Alaska Pipeline: Energy Needs and the Environment

Alaska Pipeline: Energy Needs and the Environment

With the authorization of the Alaskan Oil Pipeline, Nixon successfully balanced the Nation’s energy needs with its newfound environmental consciousness. Despite an atmosphere of negativity surrounding the extraction of crude oil, the United States has greatly...
Nixon’s Nuclear Energy Vision

Nixon’s Nuclear Energy Vision

President Nixon called for expanded research and application of nuclear energy with the goal to help America achieve energy independence Foreign Crisis and Pressure On October 6, 1973, Israel and her Arab neighbors Egypt and Syria went to war for the second time in...

King Coal Smashes Atomic Future

A May 6, 1971 memorandum from Domestic council staff member Will Kriegsman to Council of Economic Advisors Chair Paul McCracken, describes a meeting between the coal industry and representatives of President Nixon’s administration about the crash program for the...