Energy Sanity

Carpenter, Robert
November 2009
Underground Construction;Nov2009, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p2
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the lack of energy policy in the U.S. According to him, the U.S. government has not established a consistent, practical and realistic energy policy for decades. He critically marks the move of President Barack Obama to use alternative energy sources in order to decrease the dependency on foreign oil.


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