FIGURE 7.2 Distribution of federal government funding by category for coal research, technology development, and resource assessment in 2005.

TABLE 7.3 Summary of Trend Data for Federal Agency Support for Coal-Related Research and Technology Development

 

Appropriation for 2005

Appropriation for 2000 and Comparison with 2005

Appropriation for 1995 and Comparison with 2005

Department of Energy

 

 

 

 

 

Energy Information Administration

15,000

17,000

−12%

64,000

−77%

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

844,000

1,065,000

−21%

NA

NA

Office of Fossil Energy

442,204,000

326,543,000

+35%

355,556,000

+24%

Environmental Protection Agency—Office of Research and development

9,200,000

9,800,000

−6%

8,600,000

+7%

Mine Safety and Health Administration

1,274,000

1,435,000

−11%

1,416,000

−10%

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

23,006,000

20,818,000

+11%

54,283,000

−58%

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

600,000

284,000

+111%

256,000

+134%

U.S. Geological Survey

9,700,000

12,476,000

−22%

13,580,000

−29%

NOTES: Numbers are rounded to nearest thousand, all in constant 2005 dollars. NSF basic research awards, because they are distributed over a range of programs from different directorates, were not suitable for trend analysis.



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