US economists back increased exports
Sale of more US oil, gas abroad would benefit nation, majority of economists say, even if consumers paid higher fuel prices
Associated Press Energy Writer
Whether to allow more exports of U.S. oil and natural gas has become a matter of political debate in Washington. But to economists, the answer is clear: The nation would benefit.
The vast majority of economists surveyed in April by The Associated Press say lifting restrictions on exports of oil and....
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