What gas doesn't need

US gas producers have good reasons to crave market expansion but no reason to support growth accelerated by government. They should oppose legislation extending tax breaks for natural gas vehicles (NGVs).For producers, gas prices are painfully low. The shale-gas boom has created stubborn surplus from which only market growth offers lasting relief. But prodding by the federal government can only hurt.Legislation stimulating demand for gas-fueled vehicles can seem enticing at first glance. The oil and gas industry gets little such support from Washington, DC. Lately, it has received mainly antagonism from the national capital.But an especially hostile political climate provides no reason to...

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