WHY ARE GASOLINE PRICES RISING SO QUICKLY?

08/27/03

Our Guest Winona Hauter is with Public Citizen's Critical Mass Energy Project. Record increases in gasoline prices are socking Americans in the pocketbook as the Labor Day weekend approaches, but instead of promoting policies that would moderate prices - such as stronger fuel economy standards and tighter oversight of Big Oil - Congress is steering toward passage of anti-consumer energy legislation that would do little but shower billions in taxpayer subsidies on energy companies.

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