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A study by DBL Investors shows the oil and gas industry has enjoyed massive subsidies for nearly a century, and we've got today's high and volatile gasoline prices, pollution, oil spills and myriad other problems to show for it.

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About the author: David Friedman is an engineer with expertise on fuel efficiency, alternative fuel, battery, fuel cell, and hybrid electric vehicle technologies and the policies needed to turn them into real solutions for U.S. oil dependence, air pollution and global warming. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and is a Ph.D. candidate in transportation technology and policy. Subscribe to David's posts

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