Jan 23 (Reuters) - U.S. dependence on foreign oil has nearly doubled since the first Arab oil embargo in 1973, according to government data. U.S. President George W. Bush is seeking ways to reduce foreign oil imports to shore up national security. In his State of the Union address later on Tuesday, Bush will ask the U.S. Congress to set a goal of cutting American gasoline usage by 20 percent over 10 years through improved vehicle fuel standards and increased production of alternative ...
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