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107 STAT. 2730 PROCLAMATION 6597—SEPT. 22, 1993 In tribute to these individuals and their many contributions to our society, the Congress, by Senate Joint Resolution 50, has designated the periods beginning September 19 and ending September 25, 1993, and beginning September 18 and ending September 24, 1994, as National Rehabilitation Week, and has authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation in observance of these weeks. NOW, THEREFORE, I, WILLIAM J. CLINTON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the periods beginning September 19, 1993, and ending September 25, 1993, and beginning September 18, 1994, and ending September 24, 1994, as National Rehabilitation Week. I call upon all Americans to observe these weeks with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities as an expression of their support. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-second day of September, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and eighteenth. > WILLIAM J. CLINTON Proclamation 6597 of September 22, 1993 Energy Awareness Month, 1993 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Politically, economically, and environmentally, our world is changing, and so are our energy choices. Oiu* Nation has been blessed with a wide variety of energy resources. America's diverse climate, geography, and natural resoiu'ces give us a flexibility unmatched in the world. It is our duty to use our energy resources wisely by increasing energy ef- ficiency, commercializing renewable resources, and developing innovative, clean technologies. The energy choices we make affect every aspect of our lives. The theme of Energy Awareness Month, 1993, New Energy Choices for a Changing World, highlights the importance of these decisions. In our homes, energy efficient appliances and "green" computers, such as those that qualify under the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star Program, save us money and help to preserve the environment. On om- Nation's highways, powering our vehicles with alternative fuels will help us conserve energy, develop new resources, and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. In our industries, advanced lighting, such as the systems promoted by the EPA Green Lights Program, makes our businesses more efficient, more environmentally sound, and more competitive in world markets. In the coming centiuy, the challenge will be very great to protect our precious environment and produce sustainable economic growth. Our Nation's energy use is a critical and significant part of this challenge. We must work to find more efficient ways to use current resources, and search for new ones. To encoiu'age each American to join in this effort to improve our Nation's energy future, I urge participation in activities that further our