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Demand for Gas Down, But Just Barely

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Demand for Gas Down, But Just Barely

Economy

Demand for Gas Down, But Just Barely

Demand for Gas Down, But Just Barely

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Demand for gas has dropped only slightly since last year, despite the average gas price now hovering around $4 a gallon. Oil economist Philip Verleger tells Scott Simon that people are cutting back on driving in lots of little ways, but that significant lifestyle changes take time.