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Arctic Issues:

Uranium Contamination:

National Environmental Policy Act:

Little Information Exists on NEPA Analyses
GAO-14-370:
Published: Apr 15, 2014. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 2014.

National Environmental Policy Act:

Little Information Exists on NEPA Analyses
GAO-14-369:
Published: Apr 15, 2014. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 2014.

Climate Change:

Energy Infrastructure Risks and Adaptation Efforts
GAO-14-74:
Published: Jan 31, 2014. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 2014.

Drinking Water:

EPA Has Improved Its Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Program, but Additional Action Is Needed
GAO-14-103:
Published: Jan 9, 2014. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 2014.

Air Emissions:

Status of Regulatory Activities and Permitting on Alaska's Outer Continental Shelf
GAO-14-187R:
Published: Jan 9, 2014. Publicly Released: Jan 9, 2014.

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative:

Further Actions Would Result in More Useful Assessments and Help Address Factors That Limit Progress
GAO-13-797:
Published: Sep 27, 2013. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 2013.

Pesticides:

EPA Should Take Steps to Improve Its Oversight of Conditional Registrations
GAO-13-145:
Published: Aug 8, 2013. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 2013.

Chemical Assessments:

An Agencywide Strategy May Help EPA Address Unmet Needs for Integrated Risk Information System Assessments
GAO-13-369:
Published: May 10, 2013. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 2013.

Natural Resources and Environment:

Funding for 10 States' Programs Supported by Four Environmental Protection Agency Categorical Grants
GAO-13-504R:
Published: May 6, 2013. Publicly Released: May 21, 2013.

Climate Change:

Future Federal Adaptation Efforts Could Better Support Local Infrastructure Decision Makers
GAO-13-242:
Published: Apr 12, 2013. Publicly Released: May 14, 2013.

Superfund:

Pipeline Permitting:

Interstate and Intrastate Natural Gas Permitting Processes Include Multiple Steps, and Time Frames Vary
GAO-13-221:
Published: Feb 15, 2013. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 2013.

Environmental Protection:

EPA Should Develop a Strategic Plan for Its New Compliance Initiative
GAO-13-115:
Published: Dec 10, 2012. Publicly Released: Jan 9, 2013.

Information Security:

Environmental Protection Agency Needs to Resolve Weaknesses
GAO-12-696:
Published: Jul 19, 2012. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 2012.

Electronic Waste:

Climate Change Adaptation:

Federal Efforts to Provide Information Could Help Government Decision Making
GAO-12-238T:
Published: Nov 16, 2011. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 2011.

Environmental Justice:

EPA Needs to Take Additional Actions to Help Ensure Effective Implementation
GAO-12-77:
Published: Oct 6, 2011. Publicly Released: Nov 7, 2011.

Environmental Protection Agency:

Management Challenges and Budget Observations
GAO-12-149T:
Published: Oct 12, 2011. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 2011.

EPA Health Risk Assessments:

Oversight and Sustained Management Key to Overcoming Challenges
GAO-12-148T:
Published: Oct 6, 2011. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 2011.

Hazardous Waste:

Climate Change Adaptation:

Aligning Funding with Strategic Priorities
GAO-11-876T:
Published: Jul 28, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 2011.

Abandoned Mines:

Information on the Number of Hardrock Mines, Cost of Cleanup, and Value of Financial Assurances
GAO-11-834T:
Published: Jul 14, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 2011.

EPA Health Risk Assessments:

Sustained Management and Oversight Key to Overcoming Challenges
GAO-11-824T:
Published: Jul 14, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 2011.

Safe Drinking Water Act:

Improvements in Implementation Are Needed to Better Assure the Public of Safe Drinking Water
GAO-11-803T:
Published: Jul 12, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 2011.

Safe Drinking Water Act:

EPA Should Improve Implementation of Requirements on Whether to Regulate Additional Contaminants
GAO-11-254:
Published: May 27, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 2011.

Climate Change:

Improvements Needed to Clarify National Priorities and Better Align Them with Federal Funding Decisions
GAO-11-317:
Published: May 20, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 2011.

Nuclear Material:

DOE's Depleted Uranium Tails Could Be a Source of Revenue for the Government
GAO-11-752T:
Published: Jun 13, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 2011.

Recovery Act:

Preliminary Observations on the Use of Funds for Clean and Drinking Water Projects
GAO-11-642T:
Published: May 4, 2011. Publicly Released: May 4, 2011.

Federal Oil and Gas:

Interagency Committee Needs to Better Coordinate Research on Oil Pollution Prevention and Response
GAO-11-319:
Published: Mar 25, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 2011.

Environmental Protection Agency:

Major Management Challenges
GAO-11-422T:
Published: Mar 2, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 2011.

Oil and Gas Bonds:

BLM Needs a Comprehensive Strategy to Better Manage Potential Oil and Gas Well Liability
GAO-11-292:
Published: Feb 25, 2011. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 2011.

Energy-Water Nexus:

Surface Coal Mining:

Climate Change:

A Coordinated Strategy Could Focus Federal Geoengineering Research and Inform Governance Efforts
GAO-10-903:
Published: Sep 23, 2010. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 2010.

Aviation and the Environment:

Aviation and the Environment:

Superfund:

Electronic Waste:

Considerations for Promoting Environmentally Sound Reuse and Recycling
GAO-10-626:
Published: Jul 12, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 2010.

Superfund:

EPA's Costs to Remediate Existing and Future Sites Will Likely Exceed Current Funding Levels
GAO-10-857T:
Published: Jun 22, 2010. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 2010.

Recovery Act:

Clean Water Projects Are Underway, but Procedures May Not Be in Place to Ensure Adequate Oversight
GAO-10-761T:
Published: May 26, 2010. Publicly Released: May 26, 2010.

Superfund:

Information on Cost and Other Issues Related to the Cleanup of the Federal Creosote Site
GAO-10-277:
Published: Feb 25, 2010. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 2010.

Natural Resources and Environment:

Environmental Contamination:

Information on the Funding and Cleanup Status of Defense Sites
GAO-10-547T:
Published: Mar 17, 2010. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 2010.

Environmental Health:

Opportunities for Greater Focus, Direction, and Top-Level Commitment to Children's Health at EPA
GAO-10-545T:
Published: Mar 17, 2010. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 2010.

Oil and Gas Bonds:

Bonding Requirements and BLM Expenditures to Reclaim Orphaned Wells
GAO-10-245:
Published: Jan 27, 2010. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 2010.

Surface Coal Mining:

Financial Assurances for, and Long-Term Oversight of, Mines with Valley Fills in Four Appalachian States
GAO-10-206:
Published: Jan 14, 2010. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 2010.

Surface Coal Mining:

Characteristics of Mining in Mountainous Areas of Kentucky and West Virginia
GAO-10-21:
Published: Dec 9, 2009. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 2009.

Chemical Regulation:

Observations on Improving the Toxic Substances Control Act
GAO-10-292T:
Published: Dec 2, 2009. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 2009.