Enough Energy by 1985?

Marshall, Eliot
September 1974
New Republic;9/28/74, Vol. 171 Issue 13, p17
Focuses on the plans for improvement in the energy policy of the United States so that it will make it self sufficient in terms of its energy requirements by the year 1985. Reference to Project Independence which the head of Federal Energy Administration, John Sawhill is in charge of; Reference to two parts to the Sawhill strategy, one for saving energy and another for increasing domestic production; Lack of direct federal involvement in energy production; Allotment of large budgets for research on new energy sources; Views of a massive shift of capital and heavy material goods out of the consumer's hands into industry; Money for Project Independence; Increase in wholesale price; Increase in taxes to build up a surplus in the budget; Increase in local taxes.


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