Andrew Holland in Reuters: ‘neither party is offering policies that will effectively address high gas prices’

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Andrew Holland was mentioned on Reuters: Stung by gas prices, Obama seeks new oil market crackdown

By Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton
WASHINGTON | Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:45pm EDT

Gasoline prices have surged nearly 50 cents since late January, as tensions in the Middle East and supply disruptions bolstered oil costs. While prices at the pump have eased slightly in the past two weeks, gasoline remains around $3.92 a gallon nationwide.

Republicans have argued the administration needs to allow more drilling to help lower prices. But the only way to reduce the harm caused by gasoline price increases is to use less of it, said Andrew Holland, an energy policy analyst at the American Security Project, a Washington think-tank.

“The truth is, neither party is offering policies that will effectively address high gas prices,” Holland said.

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