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Friday federal funding facts: ‘Same old, same old’

By / May 14, 2010

I finally got someone in the DOE press office to field some of my questions about why Recovery Act checks aren’t being sent! Ahem, that only took about 8 months. Unfortunately, I am still waiting on my answers (the press officer actually has been very nice, but struggling with this issue, too.) The party line…

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Molasses at DOE, NSF and NASA

By / October 14, 2009

Referring, of course, to the still glacial flow of Recovery Act funds from these agencies to those who, you know, will actually spend it and have it flow ever onward through the economy. I really have no insight as to what is going on at DOE or NSF, but when you look at the numbers…

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DOE Office of Science appropriations bill

By / October 5, 2009

House and Senate conferees have completed work on the final FY 2010 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill. The House passed this $33.5 billion legislation last week; the Senate may vote this week. At this point in the process, only an up-or-down vote is permitted. Thus, it appears H.R. 3183’s provisions are final. President Obama…

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Direct payment option added to $3B fund for renewable energy projects

By / July 12, 2009

They’re not accepting applications yet, but the Departments of the Treasury and Energy announced an estimated $3 billion for the development of renewable energy projects around the country, and made available the guidance businesses will need to submit a successful application. Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the program will provide direct payments.…

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