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Energy gaps seen in Bush's budget

Plan would cut funding aimed at conservation

By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / February 8, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- President Bush's latest spending plan is unlikely to substantially reduce US oil consumption in the short term because it slashes $100 million from federal programs promoting conservation and falls short of the commitment in last year's energy bill to make vast new investments in renewable and emerging technologies, like hydrogen fuel and solar power. (Full article: 1002 words)

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