Comments for: Use of strategic oil reserve justified to counter speculators, revive economy

Posted June 26, 2011, at 7:44 p.m.

When I became head of the Maine energy office, in the wake of the second major oil crisis in 1979, I chose to give top priority to energy emergency preparedness. The state had to be ready to deal with an interruption in the supply of oil or electricity. After I left state government, …

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