EPA's Office of Inspector General
- Report with Podcast and Video: Drinking Water Contamination in Flint, Michigan, Demonstrates a Need to Clarify EPA Authority to Issue Emergency Orders to Protect the Public
- Report: EPA's Purchase Order Process Needs to Improve and Achieve Better Value
- Notification: EPA's Water Sense Program at 10 Years
- Notification: Audit of EPA Region 2's Oversight of Puerto Rico Assistance Agreements
- Report and Podcast: Enhanced Controls Needed to Prevent Further Abuse of Religious Compensatory Time
What is the EPA OIG?
- We are an independent office within EPA that helps the agency protect the environment in a more efficient and cost effective manner.
- We perform audits, evaluations, and investigations of EPA and its contractors, to promote economy and efficiency, and to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse.
- We strive to provide solutions to problems that ultimately result in making America a cleaner and healthier place.
OIG Independence of EPA
The EPA's Office of Inspector General is a part of EPA, although Congress provides our funding separate from the agency, to ensure our independence. We were created pursuant to the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended Exit.
- File an OIG Hotline Complaint
- Subscribe to the OIG
- Contact the OIG
- FOIA Requests
- OIG on Twitter