TITLE

The Oil Policy We Needed But Didnt Get: Too Little Too Late

AUTHOR(S)
Samuelson, Robert
PUB. DATE
January 1976
SOURCE
New Republic;1/3/76, Vol. 174 Issue 1/2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the need for an effective oil policy for the U.S. in the wake of the Arab oil embargo of 1975. Information on the energy bill; Description of the energy crisis which included waiting lines, fears of heating oil shortages and anguish over price increases; Efforts of the Congress in this regard; Appraisal of the fundamental oil problem of the U.S.; Assessment of mass transit as a solution; Examination of the supposed conflict between a sound economic policy and a sound energy policy.
ACCESSION #
9984423

 

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