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Report Title Date Agency Response IG Comment on Response
Audits on EPA Recovery Act-Funded Diesel Emission Reduction Act Assistance Agreements Reported Programmatic and Management Challenges [Report PDF - 17pp, 787 KB] [At A Glance PDF - 136 KB] Sept 15, 2014    
Wells Band Council Needs to Improve Its Accounting System to Comply With Federal Regulations [Report PDF - 16pp, 768 KB] [At a Glance PDF - 190 KB] July 14, 2014    
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Needs to Meet Cooperative Agreement Objectives and Davis-Bacon Act Requirements to Fully Achieve Leaking Underground Storage Tank Goals [Report PDF - 57pp, 1,200 KB] [At a Glance PDF - 135 KB] June 4, 2014    
EPA OIG Compliance With Retention Incentive Regulations and Policies [Report PDF - 20pp, 1,060KB] [At a Glance PDF - 132KB] May 2, 2014 PDF - 2pp, 207KB  
EPA Compliance With Retention Incentive Regulations and Policies [Report PDF - 28pp, 1,244KB] [At a Glance PDF - 134KB] May 2, 2014 PDF - 2pp, 106KB PDF - 2pp, 222KB
EPA OIG's Compliance With EPA Passport Guidance [Report PDF - 28pp, 1,111KB] [At a Glance PDF - 174KB] May 1, 2014 PDF - 3pp, 208KB PDF - 1pp, 42KB
Audit of EPA Passport Controls [Report PDF - 37pp, 1,187KB] [At a Glance PDF - 132KB] May 1, 2014    
National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Research Foundation Needs to Comply With Certain Federal Requirements and EPA Award Conditions to Ensure the Success of Pesticide Safety Education Programs, [Report PDF - 32pp, 359KB] [At a Glance PDF - 43KB] March 10, 2014    
Unless California Air Resources Board Fully Complies With Laws and Regulations, Emission Reductions and Human Health Benefits Are Unknown [Report PDF - 35pp, 2,039KB] [At a Glance PDF - 46KB] March 6, 2014    
Audit of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Cooperative Agreement 2A-00E85701 Awarded to the Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities [Report PDF - 24pp, 400KB] [At a Glance PDF - 45KB] January 9, 2014    
The State of Colorado Did Not Fully Assure That Funds Intended to Treat Mining Wastes and Remove Contaminants from Water Were Effectively Spent [Report PDF - 30pp, 309KB] [At a Glance PDF - 45KB] Nov 19, 2013    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of Yauco – La Jurada Community Distribution System, Yauco, Puerto Rico [Report PDF - 11pp, 185KB] [At a Glance PDF - 43KB] Sept 23, 2013    
Examination of Costs Claimed Under American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Cooperative Agreement 2A-97706701 Awarded to Grace Hill Settlement House, St. Louis, Missouri [Report PDF - 36pp, 321KB] [At a Glance PDF - 44KB]
13-R-0367 Appendix A PDF - 53pp, 409KB
13-R-0367 Appendix B PDF - 11pp, 58KB
August 30, 2013    
Examination of Costs Claimed Under EPA Cooperative Agreements 2A-96104501 and 2A-96107201 Awarded Under the Recovery Act to Chelsea Collaborative Inc., Chelsea, Massachusetts [Report PDF - 31pp, 952KB] [At a Glance PDF - 45KB] August 22, 2013    
Projected Emission Reductions Overstated and Buy American Requirements Not Met Under EPA Award to the Tennessee Department of Transportation [Report PDF - 49pp, 1,596KB] [At a Glance PDF - 45KB] July 19, 2013    
Air Quality Objectives for the Baton Rouge Ozone Nonattainment Area Not Met Under EPA Agreement 2A-96694301 Awarded to the Railroad Research Foundation [Report PDF - 29pp, 265KB] [At a Glance PDF - 43KB] June 20, 2013    
Labor-Charging Practices at the New Mexico Environment Department [Report PDF - 30pp, 318KB ] [At a Glance PDF - 43KB] June 17, 2013 PDF - 6pp, 217KB PDF - 2pp, 275KB
Early Warning Report: Main EPA Headquarters Warehouse in Landover, Maryland, Requires Immediate EPA Attention [Report PDF - 17pp, 2,587KB ] [At a Glance PDF - 82KB] [Report Briefing PDF - 4,651KB] May 31, 2013 PDF - 12pp, 697KB PDF - 5pp, 824KB
Audit of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act-Funded Cooperative Agreement 2S-96099601 Awarded to the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality [Report PDF - 20pp, 365KB] [At a Glance PDF - 109KB] March 28, 2013 PDF - 5pp, 327KB PDF - 1pp, 214KB
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of Combined Sewer Overflow Detention Facility, City of Goshen, Indiana [Report PDF - 19pp, 367KB] [At a Glance PDF - 38KB] January 8, 2013    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements Project, City of Nappanee, Indiana [Report PDF - 39pp, 506KB] [At a Glance PDF - 44KB] September 12, 2012    
Examination of Costs Claimed Under EPA Cooperative Agreement 2A-83440701 Awarded Under the Recovery Act to Cascade Sierra Solutions, Eugene, Oregon, [Report PDF - 72pp, 458KB] [At a Glance PDF - 44KB] September 4, 2012    
Examination of Costs Claimed Under EPA Cooperative Agreements CB-97324701 Through CB-97324705 Awarded to Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. , Report No. 12-4-0720 [Report PDF - 36pp, 316KB] [At a Glance PDF - 44KB] August 22, 2012    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of the Diversion Ditch Repair Project at the Gilt Edge Mine Superfund Site, Lawrence County, South Dakota Report No. 12-R-0601, [Report PDF - 22pp, 409KB] [At a Glance PDF - 38KB] July 25, 2012 PDF - 4pp, 938KB PDF - 1pp, 165KB
Costs Claimed by the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center, Inc., Under EPA Grant No. X96418405 [Report PDF - 27pp, 240KB] [At a Glance PDF - 37KB] May 23, 2012 PDF - 149KB PDF - 466KB
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of Wastewater Treatment Plant, Village of Itasca, Illinois Report No. 12-R-0377 [Report PDF - 37pp, 490KB] [At a Glance PDF - 37KB] March 30, 2012    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of the Botanic Garden of Western Pennsylvania Report No. 12-R-0321 [Report PDF - 56pp, 1,449KB] [At a Glance PDF - 38KB] March 8, 2012 PDF - 1,312KB (Initial)
PDF - 1,298KB (Second)
Examination of Costs Claimed Under Cooperative Agreement X7-83325501 Awarded to Kathleen S. Hill, Chiloquin, Oregon Report No. 12-4-0224 [Report PDF - 85pp, 640KB] [At a Glance PDF - 85KB] January 23, 2012 PDF 31pp, 748 KB PDF 1pp, 127 KB
Close-Out of Hotline Complaint on Unreasonable Cost Increase to the Wastewater Treatment Facility Improvements, Perkins, Oklahoma Report No. 12-X-0161 [Report PDF - 5pp, 161KB] December 29, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of the Elizabeth City Well Field Expansion Project, Elizabeth City, North Carolina Report No. 12-X-0090 [Report PDF - 18pp, 245KB] [At a Glance PDF - 36KB] December 8, 2011    
Close-Out of Complaint on Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Incurring Inappropriate Expenses on Recovery Act Projects Report No. 12-X-0090 [Report PDF - 7pp, 168KB] [At a Glance PDF - 36KB] November 22, 2011    
Agreed-Upon Procedures Applied to EPA Grants Awarded to Summit Lake Paiute Tribe, Sparks, Nevada Report No. 12-2-0072 [Report PDF - 22pp, 218KB] [At a Glance PDF - 43KB] November 10, 2011 PDF - 2pp, 1,039KB PDF - 1pp, 153KB
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of Wastewater Treatment Plant- Phase II Improvements Project, City of Ottawa, Illinois, Report No. 11-R-0700 [Report PDF - 45pp, 699KB] [At a Glance PDF - 38KB] September 23, 2011 Decision Memorandum In Response to "Full Resolution Materials" - PDF 7pp, 213KB

Attachments to "Decision Memorandum" - PDF 130pp, 5,065KB
Full Resolution Materials - PDF 79pp, 6,931KB
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of the Tower Chemical Superfund Site, Clermont, Lake County, Florida, Report No. 11-R-0431 [Report PDF - 10pp, 196KB] [At a Glance PDF - 35KB] August 3, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of the Clifton Street Sewer Separation and Water Main Replacement Projects, Portland, Maine, Report No. 11-R-0248 [Report PDF - 11pp, 156KB] [At a Glance PDF - 37KB] June 7, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of Las Marias Potable Water System Phase IIA Project, Las Marias, Puerto Rico, Report No. 11-R-0241 [Report PDF - 9pp, 134KB] [At a Glance PDF - 59KB] May 25, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of Sanitary Sewer System Improvements, Ingenio Community, Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, Report No. 11-R-0233 [Report PDF - 12pp, 254KB] [At a Glance PDF - 37KB] May 24, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of the La Plata Water Treatment Plant Phase II Project, Aibonito, Puerto Rico, Report No. 11-R-0232 [Report PDF - 12pp, 169KB] [At a Glance PDF - 37KB] May 23, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of the Wastewater Treatment Facility Expansion, Town of Buckeye, Arizona, Report No. 11-R-0222 [Report PDF - 12pp, 169KB] [At a Glance PDF - 37KB] May 9, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of the Wastewater Treatment Facility Improvements Project, Perkins, Oklahoma, Report No. 11-R-0214 [Report PDF - 9pp, 130KB] [At a Glance PDF - 35KB] May 2, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of Water System Improvement Project, Waleska, Georgia, Report No. 11-R-0193 [Report PDF - 17pp, 229KB] [At a Glance PDF - 37KB] March 29, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of the Comprehensive Sewer System Rehabilitation, Subsystem PS-5, Saugus, Massachusetts, Report No. 11-R-0192 [Report PDF - 9pp, 197KB] [At a Glance PDF - 35KB] March 29, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Visit of the Denver Street Storage Project, City of Astoria, Oregon, Report No. 11-R-0172 [Report PDF - 16pp, 251KB] [At a Glance PDF - 44KB] March 22, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Inspection of Sewer System Improvement Projects, City of Parma, Ohio, Report No. 11-R-0083 [Report PDF - 9pp, 161KB] [At a Glance PDF - 36KB] February 3, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Inspection of the Clean Water State Revolving Fund Projects at the City of Long Beach, California, Report No. 11-R-0082 [Report PDF - 12pp, 142KB] [At a Glance PDF - 39KB] February 1, 2011    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Inspection of Sewer Pump Station Rehabilitation and Improvements, Town of Ball, Louisiana, Report No. 11-R-0014 [Report PDF - 9pp, 155KB] [At a Glance PDF - 39KB] November 9, 2010    
Examination of Costs Claimed Under EPA Cooperative Agreement X83275501 Awarded to The Montana Physical Sciences Foundation, Report No. 11-4-0013 [Report PDF - 28pp, 269KB] [At a Glance PDF - 44KB] November 8, 2010    
Costs Claimed by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Under EPA Interagency Agreement DW 75-95754001, Report No. 10-4-0241 [Report PDF - 88pp, 601KB] [At a Glance PDF - 42KB] September 30, 2010    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Inspection of the Ultraviolet Treatment and Chlorine Disinfection Facility Project, City of Bremerton, Washington, , Report No. 10-R-0132 [Report PDF - 8pp, 104KB] [At a Glance PDF - 39KB] May 26, 2010    
Examination of Costs Claimed under EPA Grant XP98069201 Awarded to the City of Blackfoot, Idaho, Report No. 10-4-0086 [Report PDF - 15pp, 117KB] [At a Glance PDF - 46KB] March 29, 2010    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Inspection of Water Main Extension Project, Manchester Water Works, Manchester, New Hampshire, Report No. 10-R-0080 [Report PDF - 9pp, 133KB] [At a Glance PDF - 39KB] March 17, 2010    
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Inspection of the Water Distribution System, Village of Buckeye Lake, Ohio, Report No. 10-R-0079 [Report PDF - 8pp, 123KB] [At a Glance PDF - 31KB] March 10, 2010    
Examination of Costs Claimed under EPA Grant X96906001 Awarded to Walker Lake Working Group, Hawthorne, Nevada, Report No. 10-2-0054 [Report PDF - 15pp, 131KB] [At a Glance PDF - 47KB] January 6, 2010    
Costs Claimed Under EPA Grant XP9468195 Awarded to the City of Flowood, Mississippi, Report No. 10-4-0013 [Report PDF - 16pp, 145KB] [At a Glance PDF - 40KB] October 27, 2009    
Costs Claimed Under EPA Grant XP97424901 Awarded to West Rankin Utility Authority, Flowood, Mississippi, Report No. 10-4-0003 [Report PDF - 21pp, 200KB] [At a Glance PDF - 41KB] October 13, 2009    
Internal Control Weaknesses under EPA Grant Nos. I004802070 and BG96483308, Awarded to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee, North Carolina, Report No. 10-4-0001 [Report PDF - 12pp, 93KB] [At a Glance PDF - 46KB] October 5, 2009    
Costs Claimed under EPA Grant XP98011401 Awarded to the City of Rupert, Idaho, Report No. 09-2-0078 [Report PDF - 11pp, 207KB] [At a Glance PDF - 101KB] January 12, 2009    
Costs Claimed under EPA Grants XP96909501 and XP97963701 Awarded to the Washoe County Department of Water Resources, Nevada, Report No. 09-2-0011 [Report PDF - 27pp, 504KB] [At a Glance PDF - 56KB] October 20, 2008    
Passaic Valley Sewerage Commissioners - Unallowable Costs Claimed Under EPA Grant XP98237601, Report No. 08-2-0226 [Report PDF - 9pp, 221KB] [At a Glance PDF - 97KB] August 6, 2008    
Village of Wellsville, Ohio - Ineligible Costs Claimed Under EPA Grant XP97582801, Report No. 08-2-0204 [Report PDF - 11pp, 168KB] [At a Glance PDF - 48KB] July 21, 2008    
City of Bad Axe, Michigan - Unallowable Costs Claimed Under EPA Grant XP98578301, Report No. 08-2-0095 [Report PDF - 9pp, 176KB] [At a Glance PDF - 48KB] February 27, 2008    
Borough of Carteret, New Jersey -Unallowable Costs Claimed Under EPA Grant XP98247001, Report No. 08-2-0084 [Report PDF - 11pp, 178KB] [At a Glance PDF - 51KB] February 20, 2008    
City of Elizabeth, New Jersey -Excess Clean Water State Revolving Funds Claimed, Report No. 08-2-0062 [Report PDF - 9pp, 116KB] [At a Glance PDF - 49KB] January 23, 2008    
Unallowable Federal Funds Drawn on EPA Grant No. XP98247201 Awarded to the Wayne County Water and Sewer Authority, New York, Report No. 08-2-0045 [Report PDF - 9pp, 185KB] [At a Glance PDF - 48KB] December 17, 2007    
Village of Laurelville, Ohio - Unallowable Costs Claimed Under EPA Grant XP97579701, Report No. 2008-2-0039 [Report PDF - 14pp, 268KB] [At a Glance PDF - 54KB] December 05, 2007    
Cost and Lobbying Disclosure Issues Under EPA Grant Numbers X98981901 and XP97914901 Awarded to the City of Fallon, Nevada, Report No. 2007-2-00040 [Report PDF - 12pp, 195KB] [At a Glance PDF - 107KB] September 26, 2007    
Ineligible Federal Funds Drawn on EPA Grant No. XP98284701 Awarded to the City of Middletown, New York, Report No. 2007-2-00039 [Report PDF - 9pp, 116KB] [At a Glance PDF - 48KB] September 25, 2007    
Excess Federal Funds Drawn on EPA Grant No. XP98838901 Awarded to the City of Huron, South Dakota, Report No. 2007-2-00030 [Report PDF - 9pp, 224KB] [At a Glance PDF - 113KB] August 1, 2007    
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