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Extreme weather related to climate change potentially threatens utilities that produce drinking water and treat wastewater.
We examined federal technical and financial assistance to make such infrastructure more resilient to extreme weather and asked experts about additional options.
What do elephants, pangolins, and tigers have in common?
The illegal wildlife trade—estimated to be worth at least $7 billion annually—is pushing these and other species to the brink of extinction. The United States and Asia are key sources of demand for a variety of wildlife.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information about the Bureau of Prisons' (BOP) efforts to resolve weaknesses in its management of hazardous materials and wastes, focusing on BOP: (1) assessment and cleanup of prison dump sites containing hazardous wastes; and (2) projects involving...
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information regarding the suitability of four alternate locations for the proposed federally-funded correctional treatment facility in the District of Columbia.