Recommendation: So that DOE can better manage its major cleanup projects and more fully inform Congress on the status of these projects, the Secretary of Energy
should direct the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management to consolidate, clarify, and update its guidance for managing cleanup projects to reflect (1) current policy regarding independent baseline reviews and (2) the results of DOE's determination of the appropriate means for calculating and budgeting for contingency so that project managers can consistently apply it across nuclear waste cleanup sites.
Schlesinger, the first Secretary of Energy
, whose career and works embody a focus on the interplay of economic, security, and energy issues in academia, in public service, and industry.
Specifically, the bill instructs the Secretary of Energy
to implement, through cooperative agreements with private sector partners, programs to develop a standard design for two smart modular reactors, at least one of which will have a rated capacity of 50 megawatts or less.
will permit the highest level of research productivity and efectiveness of the Super Collider at a reasonable cost of construction and operation with minimal impact on the environment," Secretary of Energy
Burnison to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy
(Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs) and Ms.
The only qualification Secretary of Energy
Spencer Abraham has for the job is his fund-raising capabilities with the moguls of the industry.
CMS Energy Chairman and CEO William McCormick was recently appointed by Secretary of Energy
Spencer Abraham to serve on the Department of Energy's Electricity Advisory Board.
The conferees directed the Secretary of Energy
to complete and certify a new NIF cost and schedule baseline and submit that certification to the appropriate congressional committees by June 1, 2000.
Briefly, the bills would require the Secretary of Energy
to designate three Centers for Metal Casting Research on issues related to the technology competitiveness and energy conservation of the U.