Impact of winter 2013-14 propane crisis significant

Impact of winter 2013-14 propane crisis significant

Report reveals Midwest propane consumers spent $561m more than in previous winters.

LAST winter, the price of propane doubled to more than $4/gal. in the Midwest and remained high for an extended period of time, straining many household budgets.

Shedding some light on the issue, a newly released report by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D, Minn.), vice chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee, found that, compared with the average amount of money spent on propane during the previous five winters, families in the Midwest spent a to

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