Hurricane Ike spikes gas prices, subp...

Hurricane Ike spikes gas prices, subpoenas issued for price gouging, more to come

There are 1 comment on the The Carteret County News-Times story from Sep 17, 2008, titled Hurricane Ike spikes gas prices, subpoenas issued for price gouging, more to come. In it, The Carteret County News-Times reports that:

PENDER Gas prices rose dramatically following Hurricane Ike's landfall in the Gulf Coast, and now some gas stations have been subpoenaed for price gouging.

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“Hemp for building materials”

Since: Sep 08


#1 Sep 20, 2008
There is a difference between gouging and raising prices to discourage wholesale gluttony. IMO folks think twice about splurging and wasting so there will more to go around. Quite similar to rationing. Waste not want not.

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