Celebrating the 19th Amendment/Closure Notices

On August 6, join AmericasTownHall virtual celebration "The 19th at 100!" Presented with All in Together, 19th News, the US National Archives, and presidential libraries, a group of women luminaries, and other leading figures will discuss the past, present, and future of women’s equality. The celebration occurs on August 6, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm PDT, to register for this free online event, please see the invitation at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/19th-amendment-past-present-and-future-tick...

LIBRARY CLOSURE

We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. This includes docents, volunteers and interns. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at reagan.library@nara.gov. Please check our website, reaganlibrary.gov or www.archives.gov/coronavirus  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. This includes in-person public programs, tours, school group visits, public meetings, external conferences, and facility rentals. Where possible, we will conduct public events and outreach activities online and through virtual meetings. For online education information, please see our educational resources.

Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus

RESEARCHERS: Please see a "Letter to Researchers" from the Archivist of the United States for a further update.

 


 

Message to the Congress Transmitting for Review a Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Commitment Agreement

August 25, 1981

To the Congress of the United States:

The Defense Production Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. App. 2061 et seq.), as amended, provides that loan guarantees in excess of $38 million be transmitted to the Congress for its review.

The Department of Energy has negotiated a loan guarantee commitment agreement; identified as Synthetic Fuel Action 1981-1, with The Oil Shale Corporation in the amount of $1.112 billion for its participation in the Colony Project pursuant to the authority of Section 305 of the Defense Production Act. I am pleased to transmit for review:

1. an Executive Summary of the transaction;
2. a Major Terms and Condition sheet;
3. the loan guarantee transaction documents; and
4. the Operating Agreement between The Oil Shale Corporation and Exxon Corporation for the Colony Project.

Ronald Reagan
The White House,
August 25, 1981.