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Government Documents on Nuclear Energy: Congressional

Government Documents on Nuclear Energy

Congressional

Congressional committees are responsible for approving new legislation, revising existing legislation,  funding federal nuclear agency programs, and conducting oversight of agency program performance. Examples of publications produced by these agencies and congressional support organizations in Purdue Libraries include:

Government Accountability Office Reports (This agency evaluates the performance of governmental programs for Congress.)

Here for fulltext Hathitrust documents.

 

Office of Technology Assessment Reports (This agency advised Congress on scientific and technological issues from 1973-1995.) - HSSE DOC Y 3. T 22/2:

Joint Committee on Atomic Energy(Online-Courtesy Stanford University Library) (Although no longer in existence, this committee's publications are excellent sources for historical research on U.S. nuclear energy policy until the mid-1970's.) - HSSE DOC Y 4.AT 7/2:

House Appropriations Committee  HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents. - HSSE MF Y 4.AP 6/1:

Senate Appropriations Committee (Appropriations committees are excellent sources for program spending information.)  HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents. Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) is a member of this committee) - HSSE MF Y 4.AP 6/2:

House Armed Services Committee (See HSSE DOC Y 4.SE 2/1: for this committees hearings from 1995-1998) (Reps. Jim Banks (R-IN) is a member of this committee.)  HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents - HSSE DOC Y 4.AR 5/2A:

House Energy & Commerce Committee  HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents. Reps. Larry Buschon (R-IN) and Greg Pence (R-IN) are members of this committee. - HSSE DOC Y 4.C 73/8:

House Science Committee (Rep. Jim Baird (R-IN) is a member of this committee).  HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents. - HSSE DOC Y 4.SCI 2:

Senate Armed Services Committee  HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents. - HSSE DOC Y 4.AR 5/3:

Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee   HERE and HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents. - HSSE DOC Y 4.EN 2:

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) is a member of this committee and is the ranking member on its Subcommittee on Clean Air & Nuclear Safety.  HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents. - HSSE DOC Y 4.P 96/10:

Congressional Budget Office

Congressional Record

Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports(2018-present)

Advanced Nuclear Reactors: Technology Overview and Current Issues(April 18, 2019 CRS Report)

Nuclear Power Plant Design and Seismic Safety Considerations

Nuclear Energy Policy

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