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Wildland Fire Suppression:

Lack of Clear Guidance Raises Concerns about Cost Sharing between Federal and Nonfederal Entities
Published: May 30, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 2006.

Clean Water:

How States Allocate Revolving Loan Funds and Measure Their Benefits
Published: Jun 5, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 7, 2006.

Climate Change:

EPA and DOE Should Do More to Encourage Progress Under Two Voluntary Programs
Published: Apr 25, 2006. Publicly Released: May 25, 2006.

Invasive Forest Pests:

Lessons Learned from Three Recent Infestations May Aid in Managing Future Efforts
Published: Apr 21, 2006. Publicly Released: May 22, 2006.

Grants Management:

Environmental Protection Agency:

Progress Has Been Made in Grant Reforms, but Weaknesses Remain in Implementation and Accountability
Published: May 18, 2006. Publicly Released: May 18, 2006.

National Parks Air Tour Fees:

Effective Verification and Enforcement Are Needed to Improve Compliance
Published: May 11, 2006. Publicly Released: May 11, 2006.

Wildland Fire Management:

Update on Federal Agency Efforts to Develop a Cohesive Strategy to Address Wildland Fire Threats
Published: May 1, 2006. Publicly Released: May 1, 2006.

Conservation Security Program:

Natural Resources:

Woody Biomass Users' Experiences Offer Insights for Government Efforts Aimed at Promoting Its Use
Published: Mar 22, 2006. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 2006.

Natural Resources:

Woody Biomass Users' Experiences Provide Insights for Ongoing Government Efforts to Promote Its Use
Published: Apr 27, 2006. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 2006.

Yucca Mountain:

DOE's Planned Nuclear Waste Repository Faces Quality Assurance and Management Challenges
Published: Apr 25, 2006. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 2006.

Hanford Waste Treatment Plant:

Contractor and DOE Management Problems Have Led to Higher Costs, Construction Delays, and Safety Concerns
Published: Apr 6, 2006. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 2006.

Endangered Species:

Time and Costs Required to Recover Species Are Largely Unknown
Published: Apr 6, 2006. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 2006.

National Park Service:

National Park Service:

Environmental Liabilities:

Undeclared Hazardous Materials:

New DOT Efforts May Provide Additional Information on Undeclared Shipments
Published: Mar 29, 2006. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 2006.

Indian Irrigation Projects:

Numerous Issues Need to Be Addressed to Improve Project Management and Financial Sustainability
Published: Feb 24, 2006. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 2006.

Yucca Mountain:

Quality Assurance at DOE's Planned Nuclear Waste Repository Needs Increased Management Attention
Published: Mar 17, 2006. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 2006.

Corps of Engineers:

Observations on Planning and Project Management Processes for the Civil Works Program
Published: Mar 15, 2006. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 2006.

Fisheries Management:

National Park Service:

National Parks Air Tour Management Act:

More Flexibility and Better Enforcement Needed
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
Published: Jan 4, 2006. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 2006.

Hazardous Waste:

Hurricane Protection:

Environmental Protection:

Federal Water Requirements:

Challenges to Estimating the Cost Impact on Local Communities
Published: Nov 30, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2005.

Chemical Regulation:

Approaches in the United States, Canada, and the European Union
Published: Nov 4, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2005.

Valles Caldera:

Trust Has Made Some Progress, but Needs to Do More to Meet Statutory Goals
Published: Nov 16, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 2005.

Chesapeake Bay Program:

Improved Strategies Are Needed to Better Assess, Report, and Manage Restoration Progress
Published: Oct 28, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2005.

Electronic Waste:

Strengthening the Role of the Federal Government in Encouraging Recycling and Reuse
Published: Nov 10, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 2005.

Army Corps of Engineers:

History of the Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity Hurricane Protection Project
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
Published: Nov 4, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 2005.

Indian Tribes:

EPA Should Reduce the Review Time for Tribal Requests to Manage Environmental Programs
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
Published: Sep 30, 2005. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 2005.

Justice and Law Enforcement:

Official U.S. Representation at Government-Sponsored Public Policy Forums
Published: Oct 21, 2005. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 2005.

Environmental Cleanup:

Transfer of Contaminated Federal Property and Recovery of Cleanup Costs
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
Published: Sep 9, 2005. Publicly Released: Oct 11, 2005.

Wetlands Protection:

Army Corps of Engineers:

Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity Hurricane Protection Project
Published: Sep 28, 2005. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 2005.

Climate Change:

Federal Reports on Climate Change Funding Should Be Clearer and More Complete
Published: Aug 25, 2005. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 2005.

Environmental Information:

Status of Federal Data Programs That Support Ecological Indicators
Published: Sep 2, 2005. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 2005.

Klamath River Basin Conservation Area Restoration Program:

Limited Assurance Regarding the Federal Funding Requirements
Published: Sep 19, 2005. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 2005.

Wind Power:

Impacts on Wildlife and Government Responsibilities for Regulating Development and Protecting Wildlife
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
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
Published: Jul 27, 2005. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 2005.

Environmental Liabilities:

EPA Should Do More to Ensure That Liable Parties Meet Their Cleanup Obligations
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
Published: Aug 12, 2005. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 2005.