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Final Report: National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence

Description: Final report presenting the National Security Commission for Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI)'s recommendations for winning the AI era. It includes a 16 chapter Main Report and "Blueprints for Action that outline the concrete steps departments and agencies can take to implement NSCAI's recommendations." - Introduction.
Date: March 1, 2021
Creator: National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (U.S.)
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The Child Tax Credit: Legislative History

Description: This report discusses the legislative history of the child tax credit and the most recent changes to it.
Date: March 1, 2018
Creator: Crandall-Hollick, Margot L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Qatar: Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy

Description: This report discusses Qatar's political and governmental structure, economy, regional relations, and security and defense agreements with the United States.
Date: March 1, 2018
Creator: Katzman, Kenneth
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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So, Now Can Menachem Zivotofsky Get His Passport Reissued to Say "Israel"?

Description: This report discusses possible effects of President Trump's announcement of moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem for U.S. citizens born in Jerusalem whose passport listed place of birth is simply Jerusalem not Israel.
Date: March 1, 2018
Creator: Elsea, Jennifer K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean Focus on the Politics of Energy

Description: This report discusses Greek and Turkish Cyprus's disputes over the natural gas deposits found off of the island and their role in Cypriot reunification negotiations.
Date: March 1, 2018
Creator: Morelli, Vincent L.
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Anti-Money Laundering: An Overview for Congress

Description: This report discusses anti-money laundering (AML), which refers to efforts to prevent criminal exploitation of financial systems to conceal the location, ownership, source, nature, or control of illicit proceeds.
Date: March 1, 2017
Creator: Miller, Rena S. & Rosen, Liana W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Majority, Concurring, and Dissenting Opinions by Judge Neil M. Gorsuch

Description: This report provides a tabular listing of cases in which Judge Gorsuch authored a majority, concurring, or dissenting opinion. The opinions are categorized into three tables: Table 1 identifies opinions authored by Judge Gorsuch on behalf of a unanimous panel; Table 2 contains controlling opinions authored by Judge Gorsuch in which one or more panelists wrote a separate opinion; and Table 3 lists cases where Judge Gorsuch wrote a concurring or dissenting opinion.
Date: March 1, 2017
Creator: Garcia, Michael John; Herman, Sarah S.; Mulligan, Stephen P.; Tsang, Linda & Wyatt, Alexandra M.
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Russia: Background and U.S. Interests

Description: This report provides background information on Russian politics, economics, and military issues. It also discusses a number of key issues for Congress concerning Russia's foreign relations and the U.S.-Russian relationship.
Date: March 1, 2017
Creator: Welt, Cory
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA): A Summary of the Act and Its Major Requirements

Description: This report summarizes the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and its major programs and regulatory requirements. It includes the drinking water security provisions added to the SDWA by the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-188), and lead reduction provisions as amended by P.L. 111-380. It also outlines amendments made in December 2013 by P.L. 113-64 (H.R. 3588) to explicitly exempt fire hydrants from coverage under the act's lead plumbing restr… more
Date: March 1, 2017
Creator: Tiemann, Mary
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Securities Law: Insider Trading

Description: This report discusses various regulations regarding insider trading violations. Insider trading in securities may occur when a person in possession of material nonpublic information about a company trades in the company's securities and makes a profit or avoids a loss.
Date: March 1, 2016
Creator: Seitzinger, Michael V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Latin America and the Caribbean: Fact Sheet on Leaders and Elections

Description: This report provides the results of recent elections in Latin America and the Caribbean. It includes three tables organized by region, containing the date of each country's independence, the name of the newly elected president or prime minister, and the projected date of the next election. Information in this report was gathered from numerous sources, including the U.S. State Department, Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA's) World Fact Book, International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)… more
Date: March 1, 2016
Creator: DeBruyne, Nese F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Case Study: Mobile Photovoltaic System at Bechler Meadows Ranger Station, Yellowstone National Park (Brochure)

Description: The mobile PV/generator hybrid system deployed at Bechler Meadows provides a number of advantages. It reduces on-site air emissions from the generator. Batteries allow the generator to operate only at its rated power, reducing run-time and fuel consumption. Energy provided by the solar array reduces fuel consumption and run-time of the generator. The generator is off for most hours providing peace and quiet at the site. Maintenance trips from Mammoth Hot Springs to the remote site are reduced. … more
Date: March 1, 2014
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Department of Defense Trends in Overseas Contract Obligations

Description: This report examines Department of Defense's (DOD) overseas contract obligations in the larger context of U.S. government and DOD contract spending, and how contract obligations are used to support DOD operations in different regions. This report also examines the extent to which this data is sufficiently reliable to use as a factor when developing policy or understanding government operations.
Date: March 1, 2014
Creator: Schwartz, Moshe & Ginsberg, Wendy
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Energy Savings and Peak Demand Reduction of a SEER 21 Heat Pump vs. a SEER 13 Heat Pump with Attic and Indoor Duct Systems

Description: This report describes results of experiments that were conducted in an unoccupied 1600 square foot house--the Manufactured Housing (MH Lab) at the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC)--to evaluate the delivered performance as well as the relative performance of a SEER 21 variable capacity heat pump versus a SEER 13 heat pump. The performance was evaluated with two different duct systems: a standard attic duct system and an indoor duct system located in a dropped-ceiling space.
Date: March 1, 2014
Creator: Cummings, J. & Withers, C.
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HTR-PROTEUS PEBBLE BED EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM CORE 4: RANDOM PACKING WITH A 1:1 MODERATOR-TO-FUEL PEBBLE RATIO

Description: In its deployment as a pebble bed reactor (PBR) critical facility from 1992 to 1996, the PROTEUS facility was designated as HTR-PROTEUS. This experimental program was performed as part of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Coordinated Research Project (CRP) on the Validation of Safety Related Physics Calculations for Low Enriched HTGRs. Within this project, critical experiments were conducted for graphite moderated LEU systems to determine core reactivity, flux and power profiles, rea… more
Date: March 1, 2014
Creator: Bess, John D. & Montierth, Leland M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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HTR-PROTEUS PEBBLE BED EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM CORES 9 & 10: COLUMNAR HEXAGONAL POINT-ON-POINT PACKING WITH A 1:1 MODERATOR-TO-FUEL PEBBLE RATIO

Description: PROTEUS is a zero-power research reactor based on a cylindrical graphite annulus with a central cylindrical cavity. The graphite annulus remains basically the same for all experimental programs, but the contents of the central cavity are changed according to the type of reactor being investigated. Through most of its service history, PROTEUS has represented light-water reactors, but from 1992 to 1996 PROTEUS was configured as a pebble-bed reactor (PBR) critical facility and designated as HTR-PR… more
Date: March 1, 2014
Creator: Bess, John D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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NEUTRON RADIOGRAPHY (NRAD) REACTOR 64-ELEMENT CORE UPGRADE

Description: The neutron radiography (NRAD) reactor is a 250 kW TRIGA (registered) (Training, Research, Isotopes, General Atomics) Mark II , tank-type research reactor currently located in the basement, below the main hot cell, of the Hot Fuel Examination Facility (HFEF) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). It is equipped with two beam tubes with separate radiography stations for the performance of neutron radiography irradiation on small test components. The interim critical configuration developed duri… more
Date: March 1, 2014
Creator: Bess, John D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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2011 Cost of Wind Energy Review

Description: This report describes the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) for a typical land-based wind turbine installed in the United States in 2011, as well as the modeled LCOE for a fixed-bottom offshore wind turbine installed in the United States in 2011. Each of the four major components of the LCOE equation are explained in detail, such as installed capital cost, annual energy production, annual operating expenses, and financing, and including sensitivity ranges that show how each component can affect L… more
Date: March 1, 2013
Creator: Tegen, S.; Lantz, E.; Hand, M.; Maples, B.; Smith, A. & Schwabe, P.
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2012 Groundwater Monitoring and Inspection Report Gnome-Coach, New Mexico, Site

Description: Gnome-Coach was the site of a 3-kiloton underground nuclear test conducted in 1961. Surface and subsurface contamination resulted from the underground nuclear testing, post-test drilling, and a groundwater tracer test performed at the site. Surface reclamation and remediation began after the underground testing. A Completion Report was prepared, and the State of New Mexico is currently proceeding with a conditional certificate of completion for the surface. Subsurface corrective action activiti… more
Date: March 1, 2013
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2012 Groundwater Monitoring Report Project Shoal Area Subsurface Corrective Action Unit 447

Description: The Project Shoal Area (PSA) in Nevada was the site of a 12-kiloton underground nuclear test in 1963. Although the surface of the site has been remediated, investigation of groundwater contamination resulting from the test is still in the corrective action process. Annual sampling and hydraulic head monitoring are conducted at the site as part of the subsurface corrective action strategy. Analytical results from the 2012 monitoring are consistent with those of the previous years, with tritium d… more
Date: March 1, 2013
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