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Federal water resources agencies should assess less costly ways to comply with regulations

United States. General Accounting Office

Federal water resources agencies should assess less costly ways to comply with regulations

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- United States -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Water resources development -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Environmental agencies -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[viii], 85 p. :
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14510053M

    Welcome to the first annual release of the Federal Fumbles report! Our national debt is careening toward $19 trillion (yes, that is a 19 followed by 12 zeros), and federal regulations are expanding at a record pace. Meanwhile families struggle to get home loans, and small businesses struggle to make ends meet. Jun 26,  · The Government Performance and Results Act (P.L. ) was signed into law on August 3, It requires federal agencies to establish clear goals that matter to .

    House report on THE TRAGEDY AT WACO: NEW EVIDENCE EXAMINED. This report is by the Government Reform Related Bills and some Nominations citation data are temporarily incomplete. The effects of regulation on economic activity are difficult to measure and thus too often are neglected in the debates over economic policy. The World Bank’s senior vice president and chief economist, Kaushik Basu, explains this is because regulations affect the “nuts and bolts” and “plumbing” in the economy—the fundamental moving parts that are often too deep for us to see or notice.

    To cite the regulations in this volume use title, part and section number. Thus, 32 CFR refers to title 32, part 2, section 1. Explanation. The Code of Federal Regulations is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. To cite the regulations in this volume use title, part and section number. Thus, 16 CFR refers to title 16, part 0, section 1. Explanation. The Code of Federal Regulations is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.


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