"Let us set as our national goal, in the spirit of Apollo, with the determination of the Manhattan Project, that by the end of this decade we will have developed the potential to meet our own energy needs without depending on any foreign energy sources." (Nov. 7, 1973)
The goal: Energy independence by 1980.
The plan: Decrease industrial use of petroleum, ration home heating oil and airplane fuel, reduce red tape for nuclear power plant construction.
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