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Alaska's military sites vulnerable to climate change

...Alaska military sites or complexes studied for vulnerabilities, according to a report out this week from the Government Accountability Office.The Alaska locations are among the most at risk, according to the GAO report released Monday. Those...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-07/alaskas-military-sites-vulnerable-clima
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Shaktoolik building berm to guard against erosion

...Shaktoolik as one of eight Alaska communities "in greatest peril due to climate change." In 2009 the federal Government Accountability Office listed Shaktoolik as one of four Alaska communities "likely need(ing) to move all at once and as soon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/shaktoolik-building-berm-guard-against-
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Agency mulls managing private refuge development

...information, with no decision on whether new rules will be proposed. The effort follows reports from the Government Accountability Office in 2003 and 2007, calling on the agency to improve oversight and management of oil and gas activities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-25/agency-mulls-managing-private-refuge-de
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Alaska projects on senator's list of wastefulness

...Brewing Co., at No. 59.Alaska's senior U.S. senator, Lisa Murkowski, earlier this year asked the Government Accountability Office to review the Denali Commission's management, saying she wanted to address any deficiencies and ensure...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-18/alaska-projects-senators-list-wastefuln
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Administration: 'Obamacare' to offer more choices

...state, New Jersey, could see a drop in premiums of up to 25 percent.Meanwhile Congress' watchdog, the Government Accountability Office, examined the preparations in six states and the District of Columbia and concluded that despite challenges...

http://juneauempire.com/jim-kuhnhenn/2013-05-31/administration-obamacare-offer-m
Lawmakers seek to rekindle mining royalty reform efforts

...mines produce from federal public lands in the 12 western states where most of the mining occurs, the Government Accountability Office report found.And there is no federal law requiring the disclosure of production figures from individual...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-13/lawmakers-seek-rekindle-mining-royalty-
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Northwest Digest

...robust warning system and detailed knowledge on the impact a tidal wave could have on coastal areas, the Government Accountability Office says. In a report issued Monday, the GAO, the investigative arm of Congress, warns false alarms may...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060606/sta_20060606007.shtml
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Some military experts say downsizing Eielson makes perfect sense

...called COBRA, for the Cost of Base Realignment Action. The model was used in previous BRAC rounds. The Government Accountability Office, the watchdog agency for Congress, "has consistently cited the use of the COBRA model as effective for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061305/sta_20050613012.shtml
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Lawmakers fighting to keep EAS alive

...costs of living in the toughest conditions in this country." Begich also noted the 2009 report from the Government Accountability Office that McCain cited in his introduction for the amendment that suggested EAS has outlived its usefulness...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021511/loc_785833460.shtml
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For the TSA, all risks are created equal

...consistently outperformed the TSA bureaucrats, so the TSA suppressed it, earning the agency censure from the Government Accountability Office. Airports should be allowed to opt out of the federal system and hire their own screeners, who will be...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122310/opi_760560473.shtml
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