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Audit Report: OAS-L-04-06 | Department of Energy  

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

4-06 Audit Report: OAS-L-04-06 December 5, 2003 Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act Audit Report Audit Report OAS-L-04-06.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Report:...

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Audit Report: Department of Energy's Controls over Recovery Act Spending at the Idaho National Laboratory  

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

Audits and Inspections Audits and Inspections Audit Report Department of Energy's Controls over Recovery Act Spending at the Idaho National Laboratory OAS-RA-L-11-10 July 2011 DOE F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: July 21, 2011 Audit Report Number: OAS-RA-L-11-10 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-35 (A10RA038) SUBJECT: Report on "Department of Energy's Controls over Recovery Act Spending at the Idaho National Laboratory" TO: Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Environmental Management, EM-1 INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Environmental Management (EM) oversees two major contracts for cleaning up the legacy contamination at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The 7 year, $2.9 billion contract with CH2M♦WG Idaho, LLC

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Audit Report - Department of Energy's Interconnection Transmission Planning Program Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009  

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

Audit Report Department of Energy's Interconnection Transmission Planning Program Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 OAS-RA-13-26 June 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 June 19, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ELECTRICITY DELIVERY AND ENERGY RELIABILITY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audit and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Interconnection Transmission Planning Program Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009" BACKGROUND Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of

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The Green Energy Audit, a new procedure for the sustainable auditing of existing buildings integrated with the LEED Protocols  

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Energy audits of buildings are the most effective tool to promote energy retrofitting measures for existing buildings, which are major consumers of energy in cities. Energy audits have multiple goals, including reducing energy consumption, managing costs, and environmental impact. The methodology of Green Energy Audit proposed defines an approach that is somewhat different from the traditional one. The added value lies in the word “green”, a word that refers to and summarises a common concept: sustainability. The proposed method is not intended to be a new energy auditing procedure, but rather a new and more modern interpretation of the classic methodology. The sustainability achieved by applying a retrofit measure is assessed with reference to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Protocol. The Green Energy Audit integrates two strategic elements, energy and environment, by mixing the energy audit and LEED methodologies. This synergy strengthens the role of the classic energy audit by providing a method that not only optimise the energy performance of existing buildings but also achieve a green retrofit of buildings, making buildings, and so future cities, more sustainable. A case study of the application of this method is discussed in this paper.

Giuliano Dall’O’; Alessandro Speccher; Elisa Bruni

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: Department of Energy's Controls over Recovery Act Spending at  

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Department of Energy's Controls over Recovery Act Department of Energy's Controls over Recovery Act Spending at the Idaho National Laboratory Audit Report: Department of Energy's Controls over Recovery Act Spending at the Idaho National Laboratory The Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Environmental Management (EM) oversees two major contracts for cleaning up the legacy contamination at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The 7 year, $2.9 billion contract with CH2M♦WG Idaho, LLC (CWI), was established in 2005, for a wide range of INL clean-up functions and is scheduled to end September 30, 2012. Under this contract, CWI was entitled to incentive fees if it completed work for less than target costs. The second contract, valued at $843 million, was with Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC (Bechtel) to operate the Advanced Mixed Waste

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Audit Report: Modular Office Facilities for Recovery Act Program Activities at the Hanford Site, OAS-RA-13-04  

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

U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Audit Report Modular Office Facilities for Recovery Act Program Activities at the Hanford Site OAS-RA-L-13-04 July 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 July 9, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE MANAGER, RICHLAND OPERATIONS OFFICE FROM: David Sedillo, Director Western Audits Division Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Modular Office Facilities for Recovery Act Program Activities at the Hanford Site" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Richland Operations Office (Richland) awarded a contract, effective October 1, 2008, to CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC) to remediate select portions of the Hanford Site's Central Plateau. As part of the American Recovery and

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Follow-up Audit of the Department of Energy's Financial Assistance for Integrated Biorefinery Projects  

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

Department Department of Energy's Financial Assistance for Integrated Biorefinery Projects DOE/IG-0893 September 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 9, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Follow-up Audit of the Department of Energy's Financial Assistance for Integrated Biorefinery Projects" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office (Program) supports the development of biomass resources into commercially viable biofuels, bioproducts and biopower. The Program provides financial assistance for integrated biorefinery projects to assist in building

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Audit Report - Integrated Safety Management at Sandia National Laboratories, IG-0866  

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

Integrated Safety Management at Integrated Safety Management at Sandia National Laboratories DOE/IG-0866 May 2012 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 May 31, 2012 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Integrated Safety Management at Sandia National Laboratories" INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE Historically, safety has been one of the Department of Energy's top priorities. In 1996, the Department established an Integrated Safety Management (ISM) system intended to prevent or reduce occupational injuries, illnesses and accidents by providing safe and healthy workplaces.

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Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Audits Audits Audits The Audit Resolution team (AR Team) manages the audit coordination and resolution activities for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). They coordinate Recovery Act audits, non-Recovery Act audits, Single Audits and the execution of audit resolution and follow-up activities. The AR Team reviews, and evaluates program operations, activities, and internal controls to ensure effective controls and compliance with policies and best practice. The AR Team collects and validates corrective action data and artifacts to support closure of audit recommendations. Responsibilities Resolves and coordinates all audits Updates all audit statuses on relevant enterprise tracking systems Follows up and coordinates with program offices and field elements

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Audit of Work Force Restructuring Under Section 3161 of the National Defense Authorization Act, WR-B-97-05  

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

AUDIT OF WORK FORCE RESTRUCTURING UNDER SECTION 3161 OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT The Office of Inspector General wants to make the distribution of its reports as customer friendly and cost effective as possible. Therefore, this report will be available electronically through the Internet five to seven days after publication at the following alternative addresses: Department of Energy Headquarters Gopher gopher.hr.doe.gov Department of Energy Headquarters Anonymous FTP vm1.hqadmin.doe.gov

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JULY 27, 2010 AUDIT REPORT  

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JULY 27, 2010 AUDIT REPORT REPORT NO. IG-10-017 (ASSIGNMENT NO. A-09-009-05) OFFICE OF AUDITS AUDIT Administration #12;#12;JULY 27, 2010 REPORT NO. IG-10-017 OVERVIEW AUDIT OF NASA'S RECOVERY ACT PROCUREMENT Act requirements and with NASA and OMB guidance. We performed our audit work at four NASA Centers

Christian, Eric

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Audit Resolution  

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

Department's WinSAGA System for Department's WinSAGA System for Energy Grants Management Under the Recovery Act OAS-RA-10-05 March 2010 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 March 25, 2010 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY, ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audit Services Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Management Controls over the Department's WinSAGA System for Energy Grants Management Under the Recovery Act" BACKGROUND As a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy (Department) received $8.1 billion for formula grant programs supporting

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Fraud risk factors and auditing standards : an integrated identification of a fraud risk management model.  

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??The aims of this thesis are to set out the ten audit outcome based scenarios and the research questions and auditing problems derived from the… (more)

Sitorus, Tumpal Wagner

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated Solid Waste Management Act (Nebraska) | Department of Energy  

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

You are here You are here Home » Integrated Solid Waste Management Act (Nebraska) Integrated Solid Waste Management Act (Nebraska) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fed. Government Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Residential Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Schools State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Program Info State Nebraska Program Type Siting and Permitting Provider Environmental Quality This act affirms the state's support for alternative waste management practices, including waste reduction and resource recovery. Each county and

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Integrated Resource Planning Act (Georgia) | Department of Energy  

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

You are here You are here Home » Integrated Resource Planning Act (Georgia) Integrated Resource Planning Act (Georgia) < Back Eligibility Commercial Construction Developer General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Investor-Owned Utility Municipal/Public Utility Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Georgia Program Type Industry Recruitment/Support Siting and Permitting Georgia's Integrated Resource Planning Act, which was passed in 1991 and is now Georgia Code § 46-3A, requires that any proposed new electric plant receive certification by the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) before construction begins. A utility is entitled to recover pre-approved costs

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Montana Integrated Waste Management Act (Montana) | Department of Energy  

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

Montana Integrated Waste Management Act (Montana) Montana Integrated Waste Management Act (Montana) Montana Integrated Waste Management Act (Montana) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Low-Income Residential Schools Institutional Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Program Info State Montana Program Type Industry Recruitment/Support Provider Montana Department of Environmental Quality This legislation sets goals for the reduction of solid waste generated by households, businesses, and governments, through source reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting. The state aims to achieve recycling and composting rates of: (a) 17% of the state's solid waste by 2008;

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FOIA Frequently Requested Documents: DE-EE0002884 Recovery Act- Integrated Algal Biorefinery (IABR)  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

FOIA Frequently Requested Documents: DE-EE0002884 Recovery Act - Integrated Algal Biorefinery (IABR).

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Audit Report: IG-0417 | Department of Energy  

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

7 Audit Report: IG-0417 March 13, 1998 Audit of the Department of Energy's Management of Research and Development Integration The Congress, independent task forces, and advisory...

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Audit Report: IG-0447 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

47 Audit Report: IG-0447 July 7, 1999 The U.S. Department of Energy's Audit Follow-up Process Audit follow-up is an integral part of good management. According to Office of...

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Audit Resolution  

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

West Virginia West Virginia OAS-RA-11-09 June 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 June 13, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of West Virginia" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization Program) received $5 billion under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to improve the energy efficiency of residences owned or occupied by low-income persons. The Department subsequently awarded a three-year Recovery Act Weatherization Program grant of

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Audit Resolution  

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

Accounting and Reporting for the Accounting and Reporting for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by the Department of Energy's Funding Recipients OAS-RA-10-06 April 2010 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 April 1, 2010 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Accounting and Reporting for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by the Department of Energy's Funding Recipients" BACKGROUND The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was established to jumpstart the U.S. economy, create or save millions of jobs, and invest in the Nation's energy future. The Department of Energy received approximately $37 billion through the Recovery Act

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Integration of RCRA corrective action with Clean Water Act compliance  

SciTech Connect

A synthetic fibers manufacturing facility is implementing an integrated phased program to upgrade its existing wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) to comply with both the Clean Water Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The existing WWTP consists of an influent settling basin, two equalization basins, two aeration basins with low- and high-speed aerators, three secondary clarifiers, post-aeration, and belt filter press dewatering with on-site landfilling. The existing WWTP will be replaced with a tank-based system that will include equalization, biological treatment, clarification, effluent filtration, and effluent diffusion. RCRA regulatory compliance incorporated the Corrective Action Program, the Toxicity Characteristic Rule, the Land Disposal Restrictions, and closure/postclosure requirements. Clean Water Act compliance incorporated the Organic Chemicals, Plastics, and Synthetic Fibers (OCPSF) effluent guidelines, effluent toxicity and general water quality requirements. Logistically, project implementation involved fast-track design and construction, close regulatory interface, and maintenance of production process continuity.

Cable, J.K.; Starlin, L.A.; Giltner, J.A.: Futch, R.S.; Ballard, R.W. (CH2M Hill, Atlanta, GA (United States))

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit of Departmental Integrated Standardized Core Accounting System (DISCAS) Operations at Selected Field Sites, AP-FS-97-02  

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

AUDIT OF DEPARTMENTAL INTEGRATED STANDARDIZED CORE ACCOUNTING SYSTEM (DISCAS) OPERATIONS AT SELECTED FIELD SITES The Office of Inspector General wants to make the distribution of its reports as customer friendly and cost effective as possible. Therefore, this report will be available electronically through the Internet five to seven days after publication at the following alternative addresses: Department of Energy Headquarters Gopher gopher.hr.doe.gov Department of Energy Headquarters Anonymous FTP vm1.hqadmin.doe.gov

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Audit Resolution  

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

Industrial Carbon Capture and Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage Program Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act OAS-RA-13-15 March 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 March 21, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage Program Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act" INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy received nearly $1.5 billion through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to invest in clean industrial technologies and sequestration projects through the Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage Program (Carbon Program). The National Energy Technology Laboratory awarded 46 cooperative agreements to a

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Audit Memo Template  

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

May 1, 2013 May 1, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: External Peer Review Report on the Office of Audits The Government Auditing Standards, issued by the Comptroller General of the United States, prescribe that all audit organizations must have an external peer review performed by an independent organization once every 3years. Earlier this year, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) conducted the required peer review of my Office of Audits. It is our responsibility, under the Government Auditing Standards, to circulate the results of the peer review to the responsible agency head and to the members of Congress. Attached for your information is a copy of the recently completed peer review. I am pleased to

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Audit Report: AP-FS-97-02  

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

Audit of Departmental Integrated Standardized Core Accounting System (DISCAS) Operations at Selected Field Sites

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Audit Report: IG-0750  

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

Federal Energy Regulatory Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Program to Oversee Hydroelectric Dams DOE/IG-0750 December 2006 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 18, 2006 MEMORANDUM FOR THE CHAIRMAN, FEDERAL ENERGY FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Program to Oversee Hydroelectric Dams" BACKGROUND Pursuant to the Federal Power Act, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulates certain aspects of non-Federal hydroelectric dams. FERC is required to ensure the safety, stability. and integrity of these dams with the goal of protecting life, health, and property from, among other things, instances of sabotage and vandalism. To meet these requirements, FERC developed its Dam Safety and Security Programs to inspect and review

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Preliminary Audit Report on "Management Controls over the Commonwealth of Virginia's Efforts to Implement the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Weatherization Assistance Program"  

SciTech Connect

The Department of Energy's (Department) Weatherization Assistance Program received $5 billion under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to improve the energy efficiency of homes, multi-family rental units and mobile homes owned or occupied by low-income persons. Subsequently, the Department awarded a three-year Weatherization Assistance Program grant for $94 million to the Commonwealth of Virginia (Virginia). This grant provided more than a ten-fold increase in funds available to Virginia for weatherization over that authorized in Fiscal Year (FY) 2009. Corresponding to the increase in funding, the Recovery Act increased the limit on the average amount spent to weatherize a home (unit) from $2,500 to $6,500. Virginia's Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) administers the Recovery Act grant through 22 local community action agencies. These agencies (sub-grantees) are responsible for determining applicant eligibility, weatherizing homes, and conducting home assessments and inspections. Typical weatherization services include installing insulation; sealing ducts; tuning and repairing furnaces; and, mitigating heat loss through windows, doors and other infiltration points. Virginia plans to use its Recovery Act Weatherization funding to weatherize about 9,193 units over the life of the grant - a significant increase over the 1,475 housing units that were planned to be completed in FY 2009. Given the significant increase in funding and the demands associated with weatherizing thousands of homes, we initiated this audit to determine if Virginia had adequate safeguards in place to ensure that the Weatherization Program was managed efficiently and effectively. The State of Virginia's DHCD had not implemented financial and reporting controls needed to ensure Weatherization Program funds are spent effectively and efficiently. Specifically, DHCD had not: (1) Performed on-site financial monitoring of any of its sub-grantees under the Recovery Act; (2) Reviewed documentation supporting sub-grantee requests for reimbursements to verify the accuracy of amounts charged; (3) Periodically reconciled amounts paid to sub-grantees to the actual cost to weatherize units; (4) Maintained vehicle and equipment inventories as required by Federal regulations and state and Federal program directives; and (5) Accurately reported Weatherization Program results to the Department. Exacerbating weaknesses in DHCD's financial controls, the Department's most recent program monitoring visit to Virginia, made in 2008 before passage of the Recovery Act, did not include a required financial review. Hence, the financial control weaknesses discussed above were not detected and had not been addressed. As described in this report, these control and reporting weaknesses increase the risk that Recovery Act objectives may not be achieved and that fraud, waste or abuse can occur and not be detected in this critically important program.

None

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-02  

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

Audit of Environmental Cleanup Projects Funded by the Recovery Act at the Y-12 National Security Complex

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Audit Report: IG-0451 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

51 Audit Report: IG-0451 August 13, 1999 Waste Incineration at the Oak Ridge Reservation The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Incinerator is located at the East Tennessee...

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Changes in environmental auditing resulting from ISO 14000  

SciTech Connect

With the adoption of ISO 14000 a significant new element has been introduced into the environmental programs in the workplace. This element is the ISO management system. The management system provides a structure and process to control all aspects of the environmental program, and provide management with the information they need to set priorities and make decisions on the business`s operations. The ISO 14000 management system consists of four elements in a continuous cycle of Plan-Do-Check-Act and it acts as an umbrella process to integrate all the aspects of the company`s environmental management and control system into a cohesive program that provides management with: the information they need to make decisions, a way of verifying that the decisions are having the desired effect, and a process to continuously improve on environmental performance. A significant component of the Check element of the ISO management system cycle is the audit program. This program provides management with information on; the completeness of the environmental programs in place, the adequacy of the resources in place to manage environmental performance, the level of implementation of the environmental programs, and the degree of compliance with the company`s standards and the applicable regulations. The audit program must be managed the same as any other of the components of the environmental program and it is made up of several components, including: Audit Management Process and Resources; Conducting the Audits; Auditor Training; Audit Protocols; Audit Reporting Structure; Corrective Action Development, Reporting and Monitoring; Feedback System; Management Reporting Structure; and Program Quality Assurance. While the audit program is only one element of a complete environmental program, no program is complete without an effective audit function.

Sanderson, J. [Nova Corp., Calgary, Alberta (Canada)

1997-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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US Recovery Act Smart Grid Projects - Integrated and Crosscutting Systems |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

- Integrated and Crosscutting Systems - Integrated and Crosscutting Systems Jump to: navigation, search CSV Loading map... {"format":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"limit":500,"offset":0,"link":"all","sort":[""],"order":[],"headers":"show","mainlabel":"","intro":"","outro":"","searchlabel":"\u2026 further results","default":"","geoservice":"google","zoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","forceshow":true,"showtitle":true,"hidenamespace":false,"template":false,"title":"","label":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"locations":[{"text":"

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Audit Report: OAS-L-03-05 | Department of Energy  

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

5 5 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-05 January 10, 2003 Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act Audit Report We reviewed selected aspects of the Department of Energy's implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) of 1982. The objective of the FMFIA, and the Department's Management Control Program, is to ensure that controls are working effectively and that programs and administrative functions are performed in an economic and efficient manner consistent with applicable laws. In addition to our audit work in this area, we also recently issued our annual report on Management Challenges at the Department of Energy (IG-0580), which details issues that we consider the most significant management and performance challenges facing the Department. Our report,

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Audit Report: OAS-L-03-05 | Department of Energy  

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

5 5 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-05 January 10, 2003 Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act Audit Report We reviewed selected aspects of the Department of Energy's implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) of 1982. The objective of the FMFIA, and the Department's Management Control Program, is to ensure that controls are working effectively and that programs and administrative functions are performed in an economic and efficient manner consistent with applicable laws. In addition to our audit work in this area, we also recently issued our annual report on Management Challenges at the Department of Energy (IG-0580), which details issues that we consider the most significant management and performance challenges facing the Department. Our report,

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Audit Report: IG-0572 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

572 Audit Report: IG-0572 November 4, 2002 Business Management Information System The Department of Energy began development of an integrated, agency-wide business information...

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Audit Report: IG-0494 | Department of Energy  

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

4 Audit Report: IG-0494 February 13, 2001 The U.S. Department of Energy's Corporate Human Resource Information System The Department of Energy maintains integrated human resource...

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Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-06  

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

Memorandum Memorandum DATE. March 6, 2009 De~artment of Enerav Audit Report Number: OAS-L-09-06 REPLY TO A T ~ N OF IG-30 (A08FN005) SUBJECT: Audit Report on "Federal R4anagers1 Financial Integrity P.ctf' TO: Chief Financial Officer, CF- I 'The Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) of 1982 requires agency heads to provide an annual assurance statement on whether internal control and financial systems provide reasonable assurance that the integrity of Federal programs and operations is protected. [n response. the Department of Energy (Department) developed a program for evaluating the adequacy of its internal controls and determining whether they conform to the principles and standards established by the Office of Management and Budget and the Government

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Infrared Audit  

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The infrared audit is a technique of investigation that allows ... a surface. Applications of thermography in the energy fields are very widespread, since through such ... . This chapter describes the application...

Giuliano Dall’O’

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy's second-year implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act  

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GAO reviewed the implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982 by 23 federal departments and agencies. The act was intended to help reduce fraud, waste, and abuse in federal government operations by requiring agencies to assess and report annually to the President and the Congress on the adequacy of their internal controls and accounting systems. This report highlights the progress made and problems encountered by the Department of Energy (DOE) during its second year under the act. GAO evaluated DOE's efforts to correct internal control weaknesses and improve its accounting systems. GAO discusses ways in which DOE can strengthen its internal control and accounting system evaluations.

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1985-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Internal Audit Services  

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Internal Audit Services Internal Audit Services Berkeley Lab Internal Audit Services Internal Audit Services Berkeley Lab Contacts Organizational Chart IAS Search Staff Only Lab Search Phone Book A-Z Index Privacy and Security Notice "Internal Auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes." The Institute of Internal Auditors Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing About IAS | Audit Committee | Audit Planning | Ethics & Investigations | External Audit Coordination Advisory Services | Other Relevant Audit Links | Contacts | Organizational

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Audit Followup 020904  

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

Audit Resolution Audit Resolution Process DOE/IG-0639 February 2004 Audit Resolution Process Details of Finding ........................................................................1 Recommendations and Comments .............................................5 Appendices 1. Objective, Scope, and Methodology ......................................6 2. Prior Audit Reports .................................................................7 3. Management Comments ........................................................8 THE DEPARTMENT'S AUDIT RESOLUTION PROCESS TABLE OF CONTENTS Page 1 Recommendation Resolution and Closure Process The Department of Energy's (Department) current audit resolution process does not always ensure timely and appropriate closure of audit

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Audit Report: IG-0546 | Department of Energy  

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

6 Audit Report: IG-0546 March 20, 2002 Accounting for Sealed Sources of Nuclear Material Provided to Foreign Countries Through the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, the Department of...

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Audit Report: IG-0758  

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

2, 2007 2, 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The National Nuclear Security Administration's Implementation of the Federal Information Security Management Act" BACKGROUND The National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) mission includes maintaining and enhancing the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, reducing global danger from weapons of mass destruction, and providing safe and effective nuclear propulsion. To achieve its mission goals, the NNSA utilizes many classified and unclassified computer networks and individual systems. Given the sensitivity of the infonnation residing on these networks and systems, strong cyber security measures are essential for protecting operational, personally identifiable, and other critical data from compromise. In Fiscal

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Audit Report: IG-0502 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0502 May 7, 2001 Sale of Land at Oak Ridge Under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, the U.S. Department of Energy (Department) may sell land in the performance of identified programmatic functions. The functions specified in the Atomic Energy Act include encouraging scientific and industrial progress, controlling special nuclear material, encouraging utilization of atomic energy for peaceful purposes, promoting the common defense, and the administration of programs that implement these functions. The objective of this audit was to determine if the sale of land was an appropriate use of the special authorities granted under the Atomic Energy Act. Audit Report: IG-0502 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0399 EA-1113: Final Environmental Assessment (Addendum)

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Audit Manual | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Audit Manual 2009 Office of Inspector General Audit Manual Audit Manual More Documents & Publications Attachment FY2011-46(1) OPAM Audit Peer Review 2009 Audit Report: OAS-L-04-13...

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Wisconsin Tribe Performing State-Wide Audits on 'Energy Wasters' |  

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

Wisconsin Tribe Performing State-Wide Audits on 'Energy Wasters' Wisconsin Tribe Performing State-Wide Audits on 'Energy Wasters' Wisconsin Tribe Performing State-Wide Audits on 'Energy Wasters' August 24, 2010 - 11:00am Addthis Ho-Chunk Nation is conducting audits throughout Wisconsin to find energy wasters such as decrepit HVAC units. | File photo Ho-Chunk Nation is conducting audits throughout Wisconsin to find energy wasters such as decrepit HVAC units. | File photo Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE What are the key facts? Ho-Chunk Nation received a $392,200 block grant under Recovery Act for energy audits. 30 tribal buildings will be audited across Nation's lands and audit recommendations could save tribes up to 30 percent on energy bills. Drive through Wisconsin, and you're bound to catch a glimpse of one of the

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Audit Manual (Release 8)  

Energy Savers (EERE)

on prior audit recommendations. However, OA auditors should exercise due professional care by ensuring that they have considered the results of prior audit work and have...

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Audit Report: IG-0486 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: IG-0486 October 27, 2000 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Dam Safety Program Under the Federal Power Act, as amended, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is responsible for ensuring that over 2,500 non-Federal hydroelectric dams under its jurisdiction are properly constructed, operated and maintained. To determine whether the dams' physical structures are maintained in a safe manner to protect the public, the Commission performs onsite inspections to identify evidence of damage or other conditions that could impair proper project operation or violate license requirements. Audit Report: IG-0486 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0750 Audit Report: IG-0744 Follow-up Audit on Stockpile Surveillance Testing, IG-0744

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Audit Resolution  

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

Office of Science's Office of Science's Management of Information Technology Resources DOE/IG-0831 November 2009 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 November 20, 2009 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: Audit Report on "The Office of Science's Management of Information Technology Resources" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Office of Science (Science) and its facility contractors are aggressive users of information technology (IT) to support fundamental research in areas such as energy, environmental remediation and computational sciences. Of its $4 billion Fiscal Year 2008 budget, Science spent about $287 million to manage its IT program. This included cyber security activities, acquisition of hardware and software, and support

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-06 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

RA-12-06 Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-06 February 22, 2012 The Management of Post-Recovery Act Workforce Transition at Office of Environmental Management Sites We conducted an audit to...

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Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-07-06 | Department of Energy  

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

6 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-07-06 January 21, 2007 Office of Science's Implementation of the Federal Information Security Management Act Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-12-06 More...

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Lessons learned and new challenges for integrated assessment under the National Environmental Policy Act  

SciTech Connect

One of the first government-sponsored demands for integrated assessment to support decision making in the United States is embodied in the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). Over the past 25 years, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has supported federal agencies` in evaluating health and environmental impacts as required by NEPA. Many of ORNL`s efforts have focused on complex, programmatic assessments that break new ground and require and integrate expertise from a wide range of technical disciplines. Examples of ORNL projects that illustrate the use of integrated assessment approaches include environmental documentation for: (1) the Department of the Army`s Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program, (2) the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission`s licensing activities related to the Owens River Basin in eastern California and along a 500-mile reach of the upper Ohio River, and (3) the Nuclear Regulatory Commission`s decision regarding restart of the undamaged reactor (Unit 1) at Three Mile Island. Our discussion of these examples illustrates successful integrated assessment approaches and identifies new challenges facing integrated assessment activities.

Carnes, S.A.; Reed, R.M.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0750 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0750 IG-0750 Audit Report: IG-0750 December 18, 2006 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Program to Oversee Hydroelectric Dams Pursuant to the Federal Power Act, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulates certain aspects of non-Federal hydroelectric dams. FERC is required to ensure the safety, stability. and integrity of these dams with the goal of protecting life, health, and property from, among other things, instances of sabotage and vandalism. To meet these requirements, FERC developed its Dam Safety and Security Programs to inspect and review safety and security efforts for about 2,600 dams. Of this number, over 900 are considered so significant or high hazard that if breached, loss of life and substantial economic and energy production disruption could result.

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Audit Report: IG-0822 | Department of Energy  

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

22 22 Audit Report: IG-0822 September 10, 2009 Management of Energy Savings Performance Contract Delivery Orders at the Department of Energy The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act established a series of energy-related goals, one of which was to make Federal facilities more energy efficient. The use of the Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) concept, a mechanism for financing large scale energy improvements in Federal facilities, is likely to be an integral part of this effort. Under this arrangement, a private-sector energy services company (ESCO) develops and installs energy improvements in exchange for a share of future savings. Typical improvements include: energy efficient lighting; building management control systems; and, heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning

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Audit Report: IG-0822 | Department of Energy  

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Report: IG-0822 Report: IG-0822 Audit Report: IG-0822 September 10, 2009 Management of Energy Savings Performance Contract Delivery Orders at the Department of Energy The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act established a series of energy-related goals, one of which was to make Federal facilities more energy efficient. The use of the Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) concept, a mechanism for financing large scale energy improvements in Federal facilities, is likely to be an integral part of this effort. Under this arrangement, a private-sector energy services company (ESCO) develops and installs energy improvements in exchange for a share of future savings. Typical improvements include: energy efficient lighting; building management control systems; and, heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning

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EM Recovery Act Top Line Messages | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Recovery Act Top Line Messages - April, 2013 More Documents & Publications Workers at Hanford Site Achieve Recovery Act Legacy Cleanup Goals Ahead of Schedule Audit Report:...

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Internal Audit Preparation Worksheet  

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

2 Internal Audit Preparation Job Aid 11_0304 Page 1 of 5 2 Internal Audit Preparation Job Aid 11_0304 Page 1 of 5 EOTA - Business Form Document Title: Internal Audit Preparation Job Aid Document Number: F-012 Rev. 11_0304 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: P-007, Internal Audit Process Notify of Changes: Internal Auditors Referenced Document(s): F-011 Internal Audit Report F-012 Internal Audit Preparation Job Aid 11_0304 Page 2 of 5 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 11_0304 Change title from Worksheet to Job Aid and changed revision from alpha to numeric for consistency. F-012 Internal Audit Preparation Job Aid 11_0304 Page 3 of 5 Internal Audit Preparation Worksheet F-012 Internal Audit Preparation Job Aid 11_0304 Page 4 of 5

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Recovery Act Reports | Department of Energy  

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

August 22, 2011 August 22, 2011 Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-11 The Advanced Research Projects July 28, 2011 Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-10 The Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - California State Energy Program July 21, 2011 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-10 Department of Energy's Controls over Recovery Act Spending at the Idaho National Laboratory July 7, 2011 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-09 Performance of Recovery Act Funds at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant June 13, 2011 Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-09 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of West Virginia June 6, 2011 Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-07 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of Wisconsin

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Audit Report: IG-0835 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: IG-0835 Audit Report: IG-0835 Audit Report: IG-0835 July 1, 2010 The Department of Energy's Opportunity for Energy Savings Through Improved Management of Facility Lighting The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) highlighted the importance of reducing the Nation's dependence on foreign oil and conserving scarce energy resources. The Department of Energy, as the designated lead agency for promoting new technologies, providing leadership for energy conservation and helping Federal agencies reduce energy costs, plays a pivotal role in achieving the Recovery Act's energy related goals. The Department spends nearly $300 million per year in energy costs for its 9,000 buildings at 24 sites. Electricity costs, totaling $190 million, account for close to two-thirds of the Department's total energy

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Final Draft of RACER Audit  

SciTech Connect

This document describes the approach Waste and Environmental Services - Environmental Data and Analysis plans to take to resolve the issues presented in a recent audit of the WES-EDA Environmental Database relative to the RACER database. A majority of the issues discovered in the audit will be resolved in May 2011 when the WES-EDA Environmental Database, along with other LANL databases, are integrated and moved to a new vendor providing an Environmental Information Management (EIM) system that allows reporting capabilities for all users directly from the database. The EIM system will reside in a publicly accessible LANL cloud-based software system. When this transition occurs, the data quality, completeness, and access will change significantly. In the remainder of this document, this new structure will be referred to as the LANL Cloud System In general, our plan is to address the issues brought up in this audit in three ways: (1) Data quality issues such as units and detection status, which impinge upon data usability, will be resolved as soon possible so that data quality is maintained. (2) Issues requiring data cleanup, such as look up tables, legacy data, locations, codes, and significant data discrepancies, will be addressed as resources permit. (3) Issues associated with data feed problems will be eliminated by the LANL Cloud System, because there will be no data feed. As discussed in the paragraph above, in the future the data will reside in a publicly accessible system. Note that report writers may choose to convert, adapt, or simplify the information they receive officially through our data base, thereby introducing data discrepancies between the data base and the public report. It is not always possible to incorporate and/or correct these errors when they occur. Issues in the audit will be discussed in the order in which they are presented in the audit report. Clarifications will also be noted as the audit report was a draft document, at the time of this response.

Paige, Karen Schultz [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Gomez, Penelope E. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Internal Audit Preparation Worksheet  

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9 Vendor Audit Schedule 07_1211 1 of 3 9 Vendor Audit Schedule 07_1211 1 of 3 EOTA - Business Form Document Title: Vendor Audit Schedule Document Number: ADMF-009 Rev. 07_1211 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: ADMP-002 Notify of Changes: MGT ADM Referenced Document(s): N/A ADMF-009 Vendor Audit Schedule 07_1211 2 of 3 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 07_1211 Changed some formatting of form. ADMF-009 Vendor Audit Schedule 07_1211 3 of 3 Vendor Audit Schedule Audit #: Enter Company: Criteria: ISO 9001:2008 Standard Date: Team: Audit Lead: Objective: Scope: 1) Business/Quality System 2) Vendor Process 3) Order Processing Day/Date: Enter Arrive @ Facility

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Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier and  

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

Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier and Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier and Portaledge, March 2010 Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier and Portaledge, March 2010 This project of the cyber security audit and attack detection toolkit will employ Bandolier Audit Files for optimizing security configurations and the Portaledge event detection capability for energy control systems. By building configuration audit and attack detection capabilities into tools already used by the energy sector, Bandolier and Portaledge offer energy asset owners low-cost and easily integrable control systems security solutions. Energy system operators can optimize the security of their control system configuration using Bandolier Security Audit Files, which assess the current configuration against an optimal security configuration.

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Audit Report: IG-0623 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: IG-0623 Audit Report: IG-0623 Audit Report: IG-0623 October 14, 2003 Reindustrialization of the East Tennessee Technology Park The Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee (CROET), with Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC, (Bechtel Jacobs) assistance, has acted as a leasing agent to attract private companies interested in leasing buildings, space, and equipment at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP). The Department of Energy (Department) leased facilities and equipment to CROET at no cost, and CROET sublet these facilities to commercial companies. CROET attracted tenants with innovative leasing arrangements such as favorable lease terms for buildings where commercial entities assumed some or all of the responsibility for cleanup activities. Audit Report: IG-0623

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Audit Report: IG-0878 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: IG-0878 Audit Report: IG-0878 Audit Report: IG-0878 December 11, 2012 Follow-up Audit of the Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program The Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 requires each agency to implement procedures for detecting, reporting and responding to cyber security incidents, including notifying and consulting with the Federal information security incident center, law enforcement agencies and Inspectors General. To meet this requirement and counter the threat posed by cyber attacks, the Department's Office of the Chief Information Officer, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and a number of field sites established organizations to provide expertise in preventing, detecting, responding to and recovering from cyber security incidents. In

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Summary of Audit Report: IG-0772  

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

Audit Report Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services The National Nuclear Security Administration's Management of Classified Weapons Parts DOE/IG-0772 July 2007 This document provides a summary of an Audit Report that is not publicly releasable. Public release is controlled pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act This is ( I .sr~mmclry qf A ut fit Report IG-0 772, entitled "The Natiotoncl I Nucleclr Seczdritj' Administr~rtion's Munrcgement of Clnssrfieci Weapons Purls. " The complete report is not crvc~il~rhle for p~dhlic disclosu~e. BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) maintains the safety, security, reliability and perfomiance of the United States nuclear

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Audit Report: ER-FS-99-03 | Department of Energy  

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

Energy's Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that audited financial statements covering all accounts and...

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Audit Report: WR-FS-99-04 | Department of Energy  

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

Energy's Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that the Department of Energy (DOE) annually submit audited...

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Audit Report: ER-FS-99-01 | Department of Energy  

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

Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that audited financial statements covering all accounts and...

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Audit Report: ER-FS-99-04 | Department of Energy  

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

Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that audited financial statements covering all accounts and...

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Audit Report: WR-FS-99-03 | Department of Energy  

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

Energy's Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that the Department of Energy (DOE) annually submit audited...

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Audit Report: CR-FS-99-01 | Department of Energy  

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

Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 1998 As required by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, we audited the U.S. Department of Energy's (Department) consolidated...

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Audit Report: WR-FS-97-03 | Department of Energy  

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

Consolidated Fiscal Year 1996 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that the Department of Energy submit audited financial statements...

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Audit report: ER-FS-99-02 | Department of Energy  

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

Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that audited financial statements covering all accounts and...

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Audit Report: IG-0439 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0439 IG-0439 Audit Report: IG-0439 February 4, 1999 The U. S. Department of Energy's Implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (Results Act) was enacted to improve Federal program effectiveness and public accountability by promoting a new focus on results-oriented management. The Results Act requires plans that define the mission, long-term goals, and shorter-term performance measures. Further, the Act envisions that there will be an apparent relationship between this information and specific activities listed in the Department's budget requests. Taken together, these elements should clearly describe the outputs and outcomes the Department expects to deliver for the resources expended. The objectives of this audit

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Audit Report: IG-0439 | Department of Energy  

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39 39 Audit Report: IG-0439 February 4, 1999 The U. S. Department of Energy's Implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (Results Act) was enacted to improve Federal program effectiveness and public accountability by promoting a new focus on results-oriented management. The Results Act requires plans that define the mission, long-term goals, and shorter-term performance measures. Further, the Act envisions that there will be an apparent relationship between this information and specific activities listed in the Department's budget requests. Taken together, these elements should clearly describe the outputs and outcomes the Department expects to deliver for the resources expended. The objectives of this audit

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Audit Report: IG-0382 | Department of Energy  

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

2 Audit Report: IG-0382 December 1, 1995 Audit of the Department of Energy's Site Safeguards and Security Plans Audit Report: IG-0382 More Documents & Publications Audit Report:...

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Ordering Procedures for Contract Audit Services | Department...  

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

Ordering Procedures for Contract Audit Services Ordering Procedures for Contract Audit Services Contract Audit Services Ordering Procedures for Contract Audit Services More...

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Audit Report: IG-0405 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

05 Audit Report: IG-0405 May 20, 1997 Audit of the Savannah River Site's Quality Control Program for Groundwater Sampling Audit Report: IG-0405 More Documents & Publications Audit...

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Audit Report: IG-0692 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

IG-0692 Audit Report: IG-0692 July 8, 2005 Management of Fossil Energy Cooperative Agreements Audit Report: IG-0692 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0670 Audit...

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Audit Report: IG-0396 | Department of Energy  

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

96 Audit Report: IG-0396 September 13, 1996 Audit of the Department of Energy's Contractor Liability Insurance Costs Audit Report: IG-0396 More Documents & Publications Audit...

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Audit Report: IG-0375 | Department of Energy  

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

5 Audit Report: IG-0375 June 20, 1995 Audit of the Department of Energy's Management of Precious Metals Audit Report: IG-0375 More Documents & Publications Audit Report:...

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Audit Report: IG-0407 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Audit Report: IG-0407 Audit Report: IG-0407 June 17, 1997 Audit of the Department of Energy's Scientific and Technical Information Process Audit Report: IG-0407 More Documents &...

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Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-07-26 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-07-26 September 28, 2007 Department's Implementation of the Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System - Transition Planning, Interfaces, and Testing The Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System (STRIPES) initiative is an important component of the Department of Energy's (Department or DOE) I-MANAGE program. Consistent with the President's Management Agenda and laws such as the E-Government Act, the STRIPES project has been undertaken to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of awarding and administering acquisition instruments- including managing and operating contracts, interagency and blanket purchase agreements, and purchase and task orders. The initiative will ultimately replace and/or consolidate as

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Audit Report: IG-0696 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0696 July 29, 2005 Use of Oversight Funds by the State of Nevada and Affected Units of Local Government Nye, Lincoln, and Clark Counties and the State of Nevada (Nevada) used oversight funds for activities unrelated to acceptable activities described in the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (Act). Oversight funds were expended for specifically prohibited activities, such as influencing legislative matters and litigation expenses. In some cases, funds were used for activities that were not clearly related to oversight according to the available documentation. For the period under review, we identified $1.2 million in questionable costs. Audit Report: IG-0696 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0600 Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1, 2005 - September 30, 2005

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Recovery Act Reports | Department of Energy  

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

Recovery Act » Recovery Act Reports Recovery Act » Recovery Act Reports Recovery Act Reports The following is a list of the oversight results by the Office of Inspector General regarding The Department's programs, grants, and projects funded under the Recovery Act. November 25, 2013 Audit Report: OAS-RA-14-02 The Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program - District of Columbia September 27, 2013 Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-31 The Department of Energy's Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program September 19, 2013 Examination Report: OAS-RA-13-30 Alamo Area Council of Governments - Weatherization Assistance Program Funds Provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 September 9, 2013 Audit Report: IG-0893 Follow-up Audit of the Department of Energy's Financial Assistance for

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Analytical laboratory quality audits  

SciTech Connect

Analytical Laboratory Quality Audits are designed to improve laboratory performance. The success of the audit, as for many activities, is based on adequate preparation, precise performance, well documented and insightful reporting, and productive follow-up. Adequate preparation starts with definition of the purpose, scope, and authority for the audit and the primary standards against which the laboratory quality program will be tested. The scope and technical processes involved lead to determining the needed audit team resources. Contact is made with the auditee and a formal audit plan is developed, approved and sent to the auditee laboratory management. Review of the auditee's quality manual, key procedures and historical information during preparation leads to better checklist development and more efficient and effective use of the limited time for data gathering during the audit itself. The audit begins with the opening meeting that sets the stage for the interactions between the audit team and the laboratory staff. Arrangements are worked out for the necessary interviews and examination of processes and records. The information developed during the audit is recorded on the checklists. Laboratory management is kept informed of issues during the audit so there are no surprises at the closing meeting. The audit report documents whether the management control systems are effective. In addition to findings of nonconformance, positive reinforcement of exemplary practices provides balance and fairness. Audit closure begins with receipt and evaluation of proposed corrective actions from the nonconformances identified in the audit report. After corrective actions are accepted, their implementation is verified. Upon closure of the corrective actions, the audit is officially closed.

Kelley, William D.

2001-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

J.W. "Professional Energy Audit Points Way to $100,0001974 February; 18:57-9. "Energy Audit Procedures. Ii FederalConsultants, Inc. "The Energy Audit: Energy Management."

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-06 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-06 March 6, 2009 Federal Manager's Financial Integrity Act The Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) of 1982 requires agency heads to provide an annual assurance statement on whether internal control and financial systems provide reasonable assurance that the integrity of Federal programs and operations is protected. [n response. the Department of Energy (Department) developed a program for evaluating the adequacy of its internal controls and determining whether they conform to the principles and standards established by the Office of Management and Budget and the Government Accountability Office. The results of these evaluations and other information provided by senior management are used to determine whether there are any material weaknesses.

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Microsoft Word - Recovery Act Cover  

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

Inspector General Inspector General Office of Audit Services Audit Report Decommissioning and Demolition Activities at Office of Science Sites OAS-RA-L-10-05 August 2010 DOE F 1325.8 (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: August 12, 2010 Audit Report Number: OAS-RA-L-10-05 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A10RA005) SUBJECT: Audit Report on "Decommissioning and Demolition Activities at Office of Science Sites" TO: Deputy Director for Field Operations, SC-3 Manager, Brookhaven Site Office Manager, Argonne Site Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE In February 2009, the President signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) into law. The Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Environmental Management (EM) allocated $140 million of Recovery Act funds to

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Audit Report: IG-0623 | Department of Energy  

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

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0623 October 14, 2003 Reindustrialization of the East Tennessee Technology Park The Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee (CROET), with Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC, (Bechtel Jacobs) assistance, has acted as a leasing agent to attract private companies interested in leasing buildings, space, and equipment at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP). The Department of Energy (Department) leased facilities and equipment to CROET at no cost, and CROET sublet these facilities to commercial companies. CROET attracted tenants with innovative leasing arrangements such as favorable lease terms for buildings where commercial entities assumed some or all of the responsibility for cleanup activities. Audit Report: IG-0623 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0525 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: IG-0525 September 24, 2001 Hazardous Materials Management and Emergency Response Training and Education Center's Marketing Program The Fiscal Year (FY) 1994 National Defense Authorization Act authorized the establishment of Hazardous Materials Management and Emergency Response (HAMMER) Training and Education Centers at Department of Energy sites to provide training for handling hazardous materials. The legislation envisioned HAMMER training centers as user facilities for the Department, other federal agencies, and regional response personnel. The only center built to date is located at the Hanford Site in Richland, Washington. This center, opened in September 1997, has an average annual operating budget of $5.5 million. Audit Report: IG-0525

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Audit Report: IG-0627 | Department of Energy  

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7 7 Audit Report: IG-0627 November 24, 2003 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Performance Management The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, as an independent, five-member body, regulates certain aspects of the oil, natural gas, and electricity industries, and licenses hydroelectric projects. As required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, the Commission developed performance goals in four major areas to help guide mission accomplishment: Energy Infrastructure, Competitive Markets, Market Oversight, and Resource Management. In support of its goals, the Commission established about 45 annual performance measures and a number of related targets. Audit Report: IG-0627 More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report to Congress: October 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004

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Audit Report: IG-0813 | Department of Energy  

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

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0813 February 18, 2009 The Department's Management of Nuclear Materials Provided to Domestic Licensees Since the 1 9501s, the Department of Energy and its predecessor agencies have provided nuclear materials, including various forms of uranium and plutonium, to academic institutions, conlmercial facilities and other government agencies. The Atomic Energy Act of 1954 provided authority for these materials to be loaned or leased for research, educational or medical purposes, or for other projects consistent with the Department's mission. As of the end of September 2007, 101 domestic facilities had Departmentowned nuclear materials in their possession. Topic: National Security and Safety Audit Report: IG-0813 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0878 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0878 December 11, 2012 Follow-up Audit of the Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program The Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 requires each agency to implement procedures for detecting, reporting and responding to cyber security incidents, including notifying and consulting with the Federal information security incident center, law enforcement agencies and Inspectors General. To meet this requirement and counter the threat posed by cyber attacks, the Department's Office of the Chief Information Officer, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and a number of field sites established organizations to provide expertise in preventing, detecting, responding to and recovering from cyber security incidents. In

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Total assessment audits (TAA) in Iowa  

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Traditionally, energy, waste reduction and productivity audits are performed for a manufacturing facility independent of one another. Auditors generally deliver recommendations for improvement based on their specialized expertise (energy, waste reduction, productivity, etc.) without regard to how those recommendations may impact other, sometimes less obvious, subsystems or processes within the facility. The audits are typically performed in isolation from the plant upper management and commonly without adequate knowledge of how inherent interrelated operational constraints may directly or indirectly influence the success of audit recommendations. The Total Assessment Audit (TAA) concept originated from the belief that a manufacturing facility is better served using a holistic approach to problem solving rather than the more conventional isolated approach. The total assessment audit methodology partners the upper management team of a company with a multi-disciplined team of industry-specific specialists to collectively ascertain the core opportunities for improvement in the company and then to formulate a company oriented continuous improvement plan. Productivity, waste reduction, and energy efficiency objectives are seamlessly integrated into a single service delivery with the TAA approach. Nontraditional audit objectives that influence profitability and competitiveness such as business management practices, employee training, human resource issues, etc. are also subject to evaluation in a TAA. The underlying premise of this approach is that the objectives are interrelated and that simultaneous evaluation will province synergistic results. Ultimately, it is believed that the TAA approach can motivate a manufacturer to implement improvements it might not otherwise pursue if it were focused only on singular objectives.

Haman, W.G.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Eastern Audits Division  

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

Work Plan for FY 2014 Work Plan for FY 2014 Eastern Audits Division  Follow-up of the Reindustrialization Program at East Tennessee Technology Park  Audit of the Department's Management of High-Risk Property  Audit of the Department's Efforts to Reduce Mercury Contamination at the Y-12 National Security Complex  Non-conforming Equipment and Parts at the Savannah River Site  Audit of the Department's Facility Contractors' Use of No Bid Subcontracts  Decontamination and Decommissioning Activities at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory  The Department's Audit Resolution and Follow-up Process  Legacy Management Activities at Selected Sites  Department's Contract Awards Made to Alaska Native Corporation  Readiness of the Saltstone Disposal Facility at the Savannah River Site

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Assessor Training Internal Audits and  

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NVLAP Assessor Training Internal Audits and Management Reviews #12;Assessor Training 2009, quarterly, etc., schedule throughout the year #12;Assessor Training 2009: Internal Audits and Management a copy of the full internal audit schedule. #12;Assessor Training 2009: Internal Audits and Management

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BOARD OF GOVERNORS Audit Committee  

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with the independent auditor to: - review the audit plan, including approach to evaluating internal control prior - review and approve annually, Internal Audit's risk-based audit plans; - review and approve the performance of the external auditors, (4) internal audit function, and (5) compliance with legal, regulatory

Brownstone, Rob

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Fact Sheet: Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit  

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

Audit and Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit Adding control system intelligence to widely deployed enterprise vulnerability scanners and security event managers While many energy utilities employ vulnerability scanners and security event managers (SEM) on their enterprise systems, these tools often lack the intelligence necessary to be effective in control systems. This two-year project aims to integrate control system intelligence into widely deployed vulnerability scanners and SEM, and to integrate security incident detection intelligence into control system historians. These upgrades will be provided at no or a low cost to control system asset owners. The popular Nessus Vulnerability Scanner supports an audit plug-in that gathers configuration information from

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Part I, General Audit Program  

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

and subrecipients of and subrecipients of federal financial assistance from the Department of Energy (DOE). Such compliance audits must be conducted in accordance with the requirements and guidance set forth in Statement on Auditing Standards No. 117, Compliance Audits (SAS 117) and generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS). See section C below for more detail. The audit procedures provided in this Audit Program are the minimum necessary for uniform and consistent audit coverage. Auditors conducting audits of entities subject to the requirements of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations, should not use this Audit Program and should instead refer to the Circular and the

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4.5 Audit Requirements  

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

Audit Requirements Audit Requirements Audit requirements are now contained in 2 separate sub-sections. Subsection 4.5.1 contains the audit requirements for States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations while subsection 4.5.2 contains the audit requirements for For-Profit Organizations. 4.5.1 Audit Requirements for States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations (a) General. All States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations that expend over $500,000 in Federal funds in any year are required to have a single audit conducted in accordance with OMB Circular A-133. This requirement flows down to subrecipients that meet the dollar threshold. An independent auditor shall perform the audit in accordance with the Government Auditing Standards and must: 1) audit and provide opinions on the fair presentation of the

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Recovery Act Reports | Department of Energy  

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

September 21, 2010 September 21, 2010 Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-17 Status Report: The Department of Energy's State Energy Program Formula Grants Awarded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act September 15, 2010 Audit Letter Report: OAS-RA-L-10-06 The Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act- Georgia State Energy Program August 27, 2010 Audit Letter Report: OAS-RA-L-10-09 Office of Science's Energy Frontier Research Centers August 12, 2010 Audit Letter Report: OAS-RA-L-10-05 Decommissioning and Demolition Activities at Office of Science Sites August 11, 2010 Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-16 The Department of Energy's Implementation of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program under the Recovery and Reinvestment Act: A Status Report August 4, 2010

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Audit Report: IG-0370 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: IG-0370 March 29, 1995 Audit of Staffing Requirements for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Audit Report: IG-0370 More Documents & Publications Inspection Report:...

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Audit Report: IG-0379 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

79 Audit Report: IG-0379 September 8, 1995 Report on Audit of Bonneville Power Administration's Energy Resource Programs Audit Report: IG-0379 More Documents & Publications...

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Audit Report: IG-0380 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

0 Audit Report: IG-0380 October 11, 1995 Audit of the Department of Energy's Transportation Accident Resistant Container Program Audit Report: IG-0380 More Documents & Publications...

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Audit Report: IG-0387 | Department of Energy  

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

87 Audit Report: IG-0387 March 22, 1996 Report on Audit of Architect and Engineering Costs at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Audit Report: IG-0387 More Documents &...

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Audit Report: IG-0402 | Department of Energy  

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

2 Audit Report: IG-0402 April 1, 1997 Audit of the Management of the Department of Energy's Leased Administrative Facilities Audit Report: IG-0402 More Documents & Publications...

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Audit Report: IG-0390 | Department of Energy  

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

0 Audit Report: IG-0390 May 8, 1996 Department of Energy Management and Operating Contractor Available Fees Audit Report: IG-0390 More Documents & Publications Audit Report:...

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INFILTRATION MEASUREMENTS IN AUDIT AND RETROFIT PROGRAMS  

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Energy Agency (IEA) Energy Audit Workshop, Elsinore,13-15, 1981. (IEA) Energy Audit INFILTRATION MEASUREMENTS INThe first is an energy audit to determine economically

Grimsrud, D.T.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0404 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

IG-0404 Audit Report: IG-0404 May 7, 1997 Audit of Department of Energy Contractor Occupational Injury and Illness Reporting Practices Audit Report: IG-0404 More Documents &...

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Audit Report: IG-0395 | Department of Energy  

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

5 Audit Report: IG-0395 August 19, 1996 Audit of the Department of Energy's User Facilities Audit Report: IG-0395 More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report to Congress: April...

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Audit Report: IG-0411 | Department of Energy  

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

1 Audit Report: IG-0411 August 13, 1997 Audit of the Contractor Incentive Programs at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site Audit Report: IG-0411 More Documents &...

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NSTec Internal Audit  

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

United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: June 8, 2011 Audit Report Number: OAS- L-11-04 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-36 (A10LV009) SUBJECT: Audit Report on the "Follow-up Audit of National Nuclear Security Administration's Nuclear Explosive Safety Study Program" TO: Manager, Pantex Site Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE One of the primary missions of the Department of Energy's (Department) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is to maintain the safety, security, and reliability of the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile. Many of the nuclear explosive operations related to this mission, including assembly, disassembly, surveillance, refurbishment, and dismantlement of nuclear weapons, are performed at the Pantex Plant

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Audit Report: OAS-FS-07-02 | Department of Energy  

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OAS-FS-07-02 OAS-FS-07-02 Audit Report: OAS-FS-07-02 November 13, 2006 Report on the Department of Energy's Fiscal Year 2006 Consolidated Balance Sheet In response to requirements established by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, the Office of Inspector General engages the independent public accounting for of KMPG LLP to audit the Department of Energy's Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 consolidated balance sheet. The contractor was engages to audit only the balance sheet because a material weakness in financila control and reporting resulted in a disclaimer of opinion on the FY 2005 Audit of the Department's Consolidated Financial Statements. Audit Report: OAS-FS-07-02 More Documents & Publications Financial Statement: OAS-FS-07-02 Audit Report: OAS-FS-12-04 Audit Report: OAS-FS-11-04

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Audit Report: IG-0846 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0846 January 26, 2011 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Monitoring of PowerGrid Cyber Security Congress passed the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Energy Policy Act), giving the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) jurisdiction to conduct oversight of the bulk power system, commonly referred to as the bulk electric system or power grid, including the approval of mandatory cyber security reliability standards. The bulk electric system consists of approximately 1,600 entities operating at 100 kilovolts or higher. The system does not, however, include distribution to end-users, as that function remains under the jurisdiction of state public utility commissions. Topic: National Security & Safety Audit Report: IG-0846 More Documents & Publications

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

46.3 Million in 46.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Alaska Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $127.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Alabama Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families September 23, 2008 Six Places to Find Help with Your Energy Costs Read about six resources that can help you save energy and money in your home. September 16, 2008 Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits Energy audits -- a first-hand look at how they can help your family save

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Audit Report: IG-0846 | Department of Energy  

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

846 846 Audit Report: IG-0846 January 26, 2011 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Monitoring of PowerGrid Cyber Security Congress passed the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Energy Policy Act), giving the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) jurisdiction to conduct oversight of the bulk power system, commonly referred to as the bulk electric system or power grid, including the approval of mandatory cyber security reliability standards. The bulk electric system consists of approximately 1,600 entities operating at 100 kilovolts or higher. The system does not, however, include distribution to end-users, as that function remains under the jurisdiction of state public utility commissions. Topic: National Security & Safety Audit Report: IG-0846 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0469 | Department of Energy  

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

69 69 Audit Report: IG-0469 April 28, 2000 Land Conveyance and Transfer at Los Alamos National Laboratory As part of Public Law 105-119 (Act), which was enacted in November 1997, the Department of Energy is to convey tracts of land at or in the vicinity of Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) to the Incorporated County of Los Alamos (County) and the Department of Interior, in trust for the Pueblo of San Ildefonso (Pueblo). According to the Act, the conveyed lands shall be used for historic, cultural, or environmental preservation purposes, economic diversification purposes, or community self-sufficiency purposes. The Department of Energy (Department) identified ten tracts of land or approximately 4,000 acres to be transferred. The objective of this audit was to determine whether the Department validated the cost estimates

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Audit Report: IG-0709 | Department of Energy  

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

9 9 Audit Report: IG-0709 November 17, 2005 Management of the Department's Isotope Program Dating back to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, the Development Isotopes Department of Energy's (Department) predecessor agency, the Atomic Energy Commission, was authorized to distribute stable and radioactive isotopes at no charge to assist and encourage research on peaceful uses of isotopes involving medical therapy. More recently, the 1990 Energy and Water Appropriations Act consolidated all isotope production and distribution activities under one Department Program and established a revolving fund for the Isotope Program. Congress authorized this fund to, among other things, produce isotopes for use in research and development (R&D). Audit Report: IG-0709 More Documents & Publications

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Energy Audit Equipment  

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The tools (equipment) needed to perform an energy audit include those items which assist the auditor in measuring the energy used by equipment or lost in inefficiency. Each tool is designed for a specific measurement. They can be inexpensive simple...

Phillips, J.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Collaboration Leads to State-of-the-Art Energy Auditing Tool: Project Highlights (Fact Sheet)  

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This fact sheet describes the tablet-based simuwatt Audit tool, which uses NREL's advanced energy modeling framework and building energy audit processes, collaboration tools, in-app media, and private company concept3D's geometric capture software combined with real-time connections to large sets of standardized data to perform building energy audits faster than traditional methods. By integrating the NREL Building Component Library, utility rates, weather information, and energy conservation measures, the tool provides investment-grade audits that cost 75% less than traditional audits and stores the data in a consistent and reusable format.

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Oneida Tribe Energy Audits  

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Project funding energy audits of 44 Tribally owned buildings operated by the Oneida Tribe of Indians of WI. Buildings were selected for their size, age, or known energy concerns and total over 1 million square feet. Audits include feasibility studies, lists of energy improvement opportunities, and a strategic energy plan to address cost effective ways to save energy via energy efficiency upgrades over the short and long term.

Olson, Ray [Energy Controls Manager; Schubert, Eugene [Policy Analyst

2014-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0376 | Department of Energy  

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

6 Audit Report: IG-0376 August 2, 1995 Audit of Program Administration by the Office of Energy Research Audit Report: IG-0376 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0407...

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Recovery Act: Integrated DC-DC Conversion for Energy-Efficient Multicore Processors  

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In this project, we have developed the use of thin-film magnetic materials to improve in energy efficiency of digital computing applications by enabling integrated dc-dc power conversion and management with on-chip power inductors. Integrated voltage regulators also enables fine-grained power management, by providing dynamic scaling of the supply voltage in concert with the clock frequency of synchronous logic to throttle power consumption at periods of low computational demand. The voltage converter generates lower output voltages during periods of low computational performance requirements and higher output voltages during periods of high computational performance requirements. Implementation of integrated power conversion requires high-capacity energy storage devices, which are generally not available in traditional semiconductor processes. We achieve this with integration of thin-film magnetic materials into a conventional complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) process for high-quality on-chip power inductors. This project includes a body of work conducted to develop integrated switch-mode voltage regulators with thin-film magnetic power inductors. Soft-magnetic materials and inductor topologies are selected and optimized, with intent to maximize efficiency and current density of the integrated regulators. A custom integrated circuit (IC) is designed and fabricated in 45-nm CMOS silicon-on-insulator (SOI) to provide the control system and power-train necessary to drive the power inductors, in addition to providing a digital load for the converter. A silicon interposer is designed and fabricated in collaboration with IBM Research to integrate custom power inductors by chip stacking with the 45-nm CMOS integrated circuit, enabling power conversion with current density greater than 10A/mm2. The concepts and designs developed from this work enable significant improvements in performance-per-watt of future microprocessors in servers, desktops, and mobile devices. These new approaches to scaled voltage regulation for computing devices also promise significant impact on electricity consumption in the United States and abroad by improving the efficiency of all computational platforms. In 2006, servers and datacenters in the United States consumed an estimated 61 billion kWh or about 1.5% of the nation's total energy consumption. Federal Government servers and data centers alone accounted for about 10 billion kWh, for a total annual energy cost of about $450 million. Based upon market growth and efficiency trends, estimates place current server and datacenter power consumption at nearly 85 billion kWh in the US and at almost 280 billion kWh worldwide. Similar estimates place national desktop, mobile and portable computing at 80 billion kWh combined. While national electricity utilization for computation amounts to only 4% of current usage, it is growing at a rate of about 10% a year with volume servers representing one of the largest growth segments due to the increasing utilization of cloud-based services. The percentage of power that is consumed by the processor in a server varies but can be as much as 30% of the total power utilization, with an additional 50% associated with heat removal. The approaches considered here should allow energy efficiency gains as high as 30% in processors for all computing platforms, from high-end servers to smart phones, resulting in a direct annual energy savings of almost 15 billion kWh nationally, and 50 billion kWh globally. The work developed here is being commercialized by the start-up venture, Ferric Semiconductor, which has already secured two Phase I SBIR grants to bring these technologies to the marketplace.

Shepard, Kenneth L

2013-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Fermilab | Directorate | Internal Audit Services | Internal Audit Process  

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Internal Audit Process Internal Audit Process What happens during an internal audit? Announcement Before an audit begins, we distribute an announcement letter to those who will serve as our primary audit contacts. The letter briefly outlines the preliminary audit objectives, and the general audit process. Planning Planning is the first phase of the audit. During planning, we review policies and procedures in order to gain an understanding of how work is accomplished. We typically conduct several transaction walk-throughs by tracing transactions from beginning to end. Policies, procedures, walk-throughs, and discussions with personnel enable us to identify controls and assess associated risks. The planning phase helps us fine-tune our approach and finalize our work program. It is our goal to use electronic data whenever possible. Frequently we

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Small Business Energy Audit Program  

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

This matching grant provides 75% for a level 2 energy audit up to a maximum of $2,500. A Level 2 Energy audit will include quantifications of energy users and losses through a detailed review and...

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Compressed Air Audits using AIRMaster  

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Air compressors are a significant industrial energy user and therefore a prime target for industrial energy audits. The project goal was to develop a software tool, AIRMaster, and supporting methodology for performing compressed air system audits...

Wheeler, G. M.; McGill, R. D.; Bessey, E. G.; Vischer, K.

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Environmental auditing of dross tollers: What can the toller expect  

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The tolling, or processing for a fixed fee, of aluminum drosses to recover the metal units is a common practice in the Aluminum Industry. The Dross Toller is acting for the owner, and since most dross processes result in material going to landfill, it is important for the owner of the dross to insure that the toller is processing the material and handling waste disposal in an environmentally responsible manner. The paper discusses the Dross Toller Audit Program, first from the Reynolds Metals Company perspective. Included are the reasons the company deems it necessary to audit and a description of the items covered during the audit. Finally, there will be a discussion of the audit from the Tollers perspective -- what the Toller can expect when the auditor arrives.

Gwinner, D.S. [Reynolds Metals Co., Richmond, VA (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Audits that Make a Difference  

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This paper presents guidance on how to perform internal audits that get management's attention and result in effective corrective action. It assumes that the reader is already familiar with the basic constructs of auditing and knows how to perform them. Instead, it focuses on additional techniques that have proven to be effective in our internal auditing program. Examples using a theoretical audit of a calibration program are included.

Malsbury, Judith

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kirloskar unveils energy audit website  

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Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) has launched an energy audit services website for pumps and motors at www.pumpenergyaudit.com.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Metering Audit Procedure  

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Energy Meterilg Audtt Procedure Wiliam S Whitaker Engineering Specialist T X E INC. laPorte Texas INTROOUCI'ION This paper describes the recent audit of the utility distriooticn meters in a petrochanica1 plant. These meters measure the steam..., cx:ndensate, natural gas, water, nitrogen and air flCMS to the different process units within the plant. This audit started as an attellPt to resolve discrepan::ies between the 650 PSIG steam distriootion and supply meters. Theoretically the sum...

Whitaker, W. S.

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-08 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-08 April 27, 2010 The Department of Energy's Program to Assist Federal Buyers in the Purchasing of Energy Efficient Products The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) established a series of energy-related goals, one of which was to make Federal facilities more energy efficient. The Department of Energy (Department) plays an integral part in this process. The Department's Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), established in 1973, helps Federal agencies achieve energy efficiency and conservation goals by developing and publishing energy efficiency specifications. According to FEMP, Federal agencies spend approximately $10 billion a year to purchase energy consuming products and have the opportunity to save well over $200

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Audit Report: IG-0466 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0466 April 3, 2000 Implementation of Integrated Business Information Systems Within the Department of Energy The trend in both government and the private sector is greater reliance on "Integrated Business Information Systems" which are modern information systems that can be used to manage business functions as a seamless unit rather than as separate activities. The attraction of these software systems lies in management's ability to access real-time data, link business processes and applications, support immediate responses to change, and incorporate best business practices. A number of the Department's facility management contractors were in the process of developing and implementing such systems. The objective of the audit was to evaluate the

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Audit Report: IG-0419 | Department of Energy  

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

19 19 Audit Report: IG-0419 April 6, 1998 The Department of Energy's Peer Review Practices Fulfilling the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 has presented Federal science agencies with the challenge of defining ways to quantify and evaluate the outcomes of research. Measuring research program performance is particularly important for the Department of Energy because of its substantial investment (approximately $7 billion in Fiscal Year 1996) in research and development activities. The Research Roundtable, in 1995, observed that the results of research could be evaluated using the performance indicators of relevance, productivity, and quality. One method for doing so is formal, objective evaluation by independent reviewers, or peer review. The objective of the audit was to

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Audit Report: IG-0642 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0642 March 18, 2004 Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion For over 30 years, the Department of Energy (Department) operated geous diffusion plans in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Portsmouth, Ohio; and Paducah, Kentucky, to meet its enriched uranium needs. As a byproduct of the enrichment process, about 704,000 metric tons of depleted uranium hexafluoride were generated and stored in approximately 58,00 cylinders at the enrichment plants. While the cylinders are currently stored with little risk to workers, the public, and the environment, they are gradually deteriorating. Prolonged storage has the potential to increase the Department's safety and health risks from handling operations, natural disasters, or malicious acts. Audit Report: IG-0642

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Audit Report: IG-0857 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0857 IG-0857 Audit Report: IG-0857 October 28, 2011 Non-Facility Contractor Prior Performance We conducted an audit to determine whether the Department adequately considered contractor prior performance when making new non-facility contract and financial assistance awards including contracts funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. We found that the Department had not always considered prior contractor performance nor completed contractor performance assessments in a timely manner for non-facility contract and financial assistance awards. Pre-award evaluations of a prospective contractor's prior performance and reviews of the Excluded Parties List System were not always conducted primarily because procurement officials and/or contracting personnel did not follow

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Audit Report: OAS-FS-10-02 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: OAS-FS-10-02 November 12, 2009 Report on "The Department of Energy's FiscalYear 2009 Consolidated Financial Statements" This is to inform you that the Department of Energy's (Department) Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 have received an unqualified opinion. Pursuant to requirements established by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) engaged the independent public accounting firm of KPMG LLP (KPMG) to perform an audit of the Department's FY 2009 Consolidated Financial Statements. The audit was performed in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States of America; the standards applicable to financial audits contained in the Government Auditing

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Audit Report: WR-FS-99-01 | Department of Energy  

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9-01 9-01 Audit Report: WR-FS-99-01 March 16, 1999 Report On Mater Identified At the Idaho Operations Office During The Audit Of The Department's Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that the Department of Energy (DOE) annually submit audited financial statements to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). A Departmentwide audit was conducted to determine whether there was reasonable assurance that DOE's consolidated Fiscal Year (FY) 1998 financial statements were free of material misstatements. We conducted a portion of the Departmentwide audit at the Idaho Operations Office (Idaho) and its management and operating contractor, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (Lockheed). Audit Report: WR-FS-99-01

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-09 | Department of Energy  

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

9 Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-09 June 13, 2011 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of West...

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-14 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-14 August 25, 2011 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the Commonwealth...

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-13 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-13 August 23, 2011 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of...

142

Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-05 | Department of Energy  

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

OAS-RA-10-05 Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-05 March 25, 2010 Management Controls over the Department's WinSAGA System for Energy Grants Management Under the Recovery Act As a result of...

143

Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-18 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

8 Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-18 September 29, 2010 Management Controls over the Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Michigan State Energy Program The...

144

Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Energy Audits Energy Audits Energy Audits September 9, 2008 - 11:30am Addthis John Lippert What does this mean for me? Energy audits can help you determine whether your home wastes energy, and pinpoint where energy is lost -- so you can evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. Autumn officially begins soon, and with it comes cooler weather and fewer hours of daylight. Fall is a great time to start thinking of a home energy audit so that you can prepare your home for winter, saving energy and money in the process. The main purpose of an energy audit is to determine whether your home wastes energy, and to pinpoint where energy is being lost so you can evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. Audits also determine the efficiency of your home's heating

145

Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Energy Audits Energy Audits Energy Audits September 9, 2008 - 11:30am Addthis John Lippert What does this mean for me? Energy audits can help you determine whether your home wastes energy, and pinpoint where energy is lost -- so you can evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. Autumn officially begins soon, and with it comes cooler weather and fewer hours of daylight. Fall is a great time to start thinking of a home energy audit so that you can prepare your home for winter, saving energy and money in the process. The main purpose of an energy audit is to determine whether your home wastes energy, and to pinpoint where energy is being lost so you can evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. Audits also determine the efficiency of your home's heating

146

integr~1  

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

7 7 AUDIT REPORT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY' S MANAGEMENT OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INTEGRATION MARCH 1998 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF AUDIT SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Washington, DC 20585 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Principal Deputy Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION : Audit Report on "Audit of the Department of Energy's Management of Research and Development Integration" BACKGROUND The Congress, independent task forces, and advisory groups have pointed out the need for the Department to improve its integration of research and development (R&D) projects. In the past, R&D management was carried out by different program offices with the research being

147

Memorandum DATE: September 28, 2007 Audit Report No.: OAS-L-07-26  

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

Department of Energy Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: September 28, 2007 Audit Report No.: OAS-L-07-26 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-34 (A07TG029) SUBJECT: Report on "Department's Implementation of the Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System - Transition Planning, Interfaces, and Testing" TO: Chief Financial Officer, CF-1 INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System (STRIPES) initiative is an important component of the Department of Energy's (Department or DOE) I-MANAGE program. Consistent with the President's Management Agenda and laws such as the E-Government Act, the STRIPES project has been undertaken to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of awarding and administering acquisition instruments - including managing and operating contracts, interagency and blanket purchase

148

Sharon Kurek, CPA, CFE Director of Internal Audit Definition of Internal Auditing  

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Sharon Kurek, CPA, CFE ­ Director of Internal Audit #12;· Definition of Internal Auditing · Scope

Buehrer, R. Michael

149

Audit Report: IG-0835 | Department of Energy  

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

5 5 Audit Report: IG-0835 July 1, 2010 The Department of Energy's Opportunity for Energy Savings Through Improved Management of Facility Lighting The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) highlighted the importance of reducing the Nation's dependence on foreign oil and conserving scarce energy resources. The Department of Energy, as the designated lead agency for promoting new technologies, providing leadership for energy conservation and helping Federal agencies reduce energy costs, plays a pivotal role in achieving the Recovery Act's energy related goals. The Department spends nearly $300 million per year in energy costs for its 9,000 buildings at 24 sites. Electricity costs, totaling $190 million, account for close to two-thirds of the Department's total energy

150

Audit Report: IG-0753  

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

Resolution of Significant Finding Resolution of Significant Finding Investigation Recommendations DOE/IG- November 2002 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services Recovery of Costs for the Proprietary Use of the Advanced Photon Source DOE/IG-0753 January 2007 Department of Energy Washing<~n, DC 20585 January 11, 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR TEE SECRETARY FROM: Greg + ? * y . n e man Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Recovery of Costs for the Proprietary Use of the Advanced Photon Source1' BACKGROUND The Department of Energy is responsible for the operation of the Advanced Photon Source, a light source user facility at the Argonne National Laboratory. The facility was, until recently, operated for the Department by the University of Chicago. It is currently

151

Audit Report: IG-0509 | Department of Energy  

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

9 9 Audit Report: IG-0509 June 28, 2001 Report on the Integrated Planning, Accountability, and Budgeting System - Information System The Department of Energy (Department) is responsible for the world's largest environmental remediation program resulting from the legacy of this Nation's nuclear weapons program and government-sponsored nuclear energy research activities. About $6 billion, or one-third of the Department's annual budget, is devoted to this critical mission component. To support its mission, the Department's Office of Environmental Management (EM) developed a corporate-level project management system known as the Integrated Planning, Accountability, and Budgeting System - Information System (IPABS-IS). This system, coupled with the EM Corporate Database, was

152

Evaluation of steam path audits  

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Tri-State Generation and Transmission association is the operating agent for the 1350 megawatt Craig Generating Station, located in northwestern Colorado. Tri-State has recently incorporated turbine steam path audits into their aggressive performance improvement program. The intent of the audits are to quantify and attain the most cost effective increase in turbine performance as a result of a major outage. Valuable information about performance losses in the turbine has been obtained from steam path audits conducted on the three Craig Units. However, accurate audit results often depend on the quality of measurements and the experience of the auditor. Without a second method to verify the results of a steam path audit, repairs might be performed on a non-cost effective basis, or significant performance degradations might be overlooked. In addition, an inaccurate audit may lead to erroneous expectations for performance improvements resulting from the maintenance performed during the outage.

Caudill, M.B. [Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc., Montrose, CO (United States); Griebenow, R.D. [SAIC, Huntersville, NC (United States)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0518 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0518 August 30, 2001 Evaluation of Classified Information Systems Security Program All information processed, transmitted, stored, or disseminated by or on behalf of the Department of Energy (Department) on automated information systems requires some level of protection. The loss or compromise of information entrusted to the Department or its contractors may affect the nation's economic competitive position, the environment, national security, Department missions, or citizens of the United States. In response to the increasing threat to Federal information systems, the Government Information Security Reform Act (GISRA) was enacted in October 2000. GISRA specifically requires that national security or other classified information systems be evaluated annually by an independent

154

Audit Report: IG-0758 | Department of Energy  

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

58 58 Audit Report: IG-0758 February 22, 2007 The National Nuclear Security Administration's Implementation of the Federal Information Security Management Act The National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) mission includes maintaining and enhancing the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, reducing global danger from weapons of mass destruction, and providing safe and effective nuclear propulsion. To achieve its mission goals, the NNSA utilizes many classified and unclassified computer networks and individual systems. Given the sensitivity of the infonnation residing on these networks and systems, strong cyber security measures are essential for protecting operational, personally identifiable, and other critical data from compromise. In Fiscal Year 2006, NNSA officials reported that they

155

Audit Report: IG-0743 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: IG-0743 October 18, 2006 Remediation of the Waste Burial Grounds at the Hanford Site Audit Report: IG-0743 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-08...

156

Audit Report: IG-0399 | Department of Energy  

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

9 Audit Report: IG-0399 January 8, 1997 Audit of the U.S. Department of Energy's Identification and Disposal of Nonessential Land Audit Report: IG-0399 More Documents &...

157

Audit Report: IG-0394 | Department of Energy  

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

4 Audit Report: IG-0394 August 19, 1996 Special Audit of Pension Plans for Department of Energy Contract Employees of the University of California Audit Report: IG-0394 More...

158

Audit Report: IG-0766 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Audit Report: IG-0766 Audit Report: IG-0766 May 24, 2007 The Department's Audit Resolution and Follow-up Process Over the years, the Office of Inspector General has issued findings...

159

Wayne State University Office of Internal Audit  

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P. Hafner, CIA, CBA Forensic Audit Director Fannie Moore CFE, CFCI Staff Auditor Feiling Li, CIA, CFE, MBA Forensic Auditor Associate Director Lori Tesch CPA, CFE, CFF, FCPA Operational Audit Director Janice SantosCarlini CPA, CA, CFE, MBA Audit

Cinabro, David

160

Audit Report: IG-0764 | Department of Energy  

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

4 4 Audit Report: IG-0764 May 4, 2007 Quality Assurance Standards for the Integrated Control Network at theHanford Site's Waste Treatment Plant In November 2001, Bechtel National issued a purchase order to procure a control system for the integrated control network at the Waste Treatment Plant (Plant). The integrated control network is an automated system that monitors the quality and safety of systems and processes of the Plant. The control system, which is a critical component of the integrated control network, monitors the status of pumps, mixers, and flow rates of the waste through the treatment process. Bechtel National identified the integrated control network as affecting the quality of immobilized high-level radioactive waste. Departmental Orders require the establishment of quality

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161

For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2010) | Department of Energy  

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For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2010) For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2010) Coverage of Independent Audits of For-Profit Firms Audits for For-Profit Firms FAQ Part I, General Audit...

162

Recovery Act Reports | Department of Energy  

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

February 22, 2012 February 22, 2012 Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-06 The Management of Post-Recovery Act Workforce Transition at Office of Environmental Management Sites February 9, 2012 Inspection Report: INS-RA-12-01 Alleged Misuse of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Grant Funds by the Western Arizona Council of Governments January 26, 2012 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-12-03 The Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Arizona State Energy Program January 20, 2012 Examination Report: OAS-RA-12-05 Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. -Weatherization Assistance Program Funds Provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 January 20, 2012 Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-04 The Department's Management of the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program

163

Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) Integrated Support Center (ISC) ISC Home About Services Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Privacy Act...

164

Audit Report: IG-0416 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

6 Audit Report: IG-0416 December 23, 1997 Audit of Support Services Subcontracts at Argonne National Laboratory Departmental policy prohibits the use of subcontracts awarded by...

165

Audit Report: IG-0366 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0366 February 15, 1995 Audit of Management of the Site Characterization Program at Yucca Mountain Audit Report: IG-0366 More Documents & Publications EIS-0250-S1: Draft...

166

Audit Report: IG-0799 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

799 Audit Report: IG-0799 July 31, 2008 Sandia National Laboratories Nuclear Weapons Safety Program (U) The following is an unclassified summary of the classified Audit Report on...

167

Audit Report: IG-0702 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0702 September 30, 2005 Use of Performance Based Incentives by the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Audit Report: IG-0702 More Documents & Publications Audit...

168

Rural Development Energy Audit & Renewable Energy Development...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Rural Development Energy Audit & Renewable Energy Development Assistance Webinar Rural Development Energy Audit & Renewable Energy Development Assistance Webinar January 21, 2015...

169

Audit Report: IG-0860 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Audit Report: IG-0860 Audit Report: IG-0860 February 28, 2012 The Department of Energy's Implementation of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 Homeland Security...

170

ENERGY AUDIT of GEFLE VAPEN.  

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?? The energy audit is a very interesting and complex work. The building energy audit is defined as a process to evaluate where the energy… (more)

Sui, Chen

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Audit Report: IG-0789 | Department of Energy  

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

89 Audit Report: IG-0789 March 13, 2008 Audit Report on Management of the Department's Publicly Accessible Websites The Department of Energy and its prime contractors operate...

172

Audit Report: IG-0740 | Department of Energy  

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

0 Audit Report: IG-0740 September 26, 2006 The National Nuclear Security Administration's B61 Spin RocketMotor Project Audit Report: IG-0740 More Documents & Publications The...

173

EPA clarifies its environmental auditing policy  

SciTech Connect

EPA's audit policy is entitled ''Environmental Auditing Policy Statement.'' EPA's current policy is intended to encourage regulated entities to develop, implement and periodically upgrade environmental auditing programs. The policy outlines the elements EPA believes must be included in an audit program if it is to be effective. These include: Explicit top management support for environmental auditing and commitment to follow up on audit findings; An environmental auditing function independent of auditing activities; Adequate team staffing and auditor training; Explicit audit program objectives, scope, resources and frequency; A process that collects, analyzes, interprets and documents information sufficient to achieve audit objectives. A process that includes specific procedure to prepare promptly candid, clear and appropriate written reports on audit findings, corrective actions and schedules for implementation; and A process that includes quality assurance procedures.

Bergeson, L.L.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Audit Report: OAS-FS-12-07 | Department of Energy  

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7 7 Audit Report: OAS-FS-12-07 March 15, 2012 Performance Audit of the Department of Energy's Improper Payment Reporting in the Fiscal Year 2011 Agency Financial Report To fulfill the Office of Inspector General's Audit Responsibilities we contracted with the independent public accounting firm of KPMG, LLP to express an opinion on whether the Department of Energy (Department) met the Office of Management and Budget's criteria for compliance with the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA). The objective of this audit was to complete an evaluation of the accuracy and completeness of agency reporting, and evaluate agency performance in reducing and recapturing improper payments under IPERA. This audit found that the Department did not comply with the requirements of IPERA pertaining to site

175

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services  

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

Summary of Special Report Summary of Special Report National Security Technologies, LLC Internal Audit Implementation Design This document provides a summary of a Special Report that is not publicly releasable. Public release is controlled pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act. OAS-M-07-05 August 2007 This is u surnrnurji of Special Report, OAS-M-07-Oj, entitled "Nutional Security Tec/znofog~es, L2LC' Internrrl Audit Implementatiotl Design." The rotnplete report is not rr\~uiluble.for public disclosure. BACKGROUND Generally accepted government auditing standards and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) require audit activities to be independent and auditors to be objective in performing their

176

Audit Report: IG-0749  

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

Energy, Science, Energy, Science, and Environment Sites' Implementation of the Design Basis Threat DOE/IG-0749 December 2006 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 14, 2006 MEMORANDUM FOR .13HEfiECREJARY 4 - Crregor . Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "'I'he Department's Energy, Science, and Environment Sites' Implenneritation of the Design Basis Threat" BACKGROUND 'Phe Department of Energy uses the "Design Basis Threat" (DBT) process to guide and manage its safeguards and security program throughout the complex. The DBT identifies the most credible threats posed by adversaries to highly sensitive and classified Departmental qssets and operations. In essence, the DBT sets the standards that site

177

Audit Report: IG-0773  

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

Confirmatory Bioassay Testing at Confirmatory Bioassay Testing at Selected Sites DOE/IG-0773 August 2007 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 August 17, 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR FROM: Inspector General S U BJ ECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Confirmatory Bioassay Testing at Selected Sites" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy maintains a significant inventory of radioactive substances at facilities throughout the United States. To help ensure the safety of its workforce, the Department established a two-tiered approach to biological or "bioassay" testing of workers to determine whether and to what extent they may have absorbed radioactive material. The more intense process mandates biological testing and applies to the

178

Audit Report: IG-0805  

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

Practice at the Southeastern, Practice at the Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western Area Power Administrations DOE/IG-0805 November 2008 Department of Energy Washington, DC 2 0 5 8 5 November 2 0 , 2008 MEMORANDUM FOR FROM: lnspector General SUBJECT: Audit Report on "Cyber Security Risk Management Practices at the Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western Area Power Administrations" BACKGROUND The Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western Area Power Administrations provide electrical power to customers in 29 states. To support this critical function, the Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs) utilize infornlation systems to conduct various activities, including financial management, marketing, and transferring wholesale electrical power across the Nation's electrical grids. In particular, Southwestern and

179

Audit Report: IG-0807  

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

Practices at the Bonneville Power Practices at the Bonneville Power Administration DOE/IG-0807 December 2008 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 9, 2 0 0 8 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: Audit Report on "Cyber Security Risk Management Practices at the Bonneville Power Administration" BACKGROUND The Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) provides electrical power to millions of custoniers in eight states in the Pacific Northwest. To support this critical function, Bonneville makes extensive use of a number of information systems to conduct various activities, including financial management, operation of extensive electricity transmission systems, and marketing and transferring wholesale electrical power. Some of

180

Audit Report: IG-0787  

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

The Department's Cyber Security The Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program DOE/IG-0787 January 2008 Department sf Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 1 6 , 2008 MEMORANDUM FOR THE, SECRETARY FROM: /%* Greg y H. riedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program'' BACKGROUND The Department of Energy operates numerous interconnected computer networks and systems to help accon~plish its strategic missions in the areas of energy, defense, science, and the environment. These systems are frequently subjected to sophisticated cyber attacks that could potentially affect the Department's ability to carry out its mission. During Fiscal Year 2006, the Department experienced 132 incidents of sufficient severity

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181

Audit Report: IG-0826 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0826 September 30, 2009 Cooperative Research and Development Agreements at the Department of Energy's Office of Science Laboratories Technology transfer, disseminating technology developed by the Department of Energy's laboratories to the general science community and the public, including non-Federal technology partners, and private firms, is one of the Department's top priorities. One of the ways in which this transfer is accomplished is through the use of Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA), a method established under the 1986 Federal Technology Transfer Act. In 1989, the National Competitiveness Technology Transfer Act established the technology transfer concept as a Federal mission and authorized government-owned, contractor-operated laboratories to use CRADAs

182

Audit Report: IG-0812 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0812 February 17, 2009 The Department of Energy's Loan Guarantee Program for Innovative Energy Technologies The Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Energy Policy Act) authorized the Department of Energy (Department) to guarantee loans for new or significantly improved energy production technologies that avoid, reduce, or sequester air pollutants and other greenhouse gases. In August 2006, the Department issued its first solicitation for loan guarantees, and invited 16 respondents to the solicitation to submit full applications for loan guarantees in October 2007. The Department also announced three solicitations for nuclear power facilities, front end nuclear facilities for the production of nuclear fuel, and energy efficiency, renewable energy, and advance electricity transmission and distribution technologies

183

Audit Report: OAS-L-14-10 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

0 Audit Report: OAS-L-14-10 August 18, 2014 Integrated Safety Management at the Idaho National Laboratory The Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory (INL) employs three...

184

Audits & Inspections | Department of Energy  

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Audits & Inspections Audits & Inspections Audits & Inspections Audits & Inspections The Office of Audits and Inspections provides all internal and contracted audit activities, inspections, and reviews for Department programs and operations, including the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The Office also performs all OIG intelligence oversight and reporting as required by Executive Order and statue. The Office works as an agent for positive change and continuous improvement in the Department's management and program operations; and strives to provide reliable, credible financial and performance information to senior Department management, the Congress and taxpayers. The Office of Audits and Inspections consists of a Headquarters

185

Audit Report: IG-0823 | Department of Energy  

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

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0823 September 16, 2009 The Management of the National Nuclear Security Administration's Classified Enterprise Secure Network Project In June 2000, recently enacted legislation directed the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to "perform planning, analysis, testing and evaluation necessary to develop the highest value alternatives for improving cyber security throughout the Nuclear Weapons Complex." In response, NNSA began the Integrated Cyber Security Initiative. Through the initiative, NNSA's Enterprise Secure Network (ESN) was developed. ESN was intended to be the primary network for sharing classified information within NNSA by: ensuring the protection of nuclear weapon and other national security information; supporting the NNSA mission; and, replacing

186

Audit Report: IG-0763 | Department of Energy  

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

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0763 March 30, 2007 The Department's Efforts to Implement Common Information Technology Services at Headquarters The Department of Energy invested more than $980 million on consolidated infrastructure, office automation, and telecommunications in Fiscal Year (FY) 2006. In an effort to increase efficiency and purchasing power and reduce overall expenditures, the Department launched an initiative in FY 2003 to consolidate all aspects of common information technology (IT) systems including: computer desktop support, application hosting, and equipment distribution services that had previously been managed separately by various Headquarters organizations. The initiative, originally known as the Extended Common Integrated Technology Environment, is now known as the

187

A Guide to Energy Audits  

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Energy audits are a powerful tool for uncovering operational and equipment improvements that will save energy, reduce energy costs, and lead to higher performance. Energy audits can be done as a stand-alone effort or as part of a larger analysis across a group of facilities, or across an owner's portfolio. The purpose of an energy audit (sometimes called an 'energy assessment' or 'energy study') is to determine where, when, why and how energy is used in a facility, and to identify opportunities to improve efficiency. Energy auditing services are offered by energy services companies (ESCOs), energy consultants and engineering firms. The energy auditor leads the audit process but works closely with building owners, staff and other key participants throughout to ensure accuracy of data collection and appropriateness of energy efficiency recommendation. The audit typically begins with a review of historical and current utility data and benchmarking of your building's energy use against similar buildings. This sets the stage for an onsite inspection of the physical building. The main outcome of an energy audit is a list of recommended energy efficiency measures (EEMs), their associated energy savings potential, and an assessment of whether EEM installation costs are a good financial investment.

Baechler, Michael C.

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Steam Path Audits on Industrial Steam Turbines  

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steam Path Audits on Industrial steam Turbines DOUGLAS R. MITCHELL. ENGINEER. ENCOTECH, INC., SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK ABSTRACT The electric utility industry has benefitted from steam path audits on steam turbines for several years. Benefits... not extend the turbine outage. To assure that all of the turbine audit data are available, the audit engineer must be at the turbine site the day the steam path is first exposed. A report of the opening audit findings is generated to describe the as...

Mitchell, D. R.

189

Preparation for a Software Quality Audit | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Preparation for a Software Quality Audit Preparation for a Software Quality Audit This document will enable a site to prepare for a software quality audit by providing specific...

190

The audit checklist: Your key to audit success  

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As the old saying goes, If you have no objective, any road will take your there.'' So it is with the audit checklist. The checklist is the primary tool for providing order to Quality Assurance audit activities. With a well-planned and well-defined checklist, success is achievable. Without a checklist, the auditor has a disjointed, disorganized activity and no place to document his or her failed efforts. A number of formal quality programs which include audits as one of their program elements require the audit to be performed using a checklist or procedures to document what the auditor reviewed and what he or she found. It is the intent of this paper to provide the reader with the some insight as to the value of the checklist; the varieties of checklists that can be constructed; the pitfalls of improper application; and the success that can be achieved when the checklist has been properly researched, developed, and deployed.

Maday, J.H. Jr.

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

The audit checklist: Your key to audit success  

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As the old saying goes, ``If you have no objective, any road will take your there.`` So it is with the audit checklist. The checklist is the primary tool for providing order to Quality Assurance audit activities. With a well-planned and well-defined checklist, success is achievable. Without a checklist, the auditor has a disjointed, disorganized activity and no place to document his or her failed efforts. A number of formal quality programs which include audits as one of their program elements require the audit to be performed using a checklist or procedures to document what the auditor reviewed and what he or she found. It is the intent of this paper to provide the reader with the some insight as to the value of the checklist; the varieties of checklists that can be constructed; the pitfalls of improper application; and the success that can be achieved when the checklist has been properly researched, developed, and deployed.

Maday, J.H. Jr.

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Auditing RLAs Statistics Party-List Audits D'Hondt BPA Denmark Risk-Limiting Audits for Party-List Elections  

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Auditing RLAs Statistics Party-List Audits D'Hondt BPA Denmark Risk-Limiting Audits for Party of Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark 21 November 2013 #12;Auditing RLAs Statistics Party-List Audits D'Hondt BPA Statistics Party-List Audits D'Hondt BPA Denmark All vote counting methods can make mistakes · Most concerns

Stark, Philip B.

193

Audit Report: IG-0771  

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

Security Over Personally Identifiable Security Over Personally Identifiable Information DOE/IG-0771 July 2007 Department of Energy 'Sv'ashinyton, DC 20585 J u l y 30, 2007 MEMORAhTDUM FOR FROM: inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Security over Personally Identifiable Information" Industry experts have reported that more than 100 million personal privacy records have been lost or stolen over the past two years, including information maintained by corporations, educational institutions, and Federal government agencies. In fact, over the past several years, the Department of Energy has experienced the loss of personal privacy records. On June 23,2006, in response to security incidents involving the loss or compromise of sensitive personal information by several Federal agencies, the Office of

194

Audit Report: IG-0752  

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

Certification and Accreditation of Certification and Accreditation of Unclassified Information Systems DOE/IG-0752 January 2007 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 3, 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR THF, SECRETARY / k c , A ~ n 1 7 FROM: Greg ry H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Certification and Accreditation of Unclassified Information Systems" BACKGROUND Inforn~ation systems are essential to accomplishing the Department of Energy's environmental, energy, and national security-related missions. Actions to protect these systems from increasingly sophisticated attacks have become critically important to the Department and each of its subordinate organizations. The certification and accreditation (C&A) process, required by Federal law and Departmental guidance, is designed to

195

Audit Report: IG-0743  

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

1 1 - &i Grounds at the Hanford Site October 2006 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 October 18, 2006 MEMOKilNDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: reg ry . Friedman Ajakcl, Inspector General SIJBJ EC-1': INFORMATION: Audit Report on " Kemediatio~i of the Waste Burla1 Grounds at the Hanford Site" BACKGKOUN D In the lc!50's and 19601s, operations at the Department of Energy's Hanfortl. Washington Site gencr;ltcd large amounts of radioactive waste. tianford cstuhlished waste burial grounds, designated as sites 6 1 8- I O and 6 18- 1 1 , which received n ~ ~ c l e n r waste from fuel Libric,ltion research and developn~ent activities during this period. Based on historical inl<,rniation available about the origin of the waste, the burial gl-ounds,

196

Audit Report: IG-0786  

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

Department of Energy's Receipt of Department of Energy's Receipt of Royalty Oil DOE/IG-0786 January 2008 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 4 , 2008 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: reg y . rledman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on the "Department of Energy's Receipt of Royalty Oil" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Strategic Petroleum Reserve is a critical component of this Nation's energy security strategy. Established in 1975 in the aftermath of the oil embargo, the Reserve is one of the primary means of assuring U.S. energy stability and security in the event of a petroleum production or import disruption. The Department of Interior operates a Royalty-in-Kind program designed to handle oil

197

Audit Report: IG-0781  

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

Continuity of Operations at Bonneville Power Administration DOE/IG-0781 November 2007 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 November 6 , 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ADMINISTRATOR, BONNEVILLE POWER ADMNISTRATION - 2 L ~ ; ; K L & L ~ , ; / FROM: Grego d H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Continuity of Operations at Bonneville Power Administration" BACKGROUND 'lhe Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) markets and delivers wholesale hydroelectric power. Currently, Bonneville provides about 40 percent of the power sold in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. and it operates over three-fourths of the region's high-voltage transmission facilities. In the event of a major disruption to its nonnal operations, Bonneville must be prepared

198

Audit Report: IG-0783  

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

Beryllium Surface Contamination at Beryllium Surface Contamination at the Y-12 National Security Complex DOE/IG-0783 December 2007 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 1 7 , 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR TI4 SECRETARY FROM: Gregory &- H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Beryllium Surface Contamination at the Y- 12 National Security Complex" INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE Since the 1950s, beryllium processing has been an important part of the mission of the Department of Energy's Y- 12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Y-12 has made widespread use of beryllium in its activities. As a consequence, the Department's worker safety programs have recognized the possibility that beryllium remains in buildings as

199

Audit Report: IG-0768  

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

Facility Contractor Acquisition and Facility Contractor Acquisition and Management of Information Technology Hardware DOE/IG-0768 June 2007 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 J u n e 2 2 , 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: + e Greg ry . n e man Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Facility Contractor Acquisition and Management of Information Technology Hardware" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy relies heavily on information technology (IT) to accomplish its science, weapons, energy supply and environmental mission objectives. In the past three years, the Department has spent more than $400 million on IT hardware to facilitate these efforts. Items routinely acquired by the Department included desktop and laptop computers and associated peripherals, personal digital assistants, and network

200

Audit Report: IG-0810  

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

Potential Uses for Depleted Uranium Potential Uses for Depleted Uranium Oxide DOE/IG-0810 January 2009 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 9 , 2009 MEMORANDUM FOR - I THYSECRETARY - FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT': INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Potential Uses For Depleted Uranium Oxide" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management (EM) manages approximately 700,000 metric tons of depleted uranium hexafluoride at the gaseous diffusion plants located near Paducah, Kentucky. and Portsmouth, Ohio. It plans to convert the depleted uranium hexafluoride to a stable material. The conversion process will produce approximately 55 1,000 metric tons of depleted uranium oxide - a relatively stable form that can be handled and disposed of by direct burial or, potentially, used in

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201

Recovery Act Reports | Department of Energy  

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

October 21, 2009 October 21, 2009 Special Report: OAS-RA-10-01 The Department of Energy's Quality Assurance Process for Prime Recipients' Reporting for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 October 14, 2009 Audit Report: IG-0827 The Department's Management of the ENERGY STAR Program September 30, 2009 Auit Report: IG-0825 The Department of Energy's Management of Contractor Fines, Penalties and Legal Costs September 29, 2009 Audit Report: IG-0824 Bonneville Power Administration's Acquisition of Transmission-Related Materials and Equipment September 10, 2009 Audit Report: IG-0822 Management of Energy Savings Performance Contract Delivery Orders at the Department of Energy September 4, 2009 Audit Report: OAS-RA-09-04 Department of Energy's Efforts to Meet Accountability and Performance

202

Los Alamos Lab: Ethics and Audit, EA: Homepage  

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Search Director's Office Ethics and Audit, EA Ethics and Audit Home ORG STRUCTURE Directorates, Divisions, Programs CONTACTS Ethics & Audit Director Terry L. Brendlinger Office Administrator Jutta Kayser (505) 665-3104 Fax: (505) 667-7340 Integrity rippling across the Laboratory YourOrgName YourOrgName Making Ethics a Best Practice Ethics is responsible for defining and developing standards of conduct for ethical business behavior, communicating those standards to employees, and monitoring compliance with the standards. The group is also responsible for reviewing and approving requests for outside employment, reviewing and advising management on conflict-of-interest issues, maintaining the Employee Concerns Program, and assisting the Investigations Workgroup to resolve employee concerns.

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Behavioral Perspectives on Home Energy Audits: The Role of Auditors, Labels, Reports, and Audit Tools on Homeowner Decision Making  

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Perspectives  on  Home  Energy  Audits         Page   158  in  the  effect  of  home  energy  audits:  Theory  and  Perspectives  on  Home  Energy  Audits         Page   159  

Ingle, Aaron

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

INTERNAL AUDIT ACTIVITY ANNUAL REPORT  

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to another great year! Sincerely, Stacie Tronto, MBA, CISA, CIA, CFE Chief Audit Officer/Executive Director), and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Three employees have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree

205

Multiple hypothesis evaluation in auditing  

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In many audit tasks, auditors evaluate multiple hypotheses to diagnose the situation. Research suggests this is a complex task that individuals have difficulty performing. Further, there is little guidance in professional ...

Srivastava, Rajendra P.; Wright, Arnold; Mock, Theodore J.

2002-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Audit Report: OAS-L-10-09 | Department of Energy  

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

9 9 Audit Report: OAS-L-10-09 September 30, 2010 Subcontract Auditing at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore's contract incorporated Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation clauses 970.5232-3 and 970.5244-1 that required Livermore to provide for periodic post-award audits of cost-reimbursement subcontractors and subcontracts where costs incurred are a factor in determining the amount payable. To ensure the integrity and reliability of contractor cost data, the Office of Inspector General (OIG), the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, the Office of Procurement and Assistance Management, and the Contractor Internal Audit Council, developed the Cooperative Audit Strategy (Strategy). The Strategy became a contractual requirement under Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation 970.5232-3, in November 2004,

207

Audit Report: OAS-L-10-09 | Department of Energy  

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

OAS-L-10-09 OAS-L-10-09 Audit Report: OAS-L-10-09 September 30, 2010 Subcontract Auditing at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore's contract incorporated Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation clauses 970.5232-3 and 970.5244-1 that required Livermore to provide for periodic post-award audits of cost-reimbursement subcontractors and subcontracts where costs incurred are a factor in determining the amount payable. To ensure the integrity and reliability of contractor cost data, the Office of Inspector General (OIG), the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, the Office of Procurement and Assistance Management, and the Contractor Internal Audit Council, developed the Cooperative Audit Strategy (Strategy). The Strategy became a contractual requirement under

208

Audit Report: IG-0498 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0498 March 21, 2001 Bechtel Jacobs Company LLC's Management and Integration Contract at Oak Ridge In December 1997, the Oak Ridge Operations Office entered into a $2.5 billion management and integration contract with Bechtel Jacobs Company LLC (Bechtel Jacobs) for environmental remediation activities at Department of Energy (Department) sites in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Portsmouth, Ohio; and Puducah, Kentucky. A primary objective was to accelerate cleanup activities and maximize cost effectiveness. To this end, the Department chose a strategy in which the contractor was to rely on competitively-awarded, fixed-price subcontracts for much of the work. The Department, based on its experience, anticipated that the use of competitive, fixed-price

209

Audit Report: IG-0797 | Department of Energy  

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

97 97 Audit Report: IG-0797 July 2, 2008 Implementation of Integrated Safety Management at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Safety is one of the Department of Energy's top priorities. In 1996. the Department of Energy established an Integrated Safety Management (ISM) system whereby its contractors plan, perform, assess, and improve the safe conduct of work. However, due to inconsistent implementation of ISM and recurring deficiencies that led to serious accidents, the Department issued guidance in 2001 and 2006 to assist contractors in their implementation of ISM and to improve safety. As part of ISM, the Department requires contractors to: 1) develop and implement controls over identified hazards, 2) perform work within defined hazard controls, and 3) provide feedback on

210

Audit Report: IG-0866 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0866 May 31, 2012 Integrated Safety Management at Sandia National Laboratories In 1996, the Department of Energy established an Integrated Safety Management (ISM) system intended to prevent or reduce occupational injuries, illnesses and accidents by providing safe and healthy workplaces. As part of ISM, the Department requires its facility contractors, such as Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia), to define work processes, enhance safety, and hold managers responsible for implementing ISM. Since 1997 and continuing into 2011, the Department had self-reported numerous deficiencies with Sandia's ISM implementation and execution; and that these problems often occurred at the line manager level in the contractor's chain of command. We found that Sandia had not fully

211

Implemntation of the Recovery Act at the Savannah River Site  

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

Implementation of the Recovery Act Implementation of the Recovery Act at the Savannah River Site OAS-RA-L-11-12 September 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 29, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE MANAGER, SAVANNAH RIVER OPERATIONS OFFICE FROM: Daniel M. Weeber, Director Environment, Technology, and Corporate Audits Division Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Implementation of the Recovery Act at the Savannah River Site" Audit Report Number: OAS-RA-L-11-12 BACKGROUND The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) provided the Department of Energy (Department) $5.1 billion for Defense Environmental Cleanup. These funds have afforded the Department's Office of Environmental Management (EM) the opportunity to reduce

212

Audit Report: IG-0589 | Department of Energy  

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

9 9 Audit Report: IG-0589 March 11, 2003 Transfer of Excess Personal Property From the Nevada Test Site to the Community Reuse Organization Certain excess personal property transferred by Nevada to the Community Reuse Organization (CRO) was not in the best interest of the taxpayers. For instance, in February 2002, Nevada transferred a drill rig to the CRO, which ultimately sold it to an equipment broker located in Texas. This broker was not involved in local community transition activities. The equipment broker originally sent a request to purchase the equipment to Nevada in June 2001. Before acting on the broker's request, Nevada offered the equipment to other Department sites and other Federal agencies, but did not receive any requests for the equipment. Rather than offer the drill rig

213

Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

October 15, 2010 October 15, 2010 Energy 101: Home Energy Assessments Take an inside look at just what takes place with a home energy audit. October 14, 2010 Energy 101: Home Energy Assessment September 2, 2010 Upping Efficiency Standards, Lowering Utility Bills An overview of the Department of Energy's efforts for appliance standards. August 26, 2010 The Energy Doctor Is In: Home Check-Ups to Save You Money Why a home energy assessment can save you some serious cash. August 3, 2010 The Kane County Judicial Center is one building that received retrofits to save the county energy with a Recovery Act-funded block grant. | Photo courtesy of Kane County One Grant, Nine Energy Efficiency Programs for Illinois County West of Chicago, one Illinois municipality is putting its $2.2 million

214

Audit Report: IG-0529 | Department of Energy  

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9 9 Audit Report: IG-0529 October 26, 2001 Accounting for Government-Owned Nuclear Materials Provided to NonDepartment Domestic Facilities Beginning in the 1950s, the Department of Energy (Department) and its predecessor agencies provided certain nuclear materials -- including plutonium and uranium -- to other government agencies, academic institutions, and commercial facilities. These materials, provided via loan or lease under authority granted by the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, were to be used for research, medical purposes, or projects consistent with the Department's mission. As of September 30, 2000, the Department had nuclear materials at over 300 non- Department domestic facilities. The Department and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) share responsibility for nuclear

215

Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: National SCADA Test Bed  

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

Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: National SCADA Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: National SCADA Test Bed May 2008 Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: National SCADA Test Bed May 2008 This project of the cyber security audit and attack detection toolkit is adding control system intelligence to widely deployed enterprise vulnerability scanners and security event managers While many energy utilities employ vulnerability scanners and security event managers (SEM) on their enterprise systems, these tools often lack the intelligence necessary to be effective in control systems. This two-year project aims to integrate control system intelligence into widely deployed vulnerability scanners and SEM, and to integrate security incident detection intelligence into control system historians. These upgrades will

216

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: AUDIT  

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AUDIT AUDIT AUDIT logo. Calculates monthly and annual heating and cooling costs for residential and light commercial buildings. Virtually any type of cooling and heating system can be simulated by AUDIT including standard DX, evaporative, air source heat pumps, water source heat pumps, and all types of fossil fueled furnaces and boilers (both modulating and on/off controlled). An optional version of AUDIT with appliance capabilities can calculate appliance and hot water energy use as well. AUDIT uses monthly bin weather data and full load cooling hours in its calculations. Weather data for hundreds of cities throughout the world are built-in to AUDIT and additional weather data can be easily added. Along with calculating energy costs, AUDIT also performs an economic analysis that allows you to compare system types and costs over

217

Audit Report: IG-0418 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

18 Audit Report: IG-0418 March 13, 1998 Audit of Alternatives to Testing at the Tonopah Test Range The Office of Inspector General has issued several recent reports concerning ways...

218

Audit Report: IG-0435 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Audit Report: IG-0435 Audit Report: IG-0435 January 7, 1999 Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's Aircraft Activities On October 19, 1998, you asked that the Office of...

219

Audit Report: IG-0429 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Audit Report: IG-0429 Audit Report: IG-0429 October 16, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's X-Change 1997: The Global D&D Marketplace Conference The Department of Energy and...

220

Audit Report: IG-0443 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

443 Audit Report: IG-0443 April 5, 1999 Audit of the U.S. Department of Energy's Funds Distribution and Control System at the Federal Energy Technology Center In Fiscal Year 1998,...

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221

Methods of Energy Auditing for Dwellings  

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Basic methods are given for energy auditing on dwellings. The heat-transfer resistances of ... structures are basic characteristics to be determined in energy auditing for dwellings and industrial buildings. Deta...

N. I. Khanov; L. A. Semenov; Yu. A. Chistyakov

2002-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Writing User-Friendly Energy Audit Reports  

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Energy audits don't save money and energy for companies unless the recommendations are implemented. Audit reports should be designed to encourage implementation, but often they impede it instead. In this paper, the authors discuss their experience...

Capehart, L. C.; Capehart, B. L.

223

Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-13-03 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-13-03 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-13-03 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-13-03 February 28, 2013 The Department of Energy's Solid-State Lighting Program The Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy established the Solid-State Lighting Program to advance the development and market introduction of energy-efficient white-light sources for general illumination. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 appropriated more than $41 million to accelerate solid-state lighting research and development and jumpstart the manufacturing research and development initiative. Through competitive solicitations, the Department awarded financial assistance instruments to various recipients each year since the program's inception. The audit determined that the

224

Audit Report: OAS-FS-13-12 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: OAS-FS-13-12 March 14, 2013 Performance Audit of the Department of Energy's Improper Payment Reporting in the Fiscal Year 2012 Agency Financial Report We contracted with an independent public accounting firm, KPMG LLP, to express an opinion on whether the Department of Energy (Department) met the Office of Management and Budget's criteria for compliance with the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA). The objective of this audit was to complete an evaluation of the accuracy and completeness of agency reporting, and evaluate agency performance in reducing and recapturing improper payments under IPERA. This audit found that the Department complied with the requirements of IPERA. Furthermore, KPMG noted two observations for improvement regarding the Department's improper

225

Does Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers?  

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Does Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers? Guojun He* andgovernment training and help, (4) fines and punishments, (5)

He, Goujun; Perloff, Jeffrey M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Audit Savvy Session 2.1  

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/sponsor audits · Desk reviews · Investigations · Quarterly reports are audits too! 7/28/2010 July 2010 - Audit transfers cannot be used as a management tool · Must meet the A-21 test of being reasonable, allocable · Help determine releva

Firestone, Jeremy

227

Auditing a database under retention policies  

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Auditing the changes to a database is critical for identifying malicious behavior, maintaining data quality, and improving system performance. But an accurate audit log is an historical record of the past that can also pose a serious threat to privacy. ... Keywords: Auditing, Privacy, Retention policy

Wentian Lu; Gerome Miklau; Neil Immerman

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

Recovery Act Funded Projects at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory OAS-RA-L-12-02 January 2012 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 12, 2012 MEMORANDUM FOR THE MANAGER, BERKELEY SITE OFFICE FROM: David Sedillo Director, Western Audits Division Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Recovery Act Funded Projects at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory" Audit Report Number: OAS-RA-L-12-02 BACKGROUND In February 2009, the President signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) into law. The goals of the Recovery Act were to retain and create jobs, increase economic efficiency, and invest in infrastructure that would provide long-term economic benefits. The Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Science received $1.6 billion

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Audit Report: IG-0413 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 Audit Report: IG-0413 October 17, 1997 Audit of Funding for Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems The Department of Energy's (Department) Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems Program maintains the sole national capability and facilities to produce radioisotope power systems for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Department of Defense, and other Federal agencies. For the past seven years the program emphasis has been on providing power systems for NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn, which was launched earlier this month. We initiated this audit to determine whether the Department received proper reimbursement from NASA for the radioisotope power systems produced. Audit Report: IG-0413 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0540

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Audit Services  

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

Management Challenges at the Management Challenges at the Department of Energy DOE/IG-0580 December 2002 Audit Report Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Performance Management DOE/IG-0627 November 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 November 24, 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR THE CHAI COMMISSION FROM: Gregory H. Friedman N, FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Performance Management" BACKGROUND The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, as an independent, five-member body, regulates certain aspects of the oil, natural gas, and electricity industries, and licenses hydroelectric projects. As required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, the Commission developed performance goals in four major areas to help guide

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The Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - New York State Energy Program, OAS-RA-12-08  

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

Department of Energy Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Audit Report The Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - New York State Energy Program OAS-RA-12-08 April 2012 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 April 19, 2012 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY for FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - New York State Energy Program" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's State Energy Program (SEP) provides grants to states, territories

232

Audit Report: IG-0840 | Department of Energy  

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

40 40 Audit Report: IG-0840 September 23, 2010 The Department of Energy's Audit Resolution and Follow-up Process The Department of Energy's audit resolution and follow-up process provides an important mechanism for assisting management in improving the performance of the Department and its programs. Over the last 5 years, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed over 350 audits, which included recommendations for corrective actions or improvements in programs, operations, and management functions. Ensuring that these recommendations are addressed and resolved timely is a critical component of the audit process. With this goal in mind, Department Order 224.3, Audit Resolution and Followup Program, generally requires that audit reports and all associated recommendations be closed within one year and that

233

Audit Report: IG-0598 | Department of Energy  

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

98 98 Audit Report: IG-0598 April 28, 2003 Status of the National Ignition Facility Project Construction of the National Ignition Facility, a 192-beamline 1.8 megajoule laser being built by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore), began in 1997. The project is comprised of six major components: conventional facility; laser system; target experimental system; integrated computers and controls; assembly, installation, and refurbishment equipment; and utilities. To manage the project to the revised schedule and cost baselines, Livermore established control account plans for each of the six components in conjunction with a work breakdown schedule. Control account managers were assigned and held responsible for maintaining the schedule and keeping the component cost estimates up to

234

Audit Report: IG-0500 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Audit Report: IG-0500 April 5, 2001 Virus Protection Strategies and Cyber Security Incident Reporting Information Technology (IT) plays an integral role in the programs and operations of the Department of Energy. In Fiscal Year 2001, the Department budgeted $1.4 billion for the acquisition and maintenance of IT related resources, a portion of which supports the Advanced Strategic Computing Initiative. These resources, and the programs they support, are vulnerable to malicious software, viruses, trojans, worms (collectively referred to as viruses), and cyber security attacks. To effectively protect its IT resources, the Department must ensure that its virus protection and detection capabilities as well as its cyber security incident reporting practices are "state of the art."

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Audit Report: IG-0598 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0598 April 28, 2003 Status of the National Ignition Facility Project Construction of the National Ignition Facility, a 192-beamline 1.8 megajoule laser being built by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore), began in 1997. The project is comprised of six major components: conventional facility; laser system; target experimental system; integrated computers and controls; assembly, installation, and refurbishment equipment; and utilities. To manage the project to the revised schedule and cost baselines, Livermore established control account plans for each of the six components in conjunction with a work breakdown schedule. Control account managers were assigned and held responsible for maintaining the schedule and keeping the component cost estimates up to

236

Audit Report: IG-0815 | Department of Energy  

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

5 5 Audit Report: IG-0815 May 6, 2009 Office of Secure Transportation DC-9 Aircraft Refurbishment The National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Secure Transportation (OST) maintains a fleet of seven aircraft to transport sensitive items, equipment and security personnel. Based on increasing requirements for transporting components and security personnel, OST decided to add a heavy transport aircraft to meet the Department's weapons surety and emergency response missions. In 2004, as a replacement following the sale of a portion of its fleet, OST acquired a DC-9 cargo aircraft that had been excessed by the U.S. military. Prior to integrating the DC-9 into its fleet, NNSA ordered a refurbishment of the aircraft. This refurbishment project was to permit the aircraft to be certified to civil air standards

237

Audit Report: IG-0836 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0836 July 22, 2010 The National Nuclear Security Administration's Management of the Product Realization Integrated Digital Enterprise Program The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), in partnership with the Department of Defense, maintains the Nation's arsenal of nuclear weapons through a geographically dispersed Nuclear Weapons Complex (Complex). In support of this mission, NNSA relies upon numerous and disparate site-specific and cross-Complex information systems to help manage the nuclear weapon product life-cycle process. NNSA, in its own planning documents, has noted that since Fiscal Year (FY) 2000, it had devoted considerable resources to these systems, acknowledging that their operation and management costs were not always well defined nor completely

238

Department of Energy`s Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund fiscal year 1997 financial statement audit  

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This report presents the results of the independent certified public accountants` audit of the Department of Energy`s Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund (D&D Fund) financial statements as of September 30, 1997. The auditors have expressed an unqualified opinion on the 1997 statement of financial position and the related statements of operations and changes in net position and cash flows. The 1997 financial statement audit was made under provisions of the Inspector General Act (5 U.S.C. App.) as amended, the Government Management Reform Act (31 U.S.C. 3515), and Office of Management and Budget implementing guidance. The auditor`s work was conducted in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards. To fulfill our audit responsibilities, we contracted with the independent public accounting firm of KPMG Peat Marwick LLP (KPMG) to conduct the audit for us, subject to our review. The auditors` report on the D&D Fund`s internal control structure disclosed no reportable conditions. The auditors` report on compliance with laws and regulations disclosed one instance of noncompliance. This instance of noncompliance relates to the shortfall in Government appropriations. Since this instance was addressed in a previous audit, no further recommendation is made at this time. During the course of the audit, KPMG also identified other matters that, although not material to the financial statements, nevertheless, warrant management`s attention. These items are fully discussed in a separate letter to management.

NONE

1998-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

239

Conducting Your Own Energy Audit  

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Why should you or anyone be interested in conducting a time intensive energy audit. What equipment is needed? When should you get started? Who should do it? The answer to Why is that energy costs are cutting into a company’s profit every minute...

Phillips, J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

Auditing of Programs and Operations  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

To set forth audit requirements and responsibilities for the promotion of economy and efficiency in the administration of or the prevention or detection of fraud, waste, and abuse in programs and operations of the Department of Energy. Cancels DOE O 224.2.

2007-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

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241

Energy audit of irrigation networks  

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The relationship between water and energy in water distribution systems (WDS) has been a growing concern among energy and water experts. Among the different strategies to improve water–energy efficiency in water distribution networks, energy audits are of paramount importance as they quantify water flow requirements, the amount of energy consumed to meet demand and leakage and friction losses. Previous work has presented the energy audit process for urban WDS and this energy audit is extended to irrigation networks here. This work analyses the most common types of irrigation emitters (sprinklers and pressure compensating and non-pressure compensating drippers), hydrant specifications, irrigation management systems (on-demand or rigid scheduled), and energy losses due to friction in pipes, control valves and irrigation hydrants. The energy audit does not assess whether management of the network is optimal, but analyses the energy consumption. Some of the performance indicators have already been defined for agricultural water networks, some are identical to those of urban WDS, but in addition, a new one is presented that disaggregates the energy dissipated into three terms, energy losses in pipelines, in hydraulic valves and in irrigation hydrants. These indicators show information necessary to better understand the performance of the irrigation network under study, to carry out a deep analysis of energy consumption and to allow for comparison with similar systems. The paper presents the analysis of a real case study conducted on the irrigation network of the garden of the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia.

Miguel A. Pardo; Juan Manzano; Enrique Cabrera; Jorge García-Serra

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Recovery Act: Beneficial CO{sub 2} Capture in an Integrated Algal Biorefinery for Renewable Generation and Transportation Fuels  

SciTech Connect

DOE DE-FE0001888 Award, Phase 2, funded research, development, and deployment (RD&D) of Phycal’s pilot-scale, algae to biofuels, bioproducts, and processing facility in Hawai’i. Phycal’s algal-biofuel and bioproducts production system integrates several novel and mature technologies into a system that captures and reuses industrially produced carbon dioxide emissions, which would otherwise go directly to the atmosphere, for the manufacture of renewable energy products and bioproducts from algae (note that these algae are not genetically engineered). At the end of Phase 2, the project as proposed was to encompass 34 acres in Central Oahu and provide large open ponds for algal mass culturing, heterotrophic reactors for the Heteroboost™ process, processing facilities, water recycling facilities, anaerobic digestion facilities, and other integrated processes. The Phase 2 award was divided into two modules, Modules 1 & 2, where the Module 1 effort addressed critical scaling issues, tested highest risk technologies, and set the overall infrastructure needed for a Module 2. Phycal terminated the project prior to executing construction of the first Module. This Final Report covers the development research, detailed design, and the proposed operating strategy for Module 1 of Phase 2.

Lane, Christopher; Hampel, Kristin; Rismani-Yazdi, Hamid; Kessler, Ben; Moats, Kenneth; Park, Jonathan; Schwenk, Jacob; White, Nicholas; Bakhit, Anis; Bargiel, Jeff; Allnutt, F.C.

2014-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

243

Audit Report on "The Department's Management of Nuclear Materials Provided to Domestic Licensees"  

SciTech Connect

The objective if to determine whether the Department of Energy (Department) was adequately managing its nuclear materials provided to domestic licensees. The audit was performed from February 2007 to September 2008 at Department Headquarters in Washington, DC, and Germantown, MD; the Oak Ridge Office and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN. In addition, we visited or obtained data from 40 different non-Departmental facilities in various states. To accomplish the audit objective, we: (1) Reviewed Departmental and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirements for the control and accountability of nuclear materials; (2) Analyzed a Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards System (NMMSS) report with ending inventory balances for Department-owned nuclear materials dated September 30, 2007, to determine the amount and types of nuclear materials located at non-Department domestic facilities; (3) Held discussions with Department and NRC personnel that used NMMSS information to determine their roles and responsibilities related to the control and accountability over nuclear materials; (4) Selected a judgmental sample of 40 non-Department domestic facilities; (5) Met with licensee officials and sent confirmations to determine whether their actual inventories of Department-owned nuclear materials were consistent with inventories reported in the NMMSS; and, (6) Analyzed historical information related to the 2004 NMMSS inventory rebaselining initiative to determine the quantity of Department-owned nuclear materials that were written off from the domestic licensees inventory balances. This performance audit was conducted in accordance with generally accepted Government auditing standards. Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain sufficient, appropriate evidence to provide a reasonable basis for our findings and conclusions based on our audit objective. We believe that the evidence obtained provides a reasonable basis for our findings and conclusions based on our audit objectives. The audit included tests of controls and compliance with laws and regulations related to managing the Department-owned nuclear materials provided to non-Departmental domestic licensees. Because our review was limited it would not necessarily have disclosed all internal control deficiencies that may have existed at the time of our audit. We examined the establishment of performance measures in accordance with Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, as they related to the audit objective. We found that the Department had established performance measures related to removing or disposing of nuclear materials and radiological sources around the world. We utilized computer generated data during our audit and performed procedures to validate the reliability of the information as necessary to satisfy our audit objective. As noted in the report, we questioned the reliability of the NMMSS data.

None

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Obtaining field pricing and audit cognizance has been identified as a critical path activity for our contract and financial assistance awards and modifications  

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

PROCUREMENT AND ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT PROCUREMENT AND ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND ASSISTANCE POLICY (MA-61) MANAGEMENT OF CONTRACT/FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AUDIT SUPPORT FOR AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT ACTIONS (JULY 23, 2009) Obtaining field pricing and audit support has been identified as a critical path activity for our Recovery Act contract and financial assistance awards and modifications. In order to meet the aggressive schedule commitments for placing contracts and financial assistance awards, we need to manage the audit process more effectively through increased management attention both at the field contracting office and Headquarters level. The guidance and direction provided herein is written primarily to cover audit support from the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA). It

245

The University of Texas Office of Internal Audits  

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Procured in Fiscal Year 2013 31 VII. Reporting Suspected Fraud and Abuse 32 The University of Texas to post the Internal Audit Plan, Internal Audit Annual Report, and Other Audit Information on the Internet the Internal Audit Annual Report on the Office of Internal Audits' internet Web site, http

Texas at Austin, University of

246

The preparation for and survival of an EPA Title IV and Title V facility audit  

SciTech Connect

As part of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, major facilities are required to obtain federally enforceable operating permits (Title V). In a separate permitting action, the electric utilities with units generating more then 25 megawatts are required to obtain permits for NO{sub x} and SO{sub x}, the emissions which contribute to acid rain (Title IV). The Title IV permit is included as part of the Title V permit. This paper will use an actual audit experience at a coal fired generation facility as a case study for the preparation for and outcome of an EPA Title IV Level 3 audit. The paper will document the procedures for preparation, the audit process, and the outcome. The audit is part of the EPA's process for review of the record keeping and instrument calibration methods outlined in Title IV. Both types of permits have many different record keeping and monitoring requirements as well as separate reporting requirements which are submitted to both federal; state and local regulatory agencies for review and evaluation. Title IV units include very specific instrument calibration/audit requirements, and Title V has compliance testing and monitoring requirements. Alliant Power was notified in August 1998 of the intent of EPA Region VII to conduct a Level 3 audit at the Lansing Generation Station. The US EPA and the State of Iowa intended to review all Title IV record keeping (Level 1), continuous emission monitoring calibrations and linearity testing (Level 2) and observe the annual Relative Accuracy Testing Audit performed by an outside contractor. In addition, during this facility site visit, the compliance with Title V permit requirements was also audited.

Facca, G.L.; Faler, M.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Energy Audits in Process Units  

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:$M:.:....-_ Yrs. ---:%:::....__ Plant Dept M 3 Btu/yr $ 1112 Feed Clr Bypass 80 85 40 -0- 0.0 100 80 85 40 -0 1121 Feed Points 180 300 62 -0- 0.0 90 260 385 102 -0 1124 Raw Mtl Hx 500 600 300 20 0.1 50 760 985 402 20 115 Vacuum Pump 3.6 95 1110 200-lb Cond..., There are some key words in this definition; if it is assumed that the members of the audit team the first is "in-depth". An audit of this sort are devoting 30-50% of their time to this responsi is not a superficial review; it does require a bility...

Corwin, J. D.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

1. Revised Guide Chapter 70.4, Cooperative Audit Strategy:  

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

Revised Guide Chapter 70.4, Cooperative Audit Strategy: Revised Guide Chapter 70.4, Cooperative Audit Strategy: Establishes a requirement for the contractor to provide an Internal Audit Design for each 5-year period of a contract. The design is to consist of: (1) Organizational placement of the internal audit function to assure functional independence; (2) Size, experience, and educational requirements of audit staff; (3) Audit standards to be applied; (4) (5) (6) allo (7) a. Plan for internal audit function over 5-year period; Plan for audit of allowable costs; Use ofDCAA for supplementing audit of prime or subcontract wable costs; and Schedule for peer review. b. Provides detailed standards for the Annual Audit Plan. c. Provides detailed standards for the Annual Audit Report. 2.AL 2005-04, Class Deviation to Reflect Changes to the Cooperative Audit Strategy,

249

Industrial Energy Audit Basics by an Energy Auditor  

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The purpose of an energy audit is the first step in energy cost control. There are two types of energy audits – Traditional and Investment grades. The process of an energy audit consists of collecting and then processing data, specifying changes...

Phillips, J.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Preparation for a Software Quality Audit, SQAS | Department of...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Audit, SQAS Preparation for a Software Quality Audit, SQAS This document will enable a site to prepare for a software quality audit by providing specific guidance. It will also...

251

Coverage of Independent Audits of For-Profit Firms  

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

audit, he or she must consider the nature, timing, and extent of his or her own auditing procedures, to avoid unnecessary duplication of the DCAA effort. PART 2. AUDIT OBJECTIVES...

252

#AskEnergySaver: Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Energy Audits AskEnergySaver: Home Energy Audits January 24, 2014 - 5:48pm Addthis A home energy audit is the first step to improving your home's energy efficiency. Making energy...

253

Writing audit findings: Be reasonable  

SciTech Connect

A customary approach to auditing and reporting deficiencies is to keep a running list of those that are found, evaluate the severity of each, and based on the evidence, document findings or observations or concerns in an audit report. The report is issued and the auditee is normally requested to address root cause'' as part of their corrective action. This paper describes a root problems'' approach to documenting audit findings that is designed not only to put the QA auditor in a more favorable light, but to more effectively enable the auditee to identify root cause and meaningful corrective action. The positive results of this approach are considerable. You will have fewer findings but those you do have will be substantial. You will cite requirements that sound reasonable and make arguments difficult. If some of the supporting deficiencies (examples) prove to be incorrect, you will still have ample support for the original finding. You will be seen as reasonable individual who can help lead the auditee towards identification of root cause without taking away part of the responsibility. You even have a fair chance of fostering a sense of commitment to quality improvement on the auditee's part. This in itself, is its own reward.

Girvin, N.W.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

Writing audit findings: Be reasonable!  

SciTech Connect

A customary approach to auditing and reporting deficiencies is to keep a running list of those that are found, evaluate the severity of each, and based on the evidence, document findings or observations or concerns in an audit report. The report is issued and the auditee is normally requested to address ``root cause`` as part of their corrective action. This paper describes a ``root problems`` approach to documenting audit findings that is designed not only to put the QA auditor in a more favorable light, but to more effectively enable the auditee to identify root cause and meaningful corrective action. The positive results of this approach are considerable. You will have fewer findings but those you do have will be substantial. You will cite requirements that sound reasonable and make arguments difficult. If some of the supporting deficiencies (examples) prove to be incorrect, you will still have ample support for the original finding. You will be seen as reasonable individual who can help lead the auditee towards identification of root cause without taking away part of the responsibility. You even have a fair chance of fostering a sense of commitment to quality improvement on the auditee`s part. This in itself, is its own reward.

Girvin, N.W.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Audit unto others hor ellipsis  

SciTech Connect

My first encounter with a quality assurance auditor is reminiscent of an old Dodge commercial. You remember The old sheriff, masked in mirrored sunglasses, paunch hanging over his gun belt, prophesying, You're in a heap o' trouble boy '' Well, my auditor could have been kin to the sheriff; they had the same posture, attitude, and mirrored sunglasses. Plus, my auditor wore a black leather vest and sported a Buffalo Bill'' goatee. While certainly memorable, both gentlemen were far from pleasant. I'm fairly certain that the compliance auditor of old deserved this perceived association with his law enforcement counterpart. Both believed in enforcing the letter of the law, or their interpretations of it. Neither seemed capable of exercising interpretive powers, but instead relied on winning through intimidation, possibly with an eye toward claiming some version of a monthly Quota Award. Is the auditor of today any better perceived Because this first encounter of the worst kind'' made a lasting impression on me, I have dedicated considerable time and effort trying to avoid being perceived as another sheriff when I conduct audits. In my auditing career, I am determined to capitalize on each opportunity to turn negative situations, as experienced by the auditee, into meaningful opportunities for improved performance. I want to treat the auditee the way I want to be treated when I am being audited. (author)

Maday, J.H. Jr.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Audit Report: IG-0631 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Audit Report: IG-0631 December 12, 2003 Implementation of Indications, Warning, Analysis and Reporting Capability A significant number of the Department of Energy (Department) sites were not taking appropriate action to report computer attacks, probes, or compromises. Specifically, computer incidents were not always being reported to the Computer Incident Advisory Capability (CIAC) as required by Departmental guidance. Office of Inspector General Technology Crimes Section (Technology Crimes) and Federal counterintelligence officials were also not always notified of incidents as appropriate. Audit Report: IG-0631 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0500 The Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program, IG-0787 Audit Report: IG-0787

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Audit Report: IG-0881 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: IG-0881 Audit Report: IG-0881 Audit Report: IG-0881 February 19, 2013 National Nuclear Security Administration Contractor Governance Since July 2007, the Department of Energy (Department) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have required contractors to implement self-assessment systems to measure performance and help ensure effective and efficient mission accomplishment. In essence, contractors assessed and evaluated their own performance with some level of Federal oversight. Our audit found that despite at least 5 years of effort, NNSA and its support offices and site contractors had not yet implemented fully functional and effective contractor assurance systems. During recent Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviews, we identified significant

258

Audit Report: IG-0641 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

is the cadre of over 4,000 armed personnel responsible for securing the Department's nuclear materials, weapons, and national security-related information. Audit Report:...

259

Audit Report: IG-0737 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

37 Audit Report: IG-0737 September 6, 2006 Beryllium Controls at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Laboratory) did not properly manage activities...

260

Audit Resolution and Follow-Up Program  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

This Order establishes requirements and responsibilities for the management of open audits, findings, and recommendations. Cancels DOE 2300.1B.

2005-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0669 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

9 Audit Report: IG-0669 December 14, 2004 Use and Management of Mobile Communications Services The acquisition and use of wireless or mobile communication devises for mission...

262

Review of Selected Home Energy Auditing Tools  

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

This study reviews widely used energy audit tools that are used to evaluate home improvements and to maximize its operational and energy efficiency.

263

Audit Report: IG-0635 | Department of Energy  

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

5 Audit Report: IG-0635 January 13, 2004 Safeguards Over Sensitive Technology The Department of Energy's national laboratories have diverse missions that range from national...

264

Audit Report: IG-0566 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

566 Audit Report: IG-0566 September 9, 2002 National Nuclear Security Administration's Test rediness Program Prior to 1992, the Department of Energy relied on underground testing...

265

Audit Report: IG-0391 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0391 June 6, 1996 Activities Designed to Recover the Taxpayers' Investment in the Clean Coal Technology Program Audit Report: IG-0391 More Documents & Publications Gregory H....

266

Audit Report: IG-0458 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

58 Audit Report: IG-0458 February 15, 2000 In-Vitro Bioassay Services at Department of Energy Facilities Federal regulations require that routine bioassay programs be established...

267

Audit Report: IG-0689 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

89 Audit Report: IG-0689 May 12, 2005 Selected Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) project officials were not always...

268

Audit Report: IG-0761 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

IG-0761 Audit Report: IG-0761 March 26, 2007 The Department of Energy's Management of Contractor Intergovernmental Personnel and Change of Station Assignments The Department of...

269

Audit Report: IG-0676 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

6 Audit Report: IG-0676 February 14, 2005 Department of Energy Contractor Home Office Expenses Our review of five contracts for national laboratories and disclosed that the...

270

Audit Report: IG-0454 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

4 Audit Report: IG-0454 December 15, 1999 Waste Incineration at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory The Waste Experimental Reduction Facility (WERF)...

271

Audit Report: IG-0453 | Department of Energy  

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

3 Audit Report: IG-0453 October 13, 1999 Waste Incineration at the Savannah River Site The Department constructed the Consolidated Incinerator Facility (CIF) at the Savannah River...

272

Audit Report: IG-0588 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

588 Audit Report: IG-0588 March 3, 2003 Treatment of Mixed Incinerable Waste We found the Department of Energy (Department) was not treating its mixed incinerable solid waste...

273

Audit Report: IG-0613 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

"remote-handled'. Audit Report: IG-0613 More Documents & Publications EIS-0200-SA-03: Supplement Analysis EIS-0026-SA-06: Supplement Analysis EIS-0026-SA-08: Supplemental Analysis...

274

Audit Report: IG-0630 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

policy, the goal of the Department's effort is to make biomass energy a cost-competitive alternative to traditional energy sources. Audit Report: IG-0630 More Documents &...

275

Audit Report: IG-0879 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

IG-0879 Audit Report: IG-0879 December 21, 2012 Naval Reactors Information Technology System Development Efforts Our review identified continuing system development issues related...

276

Audit Peer Review 2012 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

12 Audit Peer Review 2012 September 30, 2012 Subject: Department of Energy, Peer Review for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2012 Reviewer: Treasury Inspector General for Tax...

277

Audit Peer Review 2009 | Department of Energy  

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

09 Audit Peer Review 2009 September 30, 2009 Subject: Department of Energy, Peer Review for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2009 Reviewer: Social Security Administration,...

278

Audit Report: IG-0550 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

550 Audit Report: IG-0550 April 3, 2002 Disposition of the Department's Excess Facilities During the course of nuclear weapons production, the Department of Energy (Department) and...

279

Audit Report: IG-0511 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

11 Audit Report: IG-0511 July 9, 2001 Research and Development at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore), a major component of...

280

Audit/Investigation Records | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Investigation Records AuditInvestigation Records This schedule covers records associated with investigations other than those performed by the Office of the Inspector General...

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Audit Report: IG-0568 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

68 Audit Report: IG-0568 September 13, 2002 Remote Access To Unclassified Information Systems Like most private sector and government organizations, the Department of Energy has an...

282

Audit Report: IG-0659 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

659 Audit Report: IG-0659 August 16, 2004 The Stabilization of Nuclear Materials at Los Alamos National Laboratory In 1994, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board recommended...

283

Energy Audit of a Water System Network  

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The energy audit of water networks has to be focused... i - Operational schedule of pumping stations and available storage to atte...

Edmundo Koelle

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Audit Report: IG-0541 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

1 Audit Report: IG-0541 January 15, 2002 Remediation and Closure of the Ashtabula Environmental Management Project The RMI Titanium Company's Earthline Technology Division (RMI) is...

285

Audit Report: IG-0710 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

10 Audit Report: IG-0710 November 17, 2005 Management of Facility Contractors Assigned to the Washington, D.C. Area Although specifically required by existing policy, program...

286

The Energy Audit Process & State Applications  

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

The Energy Audit Process & State Applications May 23 rd , 2013 DOE's State and Local Technical Assistance Program 2 DOE's Technical Assistance Program * Strategic Energy Planning *...

287

Audit Report: IG-0489 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

9 Audit Report: IG-0489 November 28, 2000 AmericiumCurium Vitrification Project At The Savannah River Site In 1994, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) recommended...

288

Audit Report: IG-0558 | Department of Energy  

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

8 Audit Report: IG-0558 June 7, 2002 Cost Sharing at the Ashtabula Environmental Management Project From 1952 through 1988, RMI Titanium Company (RMI), a private company, performed...

289

Audit Report: IG-0581 | Department of Energy  

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

1 Audit Report: IG-0581 January 2, 2003 National Nuclear Security Administration's Nuclear Explosive Safety Study Program To ensure the protection of the public, employees,...

290

Audit Report: IG-0549 | Department of Energy  

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

at the Idaho site. Audit Report: IG-0549 More Documents & Publications EIS-0287: Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0287: Idaho High-Level Waste and Facilities Disposition...

291

Recovery Act  

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

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) presents opportunities with potential for hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Signed into law by President Obama on February 17,...

292

Summary Audit Report on Contractor Employee Relocation and Temporary Living Costs, IG-0400  

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

DATE: January 27, 1997 DATE: January 27, 1997 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-1 SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Summary Audit Report on Contractor Employee Relocation andTemporary Living Costs TO: The Acting Secretary This summary report highlights systemic problems with contractor charges for contractor employee relocation and temporary living costs. Over the past 5 years, the Office of Inspector General issued nine audit reports that identified unreasonable and unallowable charges for employee relocation and temporary living costs by contractors and their subcontractors. We found that contractors were reimbursed for these costs because the Department of Energy (Department) did not use clearly defined contract provisions

293

Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Audit and Oversight Directorate  

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Internal Audit Directorate Administrative information for the Internal Audit Directorate is provided below. Contacts C. Gail Lewis, CIA, CISA, CFE, CPA (inactive) - IAD Director...

294

Ind.Audit Guide June 13_b.doc  

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Industrial Audit Guidebook A Guidebook for Performing Walk-through Energy Audits of Industrial Facilities Bonneville Power Administration 2 Table of Contents Section Page 1. How to...

295

Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and...  

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

Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings...

296

Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and...  

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

Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings U.S. Department...

297

Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier...  

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

Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier and Portaledge, March 2010 Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier and Portaledge, March 2010 This...

298

Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-15 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-15 March 21, 2013 The Department of Energy's Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage Program Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act The Department of Energy (Department) received nearly $1.5 billion through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to invest in clean industrial technologies and sequestration projects through the Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage Program (Carbon Program). The National Energy Technology Laboratory awarded 46 cooperative agreements to a variety of demonstration and research and development projects. The agreements required substantial involvement by Federal project managers and relied on recipients to share in the investments needed to complete the projects. The audit found that the Department had not always effectively

299

Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-13 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-13 Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-13 Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-13 August 23, 2011 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of Indiana Our review did not reveal material problems with the State of Indiana's management of the Weatherization Program and the three local agencies we visited - Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative, REAL Services, Inc., and Indiana Builders Association (IBA). We did, however, identify opportunities for the State and IBA to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their Weatherization Programs. Specifically, we found that IBA had not always maintained documentation to support weatherization material costs reimbursed by the State, even though it was specifically

300

Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-22 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-22 Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-22 Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-22 June 6, 2013 The Hydrogen Energy California Project Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Fossil Energy received $3.4 billion to focus on the research, development and deployment of technologies to use coal more cleanly and efficiently. In September 2009, the Department approved a cooperative agreement award with a Government contribution of $308 million to Hydrogen Energy California, LLC (HECA) to construct a commercial power plant to demonstrate the capture and underground storage of carbon dioxide. The project was expected to be completed in November 2018, at a total cost of about $2.8 billion. In March 2011, after the Department and HECA spent approximately $75

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Audit Report: OAS-M-06-04 | Department of Energy  

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4 4 Audit Report: OAS-M-06-04 February 8, 2006 Management Controls over BWXT's Teaming Partner Arrangement at Pantex BWXT Pantex, L.L.C. (BWXT) did not always act to minimize costs to the Department of Energy (Department) when administering the Bechtel North Texas, Inc. (Bechtel) subcontract. Specifically, BWXT included Bechtel employees in its Government-funded post-retirement health benefits plan without Department approval. In addition, BWXT paid indirect charges from Bechtel's parent company, Bechtel National Incorporated (Bechtel National) in excess of contractual amounts. Audit Report: OAS-M-06-04 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0690 Microsoft Word - Bill's version 5-20-05.doc GAO-04-539 Department of Energy: Certain Postretirement Benefits for

302

Audit Report: OAS-L-11-02 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: OAS-L-11-02 Audit Report: OAS-L-11-02 Audit Report: OAS-L-11-02 February 9, 2011 The Department of Energy's Energy Conservation Efforts The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) requires Federal agencies to apply energy efficiency measures to Federal buildings so that by Fiscal Year (FY) 2015, each agency's energy intensity is reduced by 30 percent from the baseline established in FY 2003. Energy intensity is calculated as the energy consumption in British Thermal Units (BTUs) per gross square foot of the Federal buildings. The Department of Energy's (Department) FY 2003 energy consumption baseline for its sites around the Nation was 23 trillion BTUs, supplied by energy acquired at an annual cost of around $229 million. If the Department achieves the 30 percent energy

303

Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-22 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-22 Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-22 Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-22 June 6, 2013 The Hydrogen Energy California Project Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Fossil Energy received $3.4 billion to focus on the research, development and deployment of technologies to use coal more cleanly and efficiently. In September 2009, the Department approved a cooperative agreement award with a Government contribution of $308 million to Hydrogen Energy California, LLC (HECA) to construct a commercial power plant to demonstrate the capture and underground storage of carbon dioxide. The project was expected to be completed in November 2018, at a total cost of about $2.8 billion. In March 2011, after the Department and HECA spent approximately $75

304

Audit Manual release 3.0  

SciTech Connect

This manual consolidates into one document the policies, procedures, standards, technical guidance and other techniques to be followed by the Assistant Inspector General for Audits and staff in planning and conducting audit work within DOE and in preparing related reports on behalf of the Office of Inspector General.

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1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Why Audit? NY SD 7 Legislation Risk-limiting audits Ballot-level audits AUDITS: THE AFTER-MATH OF ELECTION  

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-MATH OF ELECTION REFORM Conference on Innovative Electoral Reforms and Strategies Philip B. Stark Department by hand. · Other reasons too: process improvement, deterrence, etc. · Compliance audits vs. materiality by hand. · Other reasons too: process improvement, deterrence, etc. · Compliance audits vs. materiality

Stark, Philip B.

306

Updating Texas Energy Cost Containment Audit Reports  

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moneys in a program known as LoanSTAR. Due to the time between the audits and availability of funds, update of the reports for current energy and equipment cost, and for accomplishment of projects was necessary. Audits in 1984 and 1986 identified total...

Burke, T. E.; Heffington, W. M.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Pitfalls in Building and HVAC Audits  

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The purpose of an energy audit is to identify and analyze areas of energy consumption and to propose methods of conservation. In the process of completing an audit the following areas of consumption should be considered: 0 Building Envelope 0 Air...

Gidwani, B. N.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Weatherization » Home Energy Audits Weatherization » Home Energy Audits Home Energy Audits A home energy checkup helps owners determine where their house is losing energy and money - and how such problems can be corrected to make the home more energy efficient. A professional technician -- often called an energy auditor -- can give your home a checkup. Items shown here include checking for leaks, examining insulation, inspecting the furnace and ductwork, performing a blower door test and using an infrared camera. Learn more about a professional home energy audit. A home energy audit, also known as a home energy assessment, is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes and to evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. An assessment will show you problems that may, when corrected, save you

309

Audit Report: IG-0425 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: IG-0425 August 20, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's Facility Reuse at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site For several decades, the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (Site) operated as part of the Nation's nuclear weapons production complex. In 1989, however, the Department of Energy (DOE) ceased production at the Site and, by 1992, DOE began transitioning Rocky Flats to a cleanup mode. DOE's goal is to convert the Site to beneficial use in a manner that is safe, environmentally and socially responsible, physically secure, and economical. We initiated this audit to determine whether the Site was maximizing its reuse of excess facilities. Audit Report: IG-0425 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: WR-B-00-02 Audit Report: IG-0612

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Professional Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits November 26, 2013 - 4:59pm Addthis Learn about the steps and benefits of a comprehensive home energy assessment in this video. Read the text version. What does this mean for me? A professional energy audit gives you a thorough picture of where your home is losing energy and what you can do to save money. You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment. You may be eligible for state, local, or utility incentives to assist with your home energy audit. Visit the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency to find out. How does it work? An energy auditor will walk through your home, review your bills, and conduct a blower door test or thermographic scan.Some utilities offer

311

Audit Report: IG-0426 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: IG-0426 September 3, 1998 Disposal of Low-Level and Low-Level Mixed Waste The Department of Energy (Department) is faced with the legacy of thousands of contaminated areas and buildings and large volumes of "backlog" waste requiring disposal. Waste management and environmental restoration activities have become central to the Department's mission. One of the Department's priorities is to clean up former nuclear weapons sites and find more effective and timely methods for disposing of nuclear waste. This audit focused on determining if the Department was disposing of low-level and low-level mixed waste in the most cost-effective manner. Audit Report: IG-0426 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0527 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-17

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Audit Report: IG-0816 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: IG-0816 Audit Report: IG-0816 Audit Report: IG-0816 June 23, 2009 Fire Protection Deficiencies at Los Alamos National Laboratory The Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) maintains some of the Nation's most important national security assets, including nuclear materials. Many of Los Alamos' facilities are located in close proximity to one another, are occupied by large numbers of contract and Federal employees, and support activities ranging from nuclear weapons design to science-related activities. Safeguarding against fires, regardless of origin, is essential to protecting employees, surrounding communities, and national security assets. Topic: National Security and Safety Audit Report: IG-0816 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0837

313

Audits for For-Profit Firms FAQ  

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

(Updated 12/31/2010) (Updated 12/31/2010) The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") is providing the following information to assist for-profit recipients of DOE awards in complying with the audit requirements of 10 CFR 600.316. Additional guidance, including the detailed compliance requirements and suggested audit procedures, will be forthcoming from DOE. 1. Q: Are for-profit entities that receive federal awards from DOE required to have compliance audits? Are sub- awardees required to have compliance audits? A: Yes. Under Regulation 10 CFR 600.316, a for-profit entity is required to have a compliance audit for any fiscal year it expends $500,000 or more in financial assistance awards 1 provided by any component of the U.S. Department of Energy. This requirement also applies to sub-awardees that receive DOE funds through a pass-

314

Audit Report: IG-0441 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Audit Report: IG-0441 March 16, 1999 Cost Sharing at Basic Energy Sciences' User Facilities The Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) funds the construction and operation of 17 designated user facilities that are recognized as being critical to scientific research. BES provides the base-operating budget for its user facilities and generally makes the facilities available on a no-charge basis to all qualified researchers. The objective of the audit was to determine whether the Department could enhance scientific research at BES user facilities by seeking more opportunities for cost sharing. Audit Report: IG-0441 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0562 Audit Report: IG-0753 Semiannual Report to Congress: October 1, 1998 - March 31

315

Audit Report: IG-0425 | Department of Energy  

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

25 25 Audit Report: IG-0425 August 20, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's Facility Reuse at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site For several decades, the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (Site) operated as part of the Nation's nuclear weapons production complex. In 1989, however, the Department of Energy (DOE) ceased production at the Site and, by 1992, DOE began transitioning Rocky Flats to a cleanup mode. DOE's goal is to convert the Site to beneficial use in a manner that is safe, environmentally and socially responsible, physically secure, and economical. We initiated this audit to determine whether the Site was maximizing its reuse of excess facilities. Audit Report: IG-0425 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0612 Audit Report: WR-B-00-02

316

Professional Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits November 26, 2013 - 4:59pm Addthis Learn about the steps and benefits of a comprehensive home energy assessment in this video. Read the text version. What does this mean for me? A professional energy audit gives you a thorough picture of where your home is losing energy and what you can do to save money. You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment. You may be eligible for state, local, or utility incentives to assist with your home energy audit. Visit the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency to find out. How does it work? An energy auditor will walk through your home, review your bills, and conduct a blower door test or thermographic scan.Some utilities offer

317

Clinical audit: development of the criteria of good practices  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......audit is a systematic review of the procedures in...quality audits. Among the regulatory efforts, the Council...audit is a systematic review of the procedures in...A sample of treatment plans would then be checked...audit is a systematic review of the procedures in......

S. Soimakallio; A. Alanen; H. Järvinen; A. Ahonen; K. Ceder; T. Lyyra-Laitinen; M. Paunio; T. Sinervo; T. Wigren

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

Privacy Act  

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Privacy Act Privacy Act Privacy Act Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for the Privacy Act is 10CFR 1008 Privacy Act of 1974 and Amendments (as of Jan 2, 1991) From GPO US Code on CD-ROM (GPO S/N 052-001-004-00439-6) $30.00 -CITE- 5 USC Sec. 552a -EXPCITE- TITLE 5 PART I CHAPTER 5 SUBCHAPTER II -HEAD- Sec. 552a. Records maintained on individuals -EXPCITE- TITLE 5 PART I CHAPTER 5 SUBCHAPTER II -HEAD- Sec. 552a. Records maintained on individuals -STATUTE- (a) Definitions. - For purposes of this section - (1) the term 'agency' means agency as defined in section 552(e) (FOOTNOTE 1) of this title; (FOOTNOTE 1) See References in Text note below. (2) the term 'individual' means a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence (3) the term 'maintain' includes maintain, collect, use, or disseminate;

319

MAJOR PROGRAMS ACTG Acting [BFA  

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AIS Auditing for Information Systems ASIA Asian Studies CART Cartography DMSC Decision-Making Support

Maryland, Baltimore County, University of

320

Los Alamos National Laboratory Environmental Management Activities Funded by the Recovery Act, OAS-RA-11-15  

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

Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos National Laboratory Environmental Management Activities Funded by the Recovery Act OAS-RA-11-15 August 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 August 25, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE MANAGER, LOS ALAMOS SITE OFFICE, NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION FROM: George W. Collard Assistant Inspector General for Audits SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Los Alamos National Laboratory Environmental Management Activities Funded by the Recovery Act" BACKGROUND In February 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was enacted. The Department of Energy's (Department) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) received approximately $212 million in Recovery Act funds from the Office of

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The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of Michigan  

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

Audit Report Audit Report OAS-RA-13-25 June 2013 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of Michigan Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 June 18, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of Michigan" BACKGROUND Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy's (Department) Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization Program) received

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-06 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-06 April 1, 2010 Accounting and Reporting for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by the Department of Energy's Funding Recipients The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was established to jumpstart the U.S. economy, create or save millions of jobs, and invest in the Nation's energy future. The Department of Energy received approximately $37 billion through the Recovery Act to support a variety of science, energy and environmental initiatives. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued guidance for carrying out stimulus-related activities which requires, among other things, that recipients ensure funds provided by the Recovery Act are clearly distinguishable from non-Recovery Act funds in all reporting systems and that recipients' actions are transparent to

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-04 | Department of Energy  

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

L-11-04 L-11-04 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-04 March 2, 2011 The Department's Infrastructure Modernization Projects under the Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was enacted on February 17, 2009. The goals of the Recovery Act are to retain or create jobs, increase economic efficiency, and invest in infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits. The Recovery Act provided just over $36 billion for the Department of Energy (Department), including $198 million to be used by the Office of Science (Science) for infrastructure modernization initiatives. According to Science officials, modernization was needed to many Department laboratories, offices, and other facilities due to their age. Science's Recovery Act Infrastructure

324

Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-12-02 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-12-02 January 12, 2012 Recovery Act Funded Projects at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory In February 2009, the President signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) into law. The goals of the Recovery Act were to retain and create jobs, increase economic efficiency, and invest in infrastructure that would provide long-term economic benefits. The Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Science received $1.6 billion through the Recovery Act which it used to invest in various projects. The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley) received approximately $333.4 million in Recovery Act funds, primarily from the Department for infrastructure upgrades and a broad array of research efforts. These funds were allocated to 130

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-04 | Department of Energy  

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

4 4 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-04 March 2, 2011 The Department's Infrastructure Modernization Projects under the Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was enacted on February 17, 2009. The goals of the Recovery Act are to retain or create jobs, increase economic efficiency, and invest in infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits. The Recovery Act provided just over $36 billion for the Department of Energy (Department), including $198 million to be used by the Office of Science (Science) for infrastructure modernization initiatives. According to Science officials, modernization was needed to many Department laboratories, offices, and other facilities due to their age. Science's Recovery Act Infrastructure

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E-Print Network 3.0 - avec audition publique Sample Search Results  

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audition publique Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: avec audition publique Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 COMPORTEMENT DES AUDITES DANS...

327

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

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forthcoming. Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines2009. “China Enterprise Energy Audits: Current Status andOverview of Enterprise Energy Audits, August 21, 2006.

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Understanding about Energy Audit,” Energy Conservation2009. “China Enterprise Energy Audits: Current Status andReviewing Enterprise Energy Audit Report and Energy Saving

Shen, Bo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Improving Energy Efficiency of Compressed Air System Based on System Audit  

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50 compressed air system energy audits completed by Shanghai50 compressed air system energy audits completed by Shanghaiof compressed air energy audits conducted by the Shanghai

Shanghai, Hongbo Qin; McKane, Aimee

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

FRA, LLC Internal Audit Charter  

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-17 | Department of Energy  

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

7 7 Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-17 September 19, 2011 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of Tennessee The Department of Energy's (Department) Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization Program) received $5 billion under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to improve the energy efficiency of the homes of low-income individuals, of which the State of Tennessee received a three-year Weatherization Program grant of $99 million. We initiated this audit to determine if Tennessee had adequate safeguards in place to ensure that the Weatherization Program was managed efficiently and effectively. We found that Tennessee, while achieving its production goals, had not

332

Audit Report: IG-0528 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0528 October 5, 2001 Stockpile Surveillance Testing In 1993, the President and Congress reaffirmed the moratorium on underground nuclear testing and directed that a science-based Stockpile Stewardship Program be developed to maintain the nation's stockpile of nuclear weapons. The Department of Energy's (Department) plan for the Stockpile Stewardship Program describes it as one of the most complex, scientific-technical programs ever undertaken. The program consists of surveillance, experimentation, computation, and production. Its focus is to maintain "high confidence" in the safety and reliability of the stockpile without nuclear testing. Audit Report: IG-0528 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0744 Follow-up Audit on Stockpile Surveillance Testing, IG-0744

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Energy Efficiency » Homes » Home Weatherization » Home Energy Energy Efficiency » Homes » Home Weatherization » Home Energy Audits Home Energy Audits November 26, 2013 Professional Home Energy Audits A home energy audit is the first step to assessing how much energy your home consumes and to deciding what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. October 28, 2013 William Stewart, with Veterans Green Jobs, blows cellulose insulation in the interior walls of a Lakewood, Colorado, home. This home is part of the Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program that supports energy efficiency upgrades to low-income homes in Denver. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL. Weatherization Saves Families Energy and Money In honor of National Weatherization Day, we're highlighting how energy

334

Audit Report: IG-0554 | Department of Energy  

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

4 4 Audit Report: IG-0554 May 13, 2002 The Plutonium Stabilization and Packaging System at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site From 1952 to 1989, the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (Rocky Flats) produced nuclear weapons components for the Department of Energy. In January 1992, the primary mission of the site changed from nuclear weapons production to site cleanup and closure. A prerequisite to closure is the removal of 9,800 kilograms of plutonium metals and oxides stored at the site. Rocky Flats estimates that these metals and oxides will be packaged into 1,900 containers which, as currently planned, will be shipped to the Department's Savannah River Site. Audit Report: IG-0554 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0659 Audit Report: IG-0411

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Audit Report: IG-0508 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Audit Report: IG-0508 July 27, 2001 Audit Report, Stocked Inventory at the Savannah River Site The Department of Energy's (Department) management and operating contractor at the Savannah River Site, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (Westinghouse), is responsible for managing the majority of the Department's missions and associated stocked inventory at the site. As of March 2001, Westinghouse maintained about 4.1 million items in its stocked inventory. These items have an acquisition value of about $64 million. Westinghouse estimated the cost directly related to storing these items to be about $700,000 annually. The objective of this audit was to evaluate Westinghouse's management of the stocked inventory at the Savannah River Site. Audit Report: IG-0508

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Audit Report: IG-0528 | Department of Energy  

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

28 28 Audit Report: IG-0528 October 5, 2001 Stockpile Surveillance Testing In 1993, the President and Congress reaffirmed the moratorium on underground nuclear testing and directed that a science-based Stockpile Stewardship Program be developed to maintain the nation's stockpile of nuclear weapons. The Department of Energy's (Department) plan for the Stockpile Stewardship Program describes it as one of the most complex, scientific-technical programs ever undertaken. The program consists of surveillance, experimentation, computation, and production. Its focus is to maintain "high confidence" in the safety and reliability of the stockpile without nuclear testing. Audit Report: IG-0528 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0744 Follow-up Audit on Stockpile Surveillance Testing, IG-0744

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Audit Report: IG-0622 | Department of Energy  

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

622 622 Audit Report: IG-0622 September 30, 2003 The Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Facility Contract at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory In 1996, the Department of Energy awarded a $912 million fixed-price contract to BNFL, Inc. for services associated with a planned Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Facility (AMWTF) at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The bulk of this amount, $569 million, was for construction of the AMWTF and its processing equipment. Although construction of AMWTF was completed in December 2002, as of June 2003 the facility was not yet fully operational. Audit Report: IG-0622 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0611 Audit Report: IG-0649 Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1 to September 30, 2003

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Audit Report: IG-0688 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0688 May 3, 2005 National Nuclear Security Administration's Pit Disassembly and Conversion Facility In order to dispose of surplus plutonium, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) planned to construct two facilities at the Savannah River Site. The first facility, the Pit Disassembly and Conversion Facility (Conversion Facility), is designed to convert surplus nuclear weapon pits and plutonium metal into an oxide. The second facility, the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX Facility) will convert the plutonium oxide produced by the Conversion Facility into fuel for use in commercial nuclear power plants. Audit Report: IG-0688 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0713 EIS-0283-SA-02: Supplement Analysis Audit Report: IG-0618

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Audit Report: IG-0816 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0816 June 23, 2009 Fire Protection Deficiencies at Los Alamos National Laboratory The Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) maintains some of the Nation's most important national security assets, including nuclear materials. Many of Los Alamos' facilities are located in close proximity to one another, are occupied by large numbers of contract and Federal employees, and support activities ranging from nuclear weapons design to science-related activities. Safeguarding against fires, regardless of origin, is essential to protecting employees, surrounding communities, and national security assets. Topic: National Security and Safety Audit Report: IG-0816 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0837 Audit Report: OAS-M-13-04

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Audit Report: IG-0430 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

0 Audit Report: IG-0430 November 5, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's Project Hanford Management Contract Costs and Performance To offset the negative impact of downsizing its...

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Audit Report: IG-0514 | Department of Energy  

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

and jurisdiction over the land within the Monument, the Department of Interior's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages about 84 percent of the land. The objective of the audit...

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Audit Report: IG-0434 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

4 Audit Report: IG-0434 December 18, 1998 Waste Inventory Data at Oak Ridge and Savannah River The Oak Ridge and Savannah River Operations Offices are responsible for maintaining...

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Audit Report: IG-0727 | Department of Energy  

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

7 Audit Report: IG-0727 May 12, 2006 Management of Spent Nuclear Fuel at the Savannah River Site The Department of Energy's (Department) spent nuclear fuel Operations program at...

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Audit Report: IG-0467 | Department of Energy  

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

7 Audit Report: IG-0467 April 6, 2000 The U.S. Department of Energy's Global Climate Change Activities The President's Climate Change Proposal of October 1997 and the United...

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Audit Report: IG-0781 | Department of Energy  

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

1 Audit Report: IG-0781 November 6, 2007 Continuity of Operations at Bonneville Power Administration In the event of a major disruption to its nonnal operations, Bonneville must be...

346

An Olefin Unit's Energy Audit and Implementation  

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-year $44 million capital program which resulted from the Audit. Reorganization of the Olefin unit technical staff to complete the energy conservation program is covered. Several techniques being used to insure operator and maintenance commitment to energy...

Buehler, J. H.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0664 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

664 Audit Report: IG-0664 September 27, 2004 Property Disposals at the Yucca Mountain Project Yucca Mountain is located on the western edge of the Navada Test Site, approximately...

348

Model Investment Grade Audit and Project Proposal  

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

Information and documents for conducting an investment grade audit to evaluate potential measures and presenting a project proposal for a set of bundled measures that deliver savings to pay for the project over the finance term.

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Audit Report: IG-0420 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

The purpose of the audit was to determine if the Department had fully examined the costs and benefits of siting a solar facility at the Nevada Test Site and at alternative...

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Audit Report: IG-0505 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

05 Audit Report: IG-0505 May 25, 2001 Utilization of the Department's Low-Level Waste Disposal Facilities Since the creation of the Department of Energy's nuclear weapons complex,...

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Audit Report: IG-0553 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

553 Audit Report: IG-0553 May 2, 2002 Alternative Fuels Use at the Department of Energy Since the 1970s, various strategies have been pursued to address concerns relating to U.S....

352

Evaluations of energy audits and the regulator  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The empirical basis of this article is the energy audit evaluations carried out by AKF over the last decade. These evaluations were undertaken in a rather traditional manner as “assessment of the outcome of an intervention”, the aim being to answer the question: “How much energy was saved as a result of the audit, and what was the result from an economic viewpoint?” To a varying degree, information on the decision-making process within the audit schemes (e.g. control and sanctions) and the organisational context was also included. The present article briefly describes the evaluations, then analyses the resulting response by the energy authorities using three decision-making theories: the rational model for decisions, Wilson's dynamic model, and Stigler's agency capture model. It is demonstrated that these three models together explain the fate of the evaluated audit schemes, e.g. why loss-making schemes have been upheld or expanded.

Anders Larsen; Mette Jensen

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0427 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

7 Audit Report: IG-0427 September 11, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's Prime Contractor Fees on Subcontractor Costs In Fiscal Year 1996, the Department's prime contractors...

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Audit Report: IG-0560 | Department of Energy  

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

0 Audit Report: IG-0560 June 24, 2002 The Department of Energy's Tritium Extraction Facility On March 19, 2002, you asked the Office of Inspector General to conduct an expedited...

355

Audit Report: IG-0436 | Department of Energy  

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

6 Audit Report: IG-0436 January 19, 1999 The U.S. Department of Energy's Procurement and Assistance Data System The Procurement and Assistance Data System (PADS) is the...

356

Towards robot audition Leslie S. Smith  

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Towards robot audition Leslie S. Smith Department of Computing Science and Mathematics, University in illumination, and auditory systems can detect changes in room reverberation. #12;2 Leslie S. Smith Another key

Smith, Leslie S.

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Improvements and assessments of water auditing techniques  

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of unavoidable annual real losses (allowable leakage) for a system with varied pressure zones, and defining procedures for assessing customer meter accuracy for a system. Application of the improved IWA audit method to SAWS discovered that its system input volume...

Meyer, Sarah Ruth

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

358

Energy Audits on Prince Edward Island  

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High energy costs and uncertain supplies force industrial operators to seek out energy waste to keep costs down. The Enersave for Industry and Commerce program assists Prince Edward Island industries through an energy audit and grant program. A...

Hall, N. G.; Gillis, D.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0647 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: IG-0647 Audit Report: IG-0647 Audit Report: IG-0647 April 22, 2004 System Development Activities at Selected Management Contractors The Department of Energy relies extensively on information technology to manage its programs and functions. Systems and applications support virtually every aspect of the Department's diverse mission, covering activities ranging from business and financial processes to assuring the reliability of the Nation's nuclear stockpile. To place the magnitude of this effort in context, in Fiscal Year 2002, the Department expended $2.3 billion on information technology, or about 11 percent of its overall budget. Of this amount, $1.1 billion was specifically dedicated to resource development, modernization and enhancement. Audit Report: IG-0647

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National Energy Audit (NEAT) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

National Energy Audit (NEAT) National Energy Audit (NEAT) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: National Energy Audit Agency/Company /Organization: United States Department of Energy Partner: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings, Energy Efficiency Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application Website: apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/tools_directory/software.cfm/ID=304/pa Cost: Free Language: English References: http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/tools_directory/software.cfm/ID=304/pagename=alpha_list Logo: National Energy Audit The computer program is designed for use by State agencies and utilities to determine the most cost-effective retrofit measures for single-family and small multi-family site-built homes to increase the energy efficiency and

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Election Auditing and Nonparametric Confidence Bounds  

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ballot measure in Marin County, CA, a November 2008 bond measure in Yolo County California, with audits · Random selection · Hypothesis testing framework: the math · The realities · Examples: 2008 Yolo Measure W

Stark, Philip B.

362

Review of Selected Home Energy Auditing Tools  

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

REVIEW OF SELECTED HOME REVIEW OF SELECTED HOME ENERGY AUDITING TOOLS In Support of the Development of a National Building Performance Assessment and Rating Program Prepared for: The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Prepared by: SENTECH, Inc. (now part of SRA International, Inc.) November 2, 2010 TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS ....................................................................................................... 2 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY .......................................................................................... 3 2. INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................. 4 3. ENERGY AUDIT TOOL TYPES ................................................................................. 5

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Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit  

SciTech Connect

This goal of this project was to develop cyber security audit and attack detection tools for industrial control systems (ICS). Digital Bond developed and released a tool named Bandolier that audits ICS components commonly used in the energy sector against an optimal security configuration. The Portaledge Project developed a capability for the PI Historian, the most widely used Historian in the energy sector, to aggregate security events and detect cyber attacks.

Peterson, Dale

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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AIRMaster: Compressed air system audit software  

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The project goal was to develop a software tool, AIRMaster, and a methodology for performing compressed air system audits. AIRMaster and supporting manuals are designed for general auditors or plant personnel to evaluate compressed air system operation with simple instrumentation during a short-term audit. AIRMaster provides a systematic approach to compressed air system audits, analyzing collected data, and reporting results. AIRMaster focuses on inexpensive Operation and Maintenance (O and M) measures, such as fixing air leaks and improving controls that can significantly improve performance and reliability of the compressed air system, without significant risk to production. An experienced auditor can perform an audit, analyze collected data, and produce results in 2--3 days. AIRMaster reduces the cost of an audit, thus freeing funds to implement recommendations. The AIRMaster package includes an Audit Manual, Software and User's manual, Analysis Methodology Manual, and a Case Studies summary report. It also includes a Self-Guided Tour booklet to help users quickly screen a plant for efficiency improvement potentials, and an Industrial Compressed Air Systems Energy Efficiency Guidebook. AIRMaster proved to be a fast and effective audit tool. In sever audits AIRMaster identified energy savings of 4,056,000 kWh, or 49.2% of annual compressor energy use, for a cost savings of $152,000. Total implementation costs were $94,700 for a project payback period of 0.6 years. Available airflow increased between 11% and 51% of plant compressor capacity, leading to potential capital benefits from 40% to 230% of first year energy savings.

Wheeler, G.M.; Bessey, E.G.; McGill, R.D.; Vischer, K.

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recovery Act Reports | Department of Energy  

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

February 19, 2013 February 19, 2013 Examination Report: OAS-RA-13-09 North Carolina State Energy Office - Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Funds Provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 February 8, 2013 Special Report: OAS-RA-13-10 The Department of Energy's Management of the Award of a $150 Million Recovery Act Grant to LG Chem Michigan Inc January 17, 2013 Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-07 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of Maryland January 17, 2013 Examination Report: OAS-RA-13-06 Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs - Weatherization Assistance Program Funds Provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of Tennessee, OAS-RA-11-17  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Audit Report The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of Tennessee OAS-RA-11-17 September 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 19, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: George W. Collard Assistant Inspector General for Audits Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of Tennessee" BACKGROUND Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of

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Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting an Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting an Energy Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting an Energy Audit in Industrial Facilities Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting an Energy Audit in Industrial Facilities Agency/Company /Organization: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Industry Resource Type: Guide/manual Website: china.lbl.gov/sites/china.lbl.gov/files/LBNL-3991E.Industrial%20Energy Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting an Energy Audit in Industrial Facilities Screenshot References: Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook[1] "This guidebook provides guidelines for energy auditors regarding the key elements for preparing for an energy audit, conducting an inventory and

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Audit Report: OAS-L-07-14 | Department of Energy  

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

4 Audit Report: OAS-L-07-14 July 9, 2007 Agreed-Upon Procedures for Federal Payroll Audit Report: OAS-L-07-14 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-05-10 Audit Report:...

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Audit Report: WR-B-96-06 | Department of Energy  

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

6 Audit Report: WR-B-96-06 April 2, 1996 Audit of Bonneville Power Administration's Management of Information Resources Audit Report: WR-B-96-06 More Documents & Publications Audit...

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Audit Report: WR-B-95-05 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

WR-B-95-05 Audit Report: WR-B-95-05 April 3, 1995 Audit of Transportation Safeguards Division Couriers' Work Schedules Audit Report: WR-B-95-05 More Documents & Publications Audit...

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Audit Report: OAS-L-05-03 | Department of Energy  

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

3 Audit Report: OAS-L-05-03 February 18, 2005 Audit of the Office of Science Security Procedures OAS-L-05-03.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-05-02 Audit...

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Audit Report: CR-B-95-06 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: CR-B-95-06 June 30, 1995 Audit of Department of Energy Support Service Contracting Audit Report: CR-B-95-06 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0427...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - audit mheausers manual Sample Search Results  

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

08... .1 Audit Requirement 2.2 Role of the Auditor Page 3 Page 3 Page 3 3. Procedure 3.1 Auditor Qualifications 3... .2 Audit Plan 3.3 Physical Audit Process 3.4 Audit Findings...

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Draft For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2011) | Department of Energy  

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Draft For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2011) Draft For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2011) For-ProfitAuditGuidance(Part I)Federal Register0.docx For-ProfitAuditGeneralComplianceS...

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Update on DOE Integrated Energy Systems Projects  

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energy audit support to small and medium sized manufacturing plants, technology transfer support in conjunction with industrial sector companies and trade associations, funding and direction of the Energy Integrated Farm program, administration...

Williams, T. E., Jr.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Recovery Act  

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

3 3 Recovery Act Buy American Requirements for Information Needed from Financial Assistance Applicants/Recipients for Waiver Requests Based on Unreasonable Cost or Nonavailability Applicants for and recipients of financial assistance funded by the Recovery Act must comply with the requirement that all of the iron, steel, and manufactured goods used for a project for the construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of a public building or public work be produced in the United States, unless the head of the agency makes a waiver, or determination of inapplicability of the Buy American Recovery Act provisions, based on one of the authorized exceptions. The authorized exceptions are unreasonable cost, nonavailability, and in furtherance of the public interest. This

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Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-07 | Department of Energy  

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

7 7 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-07 April 30, 2009 Controls Over Royalty Oil Exchanges The Department of Energy's (Department) Strategic Petroleum Reserve (Reserve) was established pursuant to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (Act). The Reserve is an emergency stockpile to be used in the event of a severe disruption in oil supplies. Under the Act, the Department is authorized to hold up to one billion barrels of oil in the Reserve. The Act requires the Department to minimize the cost and adverse market impacts of filling the Reserve. Additionally, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 requires the Department to fill the Reserve to one billion barrels as expeditiously as practicable. The current capacity of the Reserve is 727 million barrels. As of February 28, 2009, the Department reported that the

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Audit Special Report: OAS-RA-10-03 | Department of Energy  

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

OAS-RA-10-03 OAS-RA-10-03 Audit Special Report: OAS-RA-10-03 December 7, 2009 Selected Department of Energy Program Efforts to Implement the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was enacted on February 17, 2009, to jumpstart the economy by creating or saving millions of jobs, spurring technological advances in health and science, and investing in the Nation's energy future. The Department of Energy received over $32.7 billion in Recovery Act funding for various science, energy, and environmental programs and initiatives. As of November 2009, the Department had obligated $18.3 billion of the Recovery Act funding, but only $1.4 billion had been spent. The Department's Offices of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Fossil Energy, Environmental

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-03 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-03 November 30, 2010 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the City of Phoenix - Agreed-Upon Procedures The attached report presents the results of an agreed-upon procedures review of the Department of Energy's (Department) Weatherization Assistance Program in the City of Phoenix, Arizona, under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). The Office of Inspector General (OIG) engaged an independent certified public accounting firm, Lopez and Company, to perform the agreed-upon procedures for Phoenix, a sub-recipient of the Department's Recovery Act Weatherization funding for the State of Arizona. The Recovery Act was enacted to promote economic prosperity

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-07 | Department of Energy  

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

7 7 Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-07 April 6, 2012 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of New York Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy's (Department) Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization Program) received $5 billion to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings owned or occupied by low-income persons. Subsequently, the Department awarded approximately $394 million in a Recovery Act weatherization grant to the State of New York (New York). New York's Weatherization Program is administered by the Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) through 74 local entities. New York's goal is to weatherize approximately 45,000 units with Recovery Act

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-25 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-25 June 18, 2013 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of Michigan Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy's (Department) Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization Program) received $5 billion to improve the energy efficiency of residences owned or occupied by low-income persons. The Department subsequently awarded a Recovery Act Weatherization Program grant of over $250 million to the State of Michigan, which included an additional Recovery Act award of nearly $7 million of Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers funding. This grant provided roughly 10 times the $26 million

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Audit Report - Cooperative Research and Development Agreements at National Nuclear Security Administration Laboratories, OAS-M-13-02  

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

Cooperative Research and Cooperative Research and Development Agreements at National Nuclear Security Administration Laboratories OAS-M-13-02 March 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 March 15, 2013 MEMO MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING ADMINISTRATOR, NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Cooperative Research and Development Agreements at National Nuclear Security Administration Laboratories" BACKGROUND The dissemination of technology developed by the Department of Energy's national laboratories to the general science community and the public, is one of the Department's top priorities. In

383

Audit Special Report: IG-0832 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0832 IG-0832 Audit Special Report: IG-0832 December 11, 2009 Management Challenges at the Department of Energy Responsible for some of the Nation's most important and technically advanced missions, the Department of Energy faces an array of challenges that are more wide-ranging and complex than at any time in its history. While its origins can be largely traced to the Manhattan Project, the Department has evolved into a multi-faceted agency that encompasses a broad range of scientific, environmental, and national security activities. Since its creation under the Department of Energy Organization Act in 1977, the Department has shifted its emphasis and priorities over time as the energy and security needs of the Nation have changed. The Department has recently

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Audit of Program Administration by the Office of Energy Research, IG-0376  

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

1995 1995 IG-1 INFORMATION: "Audit of Program Administration by the Office of Energy Research" The Secretary BACKGROUND: Congressional and Departmental initiatives envision improved contract and program performance by requiring program managers to set measurable performance expectations. Congress recognized the need for performance expectations in passing Public Law 103D62 entitled "Government Performance and Results Act of 1993." The Act required agencies to set performance goals, measure program performance against those goals, and report publicly on program progress. Also, the Department's Contract Reform Team noted that the pursuit and use of clear expectations, accurate performance metrics, and evaluation

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Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits September 16, 2008 - 3:37pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Hello, everyone! Last week, John Lippert gave an excellent and extremely thorough overview of the energy audit process, including what an audit is, how it works, and how you can find an auditor. To further emphasize how an energy audit can help you, I decided to go out and interview two people here in the office who had energy audits done to their homes. The two people I interviewed lived in very different areas, with very different homes, and yet their energy audits identified significant areas for improvement for both of them. This only goes to prove that no matter how efficient you think you are, or how new your home may be, you can

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Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits September 16, 2008 - 3:37pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Hello, everyone! Last week, John Lippert gave an excellent and extremely thorough overview of the energy audit process, including what an audit is, how it works, and how you can find an auditor. To further emphasize how an energy audit can help you, I decided to go out and interview two people here in the office who had energy audits done to their homes. The two people I interviewed lived in very different areas, with very different homes, and yet their energy audits identified significant areas for improvement for both of them. This only goes to prove that no matter how efficient you think you are, or how new your home may be, you can

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I. GENERAL AUDIT PROGRAM A. PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY  

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

of federal financial of federal financial assistance from the Department of Energy (DOE) under DOE's Financial Assistance Rregulations at 10 CFR 600.316. The requirements for financial statement audits of for-profit recipients are not provided for under Regulation 10 CFR 600.316, which applies only to program compliance audits. As such, this Audit Program and all compliance supplements (Parts II and III of this guidance) do not apply to financial statement audits. Audits of financial statements are allowable as indirect costs if the recipient normally has financial statement audits. However, DDOE is not requiring an audit of financial statements solely to address the requirements of Regulation 10 CFR 600.316., nor are financial statement audits allowable as direct costs to satisfy the requirements of Regulation 10 CFR

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Final For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2011 and Following)  

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

NOTE THE ATTACHED IS THE MOST RECENT GUIDANCE AND APPLIES TO AUDITS FOR RECIPIENT’S FYS 2011, 2012 and 2013.  NEW GUIDANCE WILL BE ISSUED IN DECEMBER 2014 WHICH WILL APPLY TO AUDITS OF RECIPIENT’S...

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The Belief-Function Approach to Aggregating Audit Evidence  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this article, we present the belief-function approach to aggregating audit evidence. The approach uses an evidential network to represent the structure of audit evidence. In turn, it allows us to treat all types of ...

Srivastava, Rajendra P.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USDA Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

USDA Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grants USDA Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grants February 12, 2015 5:00PM EST U.S....

391

The energy-cum-environment audit: Concept, approach and advantages  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

An energy audit is a fundamental step of the energy conservation programme in any industrial plant or energy consuming facility. An energy-cum-environment audit is an analogous step of a programme aimed at conser...

S. C. Bhattacharya

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Clinical audit: development of the criteria of good practices  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Guidelines for clinical audits of diagnostic radiology...International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Comprehensive audits of radiotherapy practices...International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Absorbed......

S. Soimakallio; A. Alanen; H. Järvinen; A. Ahonen; K. Ceder; T. Lyyra-Laitinen; M. Paunio; T. Sinervo; T. Wigren

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Software Engineering Reviews and Audits, 1st edition  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Accurate software engineering reviews and audits have become essential to the success of software companies and military and aerospace programs. These reviews and audits define the framework and specific requirements for verifying software development ...

Boyd L. Summers

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

The innovative application of cloud computing on auditing  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Facing an increasingly complex business environment, companies implement information systems to improve their efficiency and effectiveness. Using computers as an auditing tool has become an important issue. Furthermore, tools of continuous auditing have ...

Shaio Yan Huang; Ching-Wen Lin; Yi-Feng Jian

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Audit Report: OAS-FS-15-07  

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

Management Letter on the Audit of the Department of Energy's Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 2014

396

Audit Report: OAS-FS-10-03  

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

Management Letter on the Audit of the Department of Energy's Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 2009

397

FEBRUARY 14, 2013 AUDIT REPORT  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

NASA'S ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION EFFORTS AT THE SANTA SUSANA FIELD LABORATORY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR on Environmental Quality CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act DOE U.S. Department of Energy DTSC California Department of Toxic Substances Control EIS Environmental Impact

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Internal Audit Department "We're here to help!"  

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Internal Audit Department "We're here to help!" Segregation of Duties ­ Why is it important? ·Why Questions on Segregation of Duties #12;Internal Audit Department "We're here to help!" Segregation of Duties Duties? #12;Internal Audit Department "We're here to help!" Segregation of Duties ­ Why is it important

Howitt, Ivan

399

TLD Audit in Radiotherapy in the Czech Republic  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......Institute in Prague organises the TLD audit. The aim of the audit is to provide a basis control...supervision in radiotherapy. The TLD audit covers absorbed dose measurements...for 60Co and 137Cs beams, high energy X ray and electron beams of linear......

D. Kroutilíková; H. Zácková

1999-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0611 | Department of Energy  

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

1 1 Audit Report: IG-0611 July 7, 2003 Waste Reduction Plans for the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Since the early 1970s, the Department of Energy has stored about 65,000 cubic meters of transuranic (TRU) waste and mixed low-level waste at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL), near Idaho Falls, Idaho. Most of the waste was generated at the Rocky Flats Plant near Denver, Colorado, and was shipped to the INEEL in drums and boxes. The preponderance of waste is stored on asphalt pads and covered with soil to form earthen-covered berms. Audit Report: IG-0611 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0527 EIS-0290: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement

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Audit Report: IG-0481 | Department of Energy  

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

81 81 Audit Report: IG-0481 September 12, 2000 The Decontamination and Decommissioning Contract at the East Tennessee Technology Park The East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP), formerly known as the K-25 Site, contains about 400 buildings and 4,700 acres on the Oak Ridge Reservation. The K-25 Site was established in 1942 to produce enriched uranium. Since the production mission ended in 1987, the Oak Ridge Operations Office (Operations Office) has focused on environmental management of the site. Audit Report: IG-0481 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0611 Preliminary Notice of Violation, BNFL, Inc - EA-2003-01 Above on the left is K-25, at Oak Ridge before and after the 844,000 sq-ft demolition. In addition, on the right: K Cooling Tower at Savannah River Site demolition.

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Audit Report: IG-0574 | Department of Energy  

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

4 4 Audit Report: IG-0574 November 14, 2002 Calutron Isotope Production Capabilities In August 2002, the Department of Energy (Department) formalized its plan to permanently disable the only domestic facility capable of producing electromagnetically enriched stable isotopes. The Department intended to dismantle the equipment in the facility, called calutrons, and rely on existing isotope inventories, isotopes produced by Russia, or the adaptation of other isotope separation technologies to meet the domestic demand for stable isotopes. This plan was based on the premise that the calutrons were excess to mission needs and not economical. Audit Report: IG-0574 More Documents & Publications Office of Inspector General Quarterly Report Audit Report: IG-0709 Semiannual Report to Congress: October 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003

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Audit Report: IG-0730 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: IG-0730 Audit Report: IG-0730 Audit Report: IG-0730 June 26, 2006 The Department's Management of Non-Nuclear High Explosives Two defense laboratories did not maintain adequate Management of High control, accountability, and safety over their high explosive Explosives inventories. At Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia), contractor officials did not always track the acquisition and use of explosives and could not account for significant quantities of explosive material and devices. In addition, both Sandia and the Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) maintained large quantities of high explosives that were unlikely to be needed for current or future missions. Finally, both organizations were not regularly evaluating the stability and safety of the high explosive

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Audit Report: IG-0459 | Department of Energy  

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59 59 Audit Report: IG-0459 February 15, 2000 Unclassified Computer Network Security at Selected Field Sites Improving security for unclassified information systems is one of the top issues facing government organizations today. This issue developed as Federal agencies migrated from a closed architecture, limited-access, mainframe environment to a web-based, client/server architecture, where literally the world may access government systems. The U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) confirmed this reality in a series of reports to the Congress culminating in the designation of information system security as a "new Government-wide high-risk area." Audit Report: IG-0459 More Documents & Publications Evaluation Report: IG-0519 Audit Report: IG-0568 Evaluation Report: IG-0856

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Audit Report: IG-0457 | Department of Energy  

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7 7 Audit Report: IG-0457 January 24, 2000 Follow-up Audit of Program Administration by the Office of Science The Office of Science (SC), formerly known as the Office of Energy Research (ER), is responsible for approving and managing research projects funded at the Department's national laboratories. The laboratories submit field proposals for research projects to the SC for funding consideration. The proposals are evaluated and selected for funding by SC program managers, with support from a peer review process. The program managers approve the tasks and provide work authorizations and other funding guidance to the laboratories after specific projects have been selected. In FY 1999, SC provided $1.7 billion to the laboratories for research projects. Audit Report: IG-0457

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Audit Report: IG-0520 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Audit Report: IG-0520 August 31, 2001 Peer-Reviewed Scientific Literature Generated at the Department's Light Sources The Department of Energy (Department) operates four light source facilities which are used to conduct experiments in disciplines such as chemistry, biology, and physics. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2000, the light sources, located at Argonne National Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, received $172 million in funding and served over 5,000 users. Research performed at the light sources resulted in the publication of over 540 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles in FY 2000. Audit Report: IG-0520 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: WR-B-02-02

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Audit Report: IG-0582 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0582 January 24, 2003 Personnel Security Clearances and Badge Access Controls at Selected Field Locations At each of the four locations we visited - the Oak Ridge Reservation (Oak Ridge), the Savannah River Site (Savannah River), and the Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories (Sandia and Los Alamos) - we selected random samples of contractor and other non-federal workers to determine whether badges had been recovered when the workers terminated their association with the Department. Although there were some discrepancies at three of the four locations, only at Oak Ridge was the number of discrepancies significant. Audit Report: IG-0582 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0651 Inspection Report: INS-L-12-02 Inspection Report: IG-0716

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Audit Report: IG-0718 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0718 January 30, 2006 Management of the Department's Desktop Computer Software Enterprise License Agreements Enterprise license agreements had not been effectively used by the Department of Energy (Department) for managing the acquisition and maintenance of desktop software across the complex. Specifically, the Department had not taken full advantage of existing software agreements and had not established new agreements for commonly used applications. In addition, five of the sites we reviewed acquired and paid annual maintenance fees for software that was never used. Other sites could not always track and document the extent to which they used acquired software licenses Audit Report: IG-0718 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0463

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Audit Report: IG-0590 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Audit Report: IG-0590 March 13, 2003 Refurbishment of the W80 - Weapon Type Starting in September 1998, Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) initiated a project to refurbish the W80. In January 2001, to balance the workload between Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore) and Los Alamos, NNSA transferred the responsibility of refurbishing and certifying the W80 nuclear weapon components to Livermore. Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) was given the responsibility to design specific weapon components and perform the non-nuclear certification, and Los Alamos was to perform the peer review function. NNSA plans to complete the refurbishment of its first production unit by 2006. Audit Report: IG-0590 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0699

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Audit Report: IG-0639 | Department of Energy  

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

9 9 Audit Report: IG-0639 February 17, 2004 The Department's Audit Resolution Process At the Department of Energy, as with all government agencies, correcting internal control weaknesses is essential to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of activities. Over the past several years, the Office of Inspector General and the U.S. General Accounting Office have issued a number of findings and recommendations addressing numerous aspects of the Department's programs, operations, and management functions. In many cases, the Department concurred with the findings and took or is in the process of taking corrective actions to resolve problems or improve the efficiency of its operations. Audit Report: IG-0639 More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report to Congress: October 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004

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Audit Report: IG-0457 | Department of Energy  

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57 57 Audit Report: IG-0457 January 24, 2000 Follow-up Audit of Program Administration by the Office of Science The Office of Science (SC), formerly known as the Office of Energy Research (ER), is responsible for approving and managing research projects funded at the Department's national laboratories. The laboratories submit field proposals for research projects to the SC for funding consideration. The proposals are evaluated and selected for funding by SC program managers, with support from a peer review process. The program managers approve the tasks and provide work authorizations and other funding guidance to the laboratories after specific projects have been selected. In FY 1999, SC provided $1.7 billion to the laboratories for research projects. Audit Report: IG-0457

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Audit Report: IG-0414 | Department of Energy  

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4 4 Audit Report: IG-0414 December 5, 1997 Audit of the Department of Energy's Management of Field Contractor Employees Assigned to Headquarters and Other Federal Agencies The Department of Energy (Department) has spent at least $76 million annually for field contractor employee support in Headquarters and other Federal agencies. The employees were to provide technical expertise and experience critical to Department operations and programs. Overall, the audit was performed to determine if the Department was managing the use of field contractor employees assigned to Headquarters and other Federal agencies. Specifically, it was to determine whether the Department reviews and evaluates the costs for the use of contractor employees, is reimbursed for contractors working at other Federal agencies, and had implemented

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Audit Report: IG-0470 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Audit Report: IG-0470 May 11, 2000 Follow-up Audit of Health Benefit Costs at the Department's Management and Operating Contractors In Calendar Year (CY) 1998, the Department of Energy (Department) spent about $480 million to provide health benefits for employees of its contractors. In 1994, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the system in place at that time to determine if contractor employee health benefit costs were reasonable. In our June 1994 report, DOE/IG-0350, Audit of Health Benefit Costs at the Department's Management and Operating Contractors, we reported that the Department paid more than its fair share of management and operating contractors' employee health benefit costs. We recommended that the Department (1) publish quantitative measurement

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Audit Report: IG-0412 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: IG-0412 October 20, 1997 Audit of the Contractor Incentive Program at the Nevada Operations Office The Department of Energy (Department) is using performance-based contracts to address problems associated with its traditional management and operating contracts. Under this approach, contractor performance is to be evaluated against performance measures which are clearly stated, results-oriented, and established prior to performance. The performance measures, which reflect the Department's expectations of the contractor, are the basis for rewarding superior contractor performance through the use of incentive fees. The purpose of our audit was to determine whether performance-based contracting, as incorporated in the Bechtel Nevada Corporation (Bechtel) contract for the management of the Department's

415

Audit Report: IG-0609 | Department of Energy  

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

09 09 Audit Report: IG-0609 June 25, 2003 Utility System Leases at the East Tennessee Technology Park In the early 1990s, the Department of Energy (Department) began to transition some of its sites and facilities from missions in support of nuclear weapons production to environmental cleanup. At about the same time, legislation was enacted establishing regional community reuse organizations throughout the country. These organizations were established to assist local communities with the transition from economic dependence on the Federal government to reliance on private industry. The Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee (CROET) was established for this purpose. Audit Report: IG-0609 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0623 EA-1175: Final Environmental Assessment

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Audit Report: IG-0622 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0622 September 30, 2003 The Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Facility Contract at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory In 1996, the Department of Energy awarded a $912 million fixed-price contract to BNFL, Inc. for services associated with a planned Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Facility (AMWTF) at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The bulk of this amount, $569 million, was for construction of the AMWTF and its processing equipment. Although construction of AMWTF was completed in December 2002, as of June 2003 the facility was not yet fully operational. Audit Report: IG-0622 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0611 Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1 to September 30, 2003

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Audit Report - Office of Secure Transportation Capabilities  

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

Office of Secure Transportation Office of Secure Transportation Capabilities OAS-M-12-05 June 2012 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 June 29, 2012 UN MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSISTANT DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR, OFFICE OF SECURE TRANSPORTATION FROM: George W. Collard Assistant Inspector General for Audits Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Office of Secure Transportation Capabilities" BACKGROUND The National Nuclear Security Administration's Office of Secure Transportation (OST) is responsible for safely and securely transporting nuclear weapons, weapon components and special nuclear material for customers such as the Department of Energy, Department of Defense and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Specifically, OST shipments support the nuclear

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Audit Report: IG-0539 | Department of Energy  

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9 9 Audit Report: IG-0539 January 11, 2002 Passive Magnetic Resonance Anomaly Mapping at Environmental Management Sites The Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management supports the development and deployment of innovative environmental cleanup technologies. Environmental Management's Office of Science and Technology (OST) manages and directs a national program that provides the scientific foundation, new approaches, and new technologies that are intended to significantly reduce the risk, cost, and schedule for completion of the Department's cleanup mission. OST's policy is to perform peer reviews to evaluate the technical merit and plausibility of new technologies prior to expending Department resources on field tests. Audit Report: IG-0539 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0666 | Department of Energy  

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666 666 Audit Report: IG-0666 November 30, 2004 Audit Report on "The Los Alamos Neutron Science Center" The Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE), located at Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos), was constructed in 1972. LANSCE is a national user facility that provices pulsed protons and spallation neutrons for defense and civilian research and related applications. Its primary mission is to support the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) stockpile stewardship activities; the Oiffice of Science in the areas of neutron scattering and nuclear physcis research; and, the Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology in radioactive isotope production. NNSA provided $65 million of LANSCE's $90 million Fiscal Year 2003 budget and

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Audit Report: IG-0788 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0788 February 28, 2008 Nanoscale Materials Safety at the Department's Laboratories The National Nanotechnology Initiative was established as a multi-agency research and development program in 200 1. As a part of the Initiative, the Department of Energy (Energy) is in the process of constructing Nanoscale Science Research Centers at six national laboratories. In addition to funding the construction and operation of these facilities, the Department funds nanotechnology projects at six other national laboratories. Topic: Human Resources Audit Report: IG-0788 More Documents & Publications Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review, Department of Energy Laboratories - August 2008 Volume II, Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review of Work Practices

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-13 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-13 June 25, 2012 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of Ohio Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization Program) received $5 billion to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings owned or occupied by low-income persons. The Department awarded a 3-year, $267 million Recovery Act weatherization grant to the State of Ohio's (Ohio) Department of Development. Ohio had not always managed its Weatherization Program efficiently and effectively. We identified weaknesses that impacted Ohio's ability to meet the objectives of the Weatherization Program and the Recovery Act.

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-05 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-05 March 22, 2011 The Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Programunder the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Program received $400 million to promote the exploration and development of new geothermal fields and innovative research into advanced geothermal technologies. This funding represents an almost ten-fold increase over the $44 million originally appropriated to the Geothermal Technologies Program for 2009. As of January 2011, the Department had awarded $368 million in financial assistance agreements for 135 geothermal technologies projects, with about $68 million having been expended. Recovery Act funding supports geothermal projects

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-12-03 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-12-03 January 26, 2012 The Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Arizona State Energy Program The Department of Energy (Department) allocated $55.4 million in SEP funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to the State of Arizona (Arizona) in support of energy priorities through the State Energy Program (SEP). These funds were allocated to grants for energy savings and renewable energy projects, such as retrofits for schools, public buildings and non-profit organizations, and renewable energy products manufactured in Arizona. We found that Arizona had developed a number of processes and controls to accomplish the objectives of the SEP and the Recovery Act. For example, Arizona established a plan

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-07 | Department of Energy  

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7 7 Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-07 January 17, 2013 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of Maryland The Department of Energy's (Department) Weatherization Assistance Program received $5 billion under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to improve the energy efficiency of residences owned or occupied by low-income persons. The Department subsequently awarded a 3-year Recovery Act Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization Program) grant of $61.4 million to the State of Maryland (Maryland or State) to weatherize 6,850 homes. This grant provided over eight times the approximately $7.4 million in Weatherization funds made available to

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Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-08 | Department of Energy  

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13-08 13-08 Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-08 January 10, 2013 The Department of Energy's $700 Million Smart Grid Demonstration Program Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 The Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability received about $4.5 billion under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to enhance the reliability and resilience of the Nation's power grid, or nearly 33 times the amount appropriated in Fiscal Year 2009. Of the amount awarded, the Department allocated nearly $700 million to the Smart Grid Demonstration Program (Program) to fund 32 regional demonstrations and energy storage projects. The Program also provided supplemental Recovery Act funding to 10 existing

426

Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-08-02 | Department of Energy  

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08-02 08-02 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-08-02 November 28, 2007 Department's Implementation of the Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System - Overall Project Planning On September 28, 2007, we issued a report on the Department's Implementation of the Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System - Transition Planning, Interfaces, and Testing (OAS-L-07-26). This was the first in a series of reports to address the Department of Energy's (Department) initiative and to determine whether ongoing efforts in the areas of transition planning, interfaces, and testing; overall project planning; and security were satisfying Federal and Department system development requirements, goals, and mission needs. Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-08-02 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: OAS-M-12-04 | Department of Energy  

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2-04 2-04 Audit Report: OAS-M-12-04 April 30, 2012 The Department of Energy's Renewable Energy Efforts In an effort to promote generation of renewable energy, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct) requires that by Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 at least 7.5 percent of a Federal agency's annual electricity consumption be from renewable sources. Because of the importance of the Department of Energy's (Department) commitment to sustainability, we initiated this audit to determine whether the Department was effectively meeting the EPAct renewable energy requirements. In FY 2010, the Department acquired approximately 461,000 megawatt hours from renewable sources, representing over 9 percent of its annual electricity consumption of 4.8 million megawatt hours. Although the Department's progress exceeded EPAct

428

Audit Report: CR-B-02-01 | Department of Energy  

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

CR-B-02-01 CR-B-02-01 Audit Report: CR-B-02-01 October 15, 2001 Fixed-Price Contracting for Department of Energy Cleanup Activities As part of its Contract Reform effort, the Department of Energy (Department) acted to increase its use of fixed-price contracts. This shift was designed to increase the cost-effectiveness of operations. Since October 1994, the Office of Environmental Management (EM) has awarded a number of fixed-price contracts for environmental cleanup activities. In so doing, EM expected significant cost savings when compared to approaches previously employed by management and operating contractors. Accurately estimating those savings is crucial to contracting strategy and project funding decisions, as well as the Department's overall environmental cleanup strategy. The objective of our audit was to determine if the cost

429

Audit of Management of the Site Characterization Program at Yucca Mountain, IG-0366  

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

5, 1995 5, 1995 IG-1 INFORMATION: "Audit of Management of the Site Characterization Program at Yucca Mountain" The Secretary BACKGROUND: The Department of Energy (Department) is responsible for establishing an underground repository to store high-level nuclear waste. In accordance with the amended Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, the Department began characterization of the Yucca Mountain site to assess the feasibility of safely storing spent fuel and high-level waste for 10,000 years. Site characterization was originally scheduled to be completed in 1995. Subsequently, the Secretary of Energy changed the plan completion date to 2001. The purpose of our audit was to determine if the Department is making adequate progress in

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Study Shows Significant Economic Impact from Recovery Act | Department of  

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

Study Shows Significant Economic Impact from Recovery Act Study Shows Significant Economic Impact from Recovery Act Study Shows Significant Economic Impact from Recovery Act A study recently released shows the $1.6 billion the Savannah River Site (SRS) received from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has had a positive economic impact on the adjacent five-county region. The study's findings were presented at the University of South Carolina Aiken's (USC Aiken) Convocation Center. More than 75 people attended the meeting, where presenters commended the Recovery Act for accelerating Cold War cleanup at SRS and boosting employment and business in the local community. Study Shows Significant Economic Impact from Recovery Act More Documents & Publications 2010 ARRA Newsletters 2011 ARRA Newsletters Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-12

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Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits June 24, 2013 - 4:27pm Addthis Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. What does this mean for me? A simple do-it-yourself walk-through can help you pinpoint where energy is being wasted in your home and help you set your energy priorities A professional energy audit will provide a more thorough assessment of your home's energy use and potential areas where you can save You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment While a professional home energy audit is the best way to determine where your home is losing energy and where you can save, you can conduct your own

432

Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits June 24, 2013 - 4:27pm Addthis Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. What does this mean for me? A simple do-it-yourself walk-through can help you pinpoint where energy is being wasted in your home and help you set your energy priorities A professional energy audit will provide a more thorough assessment of your home's energy use and potential areas where you can save You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment While a professional home energy audit is the best way to determine where your home is losing energy and where you can save, you can conduct your own

433

Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits June 24, 2013 - 4:27pm Addthis Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. What does this mean for me? A simple do-it-yourself walk-through can help you pinpoint where energy is being wasted in your home and help you set your energy priorities A professional energy audit will provide a more thorough assessment of your home's energy use and potential areas where you can save You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment While a professional home energy audit is the best way to determine where your home is losing energy and where you can save, you can conduct your own

434

Snugg Home's iAudit Pro | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Snugg Home's iAudit Pro Snugg Home's iAudit Pro Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: iAudit Pro Agency/Company /Organization: Snugg Home Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: www.snugghome.com Web Application Link: www.snugghome.com/contractors.html Cost: Paid iAudit Pro Screenshot References: Snugg Home[1] Logo: iAudit Pro A time-saving, accurate, whole-house, state-of-the-art modeling audit tool with the ease and functionality that busy energy efficiency professionals need. Overview Data is entered into the app throughout the walk-though energy audit, then allows the findings to be presented to the homeowner in a easy to understand comprehensive report, showing the entire work scope with drill

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Fermilab | Directorate | Internal Audit Services | Risk Assessment and  

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Risk Assessment and Planning Risk Assessment and Planning How are topics selected for an internal audit? A Year At A Glance Throughout the year we collect ideas and input from the Board of Directors Audit Committee, Management, DOE Fermi Site Office and DOE Office of Inspector General. We also reference the Contractor Assurance System (CAS) web pages for information about the structure of the systems. In addition, CAS (management system) owners are interviewed with respect to Internal Audit's risk assessments and audit plans. We prepare reports that summarize the results of individual audits, as well issue an annual report of activities. Internal audit reports are distributed as they are issued, to a wide audience including the Audit Committee, Management, the DOE Fermi Site Office, the DOE Chicago Office,

436

Sault Tribe Building Efficiency Energy Audits  

SciTech Connect

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is working to reduce energy consumption and expense in Tribally-owned governmental buildings. The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will conduct energy audits of nine Tribally-owned governmental buildings in three counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to provide a basis for evaluating and selecting the technical and economic viability of energy efficiency improvement options. The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will follow established Tribal procurement policies and procedures to secure the services of a qualified provider to conduct energy audits of nine designated buildings. The contracted provider will be required to provide a progress schedule to the Tribe prior to commencing the project and submit an updated schedule with their monthly billings. Findings and analysis reports will be required for buildings as completed, and a complete Energy Audit Summary Report will be required to be submitted with the provider?s final billing. Conducting energy audits of the nine governmental buildings will disclose building inefficiencies to prioritize and address, resulting in reduced energy consumption and expense. These savings will allow Tribal resources to be reallocated to direct services, which will benefit Tribal members and families.

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437

Procurement Integrity  

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

employment with certain bidders or offerors. This chapter is intended to act as a primer for all DOE employees on issues related to procurement integrity. As such, not all...

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The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of Indiana  

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

U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Audit Report The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of Indiana OAS-RA-11-13 August 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 August 23, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of Indiana" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's (Department) Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization Program) received $5 billion under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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The Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - California State Energy Program, OAS-RA-11-10  

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Department of Energy's Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - California State Energy Program OAS-RA-11-10 July 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 July 28, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: George W. Collard Assistant Inspector General for Audits Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - California State Energy Program" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) provides grants to states, territories and the District of Columbia (states) through the State

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Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act Section 120(e)(5). Annual report to Congress for Fiscal year 1992  

SciTech Connect

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is committed to conducting its operations in a safe and environmentally sound manner. High priorities for the Department are identifying and correcting environmental problems at DOE facilities that resulted from past operations, and preventing environmental problems from occurring during present and future operations. In this regard, the Department is committed to clean up the 1989 inventory of sites in the Environmental Restoration Program by the year 2019. DOE has issued an Order and guidance establishing policy and procedures for activities conducted under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), and has developed a Five-Year Plan, updated annually, that integrates planning for corrective activities, environmental restoration and waste management operations at its facilities. DOE also continues to conduct assessments (e.g., Management Audits, Environmental Safety and Health (ES & H) Progress Assessments, Internal Self Assessments) at its operating facilities to provide the Secretary of Energy with information on current environmental compliance status and follow-up on findings.

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441

FEBRUARY 21, 2013 AUDIT REPORT  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Design Review OIG Office of Inspector General SIR System Integration Review SRB Standing Review Board UFE MARS ATMOSPHERE AND VOLATILE EVOLUTION (MAVEN) PROJECT OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL National Aeronautics Acronyms CDR Critical Design Review CRM Continuous Risk Management EVM Earned Value Management FY Fiscal

442

Radiation Protection Act (Pennsylvania)  

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

This Act combines the radiation safety provisions of The Atomic Energy Development and Radiation Control Act and the Environmental Radiation Protection Act, and empowers the Department of...

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The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of Missouri (OAS-RA-11-11)  

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

Missouri Missouri OAS-RA-11-12 August 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 August 22, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: George W. Collard Assistant Inspector General for Audits Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of Missouri" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's (Department) Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization Program) received $5 billion under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to improve the energy efficiency of single family, multi-family, and mobile

444

Audit Report: WR-B-97-04 | Department of Energy  

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

4 Audit Report: WR-B-97-04 March 20, 1997 Audit of the Use of Hanford Site Railroad System Audit Report: WR-B-97-04 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: WR-B-97-03 Audit...

445

Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-12 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-12 May 22, 2012 The Department of Energy's Clean Cities Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grant Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy's (Department) Clean Cities Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grant Program (Clean Cities Program) received nearly $300 million, or 30 times its Fiscal Year 2009 funding of approximately $10 million. From this amount, the Department awarded grants ranging from $5 million to $15 million to 25 recipients, including Clean Cities coalitions and other entities that partnered with coalitions. Clean Cities coalitions are volunteer groups that join with public and private sector organizations to promote alternative and renewable fuels, fuel economy measures and new

446

Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-02 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-02 December 3, 2009 Management Alert on the Department's Monitoring of the Weatherization Assistance Program in the State of Illinois Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program received $5 billion to improve the energy efficiency of homes owned or occupied by low income persons, reduce their total residential expenditures, and improve their health and safety. Since the Recovery Act was enacted in February 2009, the Department has awarded weatherization grants to every state, the District of Columbia and five territories. Because of the unprecedented level of funding and the risks associated with spending vast amounts of money in a relatively short period of time, the Office of Inspector General

447

Audit Report: ER-B-99-02 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: ER-B-99-02 January 25, 1999 Small Disadvantaged Business Program at the Chicago Operations Office The Small Business Act (Act) requires that small business concerns owned and controlled by socially or economically disadvantaged individuals have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate in contracts awarded by any Federal agency. Section 8(a) of the Act establishes a program that authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to enter into contracts with other agencies and award subcontracts for performing those contracts to firms enrolled in the 8(a) Program directly to the agencies. Contracts are to be awarded competitively if the anticipated award price of the contract will exceed $3 million and at least two responsible 8(a) firms

448

Audit Letter Report: OAS-RA-L-10-04 | Department of Energy  

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

4 4 Audit Letter Report: OAS-RA-L-10-04 April 27, 2010 Progress in Implementing the Advanced Batteries and Hybrid Components Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was enacted to stimulate the U.S. economy, create jobs and make infrastructure investments in energy and other areas. The Department of Energy's (Department) Advanced Battery and Hybrid Components Program (Program) received almost $2 billion to support the construction of U.S. based manufacturing plants to produce batteries and electric drive components. While the Department had funded some vehicle battery research in the past, this Program adds a new manufacturing component that the Department must administer. The Program is managed by the Office of Energy Efficiency and

449

Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-04 | Department of Energy  

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4 4 Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-04 January 20, 2012 The Department's Management of the Smart Grid Investment Grant Program The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 charged the Department of Energy (Department) with establishing the Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) program. More recently, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) provided the Department's Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability with $3.5 billion to fund the SGIG program and to assist in modernizing the Nation's power grid. The SGIG program was to facilitate the installation of state-of-the-art information technologies and, ultimately, improve grid reliability and enable consumers to reduce the amount of energy used. The program required that the

450

Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-07 | Department of Energy  

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7 7 Audit Report: OAS-RA-10-07 April 9, 2010 Management Alert on Environmental Management's Select Strategy for Disposition of Savannah River Site Depleted Uranium Oxides The Administration and the Congress, through policy statements and passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), have signaled that they hope that proactive actions by agency Inspectors General will help ensure that Federal Recovery Act activities are transparent, effective and efficient. In that context, the purpose of this management alert is to share with you concerns that have been raised to the Office of Inspector General regarding the planned disposition of the Savannah River Site's (SRS) inventory of Depleted Uranium (DU) oxides. This inventory, generated as a by-product of the nuclear weapons production process and

451

Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-11 | Department of Energy  

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OAS-RA-L-11-11 OAS-RA-L-11-11 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-11 September 23, 2011 The Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of Pennsylvania Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy's (Department) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (Program) received $3.2 billion in funding to help U.S. cities, counties and states to develop, promote, implement and manage energy efficiency and conservation projects. Subsequently, the Department awarded a $23.6 million formula grant to the State of Pennsylvania's (State) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Of the $23.6 million awarded, the State retained about $1.2 million in funding for

452

Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-07 | Department of Energy  

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7 7 Audit Report: OAS-RA-11-07 June 6, 2011 The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of Wisconsin The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization Program) received $5 billion under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to improve the energy efficiency of homes, multi-family rental units and mobile homes owned or occupied by low-income persons. Subsequently, the Department awarded a 3-year Weatherization Program grant for $141.5 million to the State of Wisconsin (Wisconsin). This grant provided an eight-fold increase in funds available to Wisconsin for weatherization compared to the $15 million that was authorized in Fiscal Year (FY) 2009. Wisconsin's Department of

453

Audit Letter Report: OAS-RA-L-10-05 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Letter Report: OAS-RA-L-10-05 August 12, 2010 Decommissioning and Demolition Activities at Office of Science Sites In February 2009, the President signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) into law. The Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Environmental Management (EM) allocated $140 million of Recovery Act funds to decommission and demolish (D&D) Office of Science facilities at Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne) and to accelerate ongoing D&D activities at Brookhaven National Laboratory (Brookhaven). D&D activities funded at Argonne included the demolition of Buildings 330 and 310, the removal of wastes and nuclear material from another building, and the removal of the majority of the remote-handled and

454

Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-16 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-16 March 28, 2013 The Department of Energy's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program-State of Colorado and County of Boulder As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program received $3.2 billion to develop, promote, implement and manage energy efficiency and conservation projects and programs designed to reduce fossil fuel emissions, reduce total energy use of the eligible entities, and improve energy efficiency in the transportation, building and other appropriate sectors. The Department of Energy (Department) awarded a $9.6 million formula grant to the State of Colorado (Colorado) in September 2009, and a

455

Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-26 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-26 June 19, 2013 Department of Energy's Interconnection Transmission Planning Program Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy's (Department) Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability received about $4.5 billion to modernize the electric grid. About $80 million of this funding was designated for the Interconnection Transmission Planning Program to facilitate the development or strengthening of capabilities in each interconnection. The transmission infrastructure in the United States is separated into three distinct electrical networks, or interconnections - the Western, Eastern, and Texas interconnections. The Department allocated $60 million to five

456

Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-11 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-11 September 23, 2011 The Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of Pennsylvania Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy's (Department) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (Program) received $3.2 billion in funding to help U.S. cities, counties and states to develop, promote, implement and manage energy efficiency and conservation projects. Subsequently, the Department awarded a $23.6 million formula grant to the State of Pennsylvania's (State) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Of the $23.6 million awarded, the State retained about $1.2 million in funding for

457

Audit Report: ER-B-99-02 | Department of Energy  

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ER-B-99-02 ER-B-99-02 Audit Report: ER-B-99-02 January 25, 1999 Small Disadvantaged Business Program at the Chicago Operations Office The Small Business Act (Act) requires that small business concerns owned and controlled by socially or economically disadvantaged individuals have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate in contracts awarded by any Federal agency. Section 8(a) of the Act establishes a program that authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to enter into contracts with other agencies and award subcontracts for performing those contracts to firms enrolled in the 8(a) Program directly to the agencies. Contracts are to be awarded competitively if the anticipated award price of the contract will exceed $3 million and at least two responsible 8(a) firms

458

Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-13-02 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-13-02 December 3, 2012 The Department's Implementation of Financial Incentive Programs under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program The Department of Energy's (Department) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program, funded for the first time by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), was intended to help US cities, counties and states develop, promote, implement and manage energy efficiency and conservation projects. The EECBG Program received $3.2 billion in Recovery Act funding for competitive and formula grants. Of the $3.2 billion, approximately $284 million was designated by EECBG recipients for financial incentive programs. The Department had taken a number of positive steps to implement and administer EECBG financial

459

Audit Report: IG-0624 | Department of Energy  

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4 4 Audit Report: IG-0624 Octover 23, 2003 Transuranic Waste Retrieval and Processing at the Hanford Site In 1996, the Department of Energy (Department) amended its Tri-Party Agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Washington regarding cleanup of the Hanford Site. Included in the amendment was an enforceable milestone that the Department would remove about 10,000 containers of transuranic (TRU) waste from Trench 4, located in Hanford's Low-Level Burial Grounds, by the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2004. The Richland Operations Office established a related goal to process and ship all of the site's legacy TRU waste - estimated at about 38,000 containers - to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) by 2027. Audit Report: IG-0624 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0855 | Department of Energy  

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IG-0855 IG-0855 Audit Report: IG-0855 September 27, 2011 Management Alert on Protective Force Training Facility Utilization at the Pantex Plant As part of an ongoing audit to determine whether the Department of Energy is effectively utilizing its protective force training facilities, we determined that the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Secure Transportation (OST) plans to spend approximately $2 million for a new Physical Training/Intermediate Use of Force (PT/IUF) facility at the Pantex Plant (Pantex) near Amarillo, Texas. Our preliminary analysis suggests that the new facility may not be needed, making the $2 million expenditure unwarranted. Specifically, we noted that OST plans to construct the PT/IUF facility although Pantex has

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461

Audit Report: IG-0665 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: IG-0665 October 28, 2004 Restoration of the Monticello Mill Site at Monticello, Utah Beginning in the 1940's and continuing until the early 1960's, the Department of Energy's predecessor agencies were heavily involved in mining and milling vanadium and uranium in Monticello, Utah, for the weapons complex. Since these operations ceased, the Department's Grand Junction Projects Office has expended about $250 million to remediate and stabilise the Monticello Mill site. One of the final phases of the project was to restore the mill site. The restoration was to include placing a soil barrier to cover hot spots, grading to provide proper surface drainage and re-vegetating to minimize erosion. Audit Report: IG-0665 More Documents & Publications

462

Audit Report: IG-0842 | Department of Energy  

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

842 842 Audit Report: IG-0842 October 7, 2010 Report on Critical Asset Vulnerability and Risk Assessments at the Power Marketing Administrations--Followup Audit The Department of Energy's largest Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs), Bonneville, Western Area, and Southwestern, provide wholesale electric power to utilities for use in homes, hospitals, financial institutions and military installations. Serving the electricity supply needs of millions of citizens in the western part of the United States, these PMAs maintain an elaborate and extensive infrastructure that includes electrical substations, high-voltage transmission lines and towers, and power system control centers. To protect these assets, the PMAs follow safety and security requirements established by the Department, the North American

463

Audit Report: IG-0855 | Department of Energy  

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55 55 Audit Report: IG-0855 September 27, 2011 Management Alert on Protective Force Training Facility Utilization at the Pantex Plant As part of an ongoing audit to determine whether the Department of Energy is effectively utilizing its protective force training facilities, we determined that the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Secure Transportation (OST) plans to spend approximately $2 million for a new Physical Training/Intermediate Use of Force (PT/IUF) facility at the Pantex Plant (Pantex) near Amarillo, Texas. Our preliminary analysis suggests that the new facility may not be needed, making the $2 million expenditure unwarranted. Specifically, we noted that OST plans to construct the PT/IUF facility although Pantex has existing facilities that have the capability and capacity to fulfill OST's

464

Audit Report: IG-0839 | Department of Energy  

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9 9 Audit Report: IG-0839 September 20, 2010 Environment and Worker Safety Control Systems at the National Nuclear Security Administration's Kansas City Plant The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration's Kansas City Plant is located within the Bannister Federal Complex in Kansas City, Missouri, which also houses the General Services Administration and other agencies. Current and former employees and families of former employees of the Bannister Complex have recently raised concerns about serious illnesses, in some cases leading to death, resulting from exposure to toxins at the Complex. Due to the seriousness of the health issues that were raised, the Office of Inspector General initiated an audit to determine whether the Kansas City Plant had controls in place to protect

465

Audit Report: IG-0611 | Department of Energy  

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11 11 Audit Report: IG-0611 July 7, 2003 Waste Reduction Plans for the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Since the early 1970s, the Department of Energy has stored about 65,000 cubic meters of transuranic (TRU) waste and mixed low-level waste at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL), near Idaho Falls, Idaho. Most of the waste was generated at the Rocky Flats Plant near Denver, Colorado, and was shipped to the INEEL in drums and boxes. The preponderance of waste is stored on asphalt pads and covered with soil to form earthen-covered berms. Audit Report: IG-0611 More Documents & Publications EIS-0290: Draft Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0290: Final Environmental Impact Statement

466

Audit Report: IG-0624 | Department of Energy  

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

24 24 Audit Report: IG-0624 Octover 23, 2003 Transuranic Waste Retrieval and Processing at the Hanford Site In 1996, the Department of Energy (Department) amended its Tri-Party Agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Washington regarding cleanup of the Hanford Site. Included in the amendment was an enforceable milestone that the Department would remove about 10,000 containers of transuranic (TRU) waste from Trench 4, located in Hanford's Low-Level Burial Grounds, by the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2004. The Richland Operations Office established a related goal to process and ship all of the site's legacy TRU waste - estimated at about 38,000 containers - to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) by 2027. Audit Report: IG-0624 More Documents & Publications

467

Audit Report: IG-0583 | Department of Energy  

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583 583 Audit Report: IG-0583 January 27, 2003 Management of Beryllium Metal Supply The Department of Energy (Department) uses beryllium metal to fabricate weapons components and to facilitate a number of weaponsrelated experiments. Based on its analysis of the President's 2001 Nuclear Posture Review, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) estimated that it would need approximately 90 tons of beryllium metal to meet mission requirements over the next 30 years. About 50 tons of the material is currently available for purchase from the Defense Department's National Defense Stockpile. Because the only domestic producer of beryllium metal from ore ceased production in 2000, NNSA had been uncertain how it would overcome the perceived shortfall. Audit Report: IG-0583

468

Audit Report: IG-0532 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: IG-0532 November 19, 2001 Progress of the Spallation Neutron Source Project When completed, the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) will be the world's foremost neutron-scattering facility. It will be an important scientific tool for basic research in materials science, life sciences, chemistry, solid state and nuclear physics, earth and environmental sciences, and engineering sciences. Approximately 1,000 to 2,000 users are expected to conduct research at the SNS facility each year. The facility is being built in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, as a partnership among six of the Department of Energy's national laboratories. The $1.4 billion project, currently under construction, is scheduled for completion in June 2006. Audit Report: IG-0532 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0456 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: IG-0456 January 21, 2000 The Management of Tank Waste Remediation at the Hanford site The production of nuclear weapons materials by the Department of Energy and its predecessor agencies generated a significant amount of highly radioactive and hazardous waste. Much of this waste, approximately 54 million gallons, is stored in 177 underground tanks at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State. Hanford has the largest number of underground storage tanks in the Department of Energy complex and many of these tanks have already leaked or are suspected to have leaked radioactive waste into the ground. Tank waste radionuclides have reached the groundwater that flows into the Columbia River. Audit Report: IG-0456 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0460 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Audit Report: IG-0460 February 17, 2000 The Department's Management and Operating Contractor Make-or-Buy Program In 1994, the Department of Energy's (Department) Contract Reform Team concluded that savings could accrue to the government if certain operating functions not essential to the Department's core mission were performed by outside contractors. Over the next several years, the Department initiated actions that required management and operating (M&O) contractors to identify, categorize, and evaluate all of their functions and prepare make-or-buy plans to obtain supplies and services on a least-cost basis subject to program specific make-or-buy criteria. The objective of this audit was to determine whether the Department's M&O contractors (1)

471

1969 AUDIT OF SRP RADIOACTIVE WASTE  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

969 AUDIT OF SRP RADIOACTIVE WASTE 969 AUDIT OF SRP RADIOACTIVE WASTE bY C . Ashley A p r i l 1970 Radiological Sciences Division Savannah River Laboratory E. 1. du Pont de Nemours & Co. Aiken, South Carolina 29801 DISCLAIMER Portions of this document may be illegible in electronic image products. Images are produced from the best avaiiable original document. . . . CONTENTS Page I n t r o d u c t i o n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Releases t o t h e Atmosphere . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 S e p a r a t i o n s Areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 TNX and Building 773-A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Reactor Areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Releases t o E f f l u e n t Streams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 S e p a r a t i o n s Areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 DArea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 R e a c t o r A r e a s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

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Audit Report: IG-0773 | Department of Energy  

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

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0773 August 17, 2007 Confirmatory Bioassay Testing at Selected Sites The Department of Energy maintains a significant inventory of radioactive substances at facilities throughout the United States. To help ensure the safety of its workforce, the Department established a two-tiered approach to biological or "bioassay" testing of workers to determine whether and to what extent they may have absorbed radioactive material. The more intense process mandates biological testing and applies to the relatively few workers with significant exposure risk. When significant exposures are not expected - the situation at most sites and upon which this audit focused - the Department's contractors are required to develop a program to ensure that controls are effective in reducing exposures to radioactive

473

Audit Report: IG-0744 | Department of Energy  

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44 44 Audit Report: IG-0744 October 30, 2006 Follow-up Audit on Stockpile Surveillance Testing Significant backlogs existed in each of the three types of tests Surveillance Testing conducted in the Surveillance Testing Program---laboratory tests, flight tests, and component tests---as of September 30? 2005. Laboratory tests are conducted on weapons' non-nuclear systems to detect defects due to handling, aging, manufacturing, or design. Flight tests involve dropping or launching a weapon, with its nuclear components removed, to assess performance and reliability. Component tests involve the destructive analysis of the five primary weapon components: pits, secondaries, detonators, cable assemblies, and the gas transfer valves systems to identify defects or failures. Although it made progress

474

Audit Report: IG-0811 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Audit Report: IG-0811 January 14, 2009 Washington Savannah River Company, LLC, Internal Audit Function The Washington Savannah River Company, LLC (WSRC), served as the management and operating contractor for the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site (SRS) from April 1, 1989, to July 3 1, 2008. [n accordance with the terms of its contract, WSRC expended Federal filnds for the operation and maintenance of SRS. WSRC was required to account for all filnds advanced by the Department and to safeguard Government assets in its care. Also, as required by its contract, WSRC was to annually prepare a Statement qfC'osl.~In curred und ('laimed, which it submitted to the Department for all Federal funds expended during the year. For Fiscal Year (FY) 2007, WSRC

475

Audit Report: IG-0473 | Department of Energy  

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

473 473 Audit Report: IG-0473 May 31, 2000 Campaigning Activities by Political Appointees In a letter to the Office of Inspector General dated February 29, 2000, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, requested information concerning the political activities conducted by Departmental employees. The Committee also made similar requests to other Executive Branch Inspectors General. We performed an audit to determine whether campaigning activities by Departmental employees in politically sensitive positions were in accordance with applicable laws and policies and were not interfering with their official duties. We examined 90 trips taken during the 2-year period from March 1, 1998, through March 1, 2000, including trips in which you participated. We also reviewed trips taken by Deputy

476

Audit Report: IG-0870 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Audit Report: IG-0870 September 26, 2012 Follow-up Audit of the National Nuclear Security Administration's W76 Nuclear Warhead Refurbishment Program The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is refurbishing the aging W76 nuclear warhead with the goal of extending the warhead life by 30 years. However, the W76 Life Extension Program (LEP) has experienced significant delays in startup and in achieving production goals. NNSA may be unable to complete the W76 LEP within established scope, cost and schedule parameters, unless it adopts a more effective approach to reducing unit costs. This concern is exacerbated by the fact that the Program is faced with a relatively flat budget over the next few years, even though its annual scope of work is projected to increase significantly. The

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Audit Report: IG-0512 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0512 July 10, 2001 Recruitment and Retention of Scientific and Technical Personnel The Department of Energy (Department), as a result of budget reduction and Government-wide downsizing goals, reduced Federal staff by about 24 percent between 1995 and 1998. This massive downsizing created mission-critical staffing needs in a number of technical areas. As of May 2001, the Department's Federal workforce consisted of about 9,900 permanent employees, including about 4,600 scientific and technical staff. In a November 2000 report, the Office of Inspector General identified Human Capital as one of the most significant challenges facing the Department. The purpose of this audit was to determine whether the Department has been able to recruit and retain scientific and technical personnel.

478

Audit Report: IG-0501 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Audit Report: IG-0501 May 2, 2001 Remediation and Closure of the Miamisburg Environmental Management Project With the end of the cold war, the Miamisburg Environmental Management Project (MEMP), formerly known as the Mound Plant, was transferred by the Department of Energy (Department), from Defense Programs to Environmental Management. The emphasis at MEMP is now accelerated cleanup and transition of facilities and property to the local community. Congress requires the Department to request adequate funding to keep the project on schedule for closure by 2006 or earlier. Under these provisions, any savings resulting from the accelerated closure of the MEMP can be retained and used for cleanup activities at other Department closure sites. Audit Report: IG-0501

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Audit Report: IG-0437 | Department of Energy  

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7 7 Audit Report: IG-0437 January 25, 1999 Aircraft and Air Service Management Programs The Department of Energy's (Department) Albuquerque Operations Office (Albuquerque) owns seven aircraft that support defense programs, research and development efforts, emergency response programs, and official travel of Government and contractor employees. An Office of Inspector General (OIG) report, issued in 1994, identified concerns with Albuquerque's cost for air service. Since that report, there have been reductions in cost and personnel indicating changes in air service requirements. We conducted this audit to determine (1) whether costs to operate Albuquerque's aircraft were excessive and (2) if individual aircraft in the fleet were justified. On January 7, 1999, the OIG issued a separate report on its Review of the U.S.

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Audit Report: IG-0647 | Department of Energy  

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

7 7 Audit Report: IG-0647 April 22, 2004 System Development Activities at Selected Management Contractors The Department of Energy relies extensively on information technology to manage its programs and functions. Systems and applications support virtually every aspect of the Department's diverse mission, covering activities ranging from business and financial processes to assuring the reliability of the Nation's nuclear stockpile. To place the magnitude of this effort in context, in Fiscal Year 2002, the Department expended $2.3 billion on information technology, or about 11 percent of its overall budget. Of this amount, $1.1 billion was specifically dedicated to resource development, modernization and enhancement. Audit Report: IG-0647 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0842 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: IG-0842 October 7, 2010 Report on Critical Asset Vulnerability and Risk Assessments at the Power Marketing Administrations--Followup Audit The Department of Energy's largest Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs), Bonneville, Western Area, and Southwestern, provide wholesale electric power to utilities for use in homes, hospitals, financial institutions and military installations. Serving the electricity supply needs of millions of citizens in the western part of the United States, these PMAs maintain an elaborate and extensive infrastructure that includes electrical substations, high-voltage transmission lines and towers, and power system control centers. To protect these assets, the PMAs follow safety and security requirements established by the Department, the North American

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Audit Report: IG-0713 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 Audit Report: IG-0713 December 21, 2005 Status of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility The audit disclosed that the cost of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Facility (MOX) will significantly exceed the amounts reported to Congress. As of July 2005, the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA's) unvalidated estimate for the design and construction of the MOX Facility was about $3.5 billion, which is $2.5 billion more than reported to Congress in 2002. NNSA's previous estimate of $1 billion for the facility's design and construction was reported in the February 2002 plutonium disposition plan presented to Congress. NNSA reported that it had a high degree of confidence in the estimate because the MOX technology was well-established and based on proven processes used in Europe since the 1960s, and it

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Audit Report: IG-0415 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: IG-0415 December 4, 1997 Audit of Departmental Receipt of Final Deliverables for Grant Awards The Department, as of July 15, 1996, administered 7,452 grants. The Government's share or contribution for these grants was about $8 billion. Grants are used in those situations where the award is intended to serve a public purpose and where limited Federal involvement is anticipated. Departmental personnel have a responsibility to monitor the activities of a grantee to ensure that the intended programmatic goal is achieved and that funds are expended in accordance with the terms of the grant award. This is accomplished, in part, through the review and analysis of technical and financial reports prepared by the grant recipient. The objective of this

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Audit Report: IG-0898 | Department of Energy  

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98 98 Audit Report: IG-0898 November 20, 2013 Contract Awards to Small Businesses Under the Mentor-Protégé Program The goal of the Department of Energy's Mentor-Protégé Program is to provide an opportunity for eligible small businesses to receive developmental assistance in business and technical areas. The Department utilizes the Program to increase the participation of small businesses as prime contractors, as well as subcontractors to prime contractors. During calendar years 2010, 2011 and 2012, the Department had over 100 mentor-protégé agreements in place. Our audit disclosed that the Department had not always effectively managed the Program. Specifically, we identified 13 protégés that, prior to entering the program, appeared to possess the capabilities typically

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Audit Report: IG-0468 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Audit Report: IG-0468 April 26, 2000 Facilities Information Management System In July 1995, the Department of Energy implemented a $2 million corporate database which was to contain up-to-date, reliable and comprehensive real property information. The specific intent was to provide the Department's decisionmakers at Headquarters and in the field with the data needed to make informed judgments regarding the management of the Department's real property inventory. At the time of our audit, the database, the Facilities Information Management System (FIMS), included over 100 million gross square feet of building space, 2 million acres of land, $7 billion worth of other structures and facilities, and $900 million of deferred maintenance items. With its multi-billion dollar inventory of real property at sites

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Audit Report: IG-0583 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 Audit Report: IG-0583 January 27, 2003 Management of Beryllium Metal Supply The Department of Energy (Department) uses beryllium metal to fabricate weapons components and to facilitate a number of weaponsrelated experiments. Based on its analysis of the President's 2001 Nuclear Posture Review, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) estimated that it would need approximately 90 tons of beryllium metal to meet mission requirements over the next 30 years. About 50 tons of the material is currently available for purchase from the Defense Department's National Defense Stockpile. Because the only domestic producer of beryllium metal from ore ceased production in 2000, NNSA had been uncertain how it would overcome the perceived shortfall. Audit Report: IG-0583

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Audit Report: IG-0368 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Audit Report: IG-0368 March 20, 1995 Audit of the Richland Operations Office Site Characterization Program In 1989 the Secretary of Energy changed the mission of the Richland Operations Office (Richland) from supporting weapons production to environmental restoration and waste management. Richland's new mission required close coordination with Federal and State Environmental Regulatory Agencies. On May 15, 1989, Richland, the Washington State Department of Ecology, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency negotiated and signed the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (Tri-Party Agreement). Through this agreement, Richland was required to survey Hanford for contaminants, analyze samples, and determine the most cost-effective method to clean up the waste identified. The objective of

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Audit Report: IG-0473 | Department of Energy  

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IG-0473 IG-0473 Audit Report: IG-0473 May 31, 2000 Campaigning Activities by Political Appointees In a letter to the Office of Inspector General dated February 29, 2000, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, requested information concerning the political activities conducted by Departmental employees. The Committee also made similar requests to other Executive Branch Inspectors General. We performed an audit to determine whether campaigning activities by Departmental employees in politically sensitive positions were in accordance with applicable laws and policies and were not interfering with their official duties. We examined 90 trips taken during the 2-year period from March 1, 1998, through March 1, 2000, including trips in which you participated. We also reviewed trips taken by Deputy

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Audit Report: IG-0476 | Department of Energy  

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76 76 Audit Report: IG-0476 July 7, 2000 Best Practices for Environmental Management Baseline Development In February 1999, you directed the Office of Environmental Management (EM) to implement controls to correct weaknesses in the environmental liability estimate identified during the Fiscal Year 1998 financial statement audit. You also requested the Office of Inspector General (OIG) to conduct an interim status review to ensure that these controls were sufficient to correct the weaknesses. In August 1999, the OIG reported that completed and planned corrective actions by EM and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) should improve the liability estimate. These actions also had a positive impact on EM's project management through improvements in its baseline development processes.

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Audit Report: IG-0649 | Department of Energy  

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9 9 Audit Report: IG-0649 May 25, 2004 Major Clean-up Projects at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Over the last 50 years, the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) became the temporary storage site for large amounts of the Deparment of Energy's (Department) spent nuclear fuel, transuranic waste, and high-level waste. In order to appropriately treat, store, and ultimately ship this waste, the Department undertook several major cleanup projects. Among these projects were the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatement Project (AMWTP), the Dry Storage Project for Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF), and the Three Mile Island Project. Certain expectations for these and other projects were formalized in October 1995. Audit Report: IG-0649

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Audit Report: IG-0526 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: IG-0526 September 26, 2001 Dissemination of Research from the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory In response to a 1995 Office of Inspector General report entitled, Audit of Department of Energy's Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL), Department of Energy officials stated that the laboratory would offer unique interactive and synergistic scientific exploration capabilities and would be equipped with state-of-the-art and first-of-a-kind equipment. Subsequently, the Department constructed and currently operates the EMSL in Richland, Washington. The $229 million EMSL opened in October 1997 as a National User Facility. Under contract with the Richland Operations Office (Richland), Battelle Memorial Institute (Battelle) operates the EMSL as

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Integrating coal cleaning with pulverized coal and fluidized bed boilers to meet the Clean Air Act Amendment and for new plant construction  

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Integrating coal cleaning into a two boiler, pulverized coal-fired/fluidized bed (PC/FBC) power plant can reduce emissions at low cost for both retrofit projects and new power plants. The technology, because it relies on proven equipment and practices, albeit in a novel context, is low risk and near term. Its low cost makes it particularly suitable to retrofit many of the older coal- fired power plants in the US, and also for retrofitting power plants in the less affluent Eastern European and Asian countries that rely on coal for power generation and need to reduce emission but cannot afford scrubbers. In retrofit applications the technology involves a simple coal cleaning plant and the addition of a small fluidized bed boiler with its steam circuitry integrated into the plant's steam cycle. The clean coal stream will be fired in the existing boiler while the fluidized bed will use the low grade (waste) stream from the coal cleaning plant. This paper reports that this approach is particularly applicable to the many power plants along the Ohio River.

Miliaras, E.S.; Lawrence, D.W. (Energotechnology Corp., Cambridge, MA (United States))

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits August 15, 2013 - 3:19pm Addthis New Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. New Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? A home energy audit is the first step to saving energy and money.

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Remote auditing of radiotherapy facilities using optically stimulated luminescence dosimeters  

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Purpose: On 1 July 2012, the Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service (ACDS) released its Optically Stimulated Luminescent Dosimeter (OSLD) Level I audit, replacing the previous TLD based audit. The aim of this work is to present the results from this new service and the complete uncertainty analysis on which the audit tolerances are based. Methods: The audit release was preceded by a rigorous evaluation of the InLight® nanoDot OSLD system from Landauer (Landauer, Inc., Glenwood, IL). Energy dependence, signal fading from multiple irradiations, batch variation, reader variation, and dose response factors were identified and quantified for each individual OSLD. The detectors are mailed to the facility in small PMMA blocks, based on the design of the existing Radiological Physics Centre audit. Modeling and measurement were used to determine a factor that could convert the dose measured in the PMMA block, to dose in water for the facility's reference conditions. This factor is dependent on the beam spectrum. The TPR{sub 20,10} was used as the beam quality index to determine the specific block factor for a beam being audited. The audit tolerance was defined using a rigorous uncertainty calculation. The audit outcome is then determined using a scientifically based two tiered action level approach. Audit outcomes within two standard deviations were defined as Pass (Optimal Level), within three standard deviations as Pass (Action Level), and outside of three standard deviations the outcome is Fail (Out of Tolerance). Results: To-date the ACDS has audited 108 photon beams with TLD and 162 photon beams with OSLD. The TLD audit results had an average deviation from ACDS of 0.0% and a standard deviation of 1.8%. The OSLD audit results had an average deviation of ?0.2% and a standard deviation of 1.4%. The relative combined standard uncertainty was calculated to be 1.3% (1?). Pass (Optimal Level) was reduced to ?2.6% (2?), and Fail (Out of Tolerance) was reduced to >3.9% (3?) for the new OSLD audit. Previously with the TLD audit the Pass (Optimal Level) and Fail (Out of Tolerance) were set at ?4.0% (2?) and >6.0% (3?). Conclusions: The calculated standard uncertainty of 1.3% at one standard deviation is consistent with the measured standard deviation of 1.4% from the audits and confirming the suitability of the uncertainty budget derived audit tolerances. The OSLD audit shows greater accuracy than the previous TLD audit, justifying the reduction in audit tolerances. In the TLD audit, all outcomes were Pass (Optimal Level) suggesting that the tolerances were too conservative. In the OSLD audit 94% of the audits have resulted in Pass (Optimal level) and 6% of the audits have resulted in Pass (Action Level). All Pass (Action level) results have been resolved with a repeat OSLD audit, or an on-site ion chamber measurement.

Lye, Jessica, E-mail: jessica.lye@arpansa.gov.au; Dunn, Leon; Kenny, John; Alves, Andrew [Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service, Yallambie, Victoria 3085 (Australia)] [Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service, Yallambie, Victoria 3085 (Australia); Lehmann, Joerg; Williams, Ivan [Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service, Yallambie, Victoria 3085, Australia and School of Applied Science, RMIT University, Melbourne 3000 (Australia)] [Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service, Yallambie, Victoria 3085, Australia and School of Applied Science, RMIT University, Melbourne 3000 (Australia); Kron, Tomas [School of Applied Science, RMIT University, Melbourne 3000, Australia and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne 3008 (Australia)] [School of Applied Science, RMIT University, Melbourne 3000, Australia and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne 3008 (Australia); Oliver, Chris; Butler, Duncan; Johnston, Peter [Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency, Yallambie, Victoria 3085 (Australia)] [Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency, Yallambie, Victoria 3085 (Australia); Franich, Rick [School of Applied Science, RMIT University, Melbourne 3000 (Australia)] [School of Applied Science, RMIT University, Melbourne 3000 (Australia)

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Effects of 'Limited Product Line Audits'  

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changes required in piping or storage • Replace failed compressor with new similar unit – 5% gain in efficiency. What Kind of Financial Results Can Be Expected from a Professional Compressed Air System Audit? Compressed air is a very... inefficient transfer of energy. The minimum ratio in the normal 100- psig class air system requires about 8 hp of electrical energy to create 1 hp of work with compressed air. Broad experience has shown us processes that require from 15 hp up to 70 hp...

Van Ormer, H.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit of management of the site characterization program at Yucca Mountain  

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The Department of Energy (Department) is responsible for establishing an underground repository to store high-level nuclear waste. In accordance with the amended Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, the Department began characterization of the Yucca Mountain site to assess the feasibility of safely storing spent fuel and high-level waste for 10,000 years. Site characterization was originally scheduled to be completed in 1995. Subsequently, your predecessor, Admiral Watkins, changed the plan completion date to 2001. The purpose of our audit was to determine if the Department is making adequate progress in characterizing the Yucca Mountain project.

Layton, J.C.

1995-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: OAS-L-03-15 | Department of Energy  

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5 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-15 April 18, 2003 Audit of the Weatherization Assistance Program The purpose of this report is to inform you of the results of our audit of the...

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Audit Report: OAS-L-04-15 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Report: OAS-L-04-15 April 22, 2004 Audit of Disposition of Excess Facilities at the Hanford Site OAS-L-04-15.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-04-14 Audit...

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Audit Report: OAS-L-07-17 | Department of Energy  

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7 Audit Report: OAS-L-07-17 August 13, 2007 Executive Compensation at Argonne National Laboratory Audit Report: OAS-L-07-17 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-07-19...

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Audit Report: OAS-L-03-07 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

7 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-07 December 2, 2002 Audit of Subcontracting Practices at the Savannah River Site OAS-L-03-07.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-03-01...