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CTS Asheville Superfund Site Update: Sampling, Monitoring, Communication and Opportunities for Cleanup Efficiencies 7/22/2014
Audit of Region 7's Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team (START) Contract Project No. OA-FY14-0354 7/21/2014
Evaluation of Siting Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Land and Mine Sites Project No. OPE-FY14-0043 6/27/2014
EPA Investments in Information Technology Products and Services Project No. OA-FY14-0307 6/10/2014
Evaluate EPA's Progress Under Plan EJ 2014 Project No. OPE-FY14-0040 6/9/2014
FY 2014 Key Management Challenges confronting the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) 6/9/2014
Evaluation of Enforcement Decree Compliance for Selected Clean Air Act Sources Project No. OPE-FY14-0016 5/22/2014
Audit of the U.S. CSB's compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) 5/19/2014
Review of the EPA's Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts in Bristol Bay, Alaska Project No. OPE-FY14-0039 5/2/2014
Evaluation of Laboratory Equipment Utilization Project No. OPE-FY14-0024 4/08/2014
Review for Grants Advanced Monitoring Project No. OA-FY14-0188 3/28/2014
Review of EPA's Use of Title 42 Hiring Authority Project No. OA-FY14-0184 3/28/2014
Evaluation of EPA Oversight of Hazardous Waste Imports Project No. OPE-FY14-0036 3/26/2014
National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Enforcement Referrals Project No. OPE-FY14-0035 3/21/2014
Risks from Post-Closure Care Expiration at Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites Project No. OPE-FY14-0034 3/17/2014
Oversight of Guam, American Samoa and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Support Grants Project No. OA-FY14-0035 3/11/2014
Follow-Up Review on OIG Report No. 12-P-0508, EPA Inaction in Identifying Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals May Result in Unsafe Disposal Project No. OPE-FY14-0022 3/10/2014
EPA's Efforts to Incorporate Environmental Justice Into Clean Air Act Inspections for Air Toxics Project No. OPE-FY14-0017 3/7/2014
Audit of the EPA's Contractor Information Technology Systems Project No. OA-FY14-0155 2/27/2014
Preliminary Research: Review of Independent Government Cost Estimates and Indirect Costs for EPA's Interagency Agreements Project Number OA-FY14-0130 2/11/2014
Audit of EPA's Data Quality Review of Self-Reported Information in XACTA system Project Number OA-FY14-0078 2/10/2014
Audit of the U.S. EPA's Compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Project No. OA-FY14-0135 2/10/2014
EPA's Oversight of Hydraulic Fracturing Impact on Water Resources Project No. OPE-FY 14-0018 2/5/2014
Follow-Up on Significant Information Technology Security Findings and Recommendations Project No. OA-FY14-0056 1/17/2014
Fieldwork for CIGIE Cloud Computing Initiative – Status of Cloud-Computing Within the Federal Government Project OA-FY14-0126 1/15/2014
Follow-Up on OIG Report #12-P-0417 "Weaknesses in EPA's Management of the Radiation Network System Demand Attention" Project No. OPE-FY14-0010 1/2/2014
Review of Grants Awarded to Wells Band Council by EPA 12/27/2013
Review of Grants Awarded to Walker River Paiute Tribe by EPA 12/27/2013
Preliminary Research for EPA Cooperative Agreement No. 83388101 Awarded to the Association of Schools of Public Health 12/19/2013
Preliminary Research to Evaluate EPA's Use of and Adherence to Quality Management Policies in Chemical Risk Assessments Project No. OPE-FY14-0012 12/19/2013
Review of EPA's Compliance With IPERIA (Act) of 2012 During Fiscal Year 2013 Project Number OA-FY14-0072 11/25/2013
Fieldwork Notification Letter to CSB Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso, Ph.D. - Compliance with the IPERIA (Act) of 2012 during FY2013 11/19/2013
Evaluation of the EPA's Strategic Sourcing Initiative Project No. OA-FY14-0070 11/19/2013
Preliminary Research to Evaluate the Results of EPA's Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Projects Project No. OPE-FY14-0009 11/7/2013
Preliminary Research on EPA's Design for the Environment Product Labeling Program OIG Project No. OPE-FY14-4012 11/6/2013
Project Notification US Virgin Islands Environmental Program Evaluation, IGEMS project numbers OPE-FY14-0004, OPE-FY14-0005 and OPE-FY14-0006 10/30/2013
Review of the Contract Management Assessment Program Project No. OA-FY14-0034 10/30/2013
Preliminary Research on Various Administrative Areas (Reissued*) 9/11/2013
Audit ofthe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Implementation of Do Not Pay Requirements Project No. 0A-FY13-0391 8/26/2013
Cancellation of Assignment on Proposed Superfund Sites on the U.S. EPA’s National Priorities List Project No. OPE-FY13-0018 7/30/2013
Preliminary Research on EPA’s Decision Making Process to Release Information Under the Freedom of Information Act 7/19/2013
Review of the Pace of State Expenditures in the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program Project No. OA-FY13-0214 7/16/2013
Review of Puget Sound Action Agenda Grants Project No. OA-FY13-0341 6/26/2013
Follow-Up Review of Five Deleted Superfund Sites in EPA Region 3 Project No. OPE-FY-13-0022 6/24/2013
Evaluation of EPA’s Freedom of Information Act Fee Waiver Process 6/19/2013
Preliminary Research of the EPA’s Fleet Management Project No. OA-FY13-0333 6/19/2013
Preliminary Research to Evaluate EPA’s Response to Contamination From Historical Lead Smelters 6/6/2013
Preliminary Research on the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board's Management of Contracts 6/3/2013
Evaluation of EPA Actions to Reduce Methane Distribution Sector Leaks 6/3/2013
Audit of EPA’s Cloud Computer Initiative Project No. OA-FY13-0095 5/17/2013
Audit of Controls for Travel of EPA Employees Project No. OA-FY13-0249 5/16/2013
Request from Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Project No. OPE-FY13-0014 5/15/2013
Audit of the U.S. EPA’s Compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) 5/9/2013
Cancellation of Assignment on Appropriated Funds Not Obligated Assignment No. OA-FY13-0102 4/24/2013
Purchase Card and Convenience Check Audit Project No. OA-FY13-0116 4/11/2013
Management and Disposal of Underutilized Personal Property Stored in Warehouse Space Project No. OA-FY13-00248 4/11/2013
Audit of EPA’s Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Statements 4/10/2013
FY 2013 Consolidated First and Second Quarter Financial Statements Agreed-Upon Procedures 4/5/2013
Preliminary Research to Evaluate Proposed Superfund Sites on the U.S. EPA’s National Priorities List Project No. OPE-FY13-0018 4/4/2013
Audit of Region 6’s Emergency and Rapid Response Services Contracts Project No. OA-FY13-0046 3/21/2013
Preliminary Research to Evaluate Hazardous Waste Passing Through Publicly Owned Treatment Works 3/13/2013
Preliminary Research to Evaluate the U.S. EPA’s Reduced-Risk Pesticide Initiative Project Number OPE-FY13-0003 3/13/2013
Review of the Pace of State Expenditures in the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program Project Number OA-FY13-0214 3/11/2013
Examination of Lead Remediation Grant Agreement AB-83363501 2/22/2013
Examination of California Air Resources Board Cooperative Agreement 2A-00T13801 2/21/2013
Evaluation of EPA's Response to Erroneous Laboratory Data 2/21/2013
Project Notification Amendment, Evaluation of EPA’s Oversight of Clean Air Act Title V Emissions Fees, Project No. OPE-FY12-0009 2/14/2013
EPA’s Internal Controls over Accounts Receivables Assignment Number OA-FY13-0104 2/14/2013
Evaluate the Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Zone Reduction, Project No. OPE-FY13-0012 1/30/2013
Review of EPA’s Biennial User Fees Review Assignment No. OA-FY13-0103 1/24/2013
Review of EPA’s Classified National Security Information Project No. OPE-FY-13-0009 1/22/2013
Notification of Preliminary Research to Evaluate the EPA’s Watch List Project No. OPE-FY13-0011 1/16/2013
Review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Purchase Card and Convenience Check Program Project No. OA-FY13-0116 12/20/2012
Project Notification Effectiveness of Wetlands Mitigation Guidelines, Project No. OPE-FY13-0008 12/18/2012
Audit of EPA’s Cloud Computer Initiative Project No. OA-FY13-0095 12/17/2012
Audit of EPA's Controls over Sensitive Personally Identifiable Information Project No. OA-FY13-0082 12/17/2012
Audit of Certain EPA Electronic Records Management Practices Project No. OA-FY13-0113 12/13/2012
Review of Hotline Complaint on Environmental Relative Moldiness Index Test 12/12/2012
Review of STAR Grant Program Project No. OA-FY12-0606 11/30/2012
Audit of EPA Customer Service Help Desks, Hotlines, and Clearinghouses Project No. OA-FY12-0570 11/29/2012
Internal Controls Over Renewable Fuel Credits Assignment No. OA-FY13-0009 11/16/2012
Review of U.S. C.S.B.'s Compliance With Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act During Fiscal Year 2012 11/15/2012
Audit of EPA’s Quality Assurance Project Plans Assignment Number OA-FY13-0071 11/13/2012
Hotline Complaint – Drinking Water Treatment Plant at the Fort Belknap Indian Community Assignment No. OA-FY13-0076 11/13/2012
Evaluation of EPA's Partnerships With International Entities 11/5/2012
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Reviews 10/29/2012
Review of EPA’s Compliance With Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010 During Fiscal Year 2012 10/29/2012
Administration of Emergency and Rapid Response Services Contracts Project No. OA-FY13-0046 10/23/2012
Evaluation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Research on Human Subjects 10/22/2012
Efficiency of the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) Investigation Process 10/17/2012
Follow-up Audit of Prior OIG Recommendations on EPA’s Workforce Management 10/16/2012
Audit of Cooperative Agreement No. 2L-97234209 9/27/2012
Audit of Cooperative Agreement No. 2A-00E85701 9/27/2012
Audit of EPA Working Capital Fund Contract EP-W-08-034 Project No. OA-FY12-0494 9/18/2012
Hotline Complaint Regarding the EPA Region 4 Environmental Justice Program, Project Number OPE-FY12-0017 9/17/2012
Enbridge Cleanup Hotline Complaint 9/14/2012
Audit of Cooperative Agreement No. 2S-97842001 9/6/2012
OIG Evaluation of EPA's Response to Erroneous Laboratory Data (OPE-FY12-0023) 8/14/2012
National Enforcement Initiatives 7/20/2012
Review of Region 6's Enforcement Actions Against Range Resources 7/17/2012
Review of Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Grant Program Project Number OA-FY12-0606 7/16/2012
Evaluation of Cherryvale, Kansas National Zinc Company site 7/12/2012
Audit of EPA Customer Service Help Desks, Hotlines, and Clearinghouses Project No. OA-FY12-0570 7/12/2012
Audit of Pre-award Activities for Multiple Award Contracts at the National Computer Center 7/12/2012
Office of Water Hotline Complaint 7/5/2012
Evaluation of EPA Enforcement Results 6/22/2012
FY 2012 Consolidated Second and Third Quarter Financial Statements Agreed-Upon Procedures 6/20/2012
New Assignment Notification: Title V Emissions Fees 6/5/2012
Audit of Region 5 Unliquidated Obligations Project No. OA-FY12-0306 6/4/2012
Hotline Complaint – Region 7 Compliance with Bid, Payment, and Performance Bond Requirements Outlined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 28 6/1/2012
Efficiency of U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board Investigation Process 5/15/2012
Audit of Superfund Remedial Action Contracts 5/10/2012
Project Notification Memorandum for OIG Evaluation of EPA’s Healthy School Environments Initiative (OPE-FY12-0004) 5/7/2012
Preliminary Research of EPA Working Capital Fund Contracts 5/4/2012
Audit New Mexico Environment Department's timekeeping practices and procedures for EPA grants 5/4/2012
Audit of Cooperative Agreement No. 2S-96099601 4/24/2012
Audit of EPA’s Fiscal 2012 Financial Statements 4/17/2012
Hotline Complaint Regarding Proposal of ASTM D7575 as an Alternate Method for Oil and Grease 3/23/2012
Review of EPA’s Management of Selected Clean Air Advisory Committees (Assignment No. OPE-FY12-0001) 3/16/2012
Office of Inspector General Project Notification 3/6/2012
Lessons Learned from Implementing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) Assignment Number OA-FY12-0360 3/5/2012
Congressional Inquiry Regarding EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System OPE-2012-2734 3/2/2012
Notification of OIG Preliminary Research 3/1/2012
Follow-up on a Framework for Developing Tribal Capacity Assignment No. OA-FY12-0333 3/1/2012
Notification Memo for Evaluation of Management Controls for Alternative Asbestos Control Method Experiments (Assignment Number OPE-FY12-0011) 2/27/2012
Audit of Superfund Remedial Action Contracts 2/24/2012
Project No. OMS-FY12-0006, Assessment of the Qualifications of Environmental Protection Agency Personnel With Significant Security Responsibilities 2/15/2012
Fiscal Year 2012 Management Challenges and Internal Control Weaknesses for the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board 2/1/2012
Audit of EPA’s Implementation of the Cross-Media Electronic Reporting Regulation (CROMERR) Project No. OMS-FY12-0004 1/30/2012
Technical Vulnerability Assessment of EPA’s Network Project No. OMS-FY12-0001 1/27/2012
Audit of EPA’s Implementation of the Cross-Media Electronic Reporting Regulation (CROMERR) Project No. OMS-FY11-0006 and OMS-FY12-0004 1/26/2012
EPA Region 10 Management Controls Over Allowing Substantial Public Funds to Construct the Spokane County Wastewater Treatment Facility 1/20/2012
Initiation of Evaluation of EPA's Efforts to Safeguard the Nation's Drinking Water Supply in the Event of Attacks and Natural Disasters Assignment No. 2012-0006 1/11/2012
Audit of Cooperative Agreement 2A-96694301 1/9/2012
Project Notification Memorandum for OIG Evaluation of EPA’s Regulatory Flexibility Act Retrospective Reviews (OPE-FY11-0024) 1/6/2012
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