Allocation of Energy Sources to the Travel and Tourism Industry: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Merchant Marine and Tourism of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, on S. Res. 87 ... April 2, 1979
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Merchant Marine and Tourism
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Page 67 - severe energy supply interruption" means a national energy supply shortage which the President determines— (A) Is, or is likely to be, of significant scope and duration, and of an emergency nature; (B) may cause major adverse impact on national safety or the national economy; and (C) results, or is likely to result, from an interruption in the supply of imported petroleum products, or from sabotage or an act of God.
Page 93 - What I would like to do today is to share with you an outline of the range of such benefits which we have identified.
Page 94 - Mentally healthy people participate in some form of volitional activity to supplement their required daily work. This is not merely because they want something to do in their leisure time, for many persons with little leisure make time for play. Their satisfaction from these activities meets deep seated psychological demands, quite beyond the superficial rationalization of enjoyment.
Page 59 - This area is over 90 percent developed, and we are talking about sustaining about this valuable agricultural economy. With that, I would leave my prepared statement and ask that it be included in the record in its entirety, but I would like to proceed to another matter in this same connection. PREPARED STATEMENT Senator McGEE. Yes, sir. (The statement follows:) I appear before you as Manager-Chief Counsel of Westlands Water District in the San Joaquin Valley of California.
Page 7 - To once again express the sense of the Senate with respect to the allocation of necessary energy sources to the travel and tourism industry.
Page 106 - ... Americans of the benefits of intercity rail passenger transportation? We cannot believe that to be true. It seems to us at least that this country cannot afford to dismiss the existence of Amtrak simply because at the present time there is a pressing need to trim our Nation's budget. The future of transportation in this country will be governed by the availability and the cost of fuel. Considerations which were appropriate measures of the need for rail passenger service in the past simply will...
Page 108 - By the time Amtrak began operation, the traveling public for over 13 years had been urged in every possible way to use other forms of transportation. That education was effective. It will remain effective until rail passenger operations in terms of quality and, to a great extent, quantity, are re-established in this country or until the public simply is forced back to the rails...
Page 106 - ... would not be fully patronized if it were made attractive to the public. The day is fast approaching when gasoline will become so expensive and perhaps so scarce that intercity rail service, if it exists, will be preferred to travel by private automobile. Billions of our tax dollars are being spent on mass transit. This money will never be recovered except in terms of the preservation of a quality of life which we believe to be necessary. Such expenditures will also be required for intercity rail...