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Gas prices surge past $3 mark, second highest price on record.

By Charles Langley, Manager, UCAN Gas Project.  Early this morning gas prices edged above $3 in San Diego, passing an important psychological and economic benchmark. 

Typically, the price of gasoline in the first week of January is the lowest price of the of the year for at least the following nine months.

"This is definitely starting the year out on the wrong foot," says Charles Langley, UCAN Gasoline project Manager "and it appears that it is a lead foot pushing for higher gas prices."