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The Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is the major source of energy statistics in the United States. It publishes weekly, monthly, and yearly statistical collections on most types of energy; they are available in libraries and online at The Annual Energy Review 2003 (2004) provided a complete statistical overview, while the Annual Energy Outlook 2004 (2004) projected these findings into the future. The EIA's International Energy Annual 2002 (2004) presents a statistical overview of the world energy situation, while the International Energy Outlook 2004 (2004) projects these findings into the future. The U.S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids Reserves 2002 Annual Report (2003) discusses reserves of coal, oil, and gas. The DOE's Office of Policy provides information on the National Energy Policy Plan in Report of the National Energy Policy Development Group (2001).

The DOE/EIA also provide Natural Gas Annual 2002 (2004) and Electric Power Annual 2002 (2003). The DOE makes available information on the Waste Isolation Pilot Project, the development of alternative vehicles and fuels, renewable energy sources, and electric industry restructuring.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics provides transportation information in its Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2004 (2004).

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) maintains an Internet home page ( for the Yucca Mountain Repository. Information from that site was extremely useful in the updating of this book. The EPA also provides Light-Duty Automotive Technology and Fuel Economy Trends 1975–2004 (2004) and Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2002 (2004).

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the United Nations are also important sources of information. The NRC provides the document NRC—Regulator of Nuclear Safety and Information Digest 2004–2005 Edition (2004). The United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) provides Climate Change Information Kit (2001), a document based on the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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