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  1. Spectrum Sciences Decision and Data Handling Issues | Department...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Spectrum Sciences Decision and Data Handling Issues Spectrum Sciences Decision and Data Handling Issues PDF icon spectrum sciences softwarebreaches.pdf PDF icon Park ...

  2. 300 Area Record of Decision Issued - Hanford Site

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    300 Area Record of Decision Issued 300 Area Record of Decision Issued 300 Area Record of Decision Issued Email Email Page | Print Print Page | Text Increase Font Size Decrease Font Size TPA Logo The Tri-Party Agreement (TPA) agencies - the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) - have issued a Record of Decision (ROD) for cleanup of contaminated soil and groundwater along the Columbia River in the

  3. EM Issues Amended Decision to Expand Use of Nuclear Facility

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    AIKEN, S.C. – EM issued an amended Record of Decision (ROD) to the Savannah River Site (SRS) Spent Nuclear Fuel Environmental Impact Statement to expand the operations of the H-Canyon Facility at SRS to support a major nuclear non-proliferation goal and save taxpayer dollars.

  4. Environmental Decision Making and Information Technology: Issues Assessment

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Barg, S.; Fletcher, T.; Mechling, J.; Tonn, B.; Turner, R.

    1999-05-01

    This report presents a summary of the Information Technology and Environmental Decision Making Workshop that was held at Harvard University, October 1-3, 1998. Over sixty participants from across the US took part in discussions that focused on the current practice of using information technology to support environmental decision making and on future considerations of information technology development, information policies, and data quality issues in this area. Current practice is focusing on geographic information systems and visualization tools, Internet applications, and data warehousing. In addition, numerous organizations are developing environmental enterprise systems to integrate environmental information resources. Plaguing these efforts are issues of data quality (and public trust), system design, and organizational change. In the future, much effort needs to focus on building community-based environmental decision-making systems and processes, which will be a challenge given that exactly what needs to be developed is largely unknown and that environmental decision making in this arena has been characterized by a high level of conflict. Experimentation and evaluation are needed to contribute to efficient and effective learning about how best to use information technology to improve environmental decision making.

  5. DOE Issues Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing Program

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    In a Record of Decision (ROD) published in the Federal Register today, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it has decided to continue management of the Uranium Leasing Program (ULP) for...

  6. Record of Decision Issued for the Hanford Tank Closure and Waste Management

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    EIS | Department of Energy Record of Decision Issued for the Hanford Tank Closure and Waste Management EIS Record of Decision Issued for the Hanford Tank Closure and Waste Management EIS December 13, 2013 - 10:19am Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy has issued the first in a series of Records of Decision (RODs) pursuant to the Final Tank Closure and Waste Management Environmental Impact Statement for the Hanford Site, Richland, Washington (TC&WM EIS, DOE/EIS-0391, December 2012).

  7. DOE Issues Record of Decision on Y-12 Site-Wide Environmental Impact

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    Statement | National Nuclear Security Administration | (NNSA) Issues Record of Decision on Y-12 Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement March 11, 2002 PDF icon 3-11-02.pdf

  8. Issue

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Issue One of the challenges at Sandia National Laboratories is addressing the issue of predictively connecting the macroscopic properties of metals to their micro- and nanostructure. While this issue may seem straightforward, it is anything but trivial. Materials are intrinsically inhomogeneous, but the relationship between microstructural variability and resulting properties is often unknown. Approach PPM is comprised of a group of multidisciplinary staff, post-docs, and university

  9. Record of Decision Issued for the FutureGen 2.0 Project

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has decided to provide financial assistance to the FutureGen Industrial Alliance (the Alliance) for the FutureGen 2.0 Project. DOE will provide approximately $1 billion of in cost-shared funding (the majority of which was appropriated under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) through cooperative agreements with the Alliance, as described in DOE's Record of Decision (ROD).

  10. ISSUED

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Revision 14 Job Hazard Analysis Performance and Development Management Control Procedure EFFECTIVE DATE: 03/30/16 Tom Ferguson APPROVED FOR USE WP 12-IS3002 ISSUED WP 12-IS3002 Rev. 14 Page 2 of 22 TABLE OF CONTENTS CHANGE HISTORY SUMMARY ..................................................................................... 3 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................. 4 REFERENCES

  11. ISSUED

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    02/09/16 WP 15-HS.02 Revision 9 Occupational Health Program Cognizant Department: Safety and Health Approved by: Tom Ferguson ISSUED WIPP Occupational Health Program WP 15-HS.02, Rev. 9 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS CHANGE HISTORY SUMMARY ..................................................................................... 4 ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS ............................................................................. 5 PREFACE

  12. ISSUED

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Effective Date: 10/01/15 WP 15-GM.02 Revision 10 Worker Safety and Health Program Description Cognizant Section: Industrial Safety & Health Approved by: Signature on File Phil Breidenbach, President & Project Manager, NWP Approved by: Signature on File Dana Bryson, Acting Manager, CBFO ISSUED Worker Safety and Health Program Description WP 15-GM.02, Rev. 10 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS CHANGE HISTORY SUMMARY ..................................................................................... 4

  13. ISSUED

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    12/01/15 WP 15-GM.03 Revision 9 Integrated Safety Management System Description Cognizant Section: Environmental, Safety and Health Approved by: Signature on File / 11/16/15 Phil Breidenbach, President & Project Manager, NWP Date Approved by: Signature on File / 11/30/15 Todd Shrader Manager, CBFO Date ISSUED Integrated Safety Management System Description WP 15-GM.03, Rev. 9 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS CHANGE HISTORY SUMMARY

  14. Cost estimate and economic issues associated with the MOX option (prior to DOE`s record of decision)

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Reid, R.L.; Miller, J.W.

    1997-04-01

    Before the January 1997 Record of Decision (ROD), the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fissile Materials Disposition (DOE-MD) evaluated three technologies for the disposition of {approximately}50 MT of surplus plutonium from defense-related programs-reactors, immobilization, and deep boreholes. As part of the process supporting the ROD, and comprehensive assessment of technical viability, cost, and schedule was conducted by DOE-MD and its national laboratory contractors. Oak Ridge National Laboratory managed and coordinated the life-cycle cost (LCC) assessment effort for this program. This report discusses the economic analysis methodology and the results for the reactor options considered prior to ROD. A secondary intent of the report is to discuss major technical and economic issues that impact cost and schedule. To evaluate the economics of the reactor option and other technologies on an equitable basis, a set of cost-estimating guidelines and a common cost-estimating format were utilized by all three technology teams. This report includes the major economic analysis assumptions and the comparative constant-dollar and discounted-dollar LCCs for all nine reactor scenarios.

  15. Decision Summaries | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Information Center » Decision Summaries Decision Summaries November 4, 2016 Summary of Decisions - October 31, 2016 - November 4, 2016 Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal October 28, 2016 Summary of Decisions - October 24, 2016 - October 28, 2016 Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) October 21, 2016 Summary of Decisions - October 17, 2016 - October 21, 2016 Decisions were issued on: No decisions issued

  16. VBA-0086- In the Matter of Elaine M. Blakely

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on June 25, 2003, involving a Complaint filed by Elaine M. Blakely (Blakely or the Complainant) under the Department of...

  17. VBZ-0084- In the Matter of Steven F. Collier

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on May 20, 2003, involving a Complaint filed by Steven F. Collier (Collier or the Complainant) under the Department of...

  18. VBA-0059- In the Matter of Janet L. Westbrook

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on December 21, 2001, involving a Complaint filed by Janet L. Westbrook (Westbrook or the Complainant) under the...

  19. TBA-0066- In the Matter of David L. Moses

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on September 3, 2008, involving a Complaint of Retaliation filed by David L. Moses (also referred to as the employee or...

  20. TBA-0069- In the Matter of Gary S. Vander Boegh

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers three Appeals of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on July 11, 2003, involving a complaint filed by Gary S. Vander Boegh under the Department of Energy (DOE)...

  1. TBA-0003- In the Matter of Gilbert J. Hinojos

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on April 27, 2005, involving a Complaint filed by Gilbert J. Hinojos (also referred to as the employee or the...

  2. TBA-0023- In the Matter of Franklin C. Tucker

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on April 9, 2007, involving a Complaint of Retaliation filed by Franklin C. Tucker (also referred to as the employee or...

  3. TBA-0080- In the Matter of Billy Joe Baptist

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on May 7, 2009, involving a complaint of retaliation filed by Billy Joe Baptist (“Baptist,” or “Complainant”) under the...

  4. TBA-0102- In the Matter of Mary Ravage

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on January 6, 2011, involving a complaint of retaliation filed by Mary S. Ravage (“Ravage” or “Complainant”) under the...

  5. TBA-0027- In the Matter of Clint Olson

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on October 27, 2005, involving a Complaint of Retaliation filed by Clint Olson (also referred to as the employee or the...

  6. OHA January 8, 2003), affirmed, Safety & Ecology Corp. v. DOE...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Appeal Name of Petitioner: Susan Rice Gossett Date of Filing: September 13, 2002 Case Number: VBA-0062 This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued ...

  7. TBA-0105- In the Matter of Colleen Monk

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on January 20, 2009, involving a complaint of retaliation filed by Colleen Monk (“Monk,” or “Complainant”) against...

  8. VBA-0041- In the Matter of John L. Gretencord

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on November 4, 1999, involving a complaint filed by John L. Gretencord (Gretencord or the complainant) under the...

  9. VBA-0083- In the Matter of S.R. Davis

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on April 21, 2004, involving a complaint filed by S.R. Davis (also referred to as the Complainant) under the Department...

  10. VBA-0042- In the Matter of Richard Sena

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on March 1, 2001, involving a Complaint filed by Richard Sena (Sena or the Complainant) under the Department of Energy ...

  11. TBA-0042- In the Matter of Curtis Hall

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers two Appeals of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on March 15, 2007, by a Hearing Officer in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA). The...

  12. TBA-0110- In the Matter of Greta Kathy Congable,

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on September 8, 2011, involving a Complaint of Retaliation that Greta Kathy Congable (Ms. Congable or the complainant)...

  13. VBA-0055- In the Matter of Lucy Smith

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on July 11, 2000, involving a Complaint filed by Lucy Smith (Smith or the Complainant) under the Department of Energy ...

  14. VBA-0005- In the Matter of Thomas Dwyer

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on May 2, 2000, involving a complaint filed by Thomas Dwyer (Dwyer or the complainant) under the Department of Energy ...

  15. Decision Summaries | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    December 21, 2012 Summary of Decisions - December 17, 2012 - December 21, 2012 Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)...

  16. Decision Summaries | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    January 16, 2015 Summary of Decisions - January 12, 2015 - January 16, 2015 Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Refund Proceeding January 9, 2015...

  17. Decision Summaries | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    January 16, 2014 Summary of Decisions - December 30, 2013 - January 3, 2014 Decisions were issued on: - Privacy Act Appeal January 10, 2014 Summary of Decisions - MM DD YYYY - MM...

  18. WBA-13-0011- In the Matter of Alison Marschman

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    On August 1, 2014, the Office of Hearings and Appeal’s (OHA) denied an appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued by an OHA Administrative Judge on May 8, 2014, which denied a Complaint...

  19. VBA-0061- In the Matter of Bernard Cowan

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    On July 18, 2002, Argonne National Laboratory-West (“ANL” or “the contractor”) filed an appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued by an Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Hearing Officer...

  20. EIS-0247: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0247: Record of Decision Construction and Operation of the Spallation Neutron Source The Department of Energy (DOE) is issuing this Record of Decision (ROD)...

  1. EIS-0474: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0474: Record of Decision Southline Transmission Line Project; Arizona and New Mexico DOE's Western Area Power Administration issued a Record of Decision for ...

  2. Decision Summaries | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    June 21, 2013 Summary of Decisions - June 17, 2013 - June 21, 2013 Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) June 14,...

  3. Decision Summaries | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    July 10, 2015 Summary of Decisions - July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015 Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Whistleblower Protection (10 CFR Part 708) July...

  4. Decision Summaries | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    July 25, 2014 Summary of Decisions - July 21, 2014 - July 25, 2014 Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) July 18,...

  5. Community Issues - SRSCRO

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    In recent months, significant SRS-related community issues have included the Department of Energy's decision to abandon its long-standing commitment to Yucca Mountain in Nevada as ...

  6. Summary of Decisions- July 9- 13, 2012

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Application for Exception

  7. Summary of Decisions- April 7, 2014 – April 11, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  8. Summary of Decisions- December 23, 2013 – December 27, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  9. Summary of Decisions- December 16, 2013 – December 20, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  10. Summary of Decisions- October 27, 2014 – October 31, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  11. Summary of Decisions- July 29, 2013- August 2, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Whistleblower Appeal (10 CFR Part 708)

  12. Summary of Decisions- July 18, 2016 – July 22, 2016

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  13. Summary of Decisions- February 23, 2015 – February 27, 2015

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  14. Summary of Decisions- September 30, 2013 – October 4, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Whistleblower Appeal (10 CFR Part 708)

  15. Summary of Decisions- December 9, 2013 – December 13, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  16. Summary of Decisions- December 2, 2013 – December 6, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  17. Summary of Decisions- October 8, 2012 – October 12, 2012

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  18. Summary of Decisions- October 21, 2013 – October 25, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  19. Summary of Decisions- February 9, 2015 – February 13, 2015

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  20. Summary of Decisions- January 20, 2014 – January 24, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  1. Summary of Decisions- February 25, 2013 – March 1, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  2. Summary of Decisions- May 20, 2013 – May 24, 2013

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  3. Summary of Decisions- August 5, 2013- August 9, 2013

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Whistleblower Appeal (10 CFR Part 708)

  4. Summary of Decisions- March 14, 2016 – March 18, 2016

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  5. Summary of Decisions- February 29, 2016 – March 4, 2016

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  6. Summary of Decisions- August 12, 2013- August 16, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  7. Summary of Decisions- June 10, 2013- June 14, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  8. Summary of Decisions- September 9, 2013 – September 13, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  9. Summary of Decisions- July 15, 2013- July 19, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  10. Summary of Decisions- July 30 – August 3, 2012

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  11. Summary of Decisions- March 10, 2014 – March 14, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  12. Summary of Decisions- July 14, 2014 – July 18, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  13. Summary of Decisions- July 21, 2014 – July 25, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  14. Summary of Decisions- April 1, 2013 – April 5, 2013

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  15. Summary of Decisions- January 21, 2013 – January 25, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  16. Summary of Decisions- June 8, 2015 – June 12, 2015

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  17. Summary of Decisions- December 21, 2015 – December 25, 2015

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  18. Summary of Decisions- November 16, 2015 – November 20, 2015

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  19. Summary of Decisions- August 17, 2015 – August 21, 2015

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  20. Summary of Decisions- November 30, 2015 – December 4, 2015

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  1. Summary of Decisions- November 9, 2015 – November 13, 2015

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  2. Summary of Decisions- August 3, 2015 – August 7, 2015

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  3. Summary of Decisions- March 23, 2015 – March 27, 2015

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  4. Summary of Decisions- August 26, 2013- August 30, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  5. Summary of Decisions- September 21, 2015 – September 25, 2015

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  6. Summary of Decisions- November 18, 2013 – November 22, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Whistleblower Appeal (10 CFR Part 708)

  7. Summary of Decisions- September 24, 2012 – September 28, 2012

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  8. Summary of Decisions- December 10, 2012 – December 14, 2012

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  9. Summary of Decisions- March 3, 2014 – March 7, 2014

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  10. Summary of Decisions- November 24, 2014 – November 28, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  11. Summary of Decisions- August 13 – August 17, 2012

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  12. Summary of Decisions- June 23, 2014 – June 27, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Whistleblower Appeal (10 CFR Part 708)

  13. Summary of Decisions- September 14, 2015 – September 18, 2015

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  14. Summary of Decisions- June 16, 2014 – June 20, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  15. Summary of Decisions- April 14, 2014 – April 18, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  16. Summary of Decisions- September 16, 2013 – September 20, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Whistleblower Appeal (10 CFR Part 708)

  17. Summary of Decisions- August 19, 2013- August 23, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  18. Summary of Decisions- April 29, 2013 – May 3, 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  19. Summary of Decisions- November 17, 2014 – November 21, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal

  20. Summary of Decisions- September 3- September 7, 2012

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710)

  1. P:\\DECISION\\0088.tba.wpd

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    by Parsons as a Senior Pipe Stress Engineer in March 2007. He was assigned to the Engineering Mechanics Group (EMG). IAD at 2. In the summer of 2007, Mr. Dutta was assigned...

  2. EIS-0198: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    8: Record of Decision EIS-0198: Record of Decision Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Ground Water Project (April 1997) The Department of Energy (DOE) is issuing this...

  3. EIS-0225: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    : Record of Decision EIS-0225: Record of Decision Continued Operation of the Pantex Plant and Associated Storage of Nuclear Weapon Components The Department of Energy is issuing...

  4. EIS-0161: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Decision Tritium Supply and Recycling The Department of Energy (DOE) is issuing this Record of Decision regarding DOE's proposal for Tritium Supply and Recycling Facilities. ...

  5. EM Issues Summary

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    of Energy Issues Amended Decision to Expand Use of Nuclear Facility EM Issues Amended Decision to Expand Use of Nuclear Facility April 1, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis H-Canyon at Savannah River Site. The building is called a canyon because of its long rectangular shape and two continuous trenches that contains process vessels. H-Canyon at Savannah River Site. The building is called a canyon because of its long rectangular shape and two continuous trenches that contains process vessels. AIKEN, S.C.

  6. Authority Decision (issued May 29, 1980).pdf

    Energy Savers

    the Future | Department of Energy August 22 ESTAP Webinar: A Solar Storage Microgrid for the Energy City of the Future August 22 ESTAP Webinar: A Solar Storage Microgrid for the Energy City of the Future August 19, 2014 - 4:26pm Addthis On Friday, August 22, 2014 from 1 - 2 p.m. ET, Clean Energy State Alliance will host a webinar to discuss a project to build a solar plus storage microgrid located in Rutland, Vermont. OE is partnering with the State of Vermont Public Service, Green Mountain

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    is consistent with our multiple statutory responsibilities, is rooted in the basic principles of cost causation and fairness that underlie BPA's rate directives, and...

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    ... Record of Decision for Mars 2020 Mission Mars 2020 Rover instrument selection. Mars 2020 Rover instrument selection. NASA issued a record of decision (ROD) to use a nuclear battery ...

  9. Summary of Decisions - November 25, 2013 - November 29, 2013...

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    November 25, 2013, OHA issued a decision granting in part an appeal (Appeal) from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) determination issued by the DOE's Richland Operations Office...

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    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Application for Exception

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    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Application for Exception

  13. Summary of Decisions- June 1, 2015 – June 5, 2015

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Hydroelectric Production Incentives Program

  14. Summary of Decisions- July 16- July 20, 2012

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    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Application for Exception

  15. Summary of Decisions- December 15, 2014 – December 19, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Application for Exception

  16. EIS-0283-S2-IAD-2009.pdf

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  17. EIS-0283-S2-IAD-2012.pdf

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  18. Summary of Decisions - October 17, 2016 - October 21, 2016 | Department

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    of Energy 17, 2016 - October 21, 2016 Summary of Decisions - October 17, 2016 - October 21, 2016 October 21, 2016 - 2:25pm Addthis No decisions issued during this week. Addthis Related Articles Summary of Decisions - December 24, 2012 - December 28, 2012 Summary of Decisions - March 2, 2015 - March 6, 2015 Summary of Decisions - March 16, 2015 - March 20, 2015

  19. Summary of Decisions - December 24, 2012 - December 28, 2012 | Department

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    of Energy December 24, 2012 - December 28, 2012 Summary of Decisions - December 24, 2012 - December 28, 2012 December 28, 2012 - 1:22pm Addthis No decisions were issued during this week. Addthis Related Articles Summary of Decisions - December 31, 2012 - January 4, 2013 Summary of Decisions - March 2, 2015 - March 6, 2015 Summary of Decisions - March 16, 2015 - March 20

  20. Summary of Decisions - December 31, 2012 - January 4, 2013 | Department

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    of Energy 31, 2012 - January 4, 2013 Summary of Decisions - December 31, 2012 - January 4, 2013 January 4, 2013 - 8:38am Addthis No decisions were issued during this week Addthis Related Articles Summary of Decisions - December 24, 2012 - December 28, 2012 Summary of Decisions - January 5, 2015 - January 9, 2015 Summary of Decisions - March 2, 2015 - March 6

  1. Summary of Decisions - November 2, 2015 - November 6, 2015 | Department

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    of Energy November 2, 2015 - November 6, 2015 Summary of Decisions - November 2, 2015 - November 6, 2015 November 6, 2015 - 2:13pm Addthis No decisions were issued during this week. Addthis Related Articles Summary of Decisions - March 2, 2015 - March 6, 2015 Summary of Decisions - March 16, 2015 - March 20, 2015 Summary of Decisions - December 24, 2012 - December 28, 2012

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    If you use "dwstat" in your batch job, you may occasionally run into "SSL: CERTIFICATEVERIFYFAILED" errors, which may fail your job. This appears to be a sporadic issue, and is ...

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    using house July 6, 2012 Description There have been a lot of issues recently with NFS hangs on the gpint machines. The origin of the gpint hanging has been determined to be...

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    Decisions - November 11, 2013 - November 15, 2013 November 15, 2013 - 9:49am Addthis Freedom of Information Act Appeals On November 14, 2013, OHA issued a decision denying in...

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    2013 Summary of Decisions - May 6, 2013 - May 10, 2013 May 10, 2013 - 10:49am Addthis Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeal On May 6, 2013, OHA issued a decision remanding an...

  6. Summary of Decisions - October 19, 2015 - October 23, 2015 |...

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    Summary of Decisions - October 19, 2015 - October 23, 2015 October 23, 2015 - 2:20pm Addthis Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeal On October 23, 2015, OHA issued a decision ...

  7. Summary of Decisions - October 15, 2012 - October 19, 2012 |...

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    Summary of Decisions - October 15, 2012 - October 19, 2012 October 19, 2012 - 1:20pm Addthis Freedom of Information Act On October 19, 2012, OHA issued a decision denying a FOIA ...

  8. EIS-0305: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

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    Record of Decision EIS-0305: Record of Decision Treating Transuranic (TRU)Alpha Low-Level Waste at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is issuing...

  9. EIS-0158-S2: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

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    -S2: Record of Decision EIS-0158-S2: Record of Decision Sale of Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 1 (Elk Hills), Kern County, California The Department of Energy (DOE) is issuing this...

  10. EIS-0281: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

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    Record of Decision EIS-0281: Record of Decision Sandia National LaboratoriesNew Mexico Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is issuing this...

  11. EIS-0399: Record of Decision (OE) | Department of Energy

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    OE) EIS-0399: Record of Decision (OE) Montana Alberta Tie Ltd. 230-kV Transmission Line Project Department of Energy announces its decision to issue a Presidential permit to...

  12. Open Issues

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    Open Issues Open Issues The /scratc3 performance degradation after GridRaid upgrade April 7, 2016 The Edison /scratch3 file system was upgraded to Grid Raid from MDRaid during the move to the CRT building (Dec, 2015). This upgrade was recommended by the vendors because it greatly enhances the drive rebuild time and write performance when compared to the traditional MDRaid that was deployed on Edison /scratch3 file system before the move (The /scratch1 and /scratch2 file systems are still in

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    Open Issues Open Issues runtime error message: "readControlMsg: System returned error Connection timed out on TCP socket fd" June 30, 2015 Symptom User jobs with sinlge or multiple apruns in a batch script may get this run time error: "readControlMsg: System returned error Connection timed out on TCP socket fd". This problem is intermittent, sometimes resubmit works. This error message started to appear after the Hopper OS upgrade to CLE52UP02 on March 11, 2015. Read the full

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    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    42 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall TBA-0042 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall This Decision considers two Appeals of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on March 15, 2007, by a Hearing Officer in the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA). The IAD addressed the merits of a whistleblower complaint filed by Curtis Hall against his former employer, Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708.

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    March 2012 Resolved: Reports of Hanging Jobs on Hopper March 1, 2012 by Katie Antypas Issue: A number of users have reported intermittent large jobs hanging on Hopper. A job appears to start and then hangs shortly after producing no output. The job stops when the wall clock limit has been reached

  16. Advocate- Issue 56- October 2014

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    Here are some of the stories in this issue: ORSSAB held its annual meeting and learned about a number of decisions that will be made in 2015, EM SSAB Chairs meet in Idaho, DOE Responds to recommendations, ORSSAB is recruiting new members, ORSSAB elects officers for FY 2015.

  17. EIS-0387: Amended Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    : Amended Record of Decision EIS-0387: Amended Record of Decision Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Y-12 National Security Complex The National Nuclear Security Administration, a separately organized agency within the Department of Energy, is issuing this Amended Record of Decision for the Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Y-12 National Security Complex issued on March 4, 2011. A Supplement Analysis was issued on May 2, 2016. For more information, see:

  18. Summary of Decisions- July 11, 2016 – July 15, 2016

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Whistleblower Protection (10 CFR Part 708)

  19. Summary of Decisions - May 11, 2015 - May 15, 2015 | Department...

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    the individual's unreliability and untrustworthiness. OHA Case No. PSH-14-0109 (Wade M. Boswell) On May 14, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge (AJ) issued a decision in...

  20. NEPA Reports and Records of Decision | Department of Energy

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    NEPA Reports and Records of Decision Report of the Review of the Hanford Solid Waste Environmental Impact Statement regarding Data Quality Control and Management Issues - As part ...

  1. EIS-0451: Notice of Availability of Record of Decision | Department...

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    Hooper Springs Transmission Project, Caribou County, Idaho DOE's Bonneville Power Administration issued a notice of availability of its Record of Decision (ROD) for the Hooper...

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    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Contractor Employee Protection (10 CFR Part 708)

  3. Summary of Decisions - March 21, 2016 - March 25, 2016 | Department...

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    On March 23, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. A DOE consulting psychiatrist ...

  4. Summary of Decisions - January 26, 2015 - January 30, 2015 |...

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    On January 30, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should be restored. The individual voluntarily ...

  5. Summary of Decisions - September 29, 2014 - October 3, 2014 ...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    On October 3, 2014, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should be restored. Following the individual's ...

  6. EIS-0236-S1: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    is issuing this Record of Decision (ROD) for the National Ignition Facility (NIF), a key component of DOE's science-based stewardship of the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile. ...

  7. EIS-0485: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers

    EIS-0485: Interconnection of the Grande Prairie Wind Farm, Holt County, Nebraska Western Area Power Administration issued a record of decision to allow the interconnection of the ...

  8. Summary of Decisions- May 25, 2015 – May 29, 2015

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Whistleblower Protection (10 CFR Part 708)

  9. Summary of Decisions- March 24, 2014 – March 28, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Whistleblower Appeal (10 CFR Part 708)

  10. Summary of Decisions- December 17, 2012 – December 21, 2012

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Whistleblower Appeal (10 CFR Part 708)

  11. EIS-0395: Record of Decision and Floodplain Statement of Findings...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    (GDD) San Luis Rio Colorado (SLRC) Project The Department of Energy announces its decision to issue a Presidential permit that would authorize Generadora del Deslerto SA de...

  12. EIS-0183: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    in 2002, is described more fully in a separately issued Administrator's Record of Decision (ROD) that addresses the legal and policy rationale supporting the administrative...

  13. Summary of Decisions- April 28, 2014 – May 2, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) -Contractor Employee Protection Program (10 CFR Part 708) -Application for Exception

  14. EIS-0322: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    22: Sundance Energy Project, Arizona Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) issued a Record of Decision and FloodplainWetland Statement of Findings for the interconnection of...

  15. EIS-0228: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Hydrodynamic Test Facility The Department of Energy (DOE) is issuing this Record of Decision (ROD) regarding the DOE's proposed Dual Axis Radiographic Hydrodynamic Test (DARHT) ...

  16. Summary of Decisions- September 10 – September 14, 2012

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Decisions were issued on: - Freedom of Information Act Appeal - Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) - Contractor Employee Protection (10 CFR Part 708)

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    Site Safety Orientation April, 2015 Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility/ North Slope of Alaska/Adjacent Arctic Ocean (ACRF/NSA/AAO) Site Safety Orientation Purpose This document provides an overview and summary of safety issues and safe work practices associated with operations at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility/North Slope of Alaska/Adjacent Arctic Ocean (ACRF/NSA/AAO) Sites. It is intended for site visitors as well as routine site

  18. Summary of Decisions - July 20, 2015 - July 24, 2015 | Department...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    PSH-15-0031 (William Schwartz) Freedom of Information Act Appeal On July 22, 2015, OHA issued a decision denying an Appeal from a FOIA determination issued by the Office of ...

  19. Summary of Decisions - December 8, 2014 - December 12, 2014 ...

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    On December 8, 2014, OHA issued a decision denying a jurisdictional appeal filed by Kamil ... WBU-14-0013 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeal On December 10, 2014, OHA issued a ...

  20. Summary of Decisions - October 20, 2014 - October 24, 2014 |...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    (FOIA) Appeal On October 24, 2014, OHA issued a decision remanding an Appeal of a FOIA determination issued by the DOE Office of Information Resources (OIR). The Appellant, DLA ...

  1. Open Issues

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    April 2011 "Unable to open kgni version file /sys/class/gemini/kgni0/version" error April 13, 2011 by Helen He Symptom: Dynamic executables built with compiler wrappers running directly on the external login nodes are getting the following error message: Read the full post Resolved -- Default version not shown in "module avail module_name" command April 13, 2011 by Helen He Symptom: The default software version is not shown when "module avail module_name" is issued.

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    Issue: K Author: Mark D. Ivey Page 1 of 24 DR 6 / 30 / 2010 ES&H STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE (ES&H SOP) Title: ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION MEASUREMENT CLIMATE RESEARCH FACILITY/NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA/ADJACENT ARCTIC OCEAN (ACRF/NSA/AAO) PROJECT OPERATING PLAN (U) Location: North Slope of Alaska and Adjacent Arctic Ocean Owners: Mark D Ivey, Department 6383, Manager Mark D Ivey, Department 6383, ACRF/NSA/AAO Site Project Manager and Site ES&H Coordinator Document Release or Change History:

  3. november_decision_5item | Department of Energy

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    november_decision_5item november_decision_5item november_decision_5item (192.99 KB) More Documents & Publications Status of Waivers Issued under the Recovery Act: Non-Availability Waivers Nationwide Nonavailability Waiver: November 5, 2010 Amended Nationwide Nonavailability Waiver: November 5, 2010

  4. EIS-0220: Amended Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    : Amended Record of Decision EIS-0220: Amended Record of Decision Interim Management of Nuclear Materials On December 12, 1995, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Record of Decision (ROD) and Notice of Preferred Alternatives, 60 FR 65300 (December 19, 1995), for the final environmental impact statement, Interim Management of Nuclear Materials (IMNM EIS) (DOE/EIS-0220, October 20, 1995), at the Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, South Carolina. As part of its decision, DOE decided to

  5. P:\DECISION\0071.tee.wpd

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    OHA Exception Decisions issued since July 5, 1995, are available on the OHA website located at http://www.oha.doe.gov. The text of a cited decision may be accessed by entering the case number of the decision in the search engine located at http://www.oha.doe.gov/search.htm. June 11, 2010 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Application for Exception Name of Case: Monroe Oil Company Date of Filing: May 26, 2010 Case Number: TEE-0071 On May 26, 2010, Monroe Oil Company (Monroe)

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    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    only support the safety, security, and reliability of existing nuclear weapons but also ... NNSA maintains and enhances the safety, security, reliability, and performance of the U.S. ...

  7. Well Placement Decision Process

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    Well Placement Decision Process Well Placement Decision Process Determining where to place a well is a multi-step process. August 1, 2013 Investigation process for determining where to place a sentinel well Investigation process for determining where

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    Problems » No Open Issues No Open Issues There are currently no open issues with Euclid. Subscribe via RSS Subscribe Browse by Date January 2016 Last edited: 2011-03-15 10:01:46

  9. Summary of Decisions - March 17, 2014 - March 21, 2014 | Department...

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    ... OHA Case No. PSH-13-0133 (Janet R. H. Fishman) On March 20, 2014, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's access authorization ...

  10. Summary of Decisions - March 4, 2013 - March 8, 2013 | Department...

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    Security Interview. OHA Case No. PSH-12-0133 (Kimberly Jenkins-Chapman, H.O.) On March 5, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's...

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    access authorization should be restored. OHA Case No. PSH-14-0037 (Janet R. H. Fishman) On September 10, 2014, an OHA Administrative Judge (AJ) issued a Decision in which...

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    Energy.gov [DOE]

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    Energy.gov [DOE]

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  14. Summary of Decisions - April 27, 2015 - May 1, 2015 | Department...

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    May 1, 2015 - 9:51am Addthis Freedom of Information Act Appeal (FOIA) On May 1, 2015, OHA issued a decision denying a FOIA Appeal filed by Jeffery B. Walburn from a determination ...

  15. Summary of Decisions - February 17, 2014 - February 21, 2014...

    Energy Savers

    ... On February 18, 2014, OHA issued a decision denying a FOIA appeal filed by Emily Meredith. ... Meredith. In her Appeal, Ms. Meredith challenged the adequacy of NNSA's search. OHA ...

  16. Summary of Decisions - February 16, 2015 - February 20, 2015...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    PSH-14-0079 (Janet R. H. Fishman) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeal On February 18, 2015, OHA issued a decision granting in part an appeal (Appeal) from a FOIA determination ...

  17. Summary of Decisions - October 28, 2013 - November 1, 2013 |...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    PSH-13-0088 (Steven L. Fine) Freedom of Information Act Appeal On October 29, 2013, OHA issued a decision denying an appeal (Appeal) from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) ...

  18. Summary of Decisions- March 31, 2014 – April 4, 2014

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    On March 31, 2014, an Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual’s authorization access should be granted.  During his application for access authorization and...

  19. EIS-0408: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Based on a programmatic EIS that Western Area Power Administration prepared with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a joint lead agency, Western issued a record of decision to ...

  20. Summary of Decisions - February 11, 2013 - February 15, 2013...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    OHA Case No. PSH-12-0135 (Wade M. Boswell, H.O.) On February 15, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's security clearance ...

  1. EIS-0499: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    499: Record of Decision EIS-0499: Record of Decision Great Northern Transmission Line Project, Minnesota DOE announced its decision to issue a Presidential permit to Minnesota Power, a regulated utility division of ALLETE, Inc., to construct, operate, maintain, and connect a new electric transmission line across the U.S./Canada border. The transmission line would cross the U.S./Canada border in Roseau County, Minnesota and extend southeast approximately 220 miles to the proposed Iron Range

  2. EIS-0283-S2: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0283-S2: Record of Decision Surplus Plutonium Disposition Environmental Impact Statement The Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration issued a Record of Decision for the 2015 Final Surplus Plutonium Disposition Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0283-S2). For more information on this project, see the project webpage: http://energy.gov/node/299815. DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT EIS-0283-S2_ROD.pdf (238.95 KB) More Documents & Publications

  3. EIS-0370: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    0: Record of Decision EIS-0370: Record of Decision Windy Gap Firming Project; North Central Colorado Western Area Power Administration (Western) adopted the Windy Gap Firming Project EIS, prepared by the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) with Western as a cooperating agency, and issued a record of decision. The EIS evaluates alternatives for construction of new reservoirs and associated facilities in the Upper Colorado River Basin. To support BOR's action, Western will relocate 3.8 miles of its

  4. EIS-0451: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    1: Record of Decision EIS-0451: Record of Decision Hooper Springs Transmission Project, Caribou County, Idaho DOE's Bonneville Power Administration issued a Record of Decision and Mitigation Action Plan for the Hooper Springs Transmission Project. EIS-0451-ROD-MAP-2015.pdf (1.72 MB) More Documents & Publications EIS-0451: Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0451: Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0451

  5. EIS-0478: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    8: Record of Decision EIS-0478: Record of Decision Antelope Valley Station to Neset Transmission Project, Mercer, Dunn, Billings, Williams, McKenzie, and Mountrail Counties, North Dakota DOE's Western Area Power Administration issued a record of decision to grant Basin Electric Power Cooperative's request to interconnect the Antelope Valley Station to Neset Transmission Project to Western's Williston Substation and Williston to Charlie Creek transmission line. EIS-0478-ROD-2014.pdf (195.66 KB)

  6. EIS-0487: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0487: Record of Decision Freeport LNG Liquefaction Project, Brazoria County, Texas DOE Office of Fossil Energy issued a Record of Decision on granting Freeport LNG Expansion L.P., FLNG Liquefaction, LLC, FLNG Liquefaction 2, LLC, and FLNG Liquefaction 3, LLC (collectively, FLEX) final longterm multi-contract authority to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to nations with which the United States has not entered into a free trade agreement providing for

  7. EIS-0488: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0488: Record of Decision Cameron Liquefaction Project, Cameron Parish, Louisiana DOE issued a Record of Decision and Floodplain Statement of Findings for the Cameron liquefied natural gas export application to non-free trade agreement countries. EIS-0488-ROD-FRversion-2014.pdf (179.64 KB) More Documents & Publications CAMERON LNG, LLC - FE DKT. NO. 15-36-LNG (FTA) EA-2041: DOE Finding of No Significant Impact Cameron LNG LLC - 14-001-CIC

  8. EIS-0496: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0496: Record of Decision San Luis Transmission Project; Alameda, Merced, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties, California Western Area Power Administration (Western) issued a Record of Decision for the proposed San Luis Transmission Project, based on an Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report prepared by Western and the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority as joint federal and state lead agencies. Western decided to implement the preferred action:

  9. Summary of Decisions - December 22, 2014 - December 26, 2014 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 22, 2014 - December 26, 2014 Summary of Decisions - December 22, 2014 - December 26, 2014 December 26, 2014 - 1:32pm Addthis Personnel Security Decision (10 CFR Part 710) On December 23, 2014, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should be restored. A local security office suspended the individual's access authorization for falsification on a QNSP (Criterion F) and for financial irresponsibility (e.g.,

  10. Summary of Decisions - October 14, 2013 - October 18, 2013 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 4, 2013 - October 18, 2013 Summary of Decisions - October 14, 2013 - October 18, 2013 October 18, 2013 - 1:39pm Addthis Freedom of Information Act Appeal On October 15, 2013, OHA issued a decision denying an Appeal filed by Ferdinand Lohman of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) final determination issued by the Office of Legacy Management (OLM). Mr. Lohman's FOIA request sought all correspondence concerning his father's employment by a DOE subcontractor at the DOE Fernald Feed

  11. Past Issues | The Ames Laboratory

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Inquiry Magazine Past Issues To view past issues of Inquiry magazine, click on the links below. Inquiry 2015, Issue 2 Inquiry 2015, Issue 1 Inquiry 2014, Issue 2 Inquiry 2014, Issue 1 Image Inquiry 2013, Issue 2 Image Inquiry 2013, Issue 1 Image Inquiry 2012. Issue 2 Image Inquiry 2012, Issue 1 Image Inquiry 2011, Issue 2 Image Inquiry 2011, Issue 1 Image Inquiry 2010, Issue 2 Image Inquiry 2010, Issue 1 Inq10-1cover.jpg

  12. A Multiple Objective Decision Support Tool (MODS)

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

    2003-12-14

    The Multiple Objective Decision Support (MODS) tool is an automated tool used to assist decision makers and policy analysts with multiple-objective decision problems. The classes of problems that this decision support tool addresses have both multiple objectives and multiple stakeholders. Decision problems, which have multiple objectives that in general cannot be maximized simultaneously, and multiple stakeholders, who have different perspectives about the relative importance of the objectives, require analytic approaches and tools that can providemore » flexible support to decision makers. This tool provides capabilities for the management, analysis, and graphical display for these types of decision problems drawn from diverse problem domains. The MODS tool is a unique integration of analysis algorithms, an information database, and a graphical user interface. This collection of algorithms, the combination of an information database with the analysis into a single tool, and the graphical user interface provides a technically advanced tool to decision makers and policy analysts. There are two main issues when addressing problems of this type: what set of attributes should be used to characterize the tokens in the domain of interest, and how should the values of these attributes and their weights be determined and combined to provide a relative ordering to the tokens. This tool addresses both of these issues. This decision support tool provides a flexible way to derive and use a chosen set of attributes. For example, the tool could be used to first perform a paired comparison of a large set of attributes and from this evaluation select those attributes that have the highest weights. The flexibility of the tool allows experimentation with various attribute sets and this capability, along with domain expertise, addresses the first issue. To address the second issue, several algorithms have been implemented. For example, two algorithms that have been implemented are

  13. Decision Analysis for EGS

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Decision Analysis for EGS Herbert H. Einstein Massachusetts Institute of Technology April 22, 2013 This presentation does not contain any proprietary confidential, or otherwise ...

  14. Record of Decision Available

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    DOE has recently published its Record of Decision announcing and explaining DOE’s chosen project alternative and describing any commitments for mitigating potential environmental impacts. The NEPA...

  15. Welcome to this Issue

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Welcome National Security Science Latest Issue:April 2016 past issues All Issues » submit Welcome to this Issue Los Alamos National Laboratory has been at the forefront of high explosives research since the Manhattan Project, says Bob Webster, Principal Associate Director, Weapons Programs. March 22, 2016 Welcome to this Issue Bob Webster (Photo: Los Alamos) Contact Managing Editor Clay Dillingham Email Here's to another year of noteworthy accomplishments and continued excellence in 2016.

  16. EIS-0283-S2-Amended_IAD-2013.pdf

    Energy Savers

    -SA-02: Supplement Analysis EIS-0243-SA-02: Supplement Analysis Nevada Test Site and Off-Site Locations in the State of Nevada to Address the Increase in Activities Associated with the National Center for Combating Terrorism and Counterterrorism Training and Related Activities In response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, there has been an increased need for DOE and other government agencies to develop, test and evaluate combating terrorism technology, equipment and systems, and to

  17. EIS-0387: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0387: Record of Decision Y-12 National Security Complex The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is issuing this Record of Decision (ROD) for the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee based on information and analyses contained in the Final Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Y-12 National Security Complex, DOE/EIS-0387 (Y-12 Final SWEIS, Y-12 SWEIS or 2011 Y- 12 SWEIS) issued on March

  18. Summary of Decisions - January 19, 2015 - January 23, 2015 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 9, 2015 - January 23, 2015 Summary of Decisions - January 19, 2015 - January 23, 2015 January 23, 2015 - 9:17am Addthis Personnel Security Decision (10 CFR Part 710) On January 23, 2013, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's DOE access authorization should not be granted. A local security office (LSO) had alleged that the individual: (1) is currently in possession of an active passport issued by a foreign country, which may

  19. EIS-0309: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0309: Record of Decision The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), is issuing this Record of Decision on the operation of the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) in the State of Tennessee. (67 FR 11296) National Nuclear Security Administration; Record of Decision of the Final Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Oak Ridge Y-12 National Security Complex, EIS-0309 (March 2002) (62.08 KB) More Documents & Publications EA-0387: DOE Notice of Availability of the

  20. Front Burner- Issue 14

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    The Cybersecurity Front Burner Issue No. 14 highlights the 2013 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) Campaign and Phishing Scams.

  1. Front Burner- Issue 15

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Cybersecurity Front Burner Issue No. 15 addresses the DOE eSCRM Program and Secure Online Shopping.

  2. Air Sparging Decision Tool

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

    1996-06-10

    The Air Sparging Decision Tool is a computer decision aid to help environmental managers and field practitioners in evaluating the applicability of air sparging to a wide range of sites and for refining the operation of air sparging systems. The program provides tools for the practitioner to develop the conceptual design for an air sparging system suitable for the identified site. The Tool provides a model of the decision making process, not a detailed designmore » of air sparging systems. The Tool will quickly and cost effectively assist the practitioner in screening for applicability of the technology at a proposed site.« less

  3. Summary of Decisions - March 16, 2015 - March 20, 2015 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 16, 2015 - March 20, 2015 Summary of Decisions - March 16, 2015 - March 20, 2015 March 20, 2015 - 1:44pm Addthis No decisions were issued during this week. Addthis Related Articles Summary of Decisions - March 2, 2015 - March 6

  4. Summary of Decisions - March 2, 2015 - March 6, 2015 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 2, 2015 - March 6, 2015 Summary of Decisions - March 2, 2015 - March 6, 2015 March 6, 2015 - 1:53pm Addthis No decisions were issued during this week. Addthis Related Articles Summary of Decisions - March 16, 2015 - March 20

  5. Approval of the Critical Decision 4.

    Office of Legacy Management (LM)

    SUBJECT: ACTION: Approval of the Critical Decision 4 for the Closeout of the General Atomics (GA) Hot Cell Facility (HCF) Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) Project, Project Baseline Summary VL-GA-0012, and the Transfer for the GA Project Files to the Office of Legacy Management (LM) ISSUE: None BACKGROUND: Activities associated with the cleanup of the GA HCF and surrounding site were completed on September 28,2003. The GA site has been remediated to negotiated cleanup standards and

  6. Record of Decision: Savannah River Site Salt Processing Alternatives (10/17/2001)

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Environmental Impact Statement | Department of Energy Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued its Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing Program on May 6, 2014, announcing that it will continue managing the Uranium Leasing Program for another 10 years. Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing

  7. Plutonium-238 Transuranic Waste Decision Analysis

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Brown, Mike; Lechel, David J.; Leigh, C.D.

    1999-06-29

    Five transuranic (TRU) waste sites in the Department of Energy (DOE) complex, collectively, have more than 2,100 cubic meters of Plutonium-238 (Pu-238) TRU waste that exceed the wattage restrictions of the Transuranic Package Transporter-II (TRUPACT-11). The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) is being developed by the DOE as a repository for TRU waste. With the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) opening in 1999, these sites are faced with a need to develop waste management practices that will enable the transportation of Pu-238 TRU waste to WIPP for disposal. This paper describes a decision analysis that provided a logical framework for addressing the Pu-238 TRU waste issue. The insights that can be gained by performing a formalized decision analysis are multifold. First and foremost, the very process. of formulating a decision tree forces the decision maker into structured, logical thinking where alternatives can be evaluated one against the other using a uniform set of criteria. In the process of developing the decision tree for transportation of Pu-238 TRU waste, several alternatives were eliminated and the logical order for decision making was discovered. Moreover, the key areas of uncertainty for proposed alternatives were identified and quantified. The decision analysis showed that the DOE can employ a combination approach where they will (1) use headspace gas analyses to show that a fraction of the Pu-238 TRU waste drums are no longer generating hydrogen gas and can be shipped to WIPP ''as-is'', (2) use drums and bags with advanced filter systems to repackage Pu-238 TRU waste drums that are still generating hydrogen, and (3) add hydrogen getter materials to the inner containment vessel of the TRUPACT-11to relieve the build-up of hydrogen gas during transportation of the Pu-238 TRU waste drums.

  8. Front Burner- Issue 13

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Cybersecurity Front Burner Issue No. 13 contained a message from the Associate Chief Information Officer (ACIO) for Cybersecurity as well as a listing of recommended cybersecurity practices.

  9. Front Burner- Issue 18

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    The Cybersecurity Front Burner Issue No. 18 addresses keeping kids safe on the Internet, cyber crime, and DOE Cyber awareness and training initiatives.

  10. ISSUES MANAGEMENT PROGRAM MANUAL

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Gravois, Melanie

    2007-06-27

    The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Issues Management Program encompasses the continuous monitoring of work programs, performance and safety to promptly identify issues to determine their risk and significance, their causes, and to identify and effectively implement corrective actions to ensure successful resolution and prevent the same or similar problems from occurring. This document describes the LBNL Issues Management Program and prescribes the process for issues identification, tracking, resolution, closure, validation, and effectiveness of corrective actions. Issues that are governed by this program include program and performance deficiencies or nonconformances that may be identified through employee discovery, internal or external oversight assessment findings, suggested process improvements and associated actions that require formal corrective action. Issues may also be identified in and/or may result in Root Cause Analysis (RCA) reports, Price Anderson Amendment Act (PAAA) reports, Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS) reports, Accident Investigation reports, assessment reports, and External Oversight reports. The scope of these issues may include issues of both high and low significance as well as adverse conditions that meet the reporting requirements of the University of California (UC) Assurance Plan for LBNL or other reporting entities (e.g., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy). Issues that are found as a result of a walk-around or workspace inspection that can be immediately corrected or fixed are exempt from the requirements of this document.

  11. Front Burner- Issue 16

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Cybersecurity Front Burner Issue No. 16 addresses Malware, the Worst Passwords of 2013, and the Flat Stanley and Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign.

  12. Lazy decision trees

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Friedman, J.H.; Yun, Yeogirl; Kohavi, R.

    1996-12-31

    Lazy learning algorithms, exemplified by nearest-neighbor algorithms, do not induce a concise hypothesis from a given training set; the inductive process is delayed until a test instance is given. Algorithms for constructing decision trees, such as C4.5, ID3, and CART create a single {open_quotes}best{close_quotes} decision tree during the training phase, and this tree is then used to classify test instances. The tests at the nodes of the constructed tree are good on average, but there may be better tests for classifying a specific instance. We propose a lazy decision tree algorithm-LazyDT-that conceptually constructs the {open_quotes}best{close_quote} decision tree for each test instance. In practice, only a path needs to be constructed, and a caching scheme makes the algorithm fast. The algorithm is robust with respect to missing values without resorting to the complicated methods usually seen in induction of decision trees. Experiments on real and artificial problems are presented.

  13. Decision insight into stakeholder conflict for ERN.

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Siirola, John; Tidwell, Vincent Carroll; Benz, Zachary O.; Stansbury, Melanie; Richards, Elizabeth H.; Turnley, Jessica Glicken; Warrender, Christina E.; Morrow, James Dan

    2012-02-01

    . Stakeholder interaction with the model and associated data capture was facilitated through two very different modes of engagement, one a standard interface involving radio buttons, slider bars, graphs and plots, while the other utilized an immersive serious gaming interface. The decision support architecture developed through this project was piloted in the Middle Rio Grande Basin to examine how these tools might be utilized to promote enhanced understanding and decision-making in the context of complex water resource management issues. Potential applications of this architecture and its capacity to lead to enhanced understanding and decision-making was assessed through qualitative interviews with study participants who represented key stakeholders in the basin.

  14. Decision Impact Assessment Model

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

    1991-08-01

    DIAMOND represents the decision-making environment that utility planners and executives face. Users interact with the model after every year or two of simulation, which provides an opportunity to modify past decisions as well as to make new decisions. For example, construction of a power plant can be started one year, and if circumstances change, the plant can be accelerated, mothballed, cancelled, or continued as originally planned. Similarly, the marketing and financial incentives for demand-side managementmore » programs can be changed from year to year. This frequent user interaction with the model, an operational game, should build greater understanding and insights among utility planners about the risks associated with different types of resources.« less

  15. Robust Decision Making

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Christopher A. Dieckmann, PE, CSEP-Acq

    2010-07-01

    The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is funded through the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy and other customers who have direct contracts with the Laboratory. The people, equipment, facilities and other infrastructure at the laboratory require continual investment to maintain and improve the laboratory’s capabilities. With ever tightening federal and customer budgets, the ability to direct investments into the people, equipment, facilities and other infrastructure which are most closely aligned with the laboratory’s mission and customers’ goals grows increasingly more important. The ability to justify those investment decisions based on objective criteria that can withstand political, managerial and technical criticism also becomes increasingly more important. The Systems Engineering tools of decision analysis, risk management and roadmapping, when properly applied to such problems, can provide defensible decisions.

  16. EIS-0236: Record of Decision

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Record of Decision Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Stockpile Stewardship and Management

  17. Summary of Decisions - October 24, 2016 - October 28, 2016 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 24, 2016 - October 28, 2016 Summary of Decisions - October 24, 2016 - October 28, 2016 October 28, 2016 - 9:54am Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On October 24, 2016, an Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he found that an individual's access authorization should not be restored. In reaching this determination, the Administrative Judge found that the individual had not resolved security concerns under Criterion L regarding his failure to destroy

  18. Summary of Decisions - October 31, 2016 - November 4, 2016 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 31, 2016 - November 4, 2016 Summary of Decisions - October 31, 2016 - November 4, 2016 November 4, 2016 - 3:08pm Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On October 31, 2016, an Administrative Judge (AJ) issued a decision in which she determined that an individual's access authorization should be restored. In February 2016, as part of a background investigation, the Local Security Office conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address

  19. Summary of Decisions - August 29, 2016 - September 2, 2016 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 9, 2016 - September 2, 2016 Summary of Decisions - August 29, 2016 - September 2, 2016 September 2, 2016 - 2:36pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On August 31, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual should not be granted access authorization. The LSO alleged security concerns arising under Criterion L based upon the individual's purported financial irresponsibility and non-compliance with tax laws. Although the

  20. Summary of Decisions - September 12, 2016 - September 16, 2016 |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Department of Energy 2, 2016 - September 16, 2016 Summary of Decisions - September 12, 2016 - September 16, 2016 September 16, 2016 - 1:48pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On September 14, 2016, an Administrative Judge issued a decision restoring an individual's access authorization. In reaching this determination, the Administrative Judge found that the individual had resolved security concerns under Criterion J regarding his alcohol use. After an evaluation, a DOE

  1. Summary of Decisions - September 26, 2016 - September 30, 2016 |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Department of Energy 26, 2016 - September 30, 2016 Summary of Decisions - September 26, 2016 - September 30, 2016 September 30, 2016 - 2:24pm Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On September 29, 2016, an Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he found that an individual's access authorization should be restored. In reaching this determination, the Administrative Judge found that the individual had resolved security concerns under Criteria K and L regarding his use

  2. Summary of Decisions - December 7, 2015 - December 11, 2015 | Department

    Energy Savers

    Energy 24, 2015 - August 28, 2015 Summary of Decisions - August 24, 2015 - August 28, 2015 August 28, 2015 - 2:03pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On August 27 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's request for a security clearance should not be granted. A Local Security Office conducted a Personnel Security Interview of the individual to address concerns about his alcohol-related incidents, alcohol use and

  3. Summary of Decisions - February 1, 2016 - February 5, 2016 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy , 2016 - February 5, 2016 Summary of Decisions - February 1, 2016 - February 5, 2016 February 5, 2016 - 2:29pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On February 3, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's DOE access authorization should not be restored. A DOE psychiatrist diagnosed the individual as alcohol dependent, after his employer found that he had tested positive for alcohol at his workplace. The DOE psychiatrist

  4. Summary of Decisions - February 15, 2016 - February 19, 2016 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 5, 2016 - February 19, 2016 Summary of Decisions - February 15, 2016 - February 19, 2016 February 19, 2016 - 2:16pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On February 17, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's request for DOE access authorization should not be granted. A local security office (LSO) found that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had filed tax liens against the individual in 2010 and 2013, totaling

  5. Summary of Decisions - February 22, 2016 - February 26, 2016 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 22, 2016 - February 26, 2016 Summary of Decisions - February 22, 2016 - February 26, 2016 February 26, 2016 - 2:40pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On February 22, 2016, an Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's access authorization should be restored. According to the Notification Letter, the individual had failed to file federal income tax returns for the years 2012 through 2014. The individual explained that his Certified

  6. Summary of Decisions - January 11, 2016 - January 15, 2016 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 1, 2016 - January 15, 2016 Summary of Decisions - January 11, 2016 - January 15, 2016 January 15, 2016 - 3:43pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On January 15, 2015, an Administrative Judge issued a decision in which she determined that an individual's access authorization should not be restored. During a personnel security interview in April 2014 and a credit report review, the Local Security Office (LSO) learned that the individual had a number of delinquent debts,

  7. Summary of Decisions - January 27, 2014 - January 31, 2014 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 7, 2014 - January 31, 2014 Summary of Decisions - January 27, 2014 - January 31, 2014 January 31, 2014 - 10:19am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On January 31, 2014, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. A Local Security Office began an investigation of an individual's eligibility for access authorization after the individual failed a field sobriety test (BAC of .10 to .11)

  8. Summary of Decisions - October 12, 2015 - October 16, 2015 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 2, 2015 - October 16, 2015 Summary of Decisions - October 12, 2015 - October 16, 2015 October 16, 2015 - 9:11am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On October 15, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's request for a security clearance should be granted. During the investigation of the individual's eligibility for access authorization, the local security office (LSO) received police reports which indicated: (1) the

  9. Summary of Decisions - October 26, 2015 - October 30, 2015 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 26, 2015 - October 30, 2015 Summary of Decisions - October 26, 2015 - October 30, 2015 October 30, 2015 - 9:54am Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On October 27, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. The individual was arrested for driving while intoxicated after she had combined alcohol consumption with prescription medication (including two muscle relaxers). A

  10. Summary of Decisions - September 23, 2013 - September 27, 2013 |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Department of Energy 3, 2013 - September 27, 2013 Summary of Decisions - September 23, 2013 - September 27, 2013 September 27, 2013 - 1:41pm Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On September 27, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he concluded the DOE should not restore an individual's access authorization. A Local Security Office (LSO) cited concerns raised by the individual's use of alcohol habitually to excess and a diagnosis by a DOE consultant

  11. Summary of Decisions - September 28, 2015 - October 2, 2015 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 8, 2015 - October 2, 2015 Summary of Decisions - September 28, 2015 - October 2, 2015 October 2, 2015 - 2:17pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On September 29, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's request for a DOE access authorization should be granted. The local security office had alleged that the individual's marriage to an undocumented immigrant for a non-sensitive nation constituted criminal activity and

  12. Peircean Decision Aid

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

    2008-08-14

    The Peircean decision aid (PDA) is a decision support architecture and embedded functionality that supports a decision maker in very complex environments dealing with massive amounts of disparate data, information and knowledge. The solution generated is a hybrid system solution employing a number of technologies that are based on Peircean reasoning, modal logic, and formal concept analysis. The system convolves data/information with knowledge to create a virtual belief state that is passed to a decisionmore » maker for consideration. The system can capture categorized knowledge or it can inductively learn or acquire new knowledge from suites of observations. Captured knowledge is used to abductively generate hypotheses that are potential explanations to observations or collected data. The zero order modal logic architecture is designed to augment knowledge update and belief revision and can be extended to include disjunctive screening of collected data. While intended to be a library for integration into a decision support architecture it possesses a basic stand-alone GUI for use as an analysis support tool.« less

  13. EIS-0426: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    6: Record of Decision EIS-0426: Record of Decision DOE/NNSA is issuing this Record of Decision (ROD) for the continued management, operation, and activities of the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and Off-Site Locations in the State of Nevada pursuant to the Final Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Continued Operation of the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada National Security Site and Off-Site Locations in the State of Nevada, DOE/EIS-0426

  14. Issue framework for potential 100-N advice (lead Issue Manager: Engstrom

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Issue framework for potential 100-N advice (lead Issue Manager: Engstrom) Background information The 100-N area is the last of the 100 Area, River Corridor, RI/FS and Proposed Plans for submittal. The 100-N area consists of two Decision Units, NR-1, which is the source unit, and NR-2, the groundwater unit. There are 234 facilities, of which 76% have been demolished, and there are 175 waste sites and four RCRA TSD sites. Of these waste sites, 18 have been cleaned up and 78 have been scheduled for

  15. Tribal Utility Policy Issues

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Utility Policy Issues New Mexico July 27, 2015 Margaret Schaff Kanim Associates, LLC (An ... Tribal water will be placed in a spotlight and could be subject to policy directions. ...

  16. DOE Issues Noncompliance Notices

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Enforcement issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Haier America Trading, L.L.C., regarding Haier compact chest freezer model number HNCM070,...

  17. DOE Issues Noncompliance Notices

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Enforcement issued Notices of Noncompliance Determinations to Midea America Corporation and Felix Storch, Inc. for a compact freezer that, as determined by...

  18. Biofuels Issues and Trends

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

    Biofuels Issues and Trends October 2012 Independent Statistics & Analysis www.eia.gov U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Biofuels Issues and Trends i This report was prepared by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the statistical and analytical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy. By law, EIA's data, analyses, and forecasts are independent of approval by any other officer or employee of the United States Government.

  19. EIS-0435: Record of Decision

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Record of Decision for the Modification of the Groton Generation Station Interconnection Agreement, Brown County, South Dakota (December 2011)

  20. Decision Science | Argonne National Laboratory

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Decision Science Argonne's decision science programs enhance and strengthen emergency preparedness of government, industry, and the public at large by continuing to develop and apply the critical decision support methods. Decision support tools help our nation plan our response to potential catastrophes. As a leading developer of these software, hardware, and assessment tools, Argonne is strengthening the emergency preparedness of government, industry, and the public at large. Our scientists

  1. Application Process Issues

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Apply » Application Process Issues Application Process Issues Having problems using our application tools? Read information and tips to assist you. Contact applyhelp@lanl.gov (505) 665-4444, opt. 1 Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm Email or password I forgot my account password, how can I get it reset? Email applyhelp@lanl.gov to get a password reset. Be sure to include the email address you are using and your name. Where is my email validation code? Your email validation code is located in the

  2. Property:NEPA Decision | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    Decision Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA Decision Property Type Page Description Files documenting decisions on NEPA Docs This is a property of type Page. Pages...

  3. JPRS report proliferation issues

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1991-11-18

    This report contains foreign media information on issues related to worldwide proliferation and transfer activities in nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, including delivery systems and the transfer of weapons relevant technologies. The following locations are included: (1) China; (2) Indonesia; (3) Bulgaria; (4) Brazil, Cuba; (5) Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Pakistan; (6) Soviet Union; and (7) France, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Norway.

  4. Environmental Compliance Issue Coordination

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

    1993-01-07

    To establish the Department of Energy (DOE) requirements for coordination of significant environmental compliance issues to ensure timely development and consistent application of Departmental environmental policy and guidance. Cancels DOE O 5400.2. Para. 5a(2) and 5a(7) canceled by DOE O 231.1.

  5. Site mitigation issues along the Alameda Corridor

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Ripaldi, C.P.

    1996-12-31

    The Alameda Corridor is a consolidated railroad link between the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the regional and national rail systems linking the nation. A joint Environmental Impacts Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) was prepared for the project. The Final EIS was issued in February 1996, and a record of decision was issued in May, 1996. Various Phase 1 and Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessments have provided extensive historical documentation of environmental contamination in the vicinity of the Alameda Corridor Transportation Project. A Site Mitigation Master Plan provides guidance and direction for the clean-up activities. Samples will be analyzed for metals, PCB`s TRPH, BTEX, and VOCs.

  6. VWA-0012- Deputy Secretary Decision- In the Matter of Ronny J. Escamilla

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    United States Department of Energy Ronny J. Escamilla v. Systems Engineering & Management Associates, Inc.; Case No. VWA-0012 Final Decision and Order Issued by the Deputy Secretary of Energy...

  7. Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued its Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing Program on May 6, 2014, announcing that it will continue managing the Uranium Leasing Program for another 10 years.

  8. VWA-0018- Deputy Secretary Decision- In the Matter of Thomas T. Tiller

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This is a request for review by complainant Thomas T. Tiller of an Initial Agency Decision, issued by the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA), denying the two reprisal complaints that he filed...

  9. Summary of Decisions - April 8, 2013 - April 12, 2013 | Department of

    Energy Savers

    Energy 2, 2013 - April 26, 2013 Summary of Decisions - April 22, 2013 - April 26, 2013 April 26, 2013 - 9:25am Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On April 23, 2013, a Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's access authorization should not be restored. In reaching this decision, the Hearing Officer found that the individual had not resolved security concerns associated with a Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) diagnosis by a DOE

  10. Summary of Decisions - April 22, 2013 - April 26, 2013 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 2, 2013 - April 26, 2013 Summary of Decisions - April 22, 2013 - April 26, 2013 April 26, 2013 - 9:25am Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On April 23, 2013, a Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's access authorization should not be restored. In reaching this decision, the Hearing Officer found that the individual had not resolved security concerns associated with a Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) diagnosis by a DOE

  11. Summary of Decisions - July 4, 2016 - July 8, 2016 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    July 4, 2016 - July 8, 2016 Summary of Decisions - July 4, 2016 - July 8, 2016 July 8, 2016 - 3:24pm Addthis Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeal On July 7, 2016, OHA issued a decision denying an Appeal from a FOIA determination issued by the Richland Operations Office (ROO). In its determination, the ROO released one document, a spreadsheet containing badge information for employees of a subcontractor at the Hanford Site. However, the ROO also redacted the names and badge identification

  12. Summary of Decisions - June 6, 2016 - June 10, 2016 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 6, 2016 - June 10, 2016 Summary of Decisions - June 6, 2016 - June 10, 2016 June 10, 2016 - 3:23pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On June 7, 2016, an Administrative Judge issued a decision restoring an individual's access authorization. In reaching this determination, the Administrative Judge found that the individual had resolved security concerns under Criteria H, and J regarding an evaluative report issued by a DOE psychologist indicating that the individual suffered

  13. Summary of Decisions - August 11, 2014 - August 15, 2014 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 11, 2014 - August 15, 2014 Summary of Decisions - August 11, 2014 - August 15, 2014 August 15, 2014 - 9:50am Addthis Freedom of Information Act Appeal On August 10, 2014, the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) issued a Decision and Order concerning a Freedom of Information Act Appeal (FOIA) filed by Tim Hadley (Appellant) of a determination issued by the DOE Office of Information Resources (OIR). In his Appeal, the Appellant challenged OIR's withholdings

  14. Summary of Decisions - March 11, 2013 - March 15, 2013 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 1, 2013 - March 15, 2013 Summary of Decisions - March 11, 2013 - March 15, 2013 March 15, 2013 - 10:13am Addthis Freedom of Information Act Appeal On March 13, 2013, OHA issued a decision denying a FOIA Appeal filed by Michael J. Kelly (Appellant) of a determination issued by the DOE Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC). The Appellant challenged the adequacy of EMCBC's search for responsive documents. OHA found that the requested documents were employment

  15. Environmental laws regulating chemicals: Uses of information in decision making under environmental statutes

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Gaba, J.M.

    1990-12-31

    Three areas are addressed in this paper: generic issues that arise simply in the process of decision-making under environmental statutes; different decision-making standards under various environmental statutes; and efforts to legislate a {open_quotes}safe{close_quotes} or {open_quotes}acceptable{close_quotes} risk from exposure to carcinogenic chemicals.

  16. JPRS report proliferation issues

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1991-12-02

    This report contains foreign media information on issues related to worldwide proliferation and transfer activities in nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, including delivery systems and the transfer of weapons relevant technologies. The following locations are included: (1) South Africa; (2) China; (3) North and South Korea, Taiwan; (4) Hungary, Yugoslavia; (5) Brazil, Argentina; (6) Afghanistan, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Pakistan; (7) Soviet Union; and (8) France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland.

  17. JPRS report proliferation issues

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1991-12-13

    This report contains foreign media information on issues related to worldwide proliferation and transfer activities in nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, including delivery systems and the transfer of weapons relevant technologies. The following locations are included: (1) South Africa; (2) China; (3) North and South Korea, Taiwan; (4) Hungary; (5) Brazil; (6) India, Iran, Israel, Pakistan; (7) Soviet Union; and (8) Austria, Germany, United Kingdom.

  18. Issue Development sheet Blank

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    ISSUE DEVELOPMENT SHEET INFORMATION ONLY The information provided below indicates that a potential concern for finding has been identified. Please provide any objective evidence you may have that could either alleviate the concern or eliminate the finding. If no objective evidence is available/can be provided by the end of this audit (at the scheduled end of field work), this information will be included in the audit report and reported as a concern or an audit finding as appropriate.

  19. Issue Development sheet Example

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    ISSUE DEVELOPMENT SHEET INFORMATION ONLY The information provided below indicates that a potential concern for finding has been identified. Please provide any objective evidence you may have that could either alleviate the concern or eliminate the finding. If no objective evidence is available/can be provided by the end of this audit (at the scheduled end of field work), this information will be included in the audit report and reported as a concern or an audit finding as appropriate.

  20. Issues Management Tool

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

    2010-12-31

    IMTool performs the following: • The IMTool can manage issues, actions, and activities from one screen. • Provides enhanced and intuitive searching, sorting, and filtering capabilities. Grids allow for filtering any column instantly by any data heading. • IMTool uses drop-down menus to ensure date is entered accurately with consistency. • User-friendly system – highly utilized commitment tracking screen functions. Information is viewed on the left side of the screen and managed on the right.

  1. Requirements to coordinate agreements, milestones and decision...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Requirements to coordinate agreements, milestones and decision documents (AMDD) Requirements to coordinate agreements, milestones and decision documents (AMDD) Environmental ...

  2. Latent effects decision analysis

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Cooper, J. Arlin; Werner, Paul W.

    2004-08-24

    Latent effects on a system are broken down into components ranging from those far removed in time from the system under study (latent) to those which closely effect changes in the system. Each component is provided with weighted inputs either by a user or from outputs of other components. A non-linear mathematical process known as `soft aggregation` is performed on the inputs to each component to provide information relating to the component. This information is combined in decreasing order of latency to the system to provide a quantifiable measure of an attribute of a system (e.g., safety) or to test hypotheses (e.g., for forensic deduction or decisions about various system design options).

  3. Guidelines for nuclear-power-plant safety-issue-prioritization information development

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Andrews, W.B.; Gallucci, R.H.V.; Heaberlin, S.W.; Bickford, W.E.; Konzek, G.J.; Strenge, D.L.; Smith, R.I.; Weakley, S.A.

    1983-02-01

    Pacific Northwest Laboratory has developed a methodology, with examples, to calculate - to an approximation serviceable for prioritization purposes - the risk, dose and cost impacts of implementing resolutions to reactor safety issues. This report is an applications guide to issue-specific calculations. A description of the approach, mathematical models, worksheets and step-by-step examples are provided. Analysis using this method is intended to provide comparable results for many issues at a cost of two staff-weeks per issue. Results will be used by the NRC to support decisions related to issue priorities in allocation of resources to complete safety issue resolutions.

  4. Administrator's Final Record of Decision

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    with my recent decision during the Integrated Program Review to convert funding for BPA's Energy Efficiency program from capital to expense, eliminating the growth of long-term...

  5. Tribal Utility Policy Issues

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Utility Policy Issues New Mexico July 27, 2015 Margaret Schaff Kanim Associates, LLC (An Indian Owned Consulting Firm) 303-443-0182 mschaff@att.net *US Energy Information Administration New Mexico Energy Stats  Sixth in crude oil production in the nation in 2013.  5% of U.S. marketed natural gas production in 2012  Largest coal-fired electric power plants in NM both on Navajo Nation  2,100-megawatt Four Corners (Navajo Mine) (APS)  1,643-megawatt San Juan (San Juan Mines) (Public

  6. Waste-to-energy: Decision making and the decisions made

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Schexnayder, S.M. ); Wolfe, A.K. )

    1993-01-01

    During the early 1980s, it was projected that waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities would manage as much as half of all municipal solid waste by the turn of the century. However, during the latter part of the 1980s, the cancellation rate for WTE facilities grew to the point that the portion of the waste stream WTE will handle in the long-term future is less certain. This study, conducted as part of a larger study, identifies factors that influence municipalities, decisions regarding WTE. This study takes a broad perspective about decision-making within communities, emphasizing the context within which decisions were made and the decision-making process. It does not seek to judge the correctness of the decisions.

  7. Waste-to-energy: Decision making and the decisions made

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Schexnayder, S.M.; Wolfe, A.K.

    1993-05-01

    During the early 1980s, it was projected that waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities would manage as much as half of all municipal solid waste by the turn of the century. However, during the latter part of the 1980s, the cancellation rate for WTE facilities grew to the point that the portion of the waste stream WTE will handle in the long-term future is less certain. This study, conducted as part of a larger study, identifies factors that influence municipalities, decisions regarding WTE. This study takes a broad perspective about decision-making within communities, emphasizing the context within which decisions were made and the decision-making process. It does not seek to judge the correctness of the decisions.

  8. Environmental issues in China

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Travis, P.S.

    1991-10-01

    Global concern about the environment is increasing, and the People's Republic of China (PRC) is not immune from such concerns. The Chinese face issues similar to those of many other developing nations. The US Department of Energy is particularly interested in national and world pollution issues, especially those that may infringe on other countries' economic growth and development. The DOE is also interested in any opportunities that might exist for US technical assistance and equipment in combating environmental problems. Our studies of articles in the China Daily, and English-language daily newspaper published by the Chinese government, show that population, pollution, and energy are major concerns of the Chinese Communist Party. Thus this report emphasizes the official Chinese government view. Supporting data were also obtained from other sources. Regardless of the severity of their various environmental problems, the Chinese will only try to remedy those problems with the greatest negative effects on its developing economy. They will be looking for foreign assistance, financial and informational, to help implement solutions. With the Chinese government seeking assistance, the United States has an opportunity to export basic technical information, especially in the areas of pollution control and monitoring, oil exploration methods, oil drilling technology, water and sewage treatment procedures, hazardous waste and nuclear waste handling techniques, and nuclear power plant safety procedures. In those areas the US has expertise and extensive technical experience, and by exporting the technologies the US would benefit both economically and politically. 59 refs., 3 figs.

  9. Reformulated gasoline quality issues

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Gonzalez, R.G.; Felch, D.E.; Edgar, M.D.

    1995-11-01

    One year ago, a panel of industry experts were interviewed in the November/December 1994 issue of Fuel Reformulation (Vol. 4, No. 6). With the focus then and now on refinery investments, the panelists were asked to forecast which refining processes would grow in importance. It is apparent from their response, and from other articles and discussions throughout the year, that hydroprocessing and catalytic conversion processes are synergistic in the overall refinery design, with flexibility and process objectives varying on a unit-by-unit case. To an extent, future refinery investments in downstream petrochemicals, such as for paraxylene production, are based on available catalytic reforming feedstock. Just a importantly, hydroprocessing units (hydrotreating, hydrocracking) needed for clean fuel production (gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel), are heavily dependent on hydrogen production from the catalytic reformer. Catalytic reforming`s significant influence in the refinery hydrogen balance, as well as its status as a significant naphtha conversion route to higher-quality fuels, make this unit a high-priority issue for engineers and planners striving for flexibility.

  10. Capacity planning in a transitional economy: What issues? Which models?

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Mubayi, V.; Leigh, R.W.; Bright, R.N.

    1996-03-01

    This paper is devoted to an exploration of the important issues facing the Russian power generation system and its evolution in the foreseeable future and the kinds of modeling approaches that capture those issues. These issues include, for example, (1) trade-offs between investments in upgrading and refurbishment of existing thermal (fossil-fired) capacity and safety enhancements in existing nuclear capacity versus investment in new capacity, (2) trade-offs between investment in completing unfinished (under construction) projects based on their original design versus investment in new capacity with improved design, (3) incorporation of demand-side management options (investments in enhancing end-use efficiency, for example) within the planning framework, (4) consideration of the spatial dimensions of system planning including investments in upgrading electric transmission networks or fuel shipment networks and incorporating hydroelectric generation, (5) incorporation of environmental constraints and (6) assessment of uncertainty and evaluation of downside risk. Models for exploring these issues include low power shutdown (LPS) which are computationally very efficient, though approximate, and can be used to perform extensive sensitivity analyses to more complex models which can provide more detailed answers but are computationally cumbersome and can only deal with limited issues. The paper discusses which models can usefully treat a wide range of issues within the priorities facing decision makers in the Russian power sector and integrate the results with investment decisions in the wider economy.

  11. Summary of Decisions - November 12, 2012 - November 16, 2012 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy November 12, 2012 - November 16, 2012 Summary of Decisions - November 12, 2012 - November 16, 2012 November 16, 2012 - 2:26pm Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On November 15, 2012, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual should be granted authorization access. A Local Security Office denied the individual a security clearance because (1) during the five-year period that the individual attended a university his use of

  12. Summary of Decisions - October 10, 2016 - October 14, 2016 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 10, 2016 - October 14, 2016 Summary of Decisions - October 10, 2016 - October 14, 2016 October 14, 2016 - 8:05am Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On October 13, 2013, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's DOE access authorization should be restored. The local security office found that the individual had three unpaid charge-off accounts totaling $10,358; 13 unresolved collection accounts totaling $11,519; and

  13. Summary of Decisions - August 31, 2015 - September 4, 2015 | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy 31, 2015 - September 4, 2015 Summary of Decisions - August 31, 2015 - September 4, 2015 September 4, 2015 - 8:05am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On September 2, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's DOE access authorization should be restored. A local security office had alleged that individual's history of an alcohol-related arrest and excessive alcohol consumption, as well as an opinion by a DOE psychologist

  14. Small Business Issues for Environmental Restoration Acquisitions...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Issues for Environmental Restoration Acquisitions Small Business Issues for Environmental Restoration Acquisitions Small Business Issues for Environmental Restoration Acquisitions ...

  15. TBA-0088 - In the Matter of Arun K. Dutta | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    88 - In the Matter of Arun K. Dutta TBA-0088 - In the Matter of Arun K. Dutta This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on August 25, 2010, involving a Complaint of Retaliation filed by Arun K. Dutta (Mr. Dutta or the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his Complaint, Mr. Dutta alleged that his former employer, Parsons Infrastructure and Technology Group, Inc. (Parsons or the

  16. VBA-0062 - In the Matter of Susan Rice Gossett | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    62 - In the Matter of Susan Rice Gossett VBA-0062 - In the Matter of Susan Rice Gossett This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on May 8, 2002, involving a Complaint filed by Susan Rice Gossett (Gossett or the Complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In her Complaint, Gossett claims that her former employer, the Safety and Ecology Company (SEC) terminated her as a retaliation for making

  17. VBA-0082 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    82 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson VBA-0082 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on May 22, 2002, involving a Complaint filed by Janet K. Benson (Benson or the Complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In her Complaint, Benson claims that her former employer, Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL or the Laboratory), retaliated against her for engaging in

  18. Advocate- Issue 47- July 2012

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some of the topics from this issue: Wild West Tour, EM SSAB Chairs’ Meeting, and Reservation Updates.

  19. Radioactive waste storage issues

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Kunz, D.E.

    1994-08-15

    In the United States we generate greater than 500 million tons of toxic waste per year which pose a threat to human health and the environment. Some of the most toxic of these wastes are those that are radioactively contaminated. This thesis explores the need for permanent disposal facilities to isolate radioactive waste materials that are being stored temporarily, and therefore potentially unsafely, at generating facilities. Because of current controversies involving the interstate transfer of toxic waste, more states are restricting the flow of wastes into - their borders with the resultant outcome of requiring the management (storage and disposal) of wastes generated solely within a state`s boundary to remain there. The purpose of this project is to study nuclear waste storage issues and public perceptions of this important matter. Temporary storage at generating facilities is a cause for safety concerns and underscores, the need for the opening of permanent disposal sites. Political controversies and public concern are forcing states to look within their own borders to find solutions to this difficult problem. Permanent disposal or retrievable storage for radioactive waste may become a necessity in the near future in Colorado. Suitable areas that could support - a nuclear storage/disposal site need to be explored to make certain the health, safety and environment of our citizens now, and that of future generations, will be protected.

  20. Developing shape analysis tools to assist complex spatial decision making

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Mackey, H.E.; Ehler, G.B.; Cowen, D.

    1996-05-31

    The objective of this research was to develop and implement a shape identification measure within a geographic information system, specifically one that incorporates analytical modeling for site location planning. The application that was developed incorporated a location model within a raster-based GIS, which helped address critical performance issues for the decision support system. Binary matrices, which approximate the object`s geometrical form, are passed over the grided data structure and allow identification of irregular and regularly shaped objects. Lastly, the issue of shape rotation is addressed and is resolved by constructing unique matrices corresponding to the object`s orientation

  1. Memorandum of Decision: Withdrawal of LED Traffic Light Nonavailability Waiver

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF ENERGY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY MEMORANDUM OF DECISION SUBJECT: Amended waiver of section 1605 of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 (Recovery Act Buy American provisions) in EERE-funded projects for (1) LED traffic lights, arrows and crosswalk signals, as well as the adjacent wires and electronic parts necessary for the functionality of the lights themselves. This amendment withdraws the nonavailability waiver issued on February 11, 2010

  2. EIS-0407: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Issuance of a Loan Guarantee to Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas, LLC for the Abengoa Biorefinery Project Near Hugoton, Stevens County, Kansas (October 2011) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces its decision to issue a $134 million loan guarantee under Title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005) to Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas, LLC (Abengoa) for construction and start-up of a cellulosic ethanol plant near Hugoton, Kansas (Project). The integrated biorefinery will

  3. Summary of Decisions - September 19, 2016 - September 23, 2016 |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Department of Energy 9, 2016 - September 23, 2016 Summary of Decisions - September 19, 2016 - September 23, 2016 September 23, 2016 - 10:46am Addthis Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeal On September 20, 2016, OHA denied a Freedom of Information Act Appeal filed by Phillip Isaacs from a determination issued by the DOE Richland Operations Office (DOE-RL). In the Appeal, the Appellant challenged DOE-RL's finding that the requested documents were not agency records. After determining that

  4. Record of Decision (ROD) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy Projects October 25, 2005 EIS-0374: Record of Decision Klondike III Biglow Canyon Wind Integration Project September 21, 2005 EIS-0355: Record of Decision Remediation...

  5. RETScreen International Clean Energy Decision Support Centre...

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    decision-making tools (i.e. RETScreen Software) that reduce the cost of pre-feasibility studies; disseminating knowledge to help people make better decisions; and by...

  6. Decision Support Tool: Integrated REDD+ accounting frameworks...

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    Decision Support Tool: Integrated REDD+ accounting frameworks: Nested national approaches Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Decision Support Tool:...

  7. Record of Decision (ROD) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    0, 2003 EIS-0349: Record of Decision Electrical Interconnection of the BP Cherry Point Cogeneration Project October 31, 2003 EIS-0312: Record of Decision Fish and Wildlife...

  8. Record of Decision (ROD) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    19, 2012 EIS-0425: Record of Decision and Mitigation Action Plan Bonneville Power Administration Record of Decision and Mitigation Action Plan for the Mid-Columbia Restoration...

  9. Record of Decision (ROD) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    December 15, 1999 EIS-0281: Record of Decision Sandia National LaboratoriesNew Mexico Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement November 12, 1999 EIS-0222: Record of Decision...

  10. Portsmouth Waste Disposition Record of Decision | Department...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Waste Disposition Record of Decision Portsmouth Waste Disposition Record of Decision The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ...

  11. Government Performance Result Act (GPRA) / Portfolio Decision...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Government Performance Result Act (GPRA) Portfolio Decision Support (PDS) Government Performance Result Act (GPRA) Portfolio Decision Support (PDS) 2009 DOE Hydrogen Program...

  12. Application for Presidential Permit OE Docket No. PP-334 Energia Juarez U.S. Transmission, LLC,: Record of Decision

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    DOE announces its decision to issue a Presidential Permit to Energia Sierra Juarez U.S, Transmission, LLC (ESJ) to construct, operate and maintain electric transmission facilities at the U.S. -...

  13. Tank Waste Remediation System decisions and risk assessment

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Johnson, M.E.

    1994-09-01

    The Tank Waste Remediation System (TWRS) mission is to store, treat, and immobilize the highly radioactive Hanford Site tank wastes and encapsulated cesium and strontium materials in an environmentally sound, safe, and cost effective manner. Additionally, the TWRS conducts, as part of this mission, resolution of safety issues associated with the wastes within the 177 underground radioactive waste tanks. Systems engineering principles are being applied to determine the functions and establish requirements necessary for accomplishing the TWRS mission (DOE 1994 draft). This systematic evaluation of the TWRS program has identified key decisions that must be executed to establish mission scope, determine requirements, or select a technical solution for accomplishing identified functions and requirements. Key decisions identified through the systematic evaluation of the TWRS mission are presented in this document. Potential alternative solutions to each decision are discussed. After-discussion and evaluation of each decision with effected stakeholder groups, the US Department of Energy (DOE) will select a solution from the identified alternatives for implementation. In order to proceed with the development and execution of the tank waste remediation program, the DOE has adopted a planning basis for several of these decisions, until a formal basis is established. The planning bases adopted by the DOE is continuing to be discussed with stakeholder groups to establish consensus for proceeding with proposed actions. Technical and programmatic risks associated with the planning basis adopted by the DOE are discussed.

  14. FTCP Issue Paper Supplemental Competencies

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    FTCP Issue Paper Supplemental Competencies DOCUMENT NUMBER FTCP-12- 003 PROBLEM: There is no approved process for issuing supplemental competencies. BACKGROUND: Supplemental competencies cover important skills and abilities that are less than an entire function or position, and for which an entire Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS) is not appropriate. The Human Factors Engineering (HFE) competencies issued by the FTCP in March 2012 are an example. The FTCP established a working group

  15. Advocate- Issue 44- October 2011

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some of the topics in this issue: UCOR Starts on K-25, Annual Planning Meeting, Recovery Act Update, and Results of the PublicvEnvironmental Survey.

  16. Advocate- Issue 41- January 2011

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some of the topics in this issue: Long-term Stewardship Still an Open Question, Committee Studies Bear Creek Burial Grounds, and Member Profile: Kevin Westervelt.

  17. Advocate- Issue 51- July 2013

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Here are the stories in this issue: EM SSAB Chairs’ Webinar, Tru Waste Processing Center tour, and a member profile on Fay Martin.

  18. Advocate- Issue 52- October 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are just some of the stories featured in this issue: Agency Suggestions for FY 2014, Historic Preservation of K-25, and Member Profile - Jimmy Bell

  19. Advocate- Issue 42- April 2011

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some of the topics in this issue: Membership Drive, Member Profile: Betty Jones, Chuck Jenkins Recognized, DOE Rethinks U-233 Project, and Membership Changes.

  20. Advocate- Issue 45- January 2012

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some of the topics in this issue: Member Profile: Chuck Jensen, Chairs Videoconference, DOE/NNSA Appeal Y-12 Pollutant Discharge Permit.

  1. Smart-Grid Security Issues

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Khurana, Himanshu; Hadley, Mark D.; Lu, Ning; Frincke, Deborah A.

    2010-01-29

    TITLE: Smart-Grid Security Issues (Editorial Material, English) IEEE SECURITY & PRIVACY 8 (1). JAN-FEB 2010. p.81-85 IEEE COMPUTER SOC, LOS ALAMITOS

  2. EDITORIAL HPJ SPECIAL ISSUE DEDICATION

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Farfan, E.

    2011-10-01

    This issue is dedicated to the heroes and professionals who helped protect the world from nuclear disasters and to those who were displaced by these catastrophes.

  3. Advocate- Issue 61- Jan. 2016

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some of the topics in this issue: DOE Launches K-25 Virtual Museum, Manhattan Project National Park Established, ORSSAB Celebrates 20 Years.

  4. Advocate- Issue 61- Jan. 2016

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some topics in this issue: DOE Launches K-25 Virtual Museum, Manhattan Project National Park Established, ORSSAB Celebrates 20 Years.

  5. Proliferation resistance: issues, initiatives and evaluation

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Pilat, Joseph F

    2009-01-01

    The vision of a nuclear renaissance has highlighted the issue of proliferation resistance. The prospects for a dramatic growth in nuclear power may depend on the effectiveness of, and the resources devoted to, plans to develop and implement technologies and approaches that strengthen proliferation resistance. The GenIV International Forum (GIF) and others have devoted attention and resources to proliferation resistance. However, the hope of finding a way to make the peaceful uses of nuclear energy resistant to proliferation has reappeared again and again in the history of nuclear power with little practical consequence. The concept of proliferation resistance has usually focused on intrinsic (technological) as opposed to extrinsic (institutional) factors. However, if there are benefits that may yet be realized from reactors and other facilities designed to minimize proliferation risks, it is their coupling with effective safeguards and other nonproliferation measures that likely will be critical. Proliferation resistance has also traditionally been applied only to state threats. Although there are no technologies that can wholly eliminate the risk of proliferation by a determined state, technology can play a limited role in reducing state threats and perhaps in eliminating many non-state threats. These and other issues are not academic. They affect efforts to evaluate proliferation resistance, including the methodology developed by GIF's Proliferation Resistance and Physical Protection (PR&PP) Working Group as well as the proliferation resistance initiatives that are being pursued or may be developed in the future. This paper will offer a new framework for thinking about proliferation resistance issues, including the ways the output of the methodology could be developed to inform the decisions that states, the International Atomic Energy (IAEA) and others will have to make in order to fully realize the promise of a nuclear renaissance.

  6. EDITORIAL HPJ SPECIAL ISSUE INTRODUCTION

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    Farfan, E.

    2011-10-01

    Radioecology is the study of the fate and transport and potential effects of radionuclides and associated contaminants in the environment. In short, it is the science that describes the fundamental connection between environmental health and human health risks. As such, radioecology can and has provided the credible, consistent and defensible basis for the successful and cost-effective environmental cleanup and closure of nuclear production and waste sites. In addition, radioecology also provides the technical basis for making timely and reliable decisions on cleanup in the aftermath of nuclear incidents such as Chernobyl and Fukushima. The 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (ChNPP) accident resulted in catastrophic health, social, and economic consequences in many countries, predominantly, Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia. The extent of radioactive contamination, levels and forms of contamination, and diversity of the ecosystems affected by the accident did not have any precedent and provided unique opportunities for environmental scientists around the world. Following the natural course of their development, populations of species and their communities found themselves in conditions of chronic radiation exposure that exceeded the natural background by factors of hundreds and thousands. Anything similar would have been extremely difficult if not impossible to recreate in a scientific laboratory. Consequently, since the first few years after the accident, many teams of scientists have visited the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (ChEZ). The knowledge gained by studying the consequences of this accident has tremendous importance. The concept of an international research and technical center to address the problems involving nuclear and radiological accidents became a reality with the establishment of the International Chernobyl Center (ICC). In May 1995, the US and Ukraine signed a Protocol of Intent on establishment of the ICC, and the government of Ukraine appealed to the

  7. Program Evaluation: Informed Decisions | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Why, What, & When to Evaluate » Program Evaluation: Informed Decisions Program Evaluation: Informed Decisions Evaluation activities support decision-making that can contribute to efficient and effective management of programs. Evaluative information should be available to inform decisions made during the critical planning, budgeting, analysis, implementation, and benefits reporting/ communications cycles of the program. Program evaluation can provide essential information to inform

  8. Portsmouth Decontamination and Decommissioning Record of Decision

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Portsmouth Process Buildings and Complex Facilities Decontamination and Decommissioning Evaluation Project Record of Decision (ROD)

  9. Global strategies for environmental issues

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    Not Available

    1994-01-01

    This is the 19th Annual NAEP conference proceedings, containing abstracts of oral presentations and poster sessions. Broad areas covered include the following: Environmental Management; Biodiversity/sustainable development; Gulf Regional Issues; Environmental ethics/equity; NEPA workshop and symposium; International environmental issues; global Environmental Effects; Risk Assessment; and Environmental effects of nuclear waste management.

  10. Initial Decision and Risk Analysis

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    Engel, David W.

    2012-02-29

    Decision and Risk Analysis capabilities will be developed for industry consideration and possible adoption within Year 1. These tools will provide a methodology for merging qualitative ranking of technology maturity and acknowledged risk contributors with quantitative metrics that drive investment decision processes. Methods and tools will be initially introduced as applications to the A650.1 case study, but modular spreadsheets and analysis routines will be offered to industry collaborators as soon as possible to stimulate user feedback and co-development opportunities.

  11. Summary of Decisions - August 15, 2016 - August 19, 2016 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 15, 2016 - August 19, 2016 Summary of Decisions - August 15, 2016 - August 19, 2016 August 19, 2016 - 1:39pm Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On August 19, 2016, an Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's access authorization should not be restored. According to the Notification Letter, the individual's financial irresponsibility had led to a Chapter 13 bankruptcy that he filed in late 2014. Primary causes of the

  12. Summary of Decisions - August 8, 2016 - August 12, 2016 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 8, 2016 - August 12, 2016 Summary of Decisions - August 8, 2016 - August 12, 2016 August 12, 2016 - 1:27pm Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On August 9, 2016, an Administrative Judge issued a decision in which she determined that an individual's access authorization should not be restored. In October 2015, as part of a background investigation, the Local Security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address concerns about

  13. Summary of Decisions - June 27, 2016 - July 1, 2016 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 7, 2016 - July 1, 2016 Summary of Decisions - June 27, 2016 - July 1, 2016 July 1, 2016 - 7:59am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On June 30, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. The local security office alleged that the individual had deliberately omitted significant financial information from his QNSP and from his interview with an OPM security investigator (Criterion

  14. Summary of Decisions - May 30, 2016 - June 3, 2016 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    30, 2016 - June 3, 2016 Summary of Decisions - May 30, 2016 - June 3, 2016 June 3, 2016 - 3:28pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On June 2, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which she determined that an individual's access authorization should not be restored. In reaching this determination, the Administrative Judge found that the individual had not resolved the security concerns arising from his alcohol abuse diagnosis. The individual and his witnesses

  15. Summary of Decisions - October 3, 2016 - October 7, 2016 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 3, 2016 - October 7, 2016 Summary of Decisions - October 3, 2016 - October 7, 2016 October 7, 2016 - 1:52pm Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On October 7, 2016, an Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's access authorization should not be restored. The individual was arrested for DUI and was referred to a DOE consultant psychologist for an evaluation. The DOE psychologist diagnosed the individual as suffering from

  16. Summary of Decisions - October 5, 2015 - October 9, 2015 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 5, 2015 - October 9, 2015 Summary of Decisions - October 5, 2015 - October 9, 2015 October 9, 2015 - 8:42am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On October 8, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's request for a security clearance should not be granted. Processing of the individual's original application for access authorization was suspended in 2009 due to criminal charges pending against him for Aggravated DWI (which he

  17. Summary of Decisions - January 4, 2016 - January 8, 2016 | Department of

    Energy Savers

    of Energy , 2016 - February 5, 2016 Summary of Decisions - February 1, 2016 - February 5, 2016 February 5, 2016 - 2:29pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On February 3, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's DOE access authorization should not be restored. A DOE psychiatrist diagnosed the individual as alcohol dependent, after his employer found that he had tested positive for alcohol at his workplace. The DOE psychiatrist

  18. Summary of Decisions - April 20, 2015 - April 24, 2015 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 0, 2015 - April 24, 2015 Summary of Decisions - April 20, 2015 - April 24, 2015 April 24, 2015 - 8:10am Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On April 24, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge (AJ) issued a decision in which she concluded that the DOE should restore an individual's access authorization. A DOE Operations Office referred the individual to administrative review under 10 CFR Part 710, citing as security concerns the individual's pattern of financial

  19. Summary of Decisions - August 10, 2015 - August 14, 2015 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 0, 2015 - August 14, 2015 Summary of Decisions - August 10, 2015 - August 14, 2015 August 14, 2015 - 10:09am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On August 11, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision finding that the DOE should not restore an individual's security clearance after she determined that the individual had not resolved the security concerns associated with his outstanding debts, liens against his real estate, and wage garnishment. The Administrative

  20. Summary of Decisions - August 24, 2015 - August 28, 2015 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 24, 2015 - August 28, 2015 Summary of Decisions - August 24, 2015 - August 28, 2015 August 28, 2015 - 2:03pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On August 27 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's request for a security clearance should not be granted. A Local Security Office conducted a Personnel Security Interview of the individual to address concerns about his alcohol-related incidents, alcohol use and

  1. Summary of Decisions - August 25, 2014 - August 29, 2014 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy August 25, 2014 - August 29, 2014 Summary of Decisions - August 25, 2014 - August 29, 2014 August 29, 2014 - 1:39pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On August 26, 2014, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's DOE access authorization should not be restored. The individual had been diagnosed by a DOE psychologist with Alcohol Dependence without Physiological Dependence in Early Partial Remission (under the American

  2. Summary of Decisions - August 27 - August 31, 2012 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    7 - August 31, 2012 Summary of Decisions - August 27 - August 31, 2012 August 31, 2012 - 10:14am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On August 28, 2012, a Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's access authorization should be granted. In reaching this determination, the Hearing Officer found that the individual had resolved security concerns under Criteria H and J associated with her excessive consumption of alcohol in college and a determination

  3. Summary of Decisions - July 23 - July 27, 2012 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    23 - July 27, 2012 Summary of Decisions - July 23 - July 27, 2012 August 27, 2012 - 3:05pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On July 27, 2012, a Hearing Officer issued a decision concluding that the DOE should not grantan individual an access authorization. A DOE-consultant psychologist had found that theindividual had antisocial tendencies, a mental condition that can affect judgment and reliability.In addition, the individual had raised security concerns by omitting or

  4. Summary of Decisions - June 15, 2015 - June 19, 2015 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy June 15, 2015 - June 19, 2015 Summary of Decisions - June 15, 2015 - June 19, 2015 June 19, 2015 - 3:05pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On June 19, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge (AJ) issued a decision in which she concluded that the DOE should not restore an individual's access authorization. A DOE Operations Office referred the individual to administrative review citing as security concerns the individual's diagnosis of alcohol abuse and his alcohol-related

  5. Summary of Decisions - June 17, 2013 - June 21, 2013 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    7, 2013 - June 21, 2013 Summary of Decisions - June 17, 2013 - June 21, 2013 June 21, 2013 - 8:34am Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On June 20, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. During the individual's periodic re-investigation for security clearance eligibility, the individual reported higher alcohol consumption than he had during the earlier Personnel Security Interview (PSI)

  6. Summary of Decisions - June 29, 2015 - July 3, 2015 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 9, 2015 - July 3, 2015 Summary of Decisions - June 29, 2015 - July 3, 2015 July 3, 2015 - 2:07pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On July 2, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which she determined that an individual's access authorization should not be granted. In reaching this determination, the Administrative Judge found that the individual had not resolved the security concerns arising from his financial irregularities. At the hearing, the individual

  7. Summary of Decisions - March 18, 2013 - March 22, 2013 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 8, 2013 - March 22, 2013 Summary of Decisions - March 18, 2013 - March 22, 2013 March 22, 2013 - 2:09pm Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On March 22, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. A Local Security Office conducted a Personnel Security Interview of the individual to address concerns about his pattern of criminal conduct. After conducting a hearing and evaluating

  8. Summary of Decisions - May 18, 2015 - May 22, 2015 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    18, 2015 - May 22, 2015 Summary of Decisions - May 18, 2015 - May 22, 2015 May 22, 2015 - 8:41am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On May 20, 2015, an Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's access authorization should not be restored. In reaching this determination, the Administrative Judge found that the individual had not resolved security concerns under Criterion H and J. Specifically, the Administrative Judge found that the individual

  9. Issues related to EM management of DOE spent nuclear fuel

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    Abbott, D.G.; Abashian, M.S.; Chakraborti, S.; Roberson, K.; Meloin, J.M.

    1993-07-01

    This document is a summary of the important issues involved in managing spent nuclear fuel (SNF) owned by the Department of Energy (DOE). Issues related to civilian SNF activities are not discussed. DOE-owned SNF is stored primarily at the Hanford Site, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL), Savannah River Site (SRS), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), and West Valley Demonstration Project. Smaller quantities of SNF are stored at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). There is a wide variety of fuel types, including both low and high enrichment fuels from weapons production, DOE reactors, research and development programs, naval programs, and universities. Most fuel is stored in pools associated with reactor or reprocessing facilities. Smaller quantities are in dry storage. Physical conditions of the fuel range from excellent to poor or severely damaged. An issue is defined as an important question that must be answered or decision that must be made on a topic or subject relevant to achieving the complimentary objectives of (a) storing SNF in compliance with applicable regulations and orders until it can be disposed, and (b) safely disposing of DOE`s SNF. The purpose of this document is to define the issues; no recommendations are made on resolutions. As DOE`s national SNF management program is implemented, a system of issues identification, documentation, tracking, and resolution will be implemented. This document is an initial effort at issues identification. The first section of this document is an overview of issues that are common to several or all DOE facilities that manage SNF. The common issues are organized according to specific aspects of spent fuel management. This is followed by discussions of management issues that apply specifically to individual DOE facilities. The last section provides literature references.

  10. Issues in workforce composition analysis

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    Koeck, D.C.; Rogers, J.D.

    1996-05-01

    An issue of paramount interest to US industry is the supply and quality of human resources available for this country`s scientific and technological activities. The changing composition of the workforce and the responsibility that an organization has to assure equal opportunity, give rise to various issues. This paper discusses some of the issues associated with the scientific and technical workforce. Specifically, it explores some of the questions pertaining to workforce composition and measures of workforce composition. This paper should be useful to those responsible for personnel policies.

  11. Summary of Decisions - May 4, 2015 - May 8, 2015 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers

    Energy 30, 2015 - April 3, 2015 Summary of Decisions - March 30, 2015 - April 3, 2015 April 3, 2015 - 3:00pm Addthis Personnel Security Decision (10 CFR Part 710) On April 2, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's request for a DOE access authorization should not be granted. A local security office found that the individual owed the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) $76,222.07 in unpaid back taxes, owed his state government $2,923.43 in

  12. Summary of Decisions - March 30, 2015 - April 3, 2015 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 30, 2015 - April 3, 2015 Summary of Decisions - March 30, 2015 - April 3, 2015 April 3, 2015 - 3:00pm Addthis Personnel Security Decision (10 CFR Part 710) On April 2, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's request for a DOE access authorization should not be granted. A local security office found that the individual owed the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) $76,222.07 in unpaid back taxes, owed his state government $2,923.43 in

  13. Water related environmental decision-making in Ukraine

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    Daane, J.; Bilotkach, U.

    1995-12-01

    Ukraine is reshaping its approach to addressing environmental concerns. This paper will describe past and current water-related environmental decision-making in Ukraine and identify efforts being made to improve such decision-making. Numerous water related agencies survived the break-up of the former Soviet Union (FSU). Their ability to analyze water quality, and make good environmental decisions with regard to surface and ground water resources, drinking water supply, pesticide management, water-related recreational activities, and wastewater disposal issues (especially those related to industries), is questionable. Poor quality assurance and quality control have hampered water monitoring endeavors. The quality of testing and pollutant monitoring is affected by the state of development of monitoring techniques. Environmental policy decisions based on these data are then suspect. Decisions were made in the past at much higher levels, often in Moscow. Local and regional monitoring agencies were encouraged to perform innumerable tests, but were not necessarily encouraged to make informed decisions as a result of test data. Large-scale capital-intensive infrastructure projects were planned in the past to solve many of the water shortage problems in southern Ukraine. More than 1,000 reservoirs and six major canal systems were constructed and more were designed. Also, industrial waste ponds were constructed to capture toxic wastes, heavy metals, and other pollutants from large industrial facilities. New methods are necessary to change problem-solving from large infrastructure solutions to smaller more efficient uses of resources through technologically efficient improvements, assigning economic value to resources, and conservation of those resources.

  14. Summary of Decisions - April 4, 2016 - April 8, 2016 | Department of

    Energy Savers

    Energy 25, 2016 - April 29, 2016 Summary of Decisions - April 25, 2016 - April 29, 2016 April 29, 2016 - 3:48pm Addthis Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) On April 25, 2016, OHA issued a decision denying a FOIA Appeal from a determination issued by the Office of Information Resources (OIR). In its determination, OIR denied expedited processing status to a FOIA request filed by the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center (Appellant) for data relating to conditions at DOE's Rocky Flats site

  15. Summary of Decisions - April 25, 2016 - April 29, 2016 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 5, 2016 - April 29, 2016 Summary of Decisions - April 25, 2016 - April 29, 2016 April 29, 2016 - 3:48pm Addthis Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) On April 25, 2016, OHA issued a decision denying a FOIA Appeal from a determination issued by the Office of Information Resources (OIR). In its determination, OIR denied expedited processing status to a FOIA request filed by the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center (Appellant) for data relating to conditions at DOE's Rocky Flats site

  16. Identification and Resolution of Safety Issues for the Advanced Integral Type PWR

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    Kim, Woong Sik; Jo, Jong Chull; Yune, Young Gill; Kim, Hho Jung

    2004-07-01

    This paper presents the interim results of a study on the identification and resolution of safety issues for the AIPWR licensing. The safety issues discussed in this paper include (1) policy issues for which decision-makings are needed for the procedural requirements of licensing system in the regulatory policy point of view, (2) technical issues for which either development of new requirements or amendment of some existing requirements is needed, or (3) other technical issues for which safety verifications are required. The study covers (a) the assessment of applicability of the issues identified from the previous studies to the case of the AIPWR, (b) identification of safety issues through analysis of the international experiences in the design and licensing of advanced reactors, and technical review of the AIPWR design, and (c) development of the resolutions of safety issues, and application of the resolutions to the amendment of regulatory requirements and the licensing review of the AIPWR. As the results of this study, a total of twenty eight safety issues was identified: fourteen issues from the previous studies, including the establishment of design safety goals; four issues from the foreign practices and experiences, including the risk-informed licensing; and ten issues by the AIPWR design review, including reliability of passive safety systems. Ten issues of them have been already resolved and the succeeding study is under way to resolve the remaining ones. (authors)

  17. Environmental Impact Assessment Law in China's courts: A study of 107 judicial decisions

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    Zining, Jin

    2015-11-15

    The article explores the practices of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Law in China's courts by examining 107 judicial decisions. Each of the 107 judicial decisions has been analyzed to determine the time/location of the decision, what type of EIA document was referred to, what specific claim was made by the plaintiffs, and what the court's ruling was on the case. The results indicate that: unlike in Germany or Japan, all kinds of EIA decisions made by environment protect bureaus (EPBs) in China were widely taken as justiciable, and China's courts generally allowed local residents to have standing and thus challenge the EPBs' decisions made during the EIA process. On the other hand, the research also shows the EPBs overwhelmingly prevailed in those EIA lawsuits. It is also found that China's reviewing judges were highly self-restrained, giving obvious deference to the technocrat with the substantial contents of EIA documents. Also, the concept of “flaw” was created when it came to procedural issues. These two factors, among others, were both helping the EPBs' prevailing successes. - Highlights: • 107 judicial decisions referring to China's EIA law are examined. • The justiciability of EPB's EIA decisions were taken for granted. • The defenders overwhelmingly prevailed in those EIA lawsuits. • The reviewing judges were highly self-restrained, defering to the technocrat with the EIA documents. • A functional concept, “flaw”, was created by reviewing judges when it came to procedural issues.

  18. Advocate- Issue 43- July 2011

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some of the topics in this issue: Retiring Members Honored, Member Profile: David Martin, EM SSAB Chairs Meeting, Board Member’s Company Assists with Japanese Nuclear Plant.

  19. Workers' Spotlight Newsletter- Issue 4

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Workers' Spotlight newsletter is a monthly publication that provides information regarding the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program and the Former Worker Medical Screening Program. February 2013 issue covers John Hopkins University Former Worker Program.

  20. Advocate- Issue 60- October 2015

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some of the topics in this issue: ORSSAB has annual meeting; EM SSAB Chairs meet in Santa Fe; ORSSAB member participates in EPA Community Involvement Conference; ORSSAB members go into the field.

  1. Advocate- Issue 50- April 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some stories from this issue: Legacy Waste on the Oak Ridge Reservation, K-25's North Tower Demolished, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Meets in Oak Ridge, and a Profile on Dave Hemelright.

  2. Petroleum 1996: Issues and Trends

    Reports and Publications

    1997-01-01

    Examines historical trends and focuses on major petroleum issues and the events they represent. It analyzes different dimensions of the petroleum industry and related markets in terms of how they relate to the volatility in petroleum markets.

  3. Advocate- Issue 46- April 2012

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Here are some of the stories from this issue: Members Devote 1,300 Hours to DOE in FY 2011, Member Profile: Ed Juarez, and ORSSAB Joins Two Social Media Sites.

  4. Advocate- Issue 58- April 2015

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some of the topics in this issue: DOE provides figures on FY 2015 cleanup budget; conceptual drawings of K-25 Historic Preservation are unveiled, board member reports on Environmental Justice Conference, DOE appoints new members to the board.

  5. Advocate- Issue 49- January 2013

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some of the topics in this issue: Demolition of K-25 North TowerBegins at ETTP, Board Member Commentary, Member Profile: Bob Hatcher, and a Letter from the Chair.

  6. Advocate- Issue 63- July 2016

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Special topics in this issue include DOE's alternatives for increased waste disposal capacity, ORSSAB's recommendation to DOE on the FY 2018 budget request, and progress on the K-27 demolition.

  7. Workers' Spotlight Newsletter- Issue 7

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Workers' Spotlight newsletter is a monthly publication that provides information regarding the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program and the Former Worker Medical Screening Program. May 2013 issue covers WHPP and BTMed Roster Updates and WHPP Video Acknowledgement.

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    Division and the Nuclear Propulsion Program Manager at the Bureau of Naval Personnel. ... Nevada Site Office pilots, working with National Aeronautics and Space Administration ...

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    Standards for General Service Lamps, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking | Department of Energy ISSUANCE 2016-02-12: Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Lamps, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ISSUANCE 2016-02-12: Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Lamps, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking This document is the Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Lamps, Notice of Proposed

  13. An environmentally sustainable decision model for urban solid waste management

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    Costi, P.; Minciardi, R.; Robba, M.; Rovatti, M.; Sacile, R

    2004-07-01

    The aim of this work is to present the structure and the application of a decision support system (DSS) designed to help decision makers of a municipality in the development of incineration, disposal, treatment and recycling integrated programs. Specifically, within a MSW management system, several treatment plants and facilities can generally be found: separators, plants for production of refuse derived fuel (RDF), incinerators with energy recovery, plants for treatment of organic material, and sanitary landfills. The main goal of the DSS is to plan the MSW management, defining the refuse flows that have to be sent to recycling or to different treatment or disposal plants, and suggesting the optimal number, the kinds, and the localization of the plants that have to be active. The DSS is based on a decision model that requires the solution of a constrained non-linear optimization problem, where some decision variables are binary and other ones are continuous. The objective function takes into account all possible economic costs, whereas constraints arise from technical, normative, and environmental issues. Specifically, pollution and impacts, induced by the overall solid waste management system, are considered through the formalization of constraints on incineration emissions and on negative effects produced by disposal or other particular treatments.

  14. April 15: Memorandum of Decision

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF ENERGY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY MEMORANDUM OF DECISION SUBJECT: Determination of inapplicability (limited waiver in the public interest) of section 1605 of the Recovery Act of 2009 (the Buy American provision) for the GE Jenbacher JMC 320 gas reciprocating engine being used in the Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority (GTR) landfill gas to energy project, funded in part under a sub-award (AR060-GT11-0111-0001) from the Mississippi

  15. Record of Decision (ROD) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    the Shepherds Flat Wind Energy Project June 10, 2008 EIS-0378: Record of Decision Port Angeles-Juan de Fuca Transmssion Proj June 4, 2008 EIS-0183: Record of Decision Electrical...

  16. Record of Decision (ROD) | Department of Energy

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    August 5, 2016 EIS-0491: Record of Decision (Lake Charles LNG Export Company, LLC) Lake ... DOE announced its decision in Lake Charles Exports, LLC (LCE), DOEFE Docket No. 11-59-LNG...

  17. Bid Decision Gate Reviews | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Bid Decision Gate Reviews Bid Decision Gate Reviews Presented at the 15th Annual DOE Small Business Forum & Expo by: Tan Wilson, PMP, President of Entellect, LLC Bid Decision Gate Reviews (5.88 MB) More Documents & Publications Proposal Preparedness Revised OMB Circular A-76 (Revised November 14, 2002) Marketing to Win: How to Identify the Real Decision-maker and Tailor Your Message

  18. EIS-0218: Revised Record of Decision

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Revision of the Record of Decision for a Nuclear Weapons Nonproliferation Policy Concerning Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel

  19. Decision support models for solid waste management: Review and game-theoretic approaches

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    Karmperis, Athanasios C.; Aravossis, Konstantinos; Tatsiopoulos, Ilias P.; Sotirchos, Anastasios

    2013-05-15

    Highlights: ? The mainly used decision support frameworks for solid waste management are reviewed. ? The LCA, CBA and MCDM models are presented and their strengths, weaknesses, similarities and possible combinations are analyzed. ? The game-theoretic approach in a solid waste management context is presented. ? The waste management bargaining game is introduced as a specific decision support framework. ? Cooperative and non-cooperative game-theoretic approaches to decision support for solid waste management are discussed. - Abstract: This paper surveys decision support models that are commonly used in the solid waste management area. Most models are mainly developed within three decision support frameworks, which are the life-cycle assessment, the costbenefit analysis and the multi-criteria decision-making. These frameworks are reviewed and their strengths and weaknesses as well as their critical issues are analyzed, while their possible combinations and extensions are also discussed. Furthermore, the paper presents how cooperative and non-cooperative game-theoretic approaches can be used for the purpose of modeling and analyzing decision-making in situations with multiple stakeholders. Specifically, since a waste management model is sustainable when considering not only environmental and economic but also social aspects, the waste management bargaining game is introduced as a specific decision support framework in which future models can be developed.

  20. Record of Decision for Ground Water | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision for Ground Water Record of Decision for Ground Water Record of Decision for Ground Water (April 1997) Record of Decision for Ground Water (625.12 KB) More Documents & Publications EIS-0198: Record of Decision EIS-0170: Record of Decision (April 1997) EIS-0251: Second Record of Decision (May 1997)

  1. Key Issues | Department of Energy

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    Key Issues Key Issues The following presentations offer information about other key topics related to high performance homes. wall_system_innovations_kochkin.pdf (1.48 MB) removing_codes_barriers_cole.pdf (479.86 KB) testing_residential_ariconditioners_booten_winkler.pdf (5.21 MB) code_gaps_combustion_safety.pdf (1.34 MB) automated_utility_bill_calibration_polly.pdf (1.64 MB) predicting_envelope_leakage_griffiths.pdf (1.63 MB) More Documents & Publications Code Gaps and Future Research Needs

  2. FRONT BURNER - ISSUE 19 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    ISSUE 19 FRONT BURNER - ISSUE 19 The Cybersecurity Front Burner Issue No. 19 is the 2014 DOE NCSAM event newsletter, which examines Securing the Internet of Things, Facebook Messenger Application, and implementation of the Contractor Training Site. Cybersecurity Front Burner Issue No. 19 (525.41 KB) More Documents & Publications FRONT BURNER - Issue 20 2012 NCSAM Campaign 2013 NCSAM Campaign

  3. EIS-0383: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0383: Record of Decision Orlando Gasification Project, Orlando, Orange County, FL Record of Decision for the environmental impact statement (EIS) (DOE...

  4. EIS-0183: Revised Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers

    Revised Record of Decision EIS-0183: Revised Record of Decision Electrical Interconnection ... Revised Record of Decision for the Electrical Interconnection of the SummitWestward ...

  5. EIS-0378: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    : Record of Decision EIS-0378: Record of Decision Port Angeles-Juan de Fuca Transmssion Project The Department of Energy announces its decision to implement its proposed actions...

  6. EIS-0323: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Decision EIS-0323: Record of Decision Record of Decision for the Sacramento Area Voltage Support Environmental Impact Statement (DOEEIS-0323) (011204) PDF icon Record of...

  7. EIS-0297: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers

    Record of Decision EIS-0297: Record of Decision Interconnection of the Griffith Power ... Record of Decision for the Interconnection of the Griffith Power Plant With the ...

  8. EIS-0410: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

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    0: Record of Decision EIS-0410: Record of Decision Keystone Oil Pipeline Project Record of Decision for the Western Area Power Administration to modify three existing substation...

  9. EIS-0395: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

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    Decision EIS-0395: Record of Decision San Luis Rio Colorado Project PDF icon Record of Decision for the Western Area Power Administration San Luis Rio Colorado Project, DOE...

  10. EIS-0289: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

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    9: Record of Decision EIS-0289: Record of Decision JEA Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor Project, Jacksonville, Duval County, FL Record of Decision; JEA Circulating Fluidized Bed...

  11. EIS-0229: Amended Record of Decision (April 2002) | Department...

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    Decision (April 2002) EIS-0229: Amended Record of Decision (April 2002) Surplus Plutonium Disposition Program Amended Record of Decision: The U.S. Department of Energy's National...

  12. Workers' Spotlight Newsletter- Issue 13

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Worker's Spotlight Newsletter is a monthly publication that provides information regarding the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program and the Former Worker Medical Screening Program. May/June 2014 issue covers the Director's Note, the Cold War Patriots' Remembrance Quilt, Staff, the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History, Chest X-ray B-reading, and Calendar of Events.

  13. Workers' Spotlight Newsletter- Issue 14

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Workers' Spotlight newsletter is a monthly publication that provides information regarding the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program and the Former Worker Medical Screening Program. July/August/September issue covers Director's Note, 2014 Sylvia Kieding Award, National Atomic Testing Museum, and Calendar of Events.

  14. Workers' Spotlight Newsletter- Issue 15

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Workers' Spotlight newsletter is a monthly publication that provides information regarding the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program and the Former Worker Medical Screening Program. October/November/December 2014 issue covers Remembrance Quilt, National Day of Remembrance, JOTG Meeting in Paducah, University of Iowa Recognition Events, and Second Anniversary of Secure Electronics Records Transfer (SERT) System.

  15. Environmental issues affecting CCT development

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Wainman, B.

    1997-12-31

    The author discusses her thoughts on prospects for an energy policy from this Congress. She doesn`t believe the country will see any big sweeping energy policy acts or even utility deregulation in the next two years. Education on the issues is necessary. The author discusses the impacts for clean coal technologies and recommends continued aggressive work on deployment.

  16. Advocate- Issue 55-July 2014

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Here are some of the stories in this issue: TWPC Continues Processing Transuranic Waste During Suspension of Repository Activities, DOE Develops a Mercury Remediation Strategic Plan for Y-12, EM SSAB Representatives Gather for Semiannual Meeting, Report on Environmental Justice Conference, New Students, ORSSAB Member Honored.

  17. Advocate- Issue 57- January 2015

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some of the topics in this issue: ORSSAB held a different kind of meeting in November, the EM & Stewardship Committee took a field trip to ETTP, DOE continues to work with TRU waste during WIPP shutdown, and the public has several ways to learn about EM successes.

  18. Advocate- Issue 54- April 2014

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Here are some of the stories in this issue: DOE Encourages ORSSAB Input on Second Waste Disposal Facility, ORSSAB/Public Were Involved in Siting EMWMF, Board Member Reports on Waste Management Symposia, and Public Environmental Survey Gathers Input on Cleanup Strategy.

  19. Workers' Spotlight Newsletter- Issue 8

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Workers' Spotlight newsletter is a monthly publication that provides information regarding the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program and the Former Worker Screening Program. July/August issue covers Site Information Sessions, Joint Outreach Task Group Meeting, and National Supplemental Screening Program Low-Dose CT Program.

  20. Advocate- Issue 59- July 2015

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Here are some of the topics in this issue: DOE Provides Update on Status of Groundwater Strategy, DOE Hosts Public Workshop on Near-term Priorities, ORSSAB Hears Views from Oak Ridge City Manager on EM Activities, EM SSAB Representatives Gather for Semiannual Meeting

  1. Workers' Spotlight Newsletter- Issue 10

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Workers' Spotlight newsletter is a monthly publication that provides information regarding the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program and the Former Worker Medical Screening Program. November / December 2013 issue covers Remembrance, Beryllium, Secure Electronic Records Transfer (SERT), and Commemorating DOE Former Workers.

  2. Simulation of human decision making

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Forsythe, J. Chris; Speed, Ann E.; Jordan, Sabina E.; Xavier, Patrick G.

    2008-05-06

    A method for computer emulation of human decision making defines a plurality of concepts related to a domain and a plurality of situations related to the domain, where each situation is a combination of at least two of the concepts. Each concept and situation is represented in the computer as an oscillator output, and each situation and concept oscillator output is distinguishable from all other oscillator outputs. Information is input to the computer representative of detected concepts, and the computer compares the detected concepts with the stored situations to determine if a situation has occurred.

  3. cognitive-based-decision-making

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    November 29, 2011 From Cognitive-Based Decision Making To Car-Following Modeling: Beyond an Accident-Free Environment Dr. Samer Hamdar Assistant professor, George Washington University Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 10am Argonne TRACC Building 222, Room D-233 In the year 2005, the monetary cost of injuries related to traffic accidents reached 625 billion USD (U. S. Dollars) in the U.S.A. only. Based on the National Highway Traffic Safety Agency (NHSTA) studies, 5 accident types of interest can be

  4. VBX-0060- In the Matter of Robert Burd

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    On November 16, 2001, BWXT Pantex, as successor to Mason & Hanger Corporation (M&H) (collectively referred to as “the contractor”), filed an appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD)...

  5. VBA-0060- In the Matter of Robert Burd

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    On November 16, 2001, BWXT Pantex, as successor to Mason & Hanger Corporation (M&H) (collectively referred to as “the contractor”), filed an appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD)...

  6. Tritium Ground Water Issues | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Ground Water Issues Tritium Ground Water Issues Presentation from the 35th Tritium Focus Group Meeting held in Princeton, New Jersey on May 05-07, 2015. Tritium Ground Water Issues ...

  7. North Dome decision expected soon

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    1981-08-01

    Decisions soon will be made which will set in motion the development of Qatar's huge North Dome gas field. The government and state company, Qatar General Petroleum Corp. (QGPC) is studying the results of 2 feasibility studies on the economics of LNG export, although initially North Dome exploitation will be aimed at the domestic market. Decisions on the nature and timing of the North Dome development are the most important that have had to be faced in the short 10-yr history of the small Gulf state. The country's oil production is currently running at approximately 500,000 bpd, with 270,000 bpd originating from 3 offshore fields. Output is expected to decline through 1990, and it generally is accepted that there is little likelihood of further major crude discoveries. Therefore, Qatar has to begin an adjustment from an economy based on oil to one based on gas, while adhering to the underlying tenets of long-term conservation and industrial diversification.

  8. Florida Department of Environmental Protection Issues Completion...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Issues Completion Orders for Two Pinellas Sites Florida Department of Environmental Protection Issues Completion Orders for Two ...

  9. Energy Department Issues Green Building Certification System...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy Department Issues Green Building Certification System Final Rule to Support Increased Energy Measurement and Efficient Building Design Energy Department Issues Green...

  10. Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement...

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    Media contact(s): (202) 586-4940 Addthis Related Articles Department of Energy Issues ... of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education

  11. Los Alamos identifies internal material control issue

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    material control issue Los Alamos identifies internal material control issue The error relates to internal inventory and accounting that documents movement of sensitive...

  12. The geologist and public policy issues, opportunities and obligations

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Schmidt, W. )

    1993-03-01

    Historically, geologists have been perceived by the public as solely involved in resource exploration and production or geologic hazards mitigation. This generally included mining, oil drilling, landslide or earthquake (after the fact) comments, and rock or mineral collecting. These operations have come to be associated with land exploitation involving extraction of non-renewable resources, and often, in consequence, pollution. These generic activities may not currently be considered environmentally sound or politically correct. Because of the high visibility of environmental issues in recent years, geologists now have an opportunity to offer necessary input contributing to solutions for many of these problems. Indeed, geologists must be thought of as part of the solution, and thus alter public perception that geologists are facilitators of environmental damage. After all, who may better protect and conserve the earth and its environments than people trained in the Earth Sciences Governmental and industry or consulting geologists are now involved in a wide range of interpretative geologic decisions regarding a cross-section of activities aimed at development and conservation of lands and natural resources. These can be grouped in generalized categories including: waste disposal issues, water resources issues, land-use planning and zoning issues, and resource conservation or regulation requirements.

  13. Issues in recycling galvanized scrap

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Koros, P.J.; Hellickson, D.A.; Dudek, F.J.

    1995-02-10

    The quality of the steel used for most galvanizing (and tinplate) applications makes scrap derived from their production and use a premier solid charge material for steelmaking. In 1989 the AISI created a Task Force to define the issues and to recommend technologically and economically sound approaches to assure continued, unhindered recyclability of the growing volume of galvanized scrap. The AISI program addressed the treatment of full-sized industrial bales of scrap. The current, on-going MRI (US)--Argonne National Laboratory program is focused on ``loose`` scrap from industrial and post-consumer sources. Results from these programs, issues of scrap management from source to steel melting, the choices for handling zinc in iron and steelmaking and the benefits/costs for removal of zinc (and lead) from scrap prior to melting in BOF and foundry operations are reviewed in this paper.

  14. Uranium resources: Issues and facts

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    Delene, J.G.

    1993-12-31

    Although there are several secondary issues, the most important uranium resource issue is, ``will there be enough uranium available at a cost which will allow nuclear power to be competitive in the future?`` This paper will attempt to answer this question by discussing uranium supply, demand, and economics from the perspective of the United States. The paper will discuss: how much uranium is available; the sensitivity of nuclear power costs to uranium price; the potential future demand for uranium in the Unites States, some of the options available to reduce this demand, the potential role of the Advanced Liquid Metal Cooled Reactor (ALMR) in reducing uranium demand; and potential alternative uranium sources and technologies.

  15. Breakout Session I OCRWM Issues

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    I: OCRWM Issues Presented to: Transportation External Coordination Working Group Presented by: Frank Moussa Office of Logistics Management February 7, 2008 San Antonio, Texas 2 Topics of Discussion * National Transportation Plan (NTP) * Improving methods of communication and outreach * Section 180(c) of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act 3 Development of the NTP * Developing the NTP is one of four strategic Program objectives * Elements of the plan include - Requirements - Infrastructure development -

  16. Challenge # 3 … Operational Issues

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Potential for a renewable heating oil substitution Challenge # 3 - Operational Issues What are the most significant barriers to overcome in each market segment? Fernando Preto The challenge is to identify the technical knowledge gaps that need to be closed order for industry to establish the infrastructure to address wide-spread utilization of pyrolysis oils: - compatability (blending) with existing hydrocarbon fuels - long term storage stability - containment, handling and corrosivity -

  17. Environmental issues affecting CCT development

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Reidy, M.

    1997-12-31

    While no final legislative schedule has been set for the new Congress, two issues with strong environmental ramifications which are likely to affect the coal industry seem to top the list of closely watched debates in Washington -- the Environmental Protection Agency`s proposed new ozone and particulate matter standards and utility restructuring. The paper discusses the background of the proposed standards, public comment, the Congressional review of regulations, other legislative options, and utility restructuring.

  18. Issued by Sandia National Laboratories,

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Issued by Sandia National Laboratories, operated for the United States Department of Energy by Sandia Corporation. NOTICE: This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government, nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, nor any of their contractors, subcontractors, or their employees, make any warranty, express or implied, or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness,

  19. Implications of televised news coverage of global warming for organizational decisions

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    Nitz, M.

    1997-12-31

    Television is an important source of information for political issues in the eyes of many people. This also holds true for environmental issues. Television news is also deemed more credible than print news because {open_quotes}seeing is believing{close_quotes}. This research is also buttressed by evidence that one of the primary conversation topics among individuals is television content. So how well does television cover global warming? Unfortunately, previous research indicates that television news suffers from some serious inadequacies in its portrayal of global warming issues. This paper examines the potential impact of this coverage on organizational decisions. Organizations include businesses, government agencies, environmental action groups, media organizations, and other parties interested with the environment. The paper proposes framing theory and involvement theory as springboards for organizational decision-making.

  20. Facts about the Plutonium Record of Decision | National Nuclear Security

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    Administration | (NNSA) Facts about the Plutonium Record of Decision Facts about the Plutonium Record of Decision

  1. Abandoning pipelines working group regulatory issues

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1997-03-01

    The history of hydrocarbon development in Louisiana and off its coast is one of the interdependence of technological innovation, entrepreneurial risk-taking, resource management, judicial decisions, legislation, marketing, employee good will, infrastructure and support services, coupled with favorable geologic structures that made early exploration and development relatively easy. Mariners sailing off the coast of Louisiana and Texas in the 1600`s recorded one of the earliest known natural oil seeps. They shrugged it off as unimportant, as there was no market for the substance they witnessed. The seepage, however, provided a tiny clue to the vast storehouse of hydrocarbons trapped in the earth`s crust extending from the uplands, through Louisiana`s swamps and marshes, and into the subaqueous habitats of the Gulf of Mexico-the world`s ninth largest body of water. In all cases, each move into a new geographic province required considerable change in operation philosophy and in the science supporting the exploration and development activity. As technology changed, or was developed to meet the industry`s needs, new frontiers were explored. However, with time-as is the case with any nonrenewable resource-fields and wells lost their productive life. They had to be abandoned. In fact, the Minerals Management Service suggests that within the next 10 years the offshore industry will remove 150 platforms per year, or nearly half of the current number of production units. The industry will be asked to dispose of nearly one unit every 2.4 days. If this is the case, abandonment issues are going to continue to surface.

  2. Decision Analysis for EGS | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Decision Analysis for EGS presentation at the April 2013 peer review meeting held in Denver, Colorado. decisionegseinsteinpeer2013.pdf (911.67 KB) More Documents & Publications ...

  3. Decision Analysis for EGS | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    with development of EGS; Uncertainties associated with operation of EGS. analysiseinsteindecisionanalysis.pdf (2.35 MB) More Documents & Publications Decision Analysis for ...

  4. Record of Decision (ROD) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Amendment to Record of Decision Spent Nuclear Fuel Management and Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Environmental Restoration and Waste Management Programs March 7,...

  5. Simulation, Modeling & Decision Science | The Ames Laboratory

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Research Laboratory focuses on integration of information technologies and cognition into the engineering process to support decision making for and the realization of...

  6. Creating ensembles of decision trees through sampling

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Kamath, Chandrika; Cantu-Paz, Erick

    2005-08-30

    A system for decision tree ensembles that includes a module to read the data, a module to sort the data, a module to evaluate a potential split of the data according to some criterion using a random sample of the data, a module to split the data, and a module to combine multiple decision trees in ensembles. The decision tree method is based on statistical sampling techniques and includes the steps of reading the data; sorting the data; evaluating a potential split according to some criterion using a random sample of the data, splitting the data, and combining multiple decision trees in ensembles.

  7. Record of Decision (ROD) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    EIS-0218: Revision to the Record of Decision Proposed Nuclear Weapons Nonproliferation Policy Concerning Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel July 1, 2000 EIS-0285:...

  8. Online Produced Water Treatment Catalog and Decision Tool

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    J. Arthur

    2012-03-31

    The objective of this project was to create an internet-based Water Treatment Technology Catalog and Decision Tool that will increase production, decrease costs and enhance environmental protection. This is to be accomplished by pairing an operator's water treatment cost and capacity needs to specific water treatments. This project cataloged existing and emerging produced water treatment technologies and allows operators to identify the most cost-effective approaches for managing their produced water. The tool captures the cost and capabilities of each technology and the disposal and beneficial use options for each region. The tool then takes location, chemical composition, and volumetric data for the operator's water and identifies the most cost effective treatment options for that water. Regulatory requirements or limitations for each location are also addressed. The Produced Water Treatment Catalog and Decision Tool efficiently matches industry decision makers in unconventional natural gas basins with: 1) appropriate and applicable water treatment technologies for their project, 2) relevant information on regulatory and legal issues that may impact the success of their project, and 3) potential beneficial use demands specific to their project area. To ensure the success of this project, it was segmented into seven tasks conducted in three phases over a three year period. The tasks were overseen by a Project Advisory Council (PAC) made up of stakeholders including state and federal agency representatives and industry representatives. ALL Consulting has made the catalog and decision tool available on the Internet for the final year of the project. The second quarter of the second budget period, work was halted based on the February 18, 2011 budget availability; however previous project deliverables were submitted on time and the deliverables for Task 6 and 7 were completed ahead of schedule. Thus the application and catalog were deployed to the public Internet

  9. Issues in sabotage vulnerability assessments

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Edmunds, T.A.; Fortney, D.S.

    1993-07-01

    Recent changes in DOE policy have led to requirements and guidance for conducting more comprehensive, integrated assessments of the risks of radiological and toxicological sabotage. Under the new policy, sites are required to follow an eight step procedure for ranking targets, evaluating release scenarios, and selecting risk reduction options for sabotage events that have off-site or on-site consequences. In this paper, we highlight issues that must be addressed in performing the analysis and suggest some approaches for their resolution. We also outline automated approaches for ranking sabotage targets and for selection of system upgrades.

  10. Hydrogen Delivery Options and Issues

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Options and Issues Mark Paster DOE August, 2006 Scope * From the end point of central or distributed production (300 psi H2) to and including the dispenser at a refueling station or stationary power site - GH2 Pipelines and Trucks, LH2 Trucks, Carriers <$1.00/kg of Hydrogen by 2017 Hydrogen Delivery H2 Delivery Current Status * Technology - GH2 Tube Trailers: ~340 kg, ~2600 psi - LH2 Trucks: ~3900 kg - Pipelines: up to 1500 psi (~630 miles in the U.S.) - Refueling Site Operations

  11. FRONT BURNER - Issue 20 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Issue 20 FRONT BURNER - Issue 20 Cybersecurity Front Burner Issue No. 20 examines Phishing and provides tips for protecting yourself from this common and clever security threat. You'll also see information on wireless networks, supply chains, training events, and cybersecurity resources. Cybersecurity Front Burner Issue No. 20 (673.44 KB) More Documents & Publications 2013 NCSAM Campaign Cybersecurity Flyers/Pamphlets Front Burner - Issue 16

  12. 2007 Wholesale Power Rate Adjustment Proceeding (WP-07) : Administrator's Final Record of Decision.

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

    2006-07-01

    This Record of Decision (ROD) contains the decisions of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), based on the record compiled in this rate proceeding, with respect to the adoption of power rates for the three-year rate period commencing October 1, 2006, through September 30, 2009. This ''2007 Wholesale Power Rate Adjustment Proceeding'' is designed to establish replacement rate schedules and General Rate Schedule Provisions (GRSPs) for those that expire on September 30, 2006. This power rate case also establishes the General Transfer Agreement (GTA) Delivery Charge for the period of October 1, 2007, through September 30, 2009. BPA's Power Subscription Strategy and Record of Decision (Subscription Strategy), as well as other Agency processes, provide much of the policy context for this rate case and are described in Section 2. This ROD follows a full evidentiary hearing and briefing, including an Oral Argument before the BPA Administrator. Sections 3 through 18, including any appendices or attachments, present the issues raised by parties in this proceeding, the parties positions, BPA staff positions on the issues, BPA's evaluations of the positions, and the Administrator's decisions. Parties had the opportunity to file briefs on exceptions to the Draft ROD, before issuance of this Final Record of Decision.

  13. A special issue on the RCPs

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    Van Vuuren, Detlef; Edmonds, James A.; Kainuma, M.; Riahi, Keywan; Weyant, John

    2011-11-01

    This paper provides an editors' introduction to the special issue of Climatic Change on the RCPs. Scenarios form a crucial element in climate change research. They allow researchers to explore the long-term consequences of decisions today, while taking account of the inertia in both the socio-economic and physical system. Scenarios also form an integrating element among the different research disciplines of those studying climate change, such as economists, technology experts, climate researchers, atmospheric chemists and geologists. In 2007, the IPCC requested the scientific community to develop a new set of scenarios, as the existing scenarios (published in the Special Report on Emissions Scenarios, (Nakicenovic and Swart 2000), and called the 'SRES scenarios') needed to be updated and expanded in scope (see Moss et al. (2010) for a detailed discussion). Researchers from different disciplines worked together to develop a process to craft these new scenarios, as summarized by Moss, et al. (2010). The Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium (IAMC), founded in response to the IPCC call, played a key role in this process.1 The scenario development process aims to develop a set of new scenarios that facilitate integrated analysis of climate change across the main scientific communities. The process comprises 3 main phases: (1) an initial phase, developing a set of pathways for emissions, concentrations and radiative forcing, (2) a parallel phase, comprising both the development of new socio-economic storylines and climate model projections, and (3) an integration phase, combining the information from the first phases into holistic mitigation, impacts and vulnerability assessments. The pathways developed in the first phase were called 'Representative Concentration Pathways (RCPs)'. They play an important role in providing input for prospective climate model experiments, including both the decadal and long-term projections of climate change. The RCPs also provide an

  14. Summary of Decisions - April 18, 2016 - April 22, 2016 | Department of

    Energy Savers

    Energy 8, 2016 - April 22, 2016 Summary of Decisions - April 18, 2016 - April 22, 2016 April 22, 2016 - 10:45am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On April 19, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. The local security office (LSO) had conducted personnel security interviews with the individual in both 1991 and 1999 to address financial matters. In 2014, the individual disclosed on a

  15. EIS-0491: Record of Decision (Lake Charles Exports, LLC) | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy Exports, LLC) EIS-0491: Record of Decision (Lake Charles Exports, LLC) Lake Charles Liquefaction Project; Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana DOE announced its decision in Lake Charles Exports, LLC (LCE), DOE/FE Docket No. 11-59-LNG, to issue DOE/FE Order No. 3324-A, granting final long-term, multi contract authorization for LCE to engage in the export of domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Lake Charles Terminal located in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, in a

  16. EIS-0491: Record of Decision (Lake Charles LNG Export Company, LLC) |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Department of Energy LNG Export Company, LLC) EIS-0491: Record of Decision (Lake Charles LNG Export Company, LLC) Lake Charles Liquefaction Project; Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana DOE announced its decision in Lake Charles LNG Export Company, LLC (Lake Charles LNG Export), DOE/FE Docket No. 13-04-LNG1, to issue DOE/FE Order No. 3868 granting final long-term, multi contract authorization for Lake Charles LNG Export to engage in export of domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the

  17. Statement from Energy Secretary Bodman on OPEC's Decision to Cut Crude Oil

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Production | Department of Energy from Energy Secretary Bodman on OPEC's Decision to Cut Crude Oil Production Statement from Energy Secretary Bodman on OPEC's Decision to Cut Crude Oil Production October 19, 2006 - 9:17am Addthis "We continue to believe that it is best for oil producers and consumers alike to allow free markets to determine issues of supply, demand and price. Despite the recent downturn in crude oil prices, they remain at historically high levels, clearly indicating a

  18. Summary of Decisions - August 1, 2016 - August 5, 2016 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy , 2016 - August 5, 2016 Summary of Decisions - August 1, 2016 - August 5, 2016 August 5, 2016 - 1:54pm Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On August 4, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's DOE access authorization should not be restored. The LSO had alleged that individual's history of three alcohol-related arrests (the record showed that the individual actually had a history of five alcohol related arrests),

  19. Summary of Decisions - July 22, 2013- July 26, 2013 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    2, 2013- July 26, 2013 Summary of Decisions - July 22, 2013- July 26, 2013 July 26, 2013 - 10:06am Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On July 25, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. A Local Security Office began an investigation of an individual's eligibility for access authorization after the individual was arrested for "public nuisance," having fallen asleep along the

  20. Summary of Decisions - July 25, 2016 - July 29, 2016 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 5, 2016 - July 29, 2016 Summary of Decisions - July 25, 2016 - July 29, 2016 July 29, 2016 - 10:54am Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On July 28, 2016, an Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual should be granted an access authorization. According to the Notification Letter, the individual had used marijuana at age 13, was charged with Minor in Possession (MIP) of alcohol at age 15, and has engaged in underage drinking. When

  1. Summary of Decisions - MM DD, YYYY - MM DD, YYYY | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    MM DD, YYYY - MM DD, YYYY Summary of Decisions - MM DD, YYYY - MM DD, YYYY September 9, 2016 - 9:32am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On September 6, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's request for DOE access authorization should be granted. The LSO had alleged that the individual's marriage to an undocumented immigrant from a non-sensitive nation constituted a security concern. The LSO argued that the individual's marriage

  2. Summary of Decisions - May 16, 2016 - May 20, 2016 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    16, 2016 - May 20, 2016 Summary of Decisions - May 16, 2016 - May 20, 2016 May 20, 2016 - 2:34pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On May 19, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should be restored. The individual, who works in a secured area in a vault-type room (VTR), received notice in April 2015 that she had been randomly selected for her first-ever security related polygraph. In advance of the polygraph,

  3. Summary of Decisions - May 23, 2016 - May 27, 2016 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    23, 2016 - May 27, 2016 Summary of Decisions - May 23, 2016 - May 27, 2016 May 27, 2016 - 8:14am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On May 25, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's DOE access authorization should be restored. The local security office had alleged that the individual's history of three alcohol-related arrests, and an opinion by a DOE psychiatrist that he suffered from Alcohol Abuse/Alcohol Use Disorder, raised

  4. Summary of Decisions - June 2, 2014 - June 6, 2014 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers

    22, 2013- July 26, 2013 Summary of Decisions - July 22, 2013- July 26, 2013 July 26, 2013 - 10:06am Addthis Personnel Security Hearing (10 CFR Part 710) On July 25, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. A Local Security Office began an investigation of an individual's eligibility for access authorization after the individual was arrested for "public nuisance," having fallen asleep along the

  5. Summary of Decisions - July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015 Summary of Decisions - July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015 July 10, 2015 - 1:45pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On July 9, 2015, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that an individual's DOE access authorization should be restored. The LSO found that the individual's history of three alcohol-related arrests, and an opinion by a DOE psychiatrist that he suffered from alcohol abuse and an adjustment disorder, which

  6. Summary of Decisions - June 9, 2014 - June 13, 2014 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 9, 2014 - June 13, 2014 Summary of Decisions - June 9, 2014 - June 13, 2014 June 13, 2014 - 2:54pm Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On June 13, 2014, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should not restore an individual's access authorization. As security concerns, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited a DOE psychologist's diagnosis of Alcohol Abuse and two alcohol-related arrests. The Administrative Judge found that the

  7. Summary of Decisions - May 9, 2016 - May 13, 2016 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    9, 2016 - May 13, 2016 Summary of Decisions - May 9, 2016 - May 13, 2016 May 13, 2016 - 9:55am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On May 10, 2016, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should be restored. The LSO began an investigation of the individual after being contacted by a woman who stated that her daughter was in a relationship with the individual and that the woman had concerns about the individual's

  8. Summary of Decisions - October 6, 2014 - October 10, 2014 | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 6, 2014 - October 10, 2014 Summary of Decisions - October 6, 2014 - October 10, 2014 October 10, 2014 - 9:12am Addthis Personnel Security (10 CFR Part 710) On October 10, 2014, an OHA Administrative Judge issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should not restore an individual's DOE access authorization. As security concerns under Criterion F of 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited the individual's failure to list some 18 collection accounts on a 2013

  9. Petroleum 1996 - issues and trends

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1997-09-01

    Increasingly, users of the Energy Information Administration`s petroleum data and analytical reports have expressed an interest in a recurring report that takes a broad view of the petroleum sector. What is sought is some perspective on the complex interrelationships that comprise an industry and markets accounting for 40 percent of the energy consumed in the United States and ranging from the drilling rig in the oil field to the pump at the local gasoline station. This report comprehensively examines historical trends, and selectively focuses on major issues and the events they represent. It analyzes different dimensions of the industry and related markets in terms of how they relate to a common theme, in this case, the volatility in petroleum markets.

  10. Recent NRC research activities addressing valve and pump issues

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Morrison, D.L.

    1996-12-01

    The mission of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is to ensure the safe design, construction, and operation of commercial nuclear power plants and other facilities in the U.S.A. One of the main roles that the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES) plays in achieving the NRC mission is to plan, recommend, and implement research programs that address safety and technical issues deemed important by the NRC. The results of the research activities provide the bases for developing NRC positions or decisions on these issues. Also, RES performs confirmatory research for developing the basis to evaluate industry responses and positions on various regulatory requirements. This presentation summarizes some recent RES supported research activities that have addressed safety and technical issues related to valves and pumps. These activities include the efforts on determining valve and motor-operator responses under dynamic loads and pressure locking events, evaluation of monitoring equipment, and methods for detecting and trending aging of check valves and pumps. The role that RES is expected to play in future years to fulfill the NRC mission is also discussed.

  11. Issues in Midterm Analysis and Forecasting

    Reports and Publications

    1999-01-01

    Final issue of this report. Presents a series of eight papers, which cover topics in analysis and modeling that underlie the Annual Energy Outlook 1999, as well as other significant issues in midterm energy markets.

  12. FEMP Federal Fleet Files - May 2009 Issue

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    2009-06-04

    May 2009 issue of the monthly FEMP newsletter highlighting the latest news and developments impacting Federal fleets.

  13. LLW Notes Supplement, May/June 1994: Ward Valley, California: Legal issues in summary

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Norris, C.; Lovinger, T.

    1994-12-31

    This document is a digest of the major issues raised by the petitioners for the superior court`s consideration and of the responses to those issues that were supplied by the state respondents. The issues have been extracted from a joint memorandum filed by the petitioners on March 9. The responses are taken from the state respondents` April 6 memorandum. The superior court`s decision about the merit of each issue - as reported in the court`s May 4 order - is also included. This information is necessarily summary in nature. Persons interested in a detailed explanation of these lawsuits are directed to the parties` memorandums of March 9 and April 6, as well as to the court`s May 4 order.

  14. Hot Leg Piping Materials Issues

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    V. Munne

    2006-07-19

    With Naval Reactors (NR) approval of the Naval Reactors Prime Contractor Team (NRPCT) recommendation to develop a gas cooled reactor directly coupled to a Brayton power conversion system as the space nuclear power plant (SNPP) for Project Prometheus (References a and b) the reactor outlet piping was recognized to require a design that utilizes internal insulation (Reference c). The initial pipe design suggested ceramic fiber blanket as the insulation material based on requirements associated with service temperature capability within the expected range, very low thermal conductivity, and low density. Nevertheless, it was not considered to be well suited for internal insulation use because its very high surface area and proclivity for holding adsorbed gases, especially water, would make outgassing a source of contaminant gases in the He-Xe working fluid. Additionally, ceramic fiber blanket insulating materials become very friable after relatively short service periods at working temperatures and small pieces of fiber could be dislodged and contaminate the system. Consequently, alternative insulation materials were sought that would have comparable thermal properties and density but superior structural integrity and greatly reduced outgassing. This letter provides technical information regarding insulation and materials issues for the Hot Leg Piping preconceptual design developed for the Project Prometheus space nuclear power plant (SNPP).

  15. A naturalistic decision making model for simulated human combatants

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    HUNTER,KEITH O.; HART,WILLIAM E.; FORSYTHE,JAMES C.

    2000-05-01

    The authors describe a naturalistic behavioral model for the simulation of small unit combat. This model, Klein's recognition-primed decision making (RPD) model, is driven by situational awareness rather than a rational process of selecting from a set of action options. They argue that simulated combatants modeled with RPD will have more flexible and realistic responses to a broad range of small-scale combat scenarios. Furthermore, they note that the predictability of a simulation using an RPD framework can be easily controlled to provide multiple evaluations of a given combat scenario. Finally, they discuss computational issues for building an RPD-based behavior engine for fully automated combatants in small conflict scenarios, which are being investigated within Sandia's Next Generation Site Security project.

  16. Pipeline issues shape southern FSU oil, gas development

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1995-05-22

    To future production from southern republics of the former Soviet Union (FSU), construction and revitalization of pipelines are as important as the supply of capital. Export capacity will limit production and slow development activity in the region until new pipelines are in place. Plenty of pipeline proposals have come forward. The problem is politics, which for every proposal so far complicates routing or financing or both. Russia has made clear its intention to use pipeline route decisions to retain influence in the region. As a source of external pressure, it is not alone. Iran and Turkey also have made strong bids for the southern FSU`s oil and gas transport business. Diplomacy thus will say as much as commerce does about how transportation issues are settled and how quickly the southern republics move toward their potentials to produce oil and gas. The paper discusses possible routes and the problems with them, the most likely proposal, and future oil flows.

  17. Proposed decision document, other contamination sources, interim response action, South Tank Farm Plume

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    1990-08-23

    The South Tank Farm Plume (STFP) is listed under the 'Remediation of Other Contamination Sources' Interim Response Action (IRA) sites under the Final Technical Program Plan FY88-FY92 and the Federal Facility Agreement. The process and guidelines used to assess alternatives, produce this Proposed Decision Document, and implement this IRA are specified in and conducted in accordance with the Federal Facility Agreement. The purposes of the Proposed Decision Document for Other Contamination Sources IRAs are to: (a) state the objective of the IRA; (b) discuss Interim Response Action alternatives, if any, that were considered; (c) provide the rationale for the alternative selected; (d) present the final ARAR decision; (e) summarize the significant comments received regarding the IRA and responses to those comments; and (f) establish an IRA Deadline for completion of the IRA, if appropriate. Each of the above mentioned issues is addressed in this document.

  18. Issues evaluation process at Rocky Flats Plant

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Smith, L.C.

    1992-04-16

    This report describes the issues evaluation process for Rocky Flats Plant as established in July 1990. The issues evaluation process was initiated February 27, 1990 with a Charter and Process Overview for short-term implementation. The purpose of the process was to determine the projects required for completion before the Phased Resumption of Plutonium Operations. To determine which projects were required, the issues evaluation process and emphasized risk mitigation, based on a ranking system. The purpose of this report is to document the early design of the issues evaluation process to record the methodologies used that continue as the basis for the ongoing Issues Management Program at Rocky Flats Plant.

  19. Decisions that led to Y-12

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Decisions that led to Y-12 Last week we saw the political and organizational changes that led up to the Manhattan Project being created on August 13, 1942. The S-1 Executive ...

  20. Final decisions that led to Y-12

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    decisions that led to Y-12 As we have seen earlier in this series, Ernest O. Lawrence and ... By late 1942, progress on the reactor technology being led by Enrico Fermi at the ...

  1. Quality Assurance for Critical Decision Reviews RM

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The purpose of this Quality Assurance for Capital Project Critical Decision Review Module (QA RM) is to identify, integrate, and clarify the QA performance objectives, criteria, and guidance needed...

  2. 5(b)/9(c) Record of Decision

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    of the limit. See NRP080005, at 2-3. Evaluation and Decision: BPA acknowledges that a literal reading of the calculation method referenced in Seattle et al.'s comment is...

  3. Record of Decision (ROD) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    April 8, 1988 EIS-0113: Record of Decision Disposal of Hanford Defense High-Level, Transuranic, and Tank Wastes, Hanford Site, Richland, Washington May 14, 1981 EIS-0046: Record of...

  4. Record of Decision (ROD) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Revised by State September 25, 2009 EIS-0399: Record of Decision (WAPA) Montana Alberta Tie Ltd. 230-kV Transmission Line Project September 15, 2009 EIS-0312: Record of...

  5. Record of Decision (ROD) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Management December 13, 1996 EIS-0243: Record of Decision (December 1996) Environmental Impact Statement for the Nevada Test Site and Off-Site Locations in the State of Nevada...

  6. EIS-0377: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0377: Record of Decision Big Stone II Power Plant and Transmission Project Department of Energy announces its record of decision for the Big Stone II Power...

  7. EIS-0217: Supplemental Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Management EIS-0217-ROD-1997.pdf (19.24 KB) More Documents & Publications EIS-0217: Supplemental Record of Decision EIS-0217: Record of Decision EIS-0217: Amended Record of Decision

  8. EIS-0275: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    5: Record of Decision EIS-0275: Record of Decision Disposal of the S1C Prototype Reactor Plant This Record of Decision has been prepared on the proposed disposal of the defueled...

  9. Property:NEPA Decision Url | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    Decision Url Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA Decision Url Property Type URL Description URLs to decisions on NEPA Docs This is a property of type URL. Retrieved from...

  10. Geospatial Decision Making System - Energy Innovation Portal

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Biomass and Biofuels Biomass and Biofuels Find More Like This Return to Search Geospatial Decision Making System Idaho National Laboratory Contact INL About This Technology Technology Marketing Summary The INL has developed a geospatial decision making process to assist agricultural producers in optimizing operating conditions of combine harvesters which detects the presence of grain and distinguishes between that and residual plant material. Upon detecting grain in the process, the system sends

  11. Climate modeling with decision makers in mind

    DOE PAGES-Beta [OSTI]

    Jones, Andrew; Calvin, Katherine; Lamarque, Jean -Francois

    2016-04-27

    The need for regional- and local-scale climate information is increasing rapidly as decision makers seek to anticipate and manage a variety of context-specific climate risks over the next several decades. Furthermore, global climate models are not developed with these user needs in mind, and they typically operate at resolutions that are too coarse to provide information that could be used to support regional and local decisions.

  12. Parallel object-oriented decision tree system

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Kamath; Chandrika , Cantu-Paz; Erick

    2006-02-28

    A data mining decision tree system that uncovers patterns, associations, anomalies, and other statistically significant structures in data by reading and displaying data files, extracting relevant features for each of the objects, and using a method of recognizing patterns among the objects based upon object features through a decision tree that reads the data, sorts the data if necessary, determines the best manner to split the data into subsets according to some criterion, and splits the data.

  13. Data Decision Analysis: Project Shoal

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Forsgren, Frank; Pohll, Greg; Tracy, John

    1999-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to determine the most appropriate field activities in terms of reducing the uncertainty in the groundwater flow and transport model at the Project Shoal area. The data decision analysis relied on well-known tools of statistics and uncertainty analysis. This procedure identified nine parameters that were deemed uncertain. These included effective porosity, hydraulic head, surface recharge, hydraulic conductivity, fracture correlation scale, fracture orientation, dip angle, dissolution rate of radionuclides from the puddle glass, and the retardation coefficient, which describes the sorption characteristics. The parameter uncertainty was described by assigning prior distributions for each of these parameters. Next, the various field activities were identified that would provide additional information on these parameters. Each of the field activities was evaluated by an expert panel to estimate posterior distribution of the parameters assuming a field activity was performed. The posterior distributions describe the ability of the field activity to estimate the true value of the nine parameters. Monte Carlo techniques were used to determine the current uncertainty, the reduction of uncertainty if a single parameter was known with certainty, and the reduction of uncertainty expected from each field activity on the model predictions. The mean breakthrough time to the downgradient land withdrawal boundary and the peak concentration at the control boundary were used to evaluate the uncertainty reduction. The radionuclide 137Cs was used as the reference solute, as its migration is dependent on all of the parameters. The results indicate that the current uncertainty of the model yields a 95 percent confidence interval between 42 and 1,412 years for the mean breakthrough time and an 18 order-of-magnitude range in peak concentration. The uncertainty in effective porosity and recharge dominates the uncertainty in the model predictions, while the

  14. Microsoft PowerPoint - Top 3 Issues.ppt [Compatibility Mode]

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    T I A li h t Top 3 Issues, Accomplishments, and Board Activities EM SSAB Chairs Meeting April 28-29, 2010 * Oak Ridge, Tennessee Hanford 1. Central Plateau Completion Strategy and 2015 Vision 2015 Vision Number of Records of Decision Many changes to the Tri-Party Agreement to review Many changes to the Tri Party Agreement to review and potentially provide advice More characterization needed to support remedy l i selections Hanford 2. Tank Closure & Waste Management Environmental Impact

  15. DOE Issues RFP for West Valley Demonstration Project Probabilistic Performance Assessment

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the West Valley Demonstration Project Probabilistic Performance Assessment (WVDP-PPA) procurement that will provide support to the DOE, West Valley Demonstration Project, and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority in performing a probabilistic analysis to support the Phase 2 Decision making Alternative for the West Valley Demonstration Project and Western New York Nuclear Service Center.

  16. PARC Periodical | Vol. 6, Issue 2 | Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Vol. 6, Issue 2 December 1, 2014 PARC Periodical | Vol. 6, Issue 2 View Periodical Here

  17. PARC Periodical | Vol. 6, Issue 3 | Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Vol. 6, Issue 3 February 9, 2015 PARC Periodical | Vol. 6, Issue 3 View Periodical Here

  18. PARC Periodical | Volume 6, Issue 6 | Photosynthetic Antenna Research

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Center 6, Issue 6 August 20, 2015 PARC Periodical | Volume 6, Issue 6

  19. PARC Periodical | Volume 7, Issue 1 | Photosynthetic Antenna Research

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Center 7, Issue 1 October 12, 2015 PARC Periodical | Volume 7, Issue 1

  20. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Staff practice and procedure digest. Commission, Appeal Board and Licensing Board Decision, July 1972 - June 1995

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1996-04-01

    This is the seventh edition of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Staff Practice and Procedure Digest. It contains a digest of a number of Commission, Atomic Safety and Licensing Appeal Board, and Atomic Safety and Licensing Board decisions issued during the period from July 1, 1972 to June 1995 interpreting the NRC rules of practice in 10 CFR part 2.

  1. DOE Defends Decision to Revoke Energy Star Designation for Certain...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Decision to Revoke Energy Star Designation for Certain LG Refrigerators DOE Defends Decision to Revoke Energy Star Designation for Certain LG Refrigerators December 23, 2009 -...

  2. EIS-0374: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0374: Record of Decision Klondike III Biglow Canyon Wind Integration Project The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to implement the Proposed...

  3. EIS-0427: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    7: Record of Decision EIS-0427: Record of Decision Interconnection of the Grapevine Canyon Wind Project, Coconino County, Arizona Western Area Power Administration (Western)...

  4. Proposed Procedures for Liquefied Natural Gas Export Decisions...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Proposed Procedures for Liquefied Natural Gas Export Decisions Proposed Procedures for Liquefied Natural Gas Export Decisions On August 15, 2014, the Department of Energy's (DOE) ...

  5. Decision Support for Operations and Maintenance (DSOM) - Energy...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Decision Support for Operations and Maintenance (DSOM) Pacific Northwest National ... The Decision Support for Operations and Maintenance (DSOM) system is an expert ...

  6. EIS-0312: Record of Decision (2012) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Bonneville Power Administration Administrator's Record of Decision: Columbia Basin Fish Accords Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Kalispel Tribe This Record of Decision...

  7. EIS-0397: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0397: Record of Decision Lyle Falls Fish Passage Project The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to fund modifications to the existing Lyle...

  8. Materials Down Select Decisions Made Within DOE's Chemical Hydrogen...

    Energy Savers

    Materials Down Select Decisions Made Within DOE's Chemical Hydrogen Storage Center of Excellence Materials Down Select Decisions Made Within DOE's Chemical Hydrogen Storage Center ...

  9. Summary of Decisions - January 5, 2015 - January 9, 2015 | Department...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    the noted period. Addthis Related Articles Summary of Decisions - January 13, 2014 - January 17, 2014 Summary of Decisions - May 12, 2014 - May 16, 2014...

  10. EIS-0454: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0454: Record of Decision Tonopah Solar Energy, LLC, Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project (September 2011) For more information, contact: Ms. Angela Colamaria,...

  11. Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact ...

  12. EIS-0421: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Decision EIS-0421: Record of Decision Big Eddy-Knight Transmission Project Wasco County, Oregon and Klickitat County, Washington For more information contact: Ms. Stacy Mason,...

  13. EIS-0325: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0325: Record of Decision Schultz-Hanford Area Transmission Line Project Bonneville Power Administration has decided to implement the Agency Preferred...

  14. EIS-0255: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Decision EIS-0255: Record of Decision Execution of Agreements to Install Additional Wind Turbines at the Wyoming Windpower Plant BPA has decided to execute one or more...

  15. EIS-0413: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    3: Record of Decision EIS-0413: Record of Decision Searchlight Wind Energy Project, Searchlight, NV After considering potential environmental impacts, Western Area Power ...

  16. EIS-0345: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0345: Record of Decision Electrical Interconnection of the Plymouth Generating Facility The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to implement...

  17. DOE Secretarial Memorandum on Improved Decision Making through...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Memorandum on Improved Decision Making through the Integration of Program and Project ... DOE Secretarial Memorandum on Improved Decision Making through the Integration of Program ...

  18. EIS-0319: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0319: Record of Decision Relocation of Technical Area 18 Capabilities and Materials at the Los Alamos National Laboratory The Department of Energy's (DOE's)...

  19. EIS-0197: Record of Decision (November 1996) | Department of...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision (November 1996) EIS-0197: Record of Decision (November 1996) Delivery of the Canadian Entitlement The United States Entity (the Administrator of the Bonneville...

  20. EIS-0372: Record of Decision and Floodplain Statement of Findings...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision and Floodplain Statement of Findings EIS-0372: Record of Decision and Floodplain Statement of Findings Bangor Hydro-Electric Company Northeast Reliability...

  1. EIS-0119: Amended Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    : Amended Record of Decision EIS-0119: Amended Record of Decision Decommissioning of Eight Surplus Production Reactors at the Hanford Site, Richland, Washington DOE has decided to...

  2. EIS-0246: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    : Record of Decision EIS-0246: Record of Decision Wildlife Mitigation Program BPA has decided to adopt the set of prescriptions (goals, strategies, and procedural requirements)...

  3. EIS-0456: Record of Decision and Floodplain Statement of Findings...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision and Floodplain Statement of Findings EIS-0456: Record of Decision and Floodplain Statement of Findings Cushman Hydroelectric Project, Mason County, Washington...

  4. EIS-0230: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    30: Record of Decision EIS-0230: Record of Decision Electrical Interconnection of the Chehalis Generation Facility Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer...

  5. EIS-0343: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0343: Record of Decision Electrical Interconnection of the COB Energy Facility The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to offer contract terms...

  6. EIS-0330: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Record of Decision EIS-0330: Record of Decision Wallula-McNary Transmission Line Project and Wallula Power Project The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to...

  7. EIS-0349: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    49: Record of Decision EIS-0349: Record of Decision Electrical Interconnection of the BP Cherry Point Cogeneration Project The Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) has...

  8. EIS-0240: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    : Record of Decision EIS-0240: Record of Decision Disposition of Surplus Highly Envirched Uranium The Department of Energy (DOE) has decided to implement a program to make surplus...

  9. EIS-0183: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    in the wholesale power market. PDF icon DOEEIS-0183, Administrator's Record of Decision, Bonneville Power Administration, GNA Cliffs Energy Project, Record of Decision...

  10. EIS-0197: Supplement to Record of Decision | Department of Energy

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    Supplement to Record of Decision EIS-0197: Supplement to Record of Decision Delivery of the Canadian Entitlement The United States Entity has decided to supplement an earlier...

  11. EIS-0440: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

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    0: Record of Decision EIS-0440: Record of Decision Quartzsite Solar Energy Project, La Paz County, AZ After considering potential environmental impacts, Western Area Power ...

  12. Plutonium Record of Decision Statement from NNSA Adminstrator Frank Klotz |

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    National Nuclear Security Administration | (NNSA) Plutonium Record of Decision Statement from NNSA Adminstrator Frank Klotz Plutonium Record of Decision Statement from NNSA Administrator Frank G. Klotz

  13. EIS-0266: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

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    6: Record of Decision EIS-0266: Record of Decision Fourmile Hill Geothermal Development Project Power Purchase and Transmission Service Agreements The Bonneville Power...

  14. EIS-0332: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

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    Record of Decision EIS-0332: Record of Decision McNary-John Day Transmission Line Project Bonneville Power Administration has decided to implement the proposed action identified in...

  15. Reduction of Transient Particulate Matter Spikes with Decision...

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    Reduction of Transient Particulate Matter Spikes with Decision Tree Based Control Using a non-parametric decision tree to measure transient PM could correctly identify 94% of high ...

  16. EIS-0217: Amended Record of Decision | Department of Energy

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    Amended Record of Decision EIS-0217: Amended Record of Decision Savannah River Site Waste Management, Savannah River Operations Office, Aiken, South Carolina This Record of ...

  17. Record of Decision; Defense Waste Processing Facility at the...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Record of Decision; Defense Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site, Aiken, SC AGENCY: Department of Energy, DOE. ACTION: Record of Decision, Defense Waste Processing ...

  18. Bayesian-information-gap decision theory with an application to CO2 sequestration

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    O'Malley, D.; Vesselinov, V. V.

    2015-09-04

    Decisions related to subsurface engineering problems such as groundwater management, fossil fuel production, and geologic carbon sequestration are frequently challenging because of an overabundance of uncertainties (related to conceptualizations, parameters, observations, etc.). Because of the importance of these problems to agriculture, energy, and the climate (respectively), good decisions that are scientifically defensible must be made despite the uncertainties. We describe a general approach to making decisions for challenging problems such as these in the presence of severe uncertainties that combines probabilistic and non-probabilistic methods. The approach uses Bayesian sampling to assess parametric uncertainty and Information-Gap Decision Theory (IGDT) to addressmore » model inadequacy. The combined approach also resolves an issue that frequently arises when applying Bayesian methods to real-world engineering problems related to the enumeration of possible outcomes. In the case of zero non-probabilistic uncertainty, the method reduces to a Bayesian method. Lastly, to illustrate the approach, we apply it to a site-selection decision for geologic CO2 sequestration.« less

  19. Bayesian-information-gap decision theory with an application to CO2 sequestration

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    O'Malley, D.; Vesselinov, V. V.

    2015-09-04

    Decisions related to subsurface engineering problems such as groundwater management, fossil fuel production, and geologic carbon sequestration are frequently challenging because of an overabundance of uncertainties (related to conceptualizations, parameters, observations, etc.). Because of the importance of these problems to agriculture, energy, and the climate (respectively), good decisions that are scientifically defensible must be made despite the uncertainties. We describe a general approach to making decisions for challenging problems such as these in the presence of severe uncertainties that combines probabilistic and non-probabilistic methods. The approach uses Bayesian sampling to assess parametric uncertainty and Information-Gap Decision Theory (IGDT) to address model inadequacy. The combined approach also resolves an issue that frequently arises when applying Bayesian methods to real-world engineering problems related to the enumeration of possible outcomes. In the case of zero non-probabilistic uncertainty, the method reduces to a Bayesian method. Lastly, to illustrate the approach, we apply it to a site-selection decision for geologic CO2 sequestration.

  20. Briefing Products - Tools for Communicating Technical Issues to a Non-Technical Audience

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    Dr. Harvey Clark, Kevin T. Foster

    2011-06-09

    Briefing Products are a new NARAC/IMAAC product line designed to communicate the consequences of a radiological, nuclear, chemical or biological agent incident to non-technical decision makers and key leaders. Each Briefing Product addresses a single decision or issue focused on potential actions that should be considered when responding to a hazard, while avoiding the use of technical or regulatory jargon. Briefing Products do not make protective action recommendations, although they do concretely assist decision-makers with development of their own protective actions by quoting or paraphrasing the published guidance relevant to the decision at hand. Briefing Products are produced in sets tailored to specific types of incident which together depict the key decisions and characteristics of the incident. Each Briefing Product in the set consists of three elements: (1) Primary Effects, (2) Key Points and (3) Presenter Notes. Both the Primary Effects and Key Points are ready for direct presentation, while the Presenter Notes are designed to provide background information to the presenter and are not for direct presentation to the audience. The Briefing Products themselves are alternative presentations of results from the customary standard NARAC/IMAAC technical products. Currently, Briefing Products are available for detonation of both RDDs (Radiological Dispersal Devices) and INDs (Improvised Nuclear Devices). A new set of products tailored to nuclear power plant (NPP) accidents is currently under development. This paper describes the scope, structure and content of the Briefing Product sets. Examples from the two sets of Briefing Products now available are presented.