Gasoline Expands in Heat, and Energy Slips Away
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Arkansas is one of those states that gets a little toasty in the summer, and the heat may be ripping off the state's drivers. Gasoline evaporates, which is our last word in business today.
A new report says that when drivers fill up their tanks in Arizona or California, they see a dollar or more evaporate - disappear. The gasoline expands in the heat. So there is less energy in a tank of 100-degree gas than there is in a tank of 70-degree gas. Something to keep in mind as you drive around this holiday weekend.
And that's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.
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