U.S. Geological Survey: Its Mission and Its Future

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Among a number of proposals advanced for discussion in the Republican-led 104th Congress was one to restructure the Department of the Interior. As part of this restructuring, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) was tentatively targeted for elimination in a list of possible offsets to help fund proposed tax cuts and program changes in the House Republican "Contract With America."

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Mielke, James E February 18, 1997.

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Among a number of proposals advanced for discussion in the Republican-led 104th Congress was one to restructure the Department of the Interior. As part of this restructuring, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) was tentatively targeted for elimination in a list of possible offsets to help fund proposed tax cuts and program changes in the House Republican "Contract With America."

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  • February 18, 1997

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Mielke, James E. U.S. Geological Survey: Its Mission and Its Future, report, February 18, 1997; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs438/: accessed July 28, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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