Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations for 2000: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1999 - United States
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Page 371 - Co-Chair of the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources of the National Science and Technology Council and as an ex-officio member of the President's Council on Sustainable Development.
Page 118 - An agency of the US Commerce Department's Technology Administration, NIST promotes US economic growth by working with industry to develop and apply technology, measurements. and standards.
Page 371 - Africa Binational Commission. He served as Chair of Coastal America from 1992 to early 1995 and as Acting Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality from November 1993 to February 1994. He previously served as President of Joint Oceanographic Institutions Incorporated; as Dean of the College of Ocean and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington; as a Group Leader for Deep-Sea Physics at NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory; as an Associate Professor at Harvard University; and...
Page 7 - This mission is accomplished through four major programs: • Measurements and Standards Laboratories focused on "infrastructural technologies," such as measurements, standards, evaluated data and test methods; and • a competitive Advanced Technology Program that provides cost-shared awards to industry for development of high-risk...
Page 118 - National Institute of Standards and Technology The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) assists industry in developing technology to improve product quality, modernize manufacturing processes, ensure product reliability, and facilitate rapid commercialization of products based on new scientific discoveries.
Page 215 - Japan since 1993; we will monitor their implementation closely and enforce them vigorously. We will also address sectoral issues including rice, steel, insurance, glass, film and other topics. And as I noted earlier, we are pursuing an ambitious set of goals under the Enhanced Initiative on Deregulation and Competition Policy, both in individual sectors and in broader structural issues.
Page 359 - Report Team recommendations on the adequacy of NEXRAD coverage and Degradation of Weather Services under— National Weather Service Modernization for: Caribou, Maine and Key West, Florida; and continue current operations at Erie, Pennsylvania; and Williston, North Dakota. An additional...
Page 148 - Trust funds are not available for the general purposes of the Government. Trust fund receipts that are not anticipated to be used in the immediate future are generally invested in interestbearing Government securities and earn interest for the trust fund.
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