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Office of Inspector General

Report: EPA Needs to Further Improve How It Manages Its Oil Pollution Prevention Program

Report #12-P-0253February 6, 2012

What We Found

Although EPA has taken steps to improve its program to prevent oil spills from known facilities to waters of the United States, the Agency remains largely unaware of the identity and compliance status of the vast majority of CWA Section 311 regulated facilities.

Report Materials​​

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