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Hazards Ahead: Managing Cleanup Worker Health and Safety at the Nuclear Weapons Complex

Hazards Ahead: Managing Cleanup Worker Health and Safety at the Nuclear Weapons Complex

Date: February 1993
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This paper concludes that, thus far, Department of Energy has (DOE) and its contractors have devoted little attention to cleanup worker health and safety. They have not convinced workers and managers that a “new culture” of accountability in environment, safety, and health is truly ascendent.
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Development Assistance, Export Promotion, and Environmental Technology

Development Assistance, Export Promotion, and Environmental Technology

Date: August 1993
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This background paper provides an overview of developing country environmental problems and markets for environmental technologies and services. It discusses preliminary estimates on the amount and purposes of environmental aid provided by donor countries in 1991. The paper discusses the commercial implications of other countries’ aid for U.S. environmental firms, and the Helsinki package adopted by the OECD in late 1991 to limit commercial advantage from use of tied aid credits.
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Impact of Legal Reforms on Medical Malpractice Costs

Impact of Legal Reforms on Medical Malpractice Costs

Date: September 1993
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report discusses the indirect cost of medical malpractice, commonly referred to as “defensive medicine,” that may add to overall health care costs. The cost of defensive medicine remains unknown and is subject to much speculation because there are no sound empirical data.
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Energy Efficiency: Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Utilities

Energy Efficiency: Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Utilities

Date: September 1993
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report focuses on the opportunities for advancing the energy efficiency of the U.S. economy through technology improvements and institutional change in the electric utility sector. In particular, the report examines the prospects for energy savings through expansion of utility demand-side management and integrated resource planning programs and related Federal policy options.
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Industrial Energy Efficiency

Industrial Energy Efficiency

Date: August 1993
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report focuses on energy use in industry, and how government policy can affect it. Trends and patterns in industrial energy use are reviewed, energy-efficient industrial equipment and practices are described, and the factors that influence corporate investment in efficient technologies are explored. Lastly, past Federal efforts to improve industrial energy efficiency are reviewed, and policy options for encouraging the further development and adoption of efficient industrial technologies are discussed.
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How technology affects teaching

How technology affects teaching

Date: October 1987
Creator: Wiske, Martha S. & Zodhiates, Philip
Description: This report discusses a study that provides an opportunity for teachers to speak to policy makers about their experiences with educational technology.
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Influences on development and innovation in educational technology

Influences on development and innovation in educational technology

Date: December 14, 1987
Creator: Brown, Dean; Kahn, Ted M. & Zauderer, Marvin M.
Description: This report provides a look at the history of educational technology, including both successful and unsuccessful government and private enterprise projects during the past three decades. The report examines trends in technological factors and new technologies that will influence development of innovative educational hardware and software during the next five years.
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Innovative use of information technology in facilitating public access to agency decisionmaking: an assessment of the experience in state and local governments: final report

Innovative use of information technology in facilitating public access to agency decisionmaking: an assessment of the experience in state and local governments: final report

Date: March 1985
Creator: Kraeme, Kenneth L.
Description: This report contains four sections. First part discusses methods and data collection, part two presents the framework, part three presents the findings from the brief sample survey of state and local agencies they conducted, as well as data from case studies dealing with use of information technology in providing public access to local government data. Part five evaluates the consistency of these findings and comment of their relevance for federal government considerations.
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Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: contractor reports, volume 1

Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: contractor reports, volume 1

Date: February 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the research and technology efforts aimed at mapping and sequencing large portions or entire genomes. It includes the implication of technologies, social and ethical issues, applications in research biology and medicine etc.
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Evaluation of a 24 hour care system for persons with Alzheimer's and related disorders

Evaluation of a 24 hour care system for persons with Alzheimer's and related disorders

Date: March 1986
Creator: Sands, Dan & Belman, Judy
Description: This report discusses the care for the persons with Alzheimer's disease in state hospitals hospitals, and nursing homes.
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