Soaring gas prices forced a lot of people to think twice about their energy consumption habits this past summer — and forced lawmakers on Capitol Hill to take a hard look at alternative energy policies. But some are worried now that falling gas prices are allowing consumers and automakers to return to the status quo. We explore how sinking gas prices are affecting the momentum for new energy policies, and how they’re giving birth to a new push to raise the gasoline tax.


  • Neil King Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

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