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  United States Department of Energy - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government responsible for energy policy and nuclear safety.
The impetus for putting them all under the auspices of a single department was the 1973 energy crisis, in response to which President Jimmy Carter proposed creation of the department.
The agency is administered by the United States Secretary of Energy.
open-encyclopedia.com /DOE   (332 words)

 United States Department of Energy National Laboratories - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The system of centralized national laboratories grew out of the massive scientific endeavors of World War II, in which new technologies such as radar, the computer, the proximity fuze, and the atomic bomb proved decisive for the Allied victory.
After the war and its scientific successes, the newly created Atomic Energy Commission took over the future of the wartime laboratories, extending their lives indefinitely (they were originally thought of as temporary creations).
The national laboratory system, administered first by the Atomic Energy Commission, then the Energy Research and Development Administration, and currently the Department of Energy, is one of the largest (if not the largest) scientific research systems in the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Department_of_Energy_National_Laboratories   (552 words)

 AllRefer.com - Energy, United States Department of (U.S. Government) - Encyclopedia
The department is also responsible for the federal nuclear weapons program and the high risk research and development of energy technology.
In the wake of the energy crisis of the mid-1970s, when the price of oil rapidly increased, concerns that the United States had no energy policy led President Carter to create (1977) the cabinet-level department.
Although Ronald Reagan criticized the department during his 1980 election campaign as an example of government wastefulness and unwarranted governmental control of private enterprise, he did not abolish the department once in office.
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 United States Dep't of Energy v. Ohio, 503 U.S. 607 (1992).
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY on writs of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the sixth circuit
The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio held that both statutes waived federal sovereign immunity from punitive fines, by both their federal facilities and citizen suit sections.
Neither the United States, nor any agent, employee, or officer thereof, shall be immune or exempt from any process or sanction of any State or Federal Court with respect to the enforcement of any such injunctive relief." 42 U.S.C. Ohio and its amici stress the statutory subjection of federal facilities to "all.
straylight.law.cornell.edu /supct/html/90-1341.ZO.html   (4786 words)

 No. 99-766: Consolidated Edison Co. v. United States Department of Energy - Opposition
The Department of Energy (DOE) is charged with evaluating a site at Yucca Mountain in Nevada, and if the site is found suitable for such a repository and approved in accordance with the statutory procedures, obtaining a license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and then constructing and operating the facility.
The court concluded, however, that "DOE's current approach toward contractual remedies"-i.e., the Department's preliminary determination that the expected delay in its acceptance of SNF would be "[u]navoidable" within the meaning of Article IX-was inconsistent with the Indiana Michigan mandate.
The state petitioners argued that the court of appeals had erred in refusing to direct DOE to commence accepting SNF for disposal.
www.usdoj.gov /osg/briefs/1999/0responses/99-0766.resp.html   (3348 words)

 United States Department of Energy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United States Department of Energy is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government responsible for energy policy and nuclear safety.
The impetus for putting them all under the auspices of a single department was the 1970s oil crisis, in response to which President Jimmy Carter proposed creation of the department.
The department was activated on October 1, 1977.
www.city-search.org /un/united-states-department-of-energy.html   (602 words)

 Energy, United States Department of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The department's chief subdivisions direct programs in energy, environmental quality, national security, and science.
Why California is still dreaming The 'Golden State' faces immense problems, not least racial tension and poverty.
Detroit Diesel Corporation Continues Collaboration with U.S. Department of Energy.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/E/Energy-U1.asp   (628 words)

 United States Department of Energy Recognizes VendingMiser(R) Benefits - EnergyVortex
The Federal Department of Energy has recognized the energy saving benefits of USA Technologies' unique VendingMiser® energy management solution in an executive order prepared by the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP).
FEMP reports it wants to reduce energy consumption in the federal sector by 30 percent by 2005, saving the government more than $1 billion annually, and set a clear example of responsible and smart energy management.
The executive order states that some vending machines use up to 16 kilowatt-hours of electricity per day, totaling $350 per year in operating costs.
www.energyvortex.com /pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=1301   (520 words)

 US Department of State – Home Page
Secretary Rice is traveling to Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, and Tajikistan October 10-13, 2005, to advance bilateral and regional cooperation on security issues, to promote freedom through democratic and market-oriented reform, and to strengthen security in the region, including cooperation on counter-terrorism.
is massive, and the United States is responding rapidly and robustly.
In response to the request of President Musharraf and the Government of Pakistan, the United States is providing an initial contribution of up to $50 million for relief and reconstruction....
www.state.gov   (403 words)

 United States Department of Energy, Moscow Office
The Department of Energy's overarching mission is to enhance U.S. national security and safeguard a stable energy supply for the United States.
The Department of Energy is playing a key role in advancing this dialogue through the U.S.-Russia Energy Working Group.
Regarding energy cooperation, DOE-M advances the U.S-Russian energy dialogue by routinely interacting with representatives from the Ministry of Energy and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade on oil, gas, and energy efficiency issues.
www.usembassy.ru /embassy/section.php?record_id=energy   (560 words)

 United States Department Of Energy - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Department of Energy, 1977-1994 a summary history (SuDoc E 1.121:0098)
Department of Energy: External Regulation Savings in Safety and Health Activities at DOE Science Laboratories.
Dead reckoning: A critical review of the Department of Energy's epidemiologic research
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /united_states_department_of_energy.htm   (105 words)

 DOE: Building Energy Codes - Home
Statement of the Department of Energy - To the attendees of the 2005 ICC Final Action Hearings and other interested parties
We work with other government agencies, state and local jurisdictions, national code organizations, and industry to promote stronger building energy codes and help states adopt, implement, and enforce those codes.
The Program recognizes that energy codes maximize energy efficiency only when they are fully embraced by users and supported through education, implementation, and enforcement.
www.energycodes.gov   (105 words)

 United States Department of Energy - Jobs, Corp Human Resources (HR) Recruiting Information: Vault   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Department of Energy (DOE) was created in the first year of the Carter administration as a response to a nationwide fuel shortage during the unseasonably cold winter of 1977.
The DOE oversees the nation's nuclear weapons and nuclear power programs; in a similar vein, the agency monitors the disposal of nuclear and radioactive waste; the department also runs an energy program that seeks to increase domestic energy production and promote conservation; finally, the DOE's science program research energy solutions, including alt......
United States Department of Energy employee surveys are collected by Vault editors, Vault Gold Surveys provide detailed information on specific employers.
www.vault.com /jobs-company/UnitedStatesDepartmentofEnergy.html   (432 words)

 Office of Energy Assurance
To assist State and local governments and the private sector to recover from disruptions in the energy infrastructure, regardless of cause of the disruptions; and
America's energy infrastructure is the backbone of commerce, transportation, communications, government, health care, and home life in the United States.
Because energy is part of an interdependent network of critical physical and information infrastructures, it must be protected from terrorist acts as well as natural hazards.
www.ea.doe.gov   (212 words)

 Government Programmes in the United States - Department of Energy - Equal Employment Opportunities
The Argonne National Laboratory of the Department of Energy, working with "Chicago Women in Trades", are actively involved in the program at Joliet Junior College in Chicago.
It is a partnership with the Washington State Migrant Council.
As part of the Women in Science and Technology Initiative, the Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory held a Technical Women’s Symposium in 1994 and 1996.
www.ilo.org /public/english/employment/gems/eeo/program/usa/den.htm   (183 words)

 OE | Superconductivity Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
To improve the reliability and efficiency of electric power in America —as called for in the President’s energy plan equipment upgrades as well as new technologies are needed throughout the electric system.
The Department is partnering today with industry to develop cost-effective transmission solutions, including advanced composite conductors, high temperature superconductors, and wide area measurement systems.
The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability’s Superconductivity’s Program’s specific mission is to work in partnership with industry to develop high temperature superconducting wire and perform other research and development activities leading to the commercialization of high-temperature superconductivity (HTS) electric power applications by U.S. companies.
www.electricity.doe.gov /program/electric_rd_supercon.cfm?section=program&level2=supercon   (362 words)

Between The United States Department Of Energy And The Ministry Of The Russian Federation For Atomic Energy Concerning The Transfer Of Source Material To The Russian Federation
The United States Department of Energy ("the U.S. Party") and the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Atomic Energy ("the Russian Party"), hereinafter referred to as the Parties,
The U.S. Party shall, in accordance with and subject to applicable treaties, laws, regulations and licensing requirements of the United States of America, arrange for the distribution to the Russian Party of uranium hexafluoride delivered to the Russian Executive Agent under section 3112 (b)(3) of the USEC Privatization Act, 42 U.S.C. 2297h-10(b)(3).
www.armscontrol.ru /START/docs/heu99t.htm   (1408 words)

 United States Department of Energy - LexisNexis InfoPro - Zimmerman's Research Guide
Carol shares her expertise and experience in the September Column, the Knowledge Exchange article in the newsletter, and all the weekly research tips appearing this month.
The DOE Web site posts information about the agency and about energy use as it relates to the U.S. -- energy prices, national security, scientific research, etc. (www.energy.gov).
Among other things, FERC regulates the transmission of electricity, oil and gas in the U.S. It was created on October 1, 1977 to replace the former Federal Power Commission (FPC).
www.lexisnexis.com /infopro/zimmerman/disp.aspx?z=2068   (298 words)

 Energy & Agriculture - United States Department of Agriculture
Energy and Agriculture - United States Department of Agriculture
"America must have an energy policy that plans for the future, but meets the needs of today.
"While a national energy policy has a vitally important impact on agriculture, there is also an opportunity for agriculture to be part of the solution as we look for ways to meet the needs of our country." -- Secretary Ann M. Veneman
www.usda.gov /energy   (130 words)

 The United States Department of Energy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) provides the framework for a comprehensive and balanced national energy plan through the coordination and administration of the energy functions of the Federal government.
DOE's mission is to provide scientific foundation, technology, policy, and institutional leadership necessary to achieve efficiency in energy use, diversity in energy sources, a more productive and competitive economy, improved environmental quality, and a secure national defense.
Therefore, it is DOE's policy to encourage outside organizations and individuals to participate in all areas of energy and energy-related research and development, and to initiate imaginative and innovative exploratory research ideas and proposals that are relevant to DOE's mission and will assist in the development and efficient use of reliable energy sources.
www.westcoastpttc.org /research/united.htm   (168 words)

 Graduate Student Research Opportunities at United States Department of Energy National Laboratories
The overall purposes of involving such students are to provide access to research that is not available elsewhere and to encourage young talented students to continue their research careers focussed on areas of interest to the Department of Energy.
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) supports scientific research conducted at national laboratories throughout the nation.
Although programs are primarily designed for students from colleges and universities in the United States, students from other countries can conduct their thesis research with National Laboratory scientists and engineers.
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 Home -- NNSA
At the February 2005 Bratislava Summit, the Presidents of the United States and Russia committed to expanding and deepening cooperation on nuclear security.
The United States and Russia pledged to continue cooperation on security upgrades of Russian nuclear facilities and develop a plan of work through and beyond 2008.
Not only has the Bush Administration significantly cut back the number of deployed nuclear weapons (the Moscow Treaty), but it has embarked on a bold plan to reduce the total number of nuclear weapons in the nation's stockpile nearly by half by 2012, giving the United States its smallest nuclear weapons stockpile since the 1950s.
www.nnsa.doe.gov   (240 words)

 Partnerships for Home Energy Efficiency: Home
About Us Partnerships for Home Energy Efficiency is a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Develop new energy efficiency services to provide homeowners with greater savings.
Deliver energy efficiency savings to low income and subsidized housing.
energysavers.gov   (65 words)

 The United States Department of Energy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces the availability of a document relating to the environmental restoration activities at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL).
Final decisions about cleanup will be made under the Interagency Agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Operable Unit V, Peconic River is being addressed as part of a nationwide U.S. Department of Energy effort to clean up legacy waste.
www.bnl.gov /erd/Peconic/Docs/RiskAssessment/RA-NOA.html   (219 words)

 FERC: Federal Regulation and Oversight of Energy - Electricity, Natural Gas, LNG Terminals, Hydropower, and Petroleum
Be sure to periodically visit our Energy Policy Act of 2005 page to see how FERC is implementing the new energy law in conjunction with our realigned top priorities and Strategic Plan.
Pending energy legislation, hearings, and correspondence between FERC and Congress.
General Counsel Cynthia Marlette will testify at the subcommittee hearing titled “The Energy Policy Act of 2005: Ensuring Jobs for Our Future with Secure and Reliable Energy.” This is a legislative hearing to review the draft Energy Policy Act of 2005.
www.ferc.gov   (639 words)

 United States Department of Energy Software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Current versions of BOAST II and the associated documentation are available from the U.S. Department of Energy.
You should contact the U.S. Department of Energy Bartlesville Project Office for to either obtain current copies of the program or for further information and documentation.
United States Department of Energy Bartlesville Project Office P.O. Box 1398 Bartlesville, Oklahoma 74005 Phone: 918-336-2400
www.pe.utexas.edu /Geoscience_and_Engineering_Information/Software/DOE/BOAST2/boast2.html   (140 words)

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