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Inspector General Reports

Report Datesort descending Agency Reviewed / Investigated Title Type Location
04/15/2021 Environmental Protection Agency EPA Delayed Risk Communication and Issued Instructions Hindering Region 5’s Ability to Address Ethylene Oxide Emissions Audit IL, US
04/16/2021 Environmental Protection Agency EPA Needs to Improve Processes for Updating Guidance, Monitoring Corrective Actions, and Managing Remote Access for External Users Audit Agency-Wide
04/20/2021 Environmental Protection Agency Concerns About the Process Used for the SAFE Vehicles Rule Demonstrate the Need for a Policy on EPA’s Role in Joint Rulemakings Audit Agency-Wide
04/21/2021 Environmental Protection Agency Improved Review Processes Could Advance EPA Regions 3 and 5 Oversight of State-Issued National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permits Audit
  • WV, US
  • MN, US
05/04/2021 Environmental Protection Agency EPA Did Not Conduct Agencywide Risk Assessment of CARES Act Appropriations, Increasing Risk of Fraud, Waste, Abuse, and Mismanagement Audit Agency-Wide
05/06/2021 Environmental Protection Agency EPA Should Conduct New Residual Risk and Technology Reviews for Chloroprene- and Ethylene Oxide-Emitting Source Categories to Protect Human Health Audit Agency-Wide
05/11/2021 Environmental Protection Agency EPA Helps States Reduce Trash, Including Plastic, in U.S. Waterways but Needs to Identify Obstacles and Develop Strategies for Further Progress Audit Agency-Wide
05/12/2021 Environmental Protection Agency Staffing Constraints, Safety and Health Concerns at EPA's National Enforcement Investigations Center May Compromise Ability to Achieve Mission Audit Agency-Wide
05/13/2021 Environmental Protection Agency Resource Constraints, Leadership Decisions, and Workforce Culture Led to a Decline in Federal Enforcement Audit Agency-Wide
05/14/2021 Environmental Protection Agency EPA Complies with Payment Integrity Information Act but Needs to Determine Cost Allowability When Testing for Improper Grant Payments Audit Agency-Wide