The Department of Defense is by far the largest government consumer of energy, having spent around $17 billion on fuel last year, according to a new report from the Congressional Research Service.
“DOD’s reliance on fuel can lead to financial, operational, and strategic challenges and risks,” which are explored in the report. See Department of Defense Energy Initiatives: Background and Issues for Congress, June 5, 2012.
Other new and updated CRS reports that Congress has barred CRS from publishing online include the following.
Federal Research and Development Funding: FY2013, June 1, 2012
Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts, June 5, 2012
Common frameworks for evaluating proposals leave this utility function implicit, often evaluating aspects of risk, uncertainty, and potential value independently and qualitatively.
The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]
According to the National Center for Education Statistics’ August 2023 pulse panel, 60% of public schools were utilizing a “community school” or “wraparound services model” at the start of this school year—up from 45% last year.
Filmmaker Christopher Nolan, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senator Todd (R-IN), and Dr. Alondra Nelson presented with FAS Public Service Awards;
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