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Fossil Fuels

Fossil fuels



Fossil Energy (FE) (Energy Dept.),1000 Independence Ave. S.W., #4G084, 20585-1290; (202) 586-6660. Fax, (202) 586-5146. Steven Winberg, Assistant Secretary.

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Responsible for policy and management of high-risk, long-term research and development in recovering, converting, and using fossil energy, including coal, petroleum, oil shale, and unconventional sources of natural gas. Handles the petroleum reserve and the naval petroleum and oil shale reserve programs; oversees the Clean Coal Program to design and construct environmentally clean coal-burning facilities.

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) (Interior Dept.), Energy Resources,12201 Sunrise Valley Dr., MS 913, Reston, VA 20192 (mailing address: 913 National Center, Reston, VA 20192); (703) 648-6470. Fax, (703) 648-5464. Walter Guidroz, Program Coordinator.

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Conducts research on geologically based energy resources of the United ...

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