INTOSAI – Working Group on Environmental Auditing

What is WGEA?

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) is the professional organization of supreme audit institutions (SAI) in countries that belong to the United Nations or its specialized agencies. INTOSAI was founded in 1953 and has grown from the original 34 countries to a membership of over 180 SAIs.

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What's New on the Site?

  • Materials from the 17th Assembly Meeting now Available !

    Materials from the 17th Assembly Meeting of the INTOSAI WGEA in Jakarta, Indonesia on 24th - 27th October 2016 are now available on our website. Please contact the Secretariat to access these materials.

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  • 2017-2019 Work Plan

    A new WGEA Work Plan for 2017-19, including new interesting and challenging topics, has been approved in the 17th Assembly in October 2016. If you are interested in participating in any of the projects or have any comments on this draft, please let us know !

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  • FOCUS ON FRAUD AND CORRUPTION web page has been launched

    The Secretariat has the pleasure to inform that the Focus on Fraud and Corruption web page is now available. Relevant materials to audit the area, including the guidance material can be found here. Additionally, a learning tool has been developed - an excellent assistant and support for the auditors. WGEA would like to thank the SAI of Norway for providing the contents of this web page. Enjoy!

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Last Updated: November 21, 2016

Selection of Environmental Audits

 

The Secretariat distributed the last Environmental Audit collection form in November among all INTOSAI members. The forms are requested to be sent to the Secretariat by 10 February 2016 at the latest.

EAs can be sent anytime using the same form. The form can be found under News & Events bullet Environmental Audit Collection 2015.

The 2014 Environmental Audits collected by the Secretariat are now available. Among them are cooperative environmental audits which can be found below.

Title Country Issue Summary Full text
Electricity: Generation Mix Has Shifted, and Growth in Consumption Has Slowed, Affecting System Operations and Prices United States Other governance issues, Energy and energy efficiency English English
Water Entities: Results of the 2013–14 Audits Australia Drinking water - quality and supply, Other water issues, Water quantity management or management of watersheds English
Water Entities: 2014–15 Audit Snapshot Australia Drinking water - quality and supply, Other water issues, Water quantity management or management of watersheds English English
Unconventional Gas: Managing Risks and Impacts Australia Environmental impact assessment, Environmental management system, Minerals, such as mining, gas, oil, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture) Albanian English
Biosecurity: Livestock Australia Environmental impact assessment, Environmental management system, Agriculture, Biosafety and genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Environment and human health, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture) English English
recommendations of the evaluation of efficiency and effectiveness of increase of below surface water level and hydrogen gas emissions H2S Kuwait Acid precipitation, Climate change, Local air quality,such as smog, particulates, SO2, NOx, CO2, Toxic air pollutants, such as organic POPs, dioxins, furans, Other natural resources issues, Marine pollution, Wastewater treatment Arabic
Environmental Assessment Kuwait Municipality activities (food and imported food examination Management). Kuwait Environment and human health Arabic
Environmental Audit on the discharge of effluent into the sea Kuwait Environment and human health, Infrastructure, Urban environment quality (sustainability), Marine pollution, Wastewater treatment Arabic
Assessment of the efficiency of Healthcare waste disposal Kuwait Toxic air pollutants, such as organic POPs, dioxins, furans, Ecosystem management and ecosystem changes, Environmental management system, Strategic environmental assessment (SEA), Fraud and Corruption in Environmental Audit, Chemicals management, Environment and human health, Other natural resources issues, Hazardous waste, Other waste issues, Radioactive waste Arabic
Protection of air against pollution (P.14.086) Poland Local air quality,such as smog, particulates, SO2, NOx, CO2
Disposal of wastewater produced by health resorts during treatments (P.14.080) Poland Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture), Wastewater treatment
Closing and restoration of landfill sites not compliant with legal requirements (P.14.058) Poland Municipal, solid, non-hazardous waste
Medical waste treatment (P.14.055) Poland Hazardous waste
Energy saving solutions in public utility buildings (P.14.017) Poland Energy and energy efficiency
Implementation of a new waste management system in municipalities (P.14.007) Poland General waste, Municipal, solid, non-hazardous waste
Management of the sludge produced in wastewater treatment plants (P.13.168) Poland Municipal, solid, non-hazardous waste
Protection of cities inhabitants against noise pollution (P.13.134) Poland Environment and human health
Functioning of national parks (P.13.123) Poland Protected areas and natural parks
Resolution No. 0950/2014: Special Exam about the budget implementation of expenditure and incomes of the National Service of Quality and Sanity of Vegetal and Seeds (SENAVE) Fiscal year 2014 Paraguay Spanish Spanish
Resolution No. 0271/2014: Special Exam to the budget implementation of Programs Type 3: Programs of investment of the Secretariat of the Environment (SEAM) corresponding to fiscal years 2012 and 2013 Paraguay Domestic funds and subsidies Spanish Spanish
Resolution No. 0107/2014: Special Exam to the Secretariat of the Environment (SEAM) To verify the management with regard to the handling of protected wildlife areas under public domain. Paraguay Climate change, Biodiversity, Ecosystem management and ecosystem changes, Protected areas and natural parks, Environmental management system, Forestry and timber resources Spanish Spanish
Resolution No. 094/14: Special Exam to the budget implementation of the National Service of Environmental Sanitation (SENASA) Fiscal Year 2013 Paraguay Domestic funds and subsidies, Other governance issues Spanish Spanish
Resolution No. 093/2014: Audit of the budget implementation of the Secretariat of the Environment (SEAM), corresponding to the month of January to December of 2013 Paraguay Domestic funds and subsidies Spanish Spanish
Resolution No. 079/2014: Specific Technical Verification of the Historic places of cities of the deparments of Ñeembucu and Misiones. Paraguay Environmental impact assessment, Other governance issues, Cultural heritage, Infrastructure Spanish Spanish
Resolution No. 077/2014: Special Exam to check the management of the Secretariat of the Environment (SEAM) and the National Institute of Forestry (INFONA) with regard to control and sanction the activities of transformation and conversion of surfaces with forest cover occurred in the eastern region, since the entry into force of the law on prohibition of deforestation and its modifications Paraguay Climate change, Ecosystem management and ecosystem changes, Domestic funds and subsidies, Sustainable development, Land development, Forestry and timber resources Spanish
Resolution No. 076/2014:Special Exam of the budget implementation of the National Forestry Institution (INFONA) in 2013 fiscal year, Paraguay Domestic funds and subsidies, Other governance issues Spanish Spanish
Malta’s level of preparedness to deal with oil pollution at sea Malta Coastal areas, Environmental management system, Marine pollution English English
Enforcement action by MEPA within the Outside Development Zone Malta Sustainable development, Land development English English
Special Report on Water and Waste Water Treatment Plants Luxembourg Domestic funds and subsidies, Environmental management system, Drinking water - quality and supply, Wastewater treatment, Water quantity management or management of watersheds French French
Special Report on the Implementation of the Kyoto Protocol Luxembourg Climate change, Domestic funds and subsidies, Environmental management system, Government greening operations, Energy and energy efficiency, Transportation, traffic, mobility English French
Performance Audit of Total Sanitation Campaign/ Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation) – Report of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India: Union Government (Civil) Report No. 28 of 2015 India Other governance issues English
Environment Management in India Railways – Workshop, Sheds and Production Units India Environmental management system English English
Performance audit on Conservation and Ecological restoration of Lakes under the jurisdiction of Lake Development Authority and Urban Local Bodies India Biodiversity, Rivers and lakes, Species at risk, Wetlands, Environmental impact assessment, Environmental management system, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture), Wastewater treatment English English
Performance Audit of Natural Disaster in Uttarakhand, June 2013 India Other ecosystem issues, Environmental management system, Infrastructure, Natural disaster management: preparedness responses, Minerals, such as mining, gas, oil, Disaster Management/Disaster-related Aid , Other waste issues English
Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India Audit of Forests, Ecology, Environment & Wildlife Department for the year ended March 2013, Government of Nagaland (Report No. 2 of 2014) India Other governance issues, Sustainable development, Infrastructure, Land development, Other human activities/sectors, Forestry and timber resources English
Performance Audit of Kaziranga National Park - Issues and Challenges Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India Government of Assam (Report No. 3 of 2014) India Other ecosystem issues, Protected areas and natural parks, Wetlands, Land development English
Serial audit on the asset management activities of state-owned forestry companies Hungary Forestry and timber resources Hungarian
Follow-up audit on the impacts of actions taken against air pollution and in the field of climate policy Hungary Climate change, Indoor air quality, Local air quality,such as smog, particulates, SO2, NOx, CO2 English English
Processing of hazardous and radioactive waste Estonia Domestic funds and subsidies, Environmental impact assessment, Other governance issues, Chemicals management, Infrastructure, Contaminated sites and soil pollution, Hazardous waste, Radioactive waste English Estonian
Organisation and financing of environmental protection to ensure preservation of semi-natural biotic communities Estonia Biodiversity, Coastal areas, Ecosystem management and ecosystem changes, Protected areas and natural parks, Species at risk, Domestic funds and subsidies, Other governance issues, Agriculture, Cultural heritage, Land development English Estonian
Processing of hazardous and radioactive waste Estonia Domestic funds and subsidies, Environmental impact assessment, Other governance issues, Chemicals management, Infrastructure, Contaminated sites and soil pollution, Hazardous waste, Radioactive waste English Estonian
Actions of the state in directing the use of oil shale Estonia Local air quality,such as smog, particulates, SO2, NOx, CO2, Domestic funds and subsidies, Environmental impact assessment, Government greening operations, Other governance issues, Strategic environmental assessment (SEA), Market Based Instruments, Energy and energy efficiency, Environment and human health, Infrastructure, Minerals, such as mining, gas, oil, Hazardous waste, Water quantity management or management of watersheds English
Estonian
Estonian
Audit on the System Wastewater Treatment from industry implemented in the Ministry of Health Costa Rica Hazardous waste Spanish Spanish
Audit on the reasonableness of the progress in implementing the external credit no. BID 1824 / OC / CR: Tourism Program in Protected Wilderness Areas Costa Rica Spanish Spanish
Audit Report on the management of the National Service of Ground Water, Irrigation and Drainage to provide infrastructure to areas exposed to extreme weather events Costa Rica Agriculture, Natural disaster management: preparedness responses Spanish Spanish
NON-URBAN SOIL AND LAND GOVERNANCE Brazil Environmental management system, Sustainable development, Agriculture, Land development, Water quantity management or management of watersheds English English
Main Roads Projects to Address Traffic Congestion Australia Domestic funds and subsidies, Other governance issues, Infrastructure, Transportation, traffic, mobility English English
Our Heritage and Our Future: Health of the Swan Canning River System Australia Ecosystem management and ecosystem changes, Other ecosystem issues, Protected areas and natural parks, Wetlands, Other governance issues, Agriculture, Environment and human health, Land development, Urban environment quality (sustainability), Fisheries (freshwater and marine), Contaminated sites and soil pollution, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture) English
Management of Pesticides in Western Australia Australia Other ecosystem issues, Environmental impact assessment, Other governance issues, Pesticides, Drinking water - quality and supply English
Funding and Management of the Nimmie-Caira System Enhanced Environmental Water Delivery Project Australia Biodiversity, Rivers and lakes, Wetlands, Domestic funds and subsidies, Environment and human health, Infrastructure, Land development, Other water issues English
English
Regulation of Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Permits and Approvals Australia Protected areas and natural parks, Protection of marine habitat, Environmental impact assessment, Sustainable development, Infrastructure, Recreation and tourism, Fisheries (freshwater and marine), Water quantity management or management of watersheds English
English
Safe and Viable Cycling in the Perth Metropolitan Area Australia Domestic funds and subsidies, Transportation, traffic, mobility English English
The Award of Grants under the Clean Technology Program Australia Local air quality,such as smog, particulates, SO2, NOx, CO2, Domestic funds and subsidies, Government greening operations, Energy and energy efficiency, Infrastructure English English
Administration of the Biodiversity Fund Program Australia Biodiversity, Ecosystem management and ecosystem changes, Domestic funds and subsidies, Land development English English
Asbestos Management in Public Sector Agencies Australia Other governance issues, Chemicals management, Infrastructure English English
Report of performance audit results of state budget funds use, allocated in 2012-2013 for public control in the sphere of environment protection, rational use, reconstitution and protection of natural resources Ukraine Environmental impact assessment, Environmental management system, Other governance issues English
Report of performance audit results of state budget funds use, allocated for measures to protect, use and reconstitute forest resources in Odesa, Mykolaiv and Kherson regions of Ukraine Ukraine Ecosystem management and ecosystem changes, Environmental impact assessment, Environmental management system, Forestry and timber resources English
Report of performance audit results of state budget funs use, allocated to implementation of Kyoto Protocol to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, including those, obtained from selling assigned amounts of greenhouse gas emissions Ukraine Climate change, Local air quality,such as smog, particulates, SO2, NOx, CO2, Environmental impact assessment, Market Based Instruments English
Report on performance audit results of state budget funds use allocated in 2013-2014 for environment protection during construction, maintenance and renovation motor roads for general use Ukraine Environmental impact assessment, Government greening operations, Strategic environmental assessment (SEA), Infrastructure, Other human activities/sectors English
Report on audit results of state budget funds use for improvement of sanitary conditions of Dnipro River basin Ukraine Rivers and lakes, Environmental impact assessment, Environmental management system, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture), Water quantity management or management of watersheds English
Report on audit results of implementation of recommendations of the Accounting Chamber of Ukraine regarding protection of Bug River basin from pollution Ukraine Rivers and lakes, Environmental impact assessment, Environmental management system, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture), Water quantity management or management of watersheds English
The production, supply and storage of liquefied petroleum gas Tunisia Energy and energy efficiency, Minerals, such as mining, gas, oil
Waste-to-Energy Power Plant Projects Thailand Environmental management system, Government greening operations, Market Based Instruments, Energy and energy efficiency, Urban environment quality (sustainability), Municipal, solid, non-hazardous waste
Managing Wetlands: Bueng Si Fai Thailand Protected areas and natural parks, Wetlands, Environmental management system
Land Management in National Reserved Forests Thailand Protected areas and natural parks, Forestry and timber resources
Groundwater Resources Restoration Project Thailand Drinking water - quality and supply, Other water issues
Floods Prevention and Mitigation: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Thailand Disaster Management/Disaster-related Aid
Mining waste – financial risks for the State (RiR 2015:20) Sweden Environmental impact assessment, Other governance issues, Environment and human health, Minerals, such as mining, gas, oil English Swedish
Transport of hazardous waste – effectively supervised? Sweden Hazardous waste English Swedish
The Office of the Auditor General’s investigation of grants for natural diversity and outdoor recreation Norway Sustainable development, Recreation and tourism English English
The office of the Auditor General's investigation of the authorities' effort to ensure good air quality in urban areas Norway Local air quality,such as smog, particulates, SO2, NOx, CO2, Environmental management system, Transportation, traffic, mobility English Norwegian
The Office of the Auditor General's investigation of the authorities' work on energy efficiency in buildings Norway Energy and energy efficiency English Norwegian
The Office of the Auditor General's investigation of Norwegian development assistance to clean energy Norway International funds and subsidies, such as Global Environmental Facility (GEF), Energy and energy efficiency, Infrastructure English English
The Office of the Auditor General’s investigation into the Norwegian national authorities' work with the Arctic Council Norway Climate change, Stratospheric ozone layer depletion, Toxic air pollutants, such as organic POPs, dioxins, furans, Biodiversity, Coastal areas, Ecosystem management and ecosystem changes, Protection of marine habitat, Species at risk, Environmental impact assessment, Environmental management system, Sustainable development, Chemicals management, Environment and human health, Transportation, traffic, mobility, Fisheries (freshwater and marine), Minerals, such as mining, gas, oil, Other waste issues, Acidification, Marine pollution English English
English
Use of natural gas revenues: facts, figures and scenarios Netherlands Domestic funds and subsidies, Energy and energy efficiency, Minerals, such as mining, gas, oil English Dutch
Energy policy: need for coherence. A look back at a decade of energy policy audits (2006-2015) Netherlands Energy and energy efficiency English Dutch
Compensation for damage to nature areas. Follow up audit of the protection of nature areas Netherlands Protected areas and natural parks, Land development Dutch Dutch
Solid Waste Management in Kathmandu Metropolitan City Nepal Contaminated sites and soil pollution, General waste, Municipal, solid, non-hazardous waste English
Protection and sustainable use of water in rivers Moldova (Republic of) Rivers and lakes, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture), Wastewater treatment Romanian
Protection of natural areas protected by state Moldova (Republic of) Protected areas and natural parks Romanian
Sustainable use of agricultural land Moldova (Republic of) Agriculture, Chemicals management, Land development, Contaminated sites and soil pollution Romanian
Environmental auditing in biofuels Moldova (Republic of) Energy and energy efficiency Romanian
Development of Farm Animals Breeding Lithuania Biodiversity, Species at risk, Domestic funds and subsidies Lithuanian
Lithuanian
Lithuanian
English
English
English
Lithuanian
Municipal Waste Management Compliance with Planned Objectives and Legal Requirements Latvia Municipal, solid, non-hazardous waste English Latvian
Latvian
Latvian
Latvian
Latvian
Latvian
Latvian
Latvian
Latvian
Latvian
Latvian
Latvian
Latvian
Implementation of pipeline construction concerning the project to improve state-owned land Japan Agriculture, Infrastructure, General waste Japanese
Operation and maintenance of melting and solidifying facilities and the use of the molten slag Japan Domestic funds and subsidies, Urban environment quality (sustainability), General waste Japanese
The disposal of disaster waste resulted from the Great East Japan Earthquake Japan Natural disaster management: preparedness responses, Other waste issues Japanese
Decontamination efforts against environmental contamination caused by radioactive materials released as a result of the nuclear plant accidents associated with the Great East Japan Earthquake Japan Environment and human health, Radioactive waste Japanese
Implementation of construction work to build forest roads Japan Domestic funds and subsidies, Infrastructure, General waste English Japanese
Special Report 84 Transhipment of Waste Ireland Contaminated sites and soil pollution, General waste, Hazardous waste, Municipal, solid, non-hazardous waste, Other waste issues English
Chapter 8 Control and Management of Movable Heritage Assets Ireland Cultural heritage English
Chapter 7: Matters arising from the audit of Vote 25 Environment, Community and Local Government in relation to Water Services Ireland Wastewater treatment English
Special Report 82 Financial Management and Reporting for Fishery Harbour Centres Ireland Fisheries (freshwater and marine) English
1- The performance evaluation of the phenomenon of high pollution loads in water resources from its entering the Iraqi border until Shatt al-Arab- 2015 Iraq Rivers and lakes, Drinking water - quality and supply, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture) Arabic
English
Arabic
1-Evaluating the performance of the actions taken on the phenomenon of high rates of salts in the drinking water produced by the filter stations in the Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works 2014. Iraq Rivers and lakes, Drinking water - quality and supply, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture) English
Arabic
Arabic
English
Air pollution France Acid precipitation, Climate change, Local air quality,such as smog, particulates, SO2, NOx, CO2, Stratospheric ozone layer depletion, Toxic air pollutants, such as organic POPs, dioxins, furans, Domestic funds and subsidies, Environmental impact assessment, Environmental management system, Government greening operations, Other governance issues, Sustainable development, Market Based Instruments, Agriculture, Chemicals management, Energy and energy efficiency, Environment and human health, Infrastructure, Land development, Other human activities/sectors, Pesticides, Transportation, traffic, mobility, Urban environment quality (sustainability), Acidification French French
French
Management of and responsibilities for oil spills from vessels in the Gulf of Finland Finland Protection of marine habitat, Transportation, traffic, mobility, Hazardous waste, Marine pollution English
Consideration of the health and cost impacts of fine particles in the preparation of strategies Finland Local air quality,such as smog, particulates, SO2, NOx, CO2, Energy and energy efficiency, Environment and human health, Transportation, traffic, mobility English
Environmental health care Finland English
Report on Denmark’s River Basin Management Plans Denmark Rivers and lakes, Other governance issues, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture) Danish Danish
Report on the change of the support scheme for photovoltaics Denmark Domestic funds and subsidies, Energy and energy efficiency Danish
Report on the Danish Defence’s decision to close down and vacate the naval base Grønnedal Denmark Contaminated sites and soil pollution Danish Danish
State budget funds provided for support of energy savings Czech Republic Domestic funds and subsidies, Environmental management system, Market Based Instruments, Energy and energy efficiency English
Finances Earmarked for the Support of Energy Production from Renewable Energy Resources Czech Republic Domestic funds and subsidies, Environmental management system, Market Based Instruments, Energy and energy efficiency English
Effectives of managed of fund for the decommissioning and disposal of radioactive waste and used nuclear fuel in Krško nuclear power plant Croatia Domestic funds and subsidies, Radioactive waste
Compliance Audit of verification systems and certification costs within Priority axis 1 ‘Improvement and development of the drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in settlements with over 2000 PE and below 2000 PE within urban agglomeration areas’ of Operational Programme Environment 2007-2013 (OPE) for the period from 01.01.2010 to 30.06.2013 Bulgaria Domestic funds and subsidies, International funds and subsidies, such as Global Environmental Facility (GEF), Infrastructure, Wastewater treatment
Аudit on the management of the National parks Bulgaria Biodiversity, Protected areas and natural parks, Domestic funds and subsidies, Forestry and timber resources Bulgarian
Аudit on the forest fire prevention measures taken by governmental authorities of the Republic of Bulgaria for the period 01.01.2011 г. - 31.12.2013 г. Bulgaria Domestic funds and subsidies, Natural disaster management: preparedness responses, Forestry and timber resources, Disaster Management/Disaster-related Aid English Bulgarian
Audit on Energy Efficiency Projects in residential buildings in Bulgaria in the period 2012 – 2015 Bulgaria Domestic funds and subsidies, International funds and subsidies, such as Global Environmental Facility (GEF), Energy and energy efficiency Bulgarian
Audit on the performance of the EU and national objectives in production and consumption of biofuels for the period 01.01.2008 - 31.12.2012 Bulgaria Domestic funds and subsidies, Environmental impact assessment, Market Based Instruments, Energy and energy efficiency English Bulgarian
Taxes, contributions, and levies on water withdrawals and releases Belgium Domestic funds and subsidies, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture) Dutch
French
French
The procedures for establishing, monitoring, accounting and recovery of waste taxes Belgium Domestic funds and subsidies, General waste Dutch
French
French
Control procedures implemented by the Energy Fund to recover the connection charges for electricity and gas networks Belgium Domestic funds and subsidies, Energy and energy efficiency French French
French
Commission for regulation of electricity and gas (Creg) Belgium Energy and energy efficiency Dutch
Dutch
French
French
Dutch
English
Protection and restoration of ground water resources Belgium Domestic funds and subsidies, Environmental impact assessment, Environment and human health, Drinking water - quality and supply, Water quantity management or management of watersheds Dutch
English
French
Dutch
Report on the Flemish public accounts for 2013 – 13.5 Environment and Nature Fund: Expenditures of the Public Waste Agency of Flanders Belgium Domestic funds and subsidies, General waste, Municipal, solid, non-hazardous waste English
Dutch
French
Superfund: Trends in Federal Funding and Cleanup of EPA’s Nonfederal National Priorities List Sites United States Contaminated sites and soil pollution, Hazardous waste, Other waste issues English English
State Revolving Funds: Improved Financial Indicators Could Strengthen EPA Oversight United States Domestic funds and subsidies, Other governance issues, Infrastructure, Drinking water - quality and supply, Wastewater treatment English English
Renewable Energy: BLM Has Limited Assurance That Wind and Solar Projects Are Adequately Bonded United States Other governance issues, Energy and energy efficiency, Other natural resources issues English English
Oil and Gas: Updated Guidance, Increased Coordination, and Comprehensive Data Could Improve BLM’s Management and Oversight United States Other governance issues, Minerals, such as mining, gas, oil English English
Ocean Acidification: Federal Response Under Way, but Actions Needed to Understand and Address Potential Impacts United States Climate change, Protection of marine habitat, Species at risk, Fisheries (freshwater and marine), Acidification, Marine pollution English English
NOAA’s Observing Systems: Additional Steps Needed to Achieve an Integrated, Cost-Effective Portfolio United States Coastal areas, Protection of marine habitat, Rivers and lakes, Fisheries (freshwater and marine), Marine pollution, Other water issues English English
Missouri River Flood and Drought: Experts Agree the Corps Took Appropriate Action, Given the Circumstances, but Should Examine New Forecasting Techniques United States Rivers and lakes, Natural disaster management: preparedness responses, Disaster Management/Disaster-related Aid , Water quantity management or management of watersheds
Hazardous Waste: Agencies Should Take Steps to Improve Information on USDA's and Interior's Potentially Contaminated Sites (GAO-15-35) United States Chemicals management, Minerals, such as mining, gas, oil, Contaminated sites and soil pollution, General waste, Hazardous waste, Municipal, solid, non-hazardous waste, Other waste issues, Radioactive waste, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture) English English
Electricity Generation Projects: Additional Data Could Improve Understanding of the Effectiveness of Tax Expenditures United States Domestic funds and subsidies, Energy and energy efficiency English English
Crop Insurance: In Areas with Higher Crop Production Risks, Costs Are Greater, and Premiums May Not Cover Expected Losses (GAO-15-215) United States Domestic funds and subsidies, Agriculture, Disaster Management/Disaster-related Aid English English
Army Corps of Engineers: Efforts to Assess the Impact of Extreme Weather Events United States Other ecosystem issues, Rivers and lakes, Domestic funds and subsidies, Infrastructure, Other human activities/sectors, Transportation, traffic, mobility, Disaster Management/Disaster-related Aid , Other water issues English English
Hanford Waste Treatment: DOE Needs to Evaluate Alternatives to Recently Proposed Projects and Address Technical and Management Challenges United States Domestic funds and subsidies, Other governance issues, Contaminated sites and soil pollution, Radioactive waste English
English
Freshwater: Supply Concerns Continue, and Uncertainties Complicate Planning United States Drinking water - quality and supply, Water quantity management or management of watersheds English English
Forest Restoration: Adjusting Agencies' Information-Sharing Strategies Could Benefit Landscape-Scale Projects United States Biodiversity, Ecosystem management and ecosystem changes, Other ecosystem issues, Protected areas and natural parks, Species at risk, Other human activities/sectors, Forestry and timber resources English English
Food Safety: FDA and USDA Should Strengthen Pesticide Residue Monitoring Programs and Further Disclose Monitoring Limitations United States Agriculture, Environment and human health, Pesticides English English
Food Safety: USDA Needs to Strengthen Its Approach to Protecting Human Health from Pathogens in Poultry Products United States Agriculture, Environment and human health English
Energy Policy: Information on Federal and Other Factors Influencing U.S. Energy Production and Consumption from 2000 through 2013 United States Domestic funds and subsidies, Energy and energy efficiency English English
Drinking Water: EPA Program to Protect Underground Sources from Injection of Fluids Associated with Oil and Gas Production Needs Improvement United States Minerals, such as mining, gas, oil, Drinking water - quality and supply, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture) English
Drinking Water: EPA Has Improved Its Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Program, but Additional Action Is Needed United States Environment and human health, Drinking water - quality and supply, Pollution of water bodies (such as by industry and agriculture) English English
Climate Change: USDA’s Ongoing Efforts Can Be Enhanced with Better Metrics and More Relevant Information for Farmers United States Climate change, Agriculture English English
Chemical Assessments: Agencies Coordinate Activities, but Additional Action Could Enhance Efforts United States Other governance issues, Chemicals management English English
Tradable allowances and the environment Netherlands Local air quality,such as smog, particulates, SO2, NOx, CO2, Market Based Instruments, Agriculture, Fisheries (freshwater and marine) English
Dutch
Energy saving: ambitions and results Netherlands Market Based Instruments, Local air quality,such as smog, particulates, SO2, NOx, CO2, Agriculture, Fisheries (freshwater and marine) Dutch
English
Waste shipments Slovenia, Netherlands, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Norway Other waste issues English
Forestry,land use planning and its impact to climate change Malaysia, Indonesia Climate change, Biodiversity, Government greening operations, Sustainable development, Land development, Forestry and timber resources
Coordinated International Audit on Climate Change – Key Implications for Governments and their Auditors (UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol) Canada, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Indonesia, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States Climate change, Domestic funds and subsidies, Sustainable development English English
Coordinated performance audit on the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Paraguay, Peru Climate change, Other governance issues Spanish English
Spanish
Pacific Regional Report of the Cooperative Performance Audit: Access to Safe Drinking Water New Zealand, Cook Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Kiribati, Fiji, Palau, Samoa, Tuvalu, Tonga, Papua New Guinea Drinking water - quality and supply English English
Pacific Regional Report of the Cooperative Performance Audit: Managing Sustainable Fisheries New Zealand, Micronesia (Federated States of), Cook Islands, Fiji, Samoa, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu Protection of marine habitat, Environmental management system, Market Based Instruments, Fisheries (freshwater and marine) English

Last Updated: July 25, 2016

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