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[Applicability of Environmental Laws to National Nuclear Security Administration]
B-285281: Published: May 8, 2000. Publicly Released: May 8, 2000.
GAO reviewed the applicability of environmental laws to the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), focusing on whether: (1) the National Nuclear Security Administration Act narrows the waivers of sovereign immunity contained in existing environmental, safety, and health laws that apply to the Department of Energy (DOE) and the NNSA; and (2) a bill now before the Committee on Commerce (H...
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...