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Office of Inspector General

Key Management Challenges for EPA and CSB

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The Office of Inspector General is an independent organization that performs audits and investigations of the EPA and its contractors to detect and prevent fraud, waste and abuse. Learn more

EPA Key Management Challenges


The Office of Inspector General annually identifies top management challenges for the EPA.

Date Report Title
May 18, 2017 FY 2017: Key Management Challenges
June 16, 2016 FY 2016: Key Management Challenges
May 28, 2015 FY 2015: Key Management Challenges
PODCAST: Overview with Erin Barnes-Weaver
May 28, 2014 FY 2014: Key Management Challenges
PODCAST: Overview with Deputy Inspector General Chuck Sheehan 
July 1, 2013 FY 2013: Key Management Challenges 
June 5, 2012 FY 2012: Key Management Challenges
June 29, 2011 FY 2011: Key Management Challenges
May 11, 2010 FY 2010: Key Management Challenges
Apr 28, 2009 FY 2009: Key Management Challenges
July 2, 2008 FY 2008: Key Management Challenges
Apr 19, 2007 FY 2007: Key Management Challenges
Apr 21, 2006 FY 2006: Key Management Challenges
Apr 25, 2005 FY 2005: Key Management Challenges
Apr 21, 2004 FY 2004: Key Management Challenges
May 22, 2003 FY 2003: Key Management Challenges
Sept 6, 2002 FY 2002: Key Management Challenges
Dec 17, 2001 FY 2001: Key Management Challenges

CSB Key Management Challenges


The Office of Inspector General annually identifies top management challenges for the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB). 

Date Report Title
June 4, 2018 FY2018 U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board Management Challenges
July 27, 2018 FY 2017 U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board Management Challenge
June 29, 2016 FY 2016: U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board Management Challenges
Oct 22, 2015 FY 2015: U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board Management Challenges
June 9, 2014 FY 2014: Key Management Challenges Confronting the CSB
Feb 1, 2012 FY 2012: Key Management Challenges and Internal Control Weaknesses for the CSB

OIG Independence of EPA

The EPA's Office of Inspector General is a part of the 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.

Environmental Protection Agency  |  Office of Inspector General
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. (2410T)  |  Washington, DC 20460  |  (202) 566-2391
OIG Hotline: 1-888-546-8740.