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2010 OIG Reports

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Following is a chronological listing of all reports issued by the Office of Inspector General in 2010.

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Date Title Publication Number
Dec 20, 2010

EPA Should Improve Its Oversight of Long-Term Monitoring at Wheeling Disposal Superfund Site in Missouri

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11-P-0034
Dec 20, 2010 EPA Needs to Strengthen Internal Controls for Determining Workforce Levels 11-P-0031
Dec 15, 2010

EPA Needs to Assure Effectiveness of Antimicrobial Pesticide Products

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11-P-0029
Nov 30, 2010 Semiannual Report to Congress, April 1- September 30, 2010 EPA-350-R 10-005
Nov 29, 2010

Improvements Needed in EPA's Efforts to Replace Its Core Financial System

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11-P-0019
Nov 22, 2010 Leaking Underground Storage Tank Recovery Act Grants Contained Requirements but Priority Lists Need More Oversight 11-R-0018
Nov 22, 2010 Fiscal Year 2011 Annual Plan  
Nov 16, 2010 Fiscal Year 2010 Federal Information Security Management Report Status of EPA's Security Program 11-P-0017
Nov 16, 2010

EPA’s Terms and Conditions as Well as Process to Award Recovery Act Interagency Agreements Need Improvement

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11-R-0016
Nov 15, 2010

Audit of EPA’s Fiscal 2010 and 2009 Consolidated Financial Statements

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11-1-0015
Nov 9, 2010 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Inspection of Sewer Pump Station Rehabilitation and Improvements, Town of Ball, Louisiana 11-R-0014
Nov 8, 2010 Examination of Costs Claimed Under EPA Cooperative Agreement X83275501 Awarded to The Montana Physical Sciences Foundation 11-4-0013
Oct 28, 2010

ENERGY STAR Label Needs to Assure Superior Energy Conservation Performance

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11-P-0010
Oct 26, 2010 Compendium of Unimplemented Recommendations as of September 30, 2010 11-N-0006
Oct 25, 2010

EPA’s Contracts and Grants Workforce May Face Future Workload Issues

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11-R-0005
Oct 13, 2010

Website for Coal Combustion Products Partnership Conflicts with Agency Policies

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11-P-0002
Oct 13, 2010 EPA Lacks Internal Controls to Prevent Misuse of Emergency Drinking Water Facilities 11-P-0001
Sept 30, 2010 Costs Claimed by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Under EPA Interagency Agreement DW 75-95754001 10-4-0241
Sept 30, 2010 Agreed-Upon Procedures on EPA’s Fiscal Year 2010 Third Quarter Financial Statements 10-2-0240
Sept 27, 2010 EPA Effectively Reviewed Recovery Act Recipient Data but Opportunities for Improvement Exist 10-R-0234
Sept 22, 2010

ECHO Data Quality Audit - Phase 2 Results: EPA Could Achieve Data Quality Rate With Additional Improvements

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10-P-0230
Sept 21, 2010

EPA Should Improve Oversight of Long-Term Monitoring at PAB Oil and Chemical Services, Inc., Superfund Site in Louisiana

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10-P-0229
Sept 14, 2010

EPA Should Revise Outdated or Inconsistent EPA-State Clean Water Act Memoranda of Agreement

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10-P-0224
Sept 8, 2010 Independent Ground Water Sampling Generally Confirms EPA's Data at Wheeler Pit Superfund Site in Wisconsin 10-P-0218
Sept 8, 2010

EPA Should Improve Oversight of Long-term Monitoring at Bruin Lagoon Superfund Site in Pennsylvania

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10-P-0217
Sept 7, 2010

Results of Technical Network Vulnerability Assessment: EPA's Region 4

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10-P-0213
Sept 7, 2010

Results of Technical Network Vulnerability Assessment: EPA's Ronald Reagan Building

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10-P-0212
Sept 7, 2010

Results of Technical Network Vulnerability Assessment: EPA's Erlanger Building

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10-P-0211
Sept 7, 2010

Results of Technical Network Vulnerability Assessments: EPA's Andrew W. Breidenbach Environmental Research Center

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10-P-0210
Aug 23, 2010 EPA Needs to Improve Management Practices to Ensure a Successful Customer Technology Solutions Project 10-P-0194
Aug 9, 2010

EPA’s Revised Hiring Process Needs Additional Improvements

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10-P-0177
Aug 4, 2010

EPA’s Office of Research and Development Performance Measures Need Improvement

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10-P-0176
Aug 2, 2010 Response to Congressional Request on Signage Requirements for Projects Funded by the Recovery Act 10-X-0175
Aug 2, 2010 Evaluation of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board's Compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (Fiscal Year 2009) 10-P-0174
July 19, 2010 Agreed-Upon Procedures on EPA's Fiscal Year 2010 Second Quarter Financial Statements 10-2-0166
July 15, 2010 Review of Hotline Complaint 2010-282 10-P-0165
June 28, 2010 Steps Needed to Prevent Prior Control Weaknesses From Affecting New Acquisition System 10-P-0160
June 23, 2010 Key Activities in EPA's Integrated Urban Air Toxics Strategy Remain Unimplemented 10-P-0154
June 22, 2010 EPA Submitted Accurate and Timely Recovery Act Financial Reports 10-R-0151
June 21, 2010 Response to Congressional Inquiry Concerning EPA's Conduct Related to Draft/Proposed Legislative Amendments 10-N-0148
June 16, 2010 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Inspection of the High-Rate Water Treatment Facility, City of Newark, Ohio 10-R-0147
June 15, 2010 Improvements Needed in Key EPA Information System Security Practices 10-P-0146
June 14, 2010 Investigation of Allegations Concerning Environmental Justice Issues in EPA Region 4 10-N-0145
June 14, 2010 Improved Data Integrity Needed for the Integrated Contracts Management System 10-P-0144
June 8, 2010 National Environmental Policy and Quadrennial Review Needed 10-P-0140
June 2, 2010 EPA Should Improve Its Oversight of Federal Agency Superfund Reviews 10-P-0133
May 26, 2010 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Inspection of the Ultraviolet Treatment and Chlorine Disinfection Facility Project, City of Bremerton, Washington 10-R-0132
May 19, 2010 Agreed-Upon Procedures on EPA's Fiscal Year 2010 First Quarter Financial Statements 10-2-0131
May 17, 2010 EPA Activities Provide Limited Assurance of the Extent of Contamination and Risk at a North Carolina Hazardous Waste Site 10-P-0130
Apr 28, 2010 Compendium of Unimplemented Recommendations as of March 31, 2010 10-N-0114
Apr 26, 2010 EPA Should Improve Its Contractor Performance Evaluation Process for Contractors Receiving Recovery Act Funds 10-R-0113
Apr 26, 2010 Results of Hotline Complaint Review of EPA Region 9 Hiring under the Federal Career Intern Program 10-P-0112
Apr 20, 2010 EPA's BioWatch Role Reduced 10-P-0106
Apr 19, 2010 Office of Inspector General Scientific Analysis of Perchlorate 10-P-0101
Apr 14, 2010 Region 6 Needs to Improve Oversight Practices 10-P-0100
Apr 5, 2010 Need Continues for a Strategic Plan to Protect Children's Health 10-P-0095
Mar 31, 2010 EPA Should Continue Efforts to Reduce Federal Advances and Federal Special Accounts 10-P-0093
Mar 30, 2010 Fiscal Year 2009 and 2008 Financial Statements for the Pesticide Registration Fund 10-1-0088
Mar 30, 2010 Fiscal Year 2009 and 2008 Financial Statements for the Pesticides Reregistration and Expedited Processing Fund 10-1-0087
Mar 29, 2010 Examination of Costs Claimed under EPA Grant XP98069201 Awarded to the City of Blackfoot, Idaho 10-4-0086
Mar 23, 2010 EPA Maximized Competition for Recovery Act Grants under the National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program 10-R-0082
Mar 22, 2010 EPA Needs Procedures to Address Delayed Earmark Projects 10-P-0081
Mar 17, 2010 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Inspection of Water Main Extension Project, Manchester Water Works, Manchester, New Hampshire 10-R-0080
Mar 10, 2010 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Site Inspection of the Water Distribution System, Village of Buckeye Lake, Ohio 10-R-0079
Mar 9, 2010 EPA Travel Program Lacks Necessary Controls 10-P-0078
Mar 9, 2010 EPA Needs to Improve Its Recording and Reporting of Fines and Penalties 10-P-0077
Mar 8, 2010 EPA Does Not Always Receive Adjustment Vouchers from Contractors 10-P-0075
Feb 24, 2010 Plans to Migrate Data to the New EPA Acquisition System Need Improvement 10-P-0071
Feb 17, 2010 Incurred Cost Audit of Three EPA Cooperative Agreements Awarded to National Tribal Environmental Council, Inc. 10-4-0067
Feb 17, 2010 EPA Needs a Coordinated Plan to Oversee Its Toxic Substances Control Act Responsibilities 10-P-0066
Feb 16, 2010 EPA Can Improve Its Preparation and Use of Independent Government Cost Estimates for Superfund Contracts 10-P-0065
Feb 3, 2010 EPA Needs to Improve Physical Security at Its Offices in Las Vegas, Nevada 10-P-0059
Feb 2, 2010 Self-reported Data Unreliable for Assessing EPA's Computer Security Program 10-P-0058
Feb 1, 2010 EPA Needs Definitive Guidance for Recovery Act and Future Green Reserve Projects 10-R-0057
Jan 27, 2010 Changes in Conditions at Wildcat Landfill Superfund Site in Delaware Call for Increased EPA Oversight 10-P-0055
Jan 6, 2010 Examination of Costs Claimed under EPA Grant X96906001 Awarded to Walker Lake Working Group,Hawthorne, Nevada 10-2-0054

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