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 Decade: 1980-1989
 Year: 1982
23rd Annual Report

23rd Annual Report

Date: January 1982
Creator: United States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
Description: The ACIR Library is composed of publications that study the interactions between different levels of government. This document is an annual report.
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Agent Orange: Veterans' Complaints Concerning Exposure to Herbicides in South Vietnam

Agent Orange: Veterans' Complaints Concerning Exposure to Herbicides in South Vietnam

Date: June 25, 1982
Creator: Smith, Pamela W.
Description: From 1962 to 1971, the United States Air Force (USAF) sprayed various herbicide mixtures (chemicals that kill plants) in South Vietnam. The purpose of the spraying was to defoliate jungle growth to deprive the Communist forces of ground cover, and to destroy enemy crops to restrict food supplies. The most extensively used of these herbicide mixtures was known as Agent Orange, a 50:50 mix of two common herbicides called 1,4,5-T and 2,4-D (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid). The third chemical present in the mixture in small amounts was TCDD, an inevitable by-product of the manufacture of 2,4,5-T. This chemical, called tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin or simply "dioxin," is highly toxic to laboratory animals when administered in its pure form. CRS has been unable to locate any report of a human death from exposure to pure TCDD. This report discusses the human health effects that have occurred from exposure to TCDD, as well as related Congressional concerns.
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Airport and Air Traffic Control System

Airport and Air Traffic Control System

Date: January 1982
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that assesses "scenarios of future growth in air transportation; alternative ways to increase airport and terminal area capacity; technological and economic alternatives to the ATC (air traffic control) system modifications proposed by the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration); and alternatives to the present ATC process" (p. 3).
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Analytical and Experimental Analysis of Procedures for Testing Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems

Analytical and Experimental Analysis of Procedures for Testing Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems

Date: February 1982
Creator: Fanney, A. H.; Thomas, W. C.; Scarbrough, C. A. & Terlizzi, C. P.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over testing procedures used for solar domestic water heating systems. Testing methods are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Annual Report to the Congress for 1981

Annual Report to the Congress for 1981

Date: March 1982
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report compiled during 1981 by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) provided technical analysis of a variety of topics emphasizing its role as “shared staff’ to Congress.
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Apalachicola, Florida

Apalachicola, Florida

Date: 1982
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Description: Map showing biological resources (aquatic organisms, terrestrial organisms, land use, etc.) in the Apalachicola region of the Gulf of Mexico coast area. Scale 1:250,000.
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Application of Method of Characteristics to Model the Transport of Discrete Solids in Partially-Filled Pipe Flow

Application of Method of Characteristics to Model the Transport of Discrete Solids in Partially-Filled Pipe Flow

Date: February 1982
Creator: Swaffield, J. A.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over transporting discrete solids in partially-filled flow pipes. The methods and application of drainage flow are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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An Assessment of Alternatives for A National Computerized Criminal History System

An Assessment of Alternatives for A National Computerized Criminal History System

Date: October 1982
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that addresses "1) the status of criminal history record systems in the United States; 2) the alternatives for a national computerized criminal history (CCH) system; 3) the possible impacts of such a system; and 4) the relevant policy issues that warrant congressional attention to ensure that the beneficial impacts of a national CCH system are maximized and the possible adverse impacts controlled or minimized" (p. iii).
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Automobile Domestic Content Requirements

Automobile Domestic Content Requirements

Date: May 18, 1982
Creator: Nanto, Dick K
Description: In response to the lowest drop of American produced automobile sales in two decades and other related conditions, legislation has been introduced that would impose domestic (local) content ratios for automotive vehicles. These would require that cars and trucks sold in the United States in large quantities contain a certain percentage of American parts and labor.
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The Availability of Nonfuel Minerals on Federal Lands: Background on the Issue

The Availability of Nonfuel Minerals on Federal Lands: Background on the Issue

Date: January 18, 1982
Creator: Powers, Jane
Description: The following report reviews the laws and practices that govern the extraction of non-fuel minerals from federal lands, and the restrict ions against such extract ions. Moreover, the federal land management agencies that regulate such activities are identified, and their responsibilities discussed.
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