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Energy Policy Office Papers, White House Central Files, 1973-1974
6172022  
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Description
The Energy Policy Office file group documents the Nixon administration’s energy policies for the early 1970s. The mission of the EPO was to identify major problems in the energy area, review alternatives, make policy recommendations, and assure that Federal agencies developed short and long-range plans for dealing with energy policies in order to achieve independence from foreign energy suppliers by 1980. The EPO assumed most of the energy-related activities of the Department of the Interior as well as programs from the Department of Agriculture, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Commerce Department, and related agencies. This series contain files from the offices’ of the following EPO staff members. The staff members were as follows: John A. Love 1973 Served as Director of the EPO and Department of Natural Resources. Charles J. DiBona 1973 Served as Deputy Director of the EPO and Special Assistant to the President for Energy, National Energy Office. John F. Schaefer 1972-1974 Served as Staff Assistant to the President, Council on International Economic Policy (1972-73); Staff Assistant to the President, Energy Policy Office (1973); and Deputy Assistant Administrator for Operations and Compliance, Federal Energy Office (1973-74). John L. Rafuse 1973 Served as Staff Assistant to the President, Energy Policy Office. Edward M. Miller, Jr. 1970-1974 Served as an Economist, Energy Policy Office 1973 to 1974; Economist, Office of Management and Budget 1974; Economist, Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis, on detail to the White House 1972 to 1973; and Economist, Department of Transportation 1970 to 1972.
Extent
43 linear feet, 9 linear inches; 100 boxes
Restrictions
Most government records are in the public domain; however, this series includes commercial materials, such as newspaper clippings, that may be subject to copyright restrictions. Researchers should contact the copyright holder for information.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Some materials may be unavailable based upon categories of materials exempt from public release established in the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974.