State of the Union

1975 -- 1977

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Author: Gerald R. Ford
Published: 1977
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,880 / 49 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.3
LoC Category: J
Downloads: 260
mnybks.net#: 2657
Genres: Politics, Post-1930

January 15, 1975 -- January 19, 1976 -- January 12, 1977

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ions, cumulatively, can reduce our dependence on foreign energy supplies from 3 to 5 million barrels per day by 1985. To make the United States invulnerable to foreign disruption, I propose standby emergency legislation and a strategic storage program of 1 billion barrels of oil for domestic needs and 300 million barrels for national defense purposes.

I will ask for the funds needed for energy research and development activities. I have established a goal of 1 million barrels of synthetic fuels and shale oil production per day by 1985 together with an incentive program to achieve it.

I have a very deep belief in America's capabilities. Within the next 10 years, my program envisions: 200 major nuclear powerplants; 250 major new coal mines; 150 major coal-fired powerplants; 30 major new [oil] refineries; 20 major new synthetic fuel plants; the drilling of many thousands of new oil wells; the insulation of 18 million homes; and the manufacturing and the sale of millions of new automobiles, trucks, and buse

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