[Comments on Proposed Oregon Purchase of Rail Line With Oil Overcharge Settlement]
B-226517: Published: Oct 9, 1987. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1988.
- Full Report:
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the state of Oregon's proposed use of oil overcharge settlement funds to purchase a rail line. GAO determined that the proposed purchase was a permissible use of the funds, since it met the Department of Energy's definition of a public transportation project.