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NEWS UPDATE March 20, 2012

Whitfield wants Obama admin to study regs’ impact on price hikes

Nick Juliano, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted March 20, 2012

A House Republican bill to be introduced later this week would require the president to establish an interagency panel to determine what is behind rising gas prices, focusing especially on the effect of an array of upcoming environmental rules, its key sponsor said yesterday. [ read more … ]

Slimmer Majority of Americans Champions Renewables, Poll Finds

DIANE CARDWELL  •  New York Times  •  Posted March 20, 2012

The partisan battle over the cause of the increase in gasoline prices has escalated as the average price of a gallon has crept closer to $4, with Republicans accusing President Obama for investing too much in alternative sources of energy at the expense of conventional fuels and Democrats blaming geopolitics and instability around the Persian Gulf. Now comes a survey from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press suggesting that more Americans may be moving toward the Republican way of thinking on conventional energy.
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