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A Preliminary Analysis of the IRS Tax Administration System

A Preliminary Analysis of the IRS Tax Administration System

Date: March 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A review by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of a proposal by the Internal Revenue Service for new computerized tax administration systems. The proposal is reviewed and investigated, with suggestions and proposals given by the OTA.
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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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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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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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Organizing and Financing Basic Research to Increase Food Production

Organizing and Financing Basic Research to Increase Food Production

Date: June 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment analyzing" alternatives for organizing and financing basic research to increase food production" (Preface).
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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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Analysis of the Proposed National Energy Plan

Analysis of the Proposed National Energy Plan

Date: August 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of an analysis of the proposed national energy plan.
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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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Cancer Testing Technology and Saccharin

Cancer Testing Technology and Saccharin

Date: October 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that, among other things, assesses "the capacity of current testing methodology to predict the carcinogenic potential of chemicals consumed by humans, with special reference to the validity of extrapolating from results of animal tests to possible human effects" (p. v). This study was done in response to the banning of the sweetener saccharin and the controversy about the testing that led to the ban.
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