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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 8, 2005

Fact Sheet: President Bush Signs Into Law a National Energy Plan

      President Signs Energy Policy Act
      President's Statement on Energy Policy Act of 2005
      In Focus: Energy

Today, President Bush Signed Into Law The First National Energy Plan In More Than A Decade. The President's national energy plan will encourage energy efficiency and conservation, promote alternative and renewable energy sources, reduce our dependence on foreign sources of energy, increase domestic production, modernize the electricity grid, and encourage the expansion of nuclear energy.

Background: The Energy Bill Promotes Investments In Energy Conservation and Efficiency

Energy Legislation Encourages Energy Conservation And Efficiency. By supporting new energy efficient technologies, the government can offer every American better energy security at lower costs. More money is being spent on energy efficiency research today than ever before.

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