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Endangered Sea Turtles:

Better Coordination, Data Collection, and Planning Could Improve Federal Protection and Recovery Efforts
GAO-12-242:
Published: Jan 31, 2012. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 2012.

Superfund:

Status of EPA's Efforts to Improve Its Management and Oversight of Special Accounts
GAO-12-109:
Published: Jan 18, 2012. Publicly Released: Feb 17, 2012.

Energy:

Energy-Water Nexus:

Information on the Quantity, Quality, and Management of Water Produced during Oil and Gas Production
GAO-12-156:
Published: Jan 9, 2012. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 2012.

Diesel Pollution:

Fragmented Federal Programs That Reduce Mobile Source Emissions Could Be Improved
GAO-12-261:
Published: Feb 7, 2012. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 2012.

Chemical Assessments:

Challenges Remain with EPA's Integrated Risk Information System Program
GAO-12-42:
Published: Dec 9, 2011. Publicly Released: Jan 9, 2012.

Hardrock Mining:

BLM Needs to Revise Its Systems for Assessing the Adequacy of Financial Assurances
GAO-12-189R:
Published: Dec 12, 2011. Publicly Released: Dec 22, 2011.

International Climate Change Assessments:

Federal Agencies Should Improve Reporting and Oversight of U.S. Funding
GAO-12-43:
Published: Nov 17, 2011. Publicly Released: Dec 19, 2011.

Station Fire:

Forest Service's Response Offers Potential Lessons for Future Wildland Fire Management
GAO-12-155:
Published: Dec 16, 2011. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 2011.

Mississippi River:

Green Building:

Federal Initiatives for the Nonfederal Sector Could Benefit from More Interagency Collaboration
GAO-12-79:
Published: Nov 2, 2011. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 2011.

Arizona Border Region:

Environmental Protection Agency:

Actions Needed to Improve Planning, Coordination, and Leadership of EPA Laboratories
GAO-12-236T:
Published: Nov 17, 2011. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 2011.

Climate Change Adaptation:

Federal Efforts to Provide Information Could Help Government Decision Making
GAO-12-238T:
Published: Nov 16, 2011. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 2011.

Environmental Justice:

EPA Needs to Take Additional Actions to Help Ensure Effective Implementation
GAO-12-77:
Published: Oct 6, 2011. Publicly Released: Nov 7, 2011.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill:

Actions Needed to Reduce Evolving but Uncertain Federal Financial Risks
GAO-12-86:
Published: Oct 24, 2011. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 2011.

Yucca Mountain:

Information on Alternative Uses of the Site and Related Challenges
GAO-11-847:
Published: Sep 16, 2011. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 2011.

Environmental Protection Agency:

Management Challenges and Budget Observations
GAO-12-149T:
Published: Oct 12, 2011. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 2011.

EPA Health Risk Assessments:

Oversight and Sustained Management Key to Overcoming Challenges
GAO-12-148T:
Published: Oct 6, 2011. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 2011.

Climate Monitoring:

NOAA Can Improve Management of the U.S. Historical Climatology Network
GAO-11-800:
Published: Aug 31, 2011. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 2011.

Excess Uranium Inventories:

Clarifying DOE's Disposition Options Could Help Avoid Further Legal Violations
GAO-11-846:
Published: Sep 26, 2011. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 2011.

Polar Satellites:

Agencies Need to Address Potential Gaps in Weather and Climate Data Coverage
GAO-11-945T:
Published: Sep 23, 2011. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 2011.

Chesapeake Bay:

Restoration Effort Needs Common Federal and State Goals and Assessment Approach
GAO-11-802:
Published: Sep 15, 2011. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 2011.

Environmental Health:

Action Needed to Sustain Agencies' Collaboration on Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water
GAO-11-346:
Published: Aug 8, 2011. Publicly Released: Sep 8, 2011.

Environmental Litigation:

Cases against EPA and Associated Costs over Time
GAO-11-650:
Published: Aug 1, 2011. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 2011.

Forest Service Business Services:

Further Actions Needed to Re-examine Centralization Approach and to Better Document Associated Costs
GAO-11-769:
Published: Aug 25, 2011. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 2011.

Hazardous Waste:

Technology Assessment:

Climate Engineering: Technical Status, Future Directions, and Potential Responses
GAO-11-71:
Published: Jul 28, 2011. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 2011.

Energy Development and Water Use:

Impacts of Potential Oil Shale Development on Water Resources
GAO-11-929T:
Published: Aug 24, 2011. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 2011.

Environmental Protection Agency:

To Better Fulfill Its Mission, EPA Needs a More Coordinated Approach to Managing Its Laboratories
GAO-11-347:
Published: Jul 25, 2011. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 2011.

Green Information Technology:

Climate Change Adaptation:

Aligning Funding with Strategic Priorities
GAO-11-876T:
Published: Jul 28, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 2011.

Drinking Water:

Abandoned Mines:

Information on the Number of Hardrock Mines, Cost of Cleanup, and Value of Financial Assurances
GAO-11-834T:
Published: Jul 14, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 2011.

EPA Health Risk Assessments:

Sustained Management and Oversight Key to Overcoming Challenges
GAO-11-824T:
Published: Jul 14, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 2011.

Safe Drinking Water Act:

Improvements in Implementation Are Needed to Better Assure the Public of Safe Drinking Water
GAO-11-803T:
Published: Jul 12, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 2011.

Safe Drinking Water Act:

EPA Should Improve Implementation of Requirements on Whether to Regulate Additional Contaminants
GAO-11-254:
Published: May 27, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 2011.

Recovery Act:

Funding Used for Transportation Infrastructure Projects, but Some Requirements Proved Challenging
GAO-11-600:
Published: Jun 29, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 2011.

Recovery Act:

Funds Supported Many Water Projects, and Federal and State Monitoring Shows Few Compliance Problems
GAO-11-608:
Published: Jun 29, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 2011.

Horse Welfare:

Action Needed to Address Unintended Consequences from Cessation of Domestic Slaughter
GAO-11-228:
Published: Jun 22, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 2011.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission:

Climate Change:

Improvements Needed to Clarify National Priorities and Better Align Them with Federal Funding Decisions
GAO-11-317:
Published: May 20, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 2011.

Indian Issues:

Nuclear Material:

DOE's Depleted Uranium Tails Could Be a Source of Revenue for the Government
GAO-11-752T:
Published: Jun 13, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 2011.

Air Quality:

Information on Tall Smokestacks and Their Contribution to Interstate Transport of Air Pollution
GAO-11-473:
Published: May 11, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 2011.

Oil and Gas:

Interior's Restructuring Challenges in the Aftermath of the Gulf Oil Spill
GAO-11-734T:
Published: Jun 2, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 2011.

Nuclear Waste:

Disposal Challenges and Lessons Learned from Yucca Mountain
GAO-11-731T:
Published: Jun 1, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 2011.

Smithsonian Institution:

Much Work Still Needed to Identify and Repatriate Indian Human Remains and Objects
GAO-11-515:
Published: May 25, 2011. Publicly Released: May 25, 2011.

Federal Land Management:

Availability and Potential Reliability of Selected Data Elements at Five Agencies
GAO-11-377:
Published: Apr 20, 2011. Publicly Released: May 20, 2011.

Commercial Nuclear Waste:

Effects of a Termination of the Yucca Mountain Repository Program and Lessons Learned
GAO-11-229:
Published: Apr 8, 2011. Publicly Released: May 10, 2011.