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Review of Energy Conservation Measures Implemented at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Downey, Illinois
089624: Mar 27, 1975
No summary is currently available...
Issues Affecting Shutdown or Continued Production of the Elk Hills Naval Petroleum Reserve
EMD-82-14: Published: Oct 26, 1981. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1981.
GAO examined the consequences of the continued production or shutdown of the Elk Hills, California, Naval Petroleum Reserve considering the impacts on national security, the local economy, and the budget.Elk Hills, if used for reserve purposes, could help meet vital national security needs and supplement the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). If production continues at the current maximum efficien...
Department of Energy's Gasoline Allocation Program
112915: Jul 24, 1980
GAO reviewed the adequacy of the Department of Energy's (DOE) allocation information and the ability of DOE and State energy officials to act in critical supply shortage situations to allocate available supplies fairly and in accordance with priority needs. The 1979 gasoline shortage was an example of the Government's lack of preparedness to minimize the impacts of energy emergencies and a reminde...
The Federal Government Needs a Comprehensive Program To Curb Its Energy Use
EMD-80-11: Published: Dec 12, 1979. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 1979.
In the face of the Nation's growing dependency on foreign oil imports and the undesirable economic consequences, and despite legislative and executive directives, a comprehensive energy conservation program has not yet been developed. The Federal Government has not made a sufficient commitment to curb Federal energy consumption and needs a new perspective for reducing its energy use. In assessing...
Views on Legislation To Continue State and Local Government Involvement in Promoting National Energy Objectives
EMD-80-15: Published: Nov 27, 1979. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1979.
Legislation has been proposed which would continue State and local government involvement in promoting national energy objectives. Overall, GAO agreed with the thrust of the bill and believed that legislation of this type is necessary to develop the Federal/State partnership needed to address national energy problems. The proposed legislation would authorize $110 million annually to assist State a...
Alternatives for Reducing Oil Imports by 1990; and Current Status of Recommendations in 1976 GAO Report
EMD-80-18: Published: Oct 26, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1979.
The United States should move to develop energy alternatives since it is both politically and economically vulnerable to imported oil disruptions. An analysis was requested of alternatives for reducing oil importing by 1990. These alternatives should constitute a balanced energy program including conservation, renewable energy sources, conventional oil and gas, coal, and synthetic fuels.Conservati...
Evaluation of Federal Actions in Response to the Iranian Oil Situation
EMD-79-88: Published: Aug 27, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1979.
In early March 1979, the United States entered into a commitment with the International Energy Agency (IEA) to lower petroleum consumption by up to 5 percent. This commitment would lessen the Nation's need for imports and thus help stabilize the world oil market, reduce upward pressures on oil prices, and rebuild petroleum stocks drawn during the cutoff. To achieve the IEA commitment, the Iranian...
A Framework for Developing a National Energy Conservation Program
EMD-79-76: Published: Jul 31, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1979.
The report analyzes energy conservation opportunities and evaluates how the administration might develop an overall national energy conservation program. For the Government to lead the Nation effectively toward a more efficient use of energy, the administration should establish an overall national energy conservation goal which includes an acceptable level of crude oil imports and, at the same tim...
Energy Conservation Measures at the Naval Air Station (NAS), South Weymouth, Massachusetts
098308: Jan 5, 1976
No summary is currently available...