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Part of US energy agency recommended for saving

A still-unpublished Reagan transition team report recommends cutting almost every Energy Department program except nuclear power but sparing the agency itself, a trade publication reports. The document, calls for "major reorganization" rather than abolition of the department. "The DOE should not at this time be abolished since there are many essential functions that must, for the time, continue to be performed by the federal government," the report said.

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