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Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and power.
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AUTHORIZATIONS (FISCAL
YEARS 1979 AND 1980) AND ENERGY EMERGENCY

PREPAREDNESS

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND POWER

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON
INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NINETY-SIXTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H.R. 1004
TO AUTHORIZE APPROPRIATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF
ENERGY AND THE FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMIS-
SION PURSUANT TO SECTION 660 OF THE DEPARTMENT OF
ENERGY ORGANIZATION ACT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

FEBRUARY 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, 26, 28, AND MARCH 2 AND 6, 1979

Serial No. 96-36

Printed for the use of the
Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

49-611 O

WASHINGTON : 1979

COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE

HARLEY O. STAGGERS, West Virginia, Chairman

JOHN D. DINGELL, Michigan

SAMUEL L. DEVINE, Ohio

LIONEL VAN DEERLIN, California

JAMES T. BROYHILL, North Carolina
JOHN M. MURPHY, New York

TIM LEE CARTER, Kentucky
DAVID E. SATTERFIELD III, Virginia

CLARENCE J. BROWN, Ohio
BOB ECKHARDT, Texas

JAMES M. COLLINS, Texas
RICHARDSON PREYER, North Carolina NORMAN F. LENT, New York
JAMES H. SCHEUER, New York

EDWARD R. MADIGAN, Mlinois
RICHARD L. OTTINGER, New York

CARLOS J. MOORHEAD, California
HENRY A. WAXMAN, California

MATTHEW J. RINALDO, New Jersey
TIMOTHY E. WIRTH, Colorado

DAVE STOCKMAN, Michigan
PHILIP R. SHARP, Indiana

MARC L. MARKS, Pennsylvania
JAMES J. FLORIO, New Jersey

TOM CORCORAN, Illinois
ANTHONY TOBY MOFFETT, Connecticut GARY A. LEE, New York
JIM SANTINI, Nevada

TOM LOEFFLER, Texas
ANDREW MAGUIRE, NEw Jersey

WILLIAM E. DANNEMEYER, California

MARTY RUSSO, Illinois

EDWARD J. MARKEY, Massachusetts

THOMAS A. LUKEN, Ohio

DOUG WALGREN, Pennsylvania

ALBERT GORE, JR., Tennessee

BARBARA A. MIKULSKI, Maryland

RONALD M. MOTTL, Ohio

PHIL GRAMM, Texas

AL SWIFT, Washington

MICKEY LELAND, Texas

RICHARD C. SHELBY, Alabama

Hearings held on-

Page

February 13, 1979

1

February 14, 1979

163

February 15, 1979

251

February 22, 1979

371

February 23, 1979

429

February 26, 1979

571

February 28, 1979

681

March 2, 1979

747

March 6, 1979

885

Text of H.R. 1004 .

4
Report of Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President,
on H.R. 1004

60

Statement of

Berry, Seymour, Director, Bureau of Engraving and Printing

174, 208

Conahan, Frank, Associate Director, International Division, General Ac-

counting Office

573

Corso, Ron, staff, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

638

Curtis, Hon. Charles B., Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commis-

sion

638

Cutler, Eliot R., Associate Director for Natural Resources, Energy and

Science, Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the

President

261

Daly, Peter, Staff Assistant to the Director, Bureau of Engraving and

Printing

174

Egan, Michael J., Associate Attorney General, Department of Justice 478

Energy, Department of:

Bardin, David J., Administrator, Economic Regulatory Administra-

tion

169, 208, 431

Bateman, C. Worth, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy

Technology

681

Bergold, Harry E., Jr., Assistant Secretary for International Af-

fairs

165, 208

Bloom, Paul L., Special Counsel for Compliance, Economic Regulatory

Administration

431

Carosella, Michael, Chief of Management, Office of Emergency Re-

sponse Planning

604

Clusen, Ruhr C., Assistant Secretary for Environment

1006

Coleman, Lynn, General Counsel

431, 1006, 1063

Cushman, Michael, New Orleans Project Control

604

DeLuca, Joseph R., Deputy Undersecretary for Strategic Petroleum

Reserve

604

Esposito, Vincent, Acting Director, Transportation Programs..

749

Fygi, Eric, Deputy General Counsel

254

Glassey, C. Roger, Assistant Administrator, Applied Analysis, Energy

Information Administration

886

Goodwin, Robert, Assistant General Counsel for International Trade
and Emergency Preparedness

165, 208

Harvey, Douglas G., Director, Office of Industrial Programs, Conserva-

tion and Solar Applications

749

Statement of Continued

Page Energy, Department of—Continued

Hughes, Phillip S., Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental and
Institutional Relations

749, 775 Hystad, Carlyle, Director, Office of Emergency Response Planning, Assistant Secretary for Policy and Evaluation

604 Jones, Harry, Chief Technical Officer, Office of Emergency Response Planning

604 Kennedy, Richard H., Environmental Control Specialist, Environmen

tal Control Technology Division, Office of Environmental Compli-
ance and Overview

1006 Kildee, Brian, Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Procurement 431 Langmead, John, Chief Financial Officer, Office of Emergency Response Planning

604 Linden, Albert H., Jr., Assistant Administrator, Energy Data, Energy Information Administration

886 Liverman, James L., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment 1006 McIsaac, George S., Assistant Secretary, Resource Applications... 373 Mazur, Don, Chief, Project Management Office, New Orleans, La 604 Mercer, Bruce, counsel

681 Myers, Sheldon, Program Director, Office of Nuclear Waste Management

681, 691 Moses, Lincoln E., Administrator, Energy Information Administration. 886 Mott, William E., Acting Director, Environmental Control Technology Division, Office of Environmental Compliance and Overview

1006 Newkirk, Thomas, Office of General Counsel

886 O'Leary, Hon. John F., Deputy Secretary

254 Robinson, Douglas, Assistant Administrator for Regulations and Emergency Planning

169, 208 Rollins, Hazel R., Deputy Administrator, Economic Regulatory Administration

431 Savitz, Maxine L., Director, Buildings and Community Systems

749 Scango, John, staff, in charge of design and engineering..

604 Schlesinger, Hon. James R., Secretary..

62 Smith, Charles S., Assistant Administrator, Energy Information Validation, Energy Information Administration

886 Stewart, Frank, Director, Office of State and Local Programs

749 Tashjian, Michael S., Director, Procurement and Contracts Management

431 Voight, William R., Jr., Director, Office of Uranium Resources and Enrichment

373 Walden, Omi G., Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Solar Applications

749 Whiton, Justin

604 Grogan, Timothy, Management Analyst, International Division, General Accounting Office

573 Hall, Commissioner George, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission....... 638 Harsha, Hon. William H., a Representative in Congress from the State of Ohio.

371 Holden, Commissioner Matthew, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. 638 Holland, William, Chief, Production and Scheduling Branch, Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

174 Lindsay, William W., Director, Office of Electric Power Regulation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

638 McCullough, Douglas L., Deputy Director, Energy and Minerals Division, General Accounting Office

268 McDonald, William, Executive Director, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission..

638 Milans, Flora, Manager, Fossil Fuels, Energy and Minerals Division, General Accounting Office

573 Peach, J. Dexter, Director, Energy and Minerals Division, General Accounting Office

573 Sheldon, Commissioner Georgiana, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

638 Smith, Commissioner Don, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

638 Page

978

995

397

100 474

687 707 442 811 860

905

213

984

825

568 901 902 911 440 441 240

Additional material submitted for the record by-
Energy, Department of:

Authority to transfer energy date to other Federal agencies
Burden reduction program (EIA) reporting
Charts and tables attached to Assistant Secretary McIssac's prepared

statement
Charts and tables attached to Secretary Schlesinger's prepared state-

ment...
Charts attached to Administrator Bardin's prepared statement.
Charts on nuclear waste management attached to Mr. Bateman's

prepared statement
Commercial waste management
Compliance manpower distribution.
Conservation and Solar Applications, vacancies as of March 2, 1979
Conservation and Solar, fiscal year 1980 budget history
Correspondence between subcommittee and Energy Department con-

cerning extent to which price changes in crude oil are passed

through to the consumer of refined products.....
Documents setting forth positions of the Department of Agriculture on

ration allotments for agricultural users
DOE policy on the disclosure of energy information in the possession of

the EIA
Draft EPA/DOE memorandum of understanding on waste energy

plants
Draft policy letter: Organization conflicts of interest-Applicability to

regulatory activities
EIA fiscal year budget, full time perminent by decision units.
EIA fiscal year 1980 budget request.
EIA request to OMB for personnel and justifications
ERA budgeted activities and funded organization
ERA organization chart
Federal estimates of costs of standby gasoline rationing plan
Files maintained by the Office of International Affairs relating to the

EIA and its activities
Fiscal year 1980 contracts listing (EIA)
Fourth quarter ERA contract obligations
Function and activities of the Office of Commercialization
Memorandum: Applicability of the Federal Advisory Committee Act to

subgroups of advisory committees
NEA funding for contracts
Oil to gas switching policy
Organizational structure and mission statements, Office of Environ-

ment, attached to Ms. Clausen's prepared statement
Penalties for counterfeiting and abuse of ration coupons, ration checks,

and redemption checks
People cut from EIA programs
Phase I cost summary (SPR) ....
Possible contract terminations
Proposed changes in work statement
Readiness maintenance costs
Regional Solar Energy Centers, status summary
Sharing and coordination of energy information between FERC and

EIA
Solar commercial and residential demonstration program Federal

building.
Source countries of SPR crude oil, net contract quantities, and average

cost per barrel
Statement of work-Analysis of the impacts of certain State regula-

tory policies upon electric utilities: Testing of dampers, Bureau of

Standards

United States: Oil imports by origin
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission:
Correspondence between Commission and Congressman Robert Drinan

concerning delays in obtaining licenses for small scale hydroelectric

projects.....
Decline in active rotary drilling rigs.
Fiscal year 1980 budget request-Contractual support for NEA activi-

ties ......
Fiscal year 1980 budget request for contractual support
Status of electric rate cases
Target dates for the proceeding to determine the alternative fuel cost

ceiling on incremental pricing (Docket No. RM 79-21)

190 952 534 834

872 336 140

1024

247 950 622 412 548 207 847

992

801

633

801 187

670 660

679 678 653

668

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