Summary: S.967 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (05/03/1979)

(Measure passed Senate, amended)

Railroad Reorganization Energy Impact Reduction Act of 1979 - Urges the Congress to consider emergency measures to avoid the economic damage which would occur with the implementation of the proposed embargo of service on the Milwaukee Railroad requested by the Trustee of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Finds that it is imperative that the Secretary of Energy examine every way in which the Power Plant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978 can be implemented to alleviate such crisis.

Directs the Secretary of Energy to assess railroad coal hauling needs in the area served by the Milwaukee Railroad and to submit a report to the Congress within 30 days of enactment.