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What GAO Found The International Joint Commission's (IJC) process for developing and selecting the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Plan 2014 (Plan 2014) was generally consistent with relevant essential elements of risk-informed decision-making.
What GAO Found Since GAO's March 2019 report on the status of its major facilities projects, the National Science Foundation (NSF) had no increases to the authorized total project costs or schedules for its four projects under construction (see figure): The Daniel K.
What GAO Found GAO found that the Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council's (Permitting Council) process for developing and assessing member agencies' implementation of best practices for environmental reviews and authorizations, as required by Title 41 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation...
What GAO FoundAlthough the Departments of Defense (DOD) and Energy (DOE) use various investment review processes to identify duplicative investments, GAO found that 37 of its sample of 810 investments were potentially duplicative. These investments account for about $1.
The management audit of the Government Printing Office (GPO) includes information on GPO's: (1) Superintendent of Document Sales Program--appropriateness and adequacy of policies and procedures involving publication inventory management; (2) Printing Procurement Program--adequacy and effectiveness of...
The Pacific Northwest region has entered a difficult transition period. Most large hydropower sites in the region have been developed, and additional large supplies of inexpensive hydroelectric power, long the mainstay of regional electric supply, are not available.