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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 15, 2005

Fact Sheet: The President Calls on Congress to Pass a National Energy Policy

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Presidential Action

On June 15, 2005, President Bush Delivered Remarks In Washington, D.C., On His National Energy Policy. President Bush entered office four years ago proposing the first national energy plan in a generation, and is now calling on Congress to stop their delay and get an energy bill on his desk before the August recess.

Background: President Bush Discussed Plans To Reduce Our Dependence On Foreign Sources Of Energy

New Technologies Will Promote Conservation And Reduce Gas Consumption.

Producing And Refining More Crude Oil Here At Home Will Help Offset Growing Demand For Foreign Oil.

Developing Alternative Fuel Sources To Reduce America's Need For Foreign Energy Sources.

By Urging Other Nations To Increase Production And Helping Them Become More Efficient Users Of Energy, The United States Can Help Address Increased Demand For Energy Worldwide.

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