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An Improved Financial Disclosure System
FPCD-77-14: Published: Jan 26, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 1977.
The financial disclosure system of the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) was examined to determine if the agency adequately reviewed financial disclosure statements and detected and acted on any apparent or potential conflicts of interest.ERDA financial disclosure system is effective for detecting and resolving questionable financial interests held by employees, and agency revi...
An Unclassified Digest of a Classified Report Entitled 'Safety and Transportation Safeguards at Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant'
EMD-77-9a: Published: Jan 11, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 11, 1977.
Offsite releases of radioactive materials at the Energy Research and Development Administration's (ERDA) Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant in Colorado have aroused public concern.Plutonium and enriched uranium shipments are made in approved containers and are relatively free of radiation. The agency continuously reviews its safeguards system, including provisions for additional security and the us...
Designation of Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Computer Facility as a Federal Scientific Data Processing Center Could Save Millions
LCD-76-112: Published: Dec 30, 1976. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1976.
The Regents of the University of California operate the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory as a Government-owned, contractor-operated facility under contract to the Energy Research and Development Administration. Berkeley maintains a computer facility to support its research in three primary areas: physical research, biomedical research, and energy and environment research.Although not designated as suc...
Improved Reporting Needed on the Status of Selected Major Civil Acquisitions
PSAD-77-5: Published: Dec 29, 1976. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1976.
Reports prepared on major civil projects by the Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation, Bonneville Power Administration, Federal Aviation Association, Federal Highway Administration, Urban Mass Transit Administration, and Energy Research and Development Administration were studied to determine whether reporting data on major projects could be improved to assist agencies and Congress in decision...
Current Funding Status of the Energy Research and Development Administration
B-178726: Published: Dec 15, 1976. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1976.
No summary is currently available...
Long-Range Analysis Activities in Seven Federal Agencies
PAD-77-18: Published: Dec 3, 1976. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1976.
A study of the long-range analysis activities of the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, and the Interior, the Energy Research and Development Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Federal Energy Administration included an investigation of what long-range planning and policy analyses are being made by and for the executive branch; who performs these activities; to who...
Opportunities to Improve Planning for Solar Energy Research and Development
EMD-77-8: Published: Nov 30, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1976.
The Energy Research and Development Administration's (ERDA) solar research, development, and demonstration program was surveyed to assess the adequacy of the planning process established to meet program goals.ERDA research focuses on seven different solar technologies, for which a number of program plans have been established. However, ERDA's present plans indicate only a 10-percent solar contribu...
Considerations for Commercializing the Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor
EMD-77-5: Published: Nov 29, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 29, 1976.
The liquid metal fast breeder reactor (LMFBR) is regarded as an essentially inexhaustible source of energy. A July 1975 Report by GAO and a subsequent statement by the Administrator of the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) concurred in the opinion that the LMFBR program is still in a research stage, and that in the mid-1980's, a determination could be made about the acceptabili...
Legality of the Reported Use by the Energy Research and Development Administration of Certain Fossil Energy Funds for Contracts
B-178205.80: Published: Sep 7, 1976. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 1976.
No summary is currently available...