Ohioans Spend Billions to Import Gasoline
December 10, 2010
According to state level data released late Friday, by the U.S. Energy Information Administration,
Ohio used almost 118 million barrels of oil in 2009, at a cost to Ohioans of $11.7 billion dollars.
Since 98% of Ohio’s oil is imported from out of state, that means $11.5 billion left the state’s
economy to import the polluting fossil fuel. Plus, gas prices have risen 18% since this time last