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  • 25th Anniversary of Department of Energy
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    25th Anniversary of Department of Energy

    The Energy Department celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary. It was founded during the Carter Administration. The event featured a speech by the current Secretary of Energy, as well as…

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  • Secretary OLeary Farewell
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    Secretary O'Leary Farewell

    Secretary O’Leary said goodbye to colleagues and friends in her farewell address to Department of Energy employees. She thanked them for their diligence and outlined some of their…

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  • Nuclear Information and Storage
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    Nuclear Information and Storage

    Secretary O’Leary of other Department of Energy officials released a report on nuclear waste storage problems and classification for public comment. It contains several previously…

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  • Winter Heating Fuel Supply
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    Winter Heating Fuel Supply

    After a meeting among Energy Department and fuel industry executives, participants briefed reporters on concerns over heating oil supplies and prices for the upcoming winter, especially in the…

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  • Environmental Research Grants
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    Environmental Research Grants

    Secretary O’Leary and other department officials announced the endowment of $47 million in grants to universities and other research institutions for research into new technologies to use…

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  • Nuclear Weapons Stockpile
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    Nuclear Weapons Stockpile

    Participants briefed reporters on the 13 people who will receive medals for their work in science and technology from President Clinton. Secretary O’Leary also talked about a new…

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  • Department of Energy Travel Expenditures 2
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    Department of Energy Travel Expenditures, 2

    Committee members heard testimony from Secretary O’Leary and other Department of Energy officials concerning Department of Energy trade missions to India, China, South Africa and Pakistan.…

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  • Gasoline Price Increase
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    Gasoline Price Increase

    Committee members heard testimony from former Energy Secretary Schlesinger, the current Energy secretary, Hazel O’Leary, and several petroleum industry representatives on the recent rise in…

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  • Role of the Energy Department
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    Role of the Energy Department

    Secretary O’Leary talked about the role of the Energy Department and its partnerships with businesses. She took questions from the audience.

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  • Nuclear Weapons Disposal
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    Nuclear Weapons Disposal

    Secretary O’Leary and other officials briefed reporters on how the department is planning to handle the disposal and storage of nuclear weapons. She emphasized that the plans will make the new…

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  • Energy Secretary Investigation
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    Energy Secretary Investigation

    The committee questioned Secretary O’Leary about the use of a consulting firm to monitor media coverage and rate stories on their favorability to the Energy Department at a cost of $46,000…

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  • The Future of National Laboratories
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    The Future of National Laboratories

    Secretary O’Leary announced that all three of the national nuclear weapons research laboratories will remain open. These facilities also conduct non-explosive nuclear testing, medical…

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  • Energy Department Personnel Reductions
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    Energy Department Personnel Reductions

    Secretary O’Leary talked to department personnel about staff reductions to make the department more efficient. She also took questions from the audience.

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  • Energy Department Reorganization Part 2
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    Energy Department Reorganization Part 2

    Committee members heard testimony on reorganizing the Energy Department.

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  • Department of Energy
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    Department of Energy

    Secretary O’Leary talked about the Energy Department and its policies. She also answered questions from students in the audience.

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  • US Nuclear Experiments
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    U.S. Nuclear Experiments

    Secretary O’Leary called a news conference to release the final reports outlining fourty-eight additional experiments in which U.S. citizens were used as “guinea pigs.” The documents…

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  • The Openness Initiative
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    The Openness Initiative

    Secretary O’Leary discussed the administration’s decision to adopt an “openness initiative” in which the details of government experiments were disclosed to the press.

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  • Global Environment Briefing
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    Global Environment Briefing

    The following individuals today briefed the media and took questions on the Administration’s environmental policy: Hazel O’Leary, Secretary of Energy; Bruce Babbitt, Secretary of the Interior; Carol…

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  • US Energy Policy
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    U.S. Energy Policy

    Secretary O’Leary discussed the Clinton administration’s energy policy plan and its impact on the United States' oil and gas industry. She also discussed the recent declassification of 204…

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  • US Energy Conservation
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    U.S. Energy Conservation

    Secretary O’Leary talked about the functions of the Department of Energy and the need to conserve energy resources such as oil, natural gas, and coal. She also discussed the effort to…

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