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 Decade: 1970-1979
 Collection: Office of Technology Assessment
Drugs in Livestock Feed: Volume 1: Technical Report

Drugs in Livestock Feed: Volume 1: Technical Report

Date: June 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) over the use of drugs in livestock feed
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The Effects of Nuclear War

The Effects of Nuclear War

Date: May 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) examining "the full range of effects that nuclear war would have on civilians: direct effects from blast and radiation; and indirect effects from economic, social, and political disruption" (Foreward).
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Emerging Food Marketing Technologies: A Preliminary Analysis

Emerging Food Marketing Technologies: A Preliminary Analysis

Date: October 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) on the "identification of new or emerging food marketing technologies that will have significant long-range impacts on society and the U.S. food system" (p. 3?).
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Energy, The Economy, and Mass Transit

Energy, The Economy, and Mass Transit

Date: October 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report on a study conducted by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) on current economic and energy conditions. The report "summarizes a number of findings regarding recent trends in the transit industry, the effects of current economic and energy conditions on the use of transit, and the relative merits of adopting alternative transportation strategies to increase transit use and achieve energy conservation objectives" (p. 1).
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Engineering Implications of Chronic Materials Scarcity

Engineering Implications of Chronic Materials Scarcity

Date: April 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: Papers delivered at the fourth Henniker Conference on National Materials Policy.
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Enhanced Oil Recovery Potential in the United States

Enhanced Oil Recovery Potential in the United States

Date: January 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) assessing "the potential of enhanced recovery techniques for freeing more of this oil [discovered oil] from the sandstone and limestone formations in which it is trapped" (Foreward).
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Environmental Contaminants in Food

Environmental Contaminants in Food

Date: December 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that is "concerned with chemical and radioactive contaminants that inadvertently find their way into the human food supply" (p. iii).
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Establishing a 200-Mile Fisheries Zone

Establishing a 200-Mile Fisheries Zone

Date: June 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) covering the the "major problems and opportunities which may occur because of the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976" (Preface).
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An Evaluation of Railroad Safety

An Evaluation of Railroad Safety

Date: May 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) evaluating the efforts made to improve the safety of the nation's railroads. The report gives "a comprehensive and systematic review of railroad safety" and assists "in current and future legislative deliberations on railroad safety" (p. v").
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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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The Financial Viability of Conrail

The Financial Viability of Conrail

Date: September 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A review prepared by the the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) based on the Final System Plan of the Consolidated Rail Corporation (ConRail) of 1974. It "examines "the critical assumptions affecting ConRail's financial viability using background data developed by USRA, the views of the key parties and independent analysis" (p.1).
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Food Information Systems

Food Information Systems

Date: February 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: Transcriptions of statements made over the course of four days regarding the food information systems in the United States.
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Food Information Systems: Summary and Analysis

Food Information Systems: Summary and Analysis

Date: August 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study done by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) intended to "review food information systems in order to isolate and evaluate those significant to the development of food legislation and related congressional policymaking" (p. xi).
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Gasohol

Gasohol

Date: September 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) addressing "the major technical, economic, environmental and social factors related to production and use" (Issues and Findings). Gasohol is a mixture of one part ethanol and nine parts unleaded gasoline.
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Government Involvement in the Innovation Process: A Contractor's Report to the Office of Technology Assessment

Government Involvement in the Innovation Process: A Contractor's Report to the Office of Technology Assessment

Date: August 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment covering "the relationship between Government action and technological innovation in the civilian sector of the U.S. economy" (p. 3).
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The Health of the Scientific and Technical Enterprise: An Advisory Panel Report to the Office of Technology Assessment

The Health of the Scientific and Technical Enterprise: An Advisory Panel Report to the Office of Technology Assessment

Date: October 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) on the science and technology fields, with the intent of developing a definition of the enterprise and giving "a framework within which policy makers can assess its health" (p. 3).
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Impact of a Department of Education on Federal Science & Technology Activities

Impact of a Department of Education on Federal Science & Technology Activities

Date: August 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) examining "a range of congressional options available for ensuring the integrity of the educational process for professional scientists and engineers is maintained" during the creation of the Department of Education (p. iii).
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Management of Fuel and Nonfuel Minerals in Federal Land: Current Status and Issues

Management of Fuel and Nonfuel Minerals in Federal Land: Current Status and Issues

Date: April 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "examines a series of options that range from continuance of the status quo to major and comprehensive innovations in the management of mineral activities on Federal lands" (p. iii).
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Materials and Energy from Municipal Waste

Materials and Energy from Municipal Waste

Date: July 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that addresses "important questions that have arisen about the feasibility of various approaches to resource recovery, recycling, and reuse" and presents "the results of an examination of important technological, economic, and institutional factors" (p. 3).
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Nuclear Proliferation and Safeguards

Nuclear Proliferation and Safeguards

Date: June 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that looks at nuclear proliferation and "seeks to facilitate an understanding of the problem and its implications, in terms of both a comprehensive overview and a detailed indepth analysis of key elements" (p. 7).
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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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Nutrition Research Alternatives

Nutrition Research Alternatives

Date: September 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that analyzes "nutrition research alternatives-alternative goals and priorities, alternative definitions and funding, and alternative research personnel requirements" (p. iii).
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Oil Transportation by Tankers: An Analysis of Marine Pollution and Safety Measures

Oil Transportation by Tankers: An Analysis of Marine Pollution and Safety Measures

Date: July 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) presenting "a factual background on tankers and a discussion of issues related to the safety of tanker operation and the potential presented by tankers for introducing polluting oil into the marine environment" (p. xv). The report investigates broad issues and suggests possible alternatives.
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Open Shelf-Life Dating of Food

Open Shelf-Life Dating of Food

Date: August 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that analyzes "consumers' perspectives on open-date labeling; benefits and costs; alternative systems and techniques; alternative criteria and scientific tests to establish open dates; enforcement mechanisms and liability related to open-date labeling; and options available to Congress" (p. 1).
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