Summary: H.R.10969 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/15/1978)

Authorizes appropriations to the Department of Energy for energy research and development, and related activities for fiscal year 1979.

Title I: Energy Research and Development, and Related Activities - Authorizes appropriations for operating expenses for research in advanced energy technologies and energy conservation, fossil and nuclear energy, environmental research and development and other programs.

Authorizes plant and capital equipment funds for projects concerning coal use, breeder reactors, other advanced reactor concepts, light water reactors, basic energy sciences, uranium enrichment, environmental research and development, high energy physics, nuclear physics, and program management and support.

Authorizes additional funds for designated ongoing programs concerning specified concepts, plant engineering and design, general plant projects, and capital equipment not related to construction.

Title II: General Provisions - Prohibits the start-up or continuation of projects that have cost overruns that exceed, by specified amounts, the authorizations included in this Act.