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Park Service: Managing for Results Could Strengthen Accountability
RCED-97-125: Published: Apr 10, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the process used by the National Park Service to develop budgets and establish operating priorities; (2) the limitations, if any, of the agency's priority-setting processes at a sample of parks; (3) what, if any, implications the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) has for the Park Service; (4) information on trends in cutbacks of vi...
Land Management Agencies: Information on Selected Administrative Policies and Practices
RCED-97-40: Published: Feb 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 20, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the National Park Service's, Fish and Wildlife Service's, Bureau of Land Management's, and Forest Service's administrative functions, focusing on the: (1) reasons for and the costs of field-unit managers' geographic relocations; (2) authorization for and the quantity and condition of employees' rental housin...
Superfund: Status of Selected Federal Natural Resource Damage Settlements
RCED-97-10: Published: Nov 20, 1996. Publicly Released: Dec 20, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the settlements reached in the five largest federal natural resource damage cases, focusing on the: (1) number and status of the remaining settlements under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980; and (2) uses made of the collected funds.GAO found that: (1) as of July 1, 1996, in addition to...
DOI: Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations on Certain Federal Indian Reservations and Ceded Lands for the 1996-97 Late Season
OGC-96-50: Published: Oct 15, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of the Interior's new rule on migratory bird hunting on certain federal indian reservations and ceded lands. GAO found that: (1) the rule would prescribe special late season hunting regulations for 16 tribes on federal reservations, off-reservation trust lands, and ceded lands in response to tribal requests for authority to regulat...
DOI: Final Frameworks for Late-Season Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations and Late Seasons and Bag Possession Limits for Certain Migratory Game Birds
OGC-96-46: Published: Oct 9, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of the Interior's new rules on migratory bird hunting. GAO found that: (1) the final framework rule would establish the hunting season frameworks from which State conservation agencies select dates and other options available to them; (2) the late seasons and bag and possession limits rule would prescribe hunting seasons, hours, ar...
[Department of the Interior: Migratory Bird Hunting Final Rule]
OGC-96-48: Published: Oct 3, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 3, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) new rules on the establishment of a youth waterfowl hunting day for the 1996-1997 migratory game bird hunting season. GAO found that: (1) the rules would establish the youth hunting day and the season and bag limits for the 1996-1997 migratory game bird hunting season; and (2) FWS complied with applicable req...
Land Ownership: Information on the Acreage, Management, and Use of Federal and Other Lands
RCED-96-40: Published: Mar 13, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the federal government's ownership, management, use, and regulation of lands in the United States, focusing on: (1) changes in the ownership of lands managed by the four major land management agencies from June 1964 through September 1994; (2) changes in the number of acres managed for conservation; (3) nonfederal acreage that is subject to federal...
Federal Lands: Information on the Acreage, Management, and Use of Federal and Other Lands
T-RCED-96-104: Published: Mar 21, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1996.
GAO provided information on the acreage, management, and use of federal and nonfederal lands by the Department of Agriculture's Forest Service and the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Park Service. GAO found that: (1) the four federal agencies managed close to 623 million acres in September 1994, which is 78 million acres less than in...
[Comments on FWS Employee's Participation in Press Conference]
B-262234: Published: Dec 21, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 21, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) employee's participation in a press conference violated the Department of the Interior Appropriations Act. GAO noted that FWS improperly expended appropriated funds to pay for the employee's participation in the press conference, since the employee intended to promote public opposition to the proposed...
Estimated Costs to Recover Protected Species
RCED-96-34R: Published: Dec 21, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 21, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on species protected under the Endangered Species Act, focusing on the: (1) costs and time needed to recover selected species; and (2) Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS) species recovery plans. GAO noted that: (1) the 58 species recovery plans reviewed contained cost estimates that were...