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Office of Inspector General

Report: EPA Needs to Provide Leadership and Better Guidance to Improve Fish Advisory Risk Communications

Report #17-P-0174, April 12, 2017

What Was Found

Without EPA guidance and assistance, subsistence fishers, including tribes, will continue to consume unhealthy amounts of contaminated fish.

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