|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 16 Feb 2012 13:42:20 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] COMMUNITIES: "Committee suggests simplifying jargon-filled Savannah River Site (SC) documents"|
Committee suggests simplifying jargon-filled Savannah River Site
By Rob Pavey Augusta Chronicle (GA) February 14, 2012Politicians might not always speak in plain language, but the federal government is supposed to, according to a committee that wants Savannah River Site to do a better job.
There’s even a law that requires public documents be simple enough for the masses, wrote members of the SRS Citizens Advisory Board, in a request to Energy Department site manager David Moody.
Citing the Plain Writing Act of 2010, the board said many of the site’s complex and acronym-studded public documents fall short of the Federal Plain Language Guidelines.
... For the entire article, seehttp://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-02-14/committee- suggests-simplifying-jargon-filled-savannah-river-site-documents
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