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BEFORE

Whether by heating our homes, fueling our automobiles, or powering factories, energy drives the U.S. economy. The dirty little secret behind America's energy policy, however, is its concealed costs. Not the price we pay at the pump or what shows up on the electric bill, but the less obvious costs of our energy choices on health, the environment, and national security.
AFTER

Memorial Day weekend heralds the start of summer travel season and everyone—especially the White House—wants to see gas prices drop. But the dirty little secret behind America's energy prices are the concealed costs. Not the price we pay at the pump or what shows up on the electric bill, but the less obvious costs of our energy choices on health, the environment, and national security. As American families take to the road, we might all consider a more holistic approach to calculating the true costs of our energy choices.