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Title: Standby gasoline rationing plan: narrative

Abstract

The objectives of the rationing plan are to provide a mechanism capable of maintaining an orderly and equitable market for gasoline in a severe supply shortfall, and capable of rapid implementation; and to comply with requirements of EPCA, which mandates the development of a contingency rationing plan. Eligibility for ration allotments will be based principally on motor vehicle registration records, maintained in a national vehicle registration file. Supplemental allotments will be granted for certain priority activities to ensure the maintenance of essential public services. Supplemental allotments will also be granted to businesses and government organizations with significant off-highway gasoline requirements. Local rationing boards or other offices will be established by states, to provide special allotments to hardship applicants, within DOE guidelines. The background and history of the plan are described. The gasoline rationing plan operations, government operations, program costs, staffing, and funding are also detailed in this report. (MCW)

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Department of Energy, Washington, DC (USA). Office of Regulations and Emergency Planning
OSTI Identifier:
6145884
Report Number(s):
DOE/ERA-0044
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 02 PETROLEUM; ENERGY POLICY; GASOLINE; ALLOCATIONS; REGULATIONS; COMMERCIAL SECTOR; DEMAND FACTORS; EMERGENCY PLAN; ENERGY POLICY AND CONSERVATION ACT; ENERGY SHORTAGES; FARM EQUIPMENT; INDUSTRIAL PLANTS; OWNERSHIP; PLANNING; TRADE; USA; VEHICLES; EQUIPMENT; FUELS; GOVERNMENT POLICIES; LAWS; NORTH AMERICA; PETROLEUM PRODUCTS; SAFETY; 293000* - Energy Planning & Policy- Policy, Legislation, & Regulation; 021000 - Petroleum- Legislation & Regulations; 294003 - Energy Planning & Policy- Natural Gas; 291000 - Energy Planning & Policy- Conservation

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title = {Standby gasoline rationing plan: narrative},
author = {Not Available},
abstractNote = {The objectives of the rationing plan are to provide a mechanism capable of maintaining an orderly and equitable market for gasoline in a severe supply shortfall, and capable of rapid implementation; and to comply with requirements of EPCA, which mandates the development of a contingency rationing plan. Eligibility for ration allotments will be based principally on motor vehicle registration records, maintained in a national vehicle registration file. Supplemental allotments will be granted for certain priority activities to ensure the maintenance of essential public services. Supplemental allotments will also be granted to businesses and government organizations with significant off-highway gasoline requirements. Local rationing boards or other offices will be established by states, to provide special allotments to hardship applicants, within DOE guidelines. The background and history of the plan are described. The gasoline rationing plan operations, government operations, program costs, staffing, and funding are also detailed in this report. (MCW)},
doi = {10.2172/6145884},
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place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {2}
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