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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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Australia's Humanitarian Action Policy and Disaster Risk Reduction Policy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to get more information Disaster Risk Reduction Team Disaster Prevention and Risk Reduction Section GrantAustralia's Humanitarian Action Policy and Disaster Risk Reduction Policy A Commitment: · Disaster risk reduction is integrated into the Australian aid program · Capacity of partner governments

Botea, Adi

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Emergency managers' perspectives of recruiting, training, and integrating volunteers for a disaster.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

?? Disasters are increasing in intensity and frequency throughout the world, causing public safety organizations to become more involved in disaster management. The purpose of (more)

Carley, Willie K.

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Historical and projected costs of natural disasters  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Natural disasters cause billions of dollars of damage and thousands Of deaths globally each year. While the magnitude is clear, the exact costs (in damage and fatalities) are difficult to clearly identify. This document reports on the results of a survey of data on the costs associated with significant natural disasters. There is an impressive amount of work and effort going into natural disaster research, mitigation, and relief. However, despite this effort, there are surprisingly few consistent and reliable data available regarding the effects of natural disasters. Even lacking consistent and complete data, it is clear that the damage and fatalities from natural disasters are increasing, both in the United States, and globally. Projections using the available data suggest that, in the United States alone, the costs of natural disasters between 1995 and 2010 will be in the range of $90 billion (94$) and 5000 lives.

Engi, D.

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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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Disaster Resiliency and Recovery: Capabilities (Fact Sheet)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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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A longitudinal study of emerging networks during natural disaster  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We present longitudinal analysis of the evolution of inter-organizational disaster coordination networks during natural disasters. We suggest that social networks are a useful paradigm for exploring this complex phenomenon from both theoretical and methodological perspective aiming to develop a quantitative assessment framework which could aid in developing a better understanding of the optimal functioning of these emerging inter-organizational networks during natural disasters. We highlight the importance of network metrics in order to investigate disaster response coordination networks. Results suggest that in disasters, rate of communication increases and creates the conditions where organizational structures need to move at that same pace to exchange new information.

Abbasi, Alireza; Kapucu, Naim

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Government and Voluntary Agencies (Disaster Contact Information)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

& Abuse Hotline 800-323-8603 Florida Child Care (Resource and referral) 888-352-4453 Agency for Workforce-646-0444 Florida Agricultural and Consumer Price Gouging Hotline 800-435-7352 Florida Abuse Hotline 800-962-2873 or 1-800-96ABUSE Small Business Administration Helpline (SBA loans for applicants) 800-359-2227 Social

Jawitz, James W.

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Becoming Resilient: Disaster Planning and Recovery: NREL Experts Assist Before and After a Disaster (Fact Sheet)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This fact sheet provides information on how private industry; federal, state, and local governments; non-profit organizations; and communities can utilize NREL's expertise, tools, and innovations to incorporate energy efficiency and renewable energy into the planning, recovery, and rebuilding stages of disaster.

Hotchkiss, E.

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INCREASE  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

The Interdisciplinary Consortium for Research and Educational Access in Science and Engineering (INCREASE), assists minority-serving institutions in gaining access to world-class research facilities.

None

2013-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Proceedings Hazards and Disasters  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Liang-Chun Chen, Jie-Ying Wu, Yi-Chung Liu, Sung-Ying Chien HAZARDS EDUCATION BY GEOGRAPHERS: A DECADE-DISASTER CONDOMINIUM HOUSING RECONSTRUCTION AND HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS............. 35 Jie-Ying Wu, Liang-Chun Chen

Wang, Hai

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Disaster: would your community bounce back?  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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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Increased  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr MayAtmospheric Optical Depth7-1D: Vegetation ProposedUsingFun withconfinementEtching.348 270 300AptamersstabilityIncreased confinement

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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

Denham, Graham

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Natural Disaster Survey Report Ft. Smith and Van Buren, Arkansas,  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and conversations with volunteer amateur radio operators, members of the print and broadcast media in Ft. Smith to the U.S. Congress, to local government officials in Ft. Smith and Van Buren, and to the media on May 21Natural Disaster Survey Report Ft. Smith and Van Buren, Arkansas, Tornado of April 21, 1996 U

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Lights, camera, emergency : preemptive planning for disaster relief  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

With increasing frequency and accuracy, the prediction of natural disasters and their effects are being charted. Their impendence is a certainty and yet we ignore the warnings, the lessons of the past, and the prominence ...

Weiss, Erica A

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HUD National Disaster Resilience Competition  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making $1 billion in HUD Disaster Recovery funds available to eligible communities.

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Preventing Fraud Following a Disaster  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

After a natural disaster, people may be susceptible to price gouging, home repair fraud and identity theft. This publication explains how to protect yourself from these problems....

Cavanagh, Joyce

2005-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

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European biofuel plans could spell disaster -environmentalresearchweb A community website from IOP Publishing Sign in Forgotten your password? Sign  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

European biofuel plans could spell disaster - environmentalresearchweb A community website from IOP. Corporate Partners Sustainable Futures Dec 17, 2007 European biofuel plans could spell disaster European Union plans to increase the use of biofuels could spell disaster for some of the world's poorest people

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Cytogenetic study of population three years after the Chernobyl disaster  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Studies after the Chernobyl Disaster revealed an increased level of chromosome aberrations in cultured lymphocytes of the inhabitants of the radiation-polluted regions. This work estimates the resolution capacity of a method of accounting for chromosomal aberrations in human lymphocyte culture. The results reveal population effects of low-dose chronic irradiation by radioactive sediments three and more years after the Chernobyl Disaster. 13 refs., 2 tabs.

Bochkov, N.P.; Katosova, L.D.; Platonova, V.I. [Research Center for Medical Genetics, Moscow (Russian Federation)] [and others

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obtaining Disaster Assistance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

? call TTY: 1-800-462-7585). You also may apply online at www.fema.gov (by clicking on ?Online Individual As- sistance Center?). FEMA does not accept applications through the mail; nor can they be completed at Disaster Recovery Centers (unless a Center...). If FEMA determines you are not eligible for assistance, you will receive a letter explaining why you were denied and how to appeal. Appeals must be made in writing and mailed within 60 days of FEMA?s decision. If you have insurance, you should contact...

Cavanagh, Joyce

2008-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

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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

Denham, Graham

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National Disaster Resilience Competition Webinar  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Communities recovering from natural disasters have an important choice: rebuild damaged areas as they were, or put investments and policy changes in place that help them to be more resilient to...

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Some Skepticism about Increasing Shareholder Power  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

2005) ([E]ffective corporate governance, which enhancesmetric for effective corporate governance. Id. at 892 (Iwould improve corporate governance and increase shareholder

Anabtawi, Iman

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

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

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Puerto Rico Disaster Decision Support Tool  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Puerto Rico Disaster Decision Support Tool: An innovative step towards community resilience Support Tool Pilot Internet-based scalable mapping server Emergency management geo-referenced information for all municipalities in Puerto Rico #12;Disaster Decision Support Tool (DDST) What is a GIS

Firestone, Jeremy

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Evolutionary Document Summarization for Disaster Management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Evolutionary Document Summarization for Disaster Management Dingding Wang Li Zheng Tao Li Yi Deng,deng}@cs.fiu.edu ABSTRACT In this poster, we develop an evolutionary document summa- rization system for discovering the changes and differences in each phase of a disaster evolution. Given a collection of document streams

Li, Tao

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Strategies for managing an environmental disaster  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The threat of an environmental disaster is a very real concern for chemical/petrochemical plants, or any corporation that moves or markets chemicals. This presentation is concerned with the top ten tips for managing an environmental disaster, including liability, debriefing employees, and cooperation with environmental agencies.

Carlson, J.E. [Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, San Francisco, CA (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving School Governance | 1 Improving School Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Improving School Governance | 1 Improving School Governance A Recommended Code of Governance for Schools: A flexible framework for strategic planning October 2012 Pilot version 1 #12;Improving School Governance | 2 #12;Improving School Governance | 3 This pilot version of the Recommended Code of Governance

Rambaut, Andrew

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Project 2012: Increasing Female Representation in Government  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Slovenia Ukraine Hungary Croatia Bosnia and Herzegovina Rep.HG) Chile (HS/HG) Croatia (HG) Finland (HS) Germany (HG)

McLean, Lindsey

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling Dynamics of Post Disaster Recovery  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Subject: Civil Engineering iii ABSTRACT Modeling Dynamics of Post Disaster Recovery. (August 2011) Ali Nejat, B.S., Zanjan University, Zanjan, Iran; M.S., Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Ivan Damnjanovic... MODELING DYNAMICS OF POST DISASTER RECOVERY A Dissertation by ALI NEJAT Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY...

Nejat, Ali

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Disaster case management and individuals with disabilities  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

following the 9/11 Twin Towers disaster. Individuals receiving disability- related services were found to require case management for a longer length of time during the long-term recovery period and to be more likely to need housing or financial assistance... disaster case management program in U.S. history. Method Participants Case managers. Two groups of participants were used for data collection. The first group consisted of case managers at NDRN affiliate offices who provided direct support, such as lo...

Stough, Laura

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Do Disaster Expectations Explain Household Portfolios?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

durable ex- penditure information; and ?nally, the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (1983-1994) that allows me to calibrate group speci?c income process parameters. Limited het- 3 erogeneity in all parameters is allowed for by estimating the structural... innovations to excess return to be correlated with innovations to per- manent or transitory income in normal market times. Allowing for such a correlation is straightforward and would reduce the ex-ante disaster probability and disaster size needed to match...

Alan, Sule

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Workforce management strategies in a disaster scenario.  

SciTech Connect (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

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Corporate Governance and Taxation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Accounting and Corporate Governance, Journal of Accounting1997) A Survey of Corporate Governance Journal of FinanceCorporate Governance and Taxation Mihir A. Desai* Harvard

Dyck, Alexander

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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School Disaster Needs for Students with Disabilities: Voices from the Field  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

10 School Disaster Planning . 15about Knowledge of School Disaster Preparedness 59STEPS, Los Angeles Unified School District. Borum, R. ,

Barnes, Jill M.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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attack disaster preparedness: Topics by E-print Network  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

and other disaster-specific information. The app is free to download 12 Climate change in the Western Cape : a disaster risk assessment of the impact on human health. Open...

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UNEP MOOC Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is launching the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Disasters and Ecosystems, which features ecosystem-based solutions for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, case studies, guest speakers, etc.

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The AROUND project: Adapting robotic disaster response to developing countries  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Reduction (WCDR) [20] stresses this necessity in points no 89 ("Advanced technologies for disaster reduction hazards. As a consequence, in cities like Hanoi, not only are disasters (floods, storms, cyclones, fires

Boyer, Edmond

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Patents to the Rescue - Disasters and Patent Law  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The patent system can play a vital role in preparing for, mitigating, reacting to, and preventing disasters. In the far term, it ensures that society continually improves its technological capacity to deal with disasters. In the near term...

Torrance, Andrew W.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear Catastrophe, Disaster-Related Environmental Injustice, and Fukushima, Japan  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Nuclear Catastrophe, Disaster-Related Environmental Injustice, and Fukushima, Japan: Prima the 2011 Japanese Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear disaster (FD) as a preliminary case study-- despite the limits Fukushima-Daiichi (FD) nuclear accident to explain disaster-related environmental injustice (DREI

Shrader-Frechette, Kristin

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After a Disaster: Recovery Safety Tips  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. Natural gas leaks are the top cause of fires after a disaster. That is why you never turn gas back on by yourself. Contact your local utility company for a trained professional to restore your gas service. ? Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon... Disaster: Recovery Safety Tips enclosed area ? even if the area has ventilation. Opening doors and windows or using fans will not prevent carbon monoxide from building up in the home. If you start to feel sick, dizzy, or weak while using a generator...

FCS Project Team - FDRM UNIT

2005-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Welfare effects of natural disasters in developing countries: an examination using multi-dimensional socioeconomic indicators  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

technologies that boosts growth. Though geophysical disasters might be expected to have a similar effect capital such as the destruction of schools and health care facilities that would not show in GDP, loss of key assets, disruption of health causing increases in child and maternal mortality and loss

Columbia University

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Hurricane/Disaster Checklist Stockpile Water!!  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

with water, including heavy contractor garbage bags o Purchase bottled water for drinking o Fill the (clean1 Hurricane/Disaster Checklist · Stockpile Water!! o Fill up as many containers as possible) bath tubs and sinks with fresh water · Get $cash, enough for food and flights out of Oahu, etc. · Gas

Wang, Yuqing

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Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Public Infrastructure (Spanish)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

%20Health%20Disaster%20Relief% 2%20Recovery%20Grant.pdf Algunos de los elegibles para este programa son: ? Hospitales rurales en condados con poblaciones de 150,000 o menos y que han sido designadas como ?reas de Escasos Recursos M?dicos (MUA) o...

Taylor, Greg

2007-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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Law and Corporate Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1997. A survey of corporate governance. J. Finan. 52(2):737-1999. Employees and Corporate Governance. Washington, DC:structural change in corporate governance. J. Law Soc. 27(

Fligstein, Neil; Choo, Jennifer

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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Needs for Robotic Assessments of Nuclear Disasters  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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

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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

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Crowd Disasters as Systemic Failures: Analysis of the Love Parade Disaster  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Each year, crowd disasters happen in different areas of the world. How and why do such disasters happen? Are the fatalities caused by relentless behavior of people or a psychological state of panic that makes the crowd 'go mad'? Or are they a tragic consequence of a breakdown of coordination? These and other questions are addressed, based on a qualitative analysis of publicly available videos and materials, which document the planning and organization of the Love Parade in Duisburg, Germany, and the crowd disaster on July 24, 2010. Our analysis reveals a number of misunderstandings that have widely spread. We also provide a new perspective on concepts such as 'intentional pushing', 'mass panic', 'stampede', and 'crowd crushs'. The focus of our analysis is on the contributing causal factors and their mutual interdependencies, not on legal issues or the judgment of personal or institutional responsibilities. Video recordings show that, in Duisburg, people stumbled and piled up due to a 'domino effect', resulting from a phenomenon called 'crowd turbulence' or 'crowd quake'. Crowd quakes are a typical reason for crowd disasters, to be distinguished from crowd disasters resulting from 'panic stampedes' or 'crowd crushes'. In Duisburg, crowd turbulence was the consequence of amplifying feedback and cascading effects, which are typical for systemic instabilities. Accordingly, things can go terribly wrong in spite of no bad intentions from anyone. Comparing the incident in Duisburg with others, we give recommendations to help prevent future crowd disasters. In particular, we introduce a new scale to assess the criticality of conditions in the crowd. This may allow preventative measures to be taken earlier on. Furthermore, we discuss the merits and limitations of citizen science for public investigation, considering that today, almost every event is recorded and reflected in the World Wide Web.

Dirk Helbing; Pratik Mukerji

2012-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Data-driven resource allocation decisions : FEMA's disaster recovery centers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Resource allocation decisions in post-disaster operations are challenging because of situational dynamics, insufficient information, organizational culture, political context, and urgency. We propose a methodology to create ...

Moline, Julia N. (Julia Nessa)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Disaster Response and Recovery Webinar | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Department of Health and Human Services to evaluate, assess, and mitigate the impacts of climate change on their disaster recovery and response programs. Under the Stafford Act,...

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Siena College Web Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Siena College Web Governance Web Governance: Roles & Responsibilities. WEB ADVISORY COMMITTEE (WAC) The Web Advisory Committee is the Owner of the Siena homepage. The Web Advisory Committee is responsible for: Providing the process that will move Siena College

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Geothermal Government Programs  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Here you'll find links to federal, state, and local government programs promoting geothermal energy development.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - amsterdam air disaster Sample Search Results  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

and the "human error" can cause technological disasters (such as air crashes, automobile... hazard and risk assessment" Abstract. Almost every natural disaster is...

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National Disaster Resilience Competition Webinar Series: Long-Term Commitment Factor  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is hosting the National Disaster Resilience Competition Webinar Series to foster awareness about the National Disaster Resilience...

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American Red Cross VOLUNTEER SERVICE AGREEMENT FOR DISASTER OPERATIONS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

American Red Cross VOLUNTEER SERVICE AGREEMENT FOR DISASTER OPERATIONS I and maintenance costs will be reimbursed by the American Red Cross, pursuant to Staff Reimbursement Procedures the American Red Cross while I am performing disaster relief work. Furthermore, I understand and accept that

Wu, Shin-Tson

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Collaborative Post-Disaster Damage Mapping via Geo Web Services  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

with geospatial services that can interact in a loosely coupled envir- onment and be used to create more suitable architecture for a collaborative post-disaster damage mapping system. We focus particularly on satellite image-based post-disaster support situations, and present our ideas for a prototype based on this architecture

Köbben, Barend

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61

Towards a Business Continuity Information Network for Rapid Disaster Recovery  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

study. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.3.4 [Information Storage and Retrieval]: Systems conducted for crisis management under terrorist attacks and emergency management services under natural propose a model for pre-disaster preparation and post-disaster business continuity/rapid recovery

Chen, Shu-Ching

62

CONFIGURING A COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL WORKSPACE FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT OF  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

a strong impact on business. Oil & gas companies are thus continuously seeking to employ processesCONFIGURING A COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL WORKSPACE FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT OF OIL & GAS OFFSHORE workspace. Finally a prototype for oil & gas offshore structures disaster management based on our multi

Barbosa, Alberto

63

LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMERGENCY PLANNING HANDBOOK  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

........................................................................................................1 Use of the Plan-made disaster. Both types of emergencies can significantly affect the supply of petroleum, electricity). · A menu of energy conservation strategies with options to reduce demand for petroleum, natural gas

64

Disaster case management: Disaster case management and individuals with disabilities following Hurricane Katrina  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

collected data from two groups; 47 case managers, who provided direct case management services to disaster survivors, and 12 case management supervisors, who oversaw the admin- istrative and managerial components of the program. All partici- pants were.... The telephone surveys conducted with each of the case man- agers and included 9 open-ended questions and 12 demographic questions. As part of the open-ended questions, case managers were asked to describe the biggest challenges that their clients...

Stough, Laura

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

65

Ecological disaster in Kuwait; A burning question  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Six million barrels of oil are going up in smoke each day in Kuwait, dumping 3.7 million pounds of toxic gases, soot, and smoke - including cancer-causing compounds - into the air each hour. This paper reports that the prognosis for the situation is dim. Even as specialized firefighting companies from the United States and Canada began arriving in Kuwait in March, oil officials there predicted dousing the fires would take at least two years and pumping up oil production to pre-war levels would take between five and 10 years. An oil well fire is a disaster. The effect on the ozone, the ecology, the marine life is massive. We aren't even breathing air here, we're just breathing smog.

Wray, T.K. (Waste Away Services, Perrysburg, OH (US))

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

66

Children with disabilities in the context of disaster: A social vulnerability perspective  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

draw on empirical studies from disaster researchers and focus on the adverse physical, psychological, and educational vulnera- bilities that children with disabilities may experi- ence in the context of disaster. We conclude with a discussion... of the theory of resilience as it per- tains to children with disabilities in disaster and outline additional research needs. Social Vulnerability and Disaster Historically, disasters have been viewed as random events that cause indiscriminate losses and suffer...

Stough, Laura

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

67

434 0169-5347/00/$ see front matter 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved. PII: S0169-5347(00)01965-0 TREE vol. 15, no. 11 November 2000 debt-ridden nations to increase govern-  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. Although the Asian timber corporations are greatly vilified these days, it is important to re- member that many European and North American companies have also had poor environmental records in the developing, through edu- cation, the public will increasingly de- mand and buy only FSC-approved timber products

Howe, Henry F.

68

Assessing the vulnerability of the fiber infrastructure to disasters  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Communication networks are vulnerable to natural disasters, such as earthquakes or floods, as well as to physical attacks, such as an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) attack. Such real- world events happen in specific geographical ...

Neumayer, Sebastian James

69

Leading a lean transformation in the wake of a disaster  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

70

When Materials Matter--Analyzing, Predicting, and Preventing Disasters  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The mission of the Architectural Surety{trademark} program at Sandia National Laboratories is to assure the performance of buildings, facilities, and other infrastructure systems under normal, abnormal, and malevolent threat conditions. Through educational outreach efforts in the classroom, at conferences, and presentations such as this one, public and professional awareness of the need to defuse and mitigate such threats is increased. Buildings, airports, utilities, and other kinds of infrastructure deteriorate over time, as evidenced most dramatically by the crumbling cities and aging buildings, bridges, and other facility systems. Natural disasters such as tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and flooding also stress the materials and structural elements of the built environment. In addition, criminals, vandals, and terrorists attack federal buildings, dams, bridges, tunnels, and other public and private facilities. Engineers and architects are beginning to systematically consider these threats during the design, construction, and retrofit phases of buildings and infrastructures and are recommending advanced research in new materials and techniques. Existing building codes and standards do not adequately address nor protect the infrastructure or the public from many of these emerging threats. The activities in Sandia National Laboratories' Architectural Surety{trademark} efforts take a risk management approach to enhancing the safety, security, and reliability of the constructed environment. The technologies and techniques developed during Sandia's 50 years as the nation's lead laboratory for nuclear weapons surety are now being applied to assessing and reducing the vulnerability of dams, to enhancing the safety and security of staff in foreign embassies, and assuring the reliability of other federal facilities. High consequence surety engineering and design brings together technological advancements, new material requirements, systems integration, and risk management to improve the safety, security, and reliability of the as-built environment. The thrust of this paper is the role that new materials can play in protecting the infrastructure. Retrofits of existing buildings, innovative approaches to the design and construction of new facilities, and the mitigation of consequences in the event of an unpreventable disaster are some of the areas that new construction materials can benefit the Architectural Surety{trademark} of the constructed environment.

MATALUCCI,RUDOLPH V.; O'CONNOR,SHARON

2000-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

71

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997 University Governance DEANS' COUNCIL Approved: October 1997 Revised: November 22, 2006 University Provost The Deans' Council is an assembly of the chief

Hardy, Christopher R.

72

Health consequences of Chernobyl disaster in Europe in general and in Norway in particular. Literature review and ecological study.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Health costs of Chernobyl disaster are still not clear.Main goal of this paper therefore is to investigate health consequences of Chernobyl disaster in Europe (outside (more)

Fedorov, Roman

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

73

Growth Versus Government Management Improvement During  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, we find that the growth rate of GDP per capita, g, decreases with p, and increases with DGCI. Further 33% of govern- ment employees has increased its GDP per capita by approximately 4% (corrected and Thermal Energy Science, School of Physical Science and Engineering, Tongji University, 200092, Shanghai

Podobnik, Boris

74

Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Public Infrastructure  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

?s Divi- sion of Emergency Management. FEMA will communicate with local governments about the process of ap- plying under its Public Assistance Program. The information also is found on the FEMA Web site http://www.fema.gov/rrr/pa/. Eligible applicants... Public Assistance pro- gram, the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), and other aid programs. USDA Rural Development assistance for water infrastructure may be available through Emer- gency Community Water Assistance Grants. http://www.usda.gov...

Taylor, Greg

2005-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

75

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

76

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

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

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...

77

Federal Government Increases Renewable Energy Use Over 1000 Percent since  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul(Summary) "of EnergyEnergyENERGYWomentheATLANTA, GA5 &ofDepartment of EnergyEnergy Management ProgramThe1999;

78

Governance & Policies Effective: 1997  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

stakeholders, review, evaluate, and recommend changes, adjustments, and updates to the General EducationGovernance & Policies Effective: 1997 Faculty Senate General Education Review Committee Approved of the term. 2. Faculty Representatives: Two members from each of the four academic units (Education

Hardy, Christopher R.

79

Exploring Humanoid Robots Locomotion Capabilities in Virtual Disaster Response Scenarios  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident that followed the 2011 Great East JapanExploring Humanoid Robots Locomotion Capabilities in Virtual Disaster Response Scenarios Karim-like motor skills to be achieved. We use virtual scenes under the fully- 3D-modeled-environment assumption

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

80

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

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81

Valuation of Government Policies and Projects  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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 governments cost of capital. Governments ...

Lucas, Deborah J.

82

Corporate governance and banking regulation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The globalisation of banking markets has raised important issues regarding corporate governance regulation for banking institutions. This research paper addresses some of the major issues of corporate governance as it relates to banking regulation...

Alexander, Kern

83

Local Government Energy Loan Program  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Through a public-private partnership with PowerSouth, Alabama's Local Government Energy Loan Program offers zero-interest loans to local governments, K-12 schools, and public colleges and...

84

High Performance Governing Body slides  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Identifies political values, working conditions of council, and different perspectives of local government elected officials and staff.

Nalbandian, John

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

85

Government Funding Opportunity Announcements  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May JunDatastreamsmmcrcalgovInstrumentsruc DocumentationP-SeriesFlickr Flickr Editor'sshortGeothermalGo Back to SchoolGovernment

86

Corporate Governance, the Environment, and the Internet  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

contemporary society: Corporate governance at a crossroads.R. (1997). A survey of corporate governance. The Journal ofCorporate Governance, the Environment, and the Internet Jane

Andrew, Jane

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

87

Lesson from Fiascos in Russian Corporate Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Cause Corporate Governance Failures . . . . . . . . . 1.understanding of how corporate governance works. See Heller,Shareholders in Corporate Governance (1999) (mimeo on file

Fox, Merritt; Heller, Michael

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

Lesson from Fiascos in Russian Corporate Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Cause Corporate Governance Failures . . . . . . . . . 1.understanding of how corporate governance works. See Heller,Shareholders in Corporate Governance (1999) (mimeo on file

Fox, Merritt B.; Heller, Michael A.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

89

Capital Structure Implications for Corporate Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A. Roell, 2002, Corporate governance and control, ECGI-Enjoying the quiet life? Corporate governance and managerialGrinstein, 2007, Corporate governance and firm value: The

Rajan, Nishanth

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

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

SciTech Connect (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

91

Government Personal Property Asset Management  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

Establishes procedures for managing Government personal property owned or leased by and in the custody of Department of Energy (DOE) Headquarters employees. Cancels HQ 1400.1.

1998-05-11T23:59:59.000Z

92

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997 Academic Policy: Undergraduate Studies ACADEMIC AMNESTY Approved: October 1997 Revised: May 16, 2007, Deans' Council March 20, 2007, Faculty Senate Former

Hardy, Christopher R.

93

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997 Academic Policy: Undergraduate Studies LEAVE of ABSENCE Approved: October 1997 Reviewed: June 4, 2007 Deans' Council, Faculty Senate Students who wish

Hardy, Christopher R.

94

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997 Academic Policy INDEPENDENT STUDY Approved: October 1997 Reviewed: June 1, 2007 Deans' Council, Faculty Senate Independent study allows the student

Hardy, Christopher R.

95

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997 Academic Policy STUDY at OTHER INSTITUTIONS Approved: October 1997 Revised: Spring 2000 Reviewed: June 1, 2007 Deans' Council, Faculty Senate Undergraduate

Hardy, Christopher R.

96

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997 Academic Policy: Graduate Studies GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS Approved: October 1997 Revised: May 24, 2007 Deans' Council Graduate assistantships are awarded

Hardy, Christopher R.

97

Local Government Revenue Bonds (Montana)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

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...

98

National Center for Digital Government National Center for Digital Government  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

-545-1108 www.umass.edu/digitalcenter September 28, 2007 NCDG Hosts Officials from Kazakhstan The National Kazakhstan on Wednesday, September 26, 2007. Amherst, MA The National Center for Digital Government (NCDG) welcomed a delegation of business and government leaders from the Republic of Kazakhstan on Wednesday

Schweik, Charles M.

99

Transition Strategies: Government Options and Market Penetration...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Strategies: Government Options and Market Penetration Scenarios Transition Strategies: Government Options and Market Penetration Scenarios Presentation on Transition Strategies:...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - accelerator disaster scenarios Sample Search...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

resilience as function of losses... , communities, regions, etc.) are vulner- able to natural disasters of various kinds such as human errors... and organizations in face of...

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101

A COMPUTABLE GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM ANALYSIS OF THE ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF THE CHERNOBYL NUCLEAR DISASTER.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??This research focused on some of the major consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and their effect on the Ukrainian economy. Specifically, it focused on (more)

Konovalchuk, Vladimir

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Innovation pathways in technology intensive government organizations : insights from NASA  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

103

University of Toronto Governing Council  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

fiVO AR BO R VELUT University of Toronto Governing Council W eb C opy UNIVERSITY FUNDS INVESTMENT://www.governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/ #12;UNIVERSITY FUNDS INVESTMENT POLICY June 21, 2007 Table of Contents 1. DESCRIPTION OF UNIVERSITY.....................................................................................................6 W eb C opy University of Toronto Governing Council--Web version 2 #12;UNIVERSITY FUNDS INVESTMENT

Boonstra, Rudy

104

Government`s response to the competitiveness problem  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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

105

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

106

The Deepwater Horizon Disaster: What Happened and Why  

SciTech Connect (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) [Stanford University

2011-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

107

A Context Driven Information Retrieval for Online Urban Disaster Management System  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A Context Driven Information Retrieval for Online Urban Disaster Management System Khaldoun ZREIK of Disaster Managing Approaches depends firmly on information and communication management system. Due to the interactive decision board, an optimised Data Base Management System, a light Geographical Information System

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

108

Geospatial Data Collection/Use in Disaster Response: A United States Nationwide  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Geospatial Data Collection/Use in Disaster Response: A United States Nationwide Survey of State to provide assistance (in the form of monies, staff, geospatial data, etc.) to states when the disaster overwhelms the resources of the state. Geospatial support is one of the forms of assistance and a frequent

Hodgson, Michael E.

109

How Accurate are Disaster Loss Data? The Case of U.S. Flood Damage  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

disaster assistance programs. Comparison of early damage estimates with actual expenditures in a California.S. National Weather Service (NWS) has compiled annual flood loss estimates for each state since 1955 the provision of disaster relief assistance, e.g., how much, when, and in what form. Loss estimates provide

Colorado at Boulder, University of

110

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

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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

111

Photo Credit: Mike Kuhman Sign-up for the USDA Crop Disaster Program anticipated in March 2005  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, a problem with sign- up dates for the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program was addressed. The USDA by damaging weather. The Crop Disaster Program, or CDP, is fully funded under this legislation the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, or NAP. However, these assistance programs are different

Florida, University of

112

(SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and green building programs available. This action plan was developed with assistance from CCSESANDAG (SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS) SUSTAINABLE REGION PROGRAM ACTION PLAN CONSULTANTREPORT Prepared For: California Energy Commission Prepared By: SANDAG, California Center for Sustainable

113

Corporate governance and insider trading  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

I investigate the relation between corporate governance and insider trading by corporate executives. Despite the general view that trade on non-public information adversely affects capital market participants, the impact ...

Rozanov, Konstantin A

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Governance & Policies Effective: October 1997 Faculty Senate COMMITTEE on COOPERATIVE EDUCATION/INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS Approved: as of 1997 review Faculty Senate Membership 1. The co-op coordinators from each

Hardy, Christopher R.

115

Stop Blaming Disasters on Forces Beyond Our Control  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

As we enter the new millennium, let us recognize that the losses resulting from natural or malevolent events that cause major property damage, severe injuries, and unnecessary death are not always due to forces beyond our control. We can prevent these losses by changing the way we think and act about design and construction projects. New tools, technologies, and techniques can improve structural safety, security, and reliability and protect owners, occupants, and users against loss and casualties. Hurricane Mitch, the African embassy bombings, the ice storms in Canada and the northeastern US last winter, the Oklahoma City bombing, flooding and earthquakes in California, tornadoes and flooding in Florida, and wildfires in the Southwest are threats to the safety and security of the public and the reliability of our constructed environment. Today's engineering design community must recognize these threats and address them in our standards, building codes, and designs. We know that disasters will continue to strike and we must reduce their impact on the public. We must demand and create innovative solutions that assure a higher level of structural performance when disasters strike.

Matalucci, R.V.

1999-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

116

Developing Government Renewable Energy Projects  

SciTech Connect (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 INLs renewable energy experiences date back to the 1980s 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 dos and donts 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

117

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

118

Supply determination and government cost accounting for federal crop programs  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

enacted during the 1980's, is instead projected to exceed $370 billion this year (CBO, 1992). The growth in annual federal budget deficits over the 1980's has caused U. S. Government debt to increase by over 400 percent over the period, or from... as econometrically estimated relationships. Once the costs were obtained, they were separated into three time frames: fiscal, calendar, and marketing years. The supply equations and the government cost parameters were then incorporated into AG-GEM, a general...

Davis, Joey Keith

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

119

Assessment of government tribology programs  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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

120

atomic bomb disaster: Topics by E-print Network  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

conversations with volunteer amateur radio operators, members of the print and broadcast media in Ft. Smith to the U.S. Congress, to local government officials in Ft. Smith and...

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University of Toronto Governing Council  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, overall cost estimate and sources of funds) as defined in the Project Planning Report Business BoardfiVO AR BO R VELUT University of Toronto Governing Council W eb C opy Policy on Capital Planning and Capital Projects June 28, 2001 To request an official copy of this policy, contact: The Office

Sun, Yu

122

Florida Atlantic University Student Government  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

: The purpose of club funding is to assist Florida Atlantic University recognized student clubs2 #12;2 Florida Atlantic University Student Government Council of Student Organizations (COSO) Boca Raton Campus Funding and Emergency Funding Policies and Procedures CHAPTER I: STATEMENTS Title A

Fernandez, Eduardo

123

Government Personal Property Asset Management  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

To establish procedures for managing Government personal owned or leased by the Department of Energy (DOE) and in the custody of DOE Headquarters employees, including those in the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), in accordance with Federal and Departmental regulations. Cancels HQ O 580.1.

2001-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

124

governance  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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125

Option prices in a model with stochastic disaster risk Sang Byung Seo  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Option prices in a model with stochastic disaster risk Sang Byung Seo University of Pennsylvania volatility curve. First draft: January 18, 2013. Seo: sangseo@wharton.upenn.edu; Wachter: jwachter

Kahana, Michael J.

126

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...

Wellborn, Michael Wayne

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

127

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

128

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

129

On the robustness of network infrastructures to disasters and physical attacks  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Networks are vulnerable to natural disasters, such as earthquakes or floods, as well as to physical attacks, such as an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) attack. Such realworld events happen in specific geographical locations ...

Neumayer, Sebastian James

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

National Disaster Resilience Competition Webinar Series: Long-Term Commitment Factor  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

In light of the recent announcement of the National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC), HUD is offering a series of webinars to discuss NDRC NOFA requirements, answer NDRC NOFA questions and...

131

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, 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...

Yuill, Stephanie Marie

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

132

Suggested strategies and best practices in private supply chain disaster response  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

133

Variations in disaster aid acquisitions among ethnic groups in a rural community  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

VARIATIONS IN DISASTER AID ACQUISITIONS AMONG ETHNIC GROUPS IN A RURAL COMMUNITY A Dissertation by Kim Blanca Galindo Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY August 2007 Major Subject: Urban and Regional Sciences VARIATIONS IN DISASTER AID ACQUISITIONS AMONG ETHNIC GROUPS IN A RURAL COMMUNITY A Dissertation by Kim Blanca Galindo...

Galindo, Kim Blanca

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

134

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION The Student Government Association, or "SGA", has the greatest student representative  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

_____________________________________________________________________________ STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION The Student Government Association, or "SGA", has the greatest student representative authority on campus. The Student Government Association receives a $4.50 per student per quarter student-assessed fee

Selmic, Sandra

135

UNC Charlotte Government Property Management Plan 1 Government Property Management Plan  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. MANAGEMENT AND ACQUISITION Under the University's property management system, the Materials ManagementUNC Charlotte Government Property Management Plan 1 Government Property Management Plan Initially approved: 21 October 2011 Updated: August 24, 2012 SCOPE This Government Property Management Plan applies

Howitt, Ivan

136

FY 2008 E-Government Act Report | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

8 E-Government Act Report FY 2008 E-Government Act Report FY 2008 E-Government Act Report FY 2008 E-Government Act Report More Documents & Publications FY 2008 E-Government Act...

137

GOVERNANCE DOCUMENTS BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

GOVERNANCE DOCUMENTS BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY BOWLING GREEN, OH 43403 Governance Document I...........................................................................................I THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY............................................................................II Membership........................................................................................II.G THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY.................................................................III Presidential

Moore, Paul A.

138

Corporate governance : the case for Asian REITs  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

At the entity level, the design of sound corporate governance mechanisms is critical for REITs that are preparing to go public. At the industry level, issues of transparency and corporate governance are consequential to ...

Tan, Denise, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Conditional tests of corporate governance theories  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Agency theories suggest that governance matters more when agency conflicts are potentially more severe. However, empirical studies often do not control for the potential severity of agency conflicts. I show that the marginal benefit of governance...

Chi, Jianxin

2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

140

Policies of different governments : persistence and interactions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

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141

Post-Graduate Government Job Search  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

at Federal Government Agencies is over 10 years. #12;25 Federal Agencies Who Hire Entry-Level Attorneys CIA

Kammen, Daniel M.

142

Open Government Plan Self Evaluation  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

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143

The Greening of Government: A Study of How Governments Define the Green Agenda  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The Greening of Government: A Study of How Governments Define the Green Agenda Executive Summary Institute for Electronic Government, IBM Corporation Page 2 This page is intentionally blank. In the green Corporation Page 3 Foreword What are governments doing to `green' themselves? How do they define their green

144

To how many politicians should government be left?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The quality of governance of institutions, corporations and countries depends on the ability of efficient decision making within the respective boards or cabinets. Opinion formation processes within groups are size dependent. It is often argued - as now e.g. in the discussion of the future size of the European Commission - that decision making bodies of a size beyond 20 become strongly inefficient. We report empirical evidence that the performance of national governments declines with increasing membership and undergoes a qualitative change in behavior at a particular group size. We use recent UNDP, World Bank and CIA data on overall government efficacy, i.e. stability, the quality of policy formulation as well as human development indices of individual countries and relate it to the country's cabinet size. We are able to understand our findings through a simple physical model of opinion dynamics in groups.

Klimek, Peter; Thurner, Stefan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Culture, Law, and Finance: Cultural Dimensions of Corporate Governance Laws  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Protection and Corporate Governance, 58 J. Fin. Econ.the legal approach to corporate governance by presenting newlegal rules of corporate governance. 5 The need to take

Licht, Amir N.; Goldschmidt, Chanan; Schwartz, Shalom H.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Corporate Governance, State-Contingent Control Rights, and Financial Distress  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

20-6:00 pm, Boalt 13 Corporate Governance, State-ContingentRobert K. Rasmussen Corporate Governance, State-ContingentTraditional accounts of corporate governance focus on how

Rasmussen, Robert K.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

Corruption, Firm Governance, and the Cost of Capital  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

David F. Larcker, Corporate governance, chief ex- ecutiveof the world. Ine?ective corporate governance combined withof the world. Weak corporate governance therefore destroys ?

Garmaise, Mark J; Liu, Jun

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

U.S. Style Corporate Governance in Korea's Largest Companies  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

E.g. , D. Gordon Smith, Corporate Governance and ManagerialPrinciples of Corporate Governance, http://www.oecd.orgdaf/Bank/OECD Global Corporate Governance Forum, Washington

Ehrlich, Craig; Kang, Dae-Seob

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

How Big a Problem is U.S. Corporate Governance?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

suggests that poor corporate governance or managerial powertheories argue that corporate governance deteriorated in thestealing CEOs or poor corporate governance cannot possibly

Kaplan, Steve

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Choice as Regulatory Reform: The Case of Japanese Corporate Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Globalization of Corporate Governance: Convergence of Formthe idea that U.S. corporate governance was a model for AsiaWoochan Kim, Does Corporate Governance Predict Firms Market

Milhaupt, Curtis

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

State Government Websites With Indian Tribe Information | Department...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

State Government Websites With Indian Tribe Information State Government Websites With Indian Tribe Information This list was compiled by the federal government's Interagency...

152

United States Government National Nuclear Security Administration...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

United States Government National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Savannah River Field Office (SRFO) Memorandum DATE: January 10, 2014 REPLY TO ATTN OF: sv (McAlhany,...

153

Requirements Governing Water Quality Standards (West Virginia)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This rule establishes the requirements governing the discharge or deposit of sewage, industrial wastes and other wastes into waters and establishes water quality standards.

154

The electoral origins of governing coalitions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

following election of 2003, cooperative patterns continued.election alliance is the explicit public commitment to enter government together. When parties indicate a cooperative

Carroll, Royce Alexander

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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.

156

On August 29th 2005, the worst natural disaster in American history struck our home.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

#12;On August 29th 2005, the worst natural disaster in American history struck our home and stabilize our economy. Then together, we can begin to work toward a shared vision of a great city For Outcomes Process 7 Restore Public Safety 8 Electricity and Gas 9 Debris Removal/Waste Removal 9 Basic

157

Smart Wireless Sensor System for Lifeline Health Monitoring under a Disaster Event  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of the acquired data and the flexibility of wireless communication technologies. We employ a non of millions. Early detection and preventive repair would be ideal but are not always possible. Therefore, real-time detection and timely damage control are the key to minimizing the adverse impact of such disaster events

Shinozuka, Masanobu

158

Resources for Pet, Poultry and Livestock Owners Affected by Natural Disasters  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Disasters Livestock and Poultry Carcass Disposal For information or guidance on building a car- cass composting pile, contact the Texas AgriLife Extension Service at 806-677-5600 or 979-845- 3931. You can also go to http://agrilifebookstore. org...

Faries Jr., Floron C.

2008-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

159

Post-Disaster Reconstruction Models in the Asia Pacific: the cases of China, Iran and  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Post-Disaster Reconstruction Models in the Asia Pacific: the cases of China, Iran and Myanmar Helen ­ Sichuan Earthquake 2008 Iran ­ Bam Earthquake 2003; Tabriz Earthquake 2012 Myanmar ­ Cyclone Nargis 2008 element in psycho-social recovery and reconstruction phase. #12;Iran Model Iran: Bam Earthquake 2003

Botea, Adi

160

NATURAL HAZARDS ON ALLUVIAL FANS: THE VENEZUELA DEBRIS FLOW AND FLASH FLOOD DISASTER  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

NATURAL HAZARDS ON ALLUVIAL FANS: THE VENEZUELA DEBRIS FLOW AND FLASH FLOOD DISASTER In December Venezuela. Rainfall on December 2-3 totaled 200 millimeters (8 inches) and was followed by a major storm, Denver, Colorado, Naples, Italy, and Vargas, Venezuela. In time scales spanning thousands of years

Eaton, L. Scott

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161

A Partition-tolerant Manycast Algorithm for Disaster Area Networks Mikael Asplund, Simin Nadjm-Tehrani  

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types of infrastructures [17], disruptions can also be caused by more commonly occurring incidents-efficient communication in inter- mittently connected networks. When the existing infrastructure is damaged or overloaded. INTRODUCTION When a natural disaster strikes, the critical infrastructure that supports our society can

162

Applying Data Mining Techniques to Address Disaster Information Management Challenges on Mobile Devices  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Applying Data Mining Techniques to Address Disaster Information Management Challenges on Mobile a collaborative solution on a mobile platform using advanced data mining and information retrieval techniques.8 [Database Applications]: Data mining; H.3.3 [Information Search and Retrieval]: Clustering; H.3.5 [Online

Chen, Shu-Ching

163

The Effects of Firm Size, Corporate Governance Quality, and Bad News on Disclosure Compliance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Motivated by calls for increased compliance, size-based regulation, and continued exemption of small firms from internal control reporting requirements, we assess the incremental effects of firm size, corporate governance quality, and bad news...

Ettredge, Michael L.; Johnstone, Karla; Stone, Mary S.; Wang, Qian

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Goodwill impairment charges under SFAS 142: role of executives' incentives and corporate governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

-the-money stock options. On the other hand, the likelihood of recognizing the existing impairment losses significantly increases when firms have stronger corporate governance, as measured by percentage of outside directors, percentage of outside directors...

Guler, Lale

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

165

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

166

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

167

Accountable Climate Governance: Dilemmas of Performance Management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Innovative forms of publicpublic, privateprivate and publicprivate partnerships that form the basis University. He has published widely on topics relating to governance networks, action research, communities). A governance network is defined here as relatively stable patterns of coordinated action and resource exchanges

Vermont, University of

168

Off-Campus Activities Policy Governance Policy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

from: 19 August 2009 1 Purpose Victoria University of Wellington recognises that it has statutoryOff-Campus Activities Policy Governance Policy © Victoria University of Wellington Page 1 Effective their supervisor(s). #12;Off-Campus Activities Policy Governance Policy © Victoria University of Wellington Page 2

Frean, Marcus

169

Student Government Under the authority of the faculty, the student government for the undergraduate  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Student Government Under the authority of the faculty, the student government for the undergraduate student body is the Student Senate. The Student Senate form of government is composed of one branch; legislative , and was established to provide an outlet for student voice, and to serve as a liaison between

Bogaerts, Steven

170

WP5-GOVERNANCE: ANALYSIS OF THE APPLICATION OF THE GOVERNANCE PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

WP5-GOVERNANCE: ANALYSIS OF THE APPLICATION OF THE GOVERNANCE PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT of sustainable development to territorial research-action. After a description of WP5 objectives and 2006, the discussion on the principles of territorial governance of sustainable development and the limits

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

171

A Multiple Network Approach to Corporate Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

In this work, we consider Corporate Governance ties among companies from a multiple network perspective. Such a structurenaturally arises from the close interrelation between the Shareholding Network and the Board of Directors network. Inorder to capture the simultaneous effects on both networks on Corporate Governance, we propose to model the Corporate Governance multiple network structure via tensor analysis. In particular, we consider the TOPHITS model, based on the PARAFAC tensor decomposition, to show that tensor techniques can be successfully applied in this context. After providing some empirical results from the Italian financial market in the univariate case, we will show that a tensor-based multiple network approach can reveal important information.

Bonacina, Fausto; Moretto, Enrico; Stefani, Silvana; Torriero, Anna

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

he chain of calamity now known as Japan's Triple Disaster began with a massive rupture in the ocean floor.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, the earthquake had already knocked out electricity, but emergency backup systems seemed to be functioning backup diesel Japan's TripleDisasterBy David Pacchioli Some 45 miles east of Japan and 18.6 miles below

McCartney, Michael S.

173

The 1,000 dollar home : a scalable business model to build disaster relief dwellings and upgrade slums  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis proposes a new model for the private markets to build disaster relief dwellings or to upgrade degraded neighborhoods of very low income communities. The study offers a way to empower the dwellers of very poor ...

Cazio, Luis (Del Cazio)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

A Fog Computing Architecture for Disaster Response Networks  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of ensuring high situational awareness and energy efficiency when such DRNs are saturated with large amounts of data. Situational awareness is increased by providing data reliably, and at a high temporal and spatial resolution. A waypoint placement algorithm...

Chenji Jayanth, Harshavardhan

2014-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

175

Evolving technologies for disaster planning in U.S. Cities  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

176

Siemens Government Services ESCO Qualification Sheet  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Fact sheet outlines the energy service company (ESCO) qualification for Siemens Government Services in relation to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) energy savings performance contracts (ESPC).

177

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT EARNINGS FORECAST  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

178

Lakeshore Management by Local Governments (Montana)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This statute grants primary authority to local governments to establish laws and regulations to conserve and protect lakes in their jurisdiction, provided that this authority is used to maintain...

179

Government Export Support in a Global Era.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Doctor of Philosophy(PhD)%%%Globalisation in general and trade liberalisation in particular have impacted on many areas of industrialised governments foreign economic policy. Export support is an (more)

Molnar, Krisztina

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Whose city? : redevelopment and governance in Boston  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

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181

MATTHEW WRIGHT Assistant Professor, Department of Government  

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MATTHEW WRIGHT Assistant Professor, Department of Government School of Public-REVIEWED (Forth.) Reeskens, T., & Wright, M. "Host Country Patriotism Among European Studies. (Forth.) Citrin, J., Levy, M., & Wright, M. "Multicultural Policy

Lansky, Joshua

182

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

183

Performance Contracting and Energy Efficiency in the State Government Market  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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

184

Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Small Businesses and the Self-Employed  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

is www.tdi.state.tx.us. Replacing Lost Income Benefits for Disaster Unemployment Assis- tance (DUA) are available through the Texas Workforce Commission to persons (including the self-employed) who have lost all or part of their livelihood because... location. The number is 1-800-233-3405. Rebuilding the Business: What are the choices? Assess damage: Decide who will be responsible for assessing damage. That person should decide whether the facility is salvageable, whether lost or damaged equipment...

Brown, Pamela J.; Cavanagh, Joyce

2005-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

185

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

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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

186

Learn How To Grow Your Business Through Government Contracting  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

OPEN for Government Contracts presents: Summit for Success is a FREE event hosted by American Express OPEN. The "Grow Your Business Through Government Contracting events are FREE, day-long events focusing on small business government contracting.

187

Law, Politics and Markets of Corporate Governance: Institutional Investors' Influence  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

S. , The State of Corporate Governance Research, 23 R.What Matters in Corporate Governance? , 22 R. Fin. StudiesLegitimacy and Corporate Governance, 32 Del. J. Corp. L.

Carniglia, Stephen Davis

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

administration local government: Topics by E-print Network  

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M. J. Molina 1997-01-01 313 A Primer on iCTs And GovernAnCe FOREST GOVERNANCE 2.0 Renewable Energy Websites Summary: 3 2. FraMEwOrk aNd...

189

Performance Contracting and Energy Efficiency in the State Government Market  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

only electricity consumption. State Government Buildings:government facilities while no shading indicates consumption of electricityGovernment Market Note: Blue shading indicates energy consumption of all types of fuels while no shading indicates consumption of electricity

Bharvirkar, Ranjit

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Next Generation of Government Summit | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Next Generation of Government Summit Next Generation of Government Summit July 25, 2013 1:15PM EDT to July 26, 2013 9:15PM EDT Washington DC GovLoop and Young Government Leaders...

191

Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments (Book), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments...

192

Before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

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

193

DOE to Address Small Businesses Barriers in Government Contracting...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

to Address Small Businesses Barriers in Government Contracting at Waste Management Conference DOE to Address Small Businesses Barriers in Government Contracting at Waste Management...

194

Streamlining the Government Contracting Process, One System at...  

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Streamlining the Government Contracting Process, One System at a Time Streamlining the Government Contracting Process, One System at a Time July 31, 2012 - 1:31pm Addthis...

195

Performance Contracting and Energy Efficiency in the State Government...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Performance Contracting and Energy Efficiency in the State Government Market Performance Contracting and Energy Efficiency in the State Government Market Reviews the magnitude of...

196

Oncor Electric Delivery- Government and Education Facilities Program  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Government Facilities Program was developed to provide viable energy efficiency and demand reduction solutions for city and county owned and operated facilities. As part of the Government...

197

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

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

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...

198

HASKELL & WHITE CORPORATEREPORTING & GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE SERIES Blending Theory with Practice  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

HASKELL & WHITE CORPORATEREPORTING & GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE SERIES Blending Theory with Practice The 13th Haskell & White Corporate Reporting & Governance conference is intended to provide opportunities

de Lijser, Peter

199

NCAI Tribal Self-Governance Annual Consultation Conference  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This conference provides self-governance Tribes, federal partners, and others with an interest in self-governance a forum to discuss the leading topics in tribal communities.

200

Power Purchase Agreement Checklist for State and Local Governments...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Checklist for State and Local Governments Power Purchase Agreement Checklist for State and Local Governments Provides a detailed guide to power purchase agreements for state and...

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201

Multilateral, regional and bilateral energy trade governance  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The current international energy trade governance system is fragmented and multi-layered. Streamlining it for greater legal cohesiveness and international political and economic cooperation would promote global energy security. The current article explores three levels of energy trade governance: multilateral, regional and bilateral. Most energy-rich countries are part of the multilateral trading system, which is institutionalized by the World Trade Organization (WTO). The article analyzes the multilateral energy trade governance system by focusing on the WTO and energy transportation issues. Regionally, the article focuses on five major regional agreements and their energy-related aspects and examines the various causes that explain the proliferation of regional trade agreements, their compatibility with WTO law, and then provides several examples of regional energy trade governance throughout the world. When it comes to bilateral energy trade governance, this article only addresses the European Unions (EU) bilateral energy trade relations. The article explores ways in which gaps could be filled and overlaps eliminated whilst remaining true to the high-level normative framework, concentrating on those measures that would enhance EU energy security.

Leal-Arcas, Rafael; Grasso, Costantino; Rios, Juan Alemany (Queen Mary Univ. of London (United Kingdom))

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Using government purchasing power to reduce equipment standby power  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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

203

Singapore's Economic Balancing Act: How a Company's Collapse Challenged the Country's New Corporate Governance Regime  

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THE COUNTRY'S NEW CORPORATE GOVERNANCE REGIME Sam RosemeON SINGAPORE'S CORPORATE GOVERNANCE REGIME . A.CORPORATE GOVERNANCE .. B. CHINA'S

Roseme, Sam

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTMENT PAYS OFF AS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTMENT PAYS OFF AS SFU RESEARCH COMES OF AGE November 2013 of Canada allow us to provide the tools and support researchers need to stay at the cutting edge and transformative outputs that stimulate Canada's innovation ecosystem. As SFU nears its 50th anniversary in 2015

205

Political Science Division Hatfield School of Government  

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Political Science Division Hatfield School of Government Minor in Law & Legal Studies Program, emphasizing the political, social, cultural, and philosophical foundations and impacts of law and legal campus who are interested in the relationship of law to politics, society, and culture. While the core

Bertini, Robert L.

206

EPA`s local governments reimbursement program  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Under the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), section 123 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), Congress enacted the Local Governments Reimbursement (LGR) Program. The program`s goal is to provide financial relief to local governments that conduct emergency measures in response to releases or threats of releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants. The intent of this program is to supply reimbursements of up to $25,000 per incident to the most deserving applicants, specifically local governments, for responses that exceed funds normally available for temporary emergency measures. These monies provide greatly needed support when potentially responsible party (PRP) searches and other cost recovery efforts fail. The standards and the approach for this program are set forth in 40 CFR Part 310, and are consistent with the overall policies and goals of the Superfund program. The maximum amount allocated to the reimbursement program is equal to 0.1 percent of the total amount appropriated for the Superfund, or approximately $1.7 million per year. A major focus of this program is to make known the availability of these funds for reimbursement to local governments in need of financial assistance. This paper highlights the features of this program, illustrates the types of incidents that have been awarded reimbursement, and describes common mistakes to be avoided when applying for reimbursement.

Zeller, E.; Ferguson, J. [Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC (United States). Emergency Response Division; Catalano, J.; Lally, R. [Booz Allen and Hamilton, Bethesda, MD (United States)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

207

EPA`s Local Governments Reimbursement Program  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Under the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), section 123 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), Congress enacted the Local Governments Reimbursement (LGR) Program. The program`s goal is to provide financial relief to local governments that conduct emergency measures in response to releases or threats of releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants. The intent of this program is to supply reimbursements of up to $25,000 per incident to the most deserving applicants, specifically local governments, for responses that exceed funds normally available for temporary emergency measures. These monies provide greatly needed support when potentially responsible party (PRP) searches and other cost-recovery efforts fail. The standards and the approach for this program are set forth in 40 CFR Part 310, and are consistent with the overall policies and goals of the Superfund program. The maximum amount allocated to the reimbursement program is equal to 0.1 percent of the total amount appropriated for the Superfund, or approximately $1.7 million per year. A major focus of this program is to make known the availability of these funds for reimbursement to local governments in need of financial assistance. This paper highlights the features of this program, illustrates the types of incidents that have been awarded reimbursement, and describes common mistakes to be avoided when applying for reimbursement.

Zeller, E.; Ferguson, J. [Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC (United States). Emergency Response Division; Catalano, J.; Lally, R. [Booz Allen and Hamilton, McLean, VA (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

208

University Policy No.: GV0225 Classification: Governance  

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University Policy No.: GV0225 Classification: Governance Approving Authority: Board of Governors RISK MANAGEMENT POLICY Effective Date: March/07 Supersedes: April/04 Last Editorial Change: Mandated Review: Purpose 1.00 The main purpose of this policy is to provide direction to the members

Victoria, University of

209

University Policy No.: GV0215 Classification: Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

University Policy No.: GV0215 Classification: Governance POLICY ON INTELLECTUAL Approving Authority Review: This policy now forms part of the Faculty Framework Agreement as Appendix D APPLICATION This policy applies to intellectual property (IP) created by members of the University in their University

Victoria, University of

210

University Policy No.: GV0230 Classification: Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

University Policy No.: GV0230 Classification: Governance POLICY ON AUDITOR INDEPENDENCE: Approving AND OTHER NON- Supersedes: May/05 AUDIT SERVICES Last Editorial Change: Mandated Review: 1. POLICY PURPOSE The main purpose of this policy is to ensure procurement of audit, tax and other non- audit services does

Victoria, University of

211

University Policy No.: GV0200 Classification: Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

University Policy No.: GV0200 Classification: Governance POLICY ON HUMAN RIGHTS, EQUITY Approving: Mandated Review: 1. POLICY PURPOSE The University of Victoria's vision is to be a university of choice an active commitment to human rights, equity, fairness, and enhanced diversity. This policy responds

Victoria, University of

212

West Virginia University 1 Governance and Administration  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

West Virginia University 1 Governance and Administration In this Section: · Governor of West Virginia · West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission · West Virginia University Board of Governors · West Virginia University Administration · Senior Administration · Deans · Directors Governor of West

Mohaghegh, Shahab

213

University Policy No.: GV0660 Classification: Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

University Policy No.: GV0660 Classification: Governance STATEMENT OF POLICY Approving Authority be appointed for her or his intellectual and administrative abilities, devotion to education and research and assessment within the Faculty or Division, including the development of curriculum, programs and plans

Victoria, University of

214

University Policy No.: GV0710 Classification: Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

University Policy No.: GV0710 Classification: Governance POLICY ON CHAIRS OF Approving Authority on the basis of intellectual and administrative abilities; devotion to education, teaching and research; judgment and qualities of leadership. In a professional program, the Chair may be expected to hold

Victoria, University of

215

Introduction That fracture is governed by processes  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Introduction That fracture is governed by processes occurring over a wide range of length scales has been recognized since the earli- est developments of modern fracture me- chanics. Griffith's study by several decades the first at- tempts to apply atomistically grounded traction-separation laws to fracture

Beltz, Glenn E.

216

Government Documents Department Boston Public Library  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Government Documents Department Boston Public Library 700 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116 617://www.wipo.int) with my own commentary sprinkled in. Before we delve into patent searching, let's cover some background States or from importing the invention into the United States. There are three types of patents: utility

Shamos, Michael I.

217

GOVERNANCE DOCUMENT DEPARTMENT OF INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 GOVERNANCE DOCUMENT DEPARTMENT OF INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY January 23, 2014 The faculty otherwise specified, the following document refers to the IB Department and its personnel only. 1 with the Regular Faculty. The Search Committee will develop a list of candidates, manage the interviews

Lajeunesse, Marc J.

218

Multi-level governance revisited: comparing the strategies of interest representation of legislative regions in EU environmental policy- making.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Since the 1980s, regions have taken a strong interest in EU policy-making and increasingly demanded representation in the process. This has given rise to the concept of multi-level governance (MLG) in EU policy-making, ...

Hgenauer, Anna-Lena

2011-07-04T23:59:59.000Z

219

Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised) (Brochure), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)  

Office of Energy Efficiency and 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.

220

Governance from Below in Bolivia: A Theory of Local Government with Two Empirical Tests  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Needs? Evidence from Bolivia. Journal of Public Economics,firms. 14. Associated in Bolivia much more with nutritionalFaguet, Governance from Below in Bolivia: A Theory of Local

Faguet, Jean-Paul

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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221

Natural disasters and the gas pipeline system. Topical report, August 1994-June 1995  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Episodic descriptions are provided of the effect of the Loma Prieta earthquake (1989) on the gas pipeline systems of Pacific Gas & Electric Company and the City of Palo Alto and of the Northridge earthquake (1994) on Southern California Gas` pipeline system. The emergency response plans and activities of South Carolina Electric & Gas Company during hurricane Hugo (1989) and of City Gas Company of Florida and other small gas companies during hurricane Andrew (1992) are also reviewed. Descriptions of the great Flood of 1993 and its effects on the operations of Iowa-Illinois Gas & Electric Company and Laclede Gas Company and of the San Jacinto River Floods on the transmission lines of Valero Gas Co. are also provided. Local and federal regulatory requirements, and the current practices by the gas industry for dealing with natural disasters, such as through preventive measures (e.g., strapping of water heaters, excess flow valves), and the tracking of weather-related events are described. The important role that preplanning and coordination with the local emergency response bodies and other gas utilities plays during a natural disaster is examined.

Atallah, S.; Saxena, S.; Martin, S.B.; Willowby, A.B.; Alger, R.

1996-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

222

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of government, public authorities (such as state-managed utility companies), commercial entities, volunteer requires a broader participation of government and industry. In large urban areas such as Los Angeles and New York, it is not uncommon for each city within a county to have its own EOC where rep- resentatives

Kalashnikov, Dmitri V.

223

The photovoltaic manufacturing technology project: A government/industry partnership  

SciTech Connect (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

224

Analysis of a Japan government intervention on the domestic agriculture market  

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We investigate an economic system in which one large agent - the Japan government changes the environment of numerous smaller agents - the Japan agriculture producers by indirect regulation of prices of agriculture goods. The reason for this intervention was that before the oil crisis in 1974 Japan agriculture production prices exhibited irregular and large amplitude changes. By means of analysis of correlations and a combination of singular spectrum analysis (SSA), principal component analysis (PCA), and time delay phase space construction (TDPSC) we study the influence of the government measures on the domestic piglet prices and production in Japan. We show that the government regulation politics was successful and leaded (i) to a decrease of the nonstationarities and to increase of predictability of the piglet price; (ii) to a coupling of the price and production cycles; (iii) to increase of determinism of the dynamics of the fluctuations of piglet price around the year average price. The investigated case...

Vitanov, N K; Jordanov, I P; Managi, S; Demura, K; Vitanov, Nikolay K.; Sakai, Kenshi; Jordanov, Ivan P.; Managi, Shunsuke; Demura, Katsuhiko

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Productivity increases in science  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The study quantifies the impact on the cost of experimentation of synergistic advancements in instrumentation, theory, and computation over the last two decades. The study finds that the productivity of experimental investigation (experimental results/$) is increasing as science is transformed from a linear, isolated approach to a hierarchical, multidisciplinary approach. Developments such as massively parallel processors coupled with instrumental systems with multiple probes and diverse data analysis capabilities will further this transformation and increase the productivity of scientific studies. The complexities and scale of today`s scientific challenges are much greater than in the past, however, so that the costs of research are increasing. Even though science is much more productive in terms of the experimental results, the challenges facing scientific investigators are increasing at an even faster pace. New approaches to infrastructure investments must capitalize on the changing dynamics of research and allow the scientific community to maximize gains in productivity so that complex problems can be attacked cost-effectively. Research strategies that include user facilities and coordinated experimental, computational, and theoretical research are needed.

Danko, J.E. [ed.; Young, J.K.; Molton, P.M.; Dirks, J.A.

1993-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Productivity increases in science  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The study quantifies the impact on the cost of experimentation of synergistic advancements in instrumentation, theory, and computation over the last two decades. The study finds that the productivity of experimental investigation (experimental results/$) is increasing as science is transformed from a linear, isolated approach to a hierarchical, multidisciplinary approach. Developments such as massively parallel processors coupled with instrumental systems with multiple probes and diverse data analysis capabilities will further this transformation and increase the productivity of scientific studies. The complexities and scale of today's scientific challenges are much greater than in the past, however, so that the costs of research are increasing. Even though science is much more productive in terms of the experimental results, the challenges facing scientific investigators are increasing at an even faster pace. New approaches to infrastructure investments must capitalize on the changing dynamics of research and allow the scientific community to maximize gains in productivity so that complex problems can be attacked cost-effectively. Research strategies that include user facilities and coordinated experimental, computational, and theoretical research are needed.

Danko, J.E. (ed.); Young, J.K.; Molton, P.M.; Dirks, J.A.

1993-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

Correlating Radioactive Material to Sea Surface Temperature off the Coast of Japan: The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, causing a loss-of-coolant accident which eventually led to nuclear meltdown. Over the course Daiichi Nuclear Disaster Maya R. Pincus Department of Geology, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez e on the island. One of the most devastating results of this was the damage to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant

Gilbes, Fernando

228

JOURNAL OF LIGHTWAVE TECHNOLOGY, VOL. 30, NO. 16, AUGUST 15, 2012 2563 Design of Disaster-Resilient  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

-Resilient Optical Datacenter Networks M. Farhan Habib, Massimo Tornatore, Marc De Leenheer, Ferhat Dikbiyik delivered by datacenter networks yield new opportunities to provide protection against disasters. Cloud is generally ensured by providing a backup path to the same destination (i.e., a datacenter), which is link

California at Davis, University of

229

Study: Exposure to crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster causes swimming deficiencies in juvenile mahi mahi  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of large fish Crude oil spreads across a wide swath of the Gulf of Mexico during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon. The four million barrels of crude oil that spewed into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's failed oil drillingStudy: Exposure to crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster causes swimming deficiencies

Grosell, Martin

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When preparing for a disaster, it is important to provide for an adequate supply of water for drinking and cook-  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in a household needs about 2 quarts of liquid per day for drinking and cooking. This can come from water for drinking as well as other liquids, such as juices or soft drinks. Additional clean water is neededWhen preparing for a disaster, it is important to provide for an adequate supply of water

Liskiewicz, Maciej

231

EXTREME EVENTS: OBSERVATIONS, MODELING AND ECONOMICS, VOL. ???, XXXX, DOI:10.1029/, Impacts of natural disasters on a dynamic economy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of natural disasters on a dynamic economy Andreas Groth,1,2 Patrice Dumas,3,1 Michael Ghil,1,2,4 and St.S. economy, based on multivariate singular spectrum analysis. We analyze a total of nine aggregate indicators in a 52-year interval (1954­2005) and demonstrate that the be- havior of the U.S. economy changes

Ghil, Michael

232

1 INTRODUCTION Alternative energy sources have increasingly gained  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 INTRODUCTION Alternative energy sources have increasingly gained the interest for governments it is required, is a major concern for alternative energy systems. Profits and environmental benefits, research institutes, academia, and industry in order to advance the penetration of sustainable energy

Sandborn, Peter

233

Report to Congress on the Progress of the Federal Government...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

on the Progress of the Federal Government in Meeting the Renewable Goals of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 Report to Congress on the Progress of the Federal Government in...

234

The United States Releases its Open Government National Action Plan  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Today, President Obama signs the Open Government Partnership declaration, unveiling the U.S. Open Government National Action Plan. At the Energy Department, we are committed to creating a more...

235

Effective Ways for Tribal Governments to Work with Utilities...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Effective Ways for Tribal Governments to Work with Utilities Effective Ways for Tribal Governments to Work with Utilities September 30, 2015 11:00AM to 12:30PM MDT Tribal utility...

236

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

237

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

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

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...

238

2012 Internship Handbook Master in Northern Governance and  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

2012 Internship Handbook Master in Northern Governance and Development Program University of Saskatchewan #12;2 1. Objectives of the Internship.................................................................................................................................................9 1. Objectives of the Internship The internship component of the Master in Northern Governance

Peak, Derek

239

Technology, Government, Business, and Universities: The Innovation Ecosystem  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The purpose of this presentation is to present an overview of the roles of the government, business enterprises,

Tang, Victor

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

Broadening Industry Governance to Include Nonproliferation  

SciTech Connect (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 thatthrough collaborative meansthe effectiveness of the international nonproliferation systemcan 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 companys 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

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Government Agency Contacts | Critical Materials Institute  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

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242

Government Purchase Card Program | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

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243

Open Government Technology Summit | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

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244

Yancheng Municipal Government | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

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245

Possible Savings Through Changes in Local Government.  

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KO. 540, TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION salaries" to various county officers, and these amounts supplement the income from fees. Thus, the actual salary received by a particular county officer is computed by totaling his fee income from all... that consolidation would save $2.91 per capita in the counties having fewer than 5,000 people. This amount is equal to 21 per cent oi the total cost of county govern- ment, 25 per cent of tlie operating costs, and 63 per cent of tlie casts affected...

Bradshaw, H. C.; Gabbard, L. P. (Letcher P.)

1937-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Page 1 of 5 Water Governance in Southern Africa  

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Darling Basin, rural water trading, water demand, urban water pricing and management, optimal water allocation Page 1 of 5 Water Governance in Southern Africa: UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance The ANUUNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance

Botea, Adi

247

The Future of Government Lessons Learned from around the World  

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i The Future of Government Lessons Learned from around the World A Discussion Paper Global Agenda and Lessons Learned Singapore: E-Government Strategy United Arab Emirates: An Evolving Holistic Approach of Government: Lessons Learned from around the World, a discussion paper elaborated by the World Economic Forum

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

248

Coordination of Excitation and Governing Control Based on Fuzzy Logic  

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Coordination of Excitation and Governing Control Based on Fuzzy Logic Taiyou Yong, Robert H. In this paper, we present a fuzzy logic based method for the excitation control and governing control. Fuzzy, Transient stability, Fuzzy logic, Excitation and governing control. 1. Introduction Power system stability

249

Residential propane prices increase  

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Residential propane prices increase  

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Residential propane prices increase  

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252

Residential propane prices increase  

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253

Energy Efficiency Policy in the United States: Overview of Trends at Different Levels of Government  

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This report catalogs by sector--buildings, transportation, industrial, and power--energy efficiency policies at the federal, state, and local levels, and identifies some prominent policy trends. Four key findings emerged from this report: 1) leadership on energy efficiency is necessary--and is found--at each level of government; 2) there is no widely accepted methodology for evaluating energy efficiency policies; 3) coordination among the three levels of government--and across sectors--is increasingly important, and there are opportunities to significantly improve policy performance through a unified strategy; and 4) there are efficiencies to be gained by informing policies in one sector with experience from others.

Doris, E.; Cochran, J.; Vorum, M.

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

The greatest disaster: the failure of Great Britain's Ottoman Empire Policy, 1914  

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British decision-makers to pursue a policy rife with contradictory, often self-defeating aims. At the same time, British diplomats in Constantinople misjudged the nature of the Ottoman government and missed opportunities to improve Anglo-Turkish relations...

Rayburn, Joel Dawson

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

255

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

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Government has initiated several controversial development projects. Indeed, in every major environmentally disruptive project sanctioned since the mid-1980s ? the Narmada River and the Tehri Hydel hydroelectric dam projects, and the Kaiga nuclear power...

Stephens, Robert Mitchell

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Student Government Under the authority of the faculty, the student government for the undergraduate student body is  

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1 Student Government Under the authority of the faculty, the student government for the undergraduate student body is the Student Senate. The Student Senate form of government is composed of one branch; legislative, and was established to provide an outlet for student voice, and to serve

Bogaerts, Steven

257

Fixing the national security state: commissions and the politics of disaster and reform  

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peopleincluding at least one private citizenmandated by an official act of the federal government to produce a report within four years. The commission must be a corporate body with a public identity, but must not be a standing or continuing panel... .......186 Acknowledgements..........201 Bibliography.....202 But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? If men were angels...

Kirchhoff, Christopher

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

258

Woodfuel scoping study Increasing the use of woodfuel as a substitute for fossil fuels is important  

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Woodfuel scoping study Increasing the use of woodfuel as a substitute for fossil fuels is important tonnes of material a year from currently UMW in England by 2020. New government subsidies for heat

259

Solar Photovoltaic Financing: Deployment on Public Property by State and Local Governments  

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State and local governments have grown increasingly aware of the economic, environmental, and societal benefits of taking a lead role in U.S. implementation of renewable energy, particularly distributed photovoltaic (PV) installations. Recently, solar energy's cost premium has declined as a result of technology improvements and an increase in the cost of traditional energy generation. At the same time, a nationwide public policy focus on carbon-free, renewable energy has created a wide range of financial incentives to lower the costs of deploying PV even further. These changes have led to exponential increases in the availability of capital for solar projects, and tremendous creativity in the development of third-party ownership structures. As significant users of electricity, state and local governments can be an excellent example for solar PV system deployment on a national scale. Many public entities are not only considering deployment on public building rooftops, but also large-scale applications on available public lands. The changing marketplace requires that state and local governments be financially sophisticated to capture as much of the economic potential of a PV system as possible. This report examines ways that state and local governments can optimize the financial structure of deploying solar PV for public uses.

Cory, K.; Coughlin, J.; Coggeshall, C.

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

The Network Pump is a Govern-ment off-the-shelf (GOTS) High As-  

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The Network Pump® is a Govern- ment off-the-shelf (GOTS) High As- surance "One-Way" Guard that ena of acknowledgement. The Network Pump® implements a NRL- patented algorithm that statistically modulates the delay Pump® works with any operating system on any hardware platform that supports a TCP/IP network. NRL

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261

Japanese Corporate Governance: The Hidden Problems of the Corporate Law and Their Solutions  

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norm. Japanese Corporate Governance: The Hidden Problems ofsame time. Arguments on corporate governance can be dividedinto two types: corporate governance in the narrow sense and

Shishido, Zenichi

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Comparative Corporate Governance: Findings from a Workshop, March 14-15, 2008  

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of Chicago, Corporate Governance: History withoutComparative Corporate Governance Findings from a Workshopon Comparative Corporate Governance, March 14-15, 2008

Huberty, Mark; Newsome, Akasemi; Street, Alex; Ziegler, J. Nicholas

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

The Maximands of Corporate Governance: A Theory of Values and Cognitive Style  

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roots of American corporate governance. See Mark J. Roe, Aover the maximands of corporate governance. 4 My goal ison the maximands of corporate governance, that identifies

Licht, Amir

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Firm Value and Corporate Governance: How the Former Determines the Latter  

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The Econometrics of Corporate Governance Studies, Cambridge,Firm Value and Corporate Governance: How the FormerAbstract A model of corporate governance must explain (i)

Hermalin, Benjamin E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Changes in Japanese Corporate Law and Governance: Revisiting the Convergence Debate  

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of Path Dependence in Corporate Governance and Ownership.Convergence in Corporate Governance and Its Implicatins.2001). Globalizing Corporate Governance: Convergence of Form

Shishido, Zenichi

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Corporate Governance from a Comparative Perspective: Specific Applications of the Duty of Loyalty in Korea  

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transaction. Kon S. Kim, Corporate Governance in Korea, 8 J.ARTICLES CORPORATE GOVERNANCE FROM A COMPARATIVEof Care Standard in Corporate Governance, 75 IOWA L. REV. 1,

Kwon, Jae Yeol

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework & Survey  

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Era of Heightened Corporate Governance, New York UniversityThe Emergence of Corporate Governance from Wall St. to MainAnna, ed. , Corporate Governance and Firm Organization,

Adams, Renee; Hermalin, Benjamin E.; Weisbach, Michael S.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

WC_1990_003__CLASS_WAIVER_of_the_Government_US_and_Foreign_P...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

03CLASSWAIVERoftheGovernmentUSandForeignP.pdf WC1990003CLASSWAIVERoftheGovernmentUSandForeignP.pdf WC1990003CLASSWAIVERoftheGovernmentUSandForeign...

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WC_1990_008_CLASS_WAIVER_for_the_Governments_US_and_Foreign_...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

8CLASSWAIVERfortheGovernmentsUSandForeign.pdf WC1990008CLASSWAIVERfortheGovernmentsUSandForeign.pdf WC1990008CLASSWAIVERfortheGovernmentsUSandForeign...

270

Governance of the International Linear Collider Project  

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Governance models for the International Linear Collider Project are examined in the light of experience from similar international projects around the world. Recommendations for one path which could be followed to realize the ILC successfully are outlined. The International Linear Collider (ILC) is a unique endeavour in particle physics; fully international from the outset, it has no 'host laboratory' to provide infrastructure and support. The realization of this project therefore presents unique challenges, in scientific, technical and political arenas. This document outlines the main questions that need to be answered if the ILC is to become a reality. It describes the methodology used to harness the wisdom displayed and lessons learned from current and previous large international projects. From this basis, it suggests both general principles and outlines a specific model to realize the ILC. It recognizes that there is no unique model for such a laboratory and that there are often several solutions to a particular problem. Nevertheless it proposes concrete solutions that the authors believe are currently the best choices in order to stimulate discussion and catalyze proposals as to how to bring the ILC project to fruition. The ILC Laboratory would be set up by international treaty and be governed by a strong Council to whom a Director General and an associated Directorate would report. Council would empower the Director General to give strong management to the project. It would take its decisions in a timely manner, giving appropriate weight to the financial contributions of the member states. The ILC Laboratory would be set up for a fixed term, capable of extension by agreement of all the partners. The construction of the machine would be based on a Work Breakdown Structure and value engineering and would have a common cash fund sufficiently large to allow the management flexibility to optimize the project's construction. Appropriate contingency, clearly apportioned at both a national and global level, is essential if the project is to be realised. Finally, models for running costs and decommissioning at the conclusion of the ILC project are proposed. This document represents an interim report of the bodies and individuals studying these questions inside the structure set up and supervised by the International Committee for Future Accelerators (ICFA). It represents a request for comment to the international community in all relevant disciplines, scientific, technical and most importantly, political. Many areas require further study and some, in particular the site selection process, have not yet progressed sufficiently to be addressed in detail in this document. Discussion raised by this document will be vital in framing the final proposals due to be published in 2012 in the Technical Design Report being prepared by the Global Design Effort of the ILC.

Foster, B.; /Oxford U.; Barish, B.; /Caltech; Delahaye, J.P.; /CERN; Dosselli, U.; /INFN, Padua; Elsen, E.; /DESY; Harrison, M.; /Brookhaven; Mnich, J.; /DESY; Paterson, J.M.; /SLAC; Richard, F.; /Orsay, LAL; Stapnes, S.; /CERN; Suzuki, A.; /KEK, Tsukuba; Wormser, G.; /Orsay, LAL; Yamada, S.; /KEK, Tsukuba

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

271

Recommendations for Sustaining Sustainability Initiatives in City Government  

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Associations GreenPrint Green Buildings/ Governance Other Partnership with Businesses Company Donation GreenPrint Incentives Offered by Companies to Users (e.g., utility companies) Solid Waste Xcel Energy Green Buildings/ Governance Discount... the states energy come from alternative fuels is an example where local utility companies were encouraged to cooperate with Denvers efforts to decrease the Citys overall energy use. Solid waste programs are another area prone to government interest. At its core, garbage...

Boxumm-Debolt, Krystal; Edson, Greg; Holtzman, Karina; Jackson, Melissa; McCurdy, Nancy; Miller, David; Profaizer, Richard; Reinert, Doug; Wilburn, Sonta; Williams, Carla

2012-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

272

Memorandum of Understanding the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and  

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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 People's Republic of China, hereinafter

273

Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments...  

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SOLAR ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM SOLAR POWERING YOUR COMMUNITY: A GUIDE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Second edition Cities and local communities across the country are recognizing that...

274

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

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Management, Organization and Procurement of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives Gregory H. Friedman: Before the Subcommittee on...

275

William S. Maharay: Before the Subcommittee on Government Management...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Management, Organization and Procurement Committee on Oversight and Government Reform U.S. House Testimony of William S. Maharay, Deputy Inspector General for Audit...

276

CONVERSION OF DOE TECHNICAL STANDARDS TO NON-GOVERNMENT STANDARDS  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

PurposeThis procedure provides guidance on the conversion of DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary Consensus Standards (VCSs), also referred to as non-Government standards.

277

The UK Forestry Standard The governments' approach to sustainable forestry  

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) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence. To view. Keywords: biodiversity; climate change; ecosystem services; environment; forestry; historic environment

278

The Public, the Private and the Hybrid: Mapping the Governance...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: The Public, the Private and the Hybrid: Mapping the Governance of Energy Finance AgencyCompany Organization: Economic...

279

STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS CLASS WANER OF THE GOVERNMENT'S  

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the requirements of DOE's regulations covering contracts, cooperative agreements and grants are not applicable. Because no government funds are provided to the Proprietary...

280

STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS CLASS WAIVER OF THE GOVERNMENT'S  

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such application is filed, including its serial number and filing date. 3. USER hereby grants to the Government a nonexclusive, nontransferable, irrevocable, paid-up license to...

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Empowering Communities in the Age of E-Government | Department...  

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in the Age of E-Government (March 2006) More Documents & Publications Technology Transfer for Brownfields Redevelopment Project Environmental Justice and Public...

282

Mandating Solar Hot Water by California Local Governments: Legal Issues  

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the legality of solar mandates in California cities andCITIES & CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION, SOLAR HANDBOOK FORMandating Solar Hot Water By California Local Governments:

Hoffman,, Peter C.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Towards an Understanding of Board IT Governance: Antecedents and Consequences.  

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??Board involvement in Information Technology (IT) governance and the antecedents and consequences of such involvement are examined from both a theoretical and practical perspective. Practitioner (more)

Jewer, Jennifer

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS CLASS WAIVER OF THE GOVERNMENT'S...  

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facilities of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) in and near Idaho Falls, Idaho. These Government-owned, Contractor-operated facilities have for some...

285

CHP Education and Outreach Guide to State and Federal Government...  

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representatives in the states and the federal government about combined heat and power (CHP). It was compiled in October 2000 and updated October 2005. chpeducationandoutreach...

286

NREL: State and Local Governments - Value of Solar: Program Design...  

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the Benefits and Costs of Distributed Photovoltaic Generation to the U.S. Electric Grid" Value of Solar Policy Basics Printable Version State & Local Governments Home Blog...

287

Annual Federal Government Energy Use and Costs by Agency, 1975...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

energy use, and is further broken down by energy type, electricity, natural gas, petroleum types, coal, steam, and others. Data and Resources Annual Federal Government Energy...

288

Institutionalizing Unsustainability: The Paradox of Global Climate Governance  

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The Climate Change Convention and Developing Countries: Fromand Climate Change: Perspectives from Developing Countries.developing countries by shift- ing the governance of climate change

Stevenson, Hayley

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Western Riverside Council of Governments- Large Commercial PACE (California)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) is offering business owners in WRCOG participating jurisdictions an opportunity to finance energy and water efficiency projects for their commercial...

290

John Hale III Awarded Minority Federal Government Public Servant...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

awarded John Hale III, Director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Small Business and disadvantage Utilization, the National Minority Federal Government Public Servant...

291

STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS CLASS WAIVER OF THE GOVERNMENT'S...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

or treaties of the Government; (5) Representation that Sandia will comply with the Technology Transfer Clause of its Prime Contract; (6) Representation that Sandia will attempt...

292

Society of American Indian Government Employees Annual National Training Program  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Event includes plenary session, American Indian law classes, Native American youth workshops, cultural presentations, and a veterans program. Sponsored by theSociety of American Indian Government...

293

E-Print Network 3.0 - adaptation governance transformations Sample...  

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Strategy paper Summary: transformation, within the normative context of sustainable development. Earth system governance stands... and analyzing governance...

294

Of Disasters and Dragon Kings: A Statistical Analysis of Nuclear Power Incidents & Accidents  

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We provide, and perform a risk theoretic statistical analysis of, a dataset that is 75 percent larger than the previous best dataset on nuclear incidents and accidents, comparing three measures of severity: INES (International Nuclear Event Scale), radiation released, and damage dollar losses. The annual rate of nuclear accidents, with size above 20 Million US$, per plant, decreased from the 1950s until dropping significantly after Chernobyl (April, 1986). The rate is now roughly stable at 0.002 to 0.003, i.e., around 1 event per year across the current fleet. The distribution of damage values changed after Three Mile Island (TMI; March, 1979), where moderate damages were suppressed but the tail became very heavy, being described by a Pareto distribution with tail index 0.55. Further, there is a runaway disaster regime, associated with the "dragon-king" phenomenon, amplifying the risk of extreme damage. In fact, the damage of the largest event (Fukushima; March, 2011) is equal to 60 percent of the total damag...

Wheatley, Spencer; Sornette, Didier

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Political Interference with Government Climate Change Science Testimony of  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Political Interference with Government Climate Change Science Testimony of James E. Hansen;2 Political Interference with Government Climate Change Science Contents 1. Rationale of Presentation 2. My by NASA Office of Public Affairs C. Executive Control of Purse Strings 3. Practical Impact of Political

Hansen, James E.

296

Oil prices and government bond risk premiums Herv Alexandre*  

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Oil prices and government bond risk premiums By Herv Alexandre* Antonin de Benoist * Abstract : This article analyses the impact of oil price on bond risk premiums issued by emerging economies. No empirical study has yet focussed on the effects of the oil price on government bond risk premiums. We develop

Boyer, Edmond

297

CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS GOVERNANCE, PEACE AND SECURITY  

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CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS GOVERNANCE, PEACE AND SECURITY Editors Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe and Liu Hongwu #12;CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS GOVERNANCE, PEACE AND SECURITY Editors Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe of China China's Evolving Policy towards Peace and Security in Africa: Constructing a new paradigm

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

298

Governing Economic Globalization: The Pioneering Experience of the OECD  

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importance to the governance of the global economy. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and WTOGoverning Economic Globalization: The Pioneering Experience of the OECD Robert T. KUDRLE * The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has pioneered global governance in three areas

Levinson, David M.

299

Aligning Government GoED is a streamlined  

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Aligning Government Resources GoED is a streamlined government operation that combines existing state resources to give businesses a single point of contact for all their potential business such as Propel Biofuels, Mounting Systems, March LifeCare, Bayer Healthcare, Allied Defense Recycling and many

300

Environmental Governance: An Economic Perspective Thomas P. Lyon  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Environmental Governance: An Economic Perspective Thomas P. Lyon Forthcoming in Magali Delmas University Press. 1. Introduction From an economic perspective, it is natural to think of the "demand of as coming from government in the form of legislation and regulation, outcomes of the political process

Lyon, Thomas P.

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COMPARISON OF GOVERNMENT-OWNED CONTRACTOR-OPERATED (GOCO) FACILITIES  

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and Development (R&D) X Atomic Energy Act c. Performs Special Production (Nuclear) X Stevenson-Wydler Tech. Act d, or support, on its behalf, of a Government-owned or-controlled Uresearch, development, special production.S. Government Contract X FAR 16.101 a. Fixed price X FAR 16.300 b. Cost reimbursable 2. Relationship

302

The Welsh Government's Action Plan for wild deer  

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The Welsh Government's Action Plan for wild deer management in Wales 2011 - 2016 www.cymru.gov.uk #12;2 Index Wild deer management in Wales action plan 2011 ­ 2016 Minister's Foreword ­ our approach to wild deer management. 5 4. Other Welsh Government strategies and policies which

303

Department of Energy American Indian Tribal Government Interactions and Policy  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

This Order communicates Departmental, programmatic, and field responsibilities for interacting with American Indian Governments and transmits the Department of Energy's American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Government Policy and its guiding principles, the Framework for Implementation of the Policy. Cancels DOE O 1230.2. Admin Chg 1, dated 11-6-09, cancels DOE O 144.1.

2009-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy American Indian Tribal Government Interactions and Policy  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

This Order communicates Departmental, programmatic, and field responsibilities for interacting with American Indian Governments and transmits the Department of Energy's American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Government Policy and its guiding principles, the Framework for Implementation of the Policy. Cancels DOE O 1230.2.

2009-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

305

Overview of ASC Capability Computing System Governance Model  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This document contains a description of the Advanced Simulation and Computing Program's Capability Computing System Governance Model. Objectives of the Governance Model are to ensure that the capability system resources are allocated on a priority-driven basis according to the Program requirements; and to utilize ASC Capability Systems for the large capability jobs for which they were designed and procured.

Doebling, Scott W. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

306

Non-Functional Property Driven Service Governance: Performance Implications  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Service governance is a set of businesses processes, policies and technical solutions that support enterprises in their implementation and management of their SOA. The decisions of service governance, especially concerning service boundaries at the enterprise level, influence the deployment topology of business services across or within business organizations. Deployment topologies are realized by integration technologies such as Enterprise Service Bus (ESB). Service governance and technical solutions interact in a subtle way including through communication patterns and protocols between services and ESBs, as well as the deployment and configuration of ESB. These factors have a strong influence on the Non- Functional Properties (NFP) of a SOA solution. A systematic approach is essential to understand alternative technical solutions for a specific service governance decision. This paper proposes a modeling approach to evaluate the performance-related NFP impacts when mapping service governance to technical solutions using an ESB. This approach is illustrated by the quantitative performance analysis of a real

Liu, Yan; Zhu, Liming; Bass, Len; Gorton, Ian; Staples, Mark

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

307

Government chartered banks step up oil and gas lending  

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International government chartered banks are playing an increasingly prominent role in lending for world oil and gas development projects. The main players are the World Bank's International Finance Corp. (IFC), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), US Export-Import Bank, and Overseas Private Investment Corp. (OPIC). Those institutions and similar ones are the catalysts for a large number of projects in the former Soviet Union (FSU) and in other nations that are seeking to develop oil and gas resources and build processing plants, pipelines, and distribution networks. Banks also are taking a greater degree of interest in the environmental aspects of projects. In country after country, especially in the developing world, barriers to foreign investment in domestic petroleum sectors are falling. Oil and gas law reforms are under way on each continent. The paper discusses the major players, the World Bank grouped, the Romanian example, the Ex-Im Bank, OPIC, the emphasis on FSU, environmental issues, and new sources of capital in developing countries.

Crow, P.

1994-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

308

Governance Documentation Management Framework Version 2.00 Contact Officer: Director, Strategic Services and Governance Page 1 of 11  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

; · Supports quality assurance and continuous improvement; and · Assists in the gap analysis of the University's overall policy portfolio. The Governance Document Management Framework provides the rules and tools documents. Policy Levels University-wide Governance Documents -- these include by-laws, rules, policies

309

Mechanism governing separation in microfluidic pinched flow fractionation devices  

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We present a computational investigation of the mechanism governing size-based particle separation in microfluidic pinched flow fractionation. We study the behavior of particles moving through a pinching gap (i.e., a constriction in the aperture of a channel) in the Stokes regime as a function of particle size. The constriction aperture is created by a plane wall and spherical obstacle, and emulates the pinching segment in pinched flow fractionation devices. The simulation results show that the distance of closest approach between the particle and obstacle surfaces (along a trajectory) decreases with increasing particle size. We then use the distance of closest approach to investigate the effect of short-range repulsive non-hydrodynamic interactions (e.g., solid-solid contact). We define a critical trajectory as the one in which the minimum particle-obstacle separation is equal to the range of the non-hydrodynamic interactions. The results further show that the initial offset of the critical trajectory (defined as the critical offset) increases with particle size. We interpret the variation of the critical offset with particle size as the basis for size-based microfluidic separation in pinched flow fractionation. We also compare the effect of different driving fields on the particle trajectories; we simulate a constant force driving the particles in a quiescent fluid as well as a freely suspended particles in a pressure-driven flow. We observe that the particles driven by a constant force approach closer to the obstacle than those suspended in a flow (for the same initial offset). On the other hand, the increment in the critical offset (as a function of particle size) is larger in the pressure-driven case than in the force-driven case. Thus, pressure-driven particle separation using pinched flow fractionation would prove more effective than its force-driven counterpart.

Sumedh R. Risbud; German Drazer

2014-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Senior Advisor to the Secretary Before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform 2-11-15JohnMacWilliams FT HOGR.pdf More Documents & Publications Testimony Before...

311

Governance Through Trading and Intervention: A Theory of Multiple Blockholders  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Traditional theories argue that governance is strongest under a single large blockholder, as she has high incentives to undertake value-enhancing interventions. However, most firms are held by multiple small blockholders. ...

Edmans, Alex

312

High Performance Leasing Strategies for State and Local Governments  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Presentation for the SEE Action Series: High Performance Leasing Strategies for State and Local Governments webinar, presented on January 26, 2013 as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Technical Assistance Program (TAP).

313

Corporate Governance & The UK Split Capital Investment Trust Crisis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of corporate governance issues. This paper draws on the results of a survey of investment trust directors and other investment professionals connected with the investment trust industry to examine the lessons to be learned from the crisis. The regulatory...

Adams, Andrew T; Angus, Robin

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Board independence and corporate governance: evidence from director resignations  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

As evident from recent changes in NYSE and Nasdaq listing requirements, board independence is considered an important constituent of firms?? corporate governance structures. However, the empirical evidence regarding the impact of board structure...

Gupta, Manu

2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

315

Corporate governance and long-term stock returns  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Extant literature finds that long-term abnormal stock returns are generated by a strategy based on corporate governance index values (Gompers, Ishii, and Metrick 2003). The result is inconsistent with efficient markets and suggests that information...

Moorman, Theodore Clark

2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

316

PSE&G- Government Facility Efficiency Program (New Jersey)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The PSE&G Municipal Direct Install Program provides recommended efficiency upgrades up front with a program budget of $50 million to government and non-profit facilities including schools with...

317

When governments break contracts : foreign firms in emerging economies  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Emerging economy governments commit to protect the property rights of foreign firms through a variety of contracts, from treaties to direct agreements. In an era of liberalized capital flows, these contracts are thought ...

Wellhausen, Rachel L. (Rachel Louise)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

Federal Government Congressional Budget Office, Budget Analysis Division Washington, DC  

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Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Washington, DC Federal Energy Regulatory CommissionFederal Government Congressional Budget Office, Budget Analysis Division Washington, DC Department Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Transportation & Air Quality Ann Arbor, MI Federal Drug

Shyy, Wei

319

Rules Governing Water and Wastewater Operator Certification (Tennessee)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Rules Governing Water and Wastewater Operator Certification are applicable to all projects that will require a water treatment site. Everyone who plans to operate a wastewater or water...

320

Flexibility with accountability : an experiment in environmental governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Command and control environmental regulation has been under attack from all sides for some time. In Wisconsin, the Department of Natural Resources is experimenting with an alternative form of environmental governance. This ...

Amengual, Matthew

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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321

Accelerating government R&D with private financing  

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In this thesis, I argue that accelerating government research and development (R&D) with private financing could simultaneously improve the nation's war fighting readiness and economy. I submit that better utilization of ...

Corzine, Andy Robert, 1970-

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

SUSTAINABILITY POLICY University Policy No: GV0800 (1794) Classification: Governance  

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SUSTAINABILITY POLICY University Policy No: GV0800 (1794) Classification: Governance Approving resources in a responsible manner, and work towards a sustainable future in cooperation with organizations to assist the University Community in incorporating Sustainability into decision making and provides

Victoria, University of

323

US DOE & USFCC Fuel Cells Meeting:US DOE & USFCC Fuel Cells Meeting: Matching Federal Government Energy NeedsMatching Federal Government Energy Needs  

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Energy NeedsMatching Federal Government Energy Needs with Energy Efficient Fuel Cellswith Energy;Federal GovernmentFederal Government Energy NeedsEnergy Needs US DOE & USFCC Fuel Cells Meeting 7 4US DOE & USFCC Fuel Cells Meeting:US DOE & USFCC Fuel Cells Meeting: Matching Federal Government

324

"Enlightened Shareholder Value": Corporate Governance Beyond the Shareholder - Stakeholder Divide  

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Ho FINAL.docx Do Not Delete 11/15/2010 4:38 PM Enlightened Shareholder Value: Corporate Governance Beyond the Shareholder-Stakeholder Divide Virginia Harper Ho* I. INTRODUCTION... on Risk Management and Corporate Governance, Oct. 2009, for their generous comments on earlier drafts. All remaining errors are mine alone. Ho FINAL.docx Do Not Delete 11/15/2010 4:38 PM 60 The Journal of Corporation Law [Vol. 36:1 1. The Enlightened...

Harper Ho, Virginia E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Limited Personal Use of Government Office Equipment including Information Technology  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

The Order establishes requirements and assigns responsibilities for employees' limited personal use of Government resources (office equipment and other resources including information technology) within DOE, including NNSA. The Order is required to provide guidance on appropriate and inappropriate uses of Government resources. This Order was certified 04/23/2009 as accurate and continues to be relevant and appropriate for use by the Department. Certified 4-23-09. No cancellation.

2005-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

326

Performance Assessment for e-Government Services: An Experience Report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The transformation and integration of government services, enabled by the use of new technologies such as application servers and Web services, is fundamental to reduce the cost of government and improving service outcomes to citizens. Many core Government information systems comprise applications running on legacy mainframes, databases and transaction processing monitors. As Governments worldwide provide direct access over the Internet to these legacy applications from the general public, they may be exposed to workloads well above the origin design parameters of these back-end systems. This creates a significant risk of high profile failures for Government agencies whose newly integrated systems become overloaded. In this paper we describe how we conducted a performance assessment of a business-critical, Internet-facing Web services that integrated new and legacy systems from two Australian Government agencies. We leveraged prototype tools from our own research along with known techniques in performance modeling. We were able to clearly demonstrate that the existing hardware and software would be adequate to handle the predicted workload for the next financial year. We were also able to do what-if analysis and predict how the system can perform with alternative strategies to scale the system. We conclude by summarizing the lessons learnt, including the importance of architecture visibility, benchmarking data quality, and measurement feasibility due to issues of outsourcing, privacy legislation and cross-agency involvement.

Liu, Yan; Zhu, Liming; Gorton, Ian

2007-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

327

Corporate governance under stress : an institutional perspective on the transformation of corporate governance in France and Germany  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This work contributes to the study of comparative political economy by examining the impact of financial deregulation on corporate governance in the two main continental European economies, France and Germany. It investigates ...

Goyer, Michel, 1964-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

The Shareholder As Ulysses: Some Empirical Evidence on Why Investors in Public Corporations Tolerate Board Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

default rules of corporate governance at all, they almostThe Means and Ends of Corporate Governance, 97 N W . U. L. Rof the way modern corporate governance actually works. In

Stout, Lynn A.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

E-Print Network 3.0 - arms science government Sample Search Results  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

science government Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: arms science government Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 UQ Heraldry Project The...

330

Financing Solar PV at Government Sites with PPAs and Public Debt...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Solar PV at Government Sites with PPAs and Public Debt Overview of financing solar photovoltaics at government sties with power purchase agreements and public debt. Author:...

331

Collaborative Governance: Emerging Practices and the Incomplete Legal Framework for Citizen Stakeholder Voice  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

new governance examples from collaborative public management,New Legal Infrastructure for Encouraging Collaborative Public Managementnew governance is here to stay. Collaborative public management

Bingham, Lisa Blomgren

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

"Furthering Your Local Governments' Energy Efficiency Goals-- Part 1- Getting Support From Local Leaders "  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

DOEs technical assistance program webcast on furthering your local governments energy efficiency goals. This is part one, gaining support from local leaders.

333

Corporate governance reform in a developing country : the case of Bangladesh  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Bangladesh reformed its corporate governance by adopting Bangladesh Corporate Governance Guidelines-2006 (the BCGG-2006 hereafter) due to pressures from international financial institutions (IFIs). However, there is huge ...

Sobhan, Md. Abdus

2014-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

334

E-Print Network 3.0 - acid conductances govern Sample Search...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Government NASA Langley Research Center, Langley Air Force Base, and the City of Hampton, Virginia, has been... steam for the government, has encountered unique ex periences from...

335

E-Print Network 3.0 - activity patterns govern Sample Search...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

in real-world government service data for government debt prevention in an Aus... activities, and the impact of customers on ... Source: Cao, Longbing - Faculty of Information...

336

WC_1991_003_CLASS_WAIVER_of_the_Government_US_and_Foreign_Pa...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

0003CLASSWAIVERoftheGovernmentUSandForeignP.pdf WC1997002CLASSWAIVERFORCRADAAgreementsBECHTELNEVADA.pdf WC1993006CLASSWAIVERoftheGovernmentsUsandForei...

337

A Low Carbon Development Guide for Local Government Actions in China  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Local level actions are crucial for achieving energy-saving and greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. Yet it is challenging to implement new policies and actions due to a lack of information, funding, and capacity. This is particularly the case in developing countries such as China. Even though national energy intensity and carbon intensity targets have been set, most local governments do not have the knowledge regarding actions to achieve the targets, the cost-effectiveness of policies, the possible impact of policies, or how to design and implement a climate action plan. This paper describes a guidebook that was developed to motivate and provide local governments in China with information to create an action plan to tackle climate change and increase energy efficiency. It provides a simple step-by-step description of how action plans can be established and essential elements to be included - from preparing a GHG emission inventory to implementation of the plan. The guidebook also provides a comprehensive list of successful policies and best practices found internationally and in China to encourage low carbon development in industry, buildings, transportation, electric power generation, agriculture and forestry. This paper also presents indicators that can be used to define low-carbon development, as well as to evaluate the effectiveness of actions taken at an aggregated (city) level, and at a sectoral or end use level. The guidebook can also be used for low carbon development by local governments in other developing countries.

Zheng, Nina; Zhou, Nan; Price, Lynn; Ohshita, Stephanie

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

The Shareholder Derivative Action and Good Corporate Governance in China: Why the Excitement is Actually for Nothing  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Noack & Dirk Zetzsche, Corporate Governance Reform in Ger-Protection Seriously? Corporate Governance in the UnitedDonald C. Clarke, Corporate Governance in China: An Overview

Zhang, Zhong

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

DOE Hanford Network Upgrades and Disaster Recovery Exercise Support the Cleanup Mission Now and into the Future  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In 2013, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Hanford Site, located in Washington State, funded an update to the critical network infrastructure supporting the Hanford Federal Cloud (HFC). The project, called ET-50, was the final step in a plan that was initiated five years ago called "Hanford's IT Vision, 2015 and Beyond." The ET-50 project upgraded Hanford's core data center switches and routers along with a majority of the distribution layer switches. The upgrades allowed HFC the network intelligence to provide Hanford with a more reliable and resilient network architecture. The culmination of the five year plan improved network intelligence and high performance computing as well as helped to provide 10 Gbps capable links between core backbone devices (10 times the previous bandwidth). These improvements allow Hanford the ability to further support bandwidth intense applications, such as video teleconferencing. The ET-50 switch upgrade, along with other upgrades implemented from the five year plan, have prepared Hanford's network for the next evolution of technology in voice, video, and data. Hand-in-hand with ET-50's major data center outage, Mission Support Alliance's (MSA) Information Management (IM) organization executed a disaster recovery (DR) exercise to perform a true integration test and capability study. The DR scope was planned within the constraints of ET-50's 14 hour datacenter outage window. This DR exercise tested Hanford's Continuity of Operations (COOP) capability and failover plans for safety and business critical Hanford Federal Cloud applications. The planned suite of services to be tested was identified prior to the outage and plans were prepared to test the services ability to failover from the primary Hanford data center to the backup data center. The services tested were: Core Network (backbone, firewall, load balancers); Voicemail; Voice over IP (VoIP); Emergency Notification; Virtual desktops; and, Select set of production applications and data. The primary objective of the exercise was to test COOP around the emergency operations at Hanford to provide information on capabilities and dependencies of the current system to insure improved focus of emergency, safety and security capacity in a disaster situation. The integration of the DR test into the ET-50 project allowed the testing of COOP at Hanford and allowed the lessons learned to be defined. These lessons learned have helped improve the understanding of Hanford's COOP capabilities and will be critical for future planning. With the completion of the Hanford Federal Cloud network upgrades and the disaster recovery exercise, the MSA has a clearer path forward for future technology implementations as well as network improvements to help shape the usability and reliability of the Hanford network in support of the cleanup mission.

Eckman, Todd J. [Mission Support Alliance, Richland, WA (United States); Hertzel, Ali K. [Lockheed Martin Services, Inc. (United States); Lane, James J. [Lockheed Martin - Information Systems and Global Solutions (United States)

2013-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

340

Biofuels and certification. A workshop at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Summary report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Liquid biofuels can provide a substitute for fossil fuels in the transportation sector. Many countries have mandated the use of biofuels, by creating targets for their use. If not implemented with care, however, actions that increase biofuel production can put upward pressure on food prices, increase greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and exacerbate degradation of land, forest, and water sources. A strong global biofuels industry will not emerge unless these environmental and social concerns are addressed. Interested parties around the world are actively debating the design and implementation of policies to meet the biofuel goals, particularly those established in the United States and Europe. In general, policy options for managing the potential risks and benefits of biofuel development should specify not only clear standards governing biofuel content and production processes, but also certification processes for verifying whether particular biofuels meet those standards, and specific metrics or indicators on which to base the certification. Historically, many standards in the energy and environment fields have ultimately been set or supported by governments. Many of the certification processes have been voluntary, carried out by independent third parties. The biofuels case is a young one, however, with questions of goals, standards, certification, and metrics still in interdependent flux. The workshop focused its discussions on certification issues, but found the discussions naturally reaching into ongoing debates regarding possible goals, standards, and metrics. Many countries are proposing that for a biofuel to qualify as contributing to government-mandated targets or goals, it must be certified to meet certain standards. These standards could be limited to the amount of GHG emitted in the production process or could include a number of other environmental sustainability concerns ranging from deforestation and biodiversity to water resources. While the threat to both forests and food supplies from increased biofuel production is real, it is not clear that setting broad sustainability standards and then requiring sellers to certify that all of those standards have been met is the best way to address these interconnected problems. In particular, if too many standards and related certification requirements are put in place too soon, this could constrain the development of a global biofuels market. In contrast, certification targeted at a specific and limited set of problems and designed with the flexibility to adjust to changes in policies and programs can enhance the public's acceptance of the biofuel option while protecting key social and environmental goals. A second set of questions revolves around the locus of responsibility for certifying whether biofuel production meets sustainability targets. Should the biofuel processing firms, third parties, or governments be responsible for certifying the production of biofuels? This question also elicited significant discussion. While it could be easier to have individual country governments assume the certification of production responsibility, some governments may not have the capacity to implement an effective certification process. Production facilities that comply with international standards should not be kept out of the market because of their government's inability to manage the process. The possible contribution to effective certification of third party organizations or public-private partnerships should not be underestimated.

Devereaux, Charan; Lee, Henry

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Purchase Agreement Checklist for State and Local Governments  

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This fact sheet provides information and guidance on the solar photovoltaic (PV) power purchase agreement (PPA), which is a financing mechanism that state and local government entities can use to acquire clean, renewable energy. It addressed the financial, logistical, and legal questions relevant to implementing a PPA, but we do not examine the technical details?those can be discussed later with the developer/contractor. This fact sheet is written to support decision makers in U.S. state and local governments who are aware of solar PPAs and may have a cursory knowledge of their structure but they still require further information before committing to a particular project.

Cory, K.; Canavan, B.; Koenig, R.

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Energy Audits of Local Government Buildings (Louisiana DNR)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to their buildings in the form of a written audit report resulting from an on-site survey of each building. The reports are provided at no cost to the local government. Because funds available to local governments for implementation of energy conservation... number of clients with detailed audit reports requiring a large number of professional and clerical man-hours per report, and serving a large number of clients with less detailed reports that require fewer man-hours for site visits, analysis...

Bruce, A. C.; Lowther, J. D.; Tarver, E.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

The Olympus Scandal and Corporate Governance Reform: Can Japan Find a Middle Ground between the Board Monitoring Model and Management Model  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

OLYMPUS SCANDAL AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE REFORM: CAN JAPANScandal and Corporate Governance Issues A. Background of theunder Japan's Corporate Governance System ..

Aronson, Bruce E.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

NEPA Success Stories: Celebrating 40 Years of Transparency and Open Government  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

NEPA Success Stories: Celebrating 40 Years of Transparency and Open Government, Environmental Law Institute, 2010.

345

Memorandum of Understanding the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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 People's Republic of China, hereinafter practices toward sustainable forest management; http://www.illegal-logging.info/uploads/Indonesia

346

Summary of the Assembly Government Woodland Estate Research Report  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

estate in delivering Woodlands for Wales, the government's woodland strategy for the next 50 years1 be delegated to third parties, such as local communities or the private sector. Over the last 20 years woodland, water quality and renewable energy, restore ancient woodland and provide access for people

347

Government User Session Translation Memory TechnologyTranslation Memory Technology  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Rachael Richardson Tucker Maney Naval Research Laboratory Carol Van Ess-Dykema Susan Converse John S Requirements for Multi-Genre Translation · Motivations for TM Technology Assessment · Pilot Study · ResultsPoint slides, etc. #12;Government User Session Translation Memory Technology Assessment: Pilot Study Goals

Gupta, Kalyan Moy

348

GovernanceTheMissingLinkintheClean DevelopmentDebate  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and affordable energy. Given the scale of resources required to bring about a transition to a lowcarbon economyCDMprojects.Wecannotafford forthecleandevelopmentagendatobedonorratherthandemanddriven.It is essential to build national energy and development strategies that TheGovernanceofClean Governance­TheMissingLinkintheClean DevelopmentDebate The question of reform and future

Watson, Andrew

349

Bibliography on energy economics. [Journals, books, and government publications  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This annotated bibliography lists 93 pages of technical journals, books, and government publications with an international perspective on energy economics and conservation. While most of the sources were published in English, it also cites a large number of French, Italian, Romanian, and Russian sources.

McCarl, H.N.; Handlin, J.; Jackson, D.; Schmaltz, R.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Carbon sink forestali: quale governance del mercato dei crediti?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

carbon offsets ensure development benefits? Overseas Development Institute, Forestry Briefing 13 AA.. l11/10/2008 1 Carbon sink forestali: quale governance del mercato dei crediti? Davide Pettenella equilibrio tradi un equilibrio tra investimenti di Cinvestimenti di C offset investimenti neloffset

Pettenella, Davide

351

ASEM Conference on Forests, forest governance and timber products trade  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and illegal logging: drivers for change in the forest sector Thang Hooi Chiew (ASEAN) "Promoting Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) through the ASEAN Regional Knowledge Network on FLEG in ASEAN Member States) ­ Enhancing intra-and extra- ASEAN trade and competitiveness of ASEAN forest products Discussion 10:30 - 11

352

Principi di governance degli atenei Lorenzo Marrucci Gennaio 2005  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

struttura di governo dei singoli atenei, la cosiddetta "governance" istituzionale. Quasi tutti vi tutti i principali organi collegiali di governo dell'ateneo, senato accademico e consiglio di personale non docente rivestono un ruolo nettamente secondario negli organi di governo, e comunque sono anch

Marrucci, Lorenzo

353

Safety Peer Exchange for Tribal Governments Save the Date!  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Safety Peer Exchange for Tribal Governments Save the Date! December 9 and 10, 2014 Please mark your calendars for the Tribal Road Safety Peer Exchange sponsored by the FHWA Office of Safety in cooperation safety. The draft agenda includes: DAY 1 ­ Tuesday December 9, 2014 (8am to 5pm) Presentations o Tribal

Hartman, Chris

354

Workgroup #6 Rethinking Governance and Energy Efficiency Policies  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Workgroup #6 Rethinking Governance and Energy Efficiency Policies ­ How do we optimize-group Chair: Sara Patton Rethinking Energy Efficiency Program Policies: How to align regulatory practice) to determine their applicability in today's energy efficiency market. (Note that this task was transferred from

355

Theorising governance and innovation in sustainable energy transitions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Theorising governance and innovation in sustainable energy transitions Matthew Lockwood, Caroline to a sustainable energy future. This paper presents a tentative, provisional framework for analysing energy system. A provisional hypothesis is that the UK's ability to make the transition to a sustainable energy system

Sussex, University of

356

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, Companies Act's provisions which describe the function, effect, scope and what they fall short of by themselves and/or within other rules forming the system of corporate governance in Saudi Arabia. In addition, there has been little to no treatment...

Al-Zaid, Ahmad Abdulaziz

2012-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

357

he Government of India visualized the importance of electronics and  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

as important to the Indian economy as oil. EMERGING DIGITAL ECONOMY The global market for IT enabling services Devanagari) is slated to touch USD 2.2 bil- lion by 2001. In the era of globalization and knowledge economy-economic growth, and also to get benefit of the emerging digital economy, the Central Government has created a new

Srinivasan, N.

358

Fuel Cells Meeting: Matching Federal Government Needs with Energy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Fuel Cells Meeting: Matching Federal Government Needs with Energy Efficient Fuel Cells Hosted MORNING 9:00 - 9:10 a.m. Welcoming Remarks Schuyler Schell, Federal Energy Management Program Jo Council 9:10 - 10:40 a.m. Buildings and Facility Power Keith Spitznagel, LOGANEnergy Portable and Back

359

Featureengineeringnews The Federal government posits that in the  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

is investing in nanotechnology R&D at a level that is comparable if not larger than Federal R&D contributions Featureengineeringnews The Federal government posits that in the future, nanotechnology with its-Enabled Device and Energy Tech- nologies, a.k.a. the Nano Center. Towe, an expert in both Electrical and Computer

McGaughey, Alan

360

National Climate Report of the Austrian Federal Government  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Third National Climate Report of the Austrian Federal Government Third National Communication in Compliance with the Obligations under the Framework Convention on Climate Change (Federal Law Gazette No. 414/1994) G.A. at UBA contributed to this Report #12;#12;Third National Climate Report of the Austrian Federal

Keeling, Stephen L.

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361

Division of Student Affairs Office of Student Government  

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List Staff Members Student Government Associate Dean of Students, Boca Raton Campus ­ Terry Mena Solomon Graduate Assistant, Programming ­ Helen Pferdehirt SG Advisors Interim Associate Dean of Students, Broward Campuses, SG Advisor ­ David Bynes Interim Associate Dean of Students, Northern Campuses, SG

Fernandez, Eduardo

362

COMPARISON OF GOVERNMENT-OWNED CONTRACTOR-OPERATED (GOCO) FACILITIES  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and Development (R&D) X Atomic Energy Act c. Performs Special Production (Nuclear) X Stevenson-Wydler Tech. Act d, or support, on its behalf, of a Government-owned or-controlled research, development, special production Contract X FAR 16.101 a. Fixed price X FAR 16.300 b. Cost reimbursable 2. Relationship with Sponsoring

363

National Seismological Network HIS MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT OF NEPAL  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

National Seismological Network HIS MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT OF NEPAL Lainchour Kathmandu, Nepal March the establishment of Nepal's first seismic station at Phulchoki, Kathmandu in November, 1978 by the Department hazard assessment in the Nepal Himalaya. The network provides routine information on global seismicity

Avouac, Jean-Philippe

364

Advanced Quality Tools for eGovernment Services Antonio Candiello  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, quality assurance, quality management, total quality, shows a long and successful history, started were defined, like lean produc- tion [34], six sigma [16], total quality [11]; this evolutionAdvanced Quality Tools for eGovernment Services Antonio Candiello Dipartimento di Informatica

Cortesi, Tino

365

Nottingham Business School Biofuels Market and Policy Governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

a dramatic growth in the global production and consumption of biofuels, as a rapidly- rising numberNottingham Business School Biofuels Market and Policy Governance The last decade has seen triggered growing concerns about the downsides from different types of biofuel. This, in turn, presents

Evans, Paul

366

20% Discount Available! Local Governance and Poverty in  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

20% Discount Available! Local Governance and Poverty in Developing Nations Edited by Nicky Pouw and Isa Baud This volume examines the persistence of poverty--both rural and urban--in developing, and CSOs in national and sub-national agenda-setting, policy-making, and poverty-reduction strategies

van Rooij, Robert

367

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE FIGHTING POVERTY 26 GLOBAL AGENDA 2003  

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, they would discover a nearly total disparity between global commitments and domestic politics. Bush hasGLOBAL GOVERNANCE FIGHTING POVERTY 26 GLOBAL AGENDA 2003 the world promised to put real resources credible document spelling out the US role in a global war against AIDS. The planned US financial

368

NSTX Program Governance, Research Support and Facility Operation  

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of DPP, 3 PU faculty) · Graduate students & post-doc (from PU) · Engineering expertise: designNSTX Program Governance, Research Support and Facility Operation Office of Science M.G. Bell, PPPL for the NSTX Research Team NSTX 5 Year Plan Review for 2009-13 Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory July 28

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

369

ICT, Local Government & Tourism Development: Cases from Auckland, New Zealand  

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ICT, Local Government & Tourism Development: Cases from Auckland, New Zealand Carolyn Noddera Institute of Technology and member of the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, Auckland, NZ, cnodder@unitec.ac.nz b New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, NZ, nancy

370

Risks and Risk Governance in Unconventional Shale Gas Development  

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Risks and Risk Governance in Unconventional Shale Gas Development Mitchell J. Small,*, Paul C, Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada 89512, United States 1. INTRODUCTION The recent U.S. shale gas Issue: Understanding the Risks of Unconventional Shale Gas Development Published: July 1, 2014 A broad

Jackson, Robert B.

371

The Governance of Clean Development Working Paper 006 June 2010  

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to a clean energy transition but faces complex energy decisions. This paper identifies the key decision Renewable Energy Technologies, while not moving themselves to dependence on clean energy. The article trajectory Key words: Botswana, Renewable Energy, Coal, Governance. About the author: School of International

Matthews, Adrian

372

What is a Recession? In early December, the government  

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What is a Recession? In early December, the government announced that we've been in a reces- sion like the utility bills, clothing, and gro- ceries, are some of the easiest to cut back. Call your phone depends on your own situation, but it is recommended to save at least 6-9 months worth of your salary

Oliver, Douglas L.

373

Suggested drilling research tasks for the Federal Government  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A brief summary discussion of drilling, drilling research and the role of the government in drilling research is presented. Specific research and development areas recommended for federal consideration are listed. The technical nature of the identified tasks is emphasized. The Appendices present the factual basis for the discussion and recommendations. Numerous references are noted in the Appendices.

Carson, C.C.

1984-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Personal Devices in the Workplace NC Digital Government Summit  

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Personal Devices in the Workplace NC Digital Government Summit August 31, 2011 Marc Hoit, PhD Vice planning being undertaken to determine path forward. #12;Personal IT Devices on a University Campus Marc Students Owned Laptops Than Other Devices in 2010 http://chronicle.com/section/Almanac/536 95% of students

375

Government Information Interest Group (GIIG) Rolling in the Deep Web  

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Government Information Interest Group (GIIG) Rolling in the Deep Web: Mining free resources;Most Science Info Is in the Deep Web Federated Searching Federated search drills down to the deep web where scientific databases reside Students and researchers need information from the deep web. Unlike

Nair, Sankar

376

Comparing systemic risk in European government bonds and national indices  

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It has been shown, that the systemic risk contained in financial markets can be indicated by the change of cross-correlation between different indices and stocks. This change is tracked by using principle component analysis (PCA). We use this technique to investigate the systemic risk contained in European economy by comparing government long term bonds and indices.

Jurczyk, Jan; Morgenstern, Ingo

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Increasing Kolmogorov Complexity Harry Buhrman  

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Increasing Kolmogorov Complexity Harry Buhrman Lance Fortnow Ilan Newman Nikolai Vereshchagin b(n, l) denote the binomial sum: b(n, l) = n 0 + n 1 + · · · + n l . Theorem 2 (Harper). Let J 2n . Take all the strings with less than l ones and take J - l first strings with l ones

Fortnow, Lance

378

3, 871894, 2006 FACE increased  

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BGD 3, 871­894, 2006 FACE increased physical protection of soil C M. R. Hoosbeek et al. Title Page-friendly Version Interactive Discussion EGU Biogeosciences Discuss., 3, 871­894, 2006 www.biogeosciences-discuss.net/3/871/2006/ © Author(s) 2006. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Biogeosciences

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

379

Increasing Thermoelectric Generation Water Use  

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rights reserved. Water Is a Critical Resource · Fast growing demand for clean, fresh water · Increased and energy planning · More watershed/regional planning · New science and technology to support planning. Solving the problem Requires Science and Technology Monitoring & Measurement Science &Technology

Keller, Arturo A.

380

Different tiers of government in port governance: some general remarks on the institutional geography of ports in Europe and Canada  

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, monitoring, management and public finance in order to understand the diversity of the public sector presence by the public sector to joint management by the maritime and port industry and various levels of the public and Safety Reserarch, France ABSTRACT For the last thirty years, port governance has been marked by a new

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Rajit Gadh and B.S. Prabhu, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) for the assistance of Katrina related disaster mortuary operations, IEEE Signal Processing, expected to appear March 2006, based on invitation to write short article.  

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Rajit Gadh and B.S. Prabhu, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) for the assistance of Katrina of Katrina Hurricane Victims Rajit Gadh and B.S. Prabhu Recently news.com reported that the U.S. Disaster

California at Los Angeles, University of

382

Diesel prices continue to increase  

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AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May JunDatastreamsmmcrcalgovInstrumentsruc DocumentationP-Series to UserProduct: CrudeOfficeNERSC HelpsDiesel prices continue to increase

383

UK Energy Research Centre 1 Response to the Government's  

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UK Energy Research Centre 1 Response to the Government's Energy Review consultation April 2006 Professor Jim Skea, OBE UK Energy Research Centre 58 Prince's Gate Exhibition Road London SW7 2PG Tel: +44 T R E #12;UK Energy Research Centre 2 T H E U K E N E R G Y R E S E A R C H C E N T R E The UK Energy

Haszeldine, Stuart

384

New communication technologies and citizen-led governance in Africa  

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the capability approach to the study of ICTs and governance The theoretical orientation for this research will draw upon the Human Development and Capability Approach (HDCA), pioneered by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum , employed by various policy actors... ) Joint evaluation of citizens voice and accountability. Synthesis Report. London DFID. http://www.odi.org.uk/resources/download/2560.pdf Last accessed 02.07.2011 Sen, Amartya (1985) Well-being and agency freedom: The Dewey lectures 1984. Journal...

Gagliardone, Iginio; Srinivasan, Sharath; Brisset-Foucault, Florence

385

Hydrogen-Assisted Fracture: Materials Testing and Variables Governing Fracture  

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Hydrogen-Assisted Fracture: Materials Testing and Variables Governing Fracture Brian Somerday for producing both strength of materials and fracture mechanics data H H HH H H d/dt > 0 strength of materials: UTS, YS, f, RA H2 H2H2 H2 H2 H2 H2 H2 HH H H H H H H H H d/dt 0 fracture mechanics: KIH, KTH

386

25th Anniversary Government Procurement Conference | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE: Alternative Fuels DataCombinedDepartment2015 Information Management25th Anniversary Government

387

International Center for Climate Governance | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Office of InspectorConcentrating Solar Powerstories on climate compatible developmentClimate Governance Jump to:

388

Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Office of Inspector General Office0-72.pdfGeorge Waldmann George WaldmannAnnualGilbertDepartmentHolland,Government

389

Applying Best Practices to Florida Local Government Retrofit Programs  

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In some communities, local government and non-profit entities have funds to purchase and renovate distressed, foreclosed homes for resale in the affordable housing market. Numerous opportunities to improve whole house energy efficiency are inherent in these comprehensive renovations. BA-PIRC worked together in a multi-year field study making recommendations in individual homes, meanwhile compiling improvement costs, projected energy savings, practical challenges, and labor force factors surrounding common energy-related renovation measures. The field study, Phase 1 of this research, resulted in a set of best practices appropriate to the current labor pool and market conditions in central Florida to achieve projected annual energy savings of 15-30% and higher. This report describes Phase 2 of the work where researchers worked with a local government partner to implement and refine the 'current best practices.' A simulation study was conducted to characterize savings potential under three sets of conditions representing varying replacement needs for energy-related equipment and envelope components. The three scenarios apply readily to the general remodeling industry as for renovation of foreclosed homes for the affordable housing market. Our new local government partner, the City of Melbourne, implemented the best practices in a community-scale renovation program that included ten homes in 2012.

McIlvaine, J.; Sutherland, K.

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Federal government information handbook: formerly utilized sites remedial action program  

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This volume is one of a series produced under contract with the DOE, by Politech Corporation to develop a legislative and regulatory data base to assist the FUSRAP management in addressing the institutional and socioeconomic issues involved in carrying out the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program. This Information Handbook series contains information about all relevant government agencies at the Federal and state levels, the pertinent programs they administer, each affected state legislature, and current Federal and state legislative and regulatory initiatives. This volume is a compilation of information about the Federal Government. It contains a summary of the organization and responsibilities of agencies within the executive branch of the Federal government which may be relevant to FUSRAP activities; a brief summary of relevant Federal statutes and regulations; a description of the structure of the US Congress, identification of the officers, relevant committees and committee chairmen; a description of the Federal legislative process; a summary of legislation enacted and considered in the recently-adjourned 96th Congress; a description of the Federal budgetary process; a summary of the Carter Administration's comprehensive radioactive waste management program; and excerpts from the text of relevant federal statutes and regulations.

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1980-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

391

UCL INSTITUTE FOR RISK AND DISASTER REDUCTION WHY CANCUN MARKS A KEY TURNING POINT  

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was underlined most recently by an International Energy Agency (IEA) report last month on the trend of increasing, as extreme weather becomes more frequent, countries will need to develop integrated practical policies at the end of November), emissions would rise 21% above 2008 levels by 2035 alone. The IEA indicates

Guillas, Serge

392

Security enhanced with increased vehicle inspections  

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Security enhanced with increased vehicle inspections Security measures increase as of March: vehicle inspections won't delay traffic New increased security procedures meet LANL's...

393

What should the government do to encourage technical change in the energy sector?  

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Government support of innovation - both technology creation and technology demonstration - is desirable to encourage private investors to adopt new technology. In this paper, I review the government role in encouraging ...

Deutch, John M.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Microsoft Word - DOE E-Government Act Report 11.16.06 Final.doc  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

E-Government Act Report Fiscal Year 2006 DOE E-Government Act Report page ii T a b l e o f C o n t e n t s Section 1: Overview of DOE's Implementation of the Act...

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O:\\IM-20\\E-Government Program Office\\FDMS\\FDMSdatabase\\DOE\\2011...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

O:IM-20E-Government Program OfficeFDMSFDMS databaseDOE2011DOE-HQ-2011-0014 - Daniel Cohen - GCComments from FDMSCharles W Adams DRAFT-0005.html O:IM-20E-Government...

396

What Should the Government Do To Encourage Technical Change in the Energy Sector?  

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Government support of innovationboth technology creation and technology demonstrationis desirable to encourage private investors to adopt new technology. In this paper, I review the government role in encouraging technology ...

Deutch, John M.

397

Measuring the Potential to Adopt Self Governance for the Management of a Common Pool Resource  

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Self governance has proved to be a suitable instrument for the management of a common pool resource like fisheries. Under self governance, individuals organize themselves for the use of a resource, to deal with problems derived from the free access...

Colin Castillo, Sergio

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

398

Directory of DOE and contractor personnel involved in non-government standards activities  

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This document contains a listing of DOE employees and DOE contractors who have submitted form DOE F 1300.2, Record of Non-Government Standards Activity. Additional names were added from rosters supplied by non-Government standards bodies.

NONE

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Government Benefits and the Rule of Law: Toward a Standards-Based Theory of Due Process  

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Under the Supreme Court's current due process jurisprudence, due process applies only when government actors deprive a person of a protected interest in life, liberty, or property, and government benefits are property only when has an entitlement...

Levy, Richard E.; Shapiro, Sidney A.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Furthering Your Local Governments' Energy Efficiency Goals: Getting Support from Local Leaders  

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Power Point presentation from the Furthering your Local Governments Energy Efficiency Goals part 1 Getting Support From Local Leaders webcast.

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401

Government support for the commercialization of new energy technologies : an analysis and exploration of the issues  

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This report examines the issues associated with government programs proposed for the "commercialization" of new energy technologies; these programs

Policy Study Group, MIT Energy Lab

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

U.S. DOE, Kazakhstan government launch aerial imaging project  

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) and the Kazakhstan government have launched a breakthrough science and technology mission to use DOE technology developed to detect weapons proliferation to search for oil and mineral reserves in Kazakhstan. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is leading the research effort, which began in June. This mission to conduct airborne imaging flights over Kazakhstan is the result of a recently signed agreement between Pacific Northwest and Earth Search Sciences Inc., a remote sensing firm based in Idaho, to look for oil and mineral deposits in the Republic of Kazakhstan in central Asia. It is the first time this technology will be used outside the United States.

Hamm, J. [Pacific Northwest National Lab., Richland, WA (United States)

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Compendium of Regulatory Requirements Governing Underground Injection of Drilling Wastes  

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This report provides a comprehensive compendium of the regulatory requirements governing the injection processes used for disposing of drilling wastes; in particular, for a process referred to in this report as slurry injection. The report consists of a narrative discussion of the regulatory requirements and practices for each of the oil- and gas-producing states, a table summarizing the types of injection processes authorized in each state, and an appendix that contains the text of many of the relevant state regulations and policies.

Puder, Markus G.; Bryson, Bill; Veil, John A.

2003-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

404

Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency...

405

Ad Hoc Committee to Examine Governance Structure & Organization of UW-Madison's  

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#12;Ad Hoc Committee to Examine Governance Structure & Organization of UW-Madison's Division Sciences) 17 April 2012 #12; 1 FINAL REPORT Ad Hoc Committee to Examine Governance Structure & Organization of UW-Madison's Division of International Studies The Ad Hoc Committee to Examine Governance

Sheridan, Jennifer

406

148 Trees, people and the built environment Governance and the urban forest  

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148 Trees, people and the built environment Governance and the urban forest Abstract Governance can; knowledge management; and power. We illustrate this framework through a series of profiles of existing? Governance refers broadly to the processes and people involved in making decisions. There are different ways

407

Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments Mark Policinski, Executive Director  

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Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments Mark Policinski, Executive Director 720 East Pete Rose Way, Suite 420 Cincinnati, OH 45202 email: HUmpolicinski@oki.orgU HUwww.oki.org Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments: The Ohio-Kentucky- Indiana Regional Council of Governments helps local

408

Sipping fuel and saving lives: increasing fuel economy withoutsacrificing safety  

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The public, automakers, and policymakers have long worried about trade-offs between increased fuel economy in motor vehicles and reduced safety. The conclusion of a broad group of experts on safety and fuel economy in the auto sector is that no trade-off is required. There are a wide variety of technologies and approaches available to advance vehicle fuel economy that have no effect on vehicle safety. Conversely, there are many technologies and approaches available to advance vehicle safety that are not detrimental to vehicle fuel economy. Congress is considering new policies to increase the fuel economy of new automobiles in order to reduce oil dependence and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The findings reported here offer reassurance on an important dimension of that work: It is possible to significantly increase the fuel economy of motor vehicles without compromising their safety. Automobiles on the road today demonstrate that higher fuel economy and greater safety can co-exist. Some of the safest vehicles have higher fuel economy, while some of the least safe vehicles driven today--heavy, large trucks and SUVs--have the lowest fuel economy. At an October 3, 2006 workshop, leading researchers from national laboratories, academia, auto manufacturers, insurance research industry, consumer and environmental groups, material supply industries, and the federal government agreed that vehicles could be designed to simultaneously improve safety and fuel economy. The real question is not whether we can realize this goal, but the best path to get there. The experts' studies reveal important new conclusions about fuel economy and safety, including: (1) Vehicle fuel economy can be increased without affecting safety, and vice versa; (2) Reducing the weight and height of the heaviest SUVs and pickup trucks will simultaneously increase both their fuel economy and overall safety; and (3) Advanced materials can decouple size from mass, creating important new possibilities for increasing both fuel economy and safety without compromising functionality.

Gordon, Deborah; Greene, David L.; Ross, Marc H.; Wenzel, Tom P.

2007-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

409

Major Government-Supported Fuel Cell Vehicle Projects Government support for fuel cell projects is critical to the development of fuel cell technology.  

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sustainable energy technologies, including solar, gas micro-turbines, and wind generators that will initially activities. Australia Both the Commonwealth and Provincial governments are involved in demonstration activities designed to move Australia toward a hydrogen economy. STEP The government of Western Australia has

410

Matching Federal Government EnergyMatching Federal Government Energy Needs with Energy Efficient Fuel CellsNeeds with Energy Efficient Fuel Cells  

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1 Matching Federal Government EnergyMatching Federal Government Energy Needs with Energy Efficient Fuel CellsNeeds with Energy Efficient Fuel Cells Keith A SpitznagelKeith A Spitznagel Senior VP Buildings & Facilities · 5 Kilowatts to Megawatts Speciality vehicles & Material handling · 1 to 50

411

The Attitude of the English Government Toward the Monroe Doctrine  

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r e l a t i o n s . The United States i n 1886, f87, 88, "90, '94, and 195 tendered i t s f r i e n d l y o f f i c e s f o r securing a r b i t r a t i o n only to have i t s o f f i c e s per s i s t e n t l y declined. The En g l i s h... toward the flfonroe Doctrine i s very d i f f i c u l t to determine, F i r s t - because the E n g l i s h government i s not always consistent Fffc. i t s e l f on account of the frequent changes i n the domin- ance of the p o l i t i c a l p a r t i...

Bisset, Charles

1909-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Environmental Impacts of Increased Hydroelectric Development...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Impacts of Increased Hydroelectric Development at Existing Dams Environmental Impacts of Increased Hydroelectric Development at Existing Dams This report describes the...

413

Increasing Scientific Productivity by Tracking Data  

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Data Tracking Increases Scientific Productivity Data Tracking Increases Scientific Productivity July 20, 2011 | Tags: HPSS, NERSC Linda Vu, lvu@lbl.gov, +1 510 486 2402 HPSS...

414

Environmental disaster or just a drop in the bucket: Texas scientists on the real effects of the Deewater Horizon oil spill  

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Winter 2011 tx H2O 3 or just a drop in thebucket?Texas scientists on the real e#31;ects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill 4 tx H2O Winter 2011 Environmental Disaster Continued What if gasoline pumped into cars, seafood eaten at restaurants... but forgo#27;en as the wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon MC#31;#30;#31; drilling platform sank into its waters. A crude awakening Like any large oil spill, this one took its toll in many ways. Eleven BP employees on the rig died in the explosion...

Lee, Leslie

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Environmental disaster or just a drop in the bucket?: Texas scientists on the real effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill  

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Winter 2011 tx H2O 3 or just a drop in thebucket?Texas scientists on the real e#31;ects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill 4 tx H2O Winter 2011 Environmental Disaster Continued What if gasoline pumped into cars, seafood eaten at restaurants... but forgo#27;en as the wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon MC#31;#30;#31; drilling platform sank into its waters. A crude awakening Like any large oil spill, this one took its toll in many ways. Eleven BP employees on the rig died in the explosion...

Lee, Leslie

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Abstract--Security in physical environments has become increasingly important in the wake of terror and criminal activity,  

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of terror and criminal activity, particularly over the past decade. One of the challenges is to identify, RFID, security. I. INTRODUCTION n the wake of increased terrorist and criminal activity over the past, and this technology is being adopted by governments and private agencies around the world. This research was sponsored

Biuk-Aghai, Robert P.

417

Supply Response and Impact of Government-Supported Crops on the Texas Vegetable Industry  

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Supply functions, elasticity estimates, and nonjointness test results consistently indicated that few commodities compete economically in the production of six major Texas vegetables (cabbage, cantaloupes, carrots, onions, potatoes, and watermelons). Significant bias effects caused by government-supported commodities, fixed inputs, and technological change were observed and measured. Nonnested test results for the hypothesis of sequential decision making by vegetable producers were inconclusive, but they gave greater likelihood support to sequential than to contemporaneous decision making. Many crops are produced under provision of gov-ernment programs intended both to prevent severe drops in prices received by farmers and to limit supplies. Diversion payments, price supports, and acreage restrictions are examples of governmental policies designed to stabilize and control field crop production in the U.S, Vegetable production and marketing, on the other hand, are often subject only to minimum standards implemented by grow-ers associations and shippers to ensure quality of the fresh produce. Their prices are allowed to vary according to market conditions prevailing at the time of harvest. Meanwhile, health-conscious con-sumers are enhancing their diets by expanding con-sumption of vegetables. For example, per capita consumption of fresh vegetables in the U.S. has increased more than a third in less than 15 years, rising from 75 to 102 pounds between 1975 and 1989 (USDA). Texas is a major vegetable producing state. In 1989 it ranked sixth among the 50 states in value of vegetables produced and fourth in value of fresh vegetables produced (USDA). Considerable re-sources are devoted to them, and income generated from vegetable production and associated agribus-iness activities contribute substantially to the eco-

Fermin Ornelas; C. Richard Shumway

418

States, markets and beyond: Governance of transboundary water resources  

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increasingly complex web of institutions and interactionscentrist theory. A dense web of interactions across bordersand values is a complex web of interactions fragmented along

Blatter, J; Ingram, H

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Governance and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Vietnam  

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. September. HSBC Insurance.2009. ?HSBC To Increase Stake In Vietnams Largest Insurancemarket. In October of last year, HSBC Insurance Asia Pacific

Montoya, Alfred John

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Curating GIS Data: Collaborations Between University Libraries and Local Government Agencies  

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?ee. Best Prac?ces for Local Government Geospa?al Programs. March 2011. h?p:// www.fgdc.gov/ngac/ngac-?local-?gov-?gis-?best-?prac?ces-?paper.pdf 3) Execu?ve Order of May 9, 2013, Making Open... and Machine Readable the New Default for Government Informa?on h?:// www.whitehouse.gov/the-?press-?office/2013/05/09/execu?ve-? order-?making-?open-?and-?machine-?readable-?new-?default-? government-? Best...

Weimer, Katherine H.; Olivares, Miriam

2014-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Governance mechanisms for infrastructure public-private partnerships : focus on India  

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Infrastructure PPPs encounter unexpected changes in the technological, economic, social and political environments over their long lifetimes. They require governance frameworks that enable them to continue to deliver ...

Gupta, Arjun P. (Arjun Premchand)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

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

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) is offering homeowners in WRCOG participating jurisdictions an opportunity to finance energy and water efficiency projects in their homes. The Home...

423

Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments, 2nd Edition (Fact Sheet)  

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This fact sheet outlines the content of the second edition of the DOE publication Solar Powering Your Local Community: A Guide for Local Governments.

Ruckman, K.

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Solar Photovoltaic Financing: Deployment on Public Property by State and Local Governments  

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This report examines ways that state and local governments can optimize the financial structure of deploying solar PV for public uses.

425

The Private Enforcement of Government Interests Under the False Claims Act  

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government review of private actions in an attempt totam litigation is a form of private action in the support of82) (discussing private rights of action and initiation).

Kwok, David Y.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

HASKELL & WHITE CORPORATE REPORTING & GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE SERIES Blending Theory with Practice  

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HASKELL & WHITE CORPORATE REPORTING & GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE SERIES Blending Theory with Practice Pinnell, Managing Partner of Haskell & White. GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION Papers are invited from

de Lijser, Peter

427

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

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

In an effort to promote uniformity, the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) approved standard procedures for securing necessary electrical/building permits for residential (single-family) and...

428

People and Petroleum : Practice and Potential of Reconciliation in Petroleum Governance.  

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??This thesis discusses the use of reconciliation in natural resource management, focusing on petroleum governance. The main objective is to investigate if reconciliation is relevant (more)

Sameien, Dag Rune

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Opportunities for climate change adaptation in developing countries - a case of local governments in Pakistan.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??This thesis is one of the first attempts in the context of urban Pakistani local governments that starts with a comprehensive inventory of what is (more)

Janjua, M

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

H.A.R. 13-276 - Rules Governing Standards for Archaeological...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Rules Governing Standards for Archaeological Inventory Surveys and Reports Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- RegulationRegulation:...

431

Shadow Economy, Tax Morale, Governance and Institutional Quality: A Panel Analysis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Exploring the Underground Economy. Kalamazoo W. E. UpjohnDependent Variable: Shadow Economy A) GOVERN. /INSTIT.of Tax Reform in the Global Economy. New York: Springer, pp.

Torgler, Benno; Schneider, Friedrich

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Adaptive governance of contested rivers : a political journey into the uncertain  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Governance of international rivers is characterized by complex institutional arrangements aimed at minimizing uncertainty and making it difficult for participants to avoid their responsibilities. However, as new information ...

Ashcraft, Catherine Marie

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

WC_1990_006_CLASS_WAIVER_of_the_Government_US_and_Foreign_Pa...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

rnmentUSandForeignPa.pdf More Documents & Publications WC1990012CLASSWAIVERofPatentRightsinInventionsMade.pdf WC1990008CLASSWAIVERfortheGovernmentsUSandFore...

434

50 CFR 18.27 - Regulations Governing Small Takes of Marine Mammals...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Activities (2014). Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?title50CFR18.27-RegulationsGoverningSmallTakesofMarineMammalsIncidentalToSpecifiedActivities&old...

435

Strategies for Containment: The U.S. Federal Government at the Hanford Nuclear Site .  

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??This dissertation argues that the U.S. government employs multiple rhetorical strategies to manage discourse about the Hanford Site, a nuclear site located on the Columbia (more)

Elliott, Erica

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Government works with technology to boost gas output/usage  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Specially treated ethane gas from fields of the Moomba area in the Cooper basin of South Australia now flows freely through 870 mi of interstate gas pipeline to an end-user in Sydney, New South Wales. This unprecedented usage of ethane is the result of a long-term cooperative agreement. The producer sought to provide the end-user with ethane gas for usage as a petrochemical feedstock to manufacture ethylene and plastic goods. The end-user had strict specifications for a low-CO{sub 2}, very dry ethane product with a small percentage of methane. In order to meet these, the producer committed millions of dollars to construct a high-technology, state-of-the-art ethane treatment facility in the Moomba area, and lay an extensive pipeline. Santos also contracted with the amines supplier to provide a high-performance, deep CO{sub 2} removal solvent with good corrosion prevention characteristics. The paper discusses the Moomba field overflow, gas treatment, government cooperation, and project completion.

Nicoll, H. [Dow Chemical Co., Houston, TX (United States). GAS/SPEC Technology Group

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

HOTSPOTS OF CLIMATEDRIVEN INCREASES IN RESIDENTIAL  

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. This paper provides reduced form estimates of changes in electricity consumption due to increased use to higher projections of electricity consumption. These increases in projected electricity consumption were: climate change, vulnerability, electricity consumption, heating, cooling Please use the following citation

438

Colorado Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Colorado Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7...

439

Pennsylvania Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Pennsylvania Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7...

440

Arkansas Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Arkansas Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7...

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441

Oklahoma Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Oklahoma Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7...

442

Virginia Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Virginia Coalbed Methane Proved Reserves Revision Increases (Billion Cubic Feet) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7...

443

Building Retrofits for Increased Protection Against Airborne  

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Building Retrofits for Increased Protection Against Airborne Chemical and Biological Releases of Standards and Technology William A. Jeffrey, Director Building Retrofits for Increased Protection Against Dols Heather Davis Priya Lavappa Amy Rushing Building and Fire Research Laboratory Prepared for: U

444

Bioenergy Research at BNL: Increasing Productivity Using  

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Bioenergy Research at BNL: Increasing Productivity Using Biological Interactions Lee Newman With D consequences: ­ Price of corn has doubled ­ Farmers are planting more corn for ethanol · Increase alternative

Homes, Christopher C.

445

Increasing Global Renewable Energy Market Share  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Increasing Global Renewable Energy Market Share: Recent Trends and Perspectives Final Report..............................................................................................................................12 2.2 Bioenergy

Peinke, Joachim

446

capabilities Disaster Resiliency and  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and infrastructure resiliency Energy information and education Policy, financing, and partnership development Broad and sustainable energy systems and facilities. Economic Recovery Through partnerships with local stakeholders The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the nation's leader in energy efficient and renewable energy

447

Obtaining Disaster Assistance (Spanish)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

cubrir las necesidades relacionadas con el desastre ? Cuando se hayan agotado los Gastos Diarios Adicionales provistos por su p?liza ? Cuando usted no cuenta con recursos de alquiler en su ?rea Para obtener m?s informaci?n, visite www. fema...

Cavanagh, Joyce

2008-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

448

Local Representation in the Context of Decentralization: Mayors, Citizens, and Local Governance in Latin America  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Points ...................................................... 38 2-12 Municipal Income ............................................................................................... 46 2-13 Municipal Expenditures... ........................................................................ 135 4-3 Multi-level Model of Government Effectiveness and Responsiveness in 20 Cantons in Ecuador .......................................................... 138 4-4 Local Government Effectiveness in 30 Municipalities in Ecuador in 2012...

Shockley, Bethany L

2014-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

449

LOCAL GOVERNANCE, ANTI-CORRUPTION AND REDD+ IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN  

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LOCAL GOVERNANCE, ANTI-CORRUPTION AND REDD+ IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN: EXPLORING SYNERGIES AND THE CARIBBEAN: EXPLORING SYNERGIES TO STRENGTHEN TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY 2 #12;LOCAL GOVERNANCE, ANTI-CORRUPTION AND REDD+ IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN: EXPLORING SYNERGIES TO STRENGTHEN TRANSPARENCY

450

A Low Carbon Development Guide for Local Government Actions in China  

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local economic and energy offices, with leadership from those under Chinas National Development andlocal government in China, where energy management standards are under development andDevelopment Chinas new national carbon intensity target directs local governments to make energy-

Zhou, Nan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

A Low Carbon Development Guide for Local Government Actions in China  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Development Guide for Local Government Actions in China Nina Zheng, Nan Zhou, Lynn Price and Stephanie Ohshita China EnergyDevelopment Guide for Local Government Actions in China Nina Zheng, Nan Zhou, Lynn Price and Stephanie Ohshita China Energydevelopment for two main reasons. The first is that local food production can lower energy

Zheng, Nina

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Leadership succession: a discourse analysis of governance dialectics in two nonprofit organizations  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

LEADERSHIP SUCCESSION: A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF GOVERNANCE DIALECTICS IN TWO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS A Dissertation by ANDREI CONSTANTIN DUTA Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial... fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY May 2008 Major Subject: Communication LEADERSHIP SUCCESSION: A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF GOVERNANCE DIALECTICS IN TWO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS A Dissertation...

Duta, Andrei Constantin

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

453

Self-similar solutions for a fractional thin film equation governing hydraulic fractures  

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Self-similar solutions for a fractional thin film equation governing hydraulic fractures C. Imbert equation governing hydraulic fractures are constructed. One of the boundary con- ditions, which accounts, 35R11, 35C06 Keywords: Hydraulic fractures, higher order equation, thin films, fractional Laplacian

Boyer, Edmond

454

United States Government Accountability Office GAO Report to the Chairman, Committee on  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and Administration, U.S. Senate SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Board of Regents Has Implemented Many Governance Reforms of Regents Has Implemented Many Governance Reforms, but Ensuring Accountability and Oversight Will Require Ongoing Action The Board has implemented several reforms related to executive compensation and benefits

Mathis, Wayne N.

455

College of Community and Public Affairs Center for Local GovernmentI Jefferson County: Contracting  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

College of Community and Public Affairs Center for Local GovernmentI Jefferson County: Contracting Jefferson County Contracting with Towns for Major Improvements This report was prepared in partial fulfillment of contract requirements for: "Cost Effectiveness of Consolidating Government Highway Services

Suzuki, Masatsugu

456

Wind Turbine Shutdowns and Upgrades in Denmark: Timing Decisions and the Impact of Government Policy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Wind Turbine Shutdowns and Upgrades in Denmark: Timing Decisions and the Impact of Government structural econometric model of wind turbine owners' decisions about whether and when to add new turbines the underlying profit structure for wind producers and evaluate the impact of technology and government policy

Lin, C.-Y. Cynthia

457

A Step by Step Tool Kit for Local Governments to Go Solar  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This tool kit provides an array of strategies and options that local governments can implement to help encourage solar developments in their region, including amending general plans, incentivizing energy efficiency measures and solar installations, and educating local home builders about existing solar incentives. It also includes model ordinances and resolutions to help local governments promote solar development.

458

Plan for the Future How Local Governments Can Help Implement California's  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Plan for the Future How Local Governments Can Help Implement California's New Land Use and Climate, and Janill Richards of the California Attorney General's Of- fice for helping to edit this report@law.berkeley.edu or (510) 643- 3701. Plan for the Future: How Local Governments Can Help Implement California's New Land

Kammen, Daniel M.

459

InternshipApplicationWrittenExercise Evaluation of the Saskatchewan Government Growth Plan  

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InternshipApplicationWrittenExercise Evaluation of the Saskatchewan Government Growth Plan and the expectations on them. Using these elements, evaluate the Chapter on "Growing and developing Saskatchewan's Labour Force" (pp. 37-40 of Government of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Plan for Growth: Vision 2020

Saskatchewan, University of

460

PAPERS ON TERRITORIAL INTELLIGENCE AND GOVERNANCE PARTICIPATORY ACTION-RESEARCH AND TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

PAPERS ON TERRITORIAL INTELLIGENCE AND GOVERNANCE PARTICIPATORY ACTION-RESEARCH AND TERRITORIAL citizens, the private sector, other local government departments and other public entities, due to both their direct action as demanders of all sorts of raw materials, and their indirect action

Paris-Sud XI, Universit de

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461

Information for the NIH Extramural Grantee Community During the Lapse of Federal Government Funding  

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Information for the NIH Extramural Grantee Community During the Lapse of Federal Government Funding by National Institutes of Health (NIH) Purpose The Government Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 ended on September 30 this lapse in appropriation will have on your grant/cooperative agreement or the availability of NIH

Kroll, Kristen L.

462

Conducting Private R&D at PNNL Tapping valuable government resources with a unique Use Permit  

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Conducting Private R&D at PNNL Tapping valuable government resources with a unique Use Permit What. Unique to PNNL is a powerful technology development and transfer mechanism known as the Use Permit. The Use Permit allows Battelle staff working at PNNL to use federal government facilities and equipment

463

Water governance: Critique, Theory and Evidence from Asia 1 Eduardo Araral  

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Water governance: Critique, Theory and Evidence from Asia 1 Eduardo Araral Lee Kuan Yew School of Water Policy of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy #12;Abstract Most scholars agree that improving water governance is the key to addressing water insecurity in developing countries. However, in the last

Chaudhuri, Sanjay

464

most are government agencies --local, national and international. A ten-year industry forecast put together  

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most are government agencies -- local, national and international. A ten-year industry forecast put environmental, civil government, defence and security, and transportation as the most active market segments combine geographic information systems with satellite data are in demand in a variety of disciplines

Wisconsin at Madison, University of

465

Governance in Open Source Software Development Projects: A Comparative Multi Level Analysis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and adaptive software systems. In this paper, we examine how practices and processes enable and govern OSS and generalization based on empirical studies of OSS projects, work practices, development processes for Understanding Governance in OSS Projects OSS work practices, engineering processes, and community dynamics can

Scacchi, Walt

466

Increasing water holding capacity for irrigation  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Increasing water holding capacity for irrigation Reseachers recommend solutions for sediment trapping in irrigation system LANL and SNL leveraged technical expertise to determine...

467

Report: Natural Gas Infrastructure Implications of Increased...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

interstate natural gas pipeline transmission system across a range of future natural gas demand scenarios that drive increased electric power sector natural gas use. To perform...

468

The geothermal partnership: Industry, utilities, and government meeting the challenges of the 90's  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Each year the Geothermal Division of the US Department of Energy conducts an in-depth review of its entire geothermal R D program. The conference serves several purposes: a status report on current R D activities, an assessment of progress and problems, a review of management issues, and a technology transfer opportunity between DOE and the US geothermal community. This year's conference, Program Review IX, was held in San Francisco on March 19--21, 1991. The theme of this review was The Geothermal Partnership -- Industry, Utilities, and Government Meeting the Challenges of the 90's.'' The importance of this partnership has increased markedly as demands for improved technology must be balanced with available research resources. By working cooperatively, the geothermal community, including industry, utilities, DOE, and other state and federal agencies, can more effectively address common research needs. The challenge currently facing the geothermal partnership is to strengthen the bonds that ultimately will enhance opportunities for future development of geothermal resources. Program Review IX consisted of eight sessions including an opening session. The seven technical sessions included presentations by the relevant field researchers covering DOE-sponsored R D in hydrothermal, hot dry rock, and geopressured energy and the progress associated with the Long Valley Exploratory Well. Individual papers have been cataloged separately.

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1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Centre for Research in Accounting, Accountability and Governance Working Papers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. It demonstrates the complexities involved in using performance indicators to control activities in health care for the National Health Services (NHS). This paper examines empirically the effects of the introduction reforms, organisational change, rating system in healthcare. #12;4 INTRODUCTION An increasing concern

470

Measuring Governance Quality in Forestry: from Policy to  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

questions, how to proceed 1. Introduction Several challenges distressing forestry: · Deforestation and forest degradation · Illegal logging and trade · Increasing demand for forest-related ecosystem services/politicians/investors/corporations e.g. transparency, participation in decision-making, environmental and social responsibility 1

Pettenella, Davide

471

The report finds that through strategic policy implementation, governments can  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

local economic development, increase energy security, and reduce the environmental impact of electricity a market for lower-cost solar photovoltaics (PV). The report discusses pathways for policy development generation (DG) solar PV. The sequencing order assessed begins with instigating low-cost policies that remove

472

INCREASING RENDERING PERFORMANCE OF GRAPHICS HARDWARE  

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a compute-on-demand paradigm for the design of high-speed and energy-efficient graphics components. The goalINCREASING RENDERING PERFORMANCE OF GRAPHICS HARDWARE Justin Hensley A dissertation submitted RIGHTS RESERVED ii #12;ABSTRACT JUSTIN HENSLEY: Increasing Rendering Performance of Graphics Hardware

Whitton, Mary C.

473

International cooperation for disaster management -- Romanian-American experience in the achievement of a joint exercise using decision support tools for radiological emergency  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

International coordination and cooperation is rewarding but at the same time very challenging. This paper will discuss the Romanian perspective on technology transfer, its problems and its advantages. Further, the discussion will take place in the context of preparing for an international conference while at the same time exchanging civil defense expertise. The American perspective on the same subject will also be presented with healthy doses of mutual explanations. The final portion of the paper will present the joint lessons learned from the newly created interfaces and what it holds for the future. The paper aims to present the Romanian and American experts` opinion about the demonstration of using computer technology for helping the international cooperation in the field of disaster management.

Qualls, J.R. [Army Space and Strategic Defense Command, Huntsville, AL (United States); Botirca, R.; Gabor, A.; Miron, A. [Civil Defense Command, Bucharest (Romania)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

474

Managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation. Special report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX) has been jointly coordinated by Working Groups I (WGI) and II (WGII) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report focuses on the relationship between climate change and extreme weather and climate events, the impacts of such events, and the strategies to manage the associated risks. This Special Report, in particular, contributes to frame the challenge of dealing with extreme weather and climate events as an issue in decision making under uncertainty, analyzing response in the context of risk management. The report consists of nine chapters, covering risk management; observed and projected changes in extreme weather and climate events; exposure and vulnerability to as well as losses resulting from such events; adaptation options from the local to the international scale; the role of sustainable development in modulating risks; and insights from specific case studies. (LN)

Field, C.B.; Barros, V.; Stocker, T.F. (and others)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

Recovery and Resilience After a Nuclear Power Plant Disaster: A Medical Decision model for Managing an Effective, Timely, and Balanced Response  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Based on experiences in Tokyo responding to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant crisis, a real-time, medical decision model is presented by which to make key health-related decisions given the central role of health and medical issues in such disasters. Focus is on response and recovery activities that are safe, timely, effective, and well-organized. This approach empowers on-site decision makers to make interim decisions without undue delay using readily available and high-level scientific, medical, communication, and policy expertise. Key features of this approach include ongoing assessment, consultation, information, and adaption to the changing conditions. This medical decision model presented is compatible with the existing US National Response Framework structure.

Coleman, C. Norman [National Cancer Institute, NIH; Blumenthal, Daniel J. [National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Department of Energy

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Texas Cities in the Era of Government Transparency  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. For instance, in the Money category researchers sought evidence of a budget document online. Or in the People category, researchers might look for the workforce succession plan. All told, three of the categoriesMoney, People... of the ease with which many informa- tional items such as a comprehensive plan and meeting agendas can be posted, as well as the increasingly common usage of web- sites as mechanisms for service requests. Some performance measures can...

Bearfield, Domonic; Bowman, Ann O'M

477

RESEARCH ARTICLE Lifespan Extension and Increased Pumping  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

RESEARCH ARTICLE Lifespan Extension and Increased Pumping Rate Accompany Pharyngeal Muscle in multiple behavioral defects; slower pharyngeal pumping rate, impaired egg laying, defective motility nfi-1 must be expressed to rescue the pharyngeal pumping defect. Expression of nfi-1 from

Gronostajski, Richard M.

478

Introduction Wetlands are increasingly used for wastewater  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Introduction Wetlands are increasingly used for wastewater treatment Plant community changes and related nutrient retention within an aridland constructed wastewater treatment wetland How does plant community composition change in an aridland constructed wastewater treatment wetland and how do those

Hall, Sharon J.

479

US Government Outsourcing, the Private Military Industry, and Operation Iraqi Freedom: A Case Study in Conflict Contracting  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Federal Activities Inventory Reform FAR Federal Acquisition Regulations FPDS-NG Federal Procurement Data SystemNext Generation 5 GAO Government Accountability Office GMASS Global Maintenance and Supply Services GOCO government...

Halpin, Allison Ann

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

480

Corporate Governance as Risk Regulation in China: A Comparative View of Risk Oversight, Risk Management, and Accountability  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Risk management and oversight have long been recognized as core corporate governance issues and have gained renewed attention in the wake of the financial crisis. Following global trends, recent corporate governance reforms in China also focus...

Harper Ho, Virginia E.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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481

An economic theory perspective on optimal design of government of regional infrastructure in Australia: the case of national transport  

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1 An economic theory perspective on optimal design of government of regional infrastructure Professor of Economics University of Canberra Faculty of Business, Government and Law Cameron in the coming decades to deal with growing population, shifting economic and demographic patterns

482

Draft Memorandum to the Department on the Congressional Advisory Panel on the Governance of the Nuclear Security Enterprise  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Draft Memorandum to the Department on the Congressional Advisory Panel on the Governance of the Nuclear Security Enterprise

483

RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT; ENACTING THE RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCING DISTRICT ACT; AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITIES AND  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT; ENACTING THE RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCING DISTRICT ACT; AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITIES to encourage the development of distributed generation renewable energy sources and the installation. the creation and administration of renewable energy financing districts to facilitate the development

Kammen, Daniel M.

484

Preserving the American Common Market: State and Local Governments in the United States Supreme Court  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The dormant Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution, according to the Supreme Court, creates a free trade zone among the states. This article argues that state and local governments act as "fire alarms" in dormant Commerce ...

Drahozal, Christopher R.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Mediated urban civic space : info deck of the Hong Kong SAR Government Info-tainment Headquarters  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

After being a British colony for more than hundred years, Hong Kong's final handover back to China took place 1st July 1997. There are tremendous demands on the new government to reflect her status during this critical ...

Louie, Tak-Wing, 1973-

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

The Impact of Stewardship on Firm Performance: A Family Ownership and Internal Governance Perspective  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Current research in corporate governance focuses primarily upon minimization of agency costs in the shareholder-management relationship. In this dissertation, I examine a complimentary perspective based upon stewardship theory. The model developed...

Wesley, Curtis Leonus

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

487

Corporate Social Responsibility as Collaborative Governance? The PRC Approach in Comparative Perspective  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Over the past decade, governments at various levels across China have begun to introduce new measures to promote corporate social responsibility (??????) (CSR) as an explicit policy objective. The multifaceted and dynamic nature of CSR represents...

Harper Ho, Virginia E.

2011-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

488

Challenging government: institutional arrangements, policy shocks, and no-confidence motions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

makes governments more likely to be targeted by other states in international conflicts. In the conclusion I summarize the key findings, present the broad implications for the study of parliamentary decision making, and discuss avenues for future...

Williams, Laron Kenneth

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

489

Localities and their natural gas : stories of problem diffusion, state preemption, and local government capacity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The rapid rise of oil and gas production in the United States poses a new set of policy challenges for local governments. Striving to balance the goals of encouraging economic growth and mitigating its side effects, local ...

Agatstein, Jessica C

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments, (Revised) August 2009  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

DOE has developed this guide to help local governments design and implement local solar plans. This guide includes examples and models tested in cities. Many of the examples are results of DOE's Solar America Cities Program.

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2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Government Benefits and the Rule of Law: Toward a Standards-Based Theory of Judicial Review  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This is the second of two articles developing a standards-based approach to the rule of law in the context of administrative decisions concerning government benefits. We base our standards-based theory on two core ...

Levy, Richard E.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Water and democracy: new roles for civil society in water governance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

In most democratic countries, government officials make water-allocation decisions. Citizens depend on these officials and their technical advisors to take account of both technical and political considerations in determining ...

Susskind, Lawrence E.

493

The perceived power: government and taxation during the American Civil War  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

for the United States. The national government relied on indirect taxes, particularly customs duties, as its primary source of revenue. Concurrently, the states developed an array of unique financing strategies, including taxing citizens directly. The dire need...

Flaherty, Jane

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

494

Joint Statement by Sir John Beddington, United Kingdom (UK) Government Chief Scientific Adviser  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, aviation operation and security of satellites. Our respective key organizations have numerous common and Head of the Government Office for Science and Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, Deputy Administrator National

495

Shadow Economy, Tax Morale, Governance and Institutional Quality: A Panel Analysis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Exploring the Underground Economy. Kalamazoo W. E. UpjohnDependent Variable: Shadow Economy FE A) GOVERN. /INSTIT.of Tax Reform in the Global Economy. New York: Springer, pp.

Torgler, Benno; Schneider, Friedrich

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

496

Turkish e-Government transformation : a country analysis based on efforts, problems and solutions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This study analyzes the e-Government transformation in Turkey by presenting a detailed history of efforts between 1990 and 2011. The first chapter of this study presents the focus of the research as an introduction to the ...

?skender, Gkhan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

Recent proposals for government support for the commercialization of shale oil : a review and analysis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This report is intended to accompany a paper prepared by the Policy Study Group of the M.I.T. Energy Laboratory, entitled "Government Support for the Commercialization of New Energy Technologies: An Analysis and Exploration ...

Unknown author

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

Mining royalties: a global study of their impact on investors, government and civil society  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The book discusses the history of royalties and the types currently in use, covering issues such as tax administration, revenue distribution and reporting. It identifies the strengths and weaknesses of various royalty approaches and their impact on production decisions and mine economics. A section on governance looks at the management of mining revenue by governments and the need for transparency. There is an attached CD with 4 appendixes with examples of royalty legislation from over 40 countries. 10 figs., 40 tabs., 4 apps.

Otto James (and others)

2006-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

499

Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments; Second Edition  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

DOE designed this guide "Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments" to assist local government officials and stakeholders in designing and implementing strategic local solar plans. The 2011 edition contains the most recent lessons and successes from the 25 Solar America Cities and other communities promoting solar energy. Because DOE recognizes that there is no one path to solar market development, this guide introduces a range of policy and program options that can help a community build a local solar infrastructure.

Not Available

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments, Second Edition (Fact Sheet)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This fact sheet describes the details of the Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments. This report has been developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as a comprehensive resource to assist local governments and stakeholders in designing and implementing a strategic local solar plan. The guide presents helpful information on a wide array of topics that are of particular interest to cities and local communities.

Not Available

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z