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Author: David G. Gill
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: electronic, data, exchanges, needed, actions, computing, crisis, year
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 078817956X
ISBN-13: 9780788179563

Contains information on actions taken to address Year 2000 issues for electronic data exchanges, which are used extensively to transfer information between computer systems. It identifies (1) the key actions taken to date to address electronic data exchanges among federal, state, and local governments, (2) the actions the federal government has taken to minimize the adverse economic impact of noncompliant Year 2000 data from other countries' information systems corrupting critical functions of our nation, and (3) international forums where the worldwide economic implications of this issue have

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: transportation, materials, registrations, hazardous, violations, department, penalty, actions
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 1994-04
ISBN-10: 1568061617
ISBN-13: 9781568061610

Summarizes penalty actions taken by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation for violations of Hazardous Materials Regulations. Penalties are grouped by enforcement actions in: air, highway, rail, intermodal and water. Each case contains the name of the shipper, carrier, or person(s) involved; a description of the violation; reference to the regulation violated; and the penalty collected. Over 1,000 violations described.

Author: Kim Kowalewski
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: actions, financial, crisis, reserves, federal, impact, subsidy, costs, budgetary
Number of Pages: 43
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437934188
ISBN-13: 9781437934182

Over the past several years, the nation has experienced its most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression. In response, policymakers undertook a series of extraordinary actions to stabilize financial markets and institutions. The Federal Reserve System (FR) used its policy tools to reduce short-term interest rates and increase the avail. of funds to banks, and it created a variety of non-traditional credit programs to help restore liquidity and confidence to the financial sector. This study describes the various actions by the FR to stabilize the financial markets and how those actio

Author: Charles Jeszeck
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: transportation, security, intermodal, facilities, strengthen, actions, additional, could
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437935257
ISBN-13: 9781437935257

Intermodal transportation terminals -- locations where multiple modes or types of passengers or cargo transportation connect and merge -- are potentially high value targets for terrorists. For ex., NYCs Penn Station functions as an intermodal hub (IH) for Amtrak, 2 main commuter rail lines, and 6 subway routes. The Transport. Security Admin. (TSA) has responsibility for securing the aviation and surface transport. sectors (ASTS). This report addresses the following questions: (1) To what extent has TSA taken actions to ensure that efforts to strengthen the security of the ASTS are based on a r

Author: Susan Fleming
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: summer, delays, travel, season, testimony, congressional, reducing, effect, system, airspace, dot, faa, limited, actions, national
Number of Pages: 35
Published: 2009-02-01
ISBN-10: 1437908241
ISBN-13: 9781437908244

More than 1 in 4 flights either arrived late or was canceled in `07 -- making it one of the worst years for delays in the last decade. Delays and cancellations were particularly evident at the 3 N.Y. airports -- Newark, Kennedy, and LaGuardia. To avoid a repeat of last summerżs problems, DoT and the FAA developed and implemented several actions to reduce congestion and delays for the summer 2008 travel season. This testimony addresses: (1) the trends in the extent and principal sources of flight delays and cancellations over the last 10 years; (2) the status of fed. govżt. actions to reduce

Author: Eleanor Chelimsky
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: provide, uncertain, protection, actions, regulatory, developmental, toxicants, reproductive
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 1991-11
ISBN-10: 0788186264
ISBN-13: 9780788186264

Evaluates federal regulatory actions on environmental chemicals known to cause adverse reproductive and developmental outcomes. Identifies 30 environmental chemicals found to be of high concern because of the widespread acknowledgment of their reproductive and developmental consequences as toxicants. Determines the extent to which these chemicals are regulated by the federal government. Assesses the degree to which these regulatory actions are based on reproductive and developmental toxicity. Evaluates whether the regulatory protection currently provided to the public against reproductive and

Author: Robert E. Robertson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: food, stamp, benefits, restricting, responses, reform, state, local, welfare
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 1997-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788177184
ISBN-13: 9780788177187

Focuses on the two groups of individuals that were the most likely to lose their food stamp benefits -- able-bodied adults without dependents, and legal immigrants. Specifically, the report describes (1) the actions, if any, that states have taken to assist those individuals who lose eligibility for the Food Stamp Program, and (2) related actions, if any, taken by other organizations -- to assist those individuals who lose their eligibility for the Food Stamp Program. Surveys the 50 states and the District of Columbia on the actions they are taking, if any, in response to the changes in the Fo
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