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Office of Inspector General

2009 OIG Reports

Following is a chronological listing of all reports issued by the Office of Inspector General in 2009.

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Date Title Publication Number
Dec 17, 2009 EPA Action Needed to Ensure Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Projects Meet the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Deadline of February 17, 2010 10-R-0049
Dec 16, 2009 EPA Needs to Improve Cost Controls for Equipment Used during Emergencies 10-P-0047
Dec 15, 2009 Audit of U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board's Fiscal 2009 and 2008 Financial Statements  
Dec 14, 2009 Lack of Final Guidance on Vapor Intrusion Impedes Efforts to Address Indoor Air Risks 10-P-0042
Nov 30, 2009 ENERGY STAR Program Integrity Can Be Enhanced Through Expanded Product Testing 10-P-0040
Nov 18, 2009 Fiscal Year 2009 Federal Information Security Management Act Report: Status of EPA's Computer Security Program 10-P-0030
Nov 16, 2009 Audit of EPA's Fiscal 2009 and 2008 (Restated) Consolidated Financial Statements 10-1-0029
Nov 16, 2009 Improved Security Planning Needed for the Customer Technology Solutions Project 10-P-0028
Nov 10, 2009 EPA Needs to Comply with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and Improve Its Oversight of Exported Never-Registered Pesticides 10-P-0026
Nov 10, 2009 Congressionally Requested Inquiry into EPA's Response to a Report of a Leaking Well in North Carolina and the National Response Center Hotline 10-P-0027
Nov 02, 2009 Response to EPA Administrator's Request for Investigation into Allegations of a Cover-up in the Risk Assessment for the Coal Ash Rulemaking 10-N-0019
Oct 29, 2009 EPA Recovery Act Recipient Reporting and Data Review Process 10-R-0020
Oct 28, 2009 Compendium of Unimplemented Recommendations as of September 30, 2009 10-N-0018
Oct 27, 2009 EPA Needs to Improve Continuity of Operations Planning 10-P-0017
Oct 27, 2009 Costs Claimed Under EPA Grant XP9468195 Awarded to the City of Flowood, Mississippi 10-4-0013
Oct 26, 2009 EPA Needs a Better Strategy to Identify Violations of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act 10-P-0009
Oct 14, 2009 EPA Oversight and Policy for High Priority Violations of Clean Air Act Need Improvement 10-P-0007
Oct 13, 2009 Costs Claimed Under EPA Grant XP97424901 Awarded to West Rankin Utility Authority, Flowood, Mississippi 10-4-0003
Oct 7, 2009 Review of Hotline Complaint on Employee Granted Full-Time Work-at-Home Privilege 10-P-0002
Oct 5, 2009 Internal Control Weaknesses under EPA Grant Nos. I004802070 and BG96483308, Awarded to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee, North Carolina 10-4-0001
Sept 24, 2009 Agreed-Upon Procedures on EPA's Fiscal Year 2009 Third Quarter Financial Statements 09-P-0247
Sept 23, 2009 Independent Sampling Generally Confirms EPA’s Data at the Jones Sanitation Superfund Site in New York 09-P-0243
Sept 23, 2009 Contractor Invoice Internal Controls Need Improvement 09-P-0242
Sept 22, 2009 EPA Has Improved Efforts to Reduce Unliquidated Obligations in Superfund Cooperative Agreements, But a Uniform Policy Is Needed 09-P-0241
Sept 21, 2009 Project Delays Prevent EPA from Implementing an Agency-wide Information Security Vulnerability Management Program 09-P-0240
Sept 16, 2009 EPA Needs an Oversight Program for Protocol Gases 09-P-0235
Sept 15, 2009 EPA Did Not Properly Account for All Property for Implementing Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 09-P-0233
Sept 15, 2009 EPA's Office of Research and Development Could Better Use the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act to Improve Operations 09-P-0232
Sept 14, 2009 EPA Needs a Cohesive Plan to Clean Up the Great Lakes Areas of Concern 09-P-0231
Sept 09, 2009 EPA Should Stop Providing Estimates of Total Labor Hours to Contractors 09-P-0229
Aug 31, 2009 Results of Technical Network Vulnerability Assessment: EPA's Research Triangle Park Finance Center 09-P-0227
Aug 31, 2009 ECHO Data Quality Audit - Phase I Results: The Integrated Compliance Information System Needs Security Controls to Protect Significant Non-Compliance Data 09-P-0226
Aug 26, 2009 EPA Needs to Accelerate Adoption of Numeric Nutrient Water Quality Standards 09-P-0223
Aug 25, 2009 Office of Inspector General Access to Agency Information and Personnel 09-P-0222
Aug 19, 2009 EPA Should Revise its Grant Accural Methodology to Address Impact of Recovery Act Funds 09-X-0217
Aug 11, 2009 EPA's Human Resources Management System Did Not Deliver Anticipated Efficiencies to the Shared Service Centers 09-P-0206
Aug 06, 2009 EPA Should Use FMFIA to Improve Programmatic Operations 09-P-0203
July 30, 2009 Agreed-Upon Procedures on EPA's Fiscal Year 2009 Second Quarter Financial Statements 09-2-0200
July 20, 2009 EPA Should Delay Deploying Its New Acquisition System until Testing Is Completed 09-P-0197
July 14, 2009 Assistance Agreement and Contract Recipients with Open Audit Recommendations May Affect Recovery Act Activities 09-X-0196
July 14, 2009 Quality Control Review of Leland O’Neal, CPA, Single Audit for Town of Worthington, West Virginia, for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2004 09-2-0195
June 30, 2009 Results of Technical Network Vulnerability Assessment: EPA's 1310 L Street Building 09-P-0189
June 30, 2009 Results of Technical Network Vulnerability Assessment: EPA's Potomac Yard Buildings 09-P-0188
June 30, 2009 Results of Technical Network Vulnerability Assessment: Region 8 09-P-0187
June 30, 2009 Results of Technical Network Vulnerability Assessment: EPA's National Computer Center 09-P-0186
June 30, 2009 Results of Technical Network Vulnerability Assessment: EPA's Great Lakes National Program Office 09-P-0185
June 30, 2009 Steps Taken But More Work Needed to Strengthen Governance, Increase Utilization, and Improve Security Planning for the Exchange Network 09-P-0184
June 24, 2009 Regional Public Liaison Program Needs Greater Focus on Results and Customer Awareness 09-P-0176
June 23, 2009 Fiscal Year 2008 and 2007 Financial Statements for the Pesticides Reregistration and Expedited Processing Fund 09-1-0172
June 8, 2009 Contaminated Soil Waste Repository at East Mission Flats, Idaho 09-P-0162
June 8, 2009 Agreed-Upon Procedures on EPA's Fiscal Year 2009 First Quarter Financial Statements 09-2-0161
May 27, 2009 Results of Hotline Complaint Review of EPA's Antimicrobial Testing Program 09-P-0152
May 12, 2009 EPA Does Not Provide Oversight of Radon Testing Accuracy and Reliability 09-P-0151
May 01, 2009 EPA's Unliquidated Obligations for Grants 09-N-0150
Apr 30, 2009 Congressionally Requested Report on Comments Related to Effects of Jurisdictional Uncertainty on Clean Water Act Implementation 09-N-0149
Apr 30, 2009 Compendium of Unimplemented Recommendations as of March 31, 2009 09-N-0148
Apr 29, 2009 EPA Can Improve Its Process for Establishing Peer Review Panels 09-N-0147
Apr 28, 2009 Public Release of "Rumple Report" on Preliminary Investigation of EPA Cleanup of Amphibole Asbestos in Libby, Montana 09-N-0146
Apr 27, 2009 Recommendation to Strengthen Management Integrity Processes Affecting Recovery Act Activities 09-X-0145
Apr 27, 2009 EPA Needs to Improve Internal Controls to Increase Cost Recovery 09-P-0144
Apr 09, 2009 Open Audit Recommendations Affecting Recovery Act Activities 09-X-0136
Mar 31, 2009 EPA Office of Inspector General Recommendations on Office of Management and Budget Guidance for Recovery Act Implementation 09-P-0132
Mar 31, 2009 Results of Hotline Complaint Review for California Superfund Site 09-P-0131
Mar 30, 2009 EPA Region 8 Needs to Better Manage the Risk Management Program for Airborne Chemical Releases 09-P-0130
Mar 30, 2009 EPA Can Improve Managing of Working Capital Fund Overhead Costs 09-P-0129
Mar 25, 2009 Lack of Project Plan Resulted in Transition and Contractor Performance Problems for the Institutional Controls Tracking System 09-P-0128
Mar 25, 2009 EPA Has Improved Its Response to Freedom of Information Act Requests But Further Improvement Is Needed 09-P-0127
Mar 23, 2009 EPA Needs to Improve Its Efforts to Reduce Air Emissions at U.S. Ports 09-P-0125
Mar 18, 2009 Improved Management of Superfund Special Accounts Will Make More Funds Available for Clean-ups 09-P-0119
Mar 04, 2009 Results of Independent Groundwater Sampling at Neal's Dump Superfund Site 09-P-0110
Mar 03, 2009 Fiscal Year 2008 and 2007 Financial Statements for the Pesticide Registration Fund 09-1-0107
Feb 23, 2009 Results of Technical Network Vulnerability Assessment: EPA Headquarters 09-P-0097
Feb 10, 2009 EPA Can Improve Its Implementation of the Risk Management Program for Airborne Chemical Releases 09-P-0092
Feb 02, 2009 EPA Needs a Comprehensive Research Plan and Policies to Fulfill its Emerging Climate Change Role 09-P-0089
Jan 28, 2009 Measuring and Reporting Performance Results for the Pollution Prevention Program Need Improvement 09-P-0088
Jan 27, 2009 EPA Plans for Managing Counter Terrorism/ Emergency Response Equipment and Protecting Critical Assets Not Fully Implemented 09-P-0087
Jan 26, 2009 EPA Should Strengthen Internal Controls over Interagency Agreement Unliquidated Obligations 09-P-0086
Jan 21, 2009 EPA Region 10 Took Adequate Corrective Actions for Alaska Village Safe Water Program 09-P-0085
Jan 21, 2009 Annual Superfund Report to Congress for Fiscal Year 2008 EPA-350-R-09-001
Jan 16, 2009 No Violations Found Regarding Removal of Comments from an External Peer Review 09-P-0084
Jan 14, 2009 Congressionally Requested Report on EPA Staffing Levels and Total Costs for EPA Facilities 09-P-0080
Jan 13, 2009 Office of Inspector General Access Survey Results 09-P-0079
Jan 12, 2009  Costs Claimed under EPA Grant XP98011401 Awarded to the City of Rupert, Idaho 09-2-0078

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