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What GAO Found Coal mine operator bankruptcies have led to the transfer of about $865 million in estimated benefit responsibility to the federal government's Black Lung Disability Trust Fund (Trust Fund), according to DOL estimates.
What GAO Found Open innovation involves using various tools and approaches to harness the ideas, expertise, and resources of those outside an organization to address an issue or achieve specific goals.
What GAO Found Until 2013, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) had few written policies and procedures for its Board members and technical staff work, and some policies and procedures recently developed for the Board were not consistently followed.
GAO reviewed the President's seventh special message for fiscal year (FY) 1986, specifically four deferrals affecting budget authority for the Departments of Energy (DOE) and Health and Human Service's (HHS).
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified those major civil appropriation accounts where inflation projections are applied in order to determine: (1) the inflation guidance used; (2) projected and actual inflation; and (3) the amount of funds appropriated for inflation that did not occur.