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Author: Jim Wells
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cost, major, overruns, schedule, delays, caused, failures, ignition, facility, management, oversight, national
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2000-10
ISBN-10: 0756705371
ISBN-13: 9780756705374

The Univ. of CA, under contract to the DoE to operate Lawrence Livermore Nat. Lab., is building the Nat. Ignition Facility. DoE considers the Nat. Ignition Facility an essential component of its Stockpile Stewardship Program, which is responsible for ensuring the safety & reliability of nuclear weapons in the absence of nuclear testing. The Nat. Ignition Facility was originally expected to cost about $2 billion when complete in 2002, but DoE has increased the cost & moved the completion date to 2006. This report determines the magnitude of the Nat. Ignition Facility's cost & schedule overruns;

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: facility, actions, savannah, nuclear, cleanup, river, epa, cleanups, improvement, needed, federal, oversight
Number of Pages: 57
ISBN-10: 1428900381
ISBN-13: 9781428900387

Author: Dana A. Shea (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: 112th, congress, options, issues, facility, security, chemical
Number of Pages: 28
Published: 2011-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437983278
ISBN-13: 9781437983272

The Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) regulates chemical facilities for security purposes. The 111th Congress extended this authority through March 4, 2011, and debated the scope and details of reauthorization. Some Members of Congress supported an extension of the existing authority. Other Members called for revision and more extensive codification of chemical facility security regulatory provisions. There are questions regarding the current law's effectiveness in reducing chemical facility risk and the sufficiency of federal funding for chemical facility security. Contents of this report: Int

Author: Global Environment Facility
Publisher: Global Environment Facility
Keywords: biodiversity, communities, indigenous
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 2011-05-10
ISBN-10: 1884122299
ISBN-13: 9781884122293

Author: Tobias Adrian
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: funding, facility, paper, commercial, reserve, federal
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 1437929303
ISBN-13: 9781437929300

The Federal Reserve (FR) created the Commercial Paper Funding Facility (CPFF) in the midst of severe disruptions in money markets following the bankruptcy of Lehman Bros. on Sept. 15, 2008. The CPFF finances the purchase of highly rated unsecured and asset-backed commercial paper from eligible issuers via primary dealers. The facility is a liquidity backstop to U.S. issuers of commercial paper, and its creation was part of a range of policy actions undertaken by the FR to provide liquidity to the financial system. This report documents aspects of the financial crisis relevant to the creation o

Author: Barbara D. Bovbjerg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: process, voting, term, care, facilities, integrity, strengthen, information, voters, promising, practices, could, elderly
Number of Pages: 49
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 1437926274
ISBN-13: 9781437926279

Voting is fundamental to the U.S. democratic system and federal law provides broad protections for people with disabilities, including older voters. Many long-term care facility residents, who often have physical or cognitive impairments, vote by absentee or early ballot. Concerns have been raised about the extent to which states and localities are helping the increasing number of facility residents exercise their right to vote, especially those requiring voting assistance, who may be subject to undue influence or unauthorized completion of their ballot by facility staff or relatives. Given th

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: pollution, prevention, guides, industry, formulating, pesticide
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 1995-09-01
ISBN-10: 078812143X
ISBN-13: 9780788121432

Provides pesticide formulators with waste minimization options. Also provides worksheets and flow charts designed to be used: for a waste minimization assessment of a pesticide formulating facility, in developing an understanding of the facility's waste generating processes; and to suggest ways to reduce the waste. Outlines both pollution prevention theory and practice. Pre-designed forms are provided as well as an actual case study of a pesticide formulating facility. Useful to pesticide formulating companies, plant operators and environmental engineers.
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