TITLE

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania GOVERNOR URGES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO BOOST USE OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
BioCycle;Dec2005, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell has advocated the use of alternative fuels to make the nation less dependent on imported oil. The governor has named his plan "American Energy Harvest" and it urges the federal government to ask energy and utility companies to emphasize alternative fuels and fuel-saving technologies. Rendell also called for the cancellation of $2.6 billion that Congress approved for fossil fuel research and wants that ways to produce biofuels should be explored. According to Rendell the need of the hour is to is a "modern day Manhattan Project" to develop homegrown energy sources.
ACCESSION #
19350145

 

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