"MAY 2001 – THE NATIONAL ENERGY POLICY DEVELOPMENT GROUP This secret task force, which fought all the way to the Supreme Court to keeps its records and deliberations secret from the public, is for me the place where the deepest darkest secrets of both the September 11th attacks and government's awareness of Peak Oil lie buried. The task force convened just as the first 20 out of 25 wells drilled in the Caspian Basin came up dry holes. In “Crossing the Rubicon” I discuss the meager seven pages of NEPDG records released after lawsuits which confirm the group's obsession, not with oil discovery, conservation (economic stagnation) or energy substitutes, but with where the known oil was, who owned it and apparently who had to be dealt with to get it. (from www.devvy.com, "The Stark Reality of America's Financial Meltdown") Babyboomers read this 2-page article. Important: Click on the links within the article and read the attached articles.