Energy policy (1 - 4 of 4 items)
Employment and Training: Labor's Green Jobs Efforts Highlight Challenges of Targeted Training Programs for Emerging Industries
GAO-13-555: Published: Jun 19, 2013. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 2013.
Of the $595 million identified by Labor as having been appropriated or allocated specifically for green jobs activities since 2009, approximately $501 million went toward efforts with training and support services as their primary objective, with much of that funding provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). Because the Recovery Act directed federal agencies to...
Reemployment of Retirees: Six Agencies' Use of Dual Compensation Waiver Authority is Limited
GAO-12-855R: Published: Sep 10, 2012. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 2012.
In summary, the six agencies we reviewed made very little use of the NDAA waiver authority in fiscal years 2010 and 2011. The Department of Treasury made the most, although still very little, use of the waiver authority in both fiscal years--167 waivers in fiscal year 2010 and 214 waivers in fiscal year 2011. Agency officials told us that their agencies used a combination of NDAA and other waiver...
Analysis of Federal Energy Roles and Structure
EMD-82-21: Published: Jan 20, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 1982.
Numerous questions have been raised about the Department of Energy's (DOE) management and the effectiveness of its operations leading the Administration to announce its intention to dismantle the Department and transfer its functions to other Federal agencies. Congressional concern over decentralization of the DOE responsibilities prompted a request for GAO to provide its views on: (1) recent ener...
Activities of the Energy Information Administration
109996: May 7, 1979
An evaluation was made of the Energy Information Administration (EIA), which was established under the Department of Energy to provide unbiased energy data and independent and objective analyses. The organization's five operating groups are: Energy Data; Energy Information Validation; Applied Analysis; Energy Information Services; and Program Development. While the EIA is intended to be independen...