The Energy Policy Office file group documents the Nixon administration’s energy policies for the early 1970s. The mission
of the EPO was to identify major problems in the energy area, review alternatives, make policy recommendations, and assure
that Federal agencies developed short and long-range plans for dealing with energy policies in order to achieve independence
from foreign energy suppliers by 1980. The EPO assumed most of the energy-related activities of the Department of the Interior
as well as programs from the Department of Agriculture, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Commerce Department, and related
agencies. This series contain files from the offices’ of the following EPO staff members. The staff members were as follows:
John A. Love 1973 Served as Director of the EPO and Department of Natural Resources.
Charles J. DiBona 1973 Served as Deputy Director of the EPO and Special Assistant to the President for Energy, National Energy
John F. Schaefer 1972-1974 Served as Staff Assistant to the President, Council on International Economic Policy (1972-73);
Staff Assistant to the President, Energy Policy Office (1973); and Deputy Assistant Administrator for Operations and Compliance,
Federal Energy Office (1973-74).
John L. Rafuse 1973 Served as Staff Assistant to the President, Energy Policy Office.
Edward M. Miller, Jr. 1970-1974 Served as an Economist, Energy Policy Office 1973 to 1974; Economist, Office of Management
and Budget 1974; Economist, Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis, on detail to the White House 1972 to 1973;
and Economist, Department of Transportation 1970 to 1972.
Most government records are in the public domain; however, this series includes commercial materials, such as newspaper clippings,
that may be subject to copyright restrictions. Researchers should contact the copyright holder for information.