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Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management: Approaches Used by Foreign Countries May Provide Useful Lessons for Managing U.S. Radioactive Waste
GAO-07-221: Published: Mar 21, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 2007.
Yellowstone National Park: Preliminary Observations on the Implementation of the Interagency Bison Management Plan
GAO-07-638T: Published: Mar 20, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 2007.
Coastal Barrier Resources System: Status of Development That Has Occurred and Financial Assistance Provided by Federal Agencies
GAO-07-356: Published: Mar 19, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 19, 2007.
Leaking Underground Storage Tanks: EPA Should Take Steps to Better Ensure the Effective Use of Public Funding for Cleanups
GAO-07-152: Published: Feb 8, 2007. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 2007.
Department of the Interior: Major Management Challenges
GAO-07-502T: Published: Feb 16, 2007. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 2007.
Environmental Information: EPA Actions Could Reduce the Availability of Environmental Information to the Public
GAO-07-464T: Published: Feb 6, 2007. Publicly Released: Feb 6, 2007.
Military Base Closures: Opportunities Exist to Improve Environmental Cleanup Cost Reporting and to Expedite Transfer of Unneeded Property
GAO-07-166: Published: Jan 30, 2007. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 2007.
Wildland Fire Management: Lack of a Cohesive Strategy Hinders Agencies' Cost-Containment Efforts
GAO-07-427T: Published: Jan 30, 2007. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 2007.
Recycling: Additional Efforts Could Increase Municipal Recycling
GAO-07-37: Published: Dec 29, 2006. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 2007.
Oil and Gas Royalties: Royalty Relief Will Likely Cost the Government Billions, but the Final Costs Have Yet to Be Determined
GAO-07-369T: Published: Jan 18, 2007. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 2007.
Agricultural Conservation: USDA Should Improve Its Management of Key Conservation Programs to Ensure Payments Promote Environmental Goals
GAO-07-370T: Published: Jan 17, 2007. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 2007.
USDA Conservation Programs: Stakeholder Views on Participation and Coordination to Benefit Threatened and Endangered Species and Their Habitats
GAO-07-35: Published: Nov 15, 2006. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 2006.
Forest Service: Use of Categorical Exclusions for Vegetation Management Projects, Calendar Years 2003 through 2005
GAO-07-99: Published: Oct 10, 2006. Publicly Released: Nov 9, 2006.
Indian Issues: BLM's Program for Issuing Individual Indian Allotments on Public Lands Is No Longer Viable
GAO-07-23R: Published: Oct 20, 2006. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 2006.
Biscuit Fire Recovery Project: Analysis of Project Development, Salvage Sales, and Other Activities
GAO-06-967: Published: Sep 18, 2006. Publicly Released: Oct 4, 2006.
Interior's Land Appraisal Services: Actions Needed to Improve Compliance with Appraisal Standards, Increase Efficiency, and Broaden Oversight
GAO-06-1050: Published: Sep 28, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 2006.
Climate Change: Federal Agencies Should Do More to Make Funding Reports Clearer and Encourage Progress on Two Voluntary Programs
GAO-06-1126T: Published: Sep 27, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 2006.
Federal Land Exchange: Assessment of Mount Hood Land Appraisal Reports
GAO-06-1135R: Published: Sep 26, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 2006.
Recreation Fees: Agencies Can Better Implement the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act and Account for Fee Revenues
GAO-06-1016: Published: Sep 22, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 2006.
Climate Change: Greater Clarity and Consistency Are Needed in Reporting Federal Climate Change Funding
GAO-06-1122T: Published: Sep 21, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 2006.
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Program: National Park Service Needs Better Accountability and Oversight of Grantees and Gateways
GAO-06-1049: Published: Sep 14, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 2006.
Alaska Native Allotments: Alternatives to Address Conflicts with Utility Rights-of-way
GAO-06-1107T: Published: Sep 13, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 2006.
Endangered Species: Many Factors Affect the Length of Time to Recover Select Species
GAO-06-730: Published: Sep 6, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 8, 2006.
Hurricane Katrina: Strategic Planning Needed to Guide Future Enhancements Beyond Interim Levee Repairs
GAO-06-934: Published: Sep 6, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 2006.
Nuclear Waste: DOE's Efforts to Protect the Columbia River from Contamination Could Be Further Strengthened
GAO-06-1018: Published: Aug 28, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 5, 2006.
Chemical Regulation: Actions are Needed to Improve the Effectiveness of EPA's Chemical Review Program
GAO-06-1032T: Published: Aug 2, 2006. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 2006.
Wildland Fire Rehabilitation and Restoration: Forest Service and BLM Could Benefit from Improved Information on Status of Needed Work
GAO-06-670: Published: Jun 30, 2006. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 2006.
Indian Issues: BIA's Efforts to Impose Time Frames and Collect Better Data Should Improve the Processing of Land in Trust Applications
GAO-06-781: Published: Jul 28, 2006. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 2006.
Clean Air Act: EPA Should Improve the Management of Its Air Toxics Program
GAO-06-669: Published: Jun 23, 2006. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 2006.
Particulate Matter: EPA Has Started to Address the National Academies' Recommendations on Estimating Health Benefits, but More Progress Is Needed
GAO-06-780: Published: Jul 17, 2006. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 2006.
Particulate Matter: EPA Needs to Make More Progress in Addressing the National Academies' Recommendations on Estimating Health Benefits
GAO-06-992T: Published: Jul 19, 2006. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 2006.
Chesapeake Bay Program: Improved Strategies Needed to Better Guide Restoration Efforts
GAO-06-614T: Published: Jul 13, 2006. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 2006.
Fish and Wildlife Service: Federal Assistance Program Is Making Progress in Addressing Previously Identified Concerns
GAO-06-731R: Published: Jul 5, 2006. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 2006.
Clean Water: Better Information and Targeted Prevention Efforts Could Enhance Spill Management in the St. Clair-Detroit River Corridor
GAO-06-639: Published: Jun 7, 2006. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 2006.
Human Health Risk Assessment: EPA Has Taken Steps to Strengthen Its Process, but Improvements Needed in Planning, Data Development, and Training
GAO-06-595: Published: May 31, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 2006.
Environmental Compliance and Enforcement: EPA's Effort to Improve and Make More Consistent Its Compliance and Enforcement Activities
GAO-06-840T: Published: Jun 28, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 2006.
Wood Utilization: Federal Research and Product Development Activities, Support, and Technology Transfer
GAO-06-624: Published: Jun 15, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 2006.
Invasive Forest Pests: Recent Infestations and Continued Vulnerabilities at Ports of Entry Place U.S. Forests at Risk
GAO-06-871T: Published: Jun 21, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 2006.
Wildland Fire Suppression: Better Guidance Needed to Clarify Sharing of Costs between Federal and Nonfederal Entities
GAO-06-896T: Published: Jun 21, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 2006.
Superfund: Better Financial Assurances and More Effective Implementation of Institutional Controls Are Needed to Protect the Public
GAO-06-900T: Published: Jun 15, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 2006.
Environmental Liabilities: Hardrock Mining Cleanup Obligations
GAO-06-884T: Published: Jun 14, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 2006.
Wildland Fire Suppression: Lack of Clear Guidance Raises Concerns about Cost Sharing between Federal and Nonfederal Entities
GAO-06-570: Published: May 30, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 2006.
Clean Water: How States Allocate Revolving Loan Funds and Measure Their Benefits
GAO-06-579: Published: Jun 5, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 7, 2006.
Climate Change: EPA and DOE Should Do More to Encourage Progress Under Two Voluntary Programs
GAO-06-97: Published: Apr 25, 2006. Publicly Released: May 25, 2006.
Invasive Forest Pests: Lessons Learned from Three Recent Infestations May Aid in Managing Future Efforts
GAO-06-353: Published: Apr 21, 2006. Publicly Released: May 22, 2006.
Environmental Protection Agency: Progress Has Been Made in Grant Reforms, but Weaknesses Remain in Implementation and Accountability
GAO-06-774T: Published: May 18, 2006. Publicly Released: May 18, 2006.
Grants Management: EPA Has Made Progress in Grant Reforms but Needs to Address Weaknesses in Implementation and Accountability
GAO-06-625: Published: May 12, 2006. Publicly Released: May 18, 2006.
National Parks Air Tour Fees: Effective Verification and Enforcement Are Needed to Improve Compliance
GAO-06-468: 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
GAO-06-671R: Published: May 1, 2006. Publicly Released: May 1, 2006.
Conservation Security Program: Despite Cost Controls, Improved USDA Management Is Needed to Ensure Proper Payments and Reduce Duplication with Other Programs
GAO-06-312: Published: Apr 28, 2006. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 2006.