Energy: Shortage, Glut, Or Enough?
Presents an overview of the U.S. energy system, looks at the major elements of the system, including oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear energy, renewable energy, electricity, energy reserves, and conservation, and provides statistical data related to each topic.
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An Energy Overview
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