Department of Energy

Message from the President to U.S. Government Employees

October 1, 2013

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Today, the President released a letter to U.S. government employees, thanking them for their service in the light of the current federal government shutdown. 

Due to the current lapse in federal funding, the Department of Energy's website is accessible, but may not be updated until Congress approves funding for Fiscal Year 2014.

To learn more about the Energy Department's contigency plans in the event of a lapse in government appropriations, read the agency's detailed plan.