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Energy Security: Issues Related to Potential Reductions in Venezuelan Oill Production

Categories: Energy,Foreign Trade/Investment,Latin America,Venezuela

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06668.pdf

Venezuela supplies about 11% of current U.S. oil imports and owns five refineries in the U.S. This report reviews how the production and export of oil from Venezuela to the U.S. has changed in recent years, the potential impact of a reduction in Venezuelan oil exports to the U.S., and the status of U.S. government activities and policies to ensure a reliable supply of oil from Venezuela. From the Government Accountability Office

Prescription for Harm: The Decline in FDA Enforcement Activity

Categories: Health/Medical,Laws/Regulations

http://www.democrats.reform.house.gov/Documents/20060626113852-23476.pdf

Allegations of serious deficiencies in enforcement activity by the Food and Drug Administration, because of a 50% reduction in issuance of warning letters by the commission between 2000 and 2005. From the House Committee on Government Reform Minority Staff.

Protection of Sensitive Agency Information

Categories: Govt Information,Science/Technology

http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/memoranda/fy2006/m06-16.pdf

Represents reaction of federal government to recent breakdowns in agency security over sensitive information on individuals. Includes National Institute of Standards and Technology Checklist for Protection of Remote Information and establishes policy for protection personally identifiable information. From the Office of Management and Budget.