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Environmental Protection Agency: Comparing Annual Budgets for Science and Technology
T-RCED-00-132: Published: Mar 23, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) discussed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) budget justification for the Science and Technology account; and (2) presented observations on EPA's budget justifications for fiscal years (FY) 1999, 2000, and 2001.GAO noted that: (1) for the FY 1999 budget justification, the requested amounts could not be easily compared with amounts requested or...
Environmental Protection: EPA's Science and Technology Funds
RCED-99-12: Published: Oct 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) budget justifications for its Science and Technology account for fiscal years 1998 and 1999, focusing on: (1) identifying EPA's Science and Technology requested funds by the agency's strategic goals and objectives; (2) determining for each of EPA's program offices the amount of Science and Technology fund...
Science and Technology: Federal Efforts to Collect and Analyze Information on Foreign Science and Technology
T-RCED-93-8: Published: Feb 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1993.
GAO discussed the U.S. government's efforts to collect and assess information on foreign science and technology, focusing on: (1) the extent and nature of federal activities for gathering and analyzing information; (2) coordination of efforts to collect and monitor information; and (3) the usefulness of the available information to U.S. businesses. GAO noted that: (1) the government collected and...
Implementation of the Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982
130406: Jul 16, 1986
In response to a congressional request, GAO discussed its report on the extent to which agencies complied with the Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982. GAO found that: (1) most agencies complied with the act's funding requirements but did not adhere to its reporting requirements; (2) the Small Business Administration (SBA) actively pursued and fulfilled its responsibilities to set po...
Implementing the Small Business Innovation Development Act--The First 2 Years
RCED-86-13: Published: Oct 25, 1985. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1985.
GAO reported on the implementation of the Small Business Innovation Development Act, including the extent to which: (1) agencies established, funded, and provided accurate information on small business innovation research (SBIR) activities; and (2) the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) carried out program coordination, monitoring, and congre...
Major Science and Technology Issues
PAD-81-35: Published: Jan 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1981.
GAO work in the area of science and technology is directed toward evaluations that address the organization and process of science and technology policymaking, the science and technology resource base, relationships within the science and technology system, and application and diffusion of science and technology. The primary purpose is to support congressional oversight and decisionmaking on scien...