Obama Admin continues to fight US oil drilling despite outrageous gas prices

“The Obama administration late Friday appealed a judge’s orders directing the Interior Department to act on several Gulf of Mexico deepwater drilling permits.”

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Los Angeles Gas Prices Up 15% in 6 Months

Gasoline prices have gone up by 15% in the last 6 months in LA.

Regular gas is now $3.56 per gallon at the pumps.

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Gasoline Prices Up 70% Since 2009

In Feb 2009 the price for regular gas was $1.86, in Feb 2011 it is $3.17.

That’s a whopping 70% increase in just two years!

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