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Report Title Date Agency Response IG Comment on Response
EPA Can Better Assure Continued Operations at National Computer Center Through Complete and Up-to-Date Documentation for Contingency Planning [Report PDF - 19pp, 680 KB] [At A Glance PDF - 136 KB] April 9, 2015    
Follow-Up Report: EPA Improves Management of Its Radiation Monitoring System [Report PDF - 12pp, 901KB] [At a Glance PDF - 228KB]
Podcast: Report Overview with Christine Baughman (MP3 - 3.8 MBs, 5:24), Podcast Transcript
July 22, 2014    
EPA Does Not Adequately Follow National Security Information Classification Standards [Report PDF - 38pp, 287KB] [At a Glance PDF - 45KB] November 15, 2013 OAR Response PDF - 3pp, 133KB

OHS Response PDF - 2pp, 275KB
Comment on OAR Response PDF - 1pp, 170KB

Comment on OHS Response PDF - 1pp, 198KB
EPA Can Better Address Risks to the Security of the Nation's Drinking Water Through New Authorities, Plans, and Information, [Report PDF - 29pp, 673KB ] [At a Glance PDF - 1304KB] August 21, 2013    
Improvements Needed in EPA’s Network Security Monitoring Program, [Report PDF - 33pp, 272KB ] [At a Glance PDF - 44KB] September 27, 2012 PDF - 5pp, 706KB (OEI) PDF - 1pp, 140KB (OEI)
EPA’s National Security Information Program Could Be Improved, [Report PDF - 24pp, 218KB ] [At a Glance PDF - 44KB] June 18, 2012    
Weaknesses in EPA’s Management of the Radiation Network System Demand Attention, [Report PDF - 50pp, 574KB ] [At a Glance PDF - 39KB] April 19, 2012 PDF - 1,595KB (Initial)
PDF - 96KB (Second)
PDF - 367KB (Third)
PDF - 367KB (Initial)
PDF - 218KB (Second)
PDF - 261KB (Third)
EPA Should Prepare and Distribute Security Classification Guides, Report No. 11-P-0722 [Report PDF - 19pp, 118KB] [At a Glance PDF - 38KB] September 29, 2011
EPA Has Not Fully Implemented a National Emergency Response Equipment Tracking System, Report No. 11-P-0616 [Report PDF - 23pp, 137KB] [At a Glance PDF - 46KB] September 13, 2011 PDF 2pp, 386KB PDF 2pp, 215KB
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EPA Needs to Improve Cost Controls for Equipment Used during Emergencies, Report No. 10-P-0047 [Report PDF - 29pp, 193KB] [At a Glance PDF - 41KB] December 16, 2009
EPA Needs to Improve Continuity of Operations Planning, Report No. 10-P-0017 [Report PDF - 19pp, 153KB] [At a Glance PDF - 40KB] October 27, 2009
EPA Did Not Properly Account for All Property for Implementing Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12, Report No. 09-P-0233 [Report PDF - 17pp, 231KB] [At a Glance PDF - 56KB] September 15, 2009
EPA Region 8 Needs to Better Manage the Risk Management Program for Airborne Chemical Releases, Report No. 09-P-0130 [Report PDF - 26pp, 275KB] [At a Glance PDF - 42KB] March 30, 2009
EPA Can Improve Its Implementation of the Risk Management Program for Airborne Chemical Releases, Report No. 09-P-0092 [Report PDF - 50pp, 594KB] [At a Glance PDF - 95KB] February 10, 2009
EPA Plans for Managing Counter Terrorism/ Emergency Response Equipment and Protecting Critical Assets Not Fully Implemented, Report No. 09-P-0087 [At a Glance PDF - 42KB] January 27, 2009
EPA Should Continue to Improve Its National Emergency Response Planning, Report No. 08-P-0055 [Report PDF - 27pp, 303KB] [At a Glance PDF - 50KB] January 9, 2008
EPA Needs to Better Implement Plan for Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Used to Respond to Terrorist Attacks and Disasters, Report No. 2006-P-00022. Information on the initiatives in the full report is sensitive homeland security information and is not available to the public. [At a Glance - 59KB, PDF] April 26, 2006
EPA Needs to Fulfill Its Designated Responsibilities to Ensure Effective BioWatch Program, Report No. 2005-P-00012 [Report - 586KB PDF] [At a Glance - 42KB PDF]
- Presentation on the BioWatch Report given to the Optical Society of America [419KB PDF, 14pp]
March 23, 2005
EPA Needs to Determine What Barriers Prevent Water Systems from Securing Known Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Vulnerabilities, Report No. 2005-P-00002 [Report - 1MB PDF] [At a Glance - 86KB PDF] [Appendix: OIG/ORD/OW SCADA Meeting - 1MB PPS] January 6, 2005
EPA’s Final Water Security Research and Technical Support Action Plan May Be Strengthened Through Access to Vulnerability Assessments [72KB PDF] July 1, 2004
EPA Needs to Better Manage Counter Terrorism/Emergency Response Equipment [373 KB PDF] March 29, 2004
EPA’s Homeland Security Role to Protect Air from Terrorist Threats Needs to be Better Defined [61KB PDF] February 20, 2004
Survey Results on Information Used by Water Utilities to Conduct Vulnerability Assessments [179KB PDF] January 20, 2004
Decline In EPA Particulate Matter Methods Development Activities May Hamper Timely Achievement of Program Goals [333KB PDF] September 30, 2003
EPA Needs to Assess the Quality of Vulnerability Assessments Related to the Security of the Nation’s Water Supply [101KB PDF] September 24, 2003
EPA Needs a Better Strategy to Measure Changes in the Security of the Nation’s Water Infrastructure [93KB PDF] September 11, 2003
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