TITLE

Interagency Agreements and Improved Project Management Needed to Achieve Cleanup Progress at Key Defense Installations

AUTHOR(S)
Stephenson, John B.
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;8/16/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) concerning the interagency agreements (IAGs) required in attaining cleanup progress at major defense installations. It discusses key aspects of laws and history related to the enforcement of Superfund and reporting cleanup of hazardous wastes. GAO's suggestion that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Defense (DOD) should provide a uniform method for reporting cleanup progress is offered.
ACCESSION #
53160531

 

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