Originally Posted by TVMA Doc
Don't count on it. CA's laws regarding oxidants always seem to supercede most shortages. That is why we keep getting blasted by these short term regional shortages. There is no where else to get this blasted "californicated gas".
I'm thinking more along the lines of if our CA gets to $6/gallon (and stays there) while the rest of the country is paying $4/gallon, there might be some public outcry (and, likely, political action after some time).
Definitely not counting on it, though, and it wouldn't happen quickly.