Nuclear energy (1 - 10 of 10 items)
DOE's Laboratory Facilities
RCED-96-183R: Published: Jun 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on 28 Department of Energy's (DOE) laboratories, focusing on: (1) their age and condition; and (2) the backlog of facility renovation and upgrade projects; and (3) the funding available for these projects. GAO noted that: (1) 62 percent of the floor space at DOE laboratories is more than 26 years old; (2) five DOE multiprogram laborator...
Federal Research: Superconducting Super Collider's Total Estimated Cost Will Exceed $11 Billion
T-RCED-93-57: Published: Jun 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1993.
GAO discussed the estimated cost of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) and indications of further cost increases. GAO noted that: (1) DOE estimated in 1991 that SSC would cost $8.25 billion, but it did not include $1.2 billion in costs that are expected to be funded by other sources; (2) the total estimated costs for constructing SSC will exceed $11 billion; (3)...
Federal Research: Superconducting Super Collider Cost and Schedule
T-RCED-93-47: Published: May 26, 1993. Publicly Released: May 26, 1993.
GAO discussed the Department of Energy's (DOE) Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) project, focusing on its cost and schedule. GAO noted that: (1) management problems hinder SSC construction, which is over budget and behind schedule; (2) the prime contractor has not implemented a cost and schedule control system for managing the project; (3) the contractor must correct problem accounting system f...
Federal Research: Super Collider--National Security Benefits, Similar Projects, and Cost
RCED-93-158: Published: May 14, 1993. Publicly Released: May 19, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Energy's (DOE) Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) project, focusing on: (1) national security benefits of SSC; (2) the development of similar SSC programs by other countries or consortia; and (3) the total cost for completing the SSC project.GAO found that: (1) the high energy physics research proposed for SSC will not directly...
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...
U.S.-Japan Cooperative Efforts in Energy Research and Development
ID-80-36: Published: Mar 28, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1980.
Information was requested on the nature and status of United States-Japan cooperative efforts in energy research and development. In May 1979, the United States and Japan signed an agreement to cooperate on energy-related matters. This is an umbrella agreement for cooperation in several areas and is to run for 10 years. The initial areas to be emphasized are nuclear fusion and coal conversion. The...
Examination of the Circumstances Surrounding a Grant Awarded by the U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration
EMD-78-13: Published: Oct 28, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1977.
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House of Representatives' Amendment to the Energy Research and Development Administration's Authorization Bill for Fiscal Year 1978
EMD-77-73: Published: Sep 27, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1977.
The House amendment to the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) authorization bill would substantially affect ERDA basis for setting its price for uranium enrichment services.The House bill would not allow a government enrichment price which covers such factors as business risk and return on equity. Failure to include such a component would perpetuate a barrier to private industry...
International Cooperation in Energy Research and Development
098248: Jul 2, 1976
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