Federal funds (11 - 15 of 15 items)
Need To Reexamine the Federal Role in Planning, Selecting, and Funding State and Local Parks
CED-81-32: Published: Apr 22, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1981.
GAO assessed how well the Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service (HCRS) has administered the share of a fund established under the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 which was spent for State and local outdoor recreation to evaluate the basis for making grants from the fund and to provide recommendations to help guide future public funding of park and recreational land facilities.U...
Operation and Maintenance of Publicly Owned Wastewater Treatment Plants
114651: Mar 19, 1981
Many wastewater treatment plants are not meeting the performance standards they were expected to achieve. The failure to meet these standards not only has an adverse impact on the nation's ability to meet its clean water goals, but also represents the potential waste of tens of millions of dollars in federal, state, and local funds. GAO analyzed over 200 randomly selected major wastewater treatmen...
Proposed Funding Levels for the Special Bridge Replacement Program
CED-78-139: Published: Jun 23, 1978. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1978.
The Federal Highway Administration made three surveys between June 1977 and January 1978 asking states the amount of federal funds they could obligate for the Special Bridge Replacement Program. State responses showed that they could obligate about $493 million during fiscal year (FY) 1978. In one of the surveys, the states were asked to estimate total federal-aid highway obligations for FY 1978 a...
Conrail's Profitability: Framework for Analysis
PAD-78-52: Published: Apr 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1978.
When the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) began operations in April 1976, financial projections made by the United States Railway Association (USRA) assumed that the $2.026 billion appropriated for Federal loans and purchases of stock would be all of the Federal financial assistance that the railroad would need. USRA's Final System Plan (FSP), prepared as a basis for Federal funding decisio...