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Problems in Air Quality Monitoring System Affect Data Reliability
CED-82-101: Published: Sep 22, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1982.
The Clean Air Act requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a nationwide air quality monitoring network, and each year EPA makes decisions, based on the data received from this network, which have significant impacts on the health and economic well-being of the nation's citizens. Accurate and reliable air quality data are essential in formulating many of these decisions, eval...
Improved Planning Needed by Corps of Engineers To Resolve Environmental, Technical and Financial Issues on the Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane Protection Project
MASAD-82-39: Published: Aug 17, 1982. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1982.
GAO reviewed the status of the Army Corps of Engineers' Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane Protection Project which is intended to provide hurricane protection to the Greater New Orleans metropolitan area. Because of environmental and other issues, the Project, which was to be completed in 1978, is only half finished.GAO found that the Corps is considering changing its original plan of barrier structure...
Gains and Shortcomings in Resolving Regulatory Conflicts and Overlaps
PAD-81-76: Published: Jun 23, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1981.
In response to growing concern in Congress and in the business community, GAO examined the nature, extent, and causes of conflicting and overlapping regulatory requirements. GAO met with various Federal officials, reviewed pertinent documents, and asked 50 large companies to provide it with specific examples of conflict and overlap.About half of the responding companies said that regulatory confli...