To Save America, We Must Abolish the United States




The Christmas Conspiracy!
Federal Issues
The Department of Energy

The 108th Congress should
  • eliminate the U.S. Department of Energy;
  • transfer the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), which is responsible for managing the DOE’s nuclear-industrial complex, to the Department of Defense;
  • renegotiate the DOE’s nuclear weapons cleanup programs to reflect prioritization of containment and neutralization of risk rather than removal and return of sites to pristine conditions and transfer cleanup responsibilities to the NNSA;
  • privatize all laboratories, except two of the three weapons laboratories, managed by the DOE;
  • eliminate all research and development programs overseen by the DOE or, failing that, transfer those programs to the National Science Foundation where they would compete with nonenergy research for financial support;
  • sell the assets held by the power marketing administrations to the highest bidders;
  • sell the Strategic Petroleum Reserve; and
  • spin off the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Energy Information Administration, and the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (which is responsible for regulating the long-term disposal of high-level nuclear waste) as independent agencies within the executive branch.

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