The Department of Energy sent its “FY 2007 Operating Plan” to Congress last Friday. This thirty-one-page list of line items outlines how DOE will spend its $23.6 billion FY 2007 appropriation for this year. The FY 2007 continuing resolution funding bill passed by Congress did not allocate specific program funding for the Office of Science, which received $3,797,294,000. The Administration had requested $4,101.7 million for this year.
A March 16 press release states: