Department of Energy: Need to Address Longstanding Management Weaknesses - GAO Report
|Date:||July 13, 1999|
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Atomic energy defense activities
Federal agency reorganization
Research program management
Recent revelations that foreign governments have obtained designs for nuclear weapons and other classified information have renewed concerns about management at the Department of Energy (DOE). This testimony discusses (1) longstanding weaknesses in DOE's management that GAO has identified over the past several years, (2) the effect that current proposals to deal with national security weaknesses would have on addressing these weaknesses, and (3) a framework for evaluating DOE's missions and possible reorganization.