$6: Florida gas prices moving toward Steven Chu’s goal of $9-10

The Obama administration is accomplishing another of its goals.

CBS Tampa reports:

Talk about pain at the pump! Some Florida drivers are spending nearly $6 a gallon to fill up their gas tanks.

According to GasBuddy.com, motorists are shelling out $5.89 for a gallon of regular gas at a Shell station in Lake Buena Vista, topping out at $5.99 a gallon for premium. It doesn’t get better at a Suncoast Energy station in Orlando, where drivers are paying $5.79 for a gallon of regular…

In 2008, Chu told the Wall Street Journal:

Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe.


  1. According to local Tampa Fox news $.55 of every gallon goes to commodities speculators betting problems in the middle east will limit the amount of oil coming to the US.


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