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Implementation of the National Minerals and Materials Policy Needs Better Coordination and Focus
RCED-84-63: Published: Mar 20, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO monitored and reviewed the administration's implementation of the National Materials and Minerals Policy, Research and Development Act, which was passed to: (1) coordinate and implement a coherent national materials and minerals policy and program through the Executive Office of the President and the Cabinet; (2) promote an adequate and stable supply of...
Actions Needed To Promote a Stable Supply of Strategic and Critical Minerals and Materials
EMD-82-69: Published: Jun 3, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1982.
The National Materials and Minerals Policy and Development Act of 1980 was enacted to provide a national policy for minerals and materials and to strengthen related research and production capabilities. The Executive Office of the President is implementing this policy primarily through the Cabinet Council on Natural Resources and the Environment. GAO reviewed the strides that have been made in dev...
Status Report: "National Materials and Minerals Policy, Research and Development Act of 1980"
EMD-81-124: Published: Jul 27, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 1981.
GAO has been monitoring implementation of the National Materials and Minerals Policy, Research and Development Act.The executive branch implementation is evolving fairly rapidly and is, therefore, subject to change with respect to both substantive responses being developed and processes being followed. The Executive Office of the President is developing responses required by the Act primarily thro...
Procurement Practices at the Council on Environmental Quality
PLRD-81-24: Published: Apr 24, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1981.
GAO reviewed contracts awarded by the Council on Environmental Quality. The objectives of the review were to determine: (1) the number and general history of contracts awarded during fiscal years 1979 and 1980; (2) the extent of and justification for noncompetitive contracts; (3) the managerial controls used by the Council to minimize noncompetitive awards; and (4) the improvements, if any, needed...
Improvement of the National Environmental Policy Act's Implementation
102467: Jun 6, 1977
Some federal agencies are not completing Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) in time to accompany project proposals through existing agency review processes for approval, as intended by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The completion of EIS late in project development can have serious consequences: (1) the impeding of the surfacing of environmental impacts and alternatives to propos...