Dan Walters

October 16, 2014 5:43 PM

Opinion: Gasoline prices fall but will climb under cap-and-trade

California’s gasoline prices have been falling due to higher production and lower demand for crude oil, but gas prices will rise early next year when fuel is included in the state’s cap-and-trade program. How much? No one knows. And the political fallout is also uncertain.

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Dan Walters' column appears in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. He and the column moved to The Sacramento Bee in 1984. Contact him at dwalters@sacbee.com or 916-321-1195. Twitter: @WaltersBee

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