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The Physician Shortage in Rural America

Description: This report discusses the shortage of physicians in rural areas and factors which have led to the problem as well as possible solutions.
Date: August 14, 1970
Creator: Kline, Janet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Report on United States Relations with Panama. 1977

Description: This report is about the Panama Canal, built and operated by the United States, slices the Republic of Panama in half and the relations between the United states and Panama.
Date: August 11, 1977
Creator: Morgan, Thomas E
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Proposed Congressional General Counsel

Description: This report is a proposal for a Congressional general counsel in the 89th Congress.
Date: August 27, 1971
Creator: Sharp, Freeman W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congress and the Reversion of Okinawa

Description: This report discusses the agreement between President Nixon and Prime Minister Sato of Japan for control of the Ryukyu Island chain (of which Okinawa is the chief island) to revert to Japan in 1972. Congressional actions related to the agreement and the issue of Congressional approval for executive actions which alter existing treaties are discussed.
Date: August 13, 1970
Creator: Niksch, Larry A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Conscientious Objection and the Constitution: "Welsh v. United States" and Beyond

Description: This report discusses the Supreme Court case "Welsh v. United States" which considered the question of what constituted a religious belief that merited recognition as a conscientious objector. A judicial history of cases related to conscientious objection, analysis of the "Welsh" case, and Congressional options for dealing with the question of conscientious objection requirements are included.
Date: August 14, 1970
Creator: Killian, Johny H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Ethnic Groups and American Politics: Selected References

Description: This report provides a bibliography of resources related to various ethnic groups influence on American politics.
Date: August 21, 1970
Creator: Downing, Paul
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Ocean incineration: its role in managing hazardous waste

Description: This assessment of ocean incineration includes consideration of the adequacy of regulations; risks to human health and the marine environment relative to the risks of comparable activities; existing and emerging alternatives; the capabilities and limitations of ocean incineration in managing hazardous wastes; and how its use might affect efforts to develop superior waste treatment and reduction practices. Particular attention is addressed to areas of intense public concern over the use of this technology.
Date: August 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Police Body Armor Standards and Testing, Vol. II—Appendixes

Description: This report is an extension of volume one, that discusses the standards for body-armor. The report describes the origin of the standard, the rationale for particular provisions, and the main points of controversy, which concern acceptable risks, the validity and discrimination of the test, and the reproducibility of results.
Date: August 1992
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Special Care Units for People With Alzheimer's and Other Dementias: Consumer Education, Research, Regulatory, and Reimbursement Issues

Description: This report analyzes the available information about special care units for people with dementia. It discusses ways in which the Federal Government could encourage and support what is positive about special care units and at the same time protect vulnerable patients and their families from special care units that actually provide nothing special for their residents.
Date: August 1992
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Industrial Energy Efficiency

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.
Date: August 1993
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Investigation of Construction Failure of Harbour Cay Condominium in Cocoa Beach, Florida

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over investigations of construction failure in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Factors for the construction failure are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1982
Creator: Lew, H. S.; Carino, N. J.; Fattal, S. G. & Batts, M. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Analysis of Oil Production in the Near-Depleted Mexia-Powell Fault-Line Fields of Texas

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the oil fields located near the Mexia-Powell fault line in Texas. Properties of the oil fields, including geology and oil production, are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: August 1943
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn & Guthrie, R. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Fayette County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the known reserves of coking coal in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Studies on the properties of coal and coal blends from the area are presented. This report contains tables, and maps.
Date: August 1951
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Toenges, Albert L.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Experiment Stations of the Bureau of Mines

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the eleven experiment stations established near important mining fields. The work done by the stations are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1919
Creator: Manning, Van. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Production Potential of Copper Deposits Associated with Permian Red Bed Formations in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the copper deposits in the Permian red beds from north-central Texas through Oklahoma, and into southwestern Kansas. Geologic and economic properties of the copper ore are documented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1970
Creator: Stroud, R. B.; McMahan, A. B.; Stroup, R. K. & Hibpshman, M. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Stress Ellipsoid Determination in a Rock-Burst-Prone Area at a 4,000-Foot Depth, Galena Mine, Wallace, Idaho

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over a study on "stress determinations in an area known to be under high stress concentration induced by prior mining operations" (p. 2). The geology, procedures, and instrumentation are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1967
Creator: Ageton, Robert W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Police Body Armor Standards and Testing, Vol. I

Description: This report discusses the standards for body-armor. The report describes the origin of the standard, the rationale for particular provisions, and the main points of controversy, which concern acceptable risks, the validity and discrimination of the test, and the reproducibility of results.
Date: August 1992
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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