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President George W. Bush tries out a cell phone powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology during a demonstration of energy technologies at The National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003. Accompanied by EPA Administrator Christie Todd Whitman and Department of Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham, the President reviewed fuel cell technology in applications ranging from cars to laptop computers. White House photo by Paul Morse.
President George W. Bush tries out a cell phone powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology during a demonstration of energy technologies at The National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003. Accompanied by EPA Administrator Christie Todd Whitman and Department of Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham, the President reviewed fuel cell technology in applications ranging from cars to laptop computers. White House photo by Paul Morse.

President Bush's Hydrogen Fuel Initiative

In his State of the Union address, President Bush announced a $1.2 billion hydrogen fuel initiative to reverse America's growing dependence on foreign oil by developing the technology for commercially viable hydrogen-powered fuel cells to power cars, trucks, homes and businesses with no pollution or greenhouse gases.

  • Fuel cells are a proven technology
  • The President's initiatives will overcome key technical and cost barriers for fuel cells
  • America's energy security is threatened by our dependence on foreign oil
  • Hydrogen fuel will help ensure America's energy independence
  • Fuel cells will improve air quality and dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • Hydrogen is the key to a clean energy future
  • The Hydrogen Fuel Initiative complements President Bush's FreedomCAR initiative
  • President Bush's budget provides strong support for Hydrogen Fuel and FreedomCAR

>>Details about the President's Hydrogen Fuel Initiative

Speeches and News Releases
October 20, 2007
President Bush Signs Executive Order to Protect Striped Bass and Red Drum Fish Populations
President George W. Bush is shown a fish caught by Melissa Fischer, left, by her husband, Chris Fischer, aboard a fishing boat Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007 off the coast of St. Michaels, Md., in the Chesapeake Bay, during a television interview with the Fischers, hosts of ESPNís Offshore Adventures. President Bush talked about his love of the outdoors and the Executive Order signed earlier in the day to protect striped bass and red drum fish species.  White House photo by Eric Draper
 
October 20, 2007
President Bush Discusses Migratory Bird Conservation
President George W. Bush, left, is seen fishing aboard a fishing boat Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007 off the coast of St. Michaels, Md., in the Chesapeake Bay, for a television interview with Chris and Melissa Fischer, hosts of ESPNís Offshore Adventures, where President Bush talked about his love of the outdoors and his signing of an Executive Order earlier in the day to protect striped bass and red drum fish species. White House photo by Eric Draper
 
October 20, 2007
Executive Order: Protection of Striped Bass and Red Drum Fish Populations
 
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Policy Reports
  PDF Document Reducing the Threat of Catastrophic Wildfires and Improving Forest Health (34kb)
 
  PDF Document Administrative Actions to Implement the President's Healthy Forests Initiative (67kb)
 
  Restoring the Everglades
 
  Global Climate Change Policy Book
 
  More about the Clear Skies Initiative
 
  PDF Document Climate Change Review - Initial Report (90kb)
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  Ensuring Reliable, Affordable, and Environmentally-sound Energy
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