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October 9, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
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October 9, 2009

Q: Will the House cap-and-trade bill raise the cost of a gallon of gasoline by 77 cents?

A: That extreme estimate comes from the oil and gas industry's lobby. Nonpartisan government experts project a lower increase, most likely between 12 and 67 cents per gallon in 2020.

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