Tag Archives: Department of Energy

Research Organizations Blast DOE’s Onerous Award Requirements

Several organizations representing research universities expressed frustration with the Department of Energy’s (DOE) onerous requirements placed on federal awards to research institutions. Earlier this month, the Association of American Universities, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the Council on…

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

The time has come to throw an extra blanket or two on the bed and don several layers before venturing out the door. Here in the Washington, D.C., area, we’re getting set for a week of some of the coldest…

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Sneak Preview: GAO Identifies Many Grants Management Challenges

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) As the total amount of federal outlays in grants to state and local governments has grown to more than $480 billion as of fiscal year 2011, several…

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Sneak Preview: Controls Sought To Curtail Penn. LIHEAP Fraud

(This post is based on an upcoming article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General (PDAG) ordered the state Department of Public Welfare to better oversee its Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, noting that…

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