National Energy Policy

May 1991
Congressional Digest;May91, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p130
Looks at America's national energy policy and its continued dependency on foreign oil imports. Calls for a renewed Federal effort to reach a consensus on a comprehensive energy policy.


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