Uranium (31 - 40 of 60 items)
The Future of DOE's Uranium Enrichment Program
T-RCED-88-50: Published: Jun 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1988.
GAO discussed legislative and administrative proposals for restructuring the Department of Energy's Uranium Enrichment Program. GAO noted that program problems included: (1) unused multibillion dollar payments for electricity; (2) uranium market uncertainties; (3) aging facilities; and (4) billions of dollars in unrecovered costs. GAO also noted that the proposed Uranium Revitalization, Tailings R...
Uranium Enrichment: Congressional Action Needed To Revitalize the Program
RCED-88-18: Published: Oct 19, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO assessed the problems of the Department of Energy's (DOE) uranium enrichment program and identified options to revitalize it.GAO found that: (1) the program's financial problems include $8.8 billion in unrecovered costs, multibillion-dollar payments for unused power, market uncertainties due to ongoing litigation, and potentially large decommissioning co...
[Request for Comments on Proposed Revision to Uranium Enrichment Services Criteria]
B-207463: Published: Feb 19, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 1986.
GAO provided its opinion on the Department of Energy's (DOE) proposed revised uranium enrichment services criteria. The Atomic Energy Act provides that DOE must: (1) fully recover the cost to the government of providing such services; (2) establish prices on a nondiscriminatory basis; (3) generally not offer such services for certain nuclear materials of foreign origin; (4) establish standard term...
DOE Uranium Enrichment Activity Financial Statements: September 30, 1984
AFMD-86-19: Published: May 7, 1986. Publicly Released: May 7, 1986.
GAO examined the balance sheets of the Department of Energy's Uranium Enrichment Activity (UEA) as of September 30, 1984, and the related statements of operations, changes in government equity, and changes in the financial position for the year then ended.GAO found that the financial statements presented fairly the UEA financial position as of September 30, 1984, and the results of its operations...
The U.S. Uranium Enrichment Services Program
129151: Feb 19, 1986
GAO discussed the status of the uranium enrichment program. GAO believes that Congress needs to reevaluate the basic purpose and structure of the enrichment program by: (1) defining program objectives that take into account the realities of the enrichment marketplace; and (2) examining alternatives to full-cost-recovery pricing. GAO found that: (1) the Department of Energy (DOE) proposed modificat...
Uranium Enrichment Services Pricing
B-199909: Published: Aug 12, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
Present law requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to recover the government's cost for uranium enrichment services over a reasonable period of time but prohibits DOE from including factors in its enrichment services charge which would otherwise be included if uranium enrichment was a private enterprise. Thus present law guarantees that any DOE enrichment services charge will constitute a subsidy...
Return of Spent Nuclear Fuel From Foreign Research Reactors to the United States
RCED-85-47: Published: Dec 13, 1984. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel returned to the United States from foreign countries, focusing on: (1) the amount of spent fuel that has been and is projected to be received from foreign countries; (2) who has title to and responsibility for such fuel while it is in transit; (3) the agencies responsible for protecting the public from hazards...
The U.S. Uranium Enrichment Services Program
123545: Mar 1, 1984
Testimony was given concerning the current status of the U.S. uranium enrichment program and Department of Energy (DOE) uranium enrichment contracting practices which have been designed to improve the program's viability. Due to foreign competition, reduced consumer demand, and concern over nuclear proliferation, health, and safety issues, there has been a steady deterioration of the U.S. uranium...
Response of the Energy Research and Development Administration to a Report on Cleaning Up the Remains of Nuclear Facilities
B-164052: Published: Dec 5, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
GAO issued a report entitled “Cleaning Up the Remains of Nuclear Facilities—A Multibillion Dollar Problem” (EMD-77-46) on June 16, 1977. The Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) submitted comments on the report as required by section 236 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970 in which ERDA described the actions it planned to take in responding to the recommendations...