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National Park Service: Condition of and Need for Employee Housing
RCED-93-192: Published: Sep 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Park Service's employee housing program, focusing on the: (1) condition of employee housing; (2) Park Service's justification for providing employee housing; and (3) accuracy of the backlog estimate for housing repairs and replacement.GAO found that: (1) as of 1992, 40 percent of the Park Service's employee housing was in good conditio...
Department of the Interior: Transfer of the Presidio From the Army to the National Park Service
T-RCED-94-64: Published: Oct 26, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1993.
GAO discussed the transfer of the Presidio Army Post to the National Park Service. GAO noted that: (1) the Park Service has developed four alternative management plans for the Presidio as part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA); (2) none of the alternative plans provides for a continued military presence as recommended by the base closure commission; (3) the Park Service prefers t...
Federal Lands: Improvements Needed in Managing Short-Term Concessioners
RCED-93-177: Published: Sep 14, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 14, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the federal government's oversight of concessioners operating on federal recreation lands under short-term agreements, focusing on the government's policy and practices for: (1) evaluating short-term concessioners' performance; (2) ensuring that short-term concessioners comply with federal, state, and local health and safety laws and regulations; (...
[Comments on Collection of NPS Employee's Debt for Excess Household Goods Shipment]
B-252103: Published: Jun 17, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 1993.
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National Park Service: Scope and Cost of America's Industrial Heritage Project Need to Be Defined
RCED-93-134: Published: May 14, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Southwestern Pennsylvania Heritage Preservation Commission's America's Industrial Heritage Project (AIHP), focusing on: (1) AIHP total costs and funding; (2) AIHP project development and how AIHP projects relate to the National Park Service's national priorities list; and (3) who is responsible for future AIHP project operation and maintenance...
Kennedy Center: Information on the Capital Improvement Program
GGD-93-46: Published: Feb 9, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 9, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the National Park Service's (NPS) use of appropriated funds, in fiscal years 1991 and 1992, for capital improvements at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, focusing on the Center's capability to implement a major capital improvement program.GAO found that: (1) of the $44.1 million appropriated to NPS for operating and...
Wildlife Management: Many Issues Unresolved in Yellowstone Bison-Cattle Brucellosis Conflict
RCED-93-2: Published: Oct 21, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 25, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the controversy on the possible transmission of brucellosis from Yellowstone's free-roaming bison and elk herds to cattle grazing on lands outside the park boundary.GAO found that: (1) the likelihood of transmission of brucellosis from bison and elk to cattle in the wild is not clear; (2) the most recent study of Yellowstone bison showed that bruce...
National Parks: Issues Involved in the Sale of the Yosemite National Park Concessioner
RCED-92-232: Published: Sep 10, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1992.
GAO reviewed aspects of the sale of the major concessioner at Yosemite National Park to an American purchaser, focusing on: (1) how the purchase price was established; (2) how the possessory interest of the concessioner will be extinguished; (3) whether the new concessioner will have sufficient revenues to pay a promissory note; (4) how the transaction will affect the implementation of the 1980 Yo...
Artifacts Acquisition: Smithsonian Institution and Library of Congress Should Not Compete
GGD-92-104: Published: Jul 6, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether the Smithsonian Institution, the Library of Congress (LOC), the National Park Service (NPS), and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) bid competitively against one another for historic artifacts acquisition to determine if: (1) the agencies guard against competing; and (2) mechanisms are needed to prevent competition.GAO...
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,...