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Re: OT gas prices

My niece, who lives in South Carolina, has used a Honda hybrid for the past
three years and loves it.  I've driven it a few times and it is most
comfortable for me.  She gets close to 50 mpg on the highway and has had no
problems.  Congressional hearings start soon but I don't know if there is a
fast solution.
Bonnie ETN Zone 7

> [Original Message]
> From: Christopher P. Lindsey <lindsey@mallorn.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 8/23/2005 5:11:55 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT gas prices
> > I listened to an "expert" being interviewed on the prices this week. 
> > According to him, there was no way they would get any better.  The
> > at the pump go up when the barrels go up so the stations will have
> > money to buy at the higher prices.  We don't control the supply and
even if
> > we drilled at home, we couldn't match the supply as so much is used for
> > plastics and non-gas products.  Saw an article that said the sale of
> > scooters is way up...eventually, our cities might look like those in
> > Europe.  One person said it took $5 to fill his scooter vs $50 for his
> > Right there is part of the problem IMPOV.
> Of course, the scooter phase will only last until California and other 
> states interested start taxing people on a per mile basis instead of
> using gasoline taxes.
> California has been a huge proponent of this and people with hybrid 
> cars are very unhappy.
> I read a recent report that said we shouldn't be suprised to see gasoline 
> prices of $6/gallon in the near future.
> Chris
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