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In 1998, Congress passed the Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act to establish a linked network of locations, such as parks, historic seaports, or museums--known as gateways--where the public can access and experience the bay.
The federal government faces a series of challenges in the 21st century that will be difficult, if not impossible, for any single agency to address alone. Many issues cut across more than one agency and their actions are not well coordinated.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed: (1) the potential impact of efforts to comply with the Kyoto Protocol; (2) whether the administration has an overall goal for stage 1 and a plan for accomplishing that goal; (2) if funded, to what extent will the $6.