Federal Responses to December 1989 Heating Fuel Shortages Were Limited.
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE WASHINGTON DC
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We are pleased to be here today to discuss our report on heating fuel shortages that occurred in December 1989 when the nation experienced a severe and unpredicted cold spell. Our report examined 1 allegations of shortages of heating fuels during that period 2 the impact of delays in processing waivers of the Jones Act on heating fuel supplies 3 the type of data collected and the analyses performed on heating fuel supply and demand by the Department of energys DOE Energy Information Administration EIA and 4 the impact of interruptible natural gas contracts on heating fuel supplies and availability.
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