PLANNING AHEAD FOR ENERGY EMERGENCIES: WHOSE JOB IS IT ANYWAY?

The author, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Emergencies, U.S. Department of Energy, discusses the federal viewpoint on energy contingency planning for transportation in urban areas. He includes issues such as responsibility, cooperation, innovation, and looking ahead to find solutions for today's problems. He concludes that the Department of Energy's goal is to reduce the vulnerability of this nation's to energy supply disruptions through primary reliance on the marketplace, coupled with the use of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and other market-based responses to energy emergencies.

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    • This paper appeared in TRB Special Report 203, Proceedings of the Conference on Energy Contingency Planning in Urban Areas. Conference was conducted by TRB and sponsored by UMTA, April 6-9, 1983, Houston, Texas. Distribution, posting, or copying of this PDF is strictly prohibited without written permission of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Unless otherwise indicated, all materials in this PDF are copyrighted by the National Academy of Sciences. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
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    • Winkler, Ronald L
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  • Publication Date: 1983

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: pp 25-29
  • Monograph Title: PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE ON ENERGY CONTINGENCY PLANNING IN URBAN AREAS
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  • Accession Number: 00389969
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 31 1985 12:00AM