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Activities, such as hydropower and agricultural practices, have impaired water quality in parts of the Columbia River Basin. This has put human health at risk and threatened the existence of some species, such as salmon.
What GAO Found Nearly all of the $1.68 billion of federal funds made available for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) for fiscal years 2010 through 2014 had been allocated as of January 2015. Of the $1.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on geographic information system (GIS) activities at the Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, and Energy, as well as the Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Highway Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the...