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[Comments on Collection of NPS Employee's Debt for Excess Household Goods Shipment]
B-252103: Published: Jun 17, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 1993.
No summary is currently available...
Hydroelectric Dams: Interior Favors Removing Elwha River Dams, but Who Should Pay Is Undecided
RCED-92-168: Published: Jun 5, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1992.
GAO provided information on the Department of the Interior's official positions on: (1) whether the Elwha and Glines Canyon Dams in Washington should be removed; and (2) who should pay the costs associated with the dams' removal, if they are to be removed.GAO found that: (1) Interior believes that the dams should be removed in order to restore anadromous fish populations in the Elwha River basin,...
Hydroelectric Dams: Proposed Legislation to Restore Elwha River Ecosystem and Fisheries
T-RCED-92-80: Published: Jul 9, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1992.
GAO discussed the Elwha River Ecosystem and Fisheries Restoration Act, focusing on: (1) the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) authority to license dams on the Elwha River; (2) the Department of the Interior's position on removal of the dams to restore fisheries; and (3) who should pay the costs if the dams are removed. GAO noted that: (1) the Glines Canyon Dam is within the boundaries...
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
T-GGD-92-50: Published: Jun 4, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1992.
GAO discussed maintenance, repair, alteration, and operation expenditures for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts made pursuant to an agreement negotiated between the Center and the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the National Park Service. GAO noted that it has not started any audit work since, as of June 1992, the parties had not completed the agreement...
[Response to Request for Advance Decision Concerning Interior Employee's Subsistence Allowance Claim]
B-218818: Published: Sep 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1986.
No summary is currently available...
National Parks: Restoration of the Statue of Liberty National Monument
RCED-86-147: Published: Jun 11, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO addressed allegations by a Department of the Interior employee regarding the restoration of the Statue of Liberty, specifically: (1) whether the project is meeting its goals for fundraising and restoration; (2) how the project operates; and (3) federal oversight of the project.GAO found that: (1) as of March 1986, the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Found...
Implementation Status of OMB Circular A-76 Program at National Park Service and Bureau of Reclamation
RCED-85-56: Published: Mar 15, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1985.
GAO reviewed the efforts of the Department of the Interior's National Park Service and Bureau of Reclamation to implement Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76 which states that, when feasible and economical, federal agencies should rely on the private sector for commercial goods and services. GAO found that, although many of the jobs in both agencies were subject to the A-76 process, the...
Budget Treatment of Monetary Credits
AFMD-85-21: Published: Apr 8, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the use of monetary credits as a financing technique for government acquisitions. When monetary credits are used, the government purchases property by promising to reduce the amount it may later collect on other transactions from the seller. Monetary credits do not entail cash disbursements and are frequently not recognized or controlled in budg...
Additional Actions Taken To Control Marihuana Cultivation and Other Crimes on Federal Lands
RCED-85-18: Published: Nov 28, 1984. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 1984.
In 1982, GAO reported that illegal and unauthorized activities, including crimes against persons and property and marihuana cultivation, were limiting the ability of the public to use and enjoy natural resources and recreational facilities on federal lands. Pursuant to a congressional request concerning the danger imposed by marihuana growers, GAO updated its previous work focusing on the extent o...
Survey of Certain Aspects of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant Program to the States
103093: Aug 4, 1977
Lands acquired and/or developed with Land and Water Conservation Fund assistance are not being consistently inspected by the states or the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation to ensure that the properties are properly selected and developed and adequately maintained in accordance with the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act. Although the adverse effects of not making required inspections were relatively...