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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.
Endangered Species Act: Successes and Challenges in Agency Collaboration and the Use of Scientific Information in the Decision Making Process
GAO-05-732T: Published: May 19, 2005. Publicly Released: May 19, 2005.
District of Columbia's Drinking Water: Agencies Have Improved Coordination, but Key Challenges Remain in Protecting the Public from Elevated Lead Levels
GAO-05-344: Published: Mar 31, 2005. Publicly Released: May 5, 2005.
Forest Service: Better Data and Clear Priorities Are Needed to Address Increasing Reforestation and Timber Stand Improvement Needs
GAO-05-586T: Published: Apr 27, 2005. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 2005.
Forest Service: Better Data Are Needed to Identify and Prioritize Reforestation and Timber Stand Improvement Needs
GAO-05-374: Published: Apr 15, 2005. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 2005.
Wildland Fire Management: Progress and Future Challenges, Protecting Structures, and Improving Communications
GAO-05-627T: Published: Apr 26, 2005. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 2005.
Technology Assessment: Protecting Structures and Improving Communications during Wildland Fires
GAO-05-380: Published: Apr 26, 2005. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 2005.
Endangered Species: Fish and Wildlife Service Generally Focuses Recovery Funding on High-Priority Species, but Needs to Periodically Assess Its Funding Decisions
GAO-05-211: Published: Apr 6, 2005. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 2005.
Climate Change Assessment: Administration Did Not Meet Reporting Deadline
GAO-05-338R: Published: Apr 14, 2005. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 2005.
National Park Service: Managed Properties in the District of Columbia
GAO-05-378: Published: Apr 15, 2005. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 2005.
Individual Fishing Quotas: Management Costs Varied and Were Not Recovered as Required
GAO-05-241: Published: Mar 11, 2005. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 2005.
Brownfield Redevelopment: Stakeholders Cite Additional Measures That Could Complement EPA's Efforts to Clean Up and Redevelop Properties
GAO-05-450T: Published: Apr 5, 2005. Publicly Released: Apr 5, 2005.
Protection of Chemical and Water Infrastructure: Federal Requirements, Actions of Selected Facilities, and Remaining Challenges
GAO-05-327: Published: Mar 28, 2005. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 2005.
Invasive Species: Cooperation and Coordination Are Important for Effective Management of Invasive Weeds
GAO-05-185: Published: Feb 25, 2005. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 2005.
Klamath River Basin: Reclamation Met Its Water Bank Obligations, but Information Provided to Water Bank Stakeholders Could Be Improved
GAO-05-283: Published: Mar 28, 2005. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 2005.
Storm Water Pollution: Information Needed on the Implications of Permitting Oil and Gas Construction Activities
GAO-05-240: Published: Feb 9, 2005. Publicly Released: Mar 14, 2005.
Freshwater Programs: Federal Agencies' Funding in the United States and Abroad
GAO-05-253: Published: Mar 11, 2005. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 2005.
Clean Air Act: Observations on EPA's Cost-Benefit Analysis of Its Mercury Control Options
GAO-05-252: Published: Feb 28, 2005. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 2005.
Hazardous Waste Sites: Improved Effectiveness of Controls at Sites Could Better Protect the Public
GAO-05-163: Published: Jan 28, 2005. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 2005.
Wildland Fire Management: Forest Service and Interior Need to Specify Steps and a Schedule for Identifying Long-Term Options and Their Costs
GAO-05-353T: Published: Feb 17, 2005. Publicly Released: Feb 17, 2005.
Wildland Fire Management: Important Progress Has Been Made, but Challenges Remain to Completing a Cohesive Strategy
GAO-05-147: Published: Jan 14, 2005. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 2005.
Grants Management: EPA Needs to Strengthen Efforts to Provide the Public with Complete and Accurate Information on Grant Opportunities
GAO-05-149R: Published: Feb 3, 2005. Publicly Released: Feb 3, 2005.
Brownfield Redevelopment: Stakeholders Report That EPA's Program Helps to Redevelop Sites, but Additional Measures Could Complement Agency Efforts
GAO-05-94: Published: Dec 2, 2004. Publicly Released: Jan 13, 2005.
Oil and Gas Development: Challenges to Agency Decisions and Opportunities for BLM to Standardize Data Collection
GAO-05-124: Published: Nov 30, 2004. Publicly Released: Jan 3, 2005.
Environmental Indicators: Better Coordination Is Needed to Develop Environmental Indicator Sets That Inform Decisions
GAO-05-52: Published: Nov 17, 2004. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 2004.
Survey on Environmental Indicator Sets, an E-supplement to GAO-05-52
GAO-05-56SP: Published: Nov 17, 2004. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 2004.
Alaska Native Allotments: Conflicts with Utility Rights-of-way Have Not Been Resolved through Existing Remedies
GAO-04-923: Published: Sep 7, 2004. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 2004.
Great Lakes: Organizational Leadership and Restoration Goals Need to Be Better Defined for Monitoring Restoration Progress
GAO-04-1024: Published: Sep 28, 2004. Publicly Released: Oct 4, 2004.
Drinking Water: Experts' Views on How Federal Funding Can Best Be Spent To Improve Security
GAO-04-1098T: Published: Sep 30, 2004. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 2004.
Protected Species: International Convention and U.S. Laws Protect Wildlife Differently
GAO-04-964: Published: Sep 15, 2004. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 2004.
Russian Nuclear Submarines: U.S. Participation in the Arctic Military Environmental Cooperation Program Needs Better Justification
GAO-04-924: Published: Sep 9, 2004. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 2004.
Natural Gas Flaring and Venting: Opportunities to Improve Data and Reduce Emissions
GAO-04-809: Published: Jul 14, 2004. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 2004.
Environmental Disclosure: Briefing on GAO's Findings and Recommendations
GAO-04-1019R: Published: Aug 4, 2004. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 2004.
Wildland Fires: Forest Service and BLM Need Better Information and a Systematic Approach for Assessing the Risks of Environmental Effects
GAO-04-705: Published: Jun 24, 2004. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 2004.
Drinking Water: Safeguarding the District of Columbia's Supplies and Applying Lessons Learned to Other Systems
GAO-04-974T: Published: Jul 22, 2004. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 2004.
Grants Management: EPA Continues to Have Problems Linking Grants to Environmental Results
GAO-04-983T: Published: Jul 20, 2004. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 2004.
Environmental Disclosure: SEC Should Explore Ways to Improve Tracking and Transparency of Information
GAO-04-808: Published: Jul 14, 2004. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 2004.
Nuclear Waste: Absence of Key Management Reforms on Hanford's Cleanup Project Adds to Challenges of Achieving Cost and Schedule Goals
GAO-04-611: Published: Jun 9, 2004. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 2004.
Border Security: Agencies Need to Better Coordinate Their Strategies and Operations on Federal Lands
GAO-04-590: Published: Jun 16, 2004. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 2004.
Alaska Native Villages: Villages Affected by Flooding and Erosion Have Difficulty Qualifying for Federal Assistance
GAO-04-895T: Published: Jun 29, 2004. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 2004.
Watershed Management: Better Coordination of Data Collection Efforts Needed to Support Key Decisions
GAO-04-382: Published: Jun 7, 2004. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 2004.
National Park Service: Comments on Provisions of S. 2543, a Bill to Establish a Federal Program and Criteria for National Heritage Areas
GAO-04-914T: Published: Jun 24, 2004. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 2004.
Water Quality: Program Enhancements Would Better Ensure Adequacy of Boat Pumpout Facilities in No-Discharge Zones
GAO-04-613: Published: May 24, 2004. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 2004.
Federal Land Management: Additional Guidance on Community Involvement Could Enhance Effectiveness of Stewardship Contracting
GAO-04-652: Published: Jun 14, 2004. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 2004.
Pacific Groundfish: Continued Efforts Needed to Improve Reliability of Stock Assessments
GAO-04-606: Published: Jun 4, 2004. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 2004.
Transportation Planning: State and Metropolitan Planning Agencies Report Using Varied Methods to Consider Ecosystem Conservation
GAO-04-536: Published: May 17, 2004. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 2004.
Columbia River Basin: A Multilayered Collection of Directives and Plans Guides Federal Fish and Wildlife Activities
GAO-04-602: Published: Jun 4, 2004. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 2004.
Wildfire Suppression: Funding Transfers Cause Project Cancellations and Delays, Strained Relationships, and Management Disruptions
GAO-04-612: Published: Jun 2, 2004. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 2004.
National Park Foundation: Better Communication of Roles and Responsibilities Is Needed to Strengthen Partnership with the National Park Service
GAO-04-541: Published: May 17, 2004. Publicly Released: May 25, 2004.
Great Lakes: A Comprehensive Strategy and Monitoring System Are Needed to Achieve Restoration Goals
GAO-04-782T: Published: May 21, 2004. Publicly Released: May 21, 2004.