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Information Sharing Between the U.S. Geological Survey and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

THU, OCTOBER 30, 2014, 11:09 AM EST

OIG finds that USGS’s Energy Resources Program can get data concerning oil and gas operations on the Outer Continental Shelf from BOEM. Read More >


Investigative Report of the U.S. Park Police’s Response During a Missing-Person Investigation

THU, OCTOBER 23, 2014, 12:31 PM EST

At the request of NPS officials, we investigated USPP’s assistance to the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority Police in a search for a woman who went missing from Reagan National Airport on May 3, 2013, and was found dead 3 days later. Read More >


BIA Needs Sweeping Changes to Manage the Osage Nation's Energy Resources

THU, OCTOBER 23, 2014, 12:03 PM EST

BIA poorly manages the Osage Nation’s oil and gas resources resulting in lower royalties to headright holders and environmental degradation. Read More >


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 >