Oct 20, 2016
Office of Inspector General issues ‘management alert’ to spur preventative actions now
WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued a finding that the agency had the authority and sufficient information to issue an emergency order to protect Flint, Mich., residents from lead-contaminated water as early as June 2015. The EPA did not issue the emergency order until seven months later, on January 21, 2016.You may need Adobe Reader to view files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- OIG News Release (PDF)(2 pp, 231 K)