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What should be the energy policy of the United States?

What should be the energy policy of the United States?

National debate topic for high schools, 1978-1979, pursuant to Public law 88-246

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off., for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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    • Energy policy -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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      Bibliography: p. 492-510.

      Statementcompiled by the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress.
      SeriesDocument - 95th Congress, 2d session, Senate ;, no. 95-116, Senate document (United States. Congress. Senate) ;, no. 95-116.
      ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9502.U52 W48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 518 p. :
      Number of Pages518
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4238988M
      LC Control Number80603542

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