Fix broken US energy policy

Truck drivers and consumers in the Northeast and across America are screaming about high fuel prices. Politicians are complaining and discussing the option of selling oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.The US energy policy is broken and must be fixed. During 1998 and early 1999, crude oil prices-adjusted for inflation-fell to their lowest levels since the great depression of the 1930s. Oil producers warned that domestic production would drop drastically and large price increases would follow. Now, 1 year later, prices have risen dramatically to about $30/bbl, and howls of protest are being heard from consumers and politicians across the country. Ignoring the situation last year help...

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