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Management of the Coastal Impact Assistance Program in the State of Louisiana

MON, OCTOBER 6, 2014, 01:07 PM EST

Our audit of DOI’s Coastal Impact Assistance Program grants to Louisiana found deficiencies in management that led us to question over $14 million in expended funds. We made 30 recommendations to help FWS improve its oversight of the program. Read More >

U.S. Park Police Law Enforcement Services for the Presidio Trust

THU, OCTOBER 2, 2014, 06:25 PM EST

We reviewed agreements for funding the U.S. Park Police’s services to the Presidio of San Francisco. We found the arrangement violated appropriations law and used billing practices that hinder the collection of reimbursement for these services. Read More >

Offshore Oil and Gas Permitting, U.S. Department of the Interior

WED, OCTOBER 1, 2014, 03:49 PM EST

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) came into existence in 2011 after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion. BSEE inherited OIG recommendations after the disaster. Our report looks at what BSEE has done and still needs to do. Read More >

Bureau of Reclamation's Sustainable Water Management Programs and Activities

WED, OCTOBER 1, 2014, 03:04 PM EST

We reviewed three financial assistance programs under the WaterSMART Program to evaluate USBR’s management of sustainable water programs and activities. We found that USBR manages the program well, but we identified several areas for improvement. Read More >

Bureau of Land Management’s Wildland Fire Program

WED, OCTOBER 1, 2014, 08:39 AM EST

The Bureau of Land Management administers more public land than any other Federal agency, making it a leader in wildland fire management. Our review found that inadequate internal controls made its fire program vulnerable to misuse of funds. Read More >