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Radioactivity in gaseous waste discharged from the separations facilities during fourth quarter of 1979

Description: This document is issued quarterly for the purpose of summarizing the radioactive gaseous wastes that are discharged from the facilities of the Rockwell Hanford Operations (Rockwell). Data on alpha and beta emissions during 1979 are presented where relevant to the gaseous effluent. Emission data are not included on gaseous wastes produced within the 200 areas by other Hanford contractors.
Date: February 22, 1980
Creator: Sliger, G. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Review of issues relevant to acceptable risk criteria for nuclear waste management

Description: Development of acceptable risk criteria for nuclear waste management requires the translation of publicly determined goals and objectives into definitive issues which, in turn, require resolution. Since these issues are largely of a subjective nature, they cannot be resolved by technological methods. Development of acceptable risk criteria might best be accomplished by application of a systematic methodology for the optimal implementation of subjective values. Multi-attribute decision analysis … more
Date: February 22, 1978
Creator: Cohen, J.J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Analysis of the role of an interfacility SNM accounting system

Description: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) undertook the task of analyzing the actual and potential value of an interfacility NRC material accounting system in deterring and detecting both material diversion and facility material accounting data falsification. The most important conclusion is that only relatively minor changes are needed to upgrade the current NRC interfacility reporting system. The emphasis of the task was on evaluating the usefulness of an NRC-monitored material accounting… more
Date: February 22, 1982
Creator: McDonnel, J. L.; Chilton, P. D.; Kufahl, G. E.; Vergari, A. A. & Dunn, D. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Fusion breeder

Description: The fusion breeder is a fusion reactor designed with special blankets to maximize the transmutation by 14 MeV neutrons of uranium-238 to plutonium or thorium to uranium-233 for use as a fuel for fission reactors. Breeding fissile fuels has not been a goal of the US fusion energy program. This paper suggests it is time for a policy change to make the fusion breeder a goal of the US fusion program and the US nuclear energy program. The purpose of this paper is to suggest this policy change be mad… more
Date: February 22, 1982
Creator: Moir, Ralph W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Hazards control progress report No. 58, April-September 1979

Description: Progress is reported on research in the areas of radiation protection and industrial hygiene. Subject areas include: (1) basic computer programs for counting room automation; (2) a computing portable neutron spectrometer; (3) preliminary measurements of the neutron energy response of CR-39 carbonate plastic; (4) effect of high-expansion foam on self-1 contained breathing apparatuses; (5) permeation of organic solvents through glove samples; (6) determining neutron dose rates and 9-to-3 in. sphe… more
Date: February 22, 1980
Creator: Griffith, R.V. (ed.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Polarizer reflectivity variations

Description: On Shiva the beam energy along the chain is monitored using available reflections and/or transmission through beam steering, splitting, and polarizing optics without the intrusion of any additional glass for diagnostics. On the preamp table the diagnostic signal is obtained from the signal transmitted through turning mirrors. At the input of each chain the signal is obtained from the transmission through one of the mirrors used for the chain input alignment sensor (CHIP). At the chain output th… more
Date: February 22, 1980
Creator: Ozarski, R.G. & Prior, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[News Clip: Homes - South Dal]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: February 22, 1994, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Access Granted: Building Bridges to Inclusion

Description: Program for the 2018 UNT Equity & Diversity Conference. This year's theme "Access Granted: Building Bridges to Inclusion" features speakers and presenters related to topics such as coalition building, faith/belief systems and non-faith tradition, Minority Serving Institution(MSI), gender identity and expression, citizenship and immigration, organizational change, and leadership and mentoring.
Date: February 22, 2018
Creator: University of North Texas. Division of Institutional Equity and Diversity.
Partner: University of North Texas
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Whistleblower Protection: Actions Needed to Improve DOD's Military Whistleblower Reprisal Program

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "DODIG has taken multiple steps, in collaboration with the service IGs in some instances, to improve DOD’s ability to process military whistleblower reprisal cases in a timely manner. Timeliness is important to ensure the reliability of evidence and appropriate resolution of reprisal allegations. However, DODIG has generally not met statutory requirements to report on investigations within 180 days, or t… more
Date: February 22, 2012
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Warfighter Support: DOD Needs Strategic Outcome-Related Goals and Visibility over Its Counter-IED Efforts

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "As the responsible DOD agency for leading, advocating, and coordinating all DOD efforts to defeat improvised explosive devices (IED) the Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) was directed to develop DOD’s counter-IED strategic plan in February 2006 under DOD Directive 2000.19E. As previously recommended by GAO, JIEDDO has made several attempts to develop such a plan, but its strategic-planning actions … more
Date: February 22, 2012
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Debt Limit: Delays Create Debt Management Challenges and Increase Uncertainty in the Treasury Market

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "GAO has prepared this report to assist Congress in identifying and addressing debt management challenges. Since 1995, the statutory debt limit has been increased 12 times to its current level of $14.294 trillion. The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) recently notified Congress that the current debt limit could be reached as early as April 5, 2011, and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects t… more
Date: February 22, 2011
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Border Security: Key Unresolved Issues Justify Reevaluation of Border Surveillance Technology Program

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "In September 2004, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) established America's Shield Initiative (ASI)--a program that included a system of sensors, cameras, and databases formerly known as the Integrated Surveillance Intelligence System (ISIS)--to detect, characterize, and deter illegal breaches to the northern and southern U.S. borders. The goals of the ASI program were to address ISIS capability … more
Date: February 22, 2006
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Food Safety: Experiences of Seven Countries in Consolidating Their Food Safety Systems

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The safety and quality of the U.S. food supply are governed by a complex system that is administered by 15 agencies. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), have primary responsibility for food safety. Many legislative proposals have been made to consolidate the U.S. food safety system, but to date no… more
Date: February 22, 2005
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Pensions: Judicial Survivors' Annuities System Costs for 2008 to 2010

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "GAO found that for the 2008 to 2010 time frame covered by this review, the participating judges' share of normal cost was, on average, about 41 percent of the Judicial Survivors' Annuities System (JSAS) total normal costs, and the federal government's share of normal cost was about 59 percent of JSAS total normal costs. The federal government's share of JSAS normal costs increased over the years include… more
Date: February 22, 2013
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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National Preparedness: Countermeasures for Thermal Burns

Description: Correspondence issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The SNS contains supportive care items for thermal burns, such as bandages, pain medications, intravenous fluids, and topical antimicrobial cream needed for the immediate treatment of burn injuries to reduce the risk of infection and stabilize injured individuals. HHS officials told us that the goal of the SNS is to supplement state and local supplies used for immediate care in the initial response—ident… more
Date: February 22, 2012
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Disaster Cost Estimates: FEMA Can Improve Its Learning from Past Experience and Management of Disaster-Related Resources

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Public Law No. 110-28 directed GAO to review how the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) develops its disaster cost estimates. Accordingly, GAO addressed the following questions: (1) What is FEMA's process for developing and refining its cost estimates for any given disaster? (2) From 2000 through 2006, how close have cost estimates been to the actual costs for noncatastrophic (i.e., federal cost… more
Date: February 22, 2008
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Support for Low-Income Individuals and Families: A Review of Recent GAO Work

Description: Correspondence issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "With poverty rates and unemployment on the rise, the federal system of income, employment, and family supports has become increasingly important to a growing number of Americans. Due to their higher rates of poverty, certain minority groups are more likely than their nonminority counterparts to be represented in these programs and ancillary programs that serve low-income workers and families. The health … more
Date: February 22, 2010
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996: HHS's Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Faces Challenges to Fully Implement Certain Key Provisions

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "The Debt Collection Improvement Act (DCIA) of 1996 requires that agencies refer eligible debts delinquent more than 180 days that they have been unable to collect to the Department of the Treasury for payment and offset and to Treasury or a Treasury-designated debt collection center for cross-servicing. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made progress in referring eligible delinquent debts fo… more
Date: February 22, 2002
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Maritime Security: Public Safety Consequences of a Terrorist Attack on a Tanker Carrying Liquefied Natural Gas Need Clarification

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The United States imports natural gas by pipeline from Canada and by tanker as liquefied natural gas (LNG) from overseas. LNG--a supercooled form of natural gas--currently accounts for about 3 percent of total U.S. natural gas supply, with an expected increase to about 17 percent by 2030, according to the Department of Energy (DOE). With this projected increase, many more LNG import terminals have been … more
Date: February 22, 2007
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Veterans' Health Care: Improvements Needed to Ensure That Budget Estimates Are Reliable and That Spending for Facility Maintenance Is Consistent with Priorities

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "During fiscal years 2006 through 2012, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) had higher than estimated resources available for facility maintenance and improvement--referred to as non-recurring maintenance (NRM); these resources accounted for the $4.9 billion in VA's NRM spending that exceeded budget estimates. The additional resources came from two sources. First, VA spent less than it estimated on n… more
Date: February 22, 2013
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Medicare Advantage: Increased Spending Relative to Medicare Fee-for-Service May Not Always Reduce Beneficiary Out-of-Pocket Costs

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "In 2006, the federal government spent about $59 billion on Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, an alternative to the original Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) program. Although health plans were originally envisioned in the 1980s as a potential source of Medicare savings, such plans have generally increased program spending. Payments to MA plans have been estimated to be 12 percent greater than what Medicare w… more
Date: February 22, 2008
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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