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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.
Debris in the ocean—such as plastic bottles and abandoned fishing gear—is a global economic and environmental problem. Multiple U.S. federal agencies work together on the Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee to address this issue.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on Internet and electronic dial-up bulletin board system (BBS) activities in the executive branch of the federal government, focusing on: (1) fiscal year (FY) 1994 through 1996 expenditures for Internet and BBS activities; (2) the number of...