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Judge postpones ruling on Carter oil-import fee

By WITH ANALYSIS FROM MONITOR CORRESPONDENTS AROUND THE WORLD, EDITED BY DEBRA K. PIOT / May 13, 1980



Washington

A federal judge Monday postponed until today (May 13) a decision on whether to block President Carter's fee on imported oil, which is expected to add 10 cents to the gallon of gasoline at the pump. US District Judge Aubrey Robinson closed the record and took the case under advisement after hearing three hours of arguments from government lawyers and attorneys for the oil jobbers, congressmen, and consumer groups seeking the injunction.

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