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

Samuelson, Robert
January 1976
New Republic;1/3/76, Vol. 174 Issue 1/2, p12
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.


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