Tag: GAO

USEPA Accused of Its 'Covert Propaganda' Violating Federal Law

According to a December 15, 2015 Government Accountability Office (GAO) ruling,  the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) broke the law when it used “covert propaganda” on social media to support the controversial “Waters of the United States” rules pushed by President Obama.  The ruling signed by  GAO General Counsel Susan Poling concluded that, “The […]

Little Information Found on NEPA Cost/Benefit

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently performed a study on the number of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analyses performed each year and the costs and benefits of performing such analyses.  GAO found that very little information is available on the cost of these analyses, and even the amount of NEPA analyses performed is not […]


GAO Calls For Water Regulations of Non-point Sources

On Monday, January 13, 2014, the Government Accountability Office released a report on the National TMDL program calling for new EPA regulations and a Congressional revision of the Clean Water Act.  The report specifically calls for new regulations of non-point source pollution which would impact stakeholders such as farmers and land developers.  The Government Accountability […]

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