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Examination of Financial Statements of Federal Columbia River Power System Fiscal Year 1972
B-114858: Published: Dec 15, 1972. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
Analysis of Interior's Administration of the Duck Nest Creek Coal Lease Exchange
RCED-85-103: Published: Apr 4, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the Department of the Interior's administration of the Duck Nest Creek Coal Lease Exchange to determine whether the exchange was legal and whether Interior's administrative procedures were adequate to ensure that the exchange was properly implemented.For federally owned coal deposits to qualify for exchange under authorizing legislation, Interio...
Adequacy of Geologic Data for Proposed Coal Lease Tracts in Central Utah and Western Colorado
RCED-85-35: Published: Nov 5, 1984. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined the adequacy of data on coal reserves contained in tracts being considered for leasing in the Uinta federal coal region, which covers central Utah and western Colorado.GAO found that, in 1981, Interior modified several of its leasing guidelines which resulted in tracts being delineated and considered for leasing even though some tracts did not co...
Implementation of the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act's Fish and Wildlife Provisions
RCED-84-166: Published: Aug 17, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed implementation of the fish and wildlife provisions of the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Northwest Power Act), focusing on: (1) the Pacific Northwest Electric Power and Conservation Planning Council's funding and staffing for its fish and wildlife activities; (2) criticisms of the Council's water budget, which is th...
Bonneville Power Administration's Repayment of Federal Investment in Columbia River Power System
125176: Sep 13, 1984
GAO discussed the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) repayment to the Treasury of the federal investment in the Columbia River Power System. The federal investment in the system stands at about $7.9 billion, and federal law requires BPA to repay this investment. At the close of fiscal year (FY) 1983, BPA had repayed about 8 percent of the total federal investment. In March 1982, the BPA Admin...
Status of Bonneville Power Administration's Efforts To Improve Its Oversight of Three Nuclear Power Projects
RCED-84-27: Published: Aug 3, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 3, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) oversight of three nuclear projects being constructed by the Washington Public Power Supply System.GAO found that the construction history of the projects reflects substantial cost overruns and schedule delays. Under its agreements with the System, BPA has certain oversight rights and authorities, includi...
Legislative Changes Are Needed To Authorize Emergency Federal Coal Leasing
RCED-84-17: Published: Aug 2, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of the Interior's administration of coal leases, focusing on: (1) Interior's emergency lease sale regulations; and (2) the need for legislative and administrative remedies to emergency leasing.Interior is required by law to issue federal coal leases by competitive bidding and ensure that the government receives fair market value for...
The Bonneville Power Administration's Oversight Activities Related to Washington Public Power Supply System
123637: Mar 12, 1984
GAO discussed the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) oversight of the Washington Public Power Supply System (WPPSS), focusing on the impact of WPPSS-related costs on the rates charged by BPA; BPA rights and opportunities with regard to oversight of WPPSS; and BPA policies, procedures, and programs for oversight of WPPSS. BPA is committed to paying the total cost of two WPPSS projects and 70 p...
Audit of the Federal Columbia River Power System Financial Statements
089075: Mar 9, 1977
No summary is currently available...
Bonneville Power Administration Control System's Computer Security
B-211147: Published: Mar 18, 1983. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1983.
As part of its study of automatic data processing management at the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), GAO reviewed computer security at the control system's Dittmer computer center.GAO found that, although BPA has made some progress toward developing and implementing a computer security program agencywide, it needs to do more. Recently, BPA appointed a computer protection program manager, ide...