A Policy of Discontent: The Making of a National Energy Strategy

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PennWell Books, 2001 - Business & Economics - 446 pages
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The history and a comprehensive analysis of 65 years of energy policy-making, with an insider's view of the four-years that resulted in the Energy Policy Act of 1992. Placed in the context of U.S. energy policy-making since the New Deal, Stagliano presents a case study which lends a historical basis for measuring the ongoing work of the G.W. Bush Administration to craft a national energy strategy. Contents: Introduction by Paul T. Ruxin, Esq A brief history of U.S. energy policy and its makers The search for a policy consensus The economic policy council takes control Saddam Hussein lends a hand The national energy strategy emerges - Scathed Congress wants to know Epilouge.
 

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Prologue
A Brief History of US Energy Policy and its Makers
1
The Search for a Policy Consensus
69
The Economic Policy Council Takes Control
137
Saddam Hussein Lends a Hand
205
The National Energy Strategy Emerges Scathed
281
Congress Wants to Know
351
Epilogue
425
Index
433
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