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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
April 20, 2005

Fact Sheet: Securing Our Nation's Energy Future

Today's Presidential Action

Today, President Bush Delivered Remarks On Energy Policy Before Members Of The United States Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce. The President stressed the vital need for comprehensive energy legislation to sustain the economic growth of the last two years, and outlined a plan to put us on a path toward greater energy independence.

Background: Keeping Our Economy Growing Requires An Affordable, Reliable, And Secure Supply Of Energy

The President Has Outlined A Plan Towards Greater Energy Independence. In the immediate term, the United States will encourage oil-producing countries to maximize their production. In the long term, we must increase our supply of energy to meet the demands of our growing economy.

Energy Solutions Should Reduce U.S. Dependence On Foreign Energy.

The President Has Laid Out Four Basic Principles That Must Guide Comprehensive Energy Legislation.

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