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 Decade: 1970-1979
 Collection: Office of Technology Assessment
Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas

Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas

Date: September 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment assessing the transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to be used "in consideration of major new projects for the importation of natural gas, and of the competing alternatives for transporting natural gas from Alaska through Canada...or through Alaska only and thence via LNG tankers to the lower 48 States" (p. v).
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Policy Implications of Medical Information Systems

Policy Implications of Medical Information Systems

Date: December 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) in response to the rising costs of medical care that assesses the "policy implications of computer-based medical information systems" (p. v).
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An Analysis of the ERDA Plan and Program

An Analysis of the ERDA Plan and Program

Date: October 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) analyzing a plan put forth by the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA). This report assesses the plan and "is intended to provide the Congress with much of the background information necessary for an effective analysis of ERDA's energy R&D programs" (p. vii).
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Status Report on the Gas Potential From Devonian Shales of the Appalachian Basin

Status Report on the Gas Potential From Devonian Shales of the Appalachian Basin

Date: November 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of "the potential for producing gas from the Devonian shales of the Appalachian Basin" based on "plausible economic, geologic, and technological assumptions" (Foreward).
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Perspectives on Federal Retail Food Grading

Perspectives on Federal Retail Food Grading

Date: June 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "evaluates changes and modifications in the present grading system which would facilitate consumer choices, examines the major issues associated with these changes, and outlines alternative approaches to implementing these changes" (p. ii).
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Technology Assessment of Changes in the Future Use and Characteristics of the Automobile Transportation System—Volume III: Public Participation

Technology Assessment of Changes in the Future Use and Characteristics of the Automobile Transportation System—Volume III: Public Participation

Date: October 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report—volume III—presents the findings of a nationwide public participation effort conducted in 1978 in conjunction with the assessment. The intent of the public participation program was twofold: to solicit commentary on the issues, alternatives for personal transportation, and Federal Government policy options; and to facilitate the public’s participation in OTA’s technology assessment process.
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Nuclear Proliferation and Safeguards: Appendix Volume II, Part Two

Nuclear Proliferation and Safeguards: Appendix Volume II, Part Two

Date: June 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: The focus of this report is the construction of nuclear power plants abroad, especially the problem of assuring that none of the plutonium produced in these plants is diverted for use in weapons.
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Technology Assessment of Changes in the Future Use and Characteristics of the Automobile Transportation System—Volume I: Summary and Findings

Technology Assessment of Changes in the Future Use and Characteristics of the Automobile Transportation System—Volume I: Summary and Findings

Date: February 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report analyzes the restraints of energy supply, environmental impacts, highway safety, and consumer cost on the further development of the automobile transportation system. It discusses Government initiatives that may be necessary to assure such further development.
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Annual Report to the Congress for 1978

Annual Report to the Congress for 1978

Date: March 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report includes statements by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the board, TAAC Chairman, and the director of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). The report discusses many changes that have taken place at OTA during 1978: new quarters, new management, new organizational structure, a new method of establishing project priorities, a new ONE-PAGER digest of each report issued, greater outreach.
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The Feasibility and Value of Broadband Communications in Rural Areas: A Preliminary Evaluation

The Feasibility and Value of Broadband Communications in Rural Areas: A Preliminary Evaluation

Date: April 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report covering a study conducted by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). The study looks at "the feasibility and value of using broadband communications to provide public services for rural areas" (p. I-1).
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