Federal property management (71 - 80 of 86 items)
What Is the Extent of Foreign Participation in Mineral Leases and Mining Claims on Federal Land? GAO Analyzes Three States
RCED-85-37: Published: Dec 13, 1984. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined the extent of foreign participation in mining and mineral leasing on federal lands. The remainder of the request which asked for information on federal agency control over relevant data and the use of that data could not be provided because that data either does not exist or is not available.GAO studied foreign activity in three states and found...
Land Use Bibliography
RCED-84-153: Published: May 1, 1984. Publicly Released: May 1, 1984.
This bibliography includes information on GAO documents directly and indirectly related to land use planning, management, and control which were released between January 1979 and December 1983...
Questions Concerning Land Sold by the Tennessee Valley Authority to the Deltona Corporation for a Lower Offer
B-114850: Published: Jul 13, 1971. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
DOD Can Increase Revenues Through Better Use of Natural Resources It Holds in Trust
PLRD-82-9: Published: Nov 25, 1981. Publicly Released: Nov 25, 1981.
Almost 25 million acres of land throughout the United States and its possessions have been set aside for the use of the Department of Defense (DOD). These lands, of which about two-thirds are undeveloped, contain vast natural resources helpful to the nation's economy and quality of life. To ensure optimal use of its lands and their natural resources, DOD requires all military bases to manage lands...
Public Land Acquisition and Alternatives Regarding Adjacent Lands and Intermingled Ownership Problems
115777: Jul 9, 1981
Problems with intermingled land ownership result if a private landowner in a national area attempts to use his land to conduct certain activities which are incompatible with Federal agency land management objectives. GAO believes that the existing problems result from Federal agency land acquisition practices, rather than from private landowners' activities which are incompatible with Federal mana...
Problems in Collecting and Setting Aside Adequate Knutson-Vandenburg Funds To Do Planned Work
113155: Aug 13, 1980
GAO undertook a review of the problems in collecting and setting aside adequate funds authorized by the Knutson-Vandenburg (K-V) Act. In a previous report, GAO found that the Forest Service was having difficulty in collecting and setting aside enough money under the K-V act to finance reforestation and timber stand improvement work needed in harvest areas. GAO limited its review to an analysis of...
Federal Leasing Policy
112916: Jul 24, 1980
Comments were presented on the proposed expansion of the competitive onshore oil and gas leasing system and the impacts which access to Federal lands and delays in the permitting process have on the onshore leasing system. Over the years, the Federal leasing system for onshore oil and gas has been criticized. The controversy has generally centered around the merits of a competitive leasing system...
Federal Drive To Acquire Private Lands Should Be Reassessed
CED-80-14: Published: Dec 14, 1979. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 1980.
A request was made for an examination of the policies and practices of the three Federal agencies with major land management and acquisition programs: the Forest Service under the Department of Agriculture, and the Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service under the Department of the Interior.The three agencies generally followed the practice of acquiring as much land as possible wit...
Federal Leasing Policy
109825: Jul 9, 1979
The initial coordination efforts between the Departments of the Interior and Energy in leasing Federal lands were discussed. GAO addressed the following areas of coordination: (1) Energy's development of production goals for energy resources and Interior's use of these goals in the development of lease schedules; (2) Energy's attempts to issue regulations in the areas of production rates, competit...
Federal Coal Leasing
109831: Jun 25, 1979
Under a new Federal coal management program, competitive leasing will begin in January 1981. The Department of the Interior estimates that there will be over 17 billion tons of coal under existing leases. GAO believes, however, that this figure may be misleading. The vast majority of leases were issued before the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act made many land areas environmentally or economical...