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Hearings and Appeals Office, Energy Department

The Office of Hearings and Appeals is the focus of the Department of Energy's adjudicatory process and reviews and issues all final DOE orders of adjudicatory nature, in accordance with departmental procedures. The Office is responsible for considering and issuing decisions on appeals from orders of a programmatic or regulatory nature issued by any other part of DOE and requests for exception or exemption from any regulatory or mandatory requirements.