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Climate Legislation and Higher Prices in Your State

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted September 15, 2009

In this blog, I've discussed a Heritage Foundation study that finds gasoline prices would increase significantly in order to meet emissions limits imposed by the Waxman-Markey legislation.

Now, Heritage has developed an interactive map that demonstrates Waxman-Markey's effect on gas prices in your state. It lists current prices as well as projections for 2012 and 2035 should this legislation be enacted.

These higher costs would be an added expense to American consumers, businesses and the nation's economy. Visit the Action Center to tell Congress to oppose this legislation.