The Resource International environmental oversight : U.S. agencies follow certain procedures required by law, but have limited impact, (electronic resource)

International environmental oversight : U.S. agencies follow certain procedures required by law, but have limited impact, (electronic resource)

Label
International environmental oversight : U.S. agencies follow certain procedures required by law, but have limited impact
Title
International environmental oversight
Title remainder
U.S. agencies follow certain procedures required by law, but have limited impact
Title variation
  • International environmental oversight
  • U.S. agencies follow certain procedures required by law, but have limited impact
Title variation remainder
United States agencies follow certain procedures required by law, but have limited impact
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The World Bank Group lends about $40 billion annually to developing countries. Critics have claimed that some projects have harmed the environment and the local population. Title XIII of the International Financial Institutions Act of 1977 outlines in part the U.S. government's requirements for reviewing potential environmental and social impacts of proposed multilateral development bank projects. GAO was asked to assess the U.S. government's international environmental oversight efforts by examining (1) how U.S. agencies implement legislative requirements to review the potential environmental concerns associated with proposed World Bank Group projects, and (2) agencies' ability to identify and address these concerns. To maximize interagency contributions to evaluating World Bank Group proposals, GAO recommends that the Secretary of the Treasury routinely identify all proposals of concern in advance of interagency working group meetings
Cataloging source
EJB
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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United States
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  • World Bank
  • Economic assistance
  • Environmental protection
  • Environmental policy
  • Economic assistance
Label
International environmental oversight : U.S. agencies follow certain procedures required by law, but have limited impact, (electronic resource)
Link
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS111440
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed on Nov. 24, 2008)
  • "November 2008."
  • "GAO-09-99."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
mixed
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ii, 41 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3235377-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3235377
  • (Sirsi) o276305772
  • (GPO)99269758
  • (OCoLC)276305772
System details
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Mode of access: Internet from GAO web site. Address as of 11/24/2008: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d0999.pdf ; current access available via PURL
Label
International environmental oversight : U.S. agencies follow certain procedures required by law, but have limited impact, (electronic resource)
Link
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS111440
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed on Nov. 24, 2008)
  • "November 2008."
  • "GAO-09-99."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
mixed
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ii, 41 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3235377-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3235377
  • (Sirsi) o276305772
  • (GPO)99269758
  • (OCoLC)276305772
System details
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Mode of access: Internet from GAO web site. Address as of 11/24/2008: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d0999.pdf ; current access available via PURL

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