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Office of Inspector General

Report: EPA Has Not Reported to Congress on BEACH Act Progress as Statutorily Required or Fully Documented Budget Decisions

Report #18-P-0071, January 18, 2018

What Was Found

Failure to submit required reports and keep required records limits congressional, public and EPA knowledge about the impact of the agency's BEACH Act program and decisions regarding the use of taxpayer dollars.

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