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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Dept of Energy
Budget $24.1B
Employees 14,608
Year Established 1977

The Department of Energy focuses on all things nuclear.  DOEs concern ranges from enacting rules and regulations production, disposal, and handling of nuclear material to managing the nations nuclear weapons. The DOE also manages more placid energy issues including energy conservation, energy research, and energy production. The Department of Energy also focuses on some non-energy related projects including research for the Human Genome Project.

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