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Unformatted text preview: 14 Thus, our heavy reliance on cars— and the oil they run on—has grave implications for our national security. ) US Requires 96% oil in the transportation sector Deutch, Chair of Council on Foreign Relations, Schlesinger, Chair of Council on Foreign Relations,Victor, 2006 (John, James, David, Council on Foreign Relations, “National Security Consequences of U.S. Oil Dependency”, Nov 06, http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc? Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA507168, 7/3/2012) EIL Energy comes to the U.S. economy from various primary sources. Oil and gas, the two primary energy sources that are imported in substantial quantities, supply about 63 percent (figure 1). The third of the largest sources of primary energy, coal, is available from abundant domestic sources. The remaining sources are nuclear power, biomass (wood waste and biofuels), hydroelectric power, and geothermal, solar, and wind power. Most (68 percent) of the oil used in the United States is for transportation, and oil fuels 96 percent of transportat...
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