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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Children Living with Substance-Dependent or Substance-Abusing Parents: 2002 to 2007

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Children,Marriage/Family,Statistics

Over 8.3 million children lived with at least one parent who was dependent on or abused alcohol or an illicit drug during the past year. From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

2009 U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Climate Change,Energy,Environment,Statistics

The latest annual report on U.S. greenhouse gas emission sources and sinks, trends in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990, and provides separate sections on major sources of emissions such as energy, agriculture, industrial processes and other sources. From the Environmental Protection Agency

Release of the President and Vice President’s Tax Returns

Categories: Presidency,Taxes

The president and his wife reported an adjusted gross income of $2.6 million and paid $855 thousand in federal income tax. From the White House.

Superfund: Greater EPA Enforcement and Reporting are Needed to Enhance Cleanup at DOD Sites

Categories: Defense/Military,Environment,Waste Management

Examines the performance of the Environmental Protection Agency in overseeing the cleanup of 140 Department of Defense waste sites on the National Superfund Priorities List. From the Government Accountability Office

2009-2011 ARRA Estimated Funding Amount by Locality

Categories: Financial Crisis/Markets,Govt Finance,Headlines,Virginia Issues

Tracks estimated spending of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds in Virginia localities. From the Office of the Governor

The Budgetary Implications of NASA’s Current Plans for Space Exploration

Categories: Govt Finance,Science/Technology

Updates a 2004 report with special consideration of the effects that cost growth could have on the Constellation program, which will develop the new generation of spacecraft for human spaceflight. Updates comparisons of costs for the Constellation program with those for the Apollo program and past proposals for human exploration of the moon. From the Congressional Budget Office.