Accession Number:

ADA263306

Title:

Federal Responses to December 1989 Heating Fuel Shortages Were Limited.

Descriptive Note:

Testimony

Corporate Author:

GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-03-13

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE