Partnering with USDA, the Energy Department has created the State Energy Extension Partnership to equip America’s farm families and rural small businesses with the efficiency tools, resources and training needed to reduce energy costs.
On November 1, 2012, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual’s security clearance should not be restored. A Local Security Office conducted a Personnel Security Interview of the individual to address concerns about the individual’s financial irresponsibility. His behavior raised security concerns under Criterion L. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the documentary and testimonial evidence, the Hearing Officer found that the individual had not presented sufficient evidence to resolve these security concerns. Specifically, she found that