Natural resources (151 - 200 of 485 items)
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.
Alaska Native Allotments: Alternatives to Address Conflicts with Utility Rights-of-way
GAO-06-1107T: Published: Sep 13, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 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.
Wood Utilization: Federal Research and Product Development Activities, Support, and Technology Transfer
GAO-06-624: Published: Jun 15, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 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.
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.
Natural Resources: Woody Biomass Users' Experiences Offer Insights for Government Efforts Aimed at Promoting Its Use
GAO-06-336: 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
GAO-06-694T: Published: Apr 27, 2006. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 2006.
National Park Service: Major Operations Funding Trends and How Selected Park Units Responded to Those Trends for Fiscal Years 2001 Through 2005
GAO-06-431: Published: Mar 31, 2006. Publicly Released: Apr 5, 2006.
Corps of Engineers: Observations on Planning and Project Management Processes for the Civil Works Program
GAO-06-529T: Published: Mar 15, 2006. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 2006.
National Park Service: Opportunities Exist to Clarify and Strengthen Special Uses Permit Guidance on Setting Grazing Fees and Cost-Recovery
GAO-06-355R: Published: Feb 9, 2006. Publicly Released: Feb 9, 2006.
Environmental Protection: More Complete Data and Continued Emphasis on Leak Prevention Could Improve EPA's Underground Storage Tank Program
GAO-06-45: Published: Nov 30, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2005.
Valles Caldera: Trust Has Made Some Progress, but Needs to Do More to Meet Statutory Goals
GAO-06-98: Published: Nov 16, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 2005.
Chesapeake Bay Program: Improved Strategies Are Needed to Better Assess, Report, and Manage Restoration Progress
GAO-06-96: Published: Oct 28, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2005.
Indian Tribes: EPA Should Reduce the Review Time for Tribal Requests to Manage Environmental Programs
GAO-06-95: Published: Oct 31, 2005. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 2005.
Nuclear Waste: Better Performance Reporting Needed to Assess DOE's Ability to Achieve the Goals of the Accelerated Cleanup Program
GAO-05-764: Published: Jul 29, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Environmental Disclosure: Briefing on GAO's Findings and Recommendations
GAO-04-1019R: Published: Aug 4, 2004. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 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.
Pacific Groundfish: Continued Efforts Needed to Improve Reliability of Stock Assessments
GAO-04-606: Published: Jun 4, 2004. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 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.
Superfund Program: Updated Appropriation and Expenditure Data
GAO-04-475R: Published: Feb 18, 2004. Publicly Released: Feb 20, 2004.
Alaska Native Villages: Most Are Affected by Flooding and Erosion, but Few Qualify for Federal Assistance
GAO-04-142: Published: Dec 12, 2003. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 2003.
Grants Management: EPA Needs to Strengthen Oversight and Enhance Accountability to Address Persistent Challenges
GAO-04-122T: Published: Oct 1, 2003. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 2003.
Grants Management: EPA Needs to Strengthen Efforts to Address Persistent Challenges
GAO-03-846: Published: Aug 29, 2003. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 2003.
Wildland Fire Management: Additional Actions Required to Better Identify and Priorities Lands Needing Fuels Reduction
GAO-03-805: Published: Aug 15, 2003. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 2003.
Environmental Compliance: Better DOD Guidance Needed to Ensure That the Most Important Activities Are Funded
GAO-03-639: Published: Jun 17, 2003. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 2003.
Forest Service: Little Progress on Performance Accountability Likely Unless Management Addresses Key Challenges
GAO-03-503: Published: May 1, 2003. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 2003.
Agricultural Conservation: USDA Needs to Better Ensure Protection of Highly Erodible Cropland and Wetlands
GAO-03-418: Published: Apr 21, 2003. Publicly Released: May 21, 2003.
Natural Resources: Status of Merchantable Material Contracting Pilot Program Authorized by the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000
GAO-03-596R: Published: May 9, 2003. Publicly Released: May 9, 2003.
Wildland Fires: Better Information Needed on Effectiveness of Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation Treatments
GAO-03-430: Published: Apr 4, 2003. Publicly Released: May 7, 2003.
Environmental Contamination: DOD Has Taken Steps to Improve Cleanup Coordination at Former Defense Sites but Clearer Guidance Is Needed to Ensure Consistency
GAO-03-146: Published: Mar 28, 2003. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 2003.
South Florida Restoration: Task Force Needs to Improve Science Coordination to Increase the Likelihood of Success
GAO-03-345: Published: Mar 18, 2003. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 2003.
Environmental Protection: Recommendations for Improving the Underground Storage Tank Program
GAO-03-529T: Published: Mar 5, 2003. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 2003.
Water Quality: Improved EPA Guidance and Support Can Help States Develop Standards That Better Target Cleanup Efforts
GAO-03-308: Published: Jan 30, 2003. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 2003.
National Park Service: Opportunities to Improve the Administration of the Alternative Transportation Program
GAO-03-166R: Published: Nov 15, 2002. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 2002.
Environmental Contamination: Corps Needs to Reassess Its Determinations That Many Former Defense Sites Do Not Need Cleanup
GAO-02-658: Published: Aug 23, 2002. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 2002.
Alaska's North Slope: Requirements for Restoring Lands After Oil Production Ceases
GAO-02-357: Published: Jun 5, 2002. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 2002.
Wildland Fire Management: Reducing the Threat of Wildland Fires Requires Sustained and Coordinated Effort
GAO-02-843T: Published: Jun 13, 2002. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 2002.
Nuclear Waste: Uncertainties About the Yucca Mountain Repository Project
GAO-02-539T: Published: Apr 18, 2002. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 2002.