Cost of Living Council--Federal Energy Office procedures concerning petroleum price increases. Hearings...93rd Congress, 2nd Session ... by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Legal and Monetary Affairs Subcommittee.

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  • United States. -- Cost of Living Council,
  • Power resources -- United States.,
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Legal and Monetary Affairs Subcommittee: Cost of Living Council - Federal Energy Office procedures concerning petroleum price increases: hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-third Congress, second session.

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