How We Can Reduce Our Dependence on Foreign Oil (Sen. Ted Stevens)

The issue of the fuel economy of our cars and light trucks is significant as our country faces an increasing energy crisis. Since 9/11 our need to reduce our dependence on foreign oil increases…[We are trying to] develop an approach that would not only advance our national security interests in not only reducing our dependence on foreign oil sources, but also an approach that will avoid unintended consequences that would adversely affect the auto industry and consumer choice.