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Product Description: Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 (9/11), Congress established a new port security framework—much of which was set in place by the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (MTSA) and the Security and Accountability For Every Port Act of 2006 (SAFE Port Act)...read more
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9781508945185 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 26, 2015, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 (9/11), Congress established a new port security framework—much of which was set in place by the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (MTSA) and the Security and Accountability For Every Port Act of 2006 (SAFE Port Act).

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Product Description: Various carbon products are traded in the United States, but volumes have been small compared to other commodity markets. The products traded include carbon allowances, which entitle the holder to emit a specific amount of a greenhouse gas, and carbon offsets, which are measurable reductions of greenhouse gas emissions from an activity or project in one location that are used to compensate for emissions occurring elsewhere...read more
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9781511527200 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 31, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Various carbon products are traded in the United States, but volumes have been small compared to other commodity markets.

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Product Description: Our review found serious and pervasive problems that essentially rendered EPA's agency wide informations security program ineffective. Our tests of computer-based controls concluded that the computer operating systems and the agency wide computer network that support most of EPA's mission related and financial operations were riddles with security weaknesses...read more

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9781508400783 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 14, 2015, cover price $15.50 | About this edition: Our review found serious and pervasive problems that essentially rendered EPA's agency wide informations security program ineffective.

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Product Description: FAA’s mission is to ensure safe, orderly, and efficient air travel in the national airspace system (NAS). FAA’s ability to fulfill this mission depends on the adequacy and reliability of its ATC system, a vast network of computer hardware, software, and communications equipment...read more

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9781508401094 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 14, 2015, cover price $14.75 | About this edition: FAA’s mission is to ensure safe, orderly, and efficient air travel in the national airspace system (NAS).

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Product Description: Dramatic increases in computer interconnectivity, especially in use of the Internet, are revolutionizing the way our government, our nation, and much of the orld communicate and conduct business The benefits have been enormous vast amounts of information are now literally at our fingertips, facilitating research on virtually every topic imaginable financial and other business transactions can be executed almost instantaneously, often on a hour a day basis and electronic mail, Internet Web sites, and computer bulletin boards allow us to communicate quickly and easily with a virtually unlimited number of other individuals and groups...read more

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9781508400837 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 14, 2015, cover price $15.50 | About this edition: Dramatic increases in computer interconnectivity, especially in use of the Internet, are revolutionizing the way our government, our nation, and much of the orld communicate and conduct business The benefits have been enormous vast amounts of information are now literally at our fingertips, facilitating research on virtually every topic imaginable financial and other business transactions can be executed almost instantaneously, often on a hour a day basis and electronic mail, Internet Web sites, and computer bulletin boards allow us to communicate quickly and easily with a virtually unlimited number of other individuals and groups.

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Product Description: The department’s vision of “One VA” was articulated to assist it in carrying out its mission of providing benefits and other services to veterans and dependents. It stems from the recognition that veterans think of VA as a single entity, but often encounter a confusing, bureaucratic maze of uncoordinated programs—such as those handling benefits, health care, and burials—that puts them through repetitive and frustrating administrative procedures and delays...read more

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9781508400981 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 14, 2015, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: The department’s vision of “One VA” was articulated to assist it in carrying out its mission of providing benefits and other services to veterans and dependents.

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Product Description: Federal agencies are required by law to protect and individual's right to privacy when they collect personal information. The Privacy Act of 1974, as amended-which is the primary law regulating the federal government's collection and maintenance of personal information-requires protection for personal information maintained in a federal agency's system of records...read more
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9781508453376 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 13, 2015, cover price $17.50 | About this edition: Federal agencies are required by law to protect and individual's right to privacy when they collect personal information.

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Product Description: When legislative, administration, and agency actions, including those in response to our recommendations, result in significant progress toward resolving a high-risk area, we remove the high-risk designation. Key to determining if the high-risk designation can be removed are the following five elements: (1) a demonstrated strong commitment to, and top leadership support for, addressing problems; (2) the capacity to address problems; (3) a corrective action plan; (4) a program to monitor corrective measures; and (5) demonstrated progress in implementing corrective measures...read more
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9781502954381 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 13, 2015, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: When legislative, administration, and agency actions, including those in response to our recommendations, result in significant progress toward resolving a high-risk area, we remove the high-risk designation.

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Product Description: To address our objectives, we analyzed key documents that reflect the federal government’s evolving cybersecurity strategy, as well as other pertinent national strategies to determine the extent to which they included GAO’s key desirable characteristics of a national strategy...read more
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9781503101166 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 7, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: To address our objectives, we analyzed key documents that reflect the federal government’s evolving cybersecurity strategy, as well as other pertinent national strategies to determine the extent to which they included GAO’s key desirable characteristics of a national strategy.

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Product Description: In passing the Act, Congress noted that, at that time, more than half of the world’s population lived under regimes that severely restricted or prohibited citizens from freely observing their religious beliefs. In addition, the Act describes government-sponsored and government-tolerated violations to religious freedom that people faced, including slander campaigns; confiscation of property; denial of the right to assemble; and prohibitions against publishing, distributing, or possessing religious literature...read more
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9781503166271 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 7, 2015, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: In passing the Act, Congress noted that, at that time, more than half of the world’s population lived under regimes that severely restricted or prohibited citizens from freely observing their religious beliefs.

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Product Description: The Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to submit an annual report to Congress addressing the telework program of each executive agency. The act also required us to review OPM’s first report and submit a report to Congress on the progress each executive agency has made towards the goals established under the act...read more
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9781505635621 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 2, 2015, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: The Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to submit an annual report to Congress addressing the telework program of each executive agency.

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Product Description: According to the Department of Energy, the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, authorizes DOE to regulate occupational safety and health of private sector employees at facilities subject to the act. DOE has exercised this authority by issuing various departmental orders, other directives, and regulations...read more
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9781505635454 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 2, 2015, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: According to the Department of Energy, the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, authorizes DOE to regulate occupational safety and health of private sector employees at facilities subject to the act.

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Product Description: The Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act give USDA overall responsibility for ensuring the safety and wholesomeness of meat and poultry products that enter interstate commerce. Acting under these legislative authorities, USDA inspectors provide continuous government inspection of each and every meat and poultry carcass and its parts at slaughter plants throughout the United States...read more
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9781503226739 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 31, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act give USDA overall responsibility for ensuring the safety and wholesomeness of meat and poultry products that enter interstate commerce.

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Product Description: The NGJ is DOD’s program to replace the ALQ-99 tactical jamming system. The ALQ-99 is a five-pod jamming system that is capable of automatically processing, and jamming radio frequency signals. It counters a variety of threats in low-, mid-, and high-band frequency ranges.
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9781503222168 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 31, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The NGJ is DOD’s program to replace the ALQ-99 tactical jamming system.

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Product Description: The base of the federal corporate income tax includes net income from business operations (receipts, minus the costs of purchased goods, labor, interest, and other expenses). It also includes net income that corporations earn in the form of interest, dividends, rent, royalties, and realized capital gains...read more
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9781503184657 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 31, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The base of the federal corporate income tax includes net income from business operations (receipts, minus the costs of purchased goods, labor, interest, and other expenses).

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Product Description: The radio frequency spectrum is the resource that makes possible wireless communication and supports a vast array of commercial and government services. Federal, state, and local agencies use spectrum to fulfill a variety of government missions, such as national defense, airtraffic control, weather forecasting, and public safety...read more
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9781503136380 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 31, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The radio frequency spectrum is the resource that makes possible wireless communication and supports a vast array of commercial and government services.

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Product Description: In response to a congressional request in 2005, the National Academies gathered a group of business, government, and academic leaders to identify steps the leaders thought would ensure that the United States is a leader in science and engineering and can compete, prosper, and be secure in the twenty-first century...read more
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9781503201514 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 31, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: In response to a congressional request in 2005, the National Academies gathered a group of business, government, and academic leaders to identify steps the leaders thought would ensure that the United States is a leader in science and engineering and can compete, prosper, and be secure in the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: Ex-Im operates under the authority of the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, as amended.3 It is an independent agency of the U.S. government.4 Ex- Im’s mission is to support jobs in the United States by facilitating the export of U...read more
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9781503136533 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 31, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Ex-Im operates under the authority of the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, as amended.

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Product Description: Generally, insurers offer several lines, or types, of insurance to consumers and others. Some types of insurance include life and annuity products and P/C. An insurance policy can include coverage for individuals or families, (“personal lines,”) and coverage for businesses, (“commercial lines”)...read more
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9781503215276 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 31, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Generally, insurers offer several lines, or types, of insurance to consumers and others.

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Product Description: The federal government’s growing fiscal challenges underscore the importance of DOD employing a strategic approach to determining the appropriate mix of its military, civilian, and contractor personnel to perform its mission, and determining the functions that are critical for the department to achieve its missions...read more
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9781503161313 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 31, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The federal government’s growing fiscal challenges underscore the importance of DOD employing a strategic approach to determining the appropriate mix of its military, civilian, and contractor personnel to perform its mission, and determining the functions that are critical for the department to achieve its missions.

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Product Description: According to DOD, corrosion can significantly affect the cost of facility maintenance and the expected service life of DOD facilitates. While corrosion is not always highly visible, it can lead to structure failure, loss of capital investment and environmental damage.
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9781503170728 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 31, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: According to DOD, corrosion can significantly affect the cost of facility maintenance and the expected service life of DOD facilitates.

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