Bush unveils $7.1 billion energy program

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Republican George W. Bush, saying the
United States was paying ``a steep price
for years without an energy policy,''
unveiled a $7.1 billion plan Friday to
open an Alaskan wilderness to drilling,[:-']
develop alternative sources and coax other
nations to provide steady oil supplies.

. . .

The pristine wilderness that is home to
caribou, bears and other wildlife, has
been jealously guarded by environmental
groups and ruled off limits by the Clinton


-- spider (spider0@usa.net), September 29, 2000

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