Emergency preparedness (61 - 64 of 64 items)
Energy Emergency Preparedness
117800: Mar 9, 1982
Except for recent efforts to expedite the fill rate of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the United States is no better prepared to deal with a major oil disruption now than it was during the 1973 oil embargo, and almost all other energy emergency preparedness efforts are in various states of disarray. To be truly effective, contingency programs need to be fully developed, tested, and ready for qui...
The Effects of the Fiscal Year 1983 Budget, Energy Reorganization, and Program Changes on U.S. Energy Emergency Preparedness
EMD-82-45: Published: Mar 9, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1982.
GAO was asked to update its analysis of energy emergency preparedness by looking into the effect of continuing budget and staff reductions at the Department of Energy (DOE). It was also asked to: (1) comment on the implications that the proposed energy reorganization may have on both domestic and international energy emergency preparedness; (2) clarify the United States' obligations under the Inte...
The Strategic Petroleum Reserve
117709: Mar 2, 1982
In September 1981, GAO reported that, with the exception of the recent buildup of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), the United States is no better prepared to deal with significant disruptions in oil imports now than it was during the 1973 oil embargo. Specific plans have not yet been developed for the use of SPR during an emergency. A specific plan should be developed and integrated with ene...
The United States Remains Unprepared for Oil Import Disruptions
EMD-81-117: Published: Sep 29, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1981.
GAO examined the Federal Government's ability to cope with oil import disruptions, reported on the adequacy of the Department of Energy's (DOE) current contingency programs and organization for dealing with oil shortages, and suggested ways to strengthen the Nation's energy emergency preparedness. In order to examine present emergency preparedness, GAO examined emergency programs for quickly incre...