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Improvements Needed by the Water Resources Council and River Basin Commissions to Achieve the Objectives of the Water Resources Planning Act of 1965
CED-78-1: Published: Oct 31, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1977.
Twelve years after the passage of the Water Resources Planning Act of 1965, only limited progress has been made in carrying out its purposes. None of the river basin commissions, for example, has completed a comprehensive water plan for its entire region. Although the Water Resources Council is required to review these plans, it still has not determined how it will conduct the reviews nor has it r...
Federal Interests Should Receive More Consideration under the Forest Highway Program
CED-77-130: Published: Oct 13, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 13, 1977.
The Forest Highway Program, as currently administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHwA) and the Forest Service, is not meeting the Forest Service's needs for managing the national forest resources.Forest highways total about 22,000 miles and are of special federal interest because they link the national forests to the federal-aid highway system. Congress, in establishing the Forest High...
Adequacy of Controls for the Reclamation of Lands Mined for Noncoal Minerals
CED-77-72: Published: May 17, 1977. Publicly Released: May 17, 1977.
A need exists for more complete information on the mining of noncoal minerals in order to formulate Federal regulations governing such mining. A survey was conducted to observe the effects of mining operations for uranium, copper, phosphate, limestone, molybdenum, and iron at a number of active and abandoned surface and underground mining sites in Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Wyomin...