BUSH ORDERS INCREASED ENERGY SAVINGS

President Bush has ordered federal agencies in the U.S. to redouble their conservation efforts. Goal of the executive order is to reduce 1985 federal energy consumption 20% by 2000. The Department of Energy said that effectively will double requirements of existing law and will save the U.S. government $800 million/year in energy spending by 2000. Energy Sec. James Watkins said, "The executive order, developed as part of our balanced National Energy Strategy, demonstrates this

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