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Choice of governance mechanisms to promote information sharing via boundary objects in the disaster recovery process  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Given the difficulties and criticality of information sharing in a multi-agency setting, this paper looks at the IT governance mechanisms used to promote information sharing via shared boundary objects in the disaster response and recovery process. A ... Keywords: Disaster response and recovery, IT governance, Information sharing, Multi-agency governance, Shared boundary objects

Barry A. Cumbie; Chetan S. Sankar

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Have Disaster Losses Increased Due to Anthropogenic Climate Change?  

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The increasing impact of natural disasters over recent decades has been well documented, especially the direct economic losses and losses that were insured. Claims are made by some that climate change has caused more losses, but others assert ...

Laurens M. Bouwer

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since 1999; Exceeds Goal Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since 1999; Exceeds Goal...

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Rights-based evaluation of government responses to a given 'natural' disaster : Katrina as case study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Disaster impacts human mobility and a rights-based approach to disaster response is needed to protect the human rights of those who seek migration as an adaptation strategy. This paper deals with returning to a place after ...

Haeffner, Melissa (Melissa Ann)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since 1999; Exceeds Goal Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since 1999; Exceeds Goal November 3, 2005 - 12:35pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that the federal government has exceeded its goal of obtaining 2.5 percent of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources by September 30, 2005. The largest energy consumer in the nation, the federal government now uses 2375 Gigawatt hours (GWh) of renewable energy -- enough to power 225,000 homes or a city the size of El Paso, Texas, for a year. "Particularly in light of tight oil and gas supplies caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, it is important that all Americans - including the

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Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since 1999; Exceeds Goal Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since 1999; Exceeds Goal November 3, 2005 - 12:35pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that the federal government has exceeded its goal of obtaining 2.5 percent of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources by September 30, 2005. The largest energy consumer in the nation, the federal government now uses 2375 Gigawatt hours (GWh) of renewable energy -- enough to power 225,000 homes or a city the size of El Paso, Texas, for a year. "Particularly in light of tight oil and gas supplies caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, it is important that all Americans - including the

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In disaster response, timely collection and exploitation of remotely sensed imagery is of increasing importance. Image  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract In disaster response, timely collection and exploitation of remotely sensed imagery. Introduction The collection and utilization of airborne/satellite imagery for disaster response has become expected and necessary. The response phase of the disaster cycle is the time period between impact (e

Hodgson, Michael E.

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Disaster Resilient Buildings and Infrastructure (+$5 million)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... fires) from becoming disasters by increasing the disaster resilience of the nation's buildings and infrastructure. The need for response and recovery ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Technology Deployment - Disaster Resiliency and Recovery  

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government, non-profits, and communities to address the energy-related considerations of disaster prevention and planning, response and recovery, and rebuilding. a woman leads a...

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Disaster Planning and Mitigation Technologies, Interim Technology Inventory Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Natural and person-caused disasters are increasing in frequency and magnitude, and these disasters are taking an ever increasing economic and personal toll. This report identifies technologies that can help utilities, their customers, and their communities cope with disasters.

1998-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Components of disaster-tolerant computing: analysis of disaster recovery, IT application downtime and executive visibility  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper provides a review of disaster-tolerant Information Technology (IT). The state of traditional disaster recovery approaches is outlined. The risks of IT application downtime attributable to the increasing dependence on critical information ... Keywords: IT application availability, IT application downtime, business continuity, complex infrastructure systems, criticality-driven, disaster recovery, disaster tolerance, disaster-tolerant computing, emergency management, executive visibility, information technology, interaction, interdependent, survivability

Chad M. Lawler; Michael A. Harper; Stephen A. Szygenda; Mitchell A. Thornton

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Decision support for disaster management  

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support system for disaster response and recovery usingJ (2006) Improving disaster response efforts with decisionSpringerlink.com Abstract Disaster response and recovery are

Rolland, Erik; Patterson, Raymond A.; Ward, Keith; Dodin, Bajis

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hot Air? When Government Support for Intermittent Renewable Technologies can Increase Emissions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper analyzes the e¤ects of an intermittent technology on long-run incentives for investment in non-renewable electricity generation technologies. I …nd conditions under which supporting an intermittent technology may in fact increase carbon emissions. The variability of load usually determines the long run mix of generating technologies in a competitive electricity market. When there is a signi…cant amount of intermittent production the mix of other generating technologies is determined by the variability of net load (load net of intermittent output). Net load may be more variable than load itself if the intermittent output is not too positively correlated with load. This increase in variability results in a substitution away from baseload generating technologies towards peaking and intermediate technologies. If peaking and intermediate technologies are more carbon intensive than non-renewable "baseload " technologies, this substitution can more than o¤set the emission bene…ts derived from the output of the renewable technology. 1

Arthur Campbell

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Barriers to the increased utilization of coal combustion/desulfurization by-products by government and commercial sectors - Update 1998  

SciTech Connect

The following conclusions are drawn from the information presented in this report: (1) Joint efforts by industry and government focused on meeting RTC recommendations for reduction/removal of barriers have met with some success. The most notable of these are the changes in regulations related to CCB utilization by individual states. Regionally or nationally consistent state regulation of CCB utilization would further reduce regulatory barriers. (2) Technology changes will continue to be driven by the CAAA, and emission control technologies are expected to continue to impact the type and properties of CCBs generated. As a result, continued RD and D will be needed to learn how to utilize new and changing CCBs in environmentally safe, technically sound, and economically advantageous ways. Clean coal technology CCBs offer a new challenge because of the high volumes expected to be generated and the different characteristics of these CCBs compared to those of conventional CCBs. (3) Industry and government have developed the RD and D infrastructure to address the technical aspects of developing and testing new CCB utilization applications, but this work as well as constant quality control/quality assurance testing needs to be continued to address both industry wide issues and issues related to specific materials, regions, or users. (4) Concerns raised by environmental groups and the public will continue to provide environmental and technical challenges to the CCB industry. It is anticipated that the use of CCBs in mining applications, agriculture, structural fills, and other land applications will continue to be controversial and will require case-by-case technical and environmental information to be developed. The best use of this information will be in the development of generic regulations specifically addressing the use of CCBs in these different types of CCB applications. (5) The development of federal procurement guidelines under Executive Order 12873 titled ''Federal Acquisition, Recycling and Waste Prevention,'' in October 1993 was a positive step toward getting CCBs accepted in the marketplace. Industry needs to continue to work with EPA to develop additional procurement guidelines for products containing CCBs--and to take advantage of existing guidelines to encourage the use of CCBs in high-profile projects. (6) Accelerated progress toward increased utilization of CCBs can be made only if there is an increased financial commitment and technical effort by industry and government. The framework for this has been set by the successful cooperation of industry and government under DOE leadership. Cooperation should continue, with DOE fulfilling its lead role established in the RTC. It is clear that the RTC recommendations continue to have validity with respect to increasing CCB utilization and continue to provide guidance to industry and government agencies.

Pflughoeft-Hassett, D.F.; Sondreal, E.A.; Steadman, E.N.; Eylands, K.E.; Dockter, B.A.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE CONTRIBUTION OF RADIO SCIENCES TO DISASTER MANAGEMENT T. J. Tanzia  

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-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response), developed by UNOOSA (United Nations Office use them to rapidly provide summary maps to bodies responsible for disaster management (governmentTHE CONTRIBUTION OF RADIO SCIENCES TO DISASTER MANAGEMENT T. J. Tanzia , F. Lefeuvreb a CNRS

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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WTC Disaster Study Recommendations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Technical aspects of evacuation and emergency response procedures; Specific ... resulting from the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster study impact ...

2013-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

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DISASTER PLAN Library Materials  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

New York: Neal-Schuman; 1992. Kahn, Miriam. Disaster Response and Prevention for Computer And DataDISASTER PLAN Library Materials For the University of Toronto Library System September 2013 disaster planning for archives, libraries and record centres. Second edition. Boston: Scarecrow Press, 2002

Sokolowski, Marla

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Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Public Infrastructure  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

County and municipal governments, as well as certain private non-profit organizations, may qualify for assistance in rebuilding public infrastructure after a natural disaster. This leaflet details the assistance programs available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and from various other federal and state agencies.

Taylor, Greg

2005-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Public Infrastructure (Spanish)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

County and municipal governments, as well as certain private non-profit organizations, may qualify for assistance in rebuilding public infrastructure after a natural disaster. This leaflet details the assistance programs available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and from various other federal and state agencies.

Taylor, Greg

2007-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Disaster Resiliency and Recovery: Capabilities (Fact Sheet)  

SciTech Connect

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the nation's leader in energy efficient and renewable energy technologies, practices, and strategies. For the last 15 years, NREL has provided expertise, tools, and innovations to private industry; federal, state, and local governments; non-profit organizations; and communities during the planning, recovery, and rebuilding stages after disaster strikes.

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2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Disaster Resiliency and Recovery: Capabilities (Fact Sheet)  

SciTech Connect

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the nation's leader in energy efficient and renewable energy technologies, practices, and strategies. For the last 15 years, NREL has provided expertise, tools, and innovations to private industry; federal, state, and local governments; non-profit organizations; and communities during the planning, recovery, and rebuilding stages after disaster strikes.

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Information Products Laboratory for Emergency Response The three-tiered disaster management approach, disaster planning, disaster response and disaster  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

IPLER Information Products Laboratory for Emergency Response 1 The three-tiered disaster management approach, disaster planning, disaster response and disaster recovery, is ripe for innovation through on understanding user needs in terms of disaster management and response, defining the range of possible solutions

Zanibbi, Richard

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WESTERN UNIVERSITY Disaster Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.7 Assumptions 1.7.1 Emergency 1.7.2 Disaster 1.8 Concept of Operations 1.8.1 Background 1.8.2 Emergency Response/Administrative Unit Responsibilities 1.8.8 Situation Reports 2. UTILIZING THE DISASTER PLAN 2.1 Emergency Process Members ­ Individual Responsibilities #12;WESTERN UNIVERSITY Disaster Plan January, 2013 2.7.1 VP

Sinnamon, Gordon J.

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Natural Disasters: Some Empirical  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Page 1. j N8SIR 74-473 Natural Disasters: Some Empirical and Economic Considerations G. Thomas Sav Buildine Economies ...

2008-03-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Project: Disaster and Failure Studies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... evacuation procedures, and the technical, social and economic factors that affect pre-disaster mitigation activities and post-disaster response efforts ...

2013-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Moving toward e-government: effective strategies for increasing access and use of the internet among non-internet users in the U.S. and U.K.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Increasing penetration of the Internet for government service delivery (e-government) poses new challenges for the users of those services, especially groups of people who are less likely to use the Internet but are more likely to use government services ... Keywords: accessibility, case study, diffusion of innovation, digital barriers, digital government, disability, e-government, electronic government, low wage, older people, public services, social science research, technology adoption, universal access, usability

Doria Pilling; Heike Boeltzig

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Southwestern Indiana, Disaster Recovery Business Alliance: An Interim Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Natural and person-caused disasters are increasing in frequency and magnitude, and these disasters are taking an ever increasing economic and personal toll. This report describes the results to date of applying EPRI's Disaster Recovery Business Alliance (DRBA(SM) process in Southwestern Indiana. In this process, an initial workshop defined overall goals and objectives; and six workshops with specific goals and objectives followed. A seventh workshop is planned for December, 1998.

1998-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Materials Characterization Paper In Support of the Proposed Rulemaking – Identification of Nonhazardous Secondary Materials That Are Solid Waste Construction and Demolition Materials – Disaster Debris  

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winter storms, generate large amounts of debris. This poses a challenge for public officials who must manage this debris in a manner that is as efficient and cost-effective as possible. The debris resulting from natural disasters often includes building materials, sediments, vegetative debris, personal property, and other materials (EPA 2008, p. 11). Generally, this material has not been discarded. Rather, it is the product of a natural disaster. 2. Annual Quantities of Disaster Debris Generated and Used (1) Sectors that generate Disaster Debris: • Disaster debris may be generated by any sector affected by a natural disaster (e.g., households, businesses, government, etc.). (2) Quantities and prices of Disaster Debris generated:

unknown authors

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Disaster Planning and Mitigation Technologies: Interim Technology Inventory Report #6  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Natural and man-caused disasters are inevitable, recurrent, and increasing in frequency and magnitude. They are taking a larger and larger economic and personal toll. This report identifies technologies and information that can assist utilities, their customers, and their communities in preventing, mitigating, and recovering from disasters.

2001-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

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An emergency GSM satellite portable terminal for disaster management  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Natural Disaster occurs without prior intimation and often come along with the destruction of the local telecommunication infrastructure causing severe problems for rescue operations. Emergency Telecommunication restoration systems (ETRS) play an ever-increasing ... Keywords: ETRS, GSM, abis, disaster management, satellite

P. K. Srinivasan

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Disaster: would your community bounce back?  

SciTech Connect

What makes some communities or organizations able to quickly bounce back from a disaster, while others take a long time to recover? This question has become very important for emergency planners in federal, state, and local government - particularly since the 9/11 attacks and Hurricane Katrina, which nearly destroyed New Orleans five years ago. These events have made people aware that we can't always prevent disasters, but might be able to improve the ability of communities and regions to respond to and bounce back from major disruptions. Social scientists have found that most communities are, in fact, quite resilient to most disasters. People tend to work together, overcome divisions, identify problems, and develop improvised solutions. This often leads to a greater sense of community and a sense of personal accomplishment. Long-term recovery can be harder, but rebuilding can create jobs and stimulate economies. Communities may even end up better than they were before. But there are some disturbing exceptions to this trend, including Hurricane Katrina. The hurricane killed many people, the federal and local emergency response was not effective, people who could not evacuate were housed in the Superdome and Convention Center in terrible conditions, crime was prevalent, and local government did not appear to have control over the situation. A significant portion of the population was eventually evacuated to other cities. Even five years later, many people have not returned, and large parts of the city have not been rebuilt. Clearly, New Orleans lacked sufficient resilience to overcome a disaster of the magnitude of Katrina. There are four factors that social scientists are beginning to agree are important for community resilience: (1) A strong, diverse economy - Stable jobs, good incomes, diversity of industries, personal savings; (2) Robust social networks - Community members know each other, help each other, and have connections outside the community; (3) Competent organizations - Government, health care, community service, and religious organizations are competent and trustworthy, and have resources to handle community needs; and (4) High-quality infrastructure - Road, power, and water systems (etc.) are in good condition and are designed to provide service even if some connections are destroyed. To explore how these factors make communities resilient, I will tell two stories of disasters. The first is the Buffalo Creek flood, which wiped out a coal mining community in West Virginia in 1972. This is a classic example of community that was not resilient in the aftermath of a disaster. The second example is the Vietnamese immigrant community in the Versailles neighborhood of New Orleans. In spite of being relatively poor and culturally isolated, this community was one of the first to fully rebound following Hurricane Katrina.

Sims, Benjamin H [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2011-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

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wind engineering & natural disaster mitigation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

wind engineering & natural disaster mitigation #12;wind engineering & natural disaster mitigation Investment WindEEE Dome at Advanced Manufacturing Park $31million Insurance Research Lab for Better Homes $8million Advanced Facility for Avian Research $9million #12;wind engineering & natural disaster mitigation

Sinnamon, Gordon J.

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Strategies for an integrated US industry response to a humanitarian disaster  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis focuses on developing strategies to improve coordination between private businesses, relief agencies, and the government in order to deliver more efficient and effective disaster relief during major national ...

Lam, Sheau Kai

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Barriers to the increased utilization of coal combustion/desulfurization by-products by government & commercial sectors - update 1998,7/99,3268845  

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BARRIERS TO THE INCREASED UTILIZATION BARRIERS TO THE INCREASED UTILIZATION OF COAL COMBUSTION/DESULFURIZATION BY-PRODUCTS BY GOVERNMENT AND COMMERCIAL SECTORS - UPDATE 1998 EERC Topical Report DE-FC21-93MC-30097--79 Submitted by: Debra F. Pflughoeft-Hassett Everett A. Sondreal Edward N. Steadman Kurt E. Eylands Bruce A. Dockter Energy & Environmental Research Center PO Box 9018 Grand Forks, ND 58202-9018 99-EERC-07-08 July 1999 i TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF FIGURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iv LIST OF TABLES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v ACKNOWLEDGMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vi LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii TERMINOLOGY AND DEFINITIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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COUNTER DISASTER AND RECOVERY PLAN -UNIVERSITY RECORDS  

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...................................................................................10 3.1 Disaster Response and Recovery Team...........................................10 3.2 Emergency Disaster Response.......................................................................23 6.1 AssessingCOUNTER DISASTER AND RECOVERY PLAN - UNIVERSITY RECORDS Records Management & Archives Murdoch

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NIST, FEMA Strengthen Disaster Response and Research ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... history of successful collaborations following disasters, it is ... of mutual interest in fire, disaster prevention and ... a need for a NIST response to extreme ...

2013-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Disaster Declarations USDA | Data.gov  

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county-level records of disaster designations made by the US Secretary of Agriculture in response to widespread and severe drought. Tags Disaster,Drought,Freeze,Hurricane,Earthqu...

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Wind Engineering & Natural Disaster Mitigation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Wind Engineering & Natural Disaster Mitigation For more than 45 years, Western University has been internationally recognized as the leading university for wind engineering and wind- related research. Its of environmental disaster mitigation, with specific strengths in wind and earthquake research. Boundary Layer Wind

Sinnamon, Gordon J.

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Essays in development, governance, and decisions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

implications of disasters and responses to disasters.should decrease in response to disaster. This result followsE. , “Fertility response to natural disasters : the case of

Callen, Michael Joseph

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Disaster Protection Act of 1973 Disaster Protection Act of 1973 Jump to: navigation, search Statute Name Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 Year 1973 Url [[File:|160px|link=]] Description References FDPA Text[1] The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is administered primarily under two statutes: the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 and the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (FDPA). The NFIP is administered by a department of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Federal Insurance Administration (FIA). The FDPA requires federal financial regulatory agencies to adopt regulations prohibiting their regulated lending institutions from making, increasing, extending or renewing a loan secured by improved real estate or a mobile home located or to be located in a SFHA in a community participating in the NFIP unless the property

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Disaster Resiliency and Recovery: Capabilities (Fact Sheet), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

a a pa b i l i t i e s Disaster Resiliency and Recovery NREL Experts Assist Before and After a Disaster The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the nation's leader in energy efficient and renewable energy technologies, practices, and strategies. For the last 15 years, NREL has provided expertise, tools, and innovations to private industry; federal, state, and local governments; non-profit organizations; and communities during the planning, recovery,

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Modeling Fragility in Rapidly Evolving Disaster Response Systems  

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Multi-Organizational Disaster Response Systems." Pittsburgh,in Rapidly Evolving Disaster Response Systems Louise K.capacity in an actual disaster response system to determine

Comfort, Louise K.; Ko, Kilkon; Zagorecki, Adam

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Disaster Planning and Mitigation Technologies: Interim Technology Inventory Report, Report #5  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Natural and man-caused disasters are inevitable, recurrent, and increasing in frequency and magnitude. They are taking an ever larger economic and personal toll. This report identifies technologies and information that can assist utilities, their customers, and their communities in preventing, managing, and recovering from disasters.

2000-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Disaster Planning and Mitigation Technologies, Interim Technology Inventory Report, Report #4  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Natural and human-caused disasters are inevitable, recurrent, and increasing in frequency and magnitude. They are taking an ever-larger economic and personal toll. This report identifies technologies that can assist utilities, their customers, and their communities in preventing, managing, and recovering from disasters.

1999-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Surviving the Titantic Disaster: Economic, Natural and Social Determinants  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1986. Human System Responses to Disaster: An Inventory ofand Community Response to Disasters, Book and monograph#8.

Frey, Bruno S; Savage, David A; Torgler, Benno

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Why Conduct Disaster and Failure Studies. Buildings, bridges ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... in materials, and manmade disasters, including terrorist ... The study of disaster and failure events is ... evacuation and emergency response procedures ...

2012-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

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New Website Offers Easy Access to NIST Disaster and Failure ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... failures caused by natural disasters, fires and ... and outcomes of their disaster and failure ... events; associated emergency response and evacuation ...

2011-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Government Operation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Use Cases from NBD(NIST Big Data) Requirements WG V1.0. http://bigdatawg. nist.gov/home.php. Contents. Blank Template. Government Operation ...

2013-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Authority in Online Disaster Relief Communities 1 Running Head: AUTHORITY IN ONLINE DISASTER RELIEF COMMUNITIES  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

). The magnitude of the disaster overwhelmed institutions normally responsible for providing relief--forums, bulletin boards, blogs, and personal websites--to coordinate a massive grassroots response to the disasterAuthority in Online Disaster Relief Communities 1 Running Head: AUTHORITY IN ONLINE DISASTER RELIEF

Kiesler, Sara

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Resilience in the Face of Disaster: Accounting for Varying Disaster Magnitudes, Resource  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

problem in disaster management is the complexity inherent in an emer- gency response. As such, plannersResilience in the Face of Disaster: Accounting for Varying Disaster Magnitudes, Resource Topologies-Based Model platform for urban disaster simulation and emergency planning, features a variety of reality

Mishra, Bud

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Designing intelligent disaster prediction models and systems for debris-flow disasters in Taiwan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Effective disaster prediction relies on using correct disaster decision model to predict the disaster occurrence accurately. This study proposes three effective debris-flow prediction models and an inference engine to predict and decide the debris-flow ... Keywords: Back-propagation network, Debris-flow prediction models, Decision support system, Disaster prevention, Mobile multimedia communications

Hsu-Yang Kung; Chi-Hua Chen; Hao-Hsiang Ku

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NEHRP - Hazard Vulnerability and Disaster Resiliency ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Hazard Vulnerability and Disaster Resiliency. 2013. ... gaps for achieving resilience in the ... protection, emergency response, business continuity, and ...

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Eventdriven, Rolebased Mobility in Disaster Recovery Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-1-59593-737-7/07/0009 ...$5.00. disaster response scenarios, understanding communication patterns in such networks is criticalEvent­driven, Role­based Mobility in Disaster Recovery Networks Samuel C. Nelson, Albert F. Harris important tools in understanding the com- plex characteristics of disaster recovery networks is simula- tion

Kravets, Robin

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Middleware Support for Disaster Response Infrastructure  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Middleware Support for Disaster Response Infrastructure Jun Suzuki and Tatsuya Suda jsuzuki established in a disaster area to evacuate victims and aid emergency response crews. · Various devises participate in the disaster ad-hoc nets. ­ Victims carry their own devices. ­ Emergency response crews carry

Suzuki, Jun

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DISASTER POLICY Including Extreme Emergent Situations (EES)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

on the ACGME website with information relating to the ACGME response to the disaster. 3. The University-specific Program Requirements. Defined Responsibilities Following the Declaration of a Disaster or Extreme EmergentPage 123 DISASTER POLICY Including Extreme Emergent Situations (EES) The University of Connecticut

Oliver, Douglas L.

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Forecasting demand of commodities after natural disasters  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Demand forecasting after natural disasters is especially important in emergency management. However, since the time series of commodities demand after natural disasters usually has a great deal of nonlinearity and irregularity, it has poor prediction ... Keywords: ARIMA, Demand forecasting, EMD, Emergency management, Natural disaster

Xiaoyan Xu; Yuqing Qi; Zhongsheng Hua

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A research-based approach to simulation in disaster management  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The need for emergency management models has increased in response to the rise in disasters in recent years. The need for a set of standards to be applied to the practise of emergency management has been identified by local and state officials (Local ...

Asli Soyler; Maria T. Bull; Yanshen Zhu; Abeer Sharawi; Pamela McCauley Bush

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Prioritizing Burn-Injured Patients During a Disaster Carri W. Chan, Linda V. Green, Yina Lu  

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York City, this corresponds to 400 patients. There are currently 140 burn beds in the region which can on September 11, 2001, the US government initiated the development of disaster plans for resource allocation, Bravata et al. 2006). In the event of a nuclear attack, guidance is needed on whether people should

Chan, Carri W.

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Collaborative Post-Disaster Damage Mapping via Geo Web Services  

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Action focus on post disaster re- sponse, frequently linking disaster response and management efforts disaster response. ImageCat Inc., for example, has been developing tools for more efficient image based disaster response, most re- cently the Virtual Disaster Viewer (VDV) based on MS Virtual Earth, which

Köbben, Barend

60

Rhode Island Disaster Recovery Business Alliance CEO and Business Needs Assessment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Natural and person-caused disasters are increasing in frequency and magnitude, and these disasters are taking an ever-increasing economic and personal toll. This report describes the early steps of a statewide project in Rhode Island to offset the effects of these catastrophic events. The project involves the efforts of EPRI, the Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS), and many other public and private organizations.

1998-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Photovoltaic application for disaster relief  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Hurricanes, floods, tornados, and earthquakes are natural disasters that can happen at any time destroying homes, businesses, and natural surroundings. One such disaster, Hurricane Andrew, devastated South Florida leaving several hundred-thousand people homeless. Many people were without electrical service, functioning water and sewage systems, communications, and medical services for days, even weeks in the aftermath of the storm. Emergency management teams, the military, and countless public and private organizations staged a massive relief effort. Dependency on electrical utility power became a pronounced problem as emergency services were rendered to survivors and the rebuilding process started. Many of the energy needs of emergency management organizations, relief workers, and the general public can be satisfied with solar electric energy systems. Photovoltaic (PV) power generated from solar energy is quiet, safe, inexhaustible and pollution-free. Previously, photovoltaics have supplied emergency power for Hurricanes Hugo and Andrew, and the earthquake at Northridge in Southern California. This document focuses on photovoltaic technology and its application to disaster relief efforts.

Young, W.R. Jr.

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dealing with Disaster: The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906  

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in the economic response to the disaster and the rebuildingat cities and their response to disasters more closely intrace of the sort of responses to disaster typical of pre-

Strupp, Christoph

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

63

Disaster-Resilient Buildings, Infrastructure, and Communities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... the nation's buildings and infrastructure clustered in disaster-prone regions ... to fires through innovative fire protection and response technologies and ...

2011-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

64

Web-based methods in terrorism and disaster research  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

studies of responses to disasters and other traumatic lifeneed for rapid response following disasters has pushed thedisaster or terrorism studies -- including rapid response

Schlenger, W E; Silver, Roxane Cohen

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) Fact sheet offering practical information...

66

Techniques for Disaster Tolerant Information Technology Systems  

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& BACKGROUND A disaster is an event that can cause system-wide malfunction or outage as a result of one or more. A cascading failure resulting from a disaster may be characterized as a series of system outages, such that an initial disturbance causes one or more dependent system outages [1, 2]. A catastrophe, characterized

Thornton, Mitchell

67

Distributed Disaster Disclosure Bernard Mans1  

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Distributed Disaster Disclosure Bernard Mans1 , Stefan Schmid2 , and Roger Wattenhofer3 1 sensed the event, in order to raise--if necessary--a disaster alarm. This paper presents distributed algorithms for this problem. Concretely, our algorithms aim at minimizing both the response time as well

Schmid, Stefan

68

Emergency Response, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery  

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Emergency Response, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery at UCAR Presented by Stephen Sadler the "university" system ·Open Campus ·Public Access-Mesa Lab #12;Emergency Response, Disaster Recovery Issues Response ·Install backup power #12;Curtailed Public Access if Necessary (3 times since 2000

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Disaster waste management: A review article  

SciTech Connect

Depending on their nature and severity, disasters can create large volumes of debris and waste. The waste can overwhelm existing solid waste management facilities and impact on other emergency response and recovery activities. If poorly managed, the waste can have significant environmental and public health impacts and can affect the overall recovery process. This paper presents a system overview of disaster waste management based on existing literature. The main literature available to date comprises disaster waste management plans or guidelines and isolated case studies. There is ample discussion on technical management options such as temporary storage sites, recycling, disposal, etc.; however, there is little or no guidance on how these various management options are selected post-disaster. The literature does not specifically address the impact or appropriateness of existing legislation, organisational structures and funding mechanisms on disaster waste management programmes, nor does it satisfactorily cover the social impact of disaster waste management programmes. It is envisaged that the discussion presented in this paper, and the literature gaps identified, will form a basis for future comprehensive and cohesive research on disaster waste management. In turn, research will lead to better preparedness and response to disaster waste management problems.

Brown, Charlotte, E-mail: charlotte.brown@pg.canterbury.ac.nz [University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140 (New Zealand); Milke, Mark, E-mail: mark.milke@canterbury.ac.nz [University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140 (New Zealand); Seville, Erica, E-mail: erica.seville@canterbury.ac.nz [University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140 (New Zealand)

2011-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

70

Strategizing Bhopal: motives and manipulation in response to an industrial disaster  

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This thesis examines the political and economic motives behind the responses of the Indian Government and nongovernmental organizations to the Union Carbide chemical disaster that occurred on December 3, 1984 in Bhopal India. Using F. G. Bailey's model of political interaction and competition as outlined in his book Stratagems and Spoils, three points are discussed regarding the Bhopal disaster and environmentalism in India. (1) Environmental activists in India so far have had minimal impact in the relief efforts for the victims of the tragedy or in shaping environmental policy at the state and national levels. (2) The rise of environmentalism on the international and national agendas has created new entrepreneurial opportunities for an emerging group of unemployed, educated professionals in India. (3) Contrary to popular belief, environmentalism in India is not strictly a grassroots movement. India's environmental movement includes a large proportion of educated middle class individuals. These individuals provide organizational and educational resources for nongovernmental organizations. In addition to these three points, India's environmental policy, is discussed along with an examination of the relationship between Hinduism and environmentalism. The events leading up to and surrounding the Bhopal disaster are outlined as well as the responses to the disaster from local, national, and international organizations, international government, and the chemical industry. This thesis shows that the responses of the government and the nongovernmental organizations to the Bhopal disaster were affected by a host of physical and social environmental factors. While both parties proclaimed that their highest priority was to provide relief and compensation for the victims, their actions indicated that other objectives, such as their continued existence, were given higher priority.

Stephens, Robert Mitchell

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

71

A Rapid Loss Index for Tropical Cyclone Disasters in China  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Disaster emergency response needs rapid estimation on disaster loss. In China it is of great importance to develop a loss index for rapidly assessing tropical cyclone (TC) disaster loss. In this paper, a new composite loss index for TC landing on China ... Keywords: Tropical Cyclone, Disaster, Loss Index, Rapid Loss Assessment

Ying Li; Weihua Fang

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

72

Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery Plan Adopted May 2009  

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Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery Plan Adopted May 2009 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, RESPONSE AND RECOVERY PLAN The Board of Regents has mandated that the University have a disaster in effect during a campus closure. #12;Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery Plan Adopted May 2009

Selmic, Sandra

73

ETC Alert Disaster Procedure, 8am 5pm Weekdays  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

work area "The hospital disaster response plan is in effect. Remain at your regular duties and awaitETC Alert Disaster Procedure, 8am ­ 5pm Weekdays ETC ALERT DISASTER ETC Charge Nurse Hospital Operator ETC Tech 3JCP Reception Pager 3735 Phone 6-3350 General Diagnostic Supervisor (Disaster Only) Ass

74

Agent-Based Coordination Technologies in Disaster (Demo Paper)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

be applied is that of emergency response or disaster management. Disaster management has become an importantAgent-Based Coordination Technologies in Disaster Management (Demo Paper) Sarvapali D. Ramchurn issue in the last few years due to the large number of disasters occurring such as hurricane Katrina

Vetsikas, Ioannis

75

Project 2012: Increasing Female Representation in Government  

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Hungary Croatia Bosnia and Herzegovina Rep. of MoldovaBelize (Senate) Bosnia and Herzegovina (House of Peoples)

McLean, Lindsey

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Haiti Earthquake: Disaster Lessons and Response from an Emergency Medicine Perspective  

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Director. As in all disaster responses, two important issuesare local: an effective disaster response depends on localEarthquake: Disaster Lessons and Response from an Emergency

Lee, Sharon; Tenny, Montessa

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

77

Reconstruction through collaboration: Negotiation of the housing process in disaster recovery  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

unexpected: Disaster preparedness and response in the Unitedthe physical labor of disaster response. In comparison, 35%However, the shape of disaster response depends in part upon

Hamid, Bauni

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Calls to Action -- Climate-Related Disasters: Humanitarian Challenges and Reconstruction Opportunities  

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Improvements in Disaster Response and Shelter Disastersis often a necessity in disaster response. The manufacturingfocused on disaster response and risk reduction. •

Suarez, Pablo; Saunders, Graham; Mendler, Sandra; Lemaire, Isabelle; Karol, Jorge; Curtis, Laura

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fax registration of information about disaster victims  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We are developing a survival-information registration system called IAA system. The IAA system allows disaster victims to register their survival information (kind of injuries, damage to property, etc.) through the Internet. However, elderly people were ...

Tsuyoshi Ebina; Fumiko Matsumoto; Hiroyuki Ohno

2002-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

80

Returning Home After a Disaster: Supply List  

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When you return home after a disaster, you will want to have sturdy shoes, proper tools, clothes and medications for several days, and a first-aid kit. This publication also includes a list of necessary cleaning supplies.

Norman, Lisa

2005-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Workforce management strategies in a disaster scenario.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A model of the repair operations of the voice telecommunications network is used to study labor management strategies under a disaster scenario where the workforce is overwhelmed. The model incorporates overtime and fatigue functions and optimizes the deployment of the workforce based on the cost of the recovery and the time it takes to recover. The analysis shows that the current practices employed in workforce management in a disaster scenario are not optimal and more strategic deployment of that workforce is beneficial.

Kelic, Andjelka; Turk, Adam L.

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

82

Local government citizen academies : is knowledge power?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Government decision-makers and especially urban planners increasingly face difficulties engaging citizens given trends of public apathy, cynicism towards government, language and cultural barriers, and the growing complexity ...

Marcus, Adam Scott

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

83

Essays on the Political Economy of Social Government Programs  

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WII to test voter response to disaster spending is preciselyevidence of voters’ response to disaster relief expendituresentitled “Voters Response to Natural Disasters Aid: Quasi-

Rodriguez Chamussy, Maria de Lourdes

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

84

The Magnificence of the Disaster: Reconstructing the Sony Bmg Rootkit Incident  

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communications, and disaster response services. The worst-the most recent disaster, any use- ful response must attempt

Mulligan, Deirdre; Perzanowski, Aaron K.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

85

Open government information awareness  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In the United States, there is a widening gap between a citizen's ability to monitor his or her government and the government's ability to monitor a citizen. Average citizens have limited access to important government ...

McKinley, Ryan, 1976-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

AOCS Governing Board  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Listing of Governing Board members. AOCS Governing Board Volunteer Opportunities aocs Author authors. speakers awards call for papers committees fats global governance inform job listings member membership network oils Present Publish Serve on a c

87

Governing Board Committees  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Governing Board establishes and implements the the strategic goals of the Society. AOCS Executive Committee, Members-at-Large and Strategic Working Groups. Governing Board Committees AOCS History and Governance about us aocs committees contact

88

Response Robot Evaluation Exercise Disaster City, TX DAY 1 ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Page 1. Response Robot Evaluation Exercise Disaster City, TX and Meeting of the ASTM International Committee on Homeland ...

2012-12-25T23:59:59.000Z

89

Conceptual Modeling in Disaster Planning Using Agent Constructs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A disaster plan contains rules to be used by responders to deal with a disaster and save lives. Usually, the plan is not enacted by those who created it. This results in difficulty for responders in utilizating the plan. Conceptual models have been used ... Keywords: Disaster Management, Intelligent Agent, Modeling Grammar

Kafui Monu; Carson Woo

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

Energy Efficient Routing in Ad Hoc Disaster Recovery Networks  

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, during the rescue attempts in the World Trade Center disaster site, the Wireless Emergency Response TeamEnergy Efficient Routing in Ad Hoc Disaster Recovery Networks Gil Zussman and Adrian Segall, energy conserving, power aware, disaster recovery networks, ad hoc networks, smart badges, IEEE 802.15 1

Zussman, Gil

91

Traffic Measurement and Statistical Analysis in a Disaster Area Scenario  

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-of-Hospital] disaster response."([5]) Public safety units need reliable communication independent of any inTraffic Measurement and Statistical Analysis in a Disaster Area Scenario Nils Aschenbruck, Matthias, 53117 Bonn, Germany {aschenbruck, matthew, martini, toelle}@cs.uni-bonn.de Abstract-- Disaster areas

Frank, Matthias

92

Statistical Analysis of Traffic Measurements in a Disaster Area Scenario  

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challenges of information sharing in OOH [Out-of-Hospital] disaster response."([1]) Performance evaluationStatistical Analysis of Traffic Measurements in a Disaster Area Scenario Considering Heavy Load-- Catastrophes cause an area of destruction including destroyed infrastructure. These disaster area scenarios

Frank, Matthias

93

Managing Risk in Disaster Scenarios with Autonomous Robots  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of damage. · The initial response to the disaster is limited to only those local rescue assets that have had some limited use in disaster response, most notably the responses led by the Center for Robot1 Managing Risk in Disaster Scenarios with Autonomous Robots Daniel P. Stormont and Vicki H. Allan

Allan, Vicki H.

94

Agent-Based Coalition Formation in Disaster Response Applications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Agent-Based Coalition Formation in Disaster Response Applications Ladislau B¨ol¨oni, Senior Member-based coalition formation ap- proach for disaster response applications. We assume that agents are operating 1. INTRODUCTION Efficient disaster response requires participants to form teams and coordinate

Bölöni, Ladislau L

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Dynamic Resource Allocation in Disaster Response: Tradeoffs in Wildfire Suppression  

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Dynamic Resource Allocation in Disaster Response: Tradeoffs in Wildfire Suppression Nada Petrovic1: Petrovic N, Alderson DL, Carlson JM (2012) Dynamic Resource Allocation in Disaster Response: Tradeoffs with the allocation of limited resources to mitigate the impact of natural disasters inspire fundamentally new

Carlson, Jean

96

Incident and Disaster Tolerance/Response Policy COEIDTR01  

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Incident and Disaster Tolerance/Response Policy COE­IDTR­01 1.0 Purpose To provide College faculty or disaster within a College-operated network closet. 2.0 Scope 2.1 Incident Response: Incident response for developing and implementing Disaster Tolerance/Recovery plans. 3.0 Policy 3.1 Incident Response: Any desktop

Demirel, Melik C.

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Using Remote Sensing for Natural Disaster Management Tara Srihari  

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and maintenance [5]. #12;2.1 Acquiring Data Disaster response is dynamic and time sensitive. Some data needsUsing Remote Sensing for Natural Disaster Management Tara Srihari Department of Computing Sciences.srihari@villanova.edu December 8, 2008 Abstract Natural disasters can cause devastating human, property, and economic loss

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Energy Efficient Routing in Ad Hoc Disaster Recovery Networks  

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disaster site, the Wireless Emergency Response Team (WERT) attempted to locate survivors through signalsEnergy Efficient Routing in Ad Hoc Disaster Recovery Networks Gil Zussman and Adrian Segall. Keywords: Routing, Energy efficient, Energy conserving, Power aware, Disaster recovery networks, Ad hoc

Zussman, Gil

99

Distributed Scheduling Agents for Disaster Response Laura Barbulescu1  

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Distributed Scheduling Agents for Disaster Response Laura Barbulescu1 , Zachary B. Rubinstein1 response coordination problem. The target problem is a field exer- cise mockup of a natural disaster, where In this paper, we describe the application of a multi-agent framework for collaborative scheduling to a disaster

Wilkins, David E.

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A Rapid Method for Detecting Geographically Disconnected Areas after Disasters  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of property and the natural environment. Disaster response strategies have received a substantial amount of radiation from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant). Appropriate disaster response strategies in disaster response operations, we believe that data communication is the key to fulfilling the above

Chen, Ling-Jyh

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Exploring Humanoid Robots Locomotion Capabilities in Virtual Disaster Response Scenarios  

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Exploring Humanoid Robots Locomotion Capabilities in Virtual Disaster Response Scenarios Karim. INTRODUCTION Disaster response is attracting attention from the robotics research community, and even more by the DARPA's call on disaster operations. Hence, we focus on locomotion tasks that apparently require human

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Towards Process Models for Disaster Response Dirk Fahland1  

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Towards Process Models for Disaster Response Dirk Fahland1 and Heiko Woith2 1 Humboldt capture process execution and adaptation. Based on experiences from actual disaster response set- tings, scenarios, Petri nets, disaster response 1 Introduction The fairly general notion of a process

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The AROUND project: Adapting robotic disaster response to developing countries  

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The AROUND project: Adapting robotic disaster response to developing countries Alain Boucher1 constraints of developing countries. Keywords: Disaster response, Multi-Robot Systems, Cheap robotics, Spatial, in terms of frequency and devastating power, of natural disasters (par- ticularly in developing countries

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

104

SENDROM: sensor networks for disaster relief operations management  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

SENDROM is a new sensor network architecture to manage the rescue operations after large scale disasters. This architecture mainly consists of sensor nodes deployed prior to a disaster and central nodes that can query sensor nodes. Central nodes are ... Keywords: data dissemination, disaster relief operations, sesnor networks, task dissemination

Erdal Cayirci; Tolga Coplu

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Competency Governance Structure  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Displays the Learning and Development competency governence structure along with the competency steward information.

106

The Value of Government Mandated Location-Based Services in Emergencies in Australia  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The adoption of mobile technologies for emergency management has the capacity to save lives. In Australia in February 2009, the Victorian Bushfires claimed 173 lives, the worst peace-time disaster in the nation's history. The Australian government responded ... Keywords: Emergency Alert, Emergency Declaration, Emergency Response, Emergency Warning, Location-Based Services, National Security, Public Policy, Regulation, Socio-Ethics, Standards

Katina Michael; Roba Abbas; Anas Aloudat; Mutaz Al-Debei

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

Learning from Disaster? After Sendai Richard Falk  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Learning from Disaster? After Sendai Richard Falk After atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and indecency of the attacks is beyond controversy. This use of atomic bombs against defenseless densely that Japan had conveyed its readiness to surrender well before the bombs had been dropped, that the U

Becker, Luann

108

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

._Department of Energy ._Department of Energy memorandum DATE: January 21, 2004 Audit Report No. OAS-L-04-09 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-30 (A03DN002) SUBJECT: Department of Energy's Implementation of the Competitive Sourcing Initiative TO: Bruce M. Cames, Associate Deputy Secretary of Energy INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE In 2002, the President established the Competitive Sourcing Initiative to improve the procedures for comparing public and private sources for the performance of government operations, to better publicize the activities subject to competition, and to ensure senior level agency attention to the promotion of competition. The intended result was increased efficiency and effectiveness through increased competition between public and private sources. The Federal Activities Inventory Reform (FAIR) Act of 1998 requires each agency to

109

Improving government : the impact of Indonesia's BRR beyond the tsunami reconstruction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Sustainable disaster recovery is increasingly understood as a comprehensive process that extends beyond physical reconstruction to include efforts to improve the affected communities' ability to adapt, respond and be more ...

Broid Krauze, Daniel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

International Disaster Medical Sciences Fellowship: Model Curriculum and Key Considerations for Establishment of an Innovative International Educational Program  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

approaches to organizing disaster response at all levels andPreparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters. Ben-Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters), 10

Koenig, Kristi L; Bey, Tareg; Schultz, Carl H

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Counting on Solar Power for Disaster Relief  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

hen disaster strikes, electric power hen disaster strikes, electric power is usually the first critically important service to be lost. And the effects can be devastating. Lights go out. Furnaces, refrigerators, and other electric appliances don't work. Neither do the electric pumps that deliver our drinking water and help treat sewage. Without elec- tricity for homes, hospitals, food stores, and vital municipal services, many of our most important needs go unmet. What's more, emergency response teams need a reliable source of electric power to even begin to deal with the crisis. Without electricity, gasoline can't be pumped at local service stations to transport emergency sup- plies, and banks can't provide emergency funds. Without electric power, conventional communication systems won't work.

112

Policy Network Approach to Coordinated Disaster Response  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper, we explore the formation of network relationships among disaster relief agencies during the process of responding to an unexpected event. The relationship is investigated through variables derived from the policy network theory, and four cases from three developed countries such as (i) Hurricane Katrina in the US; (ii) Typhoon Maemi in South Korea; (iii) Kobe; and, (iv) Tohoku Earthquake in Japan that failed to cope with extreme events forms the basis for case study presented here. We argue that structural characteristics of multi-jurisdictional coordination may facilitate or impede in responding to a complex nature of recent disaster. We further highlight the promise of policy network approach in facilitating the development of multi-jurisdictional coordination process which may provide new avenue to improve the communication and coordination of hierarchical command control driven organizations with the local community. Our proposed novel approach in investigating the usefulness of network app...

Kim, Kwang Deok

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

Needs for Robotic Assessments of Nuclear Disasters  

SciTech Connect

Following the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima nuclear reactor plant in Japan, the need for systems which can assist in dynamic high-radiation environments such as nuclear incidents has become more apparent. The INL participated in delivering robotic technologies to Japan and has identified key components which are needed for success and obstacles to their deployment. In addition, we are proposing new work and methods to improve assessments and reactions to such events in the future. Robotics needs in disaster situations include phases such as: Assessment, Remediation, and Recovery Our particular interest is in the initial assessment activities. In assessment we need collection of environmental parameters, determination of conditions, and physical sample collection. Each phase would require key tools and efforts to develop. This includes study of necessary sensors and their deployment methods, the effects of radiation on sensors and deployment, and the development of training and execution systems.

Victor Walker; Derek Wadsworth

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ng ng United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL DATE: APR 18 2003 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A02PR010) Audit Report No.: OAS-L-03-15 SUBJECT: Audit of the Weatherization Assistance Program TO: Director, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program, EE-2K The purpose of this report is to inform you of the results of our audit of the Weatherization Assistance Program. INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Weatherization Assistance Program (Program) was established to increase energy efficiency in dwellings owned or occupied by low-income persons to reduce their residential energy expenditures and improve their health and safety. Since its inception in 1976, the Program has reported that approximately 5 million dwelling units owned or occupied by low-income individuals have been weatherized.

115

United States Government Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

B.89) B.89) EFO (07-90) United States Government Department of Energ Memorandum SEP 24 20t DATE: REPLY TO: IG-34 (A04TG032) Audit Report No.: OAS-L-04-21 SUBJECT: Evaluation of "The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Cyber Security Program - 2004" TO: Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission The purpose of this report is to inform you of the results of our annual evaluation of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's unclassified cyber security program. This evaluation was initiated in June 2004 and our field work was conducted through September 2004. The evaluation methodology is described in the attachment to this report. Introduction and Objective The Commission's increasing reliance on information technology (IT) is consistent with satisfying the President's Management Agenda initiative of expanding electronic

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Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) (Brochure), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) (Brochure), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) 20-page "how-to" guide describing ways to turn a disaster into an opportunity to rebuild with greener energy technologies. It covers such topics as the importance of energy, options for communities, instructions for developing an energy plan, and other considerations. This guide is intended for the community leaders who have experienced a disaster. 45136.pdf More Documents & Publications Greensburg Webinars Q&A From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE

117

Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) (Brochure), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) (Brochure), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) 20-page "how-to" guide describing ways to turn a disaster into an opportunity to rebuild with greener energy technologies. It covers such topics as the importance of energy, options for communities, instructions for developing an energy plan, and other considerations. This guide is intended for the community leaders who have experienced a disaster. 45136.pdf More Documents & Publications From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE

118

Reusing Non-Wearable Textiles in Disaster Areas.  

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??This thesis describes a design project of a shelter solution for disaster relief in cold climates with non-wearable textiles. KICI foundation is searching for applications… (more)

Bolier, L.J.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Principles Governing Departmental Directives  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ELEMENTS FROM: SAMUEL W. BODMA 4 SUBJECT: Principles Governing Departmental Directives The Department of Energy uses directives as its primary means to establish,...

120

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

'OQOl - United States Government - Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration memorandum January 19, 201 1 DATE. REPLY TO ATTN OF: Y12-60:Gorman SUBJECT ANNUAL...

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Linking post-disaster mental health to the erosion of social fabric.  

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??This dissertation aimed to dissect the complex nature of post-disaster mental health problems. Current (research) perspectives define disaster mental health as a construct that is… (more)

Wind, T.R.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

International Governance of Climate Engineering  

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Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative conference); Daniel Bodansky, Governing Climate Engineering: Scenarios for Analysis (Harvard Project on Climate Agreements,

Parson, Edward; Ernst, Lia

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Linking Resources and Structures: Increasing the Effectiveness...  

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Linking Resources and Structures: Increasing the Effectiveness of Energy Efficient Government Procurement Programs Title Linking Resources and Structures: Increasing the...

124

Finding community through information and communication technology in disaster response  

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Disasters affect not only the welfare of individuals and family groups, but also the well-being of communities, and can serve as a catalyst for innovative uses of information and communication technology (ICT). In this paper, we present evidence of ICT ... Keywords: community, computer-mediated communication, crisis informatics, disaster, emergency, innovation, wildfire

Irina Shklovski; Leysia Palen; Jeannette Sutton

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Information practices of disaster preparedness professionals in multidisciplinary groups  

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OBJECTIVE: This article summarizes the results of a descriptive qualitative study addressing the question, what are the information practices of the various professionals involved in disaster preparedness? We present key results, but focus on issues ... Keywords: disaster preparedness, information behavior, information practice, information science theory, library science research

Barbara L. Folb; Ellen G. Detlefsen; Sandra C. Quinn; Gerald Barron; Jeanette M. Trauth

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Development of USN based disaster prevention system in South Korea  

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It is possible to construct a systematic and efficient disaster prevention system utilizing ubiquitous sensor networks and wired/wireless communication infrastructure. In this paper, we suggest and design a USN (Ubiquitous Sensor Network) platform to ... Keywords: USN, WSN, disaster, gateway, management server, prevention, ubiquitous

Dae-Hyun Ryu; Seung-Hoon Nam

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

What Previous Disasters Teach: The (Really) Hard Lessons  

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What Previous Disasters Teach: The (Really) Hard Lessons What Previous Disasters Teach: The (Really) Hard LessonsThe (Really) Hard Lessons of Katrina and Haiti for Humanitarian Logistics The (Really) Hard debacle or How not to do it The Port au Prince Earthquake: More Hard Lessons Implications Suggestions #12

Mitchell, John E.

128

From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster (Revised)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster (Revised) (Fact Sheet) From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster (Revised) (Fact Sheet) These Greensburg fact sheet sheets help citizens understand what they can do as a part of the focus. Saving energy & water, using renewable energy (particular interest in small wind), driving "green", general sustainability, & living green. 45138.pdf More Documents & Publications From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) Rebuilding Greensburg, Kansas, as a Model Green Community: A Case Study; NREL's Technical Assistance to Greensburg, June 2007-May 2009 From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding with Renewable Energy after Disaster,

129

Crucial decade: Natural disaster, government policy and the Texas mohair industry in the 1950's.  

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??Texas is best known for cattle, the contribution of the Angora goat and mohair industry to the state's agriculutral history has been overlooked. The 1950's… (more)

Caraway, John Brent

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Presidential Memorandum: Government-to-Government Relations with Native  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Presidential Memorandum: Government-to-Government Relations with Presidential Memorandum: Government-to-Government Relations with Native American Tribal Governments (1994) Presidential Memorandum: Government-to-Government Relations with Native American Tribal Governments (1994) The following memorandum was sent to all heads of executive departments and agencies and appeared in the May 4, 1994 issue of the Federal Register. It was signed and released in conjunction with the historic meeting between the President and representatives of Tribal governments held at the White House on April 29, 1995. The White House Washington, DC April 29, 1994 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Government-to-Government Relations with Native American Tribal Governments The United States government has a unique legal relationship with Native

131

United States Government  

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"- .-A*" (MQ) EfG (07-W) United States Government rrla.g-a Department of Energy memorandum DATE: tlEC 1 F: l??? REPLYTo EM-421 (W. A. W illiams , 903-8149) AJTN OF: SUBJECT:...

132

Government Facilities Segment Analysis  

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Federal, state, and local governments own or lease an estimated 1.2 million buildings and facilities in the United States. These facilities are an important -- and often overlooked -- customer segment for all energy and energy service providers.

1998-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

133

Government Purchase Card Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The General Services Administration (GSA) SmartPay2 program provides charge cards to U.S. Government agencies, including the Department of Energy (DOE). Through GSA, DOE has contracted with JP...

134

Using Data Mining Techniques to Address Critical Information Exchange Needs in Disaster Affected  

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disaster information in the context of disaster management phases: Preparation, Response, RecoveryUsing Data Mining Techniques to Address Critical Information Exchange Needs in Disaster Affected Management and Disaster Recovery have gained immense importance in the wake of recent man and nature

Chen, Shu-Ching

135

Prehospital and Disaster Medicine http://pdm.medicine.wisc.edu Vol. 23, No. 1 ORIGINAL RESEARCH  

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525 East 68th Street New York, NY 10021 E-mail: apant@jhsph.edu Keywords: disaster; disaster response-term shelters for housing. Responsibility for sheltering those affected by disasters in the United States in this capacity in this paper. Faith-based organizations comprise a significant disaster response asset

Scharfstein, Daniel

136

o I would like to make a donation to the Center for Refugee and Disaster Response  

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o I would like to make a donation to the Center for Refugee and Disaster Response in the amount.jhsph.edu/refugee/make_a_gift o I would like to receive e-mail updates The Center for Refugee and Disaster Response works with its on Refugee and Disaster Response. Options include online courses as well as field experience in disaster

Scharfstein, Daniel

137

A fuzzy clustering iterative model using chaotic differential evolution algorithm for evaluating flood disaster  

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Flood disaster is a kind of frequent natural hazards. The objective of flood disaster evaluation is to establish hazard assessment model for managing flood and preventing disaster. Base on the chaotic optimization theory, this paper proposes a chaotic ... Keywords: Chaotic map, Differential evolution algorithm, Evolutionary computation, Flood disaster evaluation, Fuzzy clustering

Yaoyao He; Jianzhong Zhou; Pangao Kou; Ning Lu; Qiang Zou

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Measuring e-government readiness  

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We proposed a way of assessing readiness of a government organization to transform itself into a provider of fully integrated e-government services. We identified major components of e-government and discussed how it could evolve from a simple website ... Keywords: E-government readiness, E-government transformation, Information technology, Instrument development, Internet, Public sector

Chang E. Koh; Victor R. Prybutok; Xiaoni Zhang

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Counting on Solar Power for Disaster Relief  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

hen disaster strikes, electric power is usually the first critically important service to be lost. And the effects can be devastating. Lights go out. Furnaces, refrigerators, and other electric appliances don't work. Neither do the electric pumps that deliver our drinking water and help treat sewage. Without elec- tricity for homes, hospitals, food stores, and vital municipal services, many of our most important needs go unmet. What's more, emergency response teams need a reliable source of electric power to even begin to deal with the crisis. Without electricity, gasoline can't be pumped at local service stations to transport emergency sup- plies, and banks can't provide emergency funds. Without electric power, conventional communication systems won't work.

140

Building & Enhancing Interorganizational Relationships for Disaster Preparedness and Response Capacity: a Study of Community-based Organizations Serving Vulnerable Populations: a Focus on the Homeless  

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contribute to disaster and response capacity are explored.Role of Nonprofits in Disaster Response: An Expanded Modellook like in disaster response mode? (How would you

Nilsen, Donata Christiane

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

United States Government United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: July 29, 2005 REPLY TO ATTN TO: IG-34 (A05HQ002) Audit Report No. OAS-L-05-10 SUBJECT: Agreed-Upon Procedures for Federal Payroll TO: Director, Office of Management, Budget, and Evaluation/Chief Financial Officer, ME-1 INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Bulletin No. 01-02, "Audit Requirements for Federal Financial Statement," dated October 16, 2000, requires an annual audit of civilian payroll of executive departments and other Government agencies. Auditors are required to follow the agreed-upon procedures in Appendix I-1 of OMB Bulletin No. 01-02, to assess the reasonableness of life insurance, health benefits, and retirement withholdings and contributions.

142

Wind Powering the Government  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

There are more than half a million Federal buildings with electric bills totaling about $3.5 billion per year. The Wind Powering America Initiative challenges the Federal government to reduce its use of energy produced by fossil fuels by obtaining at least 5% of its electricity from wind by 2010. As part of the current efforts to achieve the initiative's goal, NREL's Technical Information Services published Wind Powering the Government, a brochure that encourages the use of wind energy on Federal properties and the purchase of green power or green tags by Federal property managers.

Pitchford, P.

2000-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

143

WMO's Role in the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Editor's note: This article is based on a presentation to the Symposium on theInternational Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, 24 January 1994 in Nashville,Tennessee. The symposium was held in conjunction with the AMS Annual Meeting.

G. O. P. Obasi

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

Culture aprčs le déluge: heritage ecology after disaster  

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and international dependency on fossil fuels, and the commitment to the degradation of the natural environment that this dependency entails, finally be rethought? Will it be this disaster that finally moves the national dialogue forward, as we once thought about...

Morris, Benjamin Alan

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

145

Leading a lean transformation in the wake of a disaster  

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Through a disaster, a company is presented with an opportunity to leverage the momentum from recovery efforts to drastically change the way business is conducted. In the case of Raytheon's Solid State Microwave division, ...

Caballero, Christian G. (Christian Gabriel)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

... the Chancellor has appointed a work group to explore a campus response to the recent disaster in the Indian Ocean. That disaster is another  

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... the Chancellor has appointed a work group to explore a campus response to the recent disaster in the Indian Ocean. That disaster is another highlight of the scary times we live in. Not only do natural disasters take away lives and cause unimaginable suffering, chronic conditions of poverty cause death

California at Davis, University of

147

HGIP: Haitian government integrated platform  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the HGIP initiative to equip Haitian government with an integrated system to monitor reconstruction efforts and improve governance. In its current status, this IDB funded project is seeking to integrate various systems and databases ... Keywords: e-governance, inter-organizational information sharing, public administration reform, whole-of-government approach

Carl Sherson Clermont

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

En En Memorandum OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL DATE: MAY 0 9 2005 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A05PR040) Audit Report No.: OAS-L-05-06 SUBJECT: Contractor-Provided Meals for Federal Employees TO: Director, Office of Management, Budget and Evaluation/Chief Financial Officer, ME-1 The purpose of this report is to inform you of a condition that came to our attention during recent audits. INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE As a general rule, appropriated funds cannot be used to provide meals to Government employees. Furthermore, acceptance of meals provided at Government expense by Federal employees may violate 5 U.S.C. § 5536, which prohibits a Federal employee from receiving compensation in addition to pay and allowances fixed by law. An exception to this general prohibition permits employees, in certain cases, to accept

149

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

.2/06 WED 17:02 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG .2/06 WED 17:02 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG -** HQ . 001 United States Government Department of Energy Department of Energy memorandum DATE: February 9, 2006 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-06-07 REPLY TO ATTN OF; IG-32 (A050R014) SUBJECT: Audit of "The Department's Management of United States Enrichment Corporation Site Services" TO: Manager, Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office INTRODUCTTON AND OBJECTIVE The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (Paducah), located in western Kentucky, was constructed by the Department of Energy (Department) in the early 1950s to enrich uranium for use in various military and commercial applications. The Department operated the plant until the Energy Policy Act of 1992 created the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC) as a Government-owned

150

l UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT lb 15 SUBJECT: THORFJM PROCURENENT PMF'N:TBU Jesse C. Johnson, Gtnager of IRaw Materials Operations3s.Office 3 R. W. Cook, Director of Production ~',LL:::+ I--- DATE: MAR ! 9 1951 The following list of suppliers of thorium and the amounts of materials procured from them by the Mew York Operations Office during calendar year 1950 is being supplied in accordance with Mr. Spelmanls telephone request of March 19. Thorium Lannett Bleachery iinde Air Products Co. Lindsey Light & Chemical Co. lliscellaneous NY0 Liscensing Division Rare Earths, Inc. Wolff-Alport Total - (kilograms) 179 38,2;2 -3 4,210 /vyeoi 4 -q- 2 : i ' \ iti 1 i 0 ;;\I:' --' I F 10 i;;;?/ \ --' L & ;:I :,- :,j( EZi 5 1 :' -I I ri _ I ' R i; .- . )- .i

151

Modeling Dynamics of Post Disaster Recovery  

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Natural disasters result in loss of lives, damage to built facilities, and interruption of businesses. The losses are not instantaneous rather they continue to occur until the community is restored to a functional socio-economic entity. Hence, it is essential that policy makers recognize this dynamic aspect of the incurring losses and make realistic plans to enhance the recovery. However, this cannot take place without understanding how homeowners react to recovery signals. These signals can come in different ways: from policy makers showing their strong commitment to restore the community by providing financial support and/or restoration of lifeline infrastructure; or from the neighbors showing their willingness to reconstruct. The goal of this research is to develop a model that can account for homeowners’ dynamic interactions in both organizational and spatial domains. Spatial domain of interactions focuses on how homeowners process signals from the environment such as neighbors reconstructing and local agencies restoring infrastructure, while organizational domain of interactions focuses on how agents process signals from other stakeholders that do not directly affect the environment like insurers. The hypothesis of this study is that these interactions significantly influence decisions to reconstruct and stay, or sell and leave. A multi-agent framework is used to capture emergent behavior such as spatial patterns and formation of clusters. The developed framework is illustrated and validated using experimental data sets.

Nejat, Ali

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

OPEN GOVERNMENT | Department of Energy  

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OPEN GOVERNMENT OPEN GOVERNMENT OPEN GOVERNMENT Sun Shines through the Capitol Building | Credit: GC Photographer Daniel Zazueta Sun Shines through the Capitol Building | Credit: GC Photographer Daniel Zazueta The Office of the General Counsel is proud to provide the public with access to its governmental processes and information. On January 21, 2009, President Barack Obama issued a Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government, where he pledged, "My Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government. We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration. Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in Government." The Department

153

Blowout in the Gulf: The BP Oil Spill Disaster and the Future of Energy in America  

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Blowout in the Gulf: The BP Oil Spill Disaster and theBlowout in the Gulf. The BP Oil Spill Disaster and theApril 20 th 2010, eleven oil workers died as the Deepwater

Ferrara, Enzo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Corporate involvement in disaster response and recovery : an analysis of the Gujarat Earthquake  

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Disaster vulnerability is a serious issue in developing countries where globalization, development patterns, poverty and environmental degradation are placing more people at risk to natural disasters. Recent appeals for ...

Sayegh, Tracy, 1976-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

The application of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and Information Technology systems to disaster response  

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Disaster response operations during recent terrorist attacks and natural disasters have been a cause for concern. Lack of planning is one source of difficulties with these operations, but even if a perfect plan is agreed ...

Pinelis, Lev

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Corporate Governance and Taxation  

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extract. A higher tax rate increases the amount of income athat corporate tax rate increases have smaller (in fact,that a higher tax rate increases the level of diversion,

Dyck, Alexander

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

EDITORIAL COMMENTS Use of Structured Observational Methods in Disaster Research:“Recurrent Medical Response Problems in Five Recent Disasters in the Netherlands”  

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Doctors Juffermans and Bierens are to be commended for their paper published in this issue of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine entitled “Recurrent Medical Response Problems in Five Recent Disasters in the Netherlands. ” In the study, it is noted that health disaster response problems are repeated disaster after disaster. This finding seems to be consistent with the recurrent problems of communications, logistics, and access that have occurred in major events such as the Indian Ocean Tsunami, Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, and Haiti Earthquake. Interestingly, the authors found no improved performance in medical disaster response related to disaster plans and protocols. While disaster experts will find the findings reported important for discussion and further evaluation, this editorial is written to discuss the research methodology demonstrated by the study. In their paper, Doctors Juffermans and Bierens have used research methods that are important for performing valid observational “meta-analysis ” of archived disaster reports. 1 The authors have provided a template for structured disaster medical research of archived

Samuel J. Stratton

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

International Governance of Climate Engineering  

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paper for the Solar Radiation Management Governancepaper for the Solar Radiation Management Governancepaper for the Solar Radiation Management Governance

Parson, Edward; Ernst, Lia

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Valuation of Government Policies and Projects  

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Governments play a central role in the allocation of capital and risk in the economy. Evaluating the cost to taxpayers of government investments requires an assumption about the government’s cost of capital. Governments ...

Lucas, Deborah J.

160

A joint network for disaster recovery and search and rescue operations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Disasters are exceptional events that are either man made, such as terrorist attacks, or natural, such as earthquakes, wildfires and floods. Disasters create emergency situations and cause physical and social disorder. In these emergency situations, ... Keywords: Disaster recovery networks, Reward-based random walks, Search and rescue networks, Two-dimensional random walk

Ram G. Lakshmi Narayanan; Oliver C. Ibe

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

The use of social media within the global disaster alert and coordination system (GDACS)  

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The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) collects near real-time hazard information to provide global multi-hazard disaster alerting for earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, floods and volcanoes. GDACS alerts are based on calculations ... Keywords: disaster management, emergency response, impact analysis, social media, twitter

Beate Stollberg; Tom de Groeve

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Critical Incident and Disaster Response Policy Commencement Date: 9 December, 1992  

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Critical Incident and Disaster Response Policy Commencement Date: 9 December, 1992 Category STATEMENT 5.1 The University shall establish a comprehensive and integrated Disaster Response Plan and appropriate measures are in place to prevent predictable or potential disasters and possible critical

163

Lessons Learned in Using Social Media for Disaster Relief ASU Crisis Response Game  

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Lessons Learned in Using Social Media for Disaster Relief ASU Crisis Response Game Mohammad in a simulated disaster. · Crowdsourcing using social media · Data collection · Task allocation and · Response to include public warning to avoid confusion in a disaster game · Coordination among different systems

Liu, Huan

164

Call for Papers International Workshop on Natural Disaster and the City  

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faced by urban populations. Cities as sites of risk, response and rehabilitation. Cultures of disaster1 Call for Papers International Workshop on Natural Disaster and the City Historical Perspectives to the study of natural disasters. It aims to historically contextualise the causes and consequences

Takada, Shoji

165

A Middleware for Service-oriented Communication in Mobile Disaster Response Environments  

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A Middleware for Service-oriented Communication in Mobile Disaster Response Environments Lukasz@infosys.tuwien.ac.at ABSTRACT Today, the work of disaster response teams is being increas- ingly supported and coordinated present RESCUE, an open-source middleware for service-oriented communica- tion in mobile disaster response

Dustdar, Schahram

166

Lessons Learned in Using Social Media for Disaster Relief -ASU Crisis Response Game  

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Lessons Learned in Using Social Media for Disaster Relief - ASU Crisis Response Game Mohammad disasters. In the light of these facts, the results from the ASU Crisis Response Game show that people do.Liu)@asu.edu,Augustoa@icmc.usp.br Abstract. In disasters such as the earthquake in Haiti and the tsunami in Japan, people used social media

Liu, Huan

167

A Disruption-Tolerant Architecture for Secure and Efficient Disaster Response Communications  

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A Disruption-Tolerant Architecture for Secure and Efficient Disaster Response Communications Kevin situational awareness when citizens in a disaster are willing to contribute their own devices, such as laptops. A situational awareness service processes all received data and creates annotated maps to visualize a disaster

Fall, Kevin R.

168

Auto-scaling Emergency Call Centres using Cloud Resources to Handle Disasters  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

elements of an emergency response to a disaster event. However, frequently the phone net- work an IT infrastructure that scales in response to the demands of disaster management. In this paper, we introduce Technology (IT) plays a central role in disaster response and emergency man- agement [2]. Therefore

New South Wales, University of

169

Multi-Agent Simulation of Disaster Response Daniel Massaguer, Vidhya Balasubramanian, Sharad Mehrotra, and Nalini Venkatasubramanian  

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Multi-Agent Simulation of Disaster Response Daniel Massaguer, Vidhya Balasubramanian, Sharad on the context of disaster response. The ar- chitecture of DrillSim is based on a multi-agent simulation. The simulation of the disaster response activity is achieved by modeling each person involved as an agent

Venkatasubramanian, Nalini

170

Situational Awareness Technologies for Disaster Naveen Ashish, Dmitri Kalashnikov, Sharad Mehrotra, Nalini  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Situational Awareness Technologies for Disaster Response Naveen Ashish, Dmitri Kalashnikov, Sharad in the speed and accuracy at which information about the crisis flows through the disaster response networks of the disaster, crisis response may be a large-scale, multi-organizational operation involv- ing many layers

Kalashnikov, Dmitri V.

171

Franke et al. Temporal Coordination of Disaster Response Activities Proceedings of the 7th  

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Franke et al. Temporal Coordination of Disaster Response Activities Proceedings of the 7th and regulations. The goal of this paper is to present an activity management system for disaster response. Temporal Coordination of Disaster Response Activities Proceedings of the 7th International ISCRAM

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

172

Important elements of disaster management and mitigation and design and development of a software tool  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Natural Disasters causing damage to human life, property, infrastructure and economy has emerged as a global challenge. Requisite safety measures have to be provided for natural hazards. Prevention is better than cure. Once disaster occurred, it is very ... Keywords: catastrophe, disaster, industrial, management, mitigation, natural, plans

Gurumurthy Vijayan Iyer; Nikos E. Mastorakis

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Information systems in Japanese government  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this article we focus on information systems (IS) in Japanese government. We concentrate on the nature of IS-use and the major challenges faced for the future path of IS-use in local government. The governments have low budgets for IS use, a low ...

Yoshikazu Sekiguchi; Kim V. Andersen

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) Fact sheet offering practical information about building energy efficient buildings and using renewable energy. Includes a checklist and resources. Highlights successful projects in Greensburg, Kansas. 45139.pdf More Documents & Publications Rebuilding It Better: Greensburg, Kansas. USD 422 Greensburg K-12 School (Revised) (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Rebuilding It Better: Greensburg, Kansas. USD 422 Greensburg K-12 School (Revised) (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Greensburg, Kansas: A Better, Greener Place to Live (Revised) (Brochure)

175

Government Energy Management | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Efficiency » Government Energy Management Efficiency » Government Energy Management Government Energy Management EERE leads a robust network of researchers and other partners to continually develop cost-effective energy-saving solutions that help make our country run better through increased efficiency — promoting better plants, manufacturing processes, and products; more efficient new homes and improved older homes; and other solutions to enhance the buildings in which we work, shop, and lead our everyday lives. EERE leads a robust network of researchers and other partners to continually develop cost-effective energy-saving solutions that help make our country run better through increased efficiency - promoting better plants, manufacturing processes, and products; more efficient new homes and

176

,. United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

i. 001 i. 001 DOE F 1325.8 (8-89) EFG (07-90) ,. United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: September 11, 2003 REPLYTO: IG-34 (A03NE045) Audit Report No.: OAS-L-03-20 SUBJECT: Audit of Procurement Administration at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory TO: Director, Office of Management, Budget and Evaluation/Chief Financial Officer, ME-1 The purpose of this report is to inform you of the results of our survey of procurement administration at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Laboratory). This review was initiated in May 2003 and fieldwork was conducted through August 2003. Our review methodology is described in an attachment to this report. INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE In Fiscal Year (FY) 2002, the Department of Energy's (Department) management contractors procured approximately $6.4 billion worth of goods and services from

177

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

31/07 THU 18:20 FAX 865 241 3897 OIG --- HQ 31/07 THU 18:20 FAX 865 241 3897 OIG --- HQ 00 DOE F 1325.8 (08&93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: May 31, 2007 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-07-13 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A07RL048) SUBJECT: Audit of Safety Allegations Related to the Waste Treatment Plant at the Hanford Site TO: Manager, Office of River Protection INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy's (Department) Hanford Site is responsible for treating and preparing 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemically hazardous waste for disposal. Bechtel National, Inc. (Bechtel) is designing, building and commissioning the Waste Treatment Plant (Plant), a category II nuclear facility, which is comprised of a complex of treatment facilities to vitrify and immobilize radioactive waste into a

178

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

OEF 1325.8 OEF 1325.8 (U8-93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: April 11, 2007 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-07-I1 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A07DN056) SUSJECT: Audit of the Department of Energy's Community and Regulatory Support Funding at the Richland Operations Office TO: Manager, Richland Operations Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Environmental Management provided $60.1 million in Community and Regulatory Support funding in Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 to a number of Departm- nt sites. The funding is intended to be used for activities indirectly related to nuclear and hazardous waste cleanup, such as agreements with state regulatory agencies and transportation departments. During FY 2005, the Department's Richland

179

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

a . a . r-z . "*& ., . .. uoi UA o. --.- flI gj UUX DOE F 1325.8 (08.93) United States Government Department of Ene memorandum DATE: August 19, 2004 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-04-18 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-36 (A03IF009) SUBJECT: Audit of the "Revised Pit 9 Cleanup Project at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory" TO: Paul Golan, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Environmental Management INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory's (iNEEL) subsurface disposal area was established in 1952 for disposal of solid radioactive waste and now encompasses an area of approximately 88 acres. Wastes from the INEEL and other Department of Energy (Department) sites, rmost notably Rocky Flats, were buried in

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United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

vu & . vu & . ,I / v a L U ; .8 " ',X v &..'*. "o uu V"x Ijo tf J ,*- , , i 4 w i tiJ U U 1 OEF S.a 135 (0B93) United States Government - Department of Energy memorandum DATE: February 27, 2007 REPLY TO Audit Repor Number: OAS-L-07-08 ATTN OF: IG-32 (A06ID015) SUBJECT: Audit of the "Design of the Engineered Barrier System at the Yucca Mountain Site" TO: Principal Deputy Director, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTrVE In accordance with the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, the Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) is responsible for designing, licensing, constructing, and operating a repository, known as Yucca Mountain, for the permanent disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level -

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181

United States Government Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

OE r 1325.0 OE r 1325.0 (01.93) United States Government Department of memorandum DATE: March 23, 2006 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-06-09 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A060R040) SUBJECT: Audit of"The Department of Energy's Management of the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve" TO, Deputy Assistant Secrctary for Petroleum Reserves INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Energy Act of 2000 authorized the Secretary of Energy to create a Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve (Reserve). The Reserve was established as an "emergency buffer" to supplement commercial supplies should a severe supply disruption occur in the heavily heating oil-dependent northeast United States. The Reserve consists of 2 million barrels of emergency home heating oil, enough to provide Northeast consumers adequate supplies for approximately

182

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

F 1325.8 F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: August 13, 2007 . . Audit Report Number: OAS-L-07-18 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A07PR061) SUBJECT: Audit of Executive Compensation at Brookhaven National Laboratory TO: Manager, Brookhaven Site Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE As part of a Department of Energy-wide audit of executive compensation, we reviewed executive compensation at the Office of Science's Brookhaven National La --- _ .r . . tc. av .... n . Ou audit covered executive cuupoci'A ;is in curred and claimed for Fiscal Years 2003, 2004, and 2005. Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC, operated Brookhaven under Department of Energy (Department) contract number DE-AC02-98CH10886. The amount of executive compensation that can be reimbursed to Department

183

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

')/06 MON 14:28 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG ')/06 MON 14:28 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG --- HQ 1o001 ,O " F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: April 10, 2006 Audit Report No.: OAS-L-06-11 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A05ID043) SUBJECT: Audit of "Contract Transition Activities at the Idaho Operations Office" TO: Manager, Idaho Operations Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy's Idaho Operations Office has ongoing missions focused primarily in the areas of nuclear energy and environmental cleanup. From October 1, 1999 to February 1, 2005, Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC (Bechtel) managed facility operations for both of these missions. In Fiscal Year 2005, two separate contracts began in order to add focus and clarity to each respective mission. First, the Idaho National

184

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

-93) -93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: July 12, 2007 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-07-15 REPLY TO ATnN OF: IG-32 (A07ID055) SUBJECr: Audit of the Idaho National Laboratory Facility Footprint Reduction TO: Manager, Idaho Operations Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTTVE On February 1, 2005, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (BEA) assumed responsibility for managing and operating the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) for the Department of Energy (Department) under a new 10 year contract. ThI m.ion for ,the L s to nntance the Nation's energy security by becoming the preeminent, internationally recognized nuclear energy research, development, and demonstration laboratory.. To accomplish this mission, BEA proposed aggressive infrastructure initiatives

185

United States Government Departmen  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7/05 TUE 07:58 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG -** HQ @]002 7/05 TUE 07:58 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG -** HQ @]002 DOE F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Departmen of Energy memorandum DATE: December 20, 2005 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-06-03 REPLY TO A1TN OF; IG-36 (A05SR025) SUBJECT: Audit of "Defense Waste Processing Facility Operations at the Savannah River Site" TO: Jeffrey M. Allison, Manager, Savannah River Operations Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy's (Department) Savannah River Site stores approximately 36 million gallons of liquid, high-level radioactive waste in 49 underground waste storage tanks. The contents of the waste tanks are broadly characterized as either "sludge waste" or "salt waste". Sludge waste is insoluble and settles to the bottom of a waste tank, beneath a layer of liquid supernate. Salt

186

* United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

-- -- DE;$r,e /q f-j * I3 - I * United States Government memorandum MAY 21 I991 DATE: REPLY TO Al-fN OF: 4ih55YhL Department of Energy JT:,i 5, f&A 0 ' - j4.~, ' -/ jl.a' \ A t -3 __..-_-. EM-421 SUBJECT: Elimination of the American Potash and Chemical Site The File TO: I have reviewed the attached site summary and elimination recommendation for the American Potash and Chemical Company Site in West Hanover, Massachusetts. I have determined that there is little likelihood of radioactive contamination at this site. Based on the above, the American Potash and Chemical Company site is hereby eliminated from further consideration under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program. W. Alexander Williams, PhD Designation and Certification Manager

187

; United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Don F 1328.8 Don F 1328.8 . . .449J ' Em wm ; United States Government , % - memorandum L c*m Al.)G 2 9 a34 yz;; EM-421 (If. A. Willlams, 427-1719) lq,iMAL Department of Energy m5 MA, \i& SUBJECT: Elimination of the Sites from the Formerly Utllized Sites Remedial A&Ion Prograa ' a The File In 1990, with the assistance of Hr. Doug Tonkay and Ms. Htchelle L&is, I reviewed a number of sites that had fomerly provided goods and/or services to the Fernald faclllty as subcontractors. For 24 of.these sites, recoarwndations were ude to eliainate thm from further consideratton under Formerly Utilized Sites Reaedial Actlon Progrm (FUSRAP). In each case, I made or revlewed the evaluation, and, in each case, a handwritten evaluation was prepared. This is to provide a more

188

IL Wted States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Tis&: p/WI-3 Tis&: p/WI-3 . IL Wted States Government ' 1, -1. \ k. 4 4L La. -iF 1 I ' __, 7, Department of Energy memorandum

189

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Menxmmhmz 9 Menxmmhmz 9 1 / UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT i TO : ThcFFles . mx.f I A. B. Piccct, +3lation section : DATE: .@.eti 16, 1949 SUBJECT: VISIT To HAVY OFfDHAlfCE DEPOT, EARIZ, B.J. FmmlTo ,sYmOL: DH:ARP . . : OnJuly 8,&g the uriterattendedameeting at the Navy Oxdnce Depot at Farle, Ii. J. for the purpose of advising the navy on i-adlatlon hazards involved In the dmping of contadnated AEC wastes at /?ea. " Presint were: J. Cook - Traffic & Transportation, AEC ~J.Moren- Utilifation, AEC ..J. Ccnmigl.io - Chief of Middlesex Operaticns A. PIhot -~Hadiation Section, AEC Captain Blossoin - Navy Captain hall - Navy ThefoSkndngwas agreedupcmby AFC andthe l&v. 1. 2. 3. 4. Contaminatedmaterial dnmied, I (loose in case of large contaminated units) loaded on truck&and lsonltored at'

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UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

'.... '|le , * f C. '.... '|le , * f C. Office Memorandum · UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT .-- J TO ' Leo Graup, Chief, DATE: September 29, 1958 Property Management Branch rFi0 : M. S. Weinstein Industrial Hygiene Branch, HASL SUBJBT: SURVEY AT HAIST PROPETIY SYMBOL: HSH:MSW. Thisl property was purchased during MED operation and used as a dumping ground for refinery residues generated by Linde Air Products during their period of participation in the refinery operations program. \It 2 consists of 10 acres in addition to a perpetual .ease- ment right to a strip of land, 10 feet wide and 3600 feet long. The area is located in North Tonawanda, New York near the Niagara River. Because of the growth of adjacent industries, this particular piece of property has appreciated in value. During its tenure as responsible property management office, Oak

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United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

OOE F 1325.8 OOE F 1325.8 - EFgzk3) United States Government tiemorandum 0 wt;? -J Department of Energy DATE: SEP 2 5 1992 REPLY TO Al-TN OF: EM-421 (W. A. W illiams, 903-8149) SUBJECT: Authorization for Remedial Action at Diamond Magnesium Site in Painesville, Ohio TO: L. Price, OR The former Diamond Magnesium Company site located at 720 Fairport-Nursery Road in Painesville, Ohio, is designated for remedial action under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). The site is owned by Uniroyal Chemical Company and by Lonza Chemical, Incorporated. This designation is based on the results of a radiological survey and conclusions from an authority review as noted in the attached Designation Summary. Copies of the radiological survey reports and the authority

192

United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Z&Et,? y-p . c' Z&Et,? y-p . c' )7q/ I cuq,~ United States Government Department of Energy memoranduin I " . : I ;/ ,I DATE: hufi 2 9 1594 \ ' - y:oTFq M-421 (W. A. Ylllius, 427-1719) ' ii Y - SIJWECT: Elimination of the Sites from the Formerly Utilfzed Sites Remedial Actjon Progru TO The File In 1990, with the assistance of Mr. reviewed a number of sites that had services to the Fernald facility as sites, recommendations were made to ___ _- _ consideration under Formerly Utiltzed Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). In each case, I made or reviewed the evaluation, and, in each case, a handwritten evaluation was prepared. This is to provide a more formal record of the decision on these sites and to ratify and confirm the prior elimination of each site froa FUSRAP.

193

United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

DOE F t325.8 DOE F t325.8 (s8s) Dl? l 36-z EFG (07-90) United States Government m e m o randum Department of Energy DATE: LUG 2 ' 3 1394 ",cl,'," EM-421 (W. A. W illiams, 427-1719) SUBJECT: Elimination of the Sites from the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program To' The File In 1990, with the assistance of M r. Doug Tonkay and Ms. M ichelle Landis, I reviewed a number of sites that had formerly provided goods and/or services to the Fernald facility as subcontractors. For 24 of these sites, recoamnendations were aade to eliminate them from further consideration under Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). In each case, I made or reviewed the evaluation, and, in each case, a handwritten evaluation was prepared. This is to provide a more

194

- United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

8 8 my EFG (07.90) . - United States Government . * Department of. Energy * inemorandum DATE: DEC :! ;j 1993 REPLY TO ATTN OF: EM-421 (W.'A. W illiams, 903-8149) : NY 41 I .' 41 G I? SUBJECT: Elimination of the T itanium Alloy Manufacturing Co., Niagara Falls, New York TO: The F ile I have reviewed the attached site. summary and elimination recommendation for the T itanium Alloy Manufacturing Company. I have determined that the potential for radiological contamination is low because of the lim ited duration of the activities at the site. Further, at least some of the contractual activities at the site were licensed under the Atomic Energy Act, and the licensed activities are thereby disqualified from further consideration under the Department of Energy's Formerly Utilized Sites

195

United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

UOEF 1325.8 UOEF 1325.8 (5831 , - a.. L . . L. . c ,, . . . t ,' <, .* -,. .--1^ a "-2 (J 7 , pe-;L, United States Government memorandum Departmen: of Energy DATEAUG 1 0 1984 REPLY TO Al-fN OF: NE-20 SUBJECT: Action Description Memorandum (ADM) Review: Wayne, New Jersey Proposed 1984 Remedial Actions at TO: File After reviewing all of the pertinent facts including the attached Action Description Memorandum (ADM), I have determined that the remedial action described in the subject ADM is an action which in and of itself will have a clearly insignificant impact on the quality of the human environment within the meaning of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq. The Conference Report accompanying the Energy and Water Appropriation Act

196

United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

I8 891 I8 891 EFG (07.90) United States Government m e m o randum bepartrne% of Energy -P ' ; N. A *I Pi id : DATE: AUG 3, 9 1994 REPLY TO Al-iN OF: EM-421 (W. A. W illiams, 427-1719) r, )' \, ! c ' d, ' t ' 3 ' 2 -L SUBJECT: Elimination of the Sites from the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program To' The File In 1990, with the assistance of M r. Doug Tonlsay and Ms. M ichelle Landis, I reviewed a nmber of sites that had formerly provided goods and/or services to the Fernald facility as subcontractors. For 24 of.these sites, recommdations were made to eliminate them from further consideration under Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). In each case, I made or reviewed the evaluation, and, in each case, a handwritten evaluation was prepared. This is to provide a more

197

United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

81278 81278 United States Government Department of Energy memorandum - ?71 S.EP 23 F; i: 54 DATE: SEP 1 8 1991 REPLY TO ATTNOF: EM-421 (P. Blom, 3-8148) SUBJECT: Approved Categorical Exclusion for Removal Actions at Elza Gate, Tennessee TO: Lester K. Price, OR Attached is a copy of the approved Categorical Exclusion (CX) for removal of contaminated material at the Elza Gate site in Tennessee. The removal action involves the removal of radioactive contaminated soil and concrete as well as the removal of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) contaminated soil. This CX was approved by Carol Borgstrom, Office of National Environmental Policy Act Oversight (EH-25), September 9, 1991. Paul F. Blom Off-Site Branch Division of Eastern Area Programs Office of Environmental Restoration

198

United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

D;F&g,8 C-r-I 3-3 D;F&g,8 C-r-I 3-3 .*. United States Government . memorandum DATE: JUNZO 1994 -... REPLY TO A?TN OF: EM-421 (W. A. Williams, 903-8149) Authority Determination -- Combustion Engineering Site, Windsor, SUBJECT: Connecticut To' The File The attached review, documents the basis for determining whether the Department of Energy (DOE) has authority for taking remedial action at the Combustion Engineering (CE) Site in Windsor, Connecticut, under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program. CE was a prime contractor for the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and performed high-enriched uranium fuel fabrication work from 1955 to 1967. The services furnished at the CE site included some experimental work; however, it primarily consisted of fabrication of high-enriched uranium

199

United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

DOEF1325.8 P4 0 * 1 - 1 DOEF1325.8 P4 0 * 1 - 1 - Iq \ b- United States Government memorandum pJ .T\ \b Department of Energy DATE: OCT 9 1984 REPLY TO NE-20 All-N OF: .- Authorizations for Actions Under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action SUBJECT: Program (FUSRAP) at the St. Louis Airport Storage Site, St. Louis, MO. and the W. R. Grace Site at Curtis Bay, Md. To: J. LaGrone, Manager Oak Ridge Operations Office St. Louis Airport Storage Site, MO The House and Senate Reports for the Energy and Water Development Appropriation Act (P.L. 98-360) directed the Department of Energy "...to take the necessary steps to consolidate and dispose of the waste material from the Latty Avenue site and nearby St. Louis Airport vicinity properties locally, by reacquiring, stabilizing, and using the old 21.7

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United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

ooc F r325.8 ooc F r325.8 imo, EFO ,ww United States Government memorandum Department of Energy -fw?w 81ua DATE: FEB 1 5 1991 l+Ks6 sUsJECT: Elimination of the Buflovak Company Site from FUSRAP ho: The File I have reiiewed the attached preliminary site summary and recommendation for the Buflovak Company site in Buffalo, New York. I have determined that there is little likelihood of contamination at this site. Based on the above, the Buflovak Company site is hereby eliminated from further consideration under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program. W. Alexander Williams Designation and Certification Manager Off-Site Branch Division of Eastern Area Programs Office of Environmental Restoration Attachment - I . b e e : W e s to n E M - 4 0 ( 3 ) E M - 4 2 ( 2 ) W illiams r

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United States Government Memorandum  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Department of Energy Department of Energy United States Government Memorandum DATE: March 21, 2008 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-08-08 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-321 (A07LV042) SUBJECT: Audit Report on "Accountability of Sensitive and High Risk Property at the Nevada Site Office" TO: Acting Manager, Nevada Site Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE and control over sensitive and high risk property because of the vulnerability to loss, theft or misuse and its potential impact on national security interests or proliferation concerns. Items such as portable and desktop computers, ammunition. and firearms are examples of sensitive property. In addition, federal regulations require that Departmental organizations and designated contractors account for and control govemroent-owned high risk property, such as body armor and gas masks,

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United States Government DATE:  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

5oE(E;,8 ' 0 H .2+ L-1 5oE(E;,8 ' 0 H .2+ L-1 United States Government DATE: MAR 0 8 1994 REPLY TO AlTN OF: EM-421 (W. A. Williams, 903-8149) SUBJECT: Authority Determination -- Former Herring-Hall-Marvin Safe Co., Hamilton, Ohio TO: The File The attached review documents the basis for determining whether the Department of Energy (DOE) has authority for taking remedial action at the former Herring-Hall-Marvin Safe Co. facility in Hamilton, Ohio, under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). The facility was used for the shaping and machining of uranium metal by the Manhattan Engineer District (MED) during the Second World War. The following factors are significant in reaching a decision and are discussed in more detail in the attached authority review:

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United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

D;il$;,8 p! A . I I& - ' D;il$;,8 p! A . I I& - ' z United States Government &mtrne&' of Energy DATE: &uG 3, 9 394 REPLY TO AITN OF: EH-421 (W. A. Williams, 427-1719) SUBJECT: Elimination of the Sites from the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program To' The File In 1990, with the assistance of Mr. Doug Toukay and Ms. Michelle Landis, I reviewed a number of sites that had formerly provided goods and/or services to the Fernald facility as subcontractors. For 24 of.these sites, recommdations were made to eliminate them from further consideration under Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). In each case, I made or reviewed the evaluation, and, in each case, a handwritten evaluation was prepared. This is to provide a more formal record of the decision on these sites and to ratify and confirm the

204

Unite2 States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

+39J +39J t% (3740~ - Unite2 States Government m e m o randuin L3 DATE: AU6 3, 9 %g4 REPLY TO All-N OF: m -421 (U. A. W illiams, 427-1719) -. - >' SUBJECT: Elimination of the Sites from the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program To' The File In 1990, with the assistance of Hr. Doug Toukay and Ms. M ichelle Landis, I reviewed a number of sites that had formerly provided goods and/or services to the Fernald facility as subcontractors. For 24 of.these sites, recouwndations were made to eliminate them from further consideration under Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). In each case, I made or reviewed the evaluation, and, in each case, a handwritten evaluation was prepared. This is to provide a more formal record of the decision on these sites and to ratify and confirm the

205

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

LICE F 137: r.e Electr LICE F 137: r.e Electr onic Form App roved by CllR - 1010fJI2002 i/JI~~I United States Government Department of Energy Bonneville Power Admi istration memorandum DATE : REPLY TO AnN OF : KEPR-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum TO: Stephen Duncan Project Manager - TERS-3 Proposed Action: Removal of de-stabilized and downed trees resulting from a December 200 8 wind storm on the de-energized Lyons Ultra High Voltage Test Line NO.1. PP&A Project No.: PP&A 1309 Budget Information: Work Order # 184006 Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart 0, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B 1.3 Routine maintenance/custodial services for buildings, structures, infrastructures, equipment. Location: Fee-owned ROW on the de-energized Lyons UHV Te st Line No .1 to the south of

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United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

uv /uu/u* ±.u.. J.OJ..L rAA , *. . uv /uu/u* ±.u.. J.OJ..L rAA , *. . 'A4 .. ± OO, I U444 flmI I.j102 ' -f- $I)002 EP<.1 (o-.vu) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: January 30, 2004 REP.YTO: IG-35 (A03DN039) Audit Report No.: OAS-L-04-10 SUBJECT: Audit of the Safeguards and Security Program at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site To: Frazer Lockhart, Manager, Rocky Flats Field Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE Because of the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, the Department of Energy (Department) instituted additional security requirements beyond those already in place for normal security operations. These "Security Conditions" requirements were established by Department Notice 473.8 (Notice). The requirements are based on

207

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

/18/04 THU 11:31 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG -- /18/04 THU 11:31 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG -- + HQ 1002 DOE F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: March 17, 2004 Audit Report No. OAS-L-04-1 1 REPLY TO IG-36 (A04DN003) ATTN OF: SUBJECT; Audit of "Requests for Equitable Adjustment at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site" TO: Frazer R. Lockhart, Manager, Rocky Flats Project Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE Effective February 1, 2000, the Department of Energy's (Department) Rocky Flats Project Office (RFPO) and Kaiser-Hill Co., LLC (Kaiser-Hill), entered into a cost- plus-incentive-fee contract to close the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (Rocky Flats) by December 15, 2006. Under the contract terms, Kaiser-Hlill's final incentive fee earned will be based on how well it meets established cost targets. For

208

Ulited States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Ulited States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: January 22, 2003 Audit Report No.: OAS-L-03-08 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A02PT025) SUBJECT: Audit on "Recruitment and Retention of Personnel in the Department of Energy" TO: Director, Office of Management, Budget and Evaluation/Chief Financial Officer, ME-1I INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE In July 2001, the Office of Inspector General reported on Recruitment and Retention of Scientific and Technical Personnel (DOE/IG-0512). That report disclosed, that the Department of Energy (Department) had been unable to recruit and retain critical scientific and technical staff. Moreover, historical hiring and attrition rates indicated that there might be greater shortages in less than five years' time. To help ensure

209

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

. . . .... ...... ..... .. . .. . . .. . , . . . . ..- - --. -- -. , . . DOEF 1325,8 (08.93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: August 13, 2007 1 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-07-21 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A06PR047) SUBJECT: Audit of Executive Compensation at Selected National Nuclear Security Administration Sites TO: Director, Policy and Internal Controls Management, NA-66 INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE As part of a Department of Energy-wide audit of executive compensation, we reviewed fourN* Lti nai-.AL 4 ... :.. ,._*i Amiinistration (NiNSA)SsitCe. Speuiiiu-~l we reviewed executive cormpeisation costs incurred and claimed for Fiscal Years 2003, 2004, and 2005 at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Sandia National Laboratories, and the Y-12

210

United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

. v-w. . v-w. ' ;H; (07.901 United States Government 0' ; Td 2, <.<~ Department of Energy ' m e m o randum DATE: REPLY TO Al-TN OF: EM-421 (W. A. W illiams, 903-8149) SUBJECT: Authorization for Remedial Action at Alba Craft Laboratory in Oxford, Ohio L. Price, OR TO: The former Alba Craft Laboratory site at lo-14 West Rose Avenue, Oxford, Ohio, is designated for remedial action under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). Dr. and M rs. Gilbert Pacey, of Oxford, Ohio, own the site. This designation is based on the results of a radiological survey and conclusions from an authority review as noted in the attached Designation Summary. Copies of the radiological survey letter report and the authority review are provided for your information.

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United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

ocy F 1325.8 ocy F 1325.8 rcro1 . 6Fo0?-001 w 2 3-q United States Government Department of Energ) ~mc DATE: AUG 3,9 1994 y$Jf EH-421 (W. A. Yllliams, 427-1719) MA. \tQ SUBJECT: _ Elirinrtion of the Sites froa the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program TQ The File In 1990, with the assistance of Hr. Doug Tonkay and Hr. Nlchelle Landis, I reviewed a number of sites that had fomerly provided goods and/or services to the Fernald facility as subcontractors. For 24 of.these sites, recomendations were made to eliminate them from further consideration under Forwrly Utilized Sites Remedial A&Ion Program (FUSRAP). In each case, I made or reviewed the evaluation, and, in each case, a handwritten evaluation was prepared. This is to provide a more formal record of the decision on these sites l hd to ratify and confim the

212

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

:)£ F 13 :)£ F 13 ;' 5 H e Etectroou: Form Approved by CGJR - 01120195 (n·/w! United States Government Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration memorandum DATE: 0 I. 7 20D 9 REPLY TO AnN OF: KEP-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum TO : Robert Macy Project Manager - TELF-TPP-3 Proposed Action: Perform routine access road maintenance to the Rockdale Microwave site . Budget Information: Work Order #180709 PP&A Project No.: 1389 Categorical Exclusions Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.3, Routine maintenance activities .. .for structures, rights-of-way, infrastructures such as roads, equipment. .. routine maintenance activities, corrective .... are required to maintain ... infrastructures . ..in a condition suitable for a facility to be used for its designed purpose.

213

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE:F 1325.8 7 DOE:F 1325.8 7 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: April 10, 2006 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A05AL045) Audit Report Number: OAS-L-06-12 SUBJECT: Audit of Sandia National Laboratories' Safeguards and Security Path Forward Management Plan TO: Associate Administrator for Defense Nuclear Security INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE From 2001 to 2003, approximately 500 security-related findings and observations were identified at Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) by the Department of Energy's Office of Independent Oversight and Performance Assurance (OA), the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Sandia Site Office (SSO), and Sandia's self assessments. Sandia senior management acknowledged the significance of the numerous findings and, in

214

United States Government Memorandum  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Department of Energy United States Government Memorandum DATE: January 26, 2007 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-07-05 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A06GT035) SUBJECT: Report on "The Department of Energy's Implementation of Revised OMB Circular No. A-123" TO: Acting Chief Financial Officer, CF-1 INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Office of Management arid Budget's (OMB) revised Circular No. A-123 (Circular) requires Federal agencies to assess the adequacy of their internal controls. Beginning in Fiscal Year (FY) 2006, the Circular requires agencies to strengthen their assessment, documentation and testing of internal controls over financial reporting and prepare an annual assurance statement on the operating effectiveness of those controls. In August 2005, the Department of Energy's

215

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 DOE F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: April 23, 2004 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-04-16 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-35 (A04YT023) SUBJECT: Audit Report on "Modernization Activities at the Y-12 National Security Complex" TO: Richard Speidel, Director, Policy and Internal Controls Management, NA-66 INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE As part of the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) nuclear weapons complex, the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) performs critical roles in strengthening national security and reducing the global threat from weapons of mass destruction. The Y-12 modernization plan (plan) seeks to foster the development of a physical plant that is efficient and effective in serving its national security missions. The

216

. United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

,:n5.5.8 ,:n5.5.8 ,849, EfG pw, . United States Government DATE: AUG 2 i994 y#J;; EM-421 (W. A. Williams, 427-1719) sUBJECT: -Elimination of the Robbins & Myers Site, Springfield, Ohio 11179 I The File TO: I have reviewed the attached elimination recommendation and the original historical records for the Myers & Robbins facility in Springfield, Ohio. I have determined that there is little likelihood of radioactive contamination at these sites. The only record of activity at this site by Department of Energy predecessors is an equipment test of a pump in March 1975. This test involved limited amounts of radioactive materials and there was a serious effort to decontaminate the equipment at the conclusion of the tests. Based on the above, the Myers & Robbins site in Springfield, Ohio, is

217

United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

DOE F 1325.8 DOE F 1325.8 E&M&& +\A .wz United States Government Department of Energy DATE: RUG 3, 9 %g4 y;;;; EM-421 (W. A. W illiaas, 427-1719) "; :+ 1 SUBJECT: Elimination of the Sites from the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program To' The File In 1990, with the assistance of M r. Doug Tohkay and Ms. M ichelle Landis, I reviewed a number of sites that had formerly provided goods and/or services to the Fernald facility as subcontractors. For 24 of.these sites, recomendations were made to eliminate then from further consideration under Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). In each case, I made or reviewed the evaluation, and, in each case, a handwritten evaluation was prepared. This is to provide a more formal record of the decision on these sites and to ratify and confirm the

218

Uniter+ States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

EFG (07-90) EFG (07-90) Uniter+ States Government ~L.aQ-i; Department of Energy inemorandum DATE: SEP 2 5 1992 REPLY TO Al-fN OF: EM-421 (W. A. W illiams, 903-8149) SUBJECT: Authorization for Remedial Action at the Former Dow Chemical Company Facility in M a d ison, Illinois TO: L. Price, OR The site of the Former Dow Chemical Company in M a d ison, Illinois, which is currently owned and operated by the Spectrulite Consortium, is designated for inclusion in the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). This designation is based upon the results of a preliminary radiological survey and other information described in the attached Designation Summary. The authority determination and preliminary survey report also are attached for information. The site has been assigned a low priority under the FUSRAP protocol, as

219

United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

# Xx i' # Xx i' !325 8 I c&egJw, i&l d, 4 -1 United States Government Department of Energy DATE; AUG 3, 9 !gg4 I REPLYTo m-421 (W. A. Williams, 427-1719) sy I AlTN OF: SUBJECT: Elimination of the Sites from the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program To' The File In 1990, with the assistance of Mr. Doug Tonkay and Ms. Nichelle Landis, I reviewed a number of sites that had formerly provided goods a&/or services to the Fernald facility as subcontractors. For 24 of these sites, recoumendations were made to eliminate them from further consideration under Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). In each case, I made or reviewed the evaluation, and, in each case, a handwritten evaluation was prepared. This is to provide a more

220

United States Government  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

EFS (07-W EFS (07-W United States Government memorandukn Department of Energy j ; I.-- ' -i;: /J DATE: j.gjG 2 9 1994 REPLY TO En-421 (W. A. Williams, 427-1719) AlTN OF: h p)\;--/ ;,;' J ( SUBJECT: Elimination of the Sites from the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program To' The File In 1990, with the assistance of Ur. Doug Tonkay and Us. Michelle Landis, I reviewed a number of sites that had formerly provided goods and/or services to the Fernald facility as subcontractors. For 24 of.these sites, recoPraendations were made to eliminate them from further consideration under Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). In each case, I made or reviewed the evaluation, and, in each case, a handwritten evaluation was prepared. This is to provide a more

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221

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

nGovernment Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration memorandum REPLY TO AnN OF: KEP-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum TO: Robert Macy Project Manager - TELF-TPP-3 Proposed Action: Access road improvement and bridge replacement for the Raver-Paul No. transmission line structure 18/1. Budget Information: Work Order # 00220048 PP&A Project No.: 954 Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.3, Routine maintenance activities .. .for structures, rights-of-way, infrastructures such as roads, equipment. .. routine maintenance activities, corrective ....are required to

222

United States Government Memorandum  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8/16/07 09:15 FAX 301 903 4656 CAPITAL REGION 8/16/07 09:15 FAX 301 903 4656 CAPITAL REGION * 002 DOE F 1325.8 (08-93) Department of Energy United States Government Memorandum DATE: August 15, 2007 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-07-22 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A06GT006) SUBJECT: Report on "Hazardous Chemicals Inventory Management at the Savannah River Site" TO: Manager, Savannah River Operations Office BACKGROUND The Savannah River Site (Savannah River) maintains large inventories of hazardous chemicals for its scientific, environmental cleanup and production operations. Many of these chemicals are known carcinogens; some are corrosive, while others are highly flammable. As such, these chemicals can pose serious health and safety risks to workers and members of the public, the environment, and to emergency first responders if not properly managed and controlled.

223

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3/02 TUE 08:59 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG *-* HQ 00o2 3/02 TUE 08:59 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG *-* HQ 00o2 DOE F 132,.8 W.I: ((07.9u) United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: December 2, 2002 REPLY TO REPLY TO -36 (A02SR013) Audit Report No.: OAS-L-03-07 ATTN OF: SUBJECT: Audit of Subcontracting Practices at the Savannah River Site TO: Jeffrey M. Allison, Acting Manager, Savannah River Operations Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy (Department) has contracted with Westinghouse Savannah River Company, LLC (Westinghouse) to manage and operate the Savannah River Site (Savannah River) through September 30, 2006. As of August 2, 2002, Westinghouse had 534 open and active service procurements worth $100,000 or more each, with a total value of about $518 million, that it had awarded since October 1996.

224

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

w w f.b wr w f k--w .^^- - w w f.b wr w f k--w .^^- - - r - T- - * -* p -ldt - f f - - -J -vv- A n JV DOE F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government ------- Department of Energy memorandum DATE: June 15, 2006 REPLY TO Audit Report Number: OAS-L-06-15 ATTN OF: IG-32 (A05SR029) SUBJECT Audit of "Storage Capacity of the Iligh Level Waste Tanks at the Savannah River TO: Manager, Savannah River Operations Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Savannah River Site in South Carolina currently stores about 36 million gallons of waste in 49 active underground storag,* .ks. Twenty-two of these .anks do not meet Environmcntal Protection A&-.y (EPA) requirements ybr full secondary containment and must be emptied and closed by 2022 in accordance with a closure schedule approved by the EPA and the 5oith Carolina Department

225

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0/02 WED 09:58 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG 0/02 WED 09:58 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG -.- +-+ HQ ]002 rFG (07-;1) United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: October 29, 2002 REPLY TO 1G-36 (A02DN028) Audit Report No.: OAS-L-03-01 ATTN OF; SUBJECT: Audit of Procurement at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site TO: Eugene Schmitt, Manager, Rocky Flats Field Office ' INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy (Department) and its site contractor, Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC (Kaiser-Hill), contracted in January 2000 to close the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (Rocky Flats) by a target date of December'15, 2006. As of May 2002, Kaiser-Hill had awarded 784 procurements worth more than $25,000 each, with a total value of about $368.6 million, to support the complex activities required for site closure.

226

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

uV,./ J.r./ i L .. * i. uV,./ J.r./ i L .. * i. 0 r '± J o ,. NL . Jurt -. rur.mO rI[ V Jg, ]VJUU"/UU4 DOE F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL DATE: January 10, 2006 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A06GT029) Audit Report No.: OAS-L-06-06 SUBJECT: Review of the Independent Auditor's Report on The Institute for Genomic Research for the Year Ending December 31, 2004 * TO: Manager, Chicago Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Institute for Genomic Research (Institute) in Rockville, Maryland is a not-for- profit center that studies areas such as plant, microbial and mammalian genomics. The Institute receives funding from seven Federal agencies to advance its research and development. As required by the Office of Management and Budget (0MB)

227

International Disaster Medical Sciences Fellowship: Model Curriculum and Key Considerations for Establishment of an Innovative International Educational Program  

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Management Institute Independent Study Program Professional Development Series University on-line basic disaster training and

Koenig, Kristi L; Bey, Tareg; Schultz, Carl H

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

Japan, moving towards becoming a multi-cultural society, and the way of disseminating multilingual disaster information to non-japanese speakers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Japan is moving towards becoming a multi-cultural society with the increasing number of foreign residents, with a background of the ageing Japanese population and low-birth rate. We discuss the present situation of the level and type of information provided ... Keywords: foreigners, japan, multi-cultural society, multilingual disaster information system, translate

Kumi Sato; Kohei Okamoto; Masaru Miyao

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

An intelligent simulation system for earthquake disaster assessment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents an intelligent simulation system for an earthquake disaster assessment system based on a development platform of a Geographic Information System (GIS) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). This system is designed to identify the weakness ... Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Earthquake risk analysis, Geographic Information System, Seismic emergency response, Seismic hazard

Aiping Tang; Aihua Wen

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Water is Vital--Especially after a Disaster  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Dehydration can be a serious threat after a disaster, when supplies of clean drinking water may be limited. Learn how you can find and use hidden sources of water in your home and purify water to make it safe for drinking.

Crocker, Andrew

2005-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

231

Sustainable disaster recovery of historic buildings, the case of San Francisco after Loma Prieta earthquake  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Recovery from disaster is a challenging period for any community. Long-term recovery is important, especially in relation to the built heritage, but it is among the least explored phases of disaster. Identifying past problems is needed to reduce future recovery complications. This study investigates the long-term recovery of public and Non-Government Organizations (NGO) owned historic buildings after an earthquake in the light of chosen sustainability variables. It examines San Francisco after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake as a case study and analyzes time needs, community participation, and maintenance of historic character, to identify whether historic buildings faced special issues and the variables involved. The study uses different methods. It statistically compares data for a sample of public and NGO owned buildings in San Francisco and then analyzes the dynamics of recovery for three buildings that faced delays. The study has found that historic buildings faced delays in recovery but such delays were sometimes the results of major rehabilitation projects, thus having long-term benefits. There are many variables in the recovery process that delay historic buildings and can be addressed to reduce future delays, which are mostly results of the context, process, and players. Time needs for the recovery of buildings are affected by their function, damage level, and status. Also, the sustainability of the process needs to be addressed, mainly in terms of the way historic buildings are valued, and the degree to which such valuation allows them to be part of the heritage of the community at large.

Al-Nammari, Fatima M.

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Don't Just Lead, Govern: Implementing Effective IT Governance  

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Firms achieving above industry average returns from IT investments must be making consistently better IT-related decisions. Effective IT governance is one of the ways ...

Weill, Peter

2003-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

233

Information Management Governance Council | Department of Energy  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Information Management Governance Council Information Management Governance Council Describes the establishment of the Information Management Governance Council and What They Do....

234

United States Government Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1/03 07:45 FAX 301 903 4656 CAPITAL REGION -* FORS FIVEA I002/004 1/03 07:45 FAX 301 903 4656 CAPITAL REGION -* FORS FIVEA I002/004 DOE F 1325 ' (8-69) EFO (07-90) United States Government Department of Eneray memorandum DATE: PR17 2003 Audit Report No.: OAS-L-03-14 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A03PT040) SUBJECT: Audit of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EE) Grants, Subsidies, and Cost Sharing Arrangements TO: Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, EE-1 The purpose of this report is to inform you of the results of our review of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EE) incentive payments and cost-share arrangements. The review was initiated in February 2003, and fieldwork was conducted through April 2003 at Department of Energy (Department) Headquarters. Our methodology is described in the attachment to this report.

235

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

uq/Uu.3/uo U-L:i ' rAA OuL a uo oUu. 0tri.l± i m,.i,*, u". run.' r.yrcir V e.u uq/Uu.3/uo U-L:i ' rAA OuL a uo oUu. 0tri.l± i m,.i,*, u". run.' r.yrcir V e.u O000DOE F 1325.8 (08-93) Department of Energy United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL DATE: March 31,2006 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A05TG028) Audit Report No.: OAS-L-06-10 SUBJECT: Report on Audit of "The Department's Information Technology Capital Planning and Investment Control Process" TO: Chief Information Officer, IM-1 INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE Federal guidance requires that Agencies develop and implement capital planning and investment control (CPIC) processes to help ensure that their major information technology investments achieve intended outcomes, represent the best allocation of resources, and reach strategic goals and objectives. The Department of Energy

236

United States Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2/04 THU 14:52 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG -**- HQ l015 2/04 THU 14:52 FAX 423 241 3897 OIG -**- HQ l015 ol: Fi 13 5.8 (8-09) ÂŁ1*G (in'mi^)) United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: April. 22, 2004 REPLY TO ATTN OF: T -36 (A04RL018) Audit Report No.: OAS-L-04-15 SUBJECT: Audit of Disposition of Excess Facilities at the Hanford Site TO: Keith A. Klein, Manager, Richland Operations Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Hanford Site (Hanford) is the largest of the three original defense production sites founded during World War II. Between 1943 and 1963, nine plutonium production reactors were built along the Columbia River and five processing facilities were built on the site's Central Plateau, with about 1,000 support facilities. Currently, Hanford has a total of 1,500 facilities of which an estimated 1,000 are excess to current and future mission

237

Infor mation Management Governance Council  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Infor Infor mation Management Governance Council On December 7, 2009, the Deputy Secretary of Energy directed the creation of a new cyber security governance structure for the Department, including the establishment of the Cyber Security Governance Council (CSGC or Council). The Council's primary objectives include ensuring that cyber security for the DOE enterprise is aligned with Departmental missions, and ensuring that cyber security program and policy elements are created and managed with involvement and input from the field. Information Management Governance Council (IMGC) Formerly called the Cyber Security Governance Council (CSGC), was announced in Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman's memorandum of December 7, 2009, titled, Cyber Security Management. The Governance Council was formed to reflect the shared responsibility for cyber

238

I(b) Good Government  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Sector Leadership: Government Purchasing of Sector Leadership: Government Purchasing of Energy-efficient Products to Save Energy and "Pull" the Market Philip E. Coleman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Swarthmore, PA, USA Jeffrey P. Harris, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA ABSTRACT In most countries, government spending represents between 10% and 25% of total economic activity, with the national government generally accounting for the largest portion. Consequently, governments' spending can exert a strong influence on the markets for the products and services they purchase, especially when this procurement is concerted. In the last decade, several governments have instituted programs designed to direct their purchasing of energy-using products to the more efficient models on the market. This has two impacts: It

239

Green Power Network: Government Purchasing  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Government Purchasing Government Purchasing Community Choice Aggregation Disclosure Policies Green Power Policies Net Metering Policies Government Purchasing A number of governments, at both the federal, state, and local level, have established targets or goals for the amount of green power that their facilities should use. At the federal level, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 requires that federal government purchase 3% renewable energy in fiscal years 2007-2009, 5% in fiscal years 2010-2012, and 7.5% in fiscal year 2013 and thereafter. In January 2007, Executive Order 13423 established that at least half of the mandated renewable energy come from generation built after January 1, 1999. State governments, including Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, have committed to purchasing green power.

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Department of Energy Releases Open Government Plan  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Department of Energy Releases Open Government Plan Department of Energy Releases Open Government Plan Washington, D.C. � The U.S. Department of Energy today released its Open Government Plan highlighting DOE initiatives to maintain and increase transparency, increase participation between the Department, its program offices, sites and the American public, and increase collaborative efforts between the Department and its stakeholders. �We are strongly committed to making government work better for the American people,� said Secretary Chu. �Through transparency and openness, we will provide better service to the public, give citizens a better understanding of how the Department works, and create new opportunities for people to engage the Department on issues that matter to them.� The plan highlights flagship initiatives spearheaded by DOE including the launch of Open Energy Information, a new open-source web platform that opens DOE resources and data to the public. The free, editable, and evolving wiki-platform will help to deploy clean energy technologies across the country and the world. OpenEI.org also will provide technical resources, including U.S. lab tools, which can be used by developing countries as they move toward clean energy deployment.

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241

Government Energy Management  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) plays a critical role in reducing energy use and increasing the use of renewable energy at federal agencies. The U.S....

242

Open Government Initiative | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Open Government Initiative Open Government Initiative Energy Department, Forrestal Building | Courtesy of Quentin Kruger, contractor Energy Department, Forrestal Building |...

243

Information Management Governance Frequently Asked Questions...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Information Management Governance Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Information Management Governance Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) of The...

244

Department of Energy Releases Open Government Plan | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Open Government Plan Open Government Plan Department of Energy Releases Open Government Plan April 7, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy today released its Open Government Plan highlighting DOE initiatives to maintain and increase transparency, increase participation between the Department, its program offices, sites and the American public, and increase collaborative efforts between the Department and its stakeholders. "We are strongly committed to making government work better for the American people," said Secretary Chu. "Through transparency and openness, we will provide better service to the public, give citizens a better understanding of how the Department works, and create new opportunities for people to engage the Department on issues that matter to them."

245

Internet governance: A personal perspective  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Internet governance is one of the hot issues that emerged during the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis November 2005. The discussions did not start then but much earlier. This article gives an overview of the International Telecommunciation ... Keywords: ITU, WSIS, governance, internet

Houlin Zhao

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Open Government | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

this site » Open Government this site » Open Government Open Government Your Government From his first day in office, President Obama has pushed to make the federal government more open and more accessible to the American people. The Department of Energy is proud to be doing our part. In the past year, we have significantly expanded the amount of information available online about our programs, our funding awards, and our progress, as well as valuable data about energy production and consumption and trends within the energy industry. We have also used social media outlets such as YouTube and my personal Facebook page to engage the public directly and expand the national conversation on energy. In December, the Administration directed federal agencies to take several additional steps to implement the principles of transparency,

247

Government`s response to the competitiveness problem  

SciTech Connect

This paper presents an analysis of how the US government responded to the concern in the 1980`s that US companies were experiencing problems of competitiveness in international markets. By the mid 1980`s there was great and growing concern throughout the US that US companies were experiencing difficulties in international competition. Pressure on Congress to take action came from constituents seeking jobs and companies that would directly benefit (this usually means receive public money) from programs that Congress might initiate. The fact that most constituent calls to Congress were about job creation was lost in the on-rush of R&D performers seeking funds for their favorite R&D project. In response, Congress created the Advanced Technology Program, the Technology Transfer Initiative, and the Technology Reinvestment Project, expanded the responsibilities of ARPA/DARPA, increased funding for the Small Business Initiative, expanded the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, funded SEMATECH, and increased NSF funding for basic research at universities. Many of these programs were later criticized for being industrial welfare and several were cut-back or stopped. Retrospective analysis shows that few of these programs addressed the root cause of competitiveness difficulties. In fact, by the time most of these programs were in place, US companies were well on their way to correcting their competitiveness problems. In addition, few were relevant to companies` often expressed concerns about workforce training, regulatory costs, and access to foreign markets. Twenty percent reductions in health care costs, regulatory costs, and education costs could annually pump $500 billion into the US economy and make companies operating in the US much more competitive in international markets.

Gover, J.; Huray, P.; Carayannis, E.

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Strategic stockpiling of power system supplies for disaster recovery  

SciTech Connect

This paper studies the Power System Stochastic Storage Problem (PSSSP), a novel application in power restoration which consists of deciding how to store power system components throughout a populated area to maximize the amount of power served after disaster restoration. The paper proposes an exact mixed-integer formulation for the linearized DC power flow model and a general column-generation approach. Both formulations were evaluated experimentally on benchmarks using the electrical power infrastructure of the United States and disaster scenarios generated by state-of-the-art hurricane simulation tools similar to those used by the National Hurricane Center. The results show that the column-generation algorithm produces near-optimal solutions quickly and produces orders of magnitude speedups over the exact formulation for large benchmarks. Moreover, both the exact and the column-generation formulations produce significant improvements over greedy approach and hence should yield significant benefits in practice.

Bent, Russell W [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Coffrein, Carleton [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Van Hentenryck, Pascal [BROWN UNIV

2010-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

249

Role of Mass Media in the Disaster Preparedness and Sustainable Development of Society  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Better understanding of the causes and effects of large earthquakes can assists in mitigation of damage and loss of lives as a result of destructive natural events. Well-informed and educated population living in geological hazard-prone regions can reduce catastrophic consequences of natural disasters and guaranty the sustainable development of healthy society. A development of information service for disaster management is of importance in reduction of the disaster's consequences.

Seid-Aliyeva, Dinara E. [Geology Institute, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, 29A, H. Javid Ave., Baku 1143 (Azerbaijan)

2006-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

250

Assessing alignment of an e-government project in the context of a developing country: a Heideggerian perspective  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

E-Government has increasingly become an alternative for enabling public governance at various. The situation is especially poignant in developing countries where there are increasing calls to improve governance for improved national development. This ... Keywords: Kenya, actor-network, drifting, e-government, hospitality, technocracy

Nixon Muganda

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

Alternatives for reducing the environmental risks associated with natural disasters and their effects on pipelines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Past pipeline failure reports have typically focused on corrosion and third party related events. However, natural disasters pose a substantial risk to pipeline integrity as well. Therefore, it was the objective of this thesis to analyze the risks and consequences of pipelines being seriously affected by natural disasters and propose potential measures to prevent leaks or spills and to mitigate the consequences of leaks and spills resulting from natural disasters. A risk assessment method has been developed for ranking the risks associated with pipelines in natural disaster areas and prevention and mitigation concepts have been recommended and discussed for reducing the risks.

Wellborn, Michael Wayne

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Whose Job Is It? An Examination of Archival Roles and Responsibilities in Documenting Disasters.  

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?? The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill has been labeled America's most devastating human-error environmental disaster. To gain full understanding of the event, researchers must consult… (more)

Dexter, Robyn

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

Open Government Plan Self Evaluation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Government Plan Self Evaluation Government Plan Self Evaluation Page 1 of 3 NAME OF AGENCY: Department of Energy NAME OF EVALUATOR: TheAnne Gordon DIRECTIONS The enclosed list of 30 criteria is drawn directly from the text of the Open Government Directive. Please return this form to the White House Open Government team at opengov@ostp.gov by 5 pm on Friday, April 23 rd . To complete the self- evaluation form, please indicate a response to each of the criteria as follows: Red (R) - plan does not satisfy the requirement Yellow (Y) - plan partially satisfies the requirement Green (G) - plan fully satisfies the requirement N/A - not applicable because agency does not engage in that activity or area Please include any explanatory comments on the last page. Optional: If you wish, please provide the page range for the relevant section of the plan that is the basis for your

254

Electric power: a government priority  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Keenly aware of the serious obstruction to future development, the Government of India has made generating capacity and transmission system additions a priority in its five year economic plans. The current plan, for the period 1992-97, originally envisioned ...

M. Ramamoorty

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

BC GOVERNMENT CAUCUS NEWS RELEASE  

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for studying emissions from biomass combustion. The provincial funding is matched by the federal governmentWaterhouseCoopers report as the world's third largest after Germany and California, providing 22,000 jobs for British

Northern British Columbia, University of

256

LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMERGENCY PLANNING HANDBOOK  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMERGENCY PLANNING HANDBOOK April 2004 PUBLICATION.....................................................................................................................2 SECTION II: HOW TO PREPARE THE PLAN Step 1: Designate an Energy Emergency Coordinator.......................................................................................................12 SECTION III: EXAMPLES OF OPERATING GUIDELINES Energy Emergency Coordinator

257

Disaster recovery codes: increasing reliability with large-stripe erasure correcting codes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Large-scale storage systems need to provide the right amount of redundancy in their storage scheme to protect client data. In particular, many high-performance systems require data protection that imposes minimal impact on performance; thus, such systems ... Keywords: erasure coding, storage reliability

Kevin M. Greenan; Ethan L. Miller; Thomas J. E. Schwarz; Darrell D.E. Long

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Community-based e-Government: libraries as e-Government partners and providers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the United States, e-government is a complex mix of federal, state, and local governments; technologies; service paradigms; and policies. There is no single approach to e-government, with a range of e-government applications and set of e-government ... Keywords: collaborative e-government, e-government partnerships, libraries

John Carlo Bertot

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Innovation pathways in technology intensive government organizations : insights from NASA  

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Despite a rich legacy of impressive technological accomplishments (e.g., project Apollo, the Hubble Space Telescope) in recent years, the ability of government space agencies to deliver on their promises has increasingly ...

Szajnfarber, Zoe

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

Developing Government Renewable Energy Projects  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The US Army Corps of Engineers has retained Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to conduct a study of past INL experiences and complete a report that identifies the processes that are needed for the development of renewable energy projects on government properties. The INL has always maintained expertise in power systems and applied engineering and INL’s renewable energy experiences date back to the 1980’s when our engineers began performing US Air Force wind energy feasibility studies and development projects. Over the last 20+ years of working with Department of Defense and other government agencies to study, design, and build government renewable projects, INL has experienced the do’s and don’ts for being successful with a project. These compiled guidelines for government renewable energy projects could include wind, hydro, geothermal, solar, biomass, or a variety of hybrid systems; however, for the purpose of narrowing the focus of this report, wind projects are the main topic discussed throughout this report. It is our thought that a lot of what is discussed could be applied, possibly with some modifications, to other areas of renewable energy. It is also important to note that individual projects (regardless the type) vary to some degree depending on location, size, and need but in general these concepts and directions can be carried over to the majority of government renewable energy projects. This report focuses on the initial development that needs to occur for any project to be a successful government renewable energy project.

Kurt S. Myers; Thomas L. Baldwin; Jason W. Bush; Jake P. Gentle

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Process Governance—Part II Process Governance—Part II  

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Process Governance is important and necessary in all business sectors, because: 1-organizations have to protect their interest in solving whatever old and new problems they encounter; 2- Process Management has many applications (knowledge management, information system design and implementation, etc.); 3- within organizations, different units/areas express different interests in Process Management; 4- Process Management initiatives can be integrated according to the benefits they generate; 5- power over cross processes should be balanced, i.e., in Process Management there should be persons responsible and others co-responsible for certain actions; and 6- Process Management yields results for all involved; this, in the long term, will lead to disputes over responsibilities in its field of action. In order to enable organizations to create and adopt models of Process Governance, some authors on the subject define frameworks that structure the field in which Governance is conceived and operated. The main definitions and frameworks set out in the literature were discussed in Process Governance Part I published in the October BPTrends Update. Drawing on analysis of these existing Process Governance architectures, on vast experience in consulting projects in companies representing a wide diversity of industries, and on research

Rafael Paim; Raquel Flexa

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Good governance implementation and international allignment : the case of regional governments in Indonesia.  

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??The purpose of this study is to analyse the level of good governance understanding implementation in Indonesia regional governments, identify impeding variables to good governance… (more)

Mardiasmo, Diaswati

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster (Revised) (Fact Sheet)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Tragedy Tragedy to Triumph- Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster About Green Homes A green home can save you thousands in utility bills and make your home a healthier and more comfortable place to live. Green homes save money with energy-saving features such as effective insulation, high-performance windows, tight construction, and efficient heating and cooling equipment and appliances. Green homes are healthier because they perform better and use green products, protecting homeowners against cold, heat, drafts, moisture, indoor pollutants, and noise. Green homes also protect homeowners against future utility rate increases for gas and electricity. Green homes encourage the use of renewable energy, which can reduce your home's impact on the environment

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United States Government Department of Ener  

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ZZ/Ub IUE UU:-3 FAAL 423 241 3897 UIG ** HQU 10oo1 ZZ/Ub IUE UU:-3 FAAL 423 241 3897 UIG ** HQU 10oo1 S OEF 1325.8 to-o)Dp m Ene United States Government Department of Ener memorandum DATE: November 21, 2005 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-06-02 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-36 (A0SOR016) SUBJECT: Audit of "Property Transfers at the East Tennessee Technology Park" TO: Gerald Boyd, Manager, Oak Ridge Ollice INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE In 1999, the Oak Ridge Office (Oak Ridge) implemented a personal, property title transfer strategy at the East Tennessee Technology Park (E'TTP) aimed at increasing the effectiveness of property management and disposal methods. Oak Ridge planned to transfer the title of Government personal property to subcontractors in exchange for reduced subcontract costs. It was expected that the transfers would

265

Mobile medical disaster relief technology : enhancing communication, medical logistics, data creation, and crisis mapping for vulnerable communities  

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This thesis explores the field of disaster relief and recovery, and the application of emerging technologies that are both used by, and use the data generated by communities affected by natural disaster. This thesis analyzes ...

Intrator, Kira (Kira Rachel)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

E-Government Challenge in Disaster Evacuation Response: The Role of RFID Technology in Building Safe and Secure Local Communities  

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Research Online is the open access institutional repository for the University of Wollongong. For further information contact the UOW

A. Chatfield; S. F. Wamba; T. Hirokazu

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Fiscal stimulus through state and local governments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

State and local governments in the United States make up more than half of total government consumption and investment and almost 90 percent of total government employment. Despite these facts, the debates surrounding ...

Feiveson, Laura (Laura Judith)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Dark tourism: understanding visitor motivation at sites of death and disaster  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

People are fascinated with death and disaster. One simply has to watch traffic slow to a crawl when passing a car accident to understand this. However, this fascination goes beyond the side of a highway and enters the realm of tourism. Today, numerous sites of death and disaster attract millions of visitors from all around the world: Auschwitz-Birkenau, Anne Frank's House, Graceland, Oklahoma City, Gettysburg, Vimy Ridge, the Somme, Arlington National Cemetery. The list grows each year as exhibited by the recent creation of an apartheid museum in Johannesburg, South Africa. Due to the increasing popularity of this tourism product, a small number of academics have begun studying the phenomenon. Leading the field are Lennon and Foley who labeled it Dark Tourism, Seaton who coined the term Thanatourism, and Rojek who developed the concept of Black Spots. However, despite ongoing study, there has been a paucity in understanding what actually motivates individuals to sites of dark tourism. Yet understanding motivation is imperative, particularly given the subject and sensitivity of these sites. Some are slowly decaying, and visitors play a large role in their preservation. Subsequently, without proper management, visitor influxes can further deteriorate sites or induce friction with the locals. Knowledge then, also provides administrators the necessary tools to properly manage the varying stakeholders. Although many feel an interest in death and disaster simply stems from morbidity, the range of factors involved extend from an interest in history and heritage to education to remembrance. To begin this study, a list of possible motivations was compiled. Then, to get a better comprehension of these motivations, visitors to the Holocaust Museum Houston were surveyed as a case study. As a commodified, synthetic site of death and atrocity, the museum fits the definitions of a dark tourism site as established by lead academics. Therefore, by asking visitors to the museum what motivated them to the site, the results will hopefully give some acumen into the wants and needs of certain stakeholders. Finally, this research sought to discover if motivation at the museum could shed light on motivation to other sites of dark tourism.

Yuill, Stephanie Marie

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

The Deepwater Horizon Disaster: What Happened and Why  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Deepwater Horizon disaster was the largest oil spill in US history, and the second largest spill in the world. 11 men lost their lives in the explosion and fire. Although the impacts of the spill were evident to large numbers of people, its causes were harder to see. This lecture will focus on the technical aspects of the events that led to the spill itself: what happened on the rig before, during and after the event, up to the time the rig sank. As with many engineering disasters, the accident was due to a sequence of failures, including both technical systems and procedural issues. Although the causes were complex and interacting, the lecture will focus on four main problems: (1) the failure of the cement and casing seal, (2) the failure to recognize and respond to hydrocarbon flow into the riser, (3) the ignition of hydrocarbons on the rig, and (4) the failure of the blow-out preventer (BOP) to seal the well. The lecture will conclude with some suggestions as to how events such as the Deepwater Horizon disaster can be avoided in the future. (Roland N. Horne is the Thomas Davies Barrow Professor of Earth Sciences at Stanford University, and was the Chairman of Petroleum Engineering from 1995 to 2006. He holds BE, PhD and DSc degrees from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, all in Engineering Science. Horne is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and is also an Honorary Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.)

Horne, Roland N. (Stanford University)

2011-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

270

Feature - Government of Kentucky Visit  

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Kentucky Government Officials View Argonne Battery, Transportation Technology Projects Kentucky Government Officials View Argonne Battery, Transportation Technology Projects Glenn Keller (ES), section leader for vehicle systems (right), takes Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear on a tour of Argonne's Advanced Powertrain Research Facility. Photo by George Joch. Governor Steve Beshear of Kentucky, members of the Kentucky government, and Kentucky university officials visited Argonne's battery materials and vehicle systems groups, among others, on November 5, 2008. The visitors explored collaborative opportunities with Argonne during their stay. Vehicle Systems Manager Glenn Keller said of the visit, "The State of Kentucky has the third highest concentration of U.S. automobile production and represents a perfect synergistic partner for Argonne in terms of collaboration on advanced technologies for sustainable transportation."

271

INTERNATIONAL OPEN GOVERNMENT DATA CONFERENCE  

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OPEN GOVERNMENT DATA CONFERENCE July 10 - 12, 2012 http://www.data.gov/conference Sponsored by Data.gov and the World Bank EMPOWERING PEOPLE "Sunlight is the best disinfectant." - Justice Louis Brandeis THE WORLD B ANK data.worldbank.org | @worldbankdata Welcome Attendees From Five Continents Around The World to the International Open Government Data Conference We Will Make History Together Thank You to our Speakers, International Guests Table of Contents: Conference Agenda Speakers Parking & Directions Restaurants Attractions p.02 p.08 p.37 p.38 p.39 InternatIonal open Government Data ConferenCe | 01 What to Know Meet Up and Make Connections Did you hear an interesting speaker? Find someone doing similar work? See a solution that you want to find out more about? Take

272

Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) (Brochure)  

SciTech Connect

20-page "how-to" guide describing ways to turn a disaster into an opportunity to rebuild with greener energy technologies. It covers such topics as the importance of energy, options for communities, instructions for developing an energy plan, and other considerations. This guide is intended for the community leaders who have experienced a disaster.

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2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

AMA: eCore Disaster Life Support (AWR-197-W) Awareness and Response to  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

AMA: eCore Disaster Life Support (AWR-197-W) Awareness and Response to Biological Events (AWR-118-W) CiEzenReady: Pandemic Influenza (AWR-203-W) Disaster Mental Health Public Safety and Security Response Animal Disease Emergency Support Environmental

Harms, Kyle E.

274

RAPID RESPONSE: DISASTER RELIEF AND Ill Winds: Hurricanes Camille and Agnes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CHAPTER 4 RAPID RESPONSE: DISASTER RELIEF AND RECOVERY Ill Winds: Hurricanes Camille and Agnes. Enactment in 1950 of a federal disaster relief program brought the Corps heavy responsibilities but also work south of the city and also assisted the Mobile District that was responsible for most of the work

US Army Corps of Engineers

275

End-Triassic calcification crisis and blooms of organic-walled `disaster species'  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

End-Triassic calcification crisis and blooms of organic-walled `disaster species' B. van de the response of marine photosynthetic phytoplankton to the proposed perturbation in the carbon cycle. Our high) contemporaneous blooms of organic-walled, green algal `disaster' species which comprise in one case N70

276

Damage tracker: a cloud and mobile system for collecting damage information after natural disasters  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Tornadoes and other natural disasters frequently cause large amounts of damage to buildings and infrastructure. An important part of learning from these events is assessing key damage-indicators within the affected area. Researchers can analyze these ... Keywords: cloud, geo-tagging, natural disaster, tornado

Chris Hodapp, Matt Robbins, Jeff Gray, Andrew Graettinger

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Evaluating disaster management knowledge model by using a frequency-based selection technique  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Disaster Management (DM) is a multidisciplinary endeavour and a very difficult knowledge domain to model. It is a diffused area of knowledge that is continuously evolving and informally represented. Metamodel is the output artefact of metamodelling, ... Keywords: disaster management, frequency-based selection, knowledge model, metamodel, model transformation

Siti Hajar Othman; Ghassan Beydoun

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

What Previous Disasters Teach: The (Really) Hard Lessons of Katrina and Haiti  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

What Previous Disasters Teach: The (Really) Hard Lessons of Katrina and Haiti What Previous Disasters Teach: The (Really) Hard Lessons of Katrina and Haiti 1 (Really) Hard Lessons of Katrina and Haiti for Humanitarian Logistics (Really) Hard Lessons of Katrina and Haiti for Humanitarian Logistics José Holguín

Mitchell, John E.

279

Facts about FEMA Household Disaster Aid: Examining the 2008 Floods and Tornadoes in Missouri  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Very little empirical work has been done on disaster aid in the United States. This paper examines post-disaster grants to households from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the state of Missouri in 2008. That year, the state experienced ...

Carolyn Kousky

280

State & Tribal Government Working Group (STGWG) | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Tribal Programs State & Tribal Government Working Group (STGWG) State & Tribal Government Working Group (STGWG) In April 1989, ten governors wrote a letter to then-Secretary of...

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281

Technology Opportunities with the Federal Government  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... This money will be used to implement the President's e-government initiative, invest in new technologies for the government and find, new ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

282

Democratic Governance: Systems and Radical Perspectives  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

European Governance: A White Paper. Brussels, COM: 428.As an example, consider a White Paper on European Governanceexercise began in 2001. The White Paper adopts governance as

Bevir, Mark

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Energy Efficiency Requirements for State Government (Connecticut...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Incentive Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Applicable Sector Local Government, State Government Eligible Technologies Comprehensive MeasuresWhole Building, Biomass,...

284

Public Sector Leadership: Government Purchasing of Energy-efficient  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Public Sector Leadership: Government Purchasing of Energy-efficient Public Sector Leadership: Government Purchasing of Energy-efficient Products to Save Energy and "Pull" the Market Title Public Sector Leadership: Government Purchasing of Energy-efficient Products to Save Energy and "Pull" the Market Publication Type Conference Proceedings Year of Publication 2004 Authors Coleman, Philip, and Jeffrey P. Harris Conference Name Kuwait ASST Workshop on Energy Conservation in Buildings Series Title Energy Efficiency for Fuelling the World Date Published 01/2004 Conference Location Kuwait Abstract In most countries, government spending represents between 10% and 25% of total economic activity, with the national government generally accounting for the largest portion. Consequently, governments' spending can exert a strong influence on the markets for the products and services they purchase, especially when this procurement is concerted. In the last decade, several governments have instituted programs designed to direct their purchasing of energy-using products to the more efficient models on the market. This has two impacts: It provides substantial direct savings to the government on its utility bills while also helping to increase the availability and lower the prices of these more efficient models for all buyers.

285

Day 1 Attendees - Government Staff  

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Attendees - Government Staff Attendees - Government Staff Louisville Metro Staff ENERGY STAR Kick-off Meeting Attendees December 2007 Louisville Metro Staff: Air Pollution Control Division Louisville Public Library Louisville Zoo Louisville Metro Parks Louisville Metro Public Works Facilities Management Division Project Management Division Electrical Maintenance Purchasing and Procurement Department of Inspections, Permits and Licenses Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness Economic Development Department Department of Public Safety Information Technology Services Department Related Agencies: Jefferson County Public Schools University of Louisville Partnership for a Green City Louisville Regional Airport Authority Transit Authority of River City Louisville Metro Sewer District

286

Assessment of government tribology programs  

SciTech Connect

An assessment has been made to determine current tribology research and development work sponsored or conducted by the government. Data base surveys and discussions were conducted to isolate current projects sponsored primarily by 21 different government organizations. These projects were classified by subject, objective, energy relevance, type of research, phenomenon being investigated, variables being studied, type of motion, materials and application. An abstract of each project was prepared which included the classification, sponsor, performing organization and a project description. It was found that current work is primarily materials oriented to meet military requirements. Other than the high temperature programs very few of the tribology projects accomplish energy related objectives.

Peterson, M.B.; Levinson, T.M.

1985-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Workshop on the Application of Remote Sensing Technologies to Disaster Response Rapid Damage Mapping for Post-Earthquake  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Workshop on the Application of Remote Sensing Technologies to Disaster Response Rapid Damage Technologies to Disaster Response September 12 2003 #12;Workshop on the Application of Remote Sensing Technologies to Disaster Response 12 September 2003 Rapid Damage Mapping for post-Earthquake Building Damage

Shinozuka, Masanobu

288

On-Demand Information Portals for Disaster Yiming Ma, Dmitri V. Kalashnikov, Ram Hariharan, Sharad Mehrotra, Nalini Venkatasubramanian,  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, and such information is indeed valuable to disaster managers or even citizens in their response. In this paper we in the response and planning during or after the disaster. This motivates us in the direction of an "InformationOn-Demand Information Portals for Disaster Situations Yiming Ma, Dmitri V. Kalashnikov, Ram

Kalashnikov, Dmitri V.

289

Agent-based coalition formation in disaster response applications Ladislau Boloni, Majid Ali Khan and Damla Turgut  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Agent-based coalition formation in disaster response applications Ladislau B¨ol¨oni, Majid Ali Khan present an agent-based coalition formation approach for disaster response applications. We assume. 1 Introduction Efficient disaster response requires participants to form teams and coordinate

Bölöni, Ladislau L

290

Re: response to oil disaster; spoil islands and Army Corps Haze, Pam K, Gould, Rowan , Ashe, Dan,  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

History: Re: response to oil disaster; spoil islands and Army Corps t Haze, Pam K, Gould, Rowan:59:082010 Subject: FW: response to oil disaster; spoil islands and Army Corps at sure who to ask abou this are dredged, may be a disaster to the very same resources we want to protect from the oil. Can you please find

Fleskes, Joe

291

These Lives Will Not Be Lost in Vain: Organizational Learning from Disaster in U.S. Coal Mining  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The stated purpose of the investigations that invariably follow industrial, transportation, and mining disasters is to learn from those tragedies to prevent future tragedies. But does prior experience with disaster make organizations more capable of ... Keywords: disaster, high-reliability organizations, organizational learning

Peter M. Madsen

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Combining Mobile XMPP Entities and Cloud Services for Collaborative Post-Disaster Management in Hybrid Network Environments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Crises such as the Fukushima incident in Japan showed the demand for flexible and easy-to-use monitoring and communication systems to support post-disaster management (i.e. the organization of actions in the follow-up of disasters), especially when critical ... Keywords: XMPP, cloud services, collaboration, mDNS, post-disaster management

Ronny Klauck; Michael Kirsche

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Field damage assessments as a design tool for information and communications technology systems that are resilient to natural disasters  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper discusses how to perform field damage assessments after natural disasters as a systematic design tool to achieve information and communications technology (ICT) systems that are more resilient to natural disasters. Hence, damage assessments ... Keywords: damage assessment, information and communication technology systems, natural disasters

Alexis Kwasinski

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

University of Toronto Governing Council  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In policies approved by the Governing Council, the University community has held that the essential purpose on any issue without reference to prescribed doctrine, as well as the right to criticize the University use of University facilities, in accordance with its policies as they are defined from time to time

Sun, Yu

295

Analyzing IT-enabled effectiveness in government sector: a RBV and dynamic capability perspective  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Government organizations in developing countries are increasingly being held to the same or even higher standards of efficiency as their counterparts in the developed countries. IT has played a significant role in enhancing the efficiency of government ... Keywords: e-government, resource based view

Shivraj Kanungo; Vikas Jain

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Big data and e-government: issues, policies, and recommendations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The promises and potential of Big Data in transforming digital government services, governments, and the interaction between governments, citizens, and the business sector, are substantial. From "smart" government to transformational government, Big ... Keywords: big data, open government

John Carlo Bertot; Heeyoon Choi

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Developing e-government in Afghanistan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in government activities has become a common phenomenon in recent years. In the late 1990s, ICT introduced a unique concept--electronic government (e-Government) in the field of public administration. ... Keywords: current challenges, current status, development, e-government, policy

Abdul Mujeeb Mohmand; Aimal Marjan; Amirzai Sangin

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Directory of Federal Government Certification Programs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Page 1. NBS Special Publication 739 Directory of Federal Government Certification Programs Maureen Breitenberg, Editor ...

2011-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

299

TWC International Open Government Dataset Catalog  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The TWC International Open Government Dataset Catalog (IOGDC) integrates a diverse selection of more than 70 government dataset catalogs from around the world. IOGDC demonstrates a practical dataset catalog metadata model for integrating diverse dataset ... Keywords: government data, linked data, metadata, open government

John S. Erickson; Eric Rozell; Yongmei Shi; Jin Zheng; Li Ding; James A. Hendler

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

The United States Government Configuration Baseline ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... ITL). The United States Government Configuration Baseline (USGCB) - Windows Vista Firewall Content. Warning Notice. ...

2013-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

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The United States Government Configuration Baseline ...  

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... Laboratory (ITL). The United States Government Configuration Baseline (USGCB) - Windows 7 Content. Warning Notice. Do ...

2013-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

302

Before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Government Management, Organization, and Procurement Before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement Before...

303

April 15, 2011 UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction  

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-ordinate investigations and outbreak control · Laboratory services · Advise government · Respond to international health · Population status o Health status, lifeline services and response o Health care facilities and staff o alerts #12;· Co-ordinate investigations and outbreak control · Laboratory services · Advise government

Guillas, Serge

304

Open Government Data Conference (IOGDC)  

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Data.gov and the World Bank are joining Data.gov and the World Bank are joining forces to sponsor the second International Open Government Data Conference (IOGDC) The IOGDC will gather policymakers, developers, and others with a keen interest in open government data to share lessons learned, stimulate new ideas, and demonstrate the power of democratizing data. Track: The Art and Science of Data Visualization Presentation: "From Bio3d Data Model to rPlanet" Marcela Oliva, Architecture Professor, Los Angeles Trade Technical College, (U.S.) Michael Rendler AIA, Director e7 Architecture Studio (U.S.) Bio 3d Data Model What is the Bio 3d Data MODEL? Bio 3d Data Model . FOR Life Cycle of Building/Campus/City and Federal Enterprise Architecture Bio 3d Data Model PROCEDURES Data Standards

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Oscillatory thermal instability - the Bhopal disaster and liquid bombs  

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Thermal runaway reactions were involved in the Bhopal disaster of 1984, in which methyl isocyanate was vented from a storage tank of the liquid, and occur in liquid peroxide explosions, yet to date there have been few investigations into the mechanism of thermal runaway in such liquid thermoreactive systems. Consequently protocols for storing thermally unstable liquids and deactivating liquid bombs may be suboptimal. In this work the hydrolysis of methyl isocyanate and the thermal decomposition of triacetone triperoxide were simulated using a gradientless, continuous-flow reactor paradigm. This approximation enabled stability analyses on the steady state solutions of the dynamical mass and enthalpy equations. The results indicate that thermal runaway in both systems is due to the onset of a large amplitude, hard thermal oscillation initiated at a subcritical Hopf bifurcation. This type of thermal misbehaviour cannot be predicted using classical ignition theory, and may be typical of liquid thermoreactive syst...

Ball, Rowena

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

Excellence in Government Fellows | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Excellence in Government Fellows Excellence in Government Fellows Excellence in Government Fellows Program Overview: Excellence in Government and e-Government Fellows Program are administered by the Center for Government Leadership. This Fellows program builds the leadership and management skills to lead people, communicate effectively, form partnerships, remain focused and flexible in changing work environments, and achieve important results. They leave the program knowing how to formulate a vision consistent with an agency's mission; set goals and take actions towards achieving them; and measure and achieve results in complex environments. Participants remain in their current positions and attend program activities when scheduled. Individual Needs Assessments. The program length is 12 months.

307

Enhanced homeland security and disaster emergency operations based on biometrics and RFID  

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Methods that enhance homeland security and disaster emergency operations through biometrics and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) were studied. Biometrics can be used in visas and e-passports for border security, identity verification at airports, ...

Lidong Wang

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Worth of Geophysical Data in Natural-Disaster-Insurance Rate Setting  

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Insurance firms that offer natural-disaster insurance base their rates on available information. The benefits from collecting additional data and incorporating this information to improve parameter estimates of probability distributions that are ...

E. D. Attanasi; M. R. Karlinger

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Suggested strategies and best practices in private supply chain disaster response  

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In times of disaster, demand for goods and services in affected areas spikes. Private companies generally have contingencies in place for business continuity; however, most lack a strategic approach to join the general ...

Budhiraj, Karn

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Household Preparedness for Tornado Hazards: The 2011 Disaster in DeKalb County, Alabama  

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This paper contributes to existing knowledge on factors that influence adoption of hazards adjustments for tornadoes. The Protective Action Decision Model provides the theoretical basis for the study, which was conducted after the 2011 disaster in ...

Philip L. Chaney; Greg S. Weaver; Susan A. Youngblood; Kristin Pitts

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Facts about FEMA Household Disaster Aid: Examining the 2008 Floods and Tornadoes in Missouri  

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Very little empirical work has been done on disaster aid in the United States. This paper examines postdisaster grants to households from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the state of Missouri in 2008, when the state experienced flooding,...

Carolyn Kousky

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

The Dynamic Effects of Hurricanes in the US: The Role of Non-Disaster Transfer Payments  

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We know little about the dynamic economic impacts of natural disasters. I examine the effect of hurricanes on US counties’ economies 0-10 years after landfall. Overall, I find no substantial changes in county population, ...

Deryugina, Tatyana

313

Picking up the pieces : transitional shelters for disaster relief in the northern mountainous regions of Pakistan  

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This thesis seeks to tackle a complex problem - disaster housing relief - from the angle of architecture design discipline and attempts to find a logical approach to solve such a problem via an in depth examination of a ...

Lee, Weifeng Victoria

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Household Preparedness for Tornado Hazards: The 2011 Disaster in DeKalb County, Alabama  

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This paper contributes to existing knowledge on factors that influence adoption of hazards adjustments for tornadoes. The Protective Action Decision Model provides the theoretical basis for the study, which was conducted after the 2011 disaster in ...

Philip L. Chaney; Greg S. Weaver; Susan A. Youngblood; Kristin Pitts

315

Taming Nuclear Power. What have we learned from the Fukushima disaster?  

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We analyze the main causes and consequences of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, in comparison with the previous major accidents of Three Mile Island and Chernobyl (among a total of 30 civilian nuclear accidents).

CERN. Geneva

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Online Community Response to Major Disaster: A Study of Tianya Forum in the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake  

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Immediately after the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, the netizens reacted and participated in the disaster response in many ways. This work examined a popular Chinese discussion forum during the first week after the earthquake, adopting both quantitative and ...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Aecom Government Services AGS | Open Energy Information  

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Aecom Government Services AGS Aecom Government Services AGS Jump to: navigation, search Name Aecom Government Services (AGS) Place Fort Worth, Texas Zip 76102 Sector Renewable Energy, Services Product Texas-based government services arm of AECOM. The entity offers engineering services to the renewable energy sector. References Aecom Government Services (AGS)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Aecom Government Services (AGS) is a company located in Fort Worth, Texas . References ↑ "Aecom Government Services (AGS)" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Aecom_Government_Services_AGS&oldid=341817" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies

318

Conversion Guide for LESAT to Government LESAT  

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This tool illustrates how LESAT practices relate to Government LESAT practices. This is invaluable if the self-assessment team is assessing both industry and government organizations and wishes to combine the results.

Lean Advancement Initiative

319

Introduction to democratic e-governance  

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The concept of governance has its roots in the changing role of the state and in a managerialist view of the operations of public administrations. These two discourses have been challenged by another approach, which could be called democratic governance. ...

Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Blacks in Government | Department of Energy  

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Blacks in Government Blacks in Government August 13, 2012 10:00AM EDT to August 17, 2012 6:00PM EDT Detroit, Michigan Contact Gloria Smith, diversity@hq.doe.gov...

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Policies of different governments : persistence and interactions  

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This dissertation consists of three chapters on persistence and interactions of policies of different governments in various settings. Chapter 1 studies government policy persistence when firms face capital installation ...

Ricka, Frantisek

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Open Government Plan 1.0  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Department of Energy's first Open Government plan, published in 2010, in both text and e-reader format (.mobi).

323

On publishing linked open government data  

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In the last years, a number of government led initiatives have been launched worldwide aiming at making government data freely available to everyone, without limiting restrictions. Linked Data has been employed by some of these as a paradigm that allows ... Keywords: linked data, open government data, semantic web

Evangelos Kalampokis, Efthimios Tambouris, Konstantinos Tarabanis

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

The Energy Department Open Government Plan  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2010 2010 The Energy Department Open Government Plan Page 2 of 30 Table of Contents Invitation from Energy Secretary Steven Chu ......................................................................................3 Highlights of the DOE Open Government Plan ....................................................................................4 The President's Memorandum and the OMB Open Government Directive ...........................................5 The Department of Energy's Progress on the Open Gov Directive ........................................................6 The Department of Energy's History, Missions and Organizational Structure .......................................8

325

Community e-government coordination work platform  

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Community Management informatization is an important component of urban informatization. Community E-government coordination work platform is the key to community management informatization. This paper proposed a system mode of community E-government ... Keywords: community informatization, e-government, information integration

Jiang Luquan; Zhang Pengzhu; Wang Huanchen

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Danish Government - Sector Programmes | Open Energy Information  

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Government - Sector Programmes Government - Sector Programmes Jump to: navigation, search Name Danish Government - Sector Programmes Agency/Company /Organization Danish Government Partner Danish Ministry for Climate, Energy, and Building; The Danish Energy Agency Sector Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Wind Topics Implementation, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Policies/deployment programs Program End 2012 Country South Africa, Vietnam Southern Africa, South-Eastern Asia References Denmark[1] Promoting wind energy in South Africa and energy efficiency in Vietnam (subject to parliamentary approval) References ↑ "Denmark" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Danish_Government_-_Sector_Programmes&oldid=580876" Category: Programs

327

Uqite.d States Government  

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* -> * -> @-3SJ - .' I is ,., " =iFu^ (07-W)- Uqite.d States Government memorandum DATE: hUG 2 9 lgg4 REPLY TO EM-421 (W. A. W illiams, 427-1719) AlTN OF: /*J&y Department of Energy ' j I+.-, Y--f i i \ +, ' ,/. --2 SUBJECT: Elimination of the Sites from the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program To' The File In 1990, with the assistance of M r. reviewed a number of sites that had services to the Fernald facility as sites, recommdations were made to . . .- - - - Doug Toukay and Ms. M ichelle Landis, I formerly provided goods and/or subcontractors. For 24 of.these eliminate them from further consideration under Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). In each case, I made or reviewed the evaluation, and, in each case, a handwritten evaluation was prepared. This is to provide a more

328

E-831 United States Government  

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bOE 51325.8 bOE 51325.8 - E-831 United States Government memorandum pa? 1.- -g..bJ %i7Dm--~, I' )! f&,:& Department of Energy DATE: OCT 9 1984 REPLY T O NE-20 ATTN OF: Authorizations for Actions Under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action SUBJECT: Program (FUSRAP) at the St. Louis Airport Storage Site, St. Louis, M O . and the W . R. Grace Site at Curtis Bay, Md. To: J. LaGrone, Manager Oak Ridge Operations O ffice St. Louis Airport Storage Site, M O The House and Senate Reports for the Energy and W a ter Development Appropriation Act (P.L. 98-360) directed the Department of Energy "...to take the necessary steps to consolidate and dispose of the waste material from the Latty Avenue site and nearby St. Louis Airport vicinity properties locally, by reacquiring , stabilizing, and using the old 21.7

329

DISCLAIMER United States Government. Neither  

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779 779 Six-Degree-of-Freedom Sensor Fish Design: Governing Equations and Motion Modeling Z. Deng M. C. Richmond C. S. Simmons T. J. Carlson July 2004 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC06-76RL01830 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, Washington 99352 Executive Summary The Sensor Fish device is being used at Northwest hydropower projects to better understand the conditions fish experience during passage through hydroturbines and other dam bypass alter- natives. Since its initial development in 1997, the Sensor Fish has undergone numerous design changes to improve its function and extend the range of its use. The most recent Sensor Fish de- sign, the three degree of freedom (3DOF) device, has been used successfully to characterize the environment fish experience when passing through turbines, in spill, or in engineered fish bypass facilities

330

Government Energy News | Department of Energy  

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News News Government Energy News RSS December 23, 2013 U.S. Energy Department, Pay-Television Industry and Energy Efficiency Groups Announce Set-Top Box Energy Conservation Agreement; Will Cut Energy Use for 90 Million U.S. Households, Save Consumers Billions Non-Regulatory Consensus Agreement to Cut Five Million Tons of CO2 Annually December 3, 2013 Obama Administration Expands Better Buildings Challenge to Multifamily Housing, Launches New Programs to Boost U.S. Energy Efficiency As Part of Better Buildings Initiative, Administration Commits to Expanding Energy Efficiency Investments in Federal Buildings November 26, 2013 Thirteen States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater Energy Efficiency, Save Money The Energy Department awarded nearly $4 million to 13 states to increase

331

Open Government Technology Summit | Department of Energy  

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Open Government Technology Summit Open Government Technology Summit Open Government Technology Summit On January 25, 2012, the OCIO hosted the Open Government Technology Summit in Forrestal Auditorium. Five speakers including Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Chris Vein, DOE Director of New Media Cammie Croft, DOE Director of Scientific and Technical Information Walter Warnick, LLNL CIO Rich Robinson, and DOE OpenEl Manager Debbie Brodt-Giles presented their latest open government accomplishments to an audience of over 100 federal employees and contractors. Presentations: Open Innovation Creating the Next Generation of Government.pdf Open Gov @ Energy_0.pdf OSTI Contributions to Open Government_0.pdf LLNL Open Innovation & Crowdsourcing Development_0.pdf Open Energy Information_0.pdf

332

E-Government | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

E-Government E-Government E-Government The E-Government ( E-Gov) and Lines of Business (LoB) initiatives serve citizens, business, Federal and state government employees by delivering high quality services more efficiently at a lower price. Instead of expensive, separate, "stove-piped" operations, agencies work together to develop common solutions which accomplish the Department's mission at reduced costs while promoting efficiency and effectiveness in government. The Department of Energy's (DOE) E-Gov strategy adheres to guidance disseminated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under the Open Government Directive , OMB requires Agencies to "ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration," by revealing their inner workings and making relevant

333

Information strategies for open government: challenges and prospects for deriving public value from government transparency  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Information-based strategies to promote open government offer many opportunities to generate social and economic value through public use of government information. Public and political expectations for the success of these strategies are high but they ... Keywords: government information strategies, open government, public value, transparency

Sharon S. Dawes; Natalie Helbig

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

International Disaster Medical Sciences Fellowship: Model Curriculum and Key Considerations for Establishment of an Innovative International Educational Program  

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Sciences Fellowship: Model Curriculum and Key Considerationsand a model core curriculum based on current evidence-basedand a model core curriculum. The same Disaster Medical

Koenig, Kristi L; Bey, Tareg; Schultz, Carl H

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

Emergency management span of control optimizing organizational structures to better prepare Vermont for the next major or catastrophic disaster .  

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??During a statewide disaster in Vermont, one of the most important actions Vermont Emergency Management should take during the response phase is to maintain awareness… (more)

Schumacher, Ludwig J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Knowledge audit for a large scale government KM strategy  

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The promise of increased organizational performance has brought about a high level of interest for knowledge management (KM) from the part of actors involved in research and practice over the last 15 years. Governments are also actively launching KM ... Keywords: knowledge audit, knowledge management planning

Marie-Christine Roy; Mireille Sager; Jean-Francois Ricard

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Integrating IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance Management Processes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Even though the field of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) has witnessed increased attention over the last years, there is a lack of research on the integrated approach to GRC. This research suggests an integrated process model for high-level IT ...

Nicolas Racz; Edgar Weippl; Andreas Seufert

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

The growing trend of government involvement in IT security  

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In today's society, information security has come to the forefront of discussion, especially as terrorism, illegal corporate activities, and cyber crime incidents are increasing. The government is now taking on a larger role in determining standards ... Keywords: awareness training, information security

Christin Moore

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Going Concerns: The Governance of Interorganizational Coordination Hubs  

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Business-to-business interactions are increasingly conducted through interorganizational coordination hubs, in which standardized information technology-based platforms provide data and business process interoperability for interactions among the organizations ... Keywords: Case Study, Coordination Hubs, Corporate Governance, Interorganizational Relationships, It Investment, It Standards, Trust

M. Markus; Quang Bui

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Using geospatial business intelligence to support regional infrastructure governance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In many developed countries including Australia, infrastructure services at local and state levels are being provided by an increasing number of disjointed public and private agencies. There is an urgent need for an integrated view on the provision and ... Keywords: Australia, Geospatial Business Intelligence, Infrastructure services, Local governance, Smart Infrastructure Dashboard

Rohan Wickramasuriya, Jun Ma, Matthew Berryman, Pascal Perez

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OCIO_Open_Government.pdf | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

CIOOpenGovernment.pdf OCIOOpenGovernment.pdf More Documents & Publications PIA - DOE OCIO, Open Government Plan Comment Box OCIO Strategic Plan Risk Management II Summit Agenda...

342

Before House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Before House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Before House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform By: Secretary...

343

Before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Oversight and Government Reform Before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives...

344

EO 13123-Greening the Government Through Efficient Energy Management...  

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123-Greening the Government Through Efficient Energy Management EO 13123-Greening the Government Through Efficient Energy Management This order directs the Federal Government to...

345

Energy Efficiency Program for State Government Buildings | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Program for State Government Buildings Energy Efficiency Program for State Government Buildings Eligibility State Government Savings For Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization...

346

Request for Information: Federal Government Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) Issues  

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Request for Information Request for Information Federal Government Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) Issues BACKGROUND: In order to respond to increasing demand for long term renewable energy, stemming from renewable goals established in the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Executive Order 13423, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, federal agencies are attempting to facilitate project development and the purchase of electricity from renewable sources on federal facilities. One means of execution is through the use of long term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), whereby a third party funds, develops, operates, maintains and owns a renewable energy project, and the Government commits to purchase the renewable power from the project owner. This method reduces the overall risk to the Government, since it will avoid having to build, own and

347

Request for Information: Federal Government Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) Issues  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Request for Information Request for Information Federal Government Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) Issues BACKGROUND: In order to respond to increasing demand for long term renewable energy, stemming from renewable goals established in the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Executive Order 13423, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, federal agencies are attempting to facilitate project development and the purchase of electricity from renewable sources on federal facilities. One means of execution is through the use of long term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), whereby a third party funds, develops, operates, maintains and owns a renewable energy project, and the Government commits to purchase the renewable power from the project owner. This method reduces the overall risk to the Government, since it will avoid having to build, own and

348

State & Local Government | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

State & Local Government State & Local Government State & Local Government The roof of the 12-story Chicago City Hall building has been retrofitted with a 22,000 square-foot rooftop garden to reduce urban air temperature. | Credit: Katrin Scholz-Barth The roof of the 12-story Chicago City Hall building has been retrofitted with a 22,000 square-foot rooftop garden to reduce urban air temperature. | Credit: Katrin Scholz-Barth State and local governments play an important role in the everyday lives of people around the country. Developing and installing the next generation of clean energy technologies often happens at the local level, so it's important that there is communication across all levels of government. Every day the Department of Energy works closely with these governments to

349

Telecommunications Policy 31 (2007) 592604 Community response grids: E-government, social networks,  

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, and coordinate activities in response to a major disaster. This paper explores the viability of using mobile, and emergencies Before, during, and after major disasters, coordination of emergency response is an enormous response, among others. ``The disaster network is loosely structured, organizationally diverse, motivated

Shneiderman, Ben

350

Greening of State Government | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Greening of State Government Greening of State Government Greening of State Government < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Colorado Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Colorado Energy Office In July 2005, Colorado's governor signed Executive Order D005 05, mandating that state agencies and departments evaluate business operations and implement new programs "to promote environmentally sustainable and economically efficient practices." State buildings are encouraged to

351

Government Export Support in a Global Era.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Globalisation in general and trade liberalisation in particular have impacted on many areas of industrialised governments’ foreign economic policy. Export support is an area which… (more)

Molnar, Krisztina

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

MISUSE OF GOVERNMENT IT AND COMMUNICATION RESOURCES  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

all read recent news articles about the use of government provided computers and Internet by a handful of federal employees to access pornography. It thus seems an appropriate...

353

Argonne TDC: Government Links - Argonne National Laboratory  

www.stat-usa.gov: One-stop internet browsing for business, trade and economic information . Policy issues and regulatory updates ? .Council on Government Relations: ...

354

The taming of Leviathan: Competition among governments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

the government as club management acts as an entrepreneur attempting to attract .... Tiebout's (1956) model of residential choice among local communities.

355

Directory of Federal Government Certification and Related ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 1 .;.', J NIST Special Publication 739 1999 Edition Directory of Federal Government ... Page 4. Page 5. NIST Special Publication 739 1999 Edition ...

2011-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

356

FCT Education: For State and Local Governments  

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& Local Governments For Early Adopters For Students & Educators Careers in Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Quick Links Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Delivery Hydrogen Storage Fuel Cells...

357

Coordinating, integrating, and synchronizing disaster response : use of an emergency response synchronization matrix in emergency planning, exercises, and operations.  

SciTech Connect

The Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness (CSEP) Program is a wide-ranging activity in support of a national initiative involving the U.S. Army Chemical Materiel Command (CMA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 9 states, and 37 counties. Established in 1988, the CSEP Program enhances emergency planning for the unlikely event of a release of hazardous chemical weapons agent from one of the Army's chemical weapons storage installations currently storing chemical weapons. These obsolete weapons are scheduled to be destroyed; meanwhile, however, they pose a threat to installation workers and residents of the surrounding communities. Argonne's CSEP Program includes a variety of components that serve the needs of multiple program participants. Among the major activities are: (1) Development of the Emergency Planning Synchronization Matrix to facilitate integration of multi-jurisdictional emergency plans: (a) Coordinating, Integrating, and Synchronizing Disaster Response: Use of an Emergency Response Synchronization Matrix in Emergency Planning, Exercises, and Operations. A graphical depiction of the entire emergency response process via a synchronization matrix is an effective management tool for optimizing the design, exercise, and real-life implementation of emergency plans. This system-based approach to emergency planning depicts how a community organizes its response tasks across space and time. It gives responders the opportunity to make real-time adjustments to maximizing the often limited resources in protecting area residents. An effective response to any natural or technological hazard must involve the entire community and must not be limited by individual jurisdictions and organizations acting on their own without coordination, integration, and synchronization. An emergency response to an accidental release of chemical warfare agents from one of this nation's eight chemical weapons stockpile sites, like any other disaster response, is complex. It requires the rapid coordination, integration, and synchronization of multiple levels of governmental and nongovernmental organizations from numerous jurisdictions, each with varying response capabilities, into a unified community response. The community response actions occur in an area extending from an on-site storage location to points 25 or more miles away. Actions are directed and controlled by responding local governments and agencies situated within the response area, as well as by state and federal operations centers quite removed from the area of impact. Time is critical and the protection action decision-making process is greatly compressed. To ensure an effective response with minimal confusion, given the potential catastrophic nature of such releases, the response community must carefully synchronize response operations.

Hewett, P. L., Jr.; Mitrani, J. E.; Metz, W. C.; Vercellone, J. J.; Decision and Information Sciences

2001-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

PIA - DOE OCIO, Open Government Plan Comment Box | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE OCIO, Open Government Plan Comment Box PIA - DOE OCIO, Open Government Plan Comment Box PIA - DOE OCIO, Open Government Plan Comment Box PIA - DOE OCIO, Open Government Plan...

359

Group value and intention to use - A study of multi-agency disaster management information systems for public safety  

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This paper examines and extends the theory of information systems success in the context of large-scale disaster management (DM) for public safety. In the recent past, various evaluation reports on DM efforts have concluded that information quality and ... Keywords: Disaster management, Group value, Information systems success, Intention to use, Public sector, Task support, User satisfaction

JinKyu Lee; Nitesh Bharosa; Jing Yang; Marijn Janssen; H. R. Rao

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Insulation Saves Energy and Money at Home...and HOA from Disaster |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Insulation Saves Energy and Money at Home...and HOA from Disaster Insulation Saves Energy and Money at Home...and HOA from Disaster Insulation Saves Energy and Money at Home...and HOA from Disaster December 29, 2009 - 7:30am Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory Earlier this month, just one day after Denver's first cold snap of the season, I woke up and saw a new text message from my downstairs neighbor. She was writing to let me know no one in our small, six-unit condo building had water. Immediately I feared the worst: The pipes froze overnight and burst, damaging the building and causing thousands of dollars in repair work. After throwing on some warm clothes, I surveyed the basement and outside where the water enters our building. No burst was visible. Relieved, we called a plumber, who for a hefty service fee was able to come

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Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up | Open Energy  

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After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up Jump to: navigation, search Name Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Focus Area Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, People and Policy, Transportation, Water Conservation, Renewable Energy, Biomass, Geothermal, Ground Source Heat Pumps, Solar, - Solar Hot Water, - Solar Pv, Biomass - Waste To Energy, Wind Phase Bring the Right People Together, Create a Vision, Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Get Feedback, Develop Finance and Implement Projects, Create Early Successes Resource Type Case studies/examples Availability Publicly available--Free Publication Date 10/1/2009

362

Western Riverside Council of Governments - Home Energy Renovation...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Western Riverside Council of Governments - Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Financing Program (California) Western Riverside Council of Governments - Home Energy...

363

August 9, 2006 20:56 PEC TFJD757-10-188416 A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TWO EXTERNAL HEALTH CARE DISASTER  

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DISASTER RESPONSES FOLLOWING HURRICANE KATRINA Michael G. Millin, MPH, Jennifer L. Jenkins, MD, MS, Thomas of Critical Event Prepared- ness and Response, Baltimore, MD (MGM, TK); and NJ-1 Disaster Medical Assistance;August 9, 2006 20:56 PEC TFJD757-10-188416 A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TWO EXTERNAL HEALTH CARE DISASTER

Scharfstein, Daniel

364

Hierarchical Disaster Image Classification for Situation Report Enhancement Yimin Yang, Hsin-Yu Ha, Fausto Fleites, Shu-Ching Chen, Steven Luis  

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response situations. The HDIC framework classifies images into different disaster categories and subHierarchical Disaster Image Classification for Situation Report Enhancement Yimin Yang, Hsin-Yu Ha In this paper, a hierarchical disaster image classification (HDIC) framework based on multi-source data fusion

Chen, Shu-Ching

365

Open Information Gateway for Disaster Management Chi-Sheng SHIH, Ling-Jyh CHEN, Ching-Ju LIN, and Wei-Ho CHUNG  

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is one of the fundamen- tal challenges to support timely and efficient disaster response and relief with probabilistic bandwidth guarantee. I. INTRODUCTION Success disaster response requires the collaboration from exchange for disaster response. In the last few decades, many attempts aimed on devel- oping special

Chen, Ling-Jyh

366

Abstract We describe in this article a framework for disaster response process management. This framework can be used to develop information systems sup-  

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57 Abstract We describe in this article a framework for disaster response process management disaster response process management with business process management and argue why it is substantial, such as flexible workflow systems, are not suitable for disaster response processes. We propose an information

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

367

Connected Giving: Ordinary People Coordinating Disaster Relief on the Internet Cristen Torrey, Moira Burke, Matthew Lee, Anind Dey, Susan Fussell, Sara Kiesler  

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in need of assistance [1]. The magnitude of the disaster overwhelmed institutions normally responsible boards, blogs, and personal websites--to coordinate a massive grassroots response to the disaster. OurConnected Giving: Ordinary People Coordinating Disaster Relief on the Internet Cristen Torrey

Fussell, Susan R.

368

Development of e-government in Slovenia  

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E-government has been a hot topic in the public administration research community for some time now. While still considered by some to be merely a technological phenomenon, it also includes organisational changes in public administration, development ... Keywords: e-government, information technology, public administration

Mirko Vintar; Mateja Kunstelj; Mitja De?man; Boštjan Ber?i?

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Legal aspects of Internet governance reform  

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The Internet has moved on from its early almost lawless nature. There are now multiple organisations and legal aspects associated with Internet governance. Whether the issue on the Internet is network security, intellectual property rights (IPRs), e-commerce, ... Keywords: ICANN, WGIG, WSIS, cybercrime, framework, governance, internet, law, reform, treaty

David Satola

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Geological Carbon Storage: The Roles of Government  

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Geological Carbon Storage: The Roles of Government and Industry in Risk Management ROSE MURPHY Carbon Storage: The Roles of Government and Industry in Risk Management ro s e m ur phy an d m a r k jac c a rd Carbon dioxide capture and storage (ccs) offers the promise that humanity can continue

371

Development and Village Governance in Indonesia  

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Development and Village Governance in Indonesia A Public Lecture presented by Dr Scott Guggenheim AusAID-Indonesia Partnership Program How do development programs engage with the changing landscape of local governance in Indonesia? And what is it that development programs "do?"Covering almost 60

372

Solar radiation management: the governance of research  

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Solar radiation management: the governance of research #12;convening organisations The cover image, which solar geoengineering interventions would seek to address if ever deemed safe and desirable to deploy. #12;Solar radiation management: the governance of research #12;The Solar Radiation Management

Rambaut, Andrew

373

IT auditing in e-government  

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We first motivate the need for innovative IT auditing approaches for E-Government. Then we define the requirements and propose an own IT auditing concept for E-Government projects. It is based on established risk management procedures, project management ...

Reinhard Riedl; Manuel Juen

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Government Purchase Card Program | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Government Purchase Card Program Government Purchase Card Program Government Purchase Card Program The General Services Administration (GSA) SmartPay2 program provides charge cards to U.S. Government agencies, including the Department of Energy (DOE). Through GSA, DOE has contracted with JP Morgan Chase Bank to provide charge cards to pay for supplies/services to support our business purpose. All terms and conditions, including but not limited to, fees, liabilities, discounts, and rebates have been negotiated on behalf of all participants in the program. DOE allows the use of GSA SmartPay2 charge cards to cost reimbursement contractors that have been authorized to use Government Supply Sources pursuant to FAR Subpart 51.1. Charge cards provide DOE with a means to simplify its small purchase

375

Futuring e-government: governance and policy implications for designing an ICT-enabled knowledge society  

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The purpose of this paper is to discuss the relation between Governance and Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) and its implications for policy design in a period of global turbulence and uncertainty. After briefly introducing some of ... Keywords: ICTs, e-government, foresight, governance, knowledge, policy

Gianluca Misuraca

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Government Energy Initiative  

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State Government State Government Energy Initiative to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Government Energy Initiative on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Government Energy Initiative on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Government Energy Initiative on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Government Energy Initiative on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Government Energy Initiative on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: State Government Energy Initiative on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type State Government Energy Initiative The Green Governments Illinois Act (Act) demonstrates the state's

377

Reading Comprehension - The Three Branches of Government  

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The Three Branches of Government The Three Branches of Government The three branches of the federal government are the _________ local state executive , _________ legislative mayor city , and the _________ judge judicial jury branches. The executive branch is responsible for _________ enforcing making interpreting laws. The head of the executive branch is _________ The President The Congress The Supreme Court . The President is the chief _________ law enforcer judge jury of the United States. The President is also the head of the _________ armed forces Supreme Court Congress . The legislative branch _________ enforces makes interprets laws. The legislative branch is known as _________ The President Congress The Supreme Court . Congress consists of two houses, known as the _________ Senate

378

Memorandum, Principles Governing Departmental Directives - September 10,  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Principles Governing Departmental Directives - Principles Governing Departmental Directives - September 10, 2007 Memorandum, Principles Governing Departmental Directives - September 10, 2007 September 10, 2007 The Department of Energy uses directives as its primary means to establish, communicate, and institutionalize policies, requirements, and procedures for Departmental Elements and, in some instances, our contractors. The Department of Energy uses directives as its primary means to establish, communicate, and institutionalize policies, requirements, and procedures for Departmental Elements and, in some instances, our contractors. Directives help ensure that the Department operates in a safe, secure, efficient, and cost-effective manner. They promote operational consistency throughout the DOE complex, foster sound management, and

379

A Queueing System with Two Operation Modes and a Disaster Flow: Its Stationary State Probability Distribution  

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This paper is concerned with a controllable queueing in which the operation mode changes, depending on the current queue length, and an additional flow of diasters arrive. A disaster may completely empty the system, i.e., all customers, including the ...

O. V. Semenova

2002-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Improving service continuity: IT disaster prevention and mitigation for data centers  

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Data centers provide highly-scalable and reliable computing for enterprise services such as web hosting, email, applications, and file storage. Because they integrate a range of different systems, data center administration is a complex process. Managing ... Keywords: data centers, infrastructure, it disaster recovery, mitigation

Louis Turnbull, Henry Ochieng, Chris Kadlec, Jordan Shropshire

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

The role of IT in crisis response: Lessons from the SARS and Asian Tsunami disasters  

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Research on crisis management recognizes the important role of information although few studies of crisis response deal explicitly with information systems. In this paper, we present a case study of Singapore's response to the SARS and Asian Tsunami ... Keywords: Coordination theory, Crisis response, Crisis response information system, Disaster response, Resource based view, Soft positivism

Dorothy E. Leidner; Gary Pan; Shan L. Pan

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Gulf oil spill's ripples still a worry Warranted or not, disaster fears loom  

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Gulf oil spill's ripples still a worry Warranted or not, disaster fears loom BY JIM WAYMER from the nation's worst-ever oil mess. Oceanographers want to know the paths of underwater oil plumes. Biologists wonder if nesting sea turtles that accidentally gulped oil will lay viable eggs or whether eggs

Belogay, Eugene A.

383

Business Intelligence Modeling: A Case Study of Disaster Management Organization in Pakistan  

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Business Intelligence Modeling: A Case Study of Disaster Management Organization in Pakistan Sohail Asghar Department of Computer Science Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad, Pakistan e-mail: sohail@umac.mo Touqeer Hussain Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan e

Fong, Chi Chiu "Simon"

384

Inter-System Software Adapter for Decision Support by Interfacing Disaster Response Platforms & Simulation Platforms  

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An inter-system adapter design is described which links the web service based DR NEP and WebSimP simulation platforms. The adapter enables the PSS Sincal electrical simulator to share results with the DR NEP which coordinates the data exchange among ... Keywords: disaster, management, interdependencies, infrastructure, web services

Jose Marti; Pranab Kini; Paul Lusina; Antonio Di Pietro; Vittorio Rosato; Baptiste Charnier; Wang Kui

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

A Framework for Designing a Global Information Network for Multinational Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief  

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Large-scale Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief (HA/DR) operations, particularly in developing countries, require the intervention and aid of various agencies from all over the world in a concerted and timely manner. As a result, HA/DR operations ... Keywords: crisis management, decision and negotiation support, information management

Tung Bui; Sungwon Cho; Siva Sankaran; Michael Sovereign

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Modeling the interaction between emergency communications and behavior in the aftermath of a disaster  

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We describe results from a computer simulation-based study of a large-scale, human-initiated crisis in a densely populated urban setting. We focus on the interaction between human behavior and the communication infrastructure in the aftermath of the ... Keywords: computer simulations, disaster modeling, nuclear terrorism, synthetic information

Shridhar Chandan; Sudip Saha; Chris Barrett; Stephen Eubank; Achla Marathe; Madhav Marathe; Samarth Swarup; Anil Kumar S. Vullikanti

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Category:Government Agencies | Open Energy Information  

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Government Agencies Government Agencies Jump to: navigation, search Geothermalpower.jpg Looking for the Category:Organizations page? For detailed information on exploration techniques, click here. Add.png Add a new Government Agency Pages in category "Government Agencies" The following 196 pages are in this category, out of 196 total. A Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Alaska Department of Fish and Game Alaska Department of Natural Resources Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Alaska Division of Mining Land and Water B BLM BLM Alaska State Office BLM Arizona State Office BLM Battle Mountain District Office BLM Bishop Field Office BLM Boise District Office BLM Burley Field Office BLM Burns District Office

388

Drought Planning and State Government: Current Status  

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Recent droughts, calls for action by regional, national, and international organizations, and the availability of model plans have stimulated considerable activity in the development of drought contingency plans by state government in the United ...

Donald A. Wilhite

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

MISUSE OF GOVERNMENT IT AND COMMUNICATION RESOURCES  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

MISUSE OF GOVERNMENT IT AND COMMUNICATION RESOURCES MISUSE OF GOVERNMENT IT AND COMMUNICATION RESOURCES You have probably all read recent news articles about the use of government provided computers and Internet by a handful of federal employees to access pornography. It thus seems an appropriate time to remind everyone about their obligations as public servants -- and as colleagues, since the misconduct of a few reflects badly on everyone. PLEASE REMEMBER you are provided access to Internet services and computer equipment for authorized purposes only. The Department has authorized certain limited use of Government resources, including computers and internet access, for personal use. See DOE Order 203.1: https://www.directives.doe.gov/directives/current-directives/203.1-BOrder/view To use such

390

Changing Faces, Changing Government | Department of Energy  

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Changing Faces, Changing Government Changing Faces, Changing Government Changing Faces, Changing Government May 24, 2012 - 3:24pm Addthis Changing Faces, Changing Government What are the key facts? The Energy Department incorporated metrics into funding programs to track minority participation; conducted robust outreach to business associations, utilizing a corporate enterprise system to capture and track small business awards to AAPI-owned businesses; incorporated AAPI businesses into its Small Business Advisory Group; and leveraged its Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization to target areas of high Asian American populations where there are DOE offices and facilities. Editor's Note: This blog was originally posted by the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, by their Deputy

391

United States Government Department of Energy  

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;-. h- - -- - - -- - (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: August 13, 2007 1 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-07-20 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A07PR058)...

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United States Government Department of Ener  

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ZZUb IUE UU:-3 FAAL 423 241 3897 UIG ** HQU 10oo1 S OEF 1325.8 to-o)Dp m Ene United States Government Department of Ener memorandum DATE: November 21, 2005 Audit Report Number:...

393

Ethical Governance of Emerging Technologies Development  

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The more integrated technology becomes in our everyday lives and businesses, the more vital it grows that its applications are utilized in an ethical and appropriate way.Ethical Governance of Emerging Technologies Development combines multiple perspectives ...

Fernand Doridot, Fernand Doridot, Penny Duquenoy, Philippe Goujon, Aygen Kurt, Sylvain Lavelle, Norberto Patrignani, Stephen Rainey, Alessia Santuccio

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT EARNINGS FORECAST  

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1 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT EARNINGS FORECAST QUALITY: EVIDENCE FROM FRENCH IPOS Anis attributes, ownership retained, auditor quality, and underwriter reputation and management earnings forecast quality measured by management earnings forecast accuracy and bias. Using 117 French IPOs, we find

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

395

Whose city? : redevelopment and governance in Boston  

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This thesis explores the challenges and opportunities of the community-based redevelopment model in a neoliberal economic context. Drawing on a review of the history and theories of redevelopment and governance in the ...

Molina Costa, Patricia

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY memorandum National Nuclear Security Administration Los Alamos Site Ofice Los Alamos, New Mexico UTRQQ= DATE: Nk= NN= Q=OMNN= REPLY TO ATN OF: Juan L. Griego SUBJECT: Submittal of Annual National Environmental Policy Act Planning Summary for Calendar Year 2013 for the Los Alamos Site Ofce TO: Gregory Woods, General Counsel, GC-1, HQ/FORS NNSADOE

397

Cost trends and government incentives in the California photovoltaics market, 2007-2008  

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The focus of this thesis is to analyze cost trends and government incentives in the California PV market during 2007-2008. The data show that pre-rebate system costs increased in California during this time period and that ...

Wang Yan, S.B. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Local action for the global environment : municipal government participation in a voluntary climate protection program  

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The Cities for Climate ProtectionTM (CCP) campaign is a voluntary environmental program for municipalities, which is increasingly being applied around the world by local governments taking action on climate change. This ...

Ravin, Amelia L., 1977-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

E-governance: scope and implementation challenges in Bangladesh  

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Widespread global acceptance of electronic governance bears testimony to the observation that e-governance has rocked the governing systems in the world to a degree. E-governance is the information and communication technology (ICT) enabled system of ... Keywords: ICT, challenges, good governance, infrastructure

Mahbubul Alam

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA  

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MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA AND THE GOVERNMENT The Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain Enforcement and Governance East Asia Ministerial Conference in Bali, Indonesia, in September 2001

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401

E-government in Australia: Promise and progress  

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This paper has two principal objectives: to provide an account of the nature and extent of e-government in Australia at the three levels of government and to examine some of the major obstacles to the realization of the potential of e-government. Drawing ... Keywords: ICT, Internet, e-government, joined up government, managerialist

Julian Teicher; Nina Dow

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Tackling M-Government Service Complexity: The Case of Bahrain  

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The development of mobile government services in Bahrain is moving slowly, when compared with traditional e-government services. Few informational and transactional services are available on the mobile portal. The complexity of government services prevents ... Keywords: Service Sessions, e-Government, e-Services, m-Government, m-Services

Ahmed Sowaileh; Ali AlSoufi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Regulation, Governance and Adaptation: Governance transformations in the Dutch and French liberalizing electricity industries.  

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??For more than a decade, the European governments have focused their energy policies on creating one European competitive electricity market. Several regulations are introduced into… (more)

Niesten, E.M.M.I.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Performance Contracting and Energy Efficiency in the State Government Market  

SciTech Connect

There is growing interest in energy efficiency (EE) among state policymakers as a result of increasing environmental concerns, rising electricity and natural gas prices, and lean economic times that motivate states to look more aggressively for cost-saving opportunities in public sector buildings. One logical place for state policymakers to demonstrate their commitment to energy efficiency is to 'lead by example' by developing and implementing strategies to reduce the energy consumption of state government facilities through investments in energy efficient technologies. Traditionally, energy efficiency improvements at state government facilities are viewed as a subset in the general category of building maintenance and construction. These projects are typically funded through direct appropriations. However, energy efficiency projects are often delayed or reduced in scope whereby not all cost-effective measures are implemented because many states have tight capital budgets. Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) offers a potentially useful strategy for state program and facility managers to proactively finance and develop energy efficiency projects. In an ESPC project, Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) typically guarantee that the energy and cost savings produced by the project will equal or exceed all costs associated with implementing the project over the term of the contract. ESCOs typically provide turnkey design, installation, and maintenance services and also help arrange project financing. Between 1990 and 2006, U.S. ESCOs reported market activity of {approx}$28 Billion, with about {approx}75-80% of that activity concentrated in the institutional markets (K-12 schools, colleges/universities, state/local/federal government and hospitals). In this study, we review the magnitude of energy efficiency investment in state facilities and identify 'best practices' while employing performance contracting in the state government sector. The state government market is defined to include state offices, state universities, correctional facilities, and other state facilities. This study is part of a series of reports prepared by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and the National Association of Energy Services Companies (NAESCO) on the ESCO market and industry trends. The scope of previous reports was much broader: Goldman et al. (2002) analyzed ESCO project costs and savings in public and private sector facilities, Hopper et al. (2005) focused on ESCO project activity in all public and institutional sectors, while Hopper et al (2007) provided aggregate results of a comprehensive survey of ESCOs on current industry activity and future prospects. We decided to focus the current study on ESCO and energy efficiency activity and potential market barriers in the state government market because previous studies suggested that this institutional sector has significant remaining energy efficiency opportunities. Moreover, ESCO activity in the state government market has lagged behind other institutional markets (e.g., K-12 schools, local governments, and the federal market). Our primary objectives were as follows: (1) Assess existing state agency energy information and data sources that could be utilized to develop performance metrics to assess progress among ESPC programs in states; (2) Conduct a comparative review of the performance of selected state ESPC programs in reducing energy usage and costs in state government buildings; and (3) Delineate the extent to which state government sector facilities are implementing energy efficiency projects apart from ESPC programs using other strategies (e.g. utility ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs, loan funds).

Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Goldman, Charles; Gilligan, Donald; Singer, Terry E.; Birr, David; Donahue, Patricia; Serota, Scott

2008-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

405

Performance Contracting and Energy Efficiency in the State Government Market  

SciTech Connect

There is growing interest in energy efficiency (EE) among state policymakers as a result of increasing environmental concerns, rising electricity and natural gas prices, and lean economic times that motivate states to look more aggressively for cost-saving opportunities in public sector buildings. One logical place for state policymakers to demonstrate their commitment to energy efficiency is to 'lead by example' by developing and implementing strategies to reduce the energy consumption of state government facilities through investments in energy efficient technologies. Traditionally, energy efficiency improvements at state government facilities are viewed as a subset in the general category of building maintenance and construction. These projects are typically funded through direct appropriations. However, energy efficiency projects are often delayed or reduced in scope whereby not all cost-effective measures are implemented because many states have tight capital budgets. Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) offers a potentially useful strategy for state program and facility managers to proactively finance and develop energy efficiency projects. In an ESPC project, Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) typically guarantee that the energy and cost savings produced by the project will equal or exceed all costs associated with implementing the project over the term of the contract. ESCOs typically provide turnkey design, installation, and maintenance services and also help arrange project financing. Between 1990 and 2006, U.S. ESCOs reported market activity of {approx}$28 Billion, with about {approx}75-80% of that activity concentrated in the institutional markets (K-12 schools, colleges/universities, state/local/federal government and hospitals). In this study, we review the magnitude of energy efficiency investment in state facilities and identify 'best practices' while employing performance contracting in the state government sector. The state government market is defined to include state offices, state universities, correctional facilities, and other state facilities. This study is part of a series of reports prepared by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and the National Association of Energy Services Companies (NAESCO) on the ESCO market and industry trends. The scope of previous reports was much broader: Goldman et al. (2002) analyzed ESCO project costs and savings in public and private sector facilities, Hopper et al. (2005) focused on ESCO project activity in all public and institutional sectors, while Hopper et al (2007) provided aggregate results of a comprehensive survey of ESCOs on current industry activity and future prospects. We decided to focus the current study on ESCO and energy efficiency activity and potential market barriers in the state government market because previous studies suggested that this institutional sector has significant remaining energy efficiency opportunities. Moreover, ESCO activity in the state government market has lagged behind other institutional markets (e.g., K-12 schools, local governments, and the federal market). Our primary objectives were as follows: (1) Assess existing state agency energy information and data sources that could be utilized to develop performance metrics to assess progress among ESPC programs in states; (2) Conduct a comparative review of the performance of selected state ESPC programs in reducing energy usage and costs in state government buildings; and (3) Delineate the extent to which state government sector facilities are implementing energy efficiency projects apart from ESPC programs using other strategies (e.g. utility ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs, loan funds).

Bharvirkar, Ranjit; Goldman, Charles; Gilligan, Donald; Singer, Terry E.; Birr, David; Donahue, Patricia; Serota, Scott

2008-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

406

Toward Governance of Cross-Cloud Application Deployment  

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In this article, the authors introduce the main ideas around the governance of cross-Cloud application deployment and their related concepts. It is argued that, due to the increasing complexity and nature of the Cloud market, an intermediary specialized in brokering the deployment of different components of a same application onto different Cloud products could both facilitate said deployment and in some cases improve its quality in terms of cost, security & reliability and QoS. In order to fulfill these objectives, the authors propose a high level architecture that relies on their previous work on governance of policy & rule driven distributed systems. This architecture aims at supplying five main functions of 1) translation of Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and pricing into a common shared DSL, 2) correlation of analytical data (e.g. monitoring, metering), 3) combination of Cloud products, 4) information from third parties regarding different aspects of Quality of Service (QoS) and 5) cross-Cloud a...

de Leusse, Pierre

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

82 SI- Government Information and Official Publications  

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In a recently released Infocomm Technology Roadmap entitled iN2015, Singapore hopes to provide its citizens a milieu where people live, work and play digitally. The government has embraced infocomm technologies for economic sustainability and global competitiveness. Singapore has been accoladed with a second ranking in the world’s e-government leadership survey in 2003. The dilemma faced by Singapore is that with almost no natural resources, she relies heavily on its citizens as its human resource and the need to renew and reskill as an imperative for survival. Key points from the roadmap will be shared with participants in the form of an illustrated history of Singapore’s e-government development. The presenter will contextualize the Singapore’s e-government framework and agenda for creating an e-citizen, highlighting the growing digital divide, the large graying population and the blue-collar workers. Participants will learn how the government is addressing this by setting in motion to a series of innovative public education programmes and incentives with key partners such as the public and private sectors. The National Library Board, Singapore (NLB) has been proactive in using its critical mass of over 31 million vistorship and its network of 40 borderless libraries to offer a range of programmes.

Rajen Munoo; Rakunathan Narayanan

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Performance Contracting and Energy Efficiency in the State Government Market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

State Government Market information about energy efficiencyEnergy Efficiency in the State Government Market assistance, and informationEnergy Performance Contracting Activity Using available baseline information on the state government market

Bharvirkar, Ranjit

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

AGREEMENT FOR COOPERATION BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA CONCERNING CIVIL USES OF ATOMIC ENERGY Whereas the Government of the United States of...

410

Development of long-range and high-speed wireless LAN for the transmission of telemedicine from disaster areas  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A computer network is indispensable for realizing the use of telemedicine. Recently, experiments to provide telemedicine to residents in remote places over a broadband Internet access have been reported. However, if a disaster were to occur with devastation ...

Masayuki Nakamura; Shoshin Kubota; Hideaki Takagi; Kiyoshi Einaga; Masashi Yokoyama; Katsuto Mochizuki; Masaomi Takizawa; Sumio Murase

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

The influence of previous disaster experience and socio-demographics on protective behaviors during two successive tornado events  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The role of previous disaster experience as a motivating factor for protective action during high-risk events is still a matter of considerable discussion and inconsistent findings in the hazards literature. In this paper, two events that occurred ...

Amber Silver; Jean Andrey

412

Governance of Forests Initiative | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Forests Initiative Forests Initiative Jump to: navigation, search Name Governance of Forests Initiative Agency/Company /Organization World Resources Institute Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Implementation, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Website http://www.wri.org/project/gov Country Brazil, Indonesia UN Region Latin America and the Caribbean References WRI-Forests [1] Overview "The Governance of Forests Initiative (GFI) is a collaboration between WRI, the Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazonia (IMAZON), and the Instituto Centro de Vida (ICV) to develop a framework of indicators for assessing and improving governance in the forest sector, as an essential precursor to debating whether and how to unleash market forces to

413

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS LEVERAGING ENERGY STAR  

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Federal agencies and state and local governments across the country are taking bold steps to protect the environment and lower energy costs by adopting Federal agencies and state and local governments across the country are taking bold steps to protect the environment and lower energy costs by adopting policies that leverage EPA's ENERGY STAR tools to reduce energy use in commercial buildings, through both required policy measures and voluntary campaigns. This document provides a summary of federal, state, and local efforts that refer to ENERGY STAR tools. Download an interactive copy at www.energystar.gov/government. POLICIES LEVERAGING ENERGY STAR TOOLS Jurisdiction Policy Summary Alabama Executive Order 25 December 2011 By December Fiscal Year 2015, all state departments and agencies will implement energy efficiency measures in order to achieve a 30 percent reduction in energy consumption relative to Fiscal Year 2005

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Funding for state, city, and county governments in the state...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Funding for state, city, and county governments in the state includes: Funding for state, city, and county governments in the state includes: A chart detailling the funding for...

415

Funding for state, city, and county governments in the state...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Funding for state, city, and county governments in the state includes: Funding for state, city, and county governments in the state includes: Funding for state, city, and county...

416

Lakeshore Management by Local Governments (Montana) | Department of Energy  

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Lakeshore Management by Local Governments (Montana) Lakeshore Management by Local Governments (Montana) Lakeshore Management by Local Governments (Montana) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Low-Income Residential Schools Institutional Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Savings Category Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Wind Solar Program Info State Montana Program Type Siting and Permitting Provider Local Governments This statute grants primary authority to local governments to establish laws and regulations to conserve and protect lakes in their jurisdiction,

417

CONVERSION OF DOE TECHNICAL STANDARDS TO NON-GOVERNMENT STANDARDS...  

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CONVERSION OF DOE TECHNICAL STANDARDS TO NON-GOVERNMENT STANDARDS CONVERSION OF DOE TECHNICAL STANDARDS TO NON-GOVERNMENT STANDARDS Purpose This procedure provides guidance on the...

418

Before House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform | Department...  

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Oversight and Government Reform Before House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Testimony of Daniel Poneman, Deputy Secretary of Energy Before House Committee on...

419

Doing Business with the Federal Government (Fact Sheet)  

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To do business with the Federal Government, it is best to target the appropriate program. This document outlines resources for doing business with the Federal Government.

Not Available

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Matching Government Needs with...  

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Government Needs with Energy Efficient Fuel Cells to someone by E-mail Share Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Matching Government Needs with Energy Efficient Fuel Cells on...

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421

Executive Order 13148-Greening the Government Through Leadership...  

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You are here Home Executive Order 13148-Greening the Government Through Leadership in Environmental Management Executive Order 13148-Greening the Government Through Leadership...

422

Government and Industry A Force for Collaboration at the Energy...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Government and Industry A Force for Collaboration at the Energy Roadmap Update Workshop Government and Industry A Force for Collaboration at the Energy Roadmap Update Workshop...

423

Performance Contracting and Energy Efficiency in the State Government Market  

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the State Government Market Energy Performance Contractingin the State Government Market Energy Performance Contractsin size of the energy services market among states, we

Bharvirkar, Ranjit

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Maricopa Assn. of Governments - PV and Solar Domestic Water Heating...  

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Assn. of Governments - PV and Solar Domestic Water Heating Permitting Standards Maricopa Assn. of Governments - PV and Solar Domestic Water Heating Permitting Standards Eligibility...

425

Society of American Indian Government Employees Annual National...  

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Society of American Indian Government Employees Annual National Training Program Society of American Indian Government Employees Annual National Training Program June 3, 2012...

426

Sample: Work for Others Agreement with Government License  

the united states government or any agency thereof. article ix - disclaimer. the government and the laboratory make no, and disclaim all,

427

Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (2011...  

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Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (2011), Office of Personnel Management Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (2011), Office of Personnel...

428

UNIFORM PATENT POLICY FOR RIGHTS IN INVENTIONS MADE BY GOVERNMENT...  

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UNIFORM PATENT POLICY FOR RIGHTS IN INVENTIONS MADE BY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES UNIFORM PATENT POLICY FOR RIGHTS IN INVENTIONS MADE BY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES The purpose of this part is...

429

STI Products Produced by U.S. Government Employees | Scientific...  

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(17 U.S.C. 105). Contractors, grantees and certain categories of people who work with the government are not considered government employees for purposes of copyright....

430

AUDIT OF SELECTED GOVERNMENT-FUNDEDGRANTS AND CONTRACTSAT PRINCETON...  

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AUDIT OF SELECTED GOVERNMENT-FUNDEDGRANTS AND CONTRACTSAT PRINCETON UNIVERSITYERS, ER-B-98-04 AUDIT OF SELECTED GOVERNMENT-FUNDEDGRANTS AND CONTRACTSAT PRINCETON UNIVERSITYERS,...

431

Siemens Government Services ESCO Qualification Sheet  

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ESCO Qualification Sheet ESCO Qualification Sheet DOE Super ESPC Introduction to Siemens Government Services Siemens Government Services, Inc. (SGS) is a certified Energy Services Company (ESCO) by the Department of Energy to deliver Energy Savings Performance Contacting (ESPC) projects. SGS offers its customers the full range of Siemens advanced energy technologies along with a national and international service network of energy and environmental expert resources. As a single source provider, we are uniquely positioned to integrate and deliver Siemens energy expertise with advanced technologies, distributed delivery, engineered solutions and guaranteed savings performance. SGS as a prime contractor provides program management and contract compliant functions to ensure the timely

432

Government Buildings CHARTING YOUR JOURNEY REACHING MILESTONES  

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ROADMAP to Sustainable ROADMAP to Sustainable Government Buildings CHARTING YOUR JOURNEY REACHING MILESTONES ADDITIONAL RESOURCES ON THE HORIZON LEED TRAINING SUSTAINABILITY GOALS PRE-PROJECT PLANNING ROADMAP INTRODUCTION EXISTING BUILDINGS NEW CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION GREEN BUILDING PROGRAM ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The Roadmap to Sustainable Government Buildings was created through the joint efforts of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA). We extend our deepest gratitude to all of our Roadmap committee members who participated in the development of this publication, for their tireless volunteer efforts and constant support of USGBC's mission. Ongoing development of the Roadmap has been made possible through the efforts of many

433

A Case for Government-Industry Partnerships  

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Government-industry partnerships are necessary for small businesses to successfully launch new and innovative ideas into the market place. Small businesses, the cornerstone for economic job creation, expansion and retention, is hampered with the need to fund new and innovative technologies from profits which generally occur in a cyclic manner. This cyclic funding leads to ramp ups and development during profitable years, and delays and abeyance during years of downturn. Government-industry partnerships directly addresses this problem by offering funding assistance in the form of resources eliminating the ''peaks and valleys'' of development. This paper will detail a case study of this type of assistance.

Robert M. Purgert

1999-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

434

Navigating Amazonia under uncertainty: past, present and future environmental governance  

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that instigated what is arguably a novel and successful response. Critical to the disaster response of Acre to act by prohibiting fires. Brown et al. (2006) explain the details of the response process response to the crisis, access to CBERS-2 satellite imagery is now granted to Brazilian institutions

435

Hospital Triage in the First 24 Hours after a Nuclear or Radiological Disaster  

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Hospital Triage in the First 24 Hours after a Nuclear or Radiological Disaster Hospital Triage in the First 24 Hours after a Nuclear or Radiological Disaster Berger, ME; Leonard, RB; Ricks, RC; Wiley, AL; Lowry, PC; Flynn, DF Abstract: This article addresses the problems emergency physicians would face in the event of a nuclear or radiological catastrophe. It presents information about what needs to be done so that useful information will be gathered and reasonable decisions made in the all important triage period. A brief introductory explanation of radiation injury is followed by practical guides for managing the focused history, physical exam, laboratory tests, initial treatment, and disposition of victims of acute radiation syndrome and combined injury. The guides are not intended to serve as a hospital's "emergency

436

High Availability Cluster System for Local Disaster Recovery with Markov Modeling Approach  

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The need for high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) in IT environment is more stringent than most of the other sectors of enterprises. Many businesses require the availability of business-critical applications 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and can afford no data loss in the event of a disaster. It is vital that the IT infrastructure is resilient with regard to disruption, even site failures, and that business operations can continue without significant impact. As a result, DR has gained great importance in IT. Clustering of multiple industries standard servers together to allow workload sharing and fail-over capabilities is a low cost approach. In this paper, we present the availability model through Semi-Markov Process (SMP) and also analyze the difference in downtime of the SMP model and the approximate Continuous Time Markov Chain (CTMC) model. To acquire system availability, we perform numerical analysis and SHARPE tool evaluation.

Lwin, T T

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

A Cognitive Radio Based Internet Access Framework for Disaster Response Network Deployment  

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In this paper, we propose a cognitive radio based Internet access framework for disaster response network deployment in challenged environments. The proposed architectural framework is designed to help the existent but partially damaged networks to restore their connectivity and to connect them to the global Internet. This architectural framework provides the basis to develop algorithms and protocols for the future cognitive radio network deployments in challenged environments.

Rehmani, Mubashir Husain; Khalife, Hicham; Fdida, Serge

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Counting on Solar Power for Disaster Relief: Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Technical Assistance Fact Sheet  

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When disaster strikes, electric power is usually the first critically important service to be lost. After several years of research and development, portable electric generator sets (gensets) are now entering the marketplace. The new gensets make use of solar electric panels known as photovoltaics (PV) to produce electricity. These gensets are reliable, safe to operate, highly mobile and will supply much-needed power for emergency response teams.

NONE

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Internet governance on a dollar a day  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The submissions of ICANN and ISOC to the WSIS suggested Internet governance was purely about technical standardisation, addresses, domains and some service-related issues. Under this definition, there is little for poor people to worry about. At the ... Keywords: WGIG, WSIS, access, developing countries, development, internet

Charles Kenny

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Annual Report to the Australian Government 2008  

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Contributions 112 i) Audited General Purpose Financial Reports 113 j) Details of Asset Disposal 114 k) Public volume 3 #12;1. Milestone Report 4 #12;About NICTA NICTA, National Information & CommunicationsAnnual Report to the Australian Government 2008 March 2009 1 #12;Contents 1. Milestone Report 4

Heiser, Gernot

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Australian Government Department ofClimate Change  

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committed $20 million to the Australia-China Joint Coordination Group on Clean Coal Technology. The Australian Government also recognises the importance of renewable technologies in addressing the challenges of climate change. Renewable technologies will need to become a greater part of the world's energy mix

Hansen, James E.

442

international risk governance council Policy Brief  

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, such as natural gas, ammonia, or hydrogen production. Regulation of transport and geological storage must "To continue to extract and combust the world's rich endowment of oil, coal, peat, and natural gas of an injection well, In Salah Gas. Courtesy of BP #12;international risk governance council Regulation of Carbon

Thomas, David D.

443

Improving School Governance | 1 Education research  

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Improving School Governance | 1 Education research Primary Science Quality Mark: Learning from good practice in primary science #12;What can we learn about current practice in primary science teaching and learning in England from the Primary Science Quality Mark award programme? Jane Turner1 with Steve Marshall

Rambaut, Andrew

444

Governance of labor in digital video networks  

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Theories of digitally distributed labor tend to fall into an idealized, oppositional binary that conflates digital labor systems with critiques that are judgmental rather than based on detailed analyses of the actual system or site. On the one hand are ... Keywords: algorithm, beta, crowdsourcing, digital, governance, internet, technology, television, video

Adam Fish

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Using government purchasing power to reduce equipment standby power  

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Although the government sector represents only 10 to 15 percent of the economy in most countries, carefully targeted public procurement can play a significant role in market transformation through its influence on both buyers and suppliers. Government leadership in energy-efficient purchasing can set an example for other buyers, while creating opportunities for leading manufacturers and distributors to increase their sales and market share by offering energy-efficient products at competitive prices. Under proper circumstances, a highly visible government purchasing policy can have a disproportionately large influence on the market for efficient products. In the United States, President Bush signed an Executive Order in 2001 directing all federal agencies to buy products with low standby power (1 watt or less where possible). This represents a deliberate choice to use government purchasing - rather than regulations or incentives - as a market-based strategy to encourage energy savings. It also builds upon existing efforts to encourage Federal purchase of energy-efficient products (Energy Star products and others in the top 25th percentile of efficiency). This paper summarizes the Federal Energy Management Program s first 18 months of experience in implementing this Executive Order, including analysis of data on standby power, interactions with manufacturers and industry groups, and the relationship between these efforts and other federal programs concerning product labelling, testing, rating, and efficiency standards. After five years of implementing low-standby power purchasing, we estimate energy savings for federal agencies alone at about 230 GWh/year (worth US$14 million), with spillover effects on the broader market that will save all US consumers nearly 4000 GWh/year (US$300 million).

Harris, Jeffrey; Meier, Alan; Bartholomew, Emily; Thomas, Alison; Glickman, Joan; Ware Michelle

2003-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

446

Evolving technologies for disaster planning in U.S. Cities  

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The rapid development of modem technology has increased access to and reliance on sophisticated communication and real time technology. These technologies, which have become embedded within everyday life, have significant ...

Ng, Vanessa Mei-Yee

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Government Day/UE3 Talk Abstracts and Speaker Bios  

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... future "Usability Engineering in Government Systems" events. Biography. Sharon Laskowski Dr. Sharon J. Laskowski is a ...

448

e-governance at the grass roots: SAARC context  

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At the age of the Internet and its evolutionary technologies, nations have taken keen interest in utilizing information and communication technologies to upgrade the livelihood of citizens. Governments have initiated multi-faceted programs and efforts ... Keywords: ICTs, SAARC, e-governance, e-government, e-readiness, local government

Hakikur Rahman

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Request for Information: Federal Government Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) Issues  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Document describes the request for information for federal government power purchase agreement (PPA) issues.

450

North Central Texas Council of Governments North Central Texas  

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North Central Texas Council of Governments North Central Texas Thinking Ahead Donna Coggeshall North Central Texas Council of Governments #12;North Central Texas Council of Governments Thinking Ahead are for the 12-county MPA #12;North Central Texas Council of Governments Thinking Ahead Development Form #12

Texas at Arlington, University of

451

The emerging Internet governance mosaic: connecting the pieces  

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The report highlights key Internet governance issues raised in relation to the authors' three-tier typology. The distinctive design and governance characteristics that underpin the global Internet phenomenon are then outlined, to indicate valuable governance ... Keywords: Internet, cyberspace, governance, multi-stakeholder, policy

William H. Dutton; Malcolm Peltu

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Requirements Governing Water Quality Standards (West Virginia) | Department  

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Requirements Governing Water Quality Standards (West Virginia) Requirements Governing Water Quality Standards (West Virginia) Requirements Governing Water Quality Standards (West Virginia) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Low-Income Residential Schools Retail Supplier Institutional Multi-Family Residential Systems Integrator Fuel Distributor Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Transportation Program Info State West Virginia Program Type Siting and Permitting This rule establishes the requirements governing the discharge or deposit of sewage, industrial wastes and other wastes into waters and establishes water quality standards.

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The Hospital’s role within a regional disaster response: A Comparison study of an urban hospital versus a rural hospital.  

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??The goal of this research is to evaluate the hospital's role in a regional disaster response. It focuses on identifying the level of the hospital's… (more)

Alshehri, Ali

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

WA_1993_041_ROCKETDYNE_AND_LLNL_Waiver_of_the_Governments_U.pdf...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1ROCKETDYNEANDLLNLWaiveroftheGovernmentsU.pdf WA1993041ROCKETDYNEANDLLNLWaiveroftheGovernmentsU.pdf WA1993041ROCKETDYNEANDLLNLWaiveroftheGovernmentsU.pd...

455

Interconnections with Increased Wind  

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The work described in this report was funded by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of Electric Reliability through a subcontract administered by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which is operated by the University of California for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231. Disclaimer This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While this document is believed to contain correct information, neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor The Regents of the University of California, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by its trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof, or The Regents of the University of California. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government or any agency

Ernest Orlando Lawrence; Peter Mackin; Ron Daschmans; Ben Williams; Brian Haney; Hunt Jeff Ellis; Peter Mackin; Ron Daschmans; Ben Williams; Brian Haney; All Hunt; Jeff Ellis

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Market leadership by example: Government sector energy efficiency in developing countries  

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current programs and policies for government sector energythe potential for energy-efficient government policies andand the government’s “White Paper on Energy Policy” has

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Programs:Energy Efficiency Programs: Administration and Governance OptionsAdministration and Governance Options  

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Energy Efficiency Programs:Energy Efficiency Programs: Administration and Governance Options Energy Efficiency programs?deliver Energy Efficiency programs? · General Administration and Coordination and Renewables Programs Board of Directors Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Regional Market Transformation

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Government of Indiana | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Jump to: navigation, search Jump to: navigation, search Name Government of Indiana Place Indianapolis, Indiana Zip 46204 2797 Product Government of Indiana. Coordinates 39.76691°, -86.149964° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":39.76691,"lon":-86.149964,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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U. S. Government purposes. LS-253  

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W·31·10!rENG·38. W·31·10!rENG·38. Accordingly. the U. S. Government retains a nonexclusive, royalty-free license to publish Or reproduce the published form of this contribution, or allow others to do so, for U. S. Government purposes. LS-253 A Shimming Technique for Improvement of the Spectral Performance of APS Undulator A I. Vasserman Experimental Facilities Division, APS January 9, 1996 Advanced Photon Source Argonne National Laboratory A shimming technique for improvement of the spectral performance of APS Undulator A 1. Vasserman Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. The shimming technique: calculations and experimental results 3. Conclusion 4 Acknowledgments 5 References 1. Introduction

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United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IDOE F 1325 8 IDOE F 1325 8 (08.93) United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE. August 18, 2008 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-08- 16 REPLY TO ATTN OF IG-34 (A08FN008) SUBJECT Report on "Agreed-lJpon Procedures for Federal Payroll" TO Director, Office of Human Capital Management, HC- I Director, Policy and Internal Controls Management, NA-66 INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 07-04 (Bulletin), "Audit Requirements for Federal Financial Statements," dated September 4, 2007, requires an annual audit of civilian payroll of executive departments and other Government agencies. Auditors are required to follow the agreed-upon procedures in Section I I of the Bulletin to assess the reasonableness of life insurance, health benefits, and

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461

Jnited States Government Department of Energy  

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Jnited States Government Department of Energy Jnited States Government Department of Energy memorandum Oak Ridge Operations DATE: February 23, 2000 3EPLY TO A n N OF: LM- 14:Wilfert SUBJECT: SUPPLEMENT ANALYSIS OF THE PROPOSED SUPERCONDUCTING CAVITY CHANGE FOR THE SPALLATION NEUTRON SOURCE, (DOE/EIS-0247lSA1) TO: Edward G. Cumesty, Assistant Manager for Laboratories, LM- 10 We have reviewed the subject analysis for the proposed superconducting cavity change for the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) facility. Based on the findings in the Supplement Analysis (SA), the recommendation of the Oak Ridge Operations National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance Officer, and after consultation with the Office of Chief Counsel, I have determined that the proposed action does not constitute a significant change relevant to

462

Government of North Dakota | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Dakota Dakota Jump to: navigation, search Name Government of North Dakota Place Bismarck, North Dakota Product Government of North Dakota. Coordinates 46.805371°, -100.779319° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":46.805371,"lon":-100.779319,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

463

Federal Government Resources | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Services » Communication & Engagement » Tribal Programs » Services » Communication & Engagement » Tribal Programs » Federal Government Resources Federal Government Resources Advisory Council on Historic Preservation - Office of Native American Affairs - ONAA serves as technical adviser to Indian tribes and federal agencies regarding consultation issues that arise in the federal historic preservation review process called the Section 106 process. ONAA has an extensive list of guidance regarding tribal consultation and staff available to assist Indian tribes in navigating the Section 106 process, in working with federal agencies, and in protecting places of cultural importance. Department of Energy - Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs - The DOE Office of Indian Energy is charged by Congress to establish, coordinate and implement energy planning, education, management,

464

United States Government Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

(03/99) (03/99) United States Government Department of Energy �nemor~ndum= Office of River Protection DATE: REPLY TO ATTN OF: SUBJECT: TO: JAN 3 t 2013 ORP:RWR 12-ECD-0230 ANNUAL NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA) PLANNING SUMMARY Gregory I-1. Woods, General Council Ofce of General Council The attached Annual NEP A Planning Summary for the Hanford Site has been prepared to

465

Toward the regulation of ubiquitous mobile government: a case study on location-based emergency services in Australia  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mobile alerts, notifications and location-based emergency warning systems are now an established part of mobile government strategies in an increasing number of countries worldwide. In Australia the national emergency warning system (NEWS) was instituted ... Keywords: Emergency management, Location-based services, Mobile government, Regulation

Anas Aloudat; Katina Michael

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ  

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Increase Your H2IQ to someone by Increase Your H2IQ to someone by E-mail Share FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ on Facebook Tweet about FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ on Twitter Bookmark FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ on Google Bookmark FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ on Delicious Rank FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ on Digg Find More places to share FCT Education: Increase Your H2IQ on AddThis.com... Home Increase Your H2IQ Fuel Cell Basics Hydrogen Production Basics Hydrogen Delivery Basics Hydrogen Storage Basics Hydrogen Safety Basics For Safety & Code Officials For State & Local Governments For Early Adopters For Students & Educators Careers in Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Quick Links Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Delivery Hydrogen Storage Fuel Cells Technology Validation Manufacturing

467

DOE American Indian and Alaska Natives Tribal Government Policy |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

American Indian and Alaska Natives Tribal Government Policy American Indian and Alaska Natives Tribal Government Policy DOE American Indian and Alaska Natives Tribal Government Policy This Policy sets forth the principles to be followed by the Department of Energy (DOE) to ensure an effective implementation of a government to government relationship with American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governements. This Policy is based on the United States Constitution, treaties, Supreme Court decisions, Executive Orders, statutes, existing federal policies, tribla laws, and the dynamic political relationship between Indian nations and the Federal government. DOE American Indian and Alaska Natives Tribal Government Policy More Documents & Publications U.S. Department of Energy Amerian Indian Policy DOE Order 144.1: Department of Energy American Indian Tribal Government

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Federal Government Resources - Tribal Communities | Department of Energy  

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Federal Government Resources - Tribal Communities Federal Government Resources - Tribal Communities Federal Government Resources - Tribal Communities The federal government recognizes tribal nations as "domestic dependent nations" and has established a number of laws attempting to clarify the government to government relationship between the federal, state, and tribal governments. We'd like to share information with you from other government agencies that helps guide and answer questions about the government's work with tribal nations. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation-Office of Native American Affairs ONAA serves as technical adviser to Indian tribes and federal agencies regarding consultation issues that arise in the federal historic preservation review process called the Section 106 process. ONAA has an

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Rules and Regulations for Governing the Administration and Enforcement of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Rules and Regulations for Governing the Administration and Rules and Regulations for Governing the Administration and Enforcement of the Fresh Water Wetlands Act (Rhode Island) Rules and Regulations for Governing the Administration and Enforcement of the Fresh Water Wetlands Act (Rhode Island) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fed. Government Fuel Distributor Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Wind Program Info State Rhode Island Program Type Environmental Regulations Provider Department of Environmental Managemenet

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Rules Governing Water and Wastewater Operator Certification (Tennessee) |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Rules Governing Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Rules Governing Water and Wastewater Operator Certification (Tennessee) Rules Governing Water and Wastewater Operator Certification (Tennessee) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Rural Electric Cooperative Schools State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Tennessee Program Type Environmental Regulations Siting and Permitting Provider Tennessee Department Of Environment and Conservation The Rules Governing Water and Wastewater Operator Certification are

471

The photovoltaic manufacturing technology project: A government/industry partnership  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Photovoltaic Manufacturing Technology (PVMaT) project is a government/industry photovoltaic manufacturing research and development (R D) project composed of partnerships between the federal government (through the US Department of Energy) and members of the US photovoltaic (PV) industry. It is designed to assist the US PV industry in improving manufacturing processes, accelerating manufacturing cost reductions for PV modules, increasing commercial product performance, and generally laying the groundwork for a substantial scale-up of US-based PV manufacturing plant capabilities. The project is being carried out in three separate phases, each focused on a specific approach to solving the problems identified by the industrial participants. These participants are selected through competitive procurements. Furthermore, the PVMaT project has been specifically structured to ensure that these PV manufacturing R D subcontract awards are selected with no intention of either directing funding toward specific PV technologies (e.g., amorphous silicon, polycrystalline thin films, etc.), or spreading the awards among a number of technologies (e.g., one subcontract in each area). Each associated subcontract under any phase of this project is, and will continue to be, selected for funding on its own technical and cost merits. Phase 1, the problem identification phase, was completed early in 1991. Phase 2 is now under way. This is the solution phase of the project and addresses problems of specific manufacturers. The envisioned subcontracts under Phase 2 may be up to three years in duration and will be highly cost-shared between the US government and US industrial participants. Phase 3, is also under way. General issues related to PV module development will be studied through various teaming arrangements. 25 refs.

Mitchell, R.L.; Witt, C.E.; Mooney, G.D.

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

The photovoltaic manufacturing technology project: A government/industry partnership  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Photovoltaic Manufacturing Technology (PVMaT) project is a government/industry photovoltaic manufacturing research and development (R&D) project composed of partnerships between the federal government (through the US Department of Energy) and members of the US photovoltaic (PV) industry. It is designed to assist the US PV industry in improving manufacturing processes, accelerating manufacturing cost reductions for PV modules, increasing commercial product performance, and generally laying the groundwork for a substantial scale-up of US-based PV manufacturing plant capabilities. The project is being carried out in three separate phases, each focused on a specific approach to solving the problems identified by the industrial participants. These participants are selected through competitive procurements. Furthermore, the PVMaT project has been specifically structured to ensure that these PV manufacturing R&D subcontract awards are selected with no intention of either directing funding toward specific PV technologies (e.g., amorphous silicon, polycrystalline thin films, etc.), or spreading the awards among a number of technologies (e.g., one subcontract in each area). Each associated subcontract under any phase of this project is, and will continue to be, selected for funding on its own technical and cost merits. Phase 1, the problem identification phase, was completed early in 1991. Phase 2 is now under way. This is the solution phase of the project and addresses problems of specific manufacturers. The envisioned subcontracts under Phase 2 may be up to three years in duration and will be highly cost-shared between the US government and US industrial participants. Phase 3, is also under way. General issues related to PV module development will be studied through various teaming arrangements. 25 refs.

Mitchell, R.L.; Witt, C.E.; Mooney, G.D.

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Broadening Industry Governance to Include Nonproliferation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As industry is the first line of defense in detecting and thwarting illicit trade networks, the engagement of the private sector is critical to any government effort to strengthen existing mechanisms to protect goods and services throughout the supply chain. This study builds on previous PNNL work to continue to evaluate means for greater industry engagement to complement and strengthen existing governmental efforts to detect and stem the trade of illicit goods and to protect and secure goods that could be used in making a weapon of mass destruction. Specifically, the study evaluates the concept of Industry Self Regulation, defined as a systematic voluntary program undertaken by an industry or by individual companies to anticipate, implement, supplement, or substitute for regulatory requirements in a given field, generally through the adoption of best practices. Through a series of interviews with companies with a past history of non-compliance, trade associations and NGOs, the authors identify gaps in the existing regulatory infrastructure, drivers for a self regulation approach and the form such an approach might take, as well as obstacles to be overcome. The authors conclude that it is at the intersection of industry, government, and security that—through collaborative means—the effectiveness of the international nonproliferation system—can be most effectively strengthened to the mutual benefit of both government and the private sector. Industry has a critical stake in the success of this regime, and has the potential to act as an integrating force that brings together the existing mechanisms of the global nonproliferation regime: export controls, physical protection, and safeguards. The authors conclude that industry compliance is not enough; rather, nonproliferation must become a central tenant of a company’s corporate culture and be viewed as an integral component of corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Hund, Gretchen; Seward, Amy M.

2008-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

474

A number of Western employees will participate in a disaster drill on Wednesday, October 27th. The drill will simulate an emergency response  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A number of Western employees will participate in a disaster drill on Wednesday, October 27th. The drill will simulate an emergency response to an earthquake, including exercises for damage assessment to the web4u. Employees may also call Human Resources at x3774. Disaster drill planned for October 27th

Zaferatos, Nicholas C.

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Environemental Health and Safety www.ehs.cornell.edu October 2010 When a large-scale disaster occurs, there response systems are place, but emergency  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Environemental Health and Safety ­ www.ehs.cornell.edu October 2010 When a large-scale disaster occurs, there response systems are place, but emergency responders can't be everywhere, helping everyone in your home or work, and the disasters that are most likely to occur in your community. Talk about what

Manning, Sturt

476

A Simulation Environment for the Dynamic Evaluation of Disaster Preparedness Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, PhD; Chris Barrett, PhD r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r D and interventions in the days following disasters. Author Affiliation: Network Dynamics and Simulation Science

Swarup, Samarth

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Open Government Plan Self Evaluation | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Self Evaluation Open Government Plan Self Evaluation Open Government Plan Self Evaluation More Documents & Publications PIA - OpenGov UserVoice System FINALDOEOGPVer1-2b07July20...

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Next Generation of Government Summit | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Next Generation of Government Summit Next Generation of Government Summit Next Generation of Government Summit July 25, 2013 9:15AM EDT to July 26, 2013 5:15PM EDT Washington DC GovLoop and Young Government Leaders will hold its 4th Annual Next Generation of Government Summit from July 25 to July 26, 2013, in Washington, DC. The theme for the conference is 2013 Next Generation of Government Training Summit: Developing the 21st Century Government Leader. Next Generation of Government Summit qualifies as training in compliance with 5 U.S.C. chapter 41. The training is open to all Federal employees and will provide training and workshops in such areas as Project Management, Innovation, Analytics and Decision-Making, and Career Development. Before participating, Federal employees and managers should review

479

Local Government Revenue Bonds (Montana) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Government Revenue Bonds (Montana) Government Revenue Bonds (Montana) Local Government Revenue Bonds (Montana) < Back Eligibility Utility Commercial Investor-Owned Utility Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Montana Program Type Bond Program Provider Any interested county or municipality. Limited obligation local government bonds ("special revenue bonds") may be issued for qualified electric energy generation facilities, including those powered by renewables. These bonds generally are secured by the project itself. The taxing power or general credit of the government may not be used to secure the bonds. Local governments may not operate any project

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Perspectives on AFVs: State and City Government Fleet Driver Survey  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This survey collected information from state government and city government fleet drivers who operate light-duty alternative fuel vehicles(AFVs). The survey posed questions about AFV use, fuel use and availability and performance.

Whalen, M.; Eudy, L.; Coburn, T.

1999-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Thoughts on the Role of Government in Innovation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

On Friday, October 21, Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs, David Sandalow, addressed Yale University on the subject of government’s role in funding innovation.  To read  the...

482

The progress of e-Government in Iran.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis intends to examine the progress of e-government in Iran and its plans towards practices in the field of e-government as well as comparing… (more)

Haghighi, Behrooz

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Conference Call and Web Chat on Small Businesses and Government...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Conference Call and Web Chat on Small Businesses and Government Contracting Conference Call and Web Chat on Small Businesses and Government Contracting March 27, 2012 - 2:15pm...

484

Energy Department Sends First Energy Saving Team to Federal Government...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sends First Energy Saving Team to Federal Government Site in Jamaica, N.Y. Energy Department Sends First Energy Saving Team to Federal Government Site in Jamaica, N.Y. October 27,...

485

Gregory H. Friedman: Before the Subcommittee on Government Management,  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Government Government Management, Organization and Procurement of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives Gregory H. Friedman: Before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization and Procurement of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives July 18, 2007 Before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization and Procurement of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives Statement of Gregory H. Friedman, Inspector General Department of Energy Testimony on issues pertaining to contract management at the Department of Energy. More than any other civilian agency in the Federal government, the Department of Energy places significant reliance on contractors. There are

486

Before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations, and Procurement Reform Before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy,...

487

A New, "New Paradigm" for Government-Industry Cooperation ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... sometimes is called basic technology -- the ... jointly funded, collaborative research effort with ... government, industry, and university partnerships now ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

488

PEMEX: Incentives in a government-owned firm  

SciTech Connect

This dissertation analysis the capture of Mexico's oil company, PEMEX, through a historical overview of the Mexican oil industry and through a reference model of PEMEX's behavior. From this analysis, the dissertation will claim the following: (1) Due to the collective-action strength acquired by the PEMEX union in its initial decade (1938-1947) the government found it is less costly to co-opt union leaders than to negotiate with a militant union. The costs of this arrangement have increased ever since. Chapters 2 through 4 contain discursive and historical arguments to sustain this claim. (2) When the government's co-optation model can account for overmanning (more generally, relative factor input distortions) but fails to explain promotion practices based on union militancy, or for the relative decline of tenured contracts (Chapters 5 and 6). Based on the historical understanding of operational features and the incompleteness of the co-option model, one can draw that PEMEX does not operate on the (minimum) cost function. Therefore, PEMEX's sources of inefficiency go beyond overmanning and subcontracting distortions (Chapter 7). This dissertation concludes that governmental operation of an extractive industry in the form of a monopoly does not efficiently transfer to taxpayers their ownership rights to subsoil rents.

Salas, F.J.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Mining service integration opportunities towards joined-up government  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Service integration is central to joined-up government initiatives and requires information on the collaborators and the services they offer, roles of different actors, the resources required, and their goals (individual and shared). These information ... Keywords: collaborative networks, data mining, information extraction, joined-up government, process mining, service integration, text mining, transformational government

Rilwan Basanya; Adegboyega Ojo

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

Issues in Electronic Procurement Project Implementation in Local Government  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Implementing an e-procurement system is a challenge for local government; however, lessons learned through the identification of these challenging issues allow local government ICT project managers to checklist these issues and ensure a successful e-procurement ... Keywords: E-Procurement, ICT, Implementation, Local Government, Public Purchasing

Rugayah Hashim

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Global Trends in Digital Governance: A Longitudinal Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper highlights the research findings of a digital governance survey conducted in the fall of 2009. The study replicates previous surveys of large municipalities worldwide in 2007, 2005, and 2003. This longitudinal assessment, focused on the assessment ... Keywords: Citizen Participation, Digital Democracy, E-Governance, E-Government, Privacy, Services, Usability

Marc Holzer; Aroon Manoharan; Marc Fudge

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Cost estimation and analysis for government contract pricing in china  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Software cost estimation methods and their applications in government contract pricing have been developed and practiced for years. However, in China, the government contract process has been questioned in some aspects. It is largely based on analogy ... Keywords: cost analysis., cost estimation, government contract pricing

Mei He; Ye Yang; Qing Wang; Mingshu Li

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

IT-Enabled Corporate Governance: The Characteristics and Determinants of Web-based Corporate Governance Disclosures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sophisticated information technologies allow companies to provide stakeholders with more transparency. Web-based disclosures have the advantages of low cost, mass reach, frequency and speed, and yet the extent of Internet disclosure varies across companies ... Keywords: Corporate Governance, Disclosure, Information Technology, Transparency, Web Page Content, Web Page Design

Yabing Jiang; Wullianallur Raghupathi

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predicting the World's Next Water Pollution Disaster http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/12/101221-next-water-pollution-disasters-/[1/4/2011 10:48:50 AM  

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/12/101221-next-water-pollution-disasters-/[1/4/2011 10:48:50 AM] Home Animals Ancient World Energy Environment issues. When an estimated 184 million gallons (697 million liters) of industrial waste spilled about this $4 trick! How to look young for less than $4. Our editors & readers rate the latest deals

Rock, Chris

495

Energy Efficiency Requirements for State Government | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Energy Efficiency Requirements for State Government Energy Efficiency Requirements for State Government Energy Efficiency Requirements for State Government < Back Eligibility Local Government State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Connecticut Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Public Act No. 06-187, enacted in 2006, required the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management, in consultation with several other state agencies, to adopt building construction regulations for state facilities. The construction standards must be consistent with or exceed the U.S. Green

496

Local Government Energy Loan Program | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Local Government Energy Loan Program Local Government Energy Loan Program Local Government Energy Loan Program < Back Eligibility Local Government Schools Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Other Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Construction Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Manufacturing Insulation Bioenergy Buying & Making Electricity Solar Water Energy Sources Water Heating Wind Maximum Rebate $350,000 per local government or school campus; $500,000 per school system Program Info Funding Source State Revolving Loan Fund State Alabama Program Type State Loan Program Provider Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs

497

United States Government Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DC02 1325.8 DC02 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: April 16, 2003 Audit Report No.: OAS-L-03-16 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-35 (A03DC006) SUBJECT: Audit of "Department of Energy's Nuclear Weapons Incident Response Program" TO: Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy's (Department) Nuclear Weapons Incident Response Program (Emergency Response Program) provides a national capability to rapidly respond to any radiological emergency or nuclear accident within the United States and abroad. The program is comprised of seven major capabilities/assets, including the Search Response Team (SRT) and the Radiological Assistance Program (RAP). SRT provides technical assistance with activities involving lost or stolen nuclear devices, weapons, or materials.

498

United States Government Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

/07 THU 09:55 FAX 865 241 3897 OIG 4-,. HQ ~001 /07 THU 09:55 FAX 865 241 3897 OIG 4-,. HQ ~001 SDOE F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: April 11, 2007 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-07-10 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A06DN005) SUBJECT: Audit of the Department of Energy's Community and Regulatory Support Funding at the Carlsbad Field Office TO: Manager, Carlsbad Field Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Environmental Management provided $60.1 million in Community and Regulatory Support funding in Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 to a number of Department sites. The funding is intended to be used for activities indirectly related to nuclear and hazardous waste cleanup, such as agreements with state regulatory agencies and transportation departments. During FY 2005, the

499

United States Government Department of Ena  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOL F 1325.8 DOL F 1325.8 (8-89) EFG (07-90) United States Government Department of Ena memorandum DATE: January 22, 2003 Audit Report No.: OAS-L-03-09 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A02PT033) SUBJECT: Review of the Department's Administration of Financial Instruments TO: Director/Chief Financial Officer, Office of Management, Budget, and Evaluation, ME-1 The purpose of this report is to inform you of the results of our review of the Department of Energy's (Department) administration of financial instruments. The review was initiated in September 2002 and fieldwork was conducted through December 2002 at Department Headquarters, the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Our methodology is described in the attachment to this report.

500

United States Government Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

October 18, 2006 October 18, 2006 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-40 SUBJECT: Letter Report on "Drug Testing For Security Positions at DOE's Portsmouth and l'aducah Sites" (S051S036), Report No. 1NS-L-07-0 1 TO: Manager, Oak Ridge Office This Letter Report provides the results of an Office of luspector General (OIG) inspection regarding the Department of Energy's (DOE's) drug testing program for security positions at DOE's I-'ortsmoutli Gaseous Diffusion Plant (Portsmouth), Piketon, Ohio, and tlie Paducah Gaseous Uiffi~sion Plant (Paducah), Paducah, Kentucky. In 1993, both plants were leased to tlie United States Enrichment Corl?oration, a privately ownecl government created entity, to enrich uraniu~li for sale to coni~nercial nuclear reactors. Currently, Paducal] enriches and sells uranium. Residual enriched uranium remains iu