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14 Apr 1993

The Department of Energy has requested $347.6 million for Fusion
Energy in fiscal year 1994.  The request is an increase of $7.9
million, or 2.3 percent, from the 1993 appropriation.

 
14 Apr 1993

The Department of Energy has requested $802.0 million for Basic
Energy Sciences in fiscal year 1994.  The request is less than the
1993 appropriation by $58.7 million, for a decrease of 6.8 percent.

 
14 Apr 1993

The Department of Energy has requested $640.0 million for the
Superconducting Super Collider in fiscal year 1994.  The request is
an increase of $123.0 million, or 23.8 percent, from the 1993
appropriation.

 
13 Apr 1993

CORRECTION: Thanks to an alert reader, it was pointed out to us
that in FYI#47 the budget request for the SSC is listed as $640
billion.  The correct figure is $640 million. 

 

The Department of Energy has requested $322.3 million for Nuclear
Physics in fiscal year 1994.  The request is an increase of $13.2
million, or 4.3 percent, from the 1993 appropriation.

 
13 Apr 1993

The Department of Energy has requested $627.8 million for High
Energy Physics in fiscal year 1994.  The request is an increase of
$14.4 million, or 2.4 percent, from the 1993 appropriation.

 
9 Apr 1993

The Department of Energy has requested a total of $19.6 billion for
fiscal year 1994.  This is a $0.6 billion, or 3.2 percent, increase
from the 1993 appropriation.

 
9 Apr 1993

The outlook is uncertain for the additional $207 million which the
Clinton Administration has requested for spending THIS YEAR - 1993
- by the National Science Foundation.  This money, part of the
$16.3 billion supplemental bill (H.R. 1335) to stimulate the
economy, is stalled in the Senate. 

 
8 Apr 1993

The fiscal year 1994 National Science Foundation budget request for
academic research facilities and instrumentation is $55.00 million,
which is an increase of $300,000 over the current funding level if
the supplemental funding legislation is passed.

The budget document states:

 
6 Apr 1993

The fiscal year 1994 National Science Foundation budget request for
major research equipment is $72.00 million, which is an increase of
50.00% or $24.00 million above current funding if the supplemental
funding legislation is passed.

The budget document states under "Explanation of Increases:"

 
6 Apr 1993

The fiscal year 1994 National Science Foundation budget request for
astronomical sciences is $113.94 million, which is an increase of
3.0% or $3.30 million above current funding if the supplemental
funding legislation is passed.

RESEARCH PROJECT SUPPORT would increase by $1.50 million to $40.78
million.  Previous budget breakdowns by elements are not given "in
order to simplify the budgetary presentation." 

NATIONAL CENTERS funding would increase by $1.80 million to $73.16
million. 

The budget document states:

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