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Bush Urges Conservation, Warns of Shortages

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Bush Urges Conservation, Warns of Shortages

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Bush Urges Conservation, Warns of Shortages

Bush Urges Conservation, Warns of Shortages

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President Bush asks Americans to use energy more efficiently in order to prevent fuel prices from shooting up in the wake of Hurricanes Rita and Katrina. He also signals a willingness to tap into strategic oil reserves — but warns that the nation may still need to brace for shortages.