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Office of Inspector General

Report: EPA Has Developed Guidance for Disaster Debris but Has Limited Knowledge of State Preparedness

Report #16-P-0219, June 29, 2016

What Was Found

The EPA can reduce the risk of future unsafe debris disposal practices by improving its understanding and awareness of the quality and completeness of state disaster debris management plans.

Report Materials​​

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