Energy Sciences Coalition
The Energy Sciences Coalition (ESC) is a broad based coalition of organizations representing scientists, engineers and mathematicians in universities, industry and national laboratories who are committed to supporting and advancing the scientific research programs of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and in particular, the DOE Office of Science.
The coalitions meets on the third Tuesday of each month, at 2 p.m., at the American Chemical Society 91155 Sixteenth Street, NW). Contact: Toby Smith, at the Association of American Universities (AAU), with any questions.
- FY08 Coalition Statement and List of Endorsing Institutions
- FY07 Coalition Statement and List of Endorsing Institutions [Supplemental Background Information] [ESC Senate E&W Testimony]
- FY06 Coalition Statement and List of Endorsing Institutions
For previous years statements and endorsing institutions, please e-mail the APS Washington Office.Congressional Dear Colleague Letters for DOE Office of Science
- House "Dear Colleague" letter for the DOE Office of Science: 2005, 2006, 2007
- Senate "Dear Colleague" letter for the DOE Office of Science: 2005, 2006, 2007
- HR 34 from 108th Congress [Further Information]
For previous years "Dear Colleague" letters, please e-mail the APS Washington Office.DOE User Facility Groups
- Importance of DOE Neutron & Light Sources: 2006, 2005
- 2002 UEC Handout for Washington DC Visits [Download File]
- 2003 Light Sources Briefing Booklet [Download File]
- November 30th 2006 - Letter to Chairman Cochran on FY07 DOE Office of Science funding. [Download Letter]
- 2003 ESC Letters: 20-year facility plan letter, SEAB Vest Report, Chairman Hobson
- June 6, 2002 letter from 9 University Presidents to Secretary Abraham urging increases in the Office of Science budget.
- December 17, 2001 letter of 22 University Presidents to DOE Secretary Abraham, in support of $300 million increments over the next five years. [Associated White Paper]
- DOE Workforce Issue Paper, prepared by Deputy Director Joan Woodard of Sandia National Laboratories and her task force (12/2000)
- "DOE Science for the Future: A Discussion Paper," A report addressing the problems of science at DOE authored by a blue ribbon panel. Members include: Robert C. Richardson, James S. Langer, Martin Blume, Sidney Drell, John H. Gibbons, William Happer, Martha Krebs, W. Carl Lineberger, Albert Narath, Burton Richter, and George Trilling.
- The DOE Office of Science budget from 1980 to present, compared to NIH and NSF.
- The DOE Office of Science budget from 1980 to present, compared only to NSF.
- DOE Office of Science Flat Funding Effects
- DOE Office of Science website
- DOE Office of Management and Budget, where one can obtain funding levels from the Office of Science by lab and by state.
- Office of Basic Energy Sciences presentations
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