hurdles http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/15884/all en Gas Prices Top $1-a-Gallon Higher than Year Ago; Media Don't Blame Obama http://mrc.org/articles/gas-prices-top-1-gallon-higher-year-ago-media-dont-blame-obama <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline hit $3.86 on April 25, more than $1-a-gallon higher than a year earlier and less than 25 cents away from the record high price of gasoline set in July 2008.</p> <br /> <p>In fact, per gallon prices are more than $2 higher than when Obama took office Jan. 20, 2009. Yet the president has been nearly exempt from criticism on the issue of rising prices, despite a six-month drilling moratorium and more regulatory hurdles for industry.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/gas-prices-top-1-gallon-higher-year-ago-media-dont-blame-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Government Media abc administration anti BarackObama cbs drilling energypolicy evening higher hurdles mentioned NBC networks obama oil oilpolicy oilspill overturned price prices Regulation rising shallow shows turmoil water Mon, 25 Apr 2011 18:24:00 +0000 admin 27530 at http://mrc.org