Oversight and Controls of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Antony Galindo

Series: American Political, Economic, and Security Issues
BISAC: POL030000

This book provides accounts of the oversight and operations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as reported by the office of the Inspector General.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Risk for EPA’s Fiscal Year 2016 Purchase Card and Convenience Check Program Warrants an Audit

Chapter 2. EPA’s Fiscal Year 2017 Management Challenges

Chapter 3. EPA Office of Inspector General Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2018

Chapter 4. EPA Paid $1.5 Million for Subsidized and Unoccupied Parking Spaces over a 2-Year Period

Chapter 5. EPA Complied with Improper Payment Legislation, but Testing Can Be Improved

Chapter 6. EPA Can Achieve Better Value by Complying with Performance-Based Contract Requirements

Chapter 7. EPA’s 2014 Early-Out and Buyout Activities Aided Workforce Restructuring Goals, and Continued Monitoring of Progress Can Show Value of Restructuring

Chapter 8. Management Alert: EPA Should Promptly Reassess Community Risk Screening Tool

Chapter 9. Advocacy Campaign Did Not Violate Lobbying Prohibitions

Chapter 10. Fraud Controls for EPA’s Contract Laboratory Program Are Adequate, but Can Be Strengthened with Formal Risk Assessment and Investigative Information Sharing

Chapter 11. EPA Should Assess Needs and Implement Management Controls to Ensure Effective Incorporation of Chemical Safety Research Products

Chapter 12. EPA Has Adequate Controls to Manage Advice from Science and Research Federal Advisory Committees, but Transparency Could Be Improved

Chapter 13. Analysis of Toxics Release Inventory Data Identifies Few Noncompliant Facilities


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