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  • Gridlocked or gaining ground? U.S. regulatory reform in the energy sector.
    Nivola, Pietro S. // Brookings Review; Summer93, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p36 

    Discusses regulatory reforms in the energy sector in the United States. Response of federal government to the energy crisis of 1974; Periodic shortages of natural gas due to a system of field price controls; Damages done; The Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978; Operation of the Federal Energy...

  • National Energy Policy.
    Nivola, Pietro S. // 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.

  • Energy Initiatives of the 1970s.
    Nivola, Pietro S. // Congressional Digest; May91, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p131 

    Presents a chronological look at major energy laws passed during the 1970s. Includes 1973's establishment of a national 55 miles per hour speed limit, 1975's Energy Policy and Conservation Act, and 1978's Energy Tax Act.

  • Summary of S. 341.
    Nivola, Pietro S. // Congressional Digest; May91, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p132 

    Presents a summary of S. 341, the National Energy Security Act of 1991. It contains energy efficiency provisions, energy research and transportation standards and fees.

  • Administration Energy Proposal.
    Watkins, J.D. // Congressional Digest; May91, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p136 

    Summarizes the Administration's National Energy Strategy, proposed energy policy legislation. Looks at energy efficiency, renewable energy, alternative fuel use and more.

  • "Should S. 341, the National Energy Security Act, Be Approved?" PRO.
    Watkins, J.D. // Congressional Digest; May91, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p142 

    Presents Senate floor speeches in favor of passing the National Energy Security Act (S. 341). Speeches are by Senators J. Bennett Johnston (D-La.), Malcolm Wallop (R-Wyo.) and Don Nickles (D-Okla.), Alaska Governor Walter J. Hickle, and business executives Robert B. Catell and Joseph M. Farley.

  • "Should S. 341, the National Energy Security Act, Be Approved?" CON.
    Watkins, J.D. // Congressional Digest; May91, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p143 

    Presents Senate floor speeches against passage of the National Energy Security Act, S. 341. Speeches by Senators John Chafee (R-R.I.) and Mike Matz, James L. Wolf, Daniel A. Lashof, Jennifer A. Cates and Eric R. Glitzenstein, business people concerned with the act's passage and its implications.

  • The House dealt a blow.
    MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor; 6/15/95, Vol. 87 Issue 140, p2 

    Reports on the cuts approved by the House in the Energy Department's solar energy and hydropower programs.

  • Toward a sustainable energy future
    Commoner, Barry // E: The Environmental Magazine; May/Jun1991, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p54 

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  • US government's energy goal.
    Commoner, Barry // Scholastic Update; 2/1/85, Vol. 118 Issue 10, p22 

    Interview with the US Department of Energy Under Secretary. He discusses the government's search to free the US from dependence on foreign oil through research for new energy sources and conservation.

  • Gist: Oil and energy.
    Commoner, Barry // U.S. Department of State Dispatch; 7/29/91, Vol. 2 Issue 30, p558 

    Outlines US international energy policy which seeks to ensure adequate supplies at reasonable prices for America and its friends and allies. Background; US energy policy initiatives.

  • Dutch government takes U-turn towards `free' gas market.
    Houweling, Feico // Offshore; Aug96, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p160 

    Reports on the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs' remodeling of its energy policy to adapt to increasing liberalization and internationalization of energy markets. Reasons behind the Dutch government's previous anti-liberalization stance; Steps taken by the government to address problems in...

  • Energy efficiencies are investments, not expenses.
    Rose, Bob // Energy User News; June97, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p16 

    Presents information to assist a business in deciding if its energy policy needs updating. Energy bill for commercial floor space in United States; Need for companies to identify person or persons carrying out energy policy; Importance of energy efficiency in energy policies. INSET: Six rules...

  • Corporate wealth through waste.
    Rose, Bob // Sierra; Jul/Aug91, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p16 

    Presents information from Richard Heede and Robert Bishop, two analysts with the Rocky Mountain Institute, the nation's premier energy-efficiency think tank, who examined the controversial oil provision section of President George Bush's National Energy Strategy. Compares Bush's plan with an...

  • The benefits of nuclear technology.
    Rose, Bob // Electric Perspectives; Nov/Dec92, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p40 

    Presents an excerpt from a fact sheet released by the US Council for Energy Awareness.

  • U.S. energy problems won't end when the Middle East crisis does.
    Rose, Bob // Nation's Business; Oct90, Vol. 78 Issue 10, p79 

    Editorial. Contends that the United States is overly dependent on foreign sources of oil. Urges the federal government to take four immediate steps that are compatible with sound environmental policies to increase energy supplies.

  • U.S. dependence on oil killed those 19 airmen.
    Hoagland, Jim // Indianapolis Business Journal; 7/15/96, Vol. 17 Issue 17, p5B 

    Opinion. Links the death of the US Air Force servicemen in Saudi Arabia to the United States' dependence on imported oil. Abstract mission of the airmen to stop Saddam Hussein's army; National discussion of an energy policy; Small rise in US oil consumption.

  • Liquid gold.
    Sudo, P. // Scholastic Update; 4/19/91, Vol. 123 Issue 15, p2 

    Presents an overview of a `Scholastic Update' issue on United States energy policy. Reliance on oil; Environmental and political consequences. INSET: Oil and the alternatives..

  • Balance in US energy policy for the 1990s and beyond.
    Watkins, James D. // Harvard International Review; Winter92, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p7 

    Focuses on the United States' energy policy for the 1990s and beyond. Oil shocks; Call for affordable energy supplies; Environmental concerns; Economic aspects; Policy of market reliance; Increase in the need for energy at reasonable prices; Oil production developments.

  • The need for a more responsible energy policy.
    Wirth, Timothy E. // Harvard International Review; Winter92, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p11 

    Focuses on the need for a more responsible energy policy in the United States. Environmental and economic aspects; Population trends; Need to improve oil production; Domestic production and oil imports in the United States; Need for a new national energy plan; Legal developments.

  • Japan: Crafting an energy strategy for competitiveness in the world market.
    Morse, Ronald A. // Harvard International Review; Winter92, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p14 

    Focuses on Japan's energy strategy for competitiveness in the world market. Commitment to managing the economy; Conservation, research and development efforts; Concerns on energy; Creation of special committees on energy policy; Energy consumption and Japan's gross national product; Crusade to...

  • Western European energy policy in turmoil and transition.
    Laskshmanan, T.R.; Andersson, Ake // Harvard International Review; Winter92, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p17 

    Focuses on Western Europe's energy policy. Energy transitions; Environmental concerns; Response to higher energy prices; Developments in the political and economic structures; Nature of progress in Western Europe; Network economy; Social learning issues; Research and development efforts;...

  • New York's `new' energy plan: Another visit to Oz.
    Poltenson, Norm // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing; 3/21/94, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p4 

    Criticizes the New York State Draft Energy Plan. Comparison of the energy plan to `Wizard of Oz'; Future of the electric industry; Competition between investor-owned and publicly owned utilities against nonutility generators.

  • Nuclear and hydro: Making sense out of legislative schizophrenia.
    Makansi, Jason // Power; Jan95, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p9 

    Discusses the energy policy of the United States. Emphasis on global warming legislation; Discouragement of hydro energy development in the Energy Policy Act of 1992; Inability to fulfill commitments regarding spent nuclear fuel; Optimism; Expectations.

  • Senate pushes energy incentives.
    Pekow, Charles // LP/Gas; Jun2003, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p12 

    Reports the approval by the U.S. Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee of the Energy Policy Act of 2003. Components of the bill; Plan to combine the bill with other legislation giving tax breaks to the propane industry.

  • Will Ottawa plunder the patch again?
    Koch, George // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 8/16/93, Vol. 20 Issue 35, p15 

    Speculates on whether or not a backlash of Canadian consumers to price hikes in natural gas of as much as 35 percent from last year will precipitate a federal heist of provincial oil and gas reserves. Historical precedent of previous eras of political intervention in the marketplace;...

  • Time to place some bets.
    Koch, George // New Statesman; 3/15/2010 Supplement, p3 

    The article introduces the special supplement on energy policy in Great Britain.

  • Development of CHP in the EU.
    Downing, Derek // European Power News; Jan1998, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p5 

    Reports on the European Union's (EU) energy policy for the promotion of CHP in the region. Stabilization and reduction of carbon dioxide emissions; Liberalization of the electricity internal market; Development of a framework for energy cooperation and trade between EU signatories; Research...

  • MP wants funding linked to green targets.
    Downing, Derek // Building Design; 11/8/2002, Issue 1555, p3 

    Focuses on the importance of integrating building projects to sustainability and energy targets in England.

  • Proposals would alter Canada policy greatly.
    Downing, Derek // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 8/22/94, Vol. 233 Issue 8, p18 

    Reports on National Energy Board's proposals for Canada's energy policy. Study on the advantages of opening up access to power transmission networks and expanding regional cooperation on energy planning; Criticisms on the study.

  • Update Russia's oil policy.
    Downing, Derek // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 11/21/94, Vol. 233 Issue 21, p150 

    Editorial. Advocates changes to Russia's energy policy with emphasis on its environmental aspects. Widespread damage caused by outdated pipeline equipment; US Energy Department's conference in Moscow in November 1994.

  • ...a national energy.
    Downing, Derek // Environmental Action; Mar/Apr90, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p4 

    Reports on possible establishment of a national energy plan for the United States.

  • Entering the lion's den.
    Downing, Derek // Environmental Action; Spring92, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p5 

    Reports on remarks by Energy Conservation Coalition (ECC) Director Nancy Hirsh at a January conference held by the libertarian Cato Institute. Opposed other panel members in defending the need for governmental regulation of energy policy; Her reasons.

  • Improved energy bill passes Senate.
    Downing, Derek // Environmental Action; Spring92, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p37 

    Announces passage of Senator Bennett Johnston's (D-La.) revised comprehensive energy bill by the Senate. What the bill does; Downside effects; Upcoming consideration of House energy bill (HR 776) in March or April.

  • Views on the National Energy Policy Act.
    Downing, Derek // Environmental Action; Winter93, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p36 

    Mentions some views of the Environmental Action staff and policy makers concerning the signing of the National Energy Policy Act by President George Bush. Ruth Caplan, Environmental Action's (EA) Director; Nancy Hirsh, Energy Conservation Coalition Director; Leon Lowery, EA Energy Lobbyist; Karl...

  • Debating America's energy policy.
    Downing, Derek // U.S. News & World Report; 3/4/91, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p12 

    Details come of the vocal criticism that has arisen over President Bush's energy policy, which ignores conservation and taxes for an emphasis of free-market production. Congressional critics, environmentalists' concerns, using the gulf to spur anassault on the nation's energy problems.

  • Ireland 'needs major energy policy reform'.
    Coyne, Brendan // Utility Week; 5/6/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 17, p9 

    The article discusses the recommendation made by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) on the energy policy of Ireland, that includes focusing on energy efficiency, removing subsidies for offshore wind, wave and tidal power, and adjusting the single electricity market structure (SEM)...

  • Government limits private capacity.
    Coyne, Brendan // Modern Power Systems; Jul96, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p9 

    Reports on the Pakistan government's imposition of a limit on the total capacity of proposed private power projects to be built before June 1998. Amount of electricity needed to be bridged by Pakistan by the end of 1998; Number of companies that the Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB)...

  • Deadline for energy plan.
    Coyne, Brendan // Chemical Week; 2/14/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 6, p8 

    Reports on the deadline for negotiations on the plan to liberalize Europe's energy markets.

  • Amid the hopes, one dread fear: Another NEP.
    T.M. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 5/24/93, Vol. 20 Issue 23, p21 

    Recalls the calamitous National Energy Program, instituted by Pierre Trudeau's Liberal government, a package of tax and regulatory measures introduced to channel exploration away from western Canada and into frontier regions and siphon revenues to Ottawa. Fears Ottawa is readying for another...

  • Energy Policy in the European Community: Conflicts Between the Objectives of the Unified Single Market, Supply Security and a Clean Environment.
    Surrey, John // Energy Journal; 1992, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p207 

    Examines the evolution of energy policy in the European Community (EC), the restraints of its development, the changing political background to energy-related decision in the EC, and the diverse set of objectives which face policymakers in Brussels and Member States. Role of EC in energy...

  • A moment to saver.
    Elliot, Dave // New Statesman & Society; 3/25/94, Vol. 7 Issue 295, p39 

    Reports on the taxation crisis besetting the Energy Saving Trust program of the British government. Expectation of cost increases for energy conservation schemes; Commitment to stabilization of carbon emission levels; Prescription of efficiency standards for regional electricity companies.

  • Thais bypass blackouts with new energy campaign.
    Hunt, Paul // New Scientist; 10/3/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1841, p10 

    Reveals that Thailand has set up a multimillion pound energy conservation program to prevent the widespread blackouts that afflict a growing number of Asian countries. Campaign expected to cost $456 million during the 1990's; Hope of the program is that it will stop Thailand from considering...

  • Michigan's energy code: A battle royal.
    Johnson, Arthur W. // RSI: Roofing, Siding, Insulation; Jan97, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p38 

    Focuses on Michigan's adoption of the 1993 Edition of the CABO Model Energy Code (MEC). Controversial issues related to MEC; Introduction of a bill to rescind the MEC and replace it with the old ASHRAE Standard 90A-80 as the statewide energy efficiency minimum for new homes and apartments;...

  • Congress generates energy efficiency.
    Abelson, P. // Architectural Record; Jul1992, Vol. 180 Issue 7, p25 

    Examines the bill recently passed by the US House of Representatives to promote energy efficiency. The bill mandates the Department of Energy to spend $100 million on research, development and demonstration programs for new energy technologies.

  • Squaring circle of US energy.
    Abelson, P. // Nature; 2/28/1991, Vol. 349 Issue 6312, p725 

    Opinion. Comments on the newly released United States Energy Strategy. Proposals seen as sensible yet controversial; Suggests the US should control oil consumption by raising prices.

  • More free market, less regulation, Bush asks.
    Pool, R. // Nature; 2/28/1991, Vol. 349 Issue 6312, p729 

    Reveals that US President George Bush wants a free market approach to energy policy with a minimum of direct government intervention. The new National Energy Strategy appealed for research and development for fostering new sources of energy including safer atomic power and nuclear fusion.

  • Ukraine will close reactors.
    Kanin, Y. // Nature; 11/7/1991, Vol. 354 Issue 6348, p8 

    Comments on the report of the official government commission of inquiry into the recent fire at Chernobyl and states that the Ukrainian parliament has decided to close the remaining reactors at the site. Questions in the Ukraine about where power will come from; Immediate cause of this year's...

  • How to design a new `energy strategy.'
    Yergin, D. // Newsweek; 2/11/1991, Vol. 117 Issue 6, p43 

    Suggests what President George Bush's `comprehensive national energy strategy' will have to entail to be successful. Elements of an ecumenical approach; Promoting the use of natural gas; Reigniting conservation efforts; Seeking to slow the decline in US oil production; Pursuing a diversified...

  • MPs lack faith in UK energy policy.
    Yergin, D. // Utility Week; 1/25/2013, p6 

    The article reports on the view of British Members of the Parliament that the British energy policy fails to protect consumers and promote competition among energy firms.

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