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May 20, 2022

LLN (5/19/22) – Denton Cinquagrana of the Oil Price Information Service explains why diesel prices are so high right now, why there’s not much any one person or entity can do about it, what’s behind supply issues in the Northeast, and what’s likely to happen next. Also, OOIDA has concerns over the EPA’s proposed new emission standards for large trucks. And both costs and safety are front and center. And a measure in Louisiana that would double fines on an important bridge is a step closer to passage, while Oklahoma lawmakers may delay an extension of the state’s turnpike.

0:00 – Newscast.

09:59 – What’s behind high diesel prices.

24:53 – Concerns about EPA emissions plan.

39:35 – Higher fines on Louisiana bridge; turnpike expansion delayed.