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History and management of the DOE/Air Force small reactor project

Keith O Fultz

History and management of the DOE/Air Force small reactor project

statement of Keith O. Fultz, Senior Associate Director, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, before the Subcommittee on Environment, Energy and Natural Resources of the House Committee on Government Operations

by Keith O Fultz

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear reactors -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTestimony -- T-RCED-88-51
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14901512M

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History and management of the DOE/Air Force small reactor project by Keith O Fultz Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Be the first. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information regarding the joint Department of Energy (DOE) and Air Force Small Reactor Project, focusing on its origin, history, and found that: (1) using DOE discretionary funds, the DOE laboratory at Los Alamos initiated the project in June to determine whether a small nuclear reactor could satisfy the Air Force's electric.

GAO discussed the history and management of the joint Department of Energy (DOE) and Air Force Small Reactor Project, a 4-year project that cost about $ billion but was unsuccessful in reaching its intended goal of providing a source of secure power for the Air Force.

GAO noted that: (1) a DOE laboratory initiated the project inusing its internal discretionary funds to conduct a. Overview of the Small The small reactor project was undertaken after the Air Force found that Reactor Project the key components of the national and international energy generation and distribution system are vulnerable to disruption, The majority of Air Force bases purchase their electric power from utilities.

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