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WHORM - Utilities (UT)

(8.4 linear feet; boxes 1-21)

A primary subject category containing information on public utilities in the communications and power industries. This includes communications by wire or radio; facilities and charges; generating, transmitting and distributing electric power; private power production and sale; and natural and artificial gas production and distribution.

DESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY FILE CODES

UT Utilities (4.4 ft.; boxes 1-11)

A subject category containing information on energy efficiency as a means of energy security, energy conservation/efficiency, alternative fuels, low-income home energy assistance program, reconciling energy and the environment, and suggestions on how to mitigate energy effects of Persian Gulf Crisis in 1990. This category also contains a large volume of information on the National Energy Strategy.

UT001 Communications - Telecommunications (1 ft.; boxes 12-14)

A secondary subject category containing information on the telecommunications trade and market, telecommunications access, legislation pertaining to telecommunications, telecommunication equipment and research, the alarm and security industry, cable TV regulation, radar detectors, and telecommunications deregulation.

UT001-01 Radio - Television (1.4 ft.; boxes 14-18)

A secondary subject category containing information on children's television programming and content, broadcasting legislation, High Definition Television (HDTV), the Fairness Doctrine and cable TV regulations.

UT 001-02 Telegraph -Cables (.1 ft.; box 18)

A secondary subject category containing information on cable television. Contrary to its name, this category contains no information on telegraphs or communication cables.

UT001-03 Telephone (.6 ft. boxes 19-20)

A secondary subject category containing information on: regulation of AT&T, telemarketing fraud, toll-free telephone lines for Medicare, legislation on this industry, and daily tally sheets from the White House Comment Line (these show a variety of comments on numerous topics - bulk date: 1990-1991.)

UT002 Electricity (.2 ft.; box 20)

A secondary subject category containing information on the production of electricity, competition between electricity providers, rural electric cooperatives, and the National Energy Strategy as it relates to electricity.

UT003 Gas (Utility) (.1 ft.; boxes 20-21)

A secondary subject category containing information on natural gas industry and natural gas utility companies.

UT004 Water Supply (.1 ft.; box 21)

A secondary subject category containing information on water quality, water supply/shortages, water service contracts and water levels in reservoirs, lakes, and rivers.

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