D~~ocratic Conference '
Thursday, July 10, 1975
In February, the Senate De~~cratic Conference approved a far -
re:>.ch::.ng progra.'!l dealing with Econo::tic Recovery and Energy Efficiency . I
Ye_c~ to the report offered by an Ad Roc Co~ittce chair ed by Senator Pastore .
It was a unique achievement . It was a proeram that dealt not in platitudes
but in concrete reco~endations for legislative action with major ~pact on
:~,e life o~ the nation . It · . rc.s a blt:eprint fo~ action by the Co:-2gress .
':'he reco:1..v::.c::c.at::.on.s 'b.ich •reYe r.::'..de on dealing •rith the en.eYgy cr::.s::.s
•.:ere in sh:>..rp con.trc..st to t'!ose of t~e ?!'esident . T:1e latter shm:ed clearly
that the Ad...1"1..in::.strl:'.tion had chosen t"'.e path of ever higher prices as the vo.y
to ~eet ',;he n:>.t::.on 1 s cnerc;y shortage . Its pre~ erred method iv-as qu::.ck o.nd s-:,..?'.e .
It rills c.lso a f_::_:'l-fl "-"1 · ':'he _ess a:1 A.;.cr::.can 1 s ability to pay h::.gher and h::.g·'er
pr .:..ccs, the less h::.s ::;b.~.!'e of c:;.:::.soline a:1d all p~cl CO:!S"J.-:l,;>t.:..o:-2 ·..:he~ever it -..as to be founC.--i::
t~anspo~tat.:..on , .:..n res::.d..ent::.<.>.l hea·c.:.. :.s c.'1d coo:!..:i.ne, in a:!;)pliances and products
and in in '.;.Stry . At the sc.l.e t.:.:·r:.e •:e pro:posed to stir.!u_a've product.:.on of g:-e.-..'~er
en r sup,;>l.:.es tf>_rou h gove::-:-2.oo::rnt po2.icies -r:1.ic~ •:ould e::tcouraee research and
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