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Oregon Catalyst: The latest data from AAA shows that Oregon makes the top 5 top list for states with expensive gasoline prices. The average Oregon gas price was $3.79 as of November 2021. Oregon gas prices are high because our state has a hidden gas tax called the Clean Fuel Standard — a complicated bureaucratic scheme which forces businesses to pay a fee over high-blend fuel requirements. Despite media requests, it is unknown on exactly how much the total fee costs are and where the money is going but politicians promise us that this hidden fuel tax is very important. So very important that transparency and accountability are not needed. Go figure. more