Copyright © 1999, Congressional Information
99 CIS H 18153
TITLE: Energy and
Water Development Appropriations for 2000. Part 6: Department of Energy
SOURCE: Committee on Appropriations. House
DOC-TYPE: Hearing Retrieve
the full text of testimony
DATE: Mar. 16, 18, 1999
LENGTH: ii+721+ix p. il. Index.
ITEM-NO: 1011; 1011-A
INCLUDED IN LEGISLATIVE HISTORY
Continuation of hearings before
the Subcom on Energy and Water Development Appropriations to consider FY2000
budget requests for civil works and energy programs. This volume contains
requests for DOE programs, including radioactive waste disposal and nuclear
Includes submitted statements, budget
justifications, and performance plans from witnesses who did not present oral
testimony, as follows:
a. Nuclear Waste Technical Review
Board (p. 214-240).
b. Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety
Board (p. 563-621).
Testimony abstracts include page references
to matching submitted justifications in Part 4 (see H181-51).
-- Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety
Board, "Ninth Annual Report to Congress" Feb. 1999 (p. 622-721).
Includes a subject index (p. iii-ix).
CONTENT-NOTATION: DOE programs, FY2000 approp
ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT APPROPRIATIONS. HOUSE; DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY;
DEFENSE RESEARCH; NUCLEAR RESEARCH; DEFENSE BUDGETS AND APPROPRIATIONS; NUCLEAR
WASTE TECHNICAL REVIEW BOARD; FEDERAL ADVISORY BODIES; DEFENSE NUCLEAR
FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD; RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL; NUCLEAR WEAPONS
99-H181-53 TESTIMONY NO: 1 Mar. 16, 1999 p. 1-213
WITNESSES (and witness notations):
OWENDOFF, JAMES M. (Acting Assistant Secretary,
Environmental Management, DOE)
BARRETT, LAKE H. (Acting
Director, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management)
EXPLANATION: DOE FY2000 request (for submitted justifications, see H181-51, p.
1739-2620) for nuclear weapons facilities cleanup and waste disposal programs,
including closure of weapons plants, privatization activities, management of
hazardous and radioactive wastes, and development of new cleanup and waste
Office of Civilian Radioactive
Waste Management FY2000 request (for submitted justifications, see H181-51, p.
1469-1547) for civilian nuclear waste disposal programs, including assessment of
waste repository at Yucca Mountain site in Nevada.
DOE environmental mgmt and
radioactive waste disposal, FY2000 approp
HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL; RECLAMATION OF LAND; GOVERNMENT
PRIVATIZATION; ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH; TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS; YUCCA
MOUNTAIN, NEV.; NEVADA
NO: 2 Mar. 18, 1999 p. 241-562
REIS, VICTOR H. (Assistant Secretary,
Defense Programs, DOE)
GOTTEMOELLER, ROSE E. (Director,
Office of Nonproliferation and National Security, DOE)
HOLGATE, LAURA S. (Director, Office of Fissile Material
BUDGET EXPLANATION: DOE FY2000 request (for
submitted justifications, see H181-51, p. 7-306) for nuclear weapons stockpile
programs, including activities to maintain the safety and reliability of the
nuclear arsenal, retain weapons expertise and testing ability, develop a new
tritium production source, and dismantle weapons in accordance with arms control
Office of Nonproliferation and National
Security FY2000 request (for submitted justifications, see H181-51, p. 307-464)
for counterproliferation programs, including activities to secure weapons-grade
nuclear materials, monitor compliance with nuclear nonproliferation and test ban
treaties, and respond to chemical and biological threat agents.
Office of Fissile Materials Disposition FY2000 request
(for submitted justifications, see H181-51, p. 505-543) for disposition of
post-Cold War stockpiles of surplus plutonium and highly enriched uranium, and
for technical support to Russia for disposal of surplus fissile materials.
DOE natl def and nuclear
material disposition programs, FY2000 approp
NATIONAL DEFENSE; NUCLEAR WEAPONS TESTING;
ARMS CONTROL AND DISARMAMENT; NUCLEAR FACILITIES AND MATERIALS SECURITY;
TREATIES AND CONVENTIONS; CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WARFARE; TECHNOLOGICAL
INNOVATIONS; PLUTONIUM; URANIUM; RUSSIA; FOREIGN RELATIONS; TRITIUM