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The Washington Information Directory (WID) is a topically organized reference resource that lists contact information for federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the Washington metro area along with a brief paragraph describing what each organization does related to that topic. In addition, WID pulls together 55 organization charts for federal agencies, congressional resources related to each chapter topic, hotline and contact information for various specific areas of interest (from Food Safety Resources to internships in Washington), and an extensive list of active congressional caucuses and contact details. WID has two appendices, one with thorough information on congresspersons and committees, and the second with governors and embassies.

General Policy And Analysis
General policy and analysis
Basic Resources
▶Agencies

Energy Dept. (DOE), 1000 Independence Ave. S.W., #7A257, 20585; (202) 586-6210. Fax, (202) 586-4403. Dan Brouillette, Secretary. Locator, (202) 586-5000. Press, (202) 586-4940. TTY, (800) 877-8339.

General email, thesecretary@hq.doe.gov

Web, www.energy.gov

Decides major energy policy issues and acts as principal adviser to the president on energy matters, including strategic reserves and nuclear power; acts as principal spokesperson for the department.

Energy Dept. (DOE), Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E), 1000 Independence Ave. S.W., 20585; (202) 287-1005. Fax, (202) 287-5450. Chanette Armstrong, Principal Deputy Director.

General email, ARPA-E@hq.doe.gov

Web, www.arpa-e.energy.gov and Twitter, @ARPAE

Seeks to advance energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment yet have the potential to radically improve U.S. economic prosperity, national security, and environmental well-being. Provides energy researchers with funding, technical ...

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