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Department of Energy Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

By: Magalie R. Salas

Excerpt: October 20, 2004. The following notice of meeting is published pursuant to Section 3(a) of the Government in the Sunshine Act (Pub. L. 94–409), 5 U.S.C. 552b: Agency Holding Meeting: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Date And Time: October 27, 2004, (within a relatively short time after the Commission’s open meeting on October 27). Matters To Be Considered: Non-Public Investigations and Inquiries, Enforcement Related Matters, and Security of Regulated Facilities.

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Solicitation/Contract Form

Excerpt: General Information: Section L of this solicitation contains important information about the preparation of proposals for this acquisition. Offers are expected to examine the schedule and all instructions and to furnish the information required by this RFP.

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Nsf's Program for Persons with Disabilities: A Decade of Innovatio...

Excerpt: Executive Overview: One in five Americans is identified as having some kind of disability. Half of these individuals- 24 million citizens- possess a significant disability. However, the broad diversity of this population and the disparity of their conditions have obscured the true magnitude of this constituency and the myriad of obstacles they must face in a world poorly equipped to accommodate them. Despite the laudable progress of Federal legislation such as t...

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Great Selection Choose from Popular Makes and Models Such as Ford,...

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Decentralized Execution

By: Mccarthy

Excerpt: Decentralized Execution: In order to accomplish the assigned mission, the joint force commander develops a concept of operation and organizes forces based on that concept. The organization should be sufficiently flexible to meet the planned phases of the contemplated operations and any development that may necessitate a change in the plan, while preserving the responsiveness of individual component capabilities. Sound organization should provide for unity of eff...

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Mixing and Chaotic Microstructure

By: Yuefan Deng

Excerpt: Mixing is a process in which distinct fluids intermingle in a complex way. Chaotic microstructure refers, more broadly, to all small-scale stochastic or chaotic behavior that affects dynamics at large length scales. Problems that involve mixing and chaotic microstructure are of fundamental importance in both basic science and engineering: They are the central issue in turbulence, pipeline flow, and the dynamics of supernovae. The microstructure of porous rocks, ...

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Bids Shall Be Publicly Opened at 11 : 00 A. M., Prevailing Washing...

Excerpt: If You Have Any Question Concerning These Specification...

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Portable Energy for the Dismounted Soldier

By: Nathan S. Lewis

Excerpt: In response to the study charge, the Jason’s focused primarily on fuel cells for portable electrical energy production. Fuel cell technologies that were evaluated included high temperature fuel cells such as solid oxide fuel cells and molten carbonate fuel cells, and temperature (80-200 C) fuel cells including phosphoric acid fuel cells, alkaline fuel cells, and polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. In addition, direct methanol fuel cells were evaluated.

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Sea Studios Foundation 810 Cannery Row Monterey, California 93940 ...

Excerpt: Sea Studios Foundation (SSF) is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation whose mission is to educate the public through television and related media about the diversity of life. This includes the production and distribution of educational materials such as books, films, videos, and television programs. SSF, as a Federal awardee, is required to follow the cost principles specified in Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-122, Cost Principles f...

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Report on the Two-Shift Operations of the Graphic Supplies Section

By: Robert G. Andary
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Performance of Multiple Hepa Filters against Plutonium Aerosols

By: Manuel Gonzales

Introduction: Multiple stages of high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters are used at most Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) nuclear facilities to control release of radioactive particulate. Although no emission standards have been established for radioactive particulate emission, ERDA Manual Chap, 05241 requires that emission be controlled so that effluent concentrations at the boundary between controlled and uncontrolled areas do not exceed sp...

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Tcs Shelter Engineering Design Review

Excerpt: During a 1-year period ending in 1992, State courts of general jurisdiction in the Nation's 75 largest counties disposed an estimated 378,000 tort cases involving 1. million plaintiffs and defendants. Individuals suing businesses accounted for a third of all cases. The average time courts took to dispose a tort case was just over 11/2 years. Trial verdicts accounted for 3% of all tort cases disposed.

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For Official Use Only Dsca- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Delive...

Excerpt: For Offical Use Only DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 98...

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Balancing Scientific Publication and National Security Concerns : ...

By: Dana A. Shea

Introduction: Publication of scientific research results that might be used by terrorist groups has led some policymakers to question whether the method used to control scientific research results, namely classification, should be revisited. The Administration, legislators, and scientific professional societies are reexamining policies relating to scientific information that might threaten national or homeland security. In March 2002, executive branch agencies were instr...

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2004 Guide to Programs

Excerpt: About the National Science Foundation: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent Federal agency created by the National Science Foundation Act of 1950, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1861-75). The Act states that NSF shall consist of the National Science Board (NSB) and the Director and establishes NSF to, among other purposes, promote the progress of science” and “advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare. The NSB establishes NSF's policies with...

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Department of Commerce International Trade Administration Universi...

By: Gerald A. Zerdy

Excerpt: This decision is made pursuant to section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89– 651, 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. in Suite 4100W, Franklin Court Building, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1099 14th Street, NW., Washington, D.C. . Docket Number: 04–017. Applicant: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model ...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Biometric Ide...

By: Daniel Morgan

Introduction: The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, commonly known as the 9/11 Commission, found that “constraining terrorist travel should become a vital part of counterterrorism strategy.” Noting that “false identities are used by terrorists to avoid being detected on a watchlist” and that “biometric identifiers make such evasions far more difficult,” the commission recommended that...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web the Electoral...

By: Thomas H. Neale

Excerpt: Constitutional Origins: The Constitutional Convention of 1787 considered several methods of electing the President, including selection by Congress, by the governors of the states, by the state legislatures, by a special group of Members of Congress chosen by lot, and by direct...

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Cover Photographs and Credits

By: Christine C. Boesz

Excerpt: We are responsible for auditing grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements funded by NSF, and for reviewing agency operations to ensure that they are conducted effectively and efficiently. Many factors are used to determine what to audit or review, including requests by National Science Board members, key NSF decision-makers, and other government officials. The OIG audit plan also considers NSF strategic goals and management challenges, award recipients’ prio...

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Review of the U.S. Munitions List and the Commodity Jurisdiction P...

Executive Summary: The National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2000, Public Law 106-65, Title XIV, Section 1402, Annual Report on Transfers of Militarily Sensitive Technology to Countries and Entities of Concern, requires the Inspectors General of the Departments of Commerce, Defense, Energy, and State to audit the U.S. Government policies and procedures for export of technologies and technical information to countries and entities of concern. The law specifies that th...

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