Program management (51 - 60 of 88 items)
Status of the Department of Energy's Implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 as of December 31, 1984
RCED-85-65: Published: Jan 31, 1985. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the Department of Energy's (DOE) implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act for the quarter ending December 31, 1984. The report discussed DOE progress in meeting legislative deadlines, the status of the Nuclear Waste Fund, program management, information system development, and federal relations with the states and tribes.GAO found that...
Department of Energy's Initial Efforts To Implement the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982
RCED-85-27: Published: Jan 10, 1985. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1985.
GAO reviewed the Department of Energy's (DOE) efforts to implement the Nuclear Waste Policy Act in the areas of: (1) identifying waste disposal sites; (2) financing the waste disposal program through user fees; and (3) establishing an organization to carry out the program.GAO found that DOE met its statutory milestones for notifying the affected states that it identified repository locations for f...
Status of DOE Implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 as of September 30, 1984
RCED-85-42: Published: Oct 19, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on: (1) the progress which the Department of Energy (DOE) is making in meeting deadlines legislated by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act; (2) the status of the Nuclear Waste Fund; and (3) DOE management reorganization, information system development, and personnel initiatives.The act established several program requirements and set deadlines for DOE...
Overview of Selected Civilian Agencies' Progress in Achieving Energy Conservation
RCED-84-200: Published: Sep 21, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the efforts of 10 civilian agencies to meet established energy conservation goals to: (1) reduce overall energy use in existing buildings by 20 percent by 1985; (2) make all cost-effective retrofits to existing buildings by 1990; (3) make new buildings 45 percent more efficient than buildings existing in 1975; and (4) reduce petroleum use by 30...
Status of the Federal Energy Management Program
RCED-84-86: Published: Mar 7, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed and updated information concerning the management and coordination of the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) by the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).In prior testimony, GAO concluded that FEMP lacked effectiveness and support and that legislative and executive order mandates were not being carried out....
Status of the Great Plains Coal Gasification Project: August 1982
EMD-82-117: Published: Sep 14, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1982.
Pursuant to a legislative mandate, GAO reviewed the Great Plains Gasification Project. This second report contains information on all aspects of the project, including its status and the funds disbursed. The report also discusses: (1) the project's controls and management; (2) monitoring by the Department of Energy (DOE); and (3) the extent to which the DOE loan guarantee complies with applicable...
Views on Selected DOE Conservation and Renewable Energy Programs and Their Program Mandates
EMD-82-92: Published: Jun 22, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1982.
GAO was asked to review the extent to which the current administration, through the Department of Energy (DOE), has met the program mandates for its conservation and renewable energy programs.The funding provided for DOE conservation programs has grown and supports a wide range of activities. Some Federal conservation programs have contributed to reducing national energy use, and others have shown...
State Energy Conservation Program Needs Reassessing
EMD-82-39: Published: Apr 21, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1982.
As required by the Energy Conservation and Production Act, GAO made its annual report on program effectiveness, energy savings, financial controls, and compliance monitoring of the State Energy Conservation Program in six states. The report, which covers fiscal year (FY) 1979, has been updated to include 1980 data. The Administration's FY 1983 budget proposes to dismantle the Department of Energy...
Implementation of the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act by DOE's Bonneville Power Administration
116852: Nov 10, 1981
GAO reported on the manner in which the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is implementing the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act, which made BPA responsible for meeting the power needs of its customers in the least costly manner, establishing programs to conserve electricity, developing renewable energies, protecting fish and wildlife, and encouraging public partici...
Energy Conservation in the Federal Government
116827: Oct 23, 1981
The Federal Government has a an opportunity to significantly reduce its expenditures by conserving energy. It is the Nation's largest single energy consumer. Unfortunately, Federal energy consumption is on the rise. Identifying cost effective conservation measures nationwide and implementing corrective actions could result in substantial savings. Many of the legislative and Executive order mandate...