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Colder winter will
increase heating costs

CNN Money, by Chris isidore

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/10/2012 4:19:36 PM

New York - Heating costs are likely to significantly rise this winter, due primarily to much colder weather rather than higher prices, according to a government report released Wednesday. The Energy Information Administration forecasts that those using home heating oil, primarily homes in the Northeast, will get stuck with record high heating bills this winter. Heating costs for those homes could hit an average of $2,500 -- up 20% from last year, even though the fuel price is expected to only rise 2%.

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Whoopy doo, heating costs will ONLY go up 2%. So how about a colder winter AND higher fuels costs? Natural gas costs might go up as much as 15% and the current long range weather forecasts show no appreciable late season warming as we had last year.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: texaspast, 10/10/2012 4:27:19 PM     (No. 8923760)

In related news, a 5-year study found that the more miles you drive your car each month, the more you will pay for gasoline each month.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GraniteBayTom, 10/10/2012 4:28:24 PM     (No. 8923763)

This Global Warming is going to kill us all!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 10/10/2012 4:33:38 PM     (No. 8923774)

That headline has 'The Onion' written all over it. Oh, it's CNN, same thing.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Coy860, 10/10/2012 5:07:17 PM     (No. 8923870)

The BLUE states will turn BLUE !

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Reply 5 - Posted by: troutgreen, 10/10/2012 5:10:12 PM     (No. 8923877)

and this just in from CNN... hot summers will increase air conditioning costs.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Cardsfan, 10/10/2012 5:26:44 PM     (No. 8923917)

Cold? It's a feature of winter!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dipi, 10/10/2012 5:36:53 PM     (No. 8923940)

"Colder winter will increase heating costs"
Catchy headline. Just like saying prostitutes sell their bodies.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 10/10/2012 6:52:11 PM     (No. 8924086)

colder winter increases heating costs
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Accordance Greeneries Sloths Nitwits


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 10/10/2012 7:05:31 PM     (No. 8924112)

Poor and minorities hit hardest.

Oh....the humidity!!!

It's not the heat...

...it's the stupidity !

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Twinkle93, 10/10/2012 8:46:56 PM     (No. 8924299)

And those heating with natural gas will see their bills decrease thanks to franking..

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