This project was completed in August 1998 and resulted in the book Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Since 1940 edited by Stephen I. Schwartz. These project pages are only occassionally updated and should be considered historical.

Table 9-2. Senate and House Committees and Subcommittees with Jurisdiction over Nuclear Weapons Programs 1998a

Senate House
Appropriations Appropriations
-Defense -National Security
-Energy and Water Development -Energy and Water Development
-Military Construction -Military Construction
Armed Services Budget
-Strategic Forces Commerce
Budget -Oversight and Investigations
Energy and National Resources -Energy and Power
-Energy Research and Development Government Reform and Oversight
-Production and Regulation International Relations
Environment and Public Works -International Operations and Human Rights
-Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear Safety National Security
Foreign Relations -Military Acquisition
Governmental Affairs -Research and Technology
Select Committee on Intelligence -Oversight and Investigations
  -Energy and Environment
  -Oversight and Investigations
  Select Committee on Intelligence


Committees are in italics.


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