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Inspection of the Heber binary-cycle geothermal project

Description: We concluded that DOE had effective management control procedures to monitor project costs and the design, construction and demonstration activities. Lessons learned from previous DOE geothermal projects were applied and technical information generated from the Heber plant will be transferred to the public and private sectors by the project participants. We also identified the following issues that concerned us: Revenue Sharing: under existing revenue sharing provisions in the Cooperative Agree… more
Date: March 28, 1984
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Chemical Processing Technology Quarterly Progress Report, October-December 1961

Description: The ICPP processed Al fuel, prtncipally of the MTR-ETR type, durtng this quarter. Newly designed and installed processing equipment exhibited excellent operating performance. This included direct-air-pulsed extraction, stripping and scrub columns, and a cascade-controlled continuous evaporator in first cycle product concentration service. Aqueous zirconium fuel processing studies continued with the objective of adapting the hydrofluoric acid process to continuous dissolution-complexing to incre… more
Date: March 28, 1962
Creator: Bower, J. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[News Clip: SA cleanup]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6pm.
Date: March 28, 1994, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 50 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Fans]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 28, 1994, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 44 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: OK reax Switzer]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10pm.
Date: March 28, 1994, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 49 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: San Antonio storms]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 28, 1994, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 50 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Nuclear Parameter Survey of Molybdenum-Uranium Alloy Fuels for the Sheldon Reactor

Description: A parameter survey was conducted on 19-rod fuel clusters using 3 and 10 wt.% Mo--U alloys. Graphs are included for the core diameter and initial conversion ratio for k/sub eff/= 1.064 as a function of moderator can size, and for the effect of the Mo resonance integral. (D. L.C.)
Date: March 28, 1958
Creator: Blaine, R. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Area recommendation report for the crystalline repository project: An evaluation. [Crystalline Repository Project]

Description: An evaluation is given of DOE's recommendation of the Elk River complex in North Carolina for siting the second repository. Twelve recommendations are made including a strong suggestion that the Cherokee Tribe appeal both through political and legal avenues for inclusion as an affected area primarily due to projected impacts upon economy and public health as a consequence of the potential for reduced tourism.
Date: March 28, 1986
Creator: Beck, J E; Lowe, H & Yurkovich, S P
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Investigation of sodium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate and water systems for saturated solar ponds. Final report

Description: The overall objective of this study was to gather relevant data primarily from the published literature to investigate the technical feasibility of using a Na/sub 2/CO/sub 3/-NaHCO/sub 3/ mixture for a saturated solar pond. This objective was accomplished by a literature search and review of existing chemical information and by performing simple chemistry experiments in the laboratory. Information on density, solubility, phase diagram, equilibrium compositions, reaction rate constant, equilibri… more
Date: March 28, 1980
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Farm Commodity Provisions in the 2014 Farm Bill (P.L. 113-79)

Description: This report describes the farm commodity programs in Title I of the 2014 farm bill for "covered commodities" such as wheat, corn, soybeans, rice, and peanuts. Producer support is provided for the 2014-2018 crop years primarily through either statutory ("reference") prices or historical revenue guarantees based on the five most recent years of crop prices and yields.
Date: March 28, 2014
Creator: Shields, Dennis A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Internet Domain Names: Background and Policy Issues

Description: This report discusses the Domain Name System (DNS), which is the distributed set of databases that contain address numbers mapped to corresponding domain names, making it possible to send and receive messages and to access information on the Internet. The report includes background on the DNS and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) that manages the servies, as well as related issues for the 113th Congress.
Date: March 28, 2014
Creator: Kruger, Lennard G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Energy Efficiency: Better Coordination among Federal Programs Needed to Allocate Testing Resources

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The three key federal energy efficiency programs--minimum energy efficiency standards led by the Department of Energy (DOE), EnergyGuide led by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and Energy Star led by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with support from DOE--take different approaches to the shared goal of improving the energy efficiency of selected categories of household appliances and consume… more
Date: March 28, 2013
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Port Risk Management: Additional Federal Guidance Would Aid Ports in Disaster Planning and Recovery

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "U.S ports are significant to the U.S. economy, handling more than 2 billion tons of domestic and import/export cargo annually. Since Sept. 11, 2001, much of the national focus on ports' preparedness has been on preventing potential acts of terror, the 2005 hurricane season renewed focus on how to protect ports from a diversity of threats, including natural disasters. This report was prepared under the a… more
Date: March 28, 2007
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Information Technology: Observations on Department of Defense's Draft Enterprise Architecture

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "The fiscal year 2003 Defense Authorization Act requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to develop by May 1, 2003, a financial management enterprise architecture, including a transition plan, that meets certain requirements. The act also requires that GAO submit to congressional defense committees an assessment of the architecture and transition plan within 60 days of their approval. As part of our ongoing work… more
Date: March 28, 2003
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Acquisition Workforce: Federal Agencies Obtain Training to Meet Requirements, but Have Limited Insight into Costs and Benefits of Training Investment

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) sets standards and policies for the federal acquisition workforce, and has established certification requirements, including minimal training, for the three main acquisition roles--contracting staff, Contracting Officer's Representatives, and Program/Project Managers--to promote the development of government-wide core acquisition competencies and facilitat… more
Date: March 28, 2013
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Private Pensions: Timely Action Needed to Address Impending Multiemployer Plan Insolvencies

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The most severely distressed multiemployer plans have taken significant steps to address their funding problems and, while most plans expected improved financial health, some did not. A survey conducted by a large actuarial and consulting firm serving multiemployer plans suggests that the large majority of the most severely underfunded plans--those designated as being in critical status--either have inc… more
Date: March 28, 2013
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Klamath River Basin: Reclamation Met Its Water Bank Obligations, but Information Provided to Water Bank Stakeholders Could Be Improved

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Drought conditions along the Oregon and California border since 2000 have made it difficult for the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) to meet Klamath Project irrigation demands and Klamath River flow requirements for threatened salmon. To augment river flows and avoid jeopardizing the salmon's existence, Reclamation established a multiyear water bank as part of its Klamath Project operations for 2002 … more
Date: March 28, 2005
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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NASA: Issues Surrounding the Transition from the Space Shuttle to the Next Generation of Human Space Flight Systems

Description: Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "On January 14, 2004, the President announced a new Vision for space exploration that directs the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to focus its efforts on returning humans to the moon by 2020 in preparation for future, more ambitions missions. Implementing the Vision will require hundreds of billions of dollars and a sustained commitment from multiple administrations and Congresses. Some of… more
Date: March 28, 2007
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Aviation Security: Secure Flight Development and Testing Under Way, but Risks Should Be Managed as System Is Further Developed

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Among its efforts to strengthen aviation security, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is developing a new passenger prescreening system--known as Secure Flight. As required by Congress, TSA is planning to assume, through Secure Flight, the prescreening function currently performed by the air carriers. This report assesses the (1) status of Secure Flight's development and implementation, (2… more
Date: March 28, 2005
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Manufactured Homes: State-Based Replacement Programs May Provide Benefits, but Energy Savings Do Not Fully Offset Costs

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "GAO identified three states—Maine, Montana, and Washington—that have developed pilot programs focused on replacing older manufactured homes using a combination of state and federal funds. The three programs were relatively small, accounting for about $4.5 million in spending and responsible for replacing 81 homes, over about 2 years. The programs differed in requirements, including whether the land that… more
Date: March 28, 2013
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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