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Deferred Maintenance of Federal Land Management Agencies: FY2005-FY2014 Estimates

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 21, 2015 - Congressional Research Service

BY: Carol Hardy Vincent, Specialist in Natural Resources Policy 

DATE: April 21, 2015 

Each of the four major federal land management agencies maintains tens of thousands of diverse assets, including roads, bridges, buildings, and water management structures. These agencies are the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), National Park Service (NPS), and Forest Service (FS). Congress and the Administration continue to focus on the agencies’ deferred maintenance in regard to these assets—in essence, the cost of any maintenance that was not done when it should have been or was scheduled to be. Deferred maintenance is often called the maintenance backlog.

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