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Disposition of Funds Obtained by the Department of Energy
B-203018: Published: May 19, 1981. Publicly Released: May 19, 1981.
No summary is currently available...
Disposition of Funds Obtained by DOE Through a Consent Order
B-202380: Published: Apr 28, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1981.
The proposed disposition of Vickers Energy Corporation settlement funds by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enforcement is not in compliance with DOE authority to order restitution as interpreted by GAO. The only specific grant of restitutionary power is limited to actions which can be taken by the United States District Courts. DOE authority is limited to ordering a violator of its regula...
Need for $200,000 Subcontract Apparently Eliminated by Reagan Administration Proposal
EMD-81-81: Published: Apr 24, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1981.
In January 1981, the Department of Energy (DOE) transferred $250,000 in fiscal year (FY) 1981 funds to the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and authorized $200,000 for a sole source subcontract to MIL Corporation located in Bethesda, Maryland, to assist the DOE Office of Energy from Municipal Waste in developing the planning systems and documentation necessary to comply with DOE needs and to allow...
Claim for Damage to Household Goods
B-198453: Published: Oct 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1980.
No summary is currently available...
Increasing Costs, Competition May Hinder U.S. Position of Leadership in High Energy Physics
EMD-80-58: Published: Sep 16, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1980.
The United States has led the world in high energy physics research; other countries are now challenging that lead. The Federal Government provides nearly all of the funding of the U.S. high energy physics efforts. The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has oversight responsibility over all federally funded basic science and works with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in devel...
Gasoline Allocation: A Chaotic Program in Need of Overhaul
EMD-80-34: Published: Apr 23, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 23, 1980.
GAO was requested to review the problems in the Department of Energy's (DOE) administration of its gasoline allocation program and to identify program weaknesses. The gasoline allocation program is the only program which can be used to manage the distribution of supplies when shortfalls are under 20 percent. Basically, gasoline allocations are determined by reference to a historical base period. S...
Washington, D.C., Area Home Heating Oil Supplies Adequate But at Escalating Prices
EMD-80-42: Published: Jan 22, 1980. Publicly Released: Jan 22, 1980.
Since U.S. crude oil supplies fell early in 1979, observers have been concerned about whether sufficient home heating oil would be available for the 1979-80 winter and whether needy people would be able to afford the price. A request was made for an evaluation of heating oil availability and its escalating prices in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.Home heating oil supplies for the Washingto...
Department of Energy Small Business Procurement Practices
110922: Nov 8, 1979
A GAO report dealing with the problems applicable to the Department of Energy's (DOE) overall efforts to encourage small business contracting was discussed. While DOE had taken several actions to foster small business procurement, it was noted that: DOE goals for awarding contracts to small businesses appeared to be based on incomplete information; guidance for maximizing small business contract a...
Construction Management Problems Have Delayed Completion of the New Plutonium Facilities at Rocky Flats, Colorado
PSAD-78-90: Published: Jun 2, 1978. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1978.
Cost, schedule, and performance data of new plutonium facilities under construction at Rocky Flats, Colorado, and Los Alamos, New Mexico, were reviewed. Both projects are under the administration and management of the Department of Energy's Albuquerque Operations Office (A00). The Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant is the key producer of plutonium parts used in nuclear weapons, and the Los Alamos S...