During Drilling Boom, Americans Spend More On Gas Than They Have In Nearly 30 Years

From ThinkProgress Mon Feb 4 2013, 14:30:16

The Energy Information Administration reports household spending on gasoline hit nearly a three-decade high in 2012, accounting for almost 4 percent of income. That averages to roughly $2,900 per person a year. Gas consumption has decreased -- largely because of fuel-efficient cars -- but even these gains were not enough to offset 2012′s record gas [...]

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