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PUBLIC LAW 104-208—SEPT. 30, 1996 110 STAT. 3009-210 reimbursed by the receiving agency or office for the salary and expenses of the employee for the period of assignment. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CLEAN COAL TECHNOLOGY (RESCISSION) Of the funds made available under this heading for obligation in fiscal year 1997 or prior years, $123,000,000 are rescinded: Provided, That funds made available in previous appropriations Acts shall be available for any ongoing project regardless of the separate request for proposal under which the project was selected. FOSSIL ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT For necessary expenses in carrying out fossil energy research and development activities, under the authority of the Department of Energy Organization Act (Public Law 95-91), including the acquisition of interest, including defeasible and equitable interests in any real property or any facility or for plant or facility acquisition or expansion, and for conducting inquiries, technological investigations and research concerning the extraction, processing, use, and disposal of mineral substances without objectionable social and environmental costs (30 U.S.C. 3, 1602, and 1603), performed under the minerals and materials science programs at the Albany Research Center in Oregon, $364,704,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That no part of the sum herein made available shall be used for the field testing of nuclear explosives in the recovery of oil and gas. ALTERNATIVE FUELS PRODUCTION (INCLUDING TRANSFER AND RESCISSION OF FUNDS) Monies received as investment income on the principal amount in the Great Plains Project Trust at the Norwest Bank of North Dakota, in such sums as are earned as of October 1, 1996, shall be deposited in this account and immediately transferred to the General Fund of the Treasury. Monies received as revenue sharing from the operation of the Great Plains Gasification Plant shall be immediately transferred to the General Fund of the Treasury. Funds are hereby rescinded in the amount of $2,500,000 from unobligated balances under this head. NAVAL PETROLEUM AND OIL SHALE RESERVES For necessary expenses in carrying out naval petroleum and oil shale reserve activities, $143,786,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the requirements of 10 U.S.C. 10 USC 7430 7430(b)(2)(B) shall not apply to fiscal year 1997. note. ENERGY CONSERVATION For necessary expenses in carrying out energy conservation activities, $569,762,000, to remain available until expended, including, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the excess amount for fiscal year 1997 determined under the provisions of section