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Resource ID: #15017
Subject: Energy
Source: Star (Kansas City, Mo.)
Date: January 25 & 26, 1998



The series examined why natural gas prices increased so much in late 1996 and early 1997. The natural gas industry claimed it was the work of the free market - supply and demand. The Kansas City Star found a widely used index to set the wholesale gas prices overcharged consumers hundreds of millions of dollars.

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