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Re: [APD] Solar energy - gasoline prices

Bill D wrote:
> Liz is right.   The price of gasoline in Europe is much higher than in the
> USA because the per gallon tax there is $2 to $3 or more than it is here.
> This is not an opinion.  It is a fact.
> It is worrisome that some people who would debate energy policy just aren't
> aware of this basic fact and are unwilling to Google it.  How can they
> evaluate much more complex issues?

According to the Department of Energy, these are the per-gallon prices 
of gasoline on January 30 of this year excluding taxes:

Belgium: $2.15
France:  $1.99
Germany: $1.99
Italy:   $2.22
UK:      $1.97
US:      $2.18

See http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/international/prices.html

Jerry Baker
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