[Comments on GAO Opinion Regarding Central Arizona Project]

B-223725: Published: Jun 9, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 1987.

Additional Materials:

Contact:

Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800
youngc1@gao.gov

In response to a congressional request, GAO reconsidered its opinion that an alternative plan to the Orme Dam required reauthorization. GAO had originally held that, although the plan was not a suitable alternative to Orme Dam, Congress appropriated additional funds and there was no legal basis for objecting to the Department of the Interior's implementation of the plan. Upon further review, GAO examined the plan's legislative history and found that it did not indicate clear congressional intent to provide the additional funding necessary for construction. Therefore, GAO believes that the Department of the Interior should obtain congressional authorization for the plan prior to construction.

May 26, 2016

May 23, 2016

May 17, 2016

May 9, 2016

Apr 26, 2016

Apr 5, 2016

Feb 22, 2016

Feb 11, 2016

Feb 1, 2016

Looking for more? Browse all our products here