Restructuring DOE and its laboratories issues in the 105th Congress

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StatementWilliam C. Boesman.
SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB97012., Issue brief (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- IB97012., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1998, 98-IB-97012.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
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Restructuring DOE and its laboratories: issues in the th Congress. [William C Boesman; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.]. Jack Anderson Last week Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced a restructuring of DOE’s leadership. The plan makes significant changes that will affect Fermilab, so in today’s column I will take you through some of the highlights.

Restructuring DOE and its laboratories book If you’d like to hear about the changes directly from Secretary Moniz, I encourage you to watch the video of his town hall meeting for DOE employees. The. Restructure the relationship and interactions between the Department and the national laboratories and sites to ensure the continued status of the national laboratories as world-class research institutions best able to achieve DOE’s mission, maximize the impact of federal R&D investment in the laboratories, accelerate the transfer of technology into the private and government sectors, and.

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