A Lingering Death

LeDroit, Lewis
June 1978
New Republic;6/10/78, Vol. 178 Issue 23, p5
Comments on the gas compromise bill approved by the U.S. Congress. Benefits of the compromise bill to consumers and natural gas producers; Bill's setting of a certain date for the U.S. government to surrender its power to control the price of natural gas; Author's arguments why the celebration for the compromise bill is premature; Gas companies' concession to let the U.S. government regulate the price of gas produced and sold within a state.


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