Budget and Spending:
Energy, Resources, and Science Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1997-99
IAP-96-9: Published: Jun 1, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1996.
GAO provided information on its Energy, Resources, and Science issue area plan for fiscal years 1997 through 1999.
GAO plans to: (1) examine the roles and missions of energy, natural resources, and science agencies to determine the potential effects of transferring certain programs and activities to state and local governments or the private sector; (2) identify opportunities to increase revenues or achieve economies through better management practices; (3) address the safety, security, and environmental implications of maintaining the nuclear weapons stockpile; (4) assess federal investments in science and technology; and (5) identify opportunities to improve agency compliance with existing conservation requirements.