Interagency relations (111 - 120 of 439 items)
Drug Control: DEA's Strategies and Operations in the 1990s
GGD-99-108: Published: Jul 21, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 21, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the strategies and operations of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in the 1990s, focusing on: (1) what major enforcement strategies, programs, initiatives, and approaches DEA has implemented in the 1990s to carry out its mission, including its efforts to: (a) target and investigate national and international drug traffickers; and (b) help s...
U.S. Customs Service: Budget Authorization Issues
T-GGD-99-79: Published: Apr 13, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Customs Service's efforts to interdict drugs, combat corruption, and comply with the Government Performance and Results Act. GAO also discussed the basis for the $163-million access fee to be charged to nongoverment organizations for the use of Customs' automation systems.GAO noted that: (1) to balance the facilitation of trade through ports a...
Superfund Program: Activities of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and the Department of Justice
RCED-99-85: Published: Mar 18, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the use of Superfund resources by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and the Department of Justice (DOJ), focusing on the: (1) amount and purpose of Superfund money provided to ATSDR for fiscal years (FY) 1996 and 1997 and the processes this agency follows to ensure that Superfund funds are used for authorized activities;...
Federal Trade Commission: Information on Proposed Regional Restructuring Effort
GGD-99-25: Published: Feb 16, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) proposal to restructure its regional operations, focusing on: (1) FTC's rationale for proposing the regional restructuring; (2) the process FTC followed in developing its restructuring proposal; (3) factors FTC used and could have used in deciding how to restructure; (4) other options to the proposed restructuri...
U.S. Atlantic Command: Challenging Role in the Evolution of Joint Military Capabilities
NSIAD-99-39: Published: Feb 17, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 17, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on Department of Defense (DOD) efforts to improve joint operations, focusing on: (1) the U.S. Atlantic Command's (USACOM) actions to establish itself as the joint force trainer, provider, and integrator of most continental U.S.-based forces; (2) views on the value of the Command's contributions to joint military capabilities; and (3) re...
Juvenile Courts: Reforms Aim to Better Serve Maltreated Children
HEHS-99-13: Published: Jan 11, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 11, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed states' and local agencies' efforts to improve the timeliness of judicial decisions concerning the permanent placement of foster children, focusing on: (1) the key problems in the juvenile dependency court system; and (2) state and local responses to these problems.GAO noted that: (1) serious systemic problems continue to plague the juvenile depend...
National Weather Service: Sulphur Mountain Radar Performance
AIMD-99-7: Published: Oct 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Rose Institute of Claremont McKenna College's study on the National Weather Service's (NWS) Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD) located on Sulphur Mountain, California, focusing on whether the Sulphur Mountain NEXRAD: (1) can provide timely and accurate information for warning of flash floods; and (2) is intended to provide low-level data...
Drug Control: Information on High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program
GGD-98-188: Published: Sep 3, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program, focusing on: (1) how ONDCP is implementing the HIDTA program; (2) how the expansion of the number of HIDTAs has affected the administration of the program; (3) what ONDCP is doing to measure how HIDTA programs are meeting the objectives estab...
Review of Management Issues at the African Development Foundation
NSIAD-98-247R: Published: Sep 18, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on management improvements at the African Development Foundation (ADF) focusing on: (1) the development of its operating budget; (2) the development of its strategic plans and performance measures; and (3) ADF's role in relation to other U.S. foreign assistance activities in Africa.GAO noted that: (1) ADF has taken a number of actions t...
Drug Control: Observations on U.S. Counternarcotics Activities
T-NSIAD-98-249: Published: Sep 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1998.
GAO discussed the U.S. counternarcotics efforts in the Caribbean, Colombia, and Mexico, focusing on the: (1) challenges of addressing international counternarcotics issues; and (2) obstacles to implementing U.S. and host-nation drug control efforts.GAO noted that: (1) its work over the past 10 years indicates that there is no panacea for resolving all of the problems associated with illegal drug t...