Tennessee Valley Authority (61 - 70 of 138 items)
Parks and Recreation: Recreational Fee Authorizations, Prohibitions, and Limitations
RCED-86-149: Published: May 8, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal land use recreational fee authorizations, prohibitions, and limitations, and related policies concerning such fees.GAO noted that: (1) the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 authorizes the assessment of entrance fees, use fees, and special-recreational-use permit fees for public lands; (2) the seven federal land management agen...
TVA Nuclear Power: Information on Certain Aspects of TVA's Nuclear Power Program
RCED-86-72FS: Published: Jan 8, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 8, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO obtained information on the operations of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), focusing on the: (1) effect on TVA ratepayers of its decision to temporarily shut down its operating nuclear units and to slow construction on its remaining units; (2) long-term electric power rate increases TVA projected over the next 10 years; and (3) steps TVA is taking to...
[Question Concerning Protest of TVA Contract Award]
B-220364: Published: Oct 28, 1985. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
Alleged Improprieties in Tennessee Valley Authority Programs
B-171019: Published: Aug 30, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
The General Accounting Office Special Task Force for Prevention of Fraud and Abuse looked into allegations of minor theft and retaliation against the employee who reported a problem. The information was provided to the agency's legal counsel for consideration in reopening the case in question. Generally, the 14 allegations to be followed up deal with alleged irregularities in contracting and procu...
Query Regarding GAO Jurisdiction Over TVA and Applicability of U.S. Code to TVA
B-209585: Published: Jan 26, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
Questions were raised concerning the extent to which GAO has jurisdiction over the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and whether 44 U.S.C. 501, which requires every executive department, independent office, and establishment of the government to have its printing work performed at the Government Printing Office (GPO), is applicable to TVA. GAO stated that: (1) it does not settle either the claims o...
Questions Concerning the President's Action in Making Recess Appointments
B-201035: Published: Dec 4, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
The Energy Security Act established the U.S. Synthetic Fuels Corporation (SFC) to stimulate production of synthetic fuels. The powers of SFC are vested in the Board of Directors and its chairman. The Board consists of a chairman and six other directors appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. During an adjournment of the Senate, the President announced recess a...
Review of the Audit of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Financial Statements for the Year Ended September 30, 1983
AFMD-85-16: Published: May 30, 1985. Publicly Released: May 30, 1985.
GAO reported on the results of its review of an independent audit of the balance sheet of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) as of September 30, 1983, and the related statements of income and retained earnings, net expense and accumulated net expense, and changes in financial position for the year then ended.GAO found that the audits were conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing...
Survey of Federal Purchase and Use of Wood Products
088720: Nov 17, 1975
No summary is currently available...
The Tennessee Valley Authority's Benefits and Cost for Rehabilitating the Ocoee No. 2 Hydroelectric Project
RCED-84-143: Published: Jul 23, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) rehabilitation of the Ocoee Number 2 hydroelectric dam in Tennessee.The Ocoee Number 2 dam generated power until 1976, when generation was stopped because of the deterioration of a wooden flume used to carry water between the dam and the power house. When generation stopped, water was released t...
Report of Withholding of Budget Authority Provided for Grants for the Education of Immigrant Children
OGC-84-8: Published: Mar 23, 1984. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 1984.
Pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act, GAO reported a withholding of $30 million in budget authority provided for grants for the education of immigrant children, which the President previously had not reported to Congress as required by the act.Because it appears that there are no plans to obligate the funds before they expire at the end of fiscal year (FY) 1984, GAO reported the withholding as...