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Office of Inspector General

Report: EPA Should Timely Deobligate Unneeded Contract, Purchase and Miscellaneous Funds

Report #16-P-0135, April 11, 2016

What Was Found

When the EPA does not deobligate unliquidated obligations timely, the funds cannot be used for other EPA environmental activities that would benefit human health and the environment.

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