New refinery legislation proposed
ND Senator John Hoeven is sponsoring new legislation that would allow refineries across the US to better plan outages in the future. Under current legislation, refineries are not able to communicate when they plan to have outages, which has resulted in lower fuel in reserves and higher prices across the country. Read more in the Bismarck Tribune. In addition, there are numerous other factors that led to the higher gas prices that residents saw in May. These factors range from fuel transportation infrastructure challenges to competitive markets. Learn more from the Bismarck Tribune.