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Yucca Mountain: Quality Assurance at DOE's Planned Nuclear Waste Repository Needs Increased Management Attention
GAO-06-313: Published: Mar 17, 2006. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 2006.
Corps of Engineers: Observations on Planning and Project Management Processes for the Civil Works Program
GAO-06-529T: Published: Mar 15, 2006. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 2006.
Fisheries Management: Core Principles and a Strategic Approach Would Enhance Stakeholder Participation in Developing Quota-Based Programs
GAO-06-289: Published: Feb 23, 2006. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 2006.
National Park Service: Opportunities Exist to Clarify and Strengthen Special Uses Permit Guidance on Setting Grazing Fees and Cost-Recovery
GAO-06-355R: Published: Feb 9, 2006. Publicly Released: Feb 9, 2006.
National Parks Air Tour Management Act: More Flexibility and Better Enforcement Needed
GAO-06-263: Published: Jan 27, 2006. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 2006.
Drinking Water: EPA Should Strengthen Ongoing Efforts to Ensure That Consumers Are Protected from Lead Contamination
GAO-06-148: Published: Jan 4, 2006. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 2006.
Hazardous Waste: EPA Needs to Clarify the Types of Mercury Waste That Can Be Treated and Disposed of Using the Debris Regulations
GAO-06-99: Published: Dec 16, 2005. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 2006.
Hurricane Protection: Statutory and Regulatory Framework for Levee Maintenance and Emergency Response for the Lake Pontchartrain Project
GAO-06-322T: Published: Dec 15, 2005. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 2005.
Chemical Regulation: Approaches in the United States, Canada, and the European Union
GAO-06-217R: Published: Nov 4, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2005.
Environmental Protection: More Complete Data and Continued Emphasis on Leak Prevention Could Improve EPA's Underground Storage Tank Program
GAO-06-45: Published: Nov 30, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2005.
Federal Water Requirements: Challenges to Estimating the Cost Impact on Local Communities
GAO-06-151R: Published: Nov 30, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2005.
Valles Caldera: Trust Has Made Some Progress, but Needs to Do More to Meet Statutory Goals
GAO-06-98: Published: Nov 16, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 2005.
Chesapeake Bay Program: Improved Strategies Are Needed to Better Assess, Report, and Manage Restoration Progress
GAO-06-96: Published: Oct 28, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2005.
Electronic Waste: Strengthening the Role of the Federal Government in Encouraging Recycling and Reuse
GAO-06-47: Published: Nov 10, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 2005.
Army Corps of Engineers: History of the Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity Hurricane Protection Project
GAO-06-244T: Published: Nov 9, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 9, 2005.
Department of Energy: Preliminary Information on the Potential for Columbia River Contamination from the Hanford Site
GAO-06-77R: Published: Nov 4, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 2005.
Indian Tribes: EPA Should Reduce the Review Time for Tribal Requests to Manage Environmental Programs
GAO-06-95: Published: Oct 31, 2005. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 2005.
Livestock Grazing: Federal Expenditures and Receipts Vary, Depending on the Agency and the Purpose of the Fee Charged
GAO-05-869: Published: Sep 30, 2005. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 2005.
Official U.S. Representation at Government-Sponsored Public Policy Forums
GAO-06-89R: Published: Oct 21, 2005. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 2005.
Environmental Cleanup: Transfer of Contaminated Federal Property and Recovery of Cleanup Costs
GAO-05-1011R: Published: Sep 16, 2005. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 2005.
Waters and Wetlands: Corps of Engineers Needs to Better Support Its Decisions for Not Asserting Jurisdiction
GAO-05-870: Published: Sep 9, 2005. Publicly Released: Oct 11, 2005.
Wetlands Protection: Corps of Engineers Does Not Have an Effective Oversight Approach to Ensure That Compensatory Mitigation Is Occurring
GAO-05-898: Published: Sep 8, 2005. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 2005.
Army Corps of Engineers: Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity Hurricane Protection Project
GAO-05-1050T: Published: Sep 28, 2005. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 2005.
Climate Change: Federal Reports on Climate Change Funding Should Be Clearer and More Complete
GAO-05-461: Published: Aug 25, 2005. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 2005.
Environmental Information: Status of Federal Data Programs That Support Ecological Indicators
GAO-05-376: Published: Sep 2, 2005. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 2005.
Klamath River Basin Conservation Area Restoration Program: Limited Assurance Regarding the Federal Funding Requirements
GAO-05-804: Published: Sep 19, 2005. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 2005.
Wind Power: Impacts on Wildlife and Government Responsibilities for Regulating Development and Protecting Wildlife
GAO-05-906: Published: Sep 16, 2005. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 2005.
Invasive Species: Progress and Challenges in Preventing Introduction into U.S. Waters Via the Ballast Water in Ships
GAO-05-1026T: Published: Sep 9, 2005. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 2005.
Great Lakes Initiative: EPA Needs to Better Ensure the Complete and Consistent Implementation of Water Quality Standards
GAO-05-829: Published: Jul 27, 2005. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 2005.
Environmental Liabilities: EPA Should Do More to Ensure That Liable Parties Meet Their Cleanup Obligations
GAO-05-658: Published: Aug 17, 2005. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 2005.
Air Pollution: Estimated Emissions from Two New Mexicali Power Plants Are Low, but Health Impacts Are Unknown
GAO-05-823: Published: Aug 12, 2005. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 2005.
Environmental Justice: EPA Should Devote More Attention to Environmental Justice When Developing Clean Air Rules
GAO-05-289: Published: Jul 25, 2005. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 2005.
Clean Water Act: Improved Resource Planning Would Help EPA Better Respond to Changing Needs and Fiscal Constraints
GAO-05-721: Published: Jul 22, 2005. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 2005.
Nuclear Waste: Better Performance Reporting Needed to Assess DOE's Ability to Achieve the Goals of the Accelerated Cleanup Program
GAO-05-764: Published: Jul 29, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 2005.
Electronic Waste: Observations on the Role of the Federal Government in Encouraging Recycling and Reuse
GAO-05-937T: Published: Jul 26, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 2005.
Hardrock Mining: BLM Needs to Better Manage Financial Assurances to Guarantee Coverage of Reclamation Costs
GAO-05-377: Published: Jun 20, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 2005.
Financial Audit: The Environmental Protection Agency's Fiscal Year 2004 Management Representation Letter on Its Financial Statements
GAO-05-603R: Published: Jul 22, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 2005.
Oil And Gas Development: Increased Permitting Activity Has Lessened BLM's Ability to Meet Its Environmental Protection Responsibilities
GAO-05-418: Published: Jun 17, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 21, 2005.
Defense Health Care: Improvements Needed in Occupational and Environmental Health Surveillance During Deployments to Address Immediate and Long-Term Health Issues
GAO-05-632: Published: Jul 14, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 2005.
Defense Health Care: Occupational and Environmental Health Surveillance Conducted During Deployments Needs Improvement
GAO-05-903T: Published: Jul 19, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 2005.
Wildland Fire Management: Timely Identification of Long-Term Options and Funding Needs Is Critical
GAO-05-923T: Published: Jul 14, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 2005.
Chemical Regulation: Options Exist to Improve EPA's Ability to Assess Health Risks and Manage Its Chemical Review Program
GAO-05-458: Published: Jun 13, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 2005.
Gasoline Markets: Special Gasoline Blends Reduce Emissions and Improve Air Quality, but Complicate Supply and Contribute to Higher Prices
GAO-05-421: Published: Jun 17, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 2005.
Hazardous Waste Programs: Information on Appropriations and Expenditures for Superfund, Brownfields, and Related Programs
GAO-05-746R: Published: Jun 30, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 2005.
Groundwater Contamination: DOD Uses and Develops a Range of Remediation Technologies to Clean Up Military Sites
GAO-05-666: Published: Jun 30, 2005. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 2005.
Clean Air Act: EPA Has Completed Most of the Actions Required by the 1990 Amendments, but Many Were Completed Late
GAO-05-613: Published: May 27, 2005. Publicly Released: Jun 27, 2005.
Clean Air Act: Emerging Mercury Control Technologies Have Shown Promising Results, but Data on Long-Term Performance Are Limited
GAO-05-612: Published: May 31, 2005. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 2005.
National Park Service: Revenues Could Increase by Charging Allowed Fees for Some Special Uses Permits
GAO-05-410: Published: May 6, 2005. Publicly Released: Jun 7, 2005.
Natural Resources: Federal Agencies Are Engaged in Numerous Woody Biomass Utilization Activities, but Significant Obstacles May Impede Their Efforts
GAO-05-741T: Published: May 24, 2005. Publicly Released: May 24, 2005.
Natural Resources: Federal Agencies Are Engaged in Various Efforts to Promote the Utilization of Woody Biomass, but Significant Obstacles to Its Use Remain
GAO-05-373: Published: May 13, 2005. Publicly Released: May 24, 2005.