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Natural gas is used in over 60 million homes. In addition, natural gas is used in 78 percent of restaurants, 73 percent of lodging facilities, 51 percent of hospitals, 59 percent of offices, and 58 percent of retail buildings. Natural gas is vital to America's manufacturers, not only to power their operations, but also as an essential feedstock for many of the products we use daily - clothing, carpets, sports equipment, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment, computers, and auto parts. It is also a primary feedstock for chemicals, plastics and fertilizers. Natural gas fuels our economy. It is a clean burning domestic energy source that powers our economy. It cools and warms our homes and businesses, is used to generate electricity, and helps maintain our quality of life.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-11-24 14:19:42
Description Natural gas is used in over 60 million homes. In addition, natural gas is used in 78 percent of restaurants, 73 percent of lodging facilities, 51 percent of hospitals, 59 percent of offices, and 58 percent of retail buildings. Natural gas is vital to America's manufacturers, not only to power their operations, but also as an essential feedstock for many of the products we use daily - clothing, carpets, sports equipment, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment, computers, and auto parts. It is also a primary feedstock for chemicals, plastics and fertilizers. Natural gas fuels our economy. It is a clean burning domestic energy source that powers our economy. It cools and warms our homes and businesses, is used to generate electricity, and helps maintain our quality of life.
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Source American Petroleum Institute (API)
Keyword Fuel, Energy
Selector Rowe
Date Of Record Creation 2009-11-24 14:16:15
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Date Last Modified 2009-12-14 18:47:00
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-11-24 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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