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Comparative Analysis of the 1976 ERDA Plan and Program

Comparative Analysis of the 1976 ERDA Plan and Program

Date: May 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) analyzing the status of ERDA regarding short-term and long-term energy problems. It follows a 1975 analysis that contained a plan for ERDA; this report shows the progress since then and highlights 16 major issues that are of importance.
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An Assessment of Alternative Economic Stockpiling Policies

An Assessment of Alternative Economic Stockpiling Policies

Date: August 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that focuses on analyzing the "materials problems related to sudden discontinuities in the long-range supply/demand of a given material, resulting in complete or partial disruptions and abrupt price changes" (p. vii).
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Development of Medical Technology: Opportunities for Assessment

Development of Medical Technology: Opportunities for Assessment

Date: August 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) examining the human and financial costs to the healthcare system caused by research and development. It "discusses possibilities for and obstacles to assessing the social impacts of new medical technologies during the stages of research and development that precede their wiespread acceptance" (p. 3).
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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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A Review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Environmental Research Outlook FY 1976 Through 1980

A Review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Environmental Research Outlook FY 1976 Through 1980

Date: August 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A review by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of a previous report by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The review closely examines the proposals in the five-year plan regarding national environmental goals.
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Coastal Effects of Offshore Energy Systems: An Assessment of Oil and Gas Systems, Deepwater Ports, and Nuclear Powerplants Off the Coasts of New Jersey and Delaware

Coastal Effects of Offshore Energy Systems: An Assessment of Oil and Gas Systems, Deepwater Ports, and Nuclear Powerplants Off the Coasts of New Jersey and Delaware

Date: November 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) about the effects of coastal development in the United States, specifically New Jersey and Delaware. The study looks at "the likely consequences of three energy systems for the ocean environment, the coastal environment, and the economics and patterns of life in both States during the next two decades" (p. c.1).
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An Assessment of Information Systems Capabilities Required To Support U.S. Materials Policy Decisions

An Assessment of Information Systems Capabilities Required To Support U.S. Materials Policy Decisions

Date: December 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of an assessment designed to analyze "materials information systems and their capability to support effective policymaking decisions on materials problems" (p. vii).
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Technology Assessment Activities in the Industrial, Academic, and Governmental Communities

Technology Assessment Activities in the Industrial, Academic, and Governmental Communities

Date: December 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: Hearings over the course of four days covering the "updated view of the mission, utility, methodology, and state-of-the-art of technology assessment" (p. 1).
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Technology Assessment in Business and Government

Technology Assessment in Business and Government

Date: January 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: Hearings held by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) with the purpose of developing "a better understanding of how the processes of technology assessment have affected decisionmaking in the public and private sectors" (p.1).
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Annual Report to the Congress by the Office of Technology Assessment: March 15, 1977

Annual Report to the Congress by the Office of Technology Assessment: March 15, 1977

Date: March 1977
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 the year in review regarding the work in progress, organization and operations of OTA.
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