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Office of Inspector General

Report: EPA’s Management of Interim Status Permitting Needs Improvement to Ensure Continued Progress

Report #2007-P-00005December 4, 2006

What Was Found

Interim status is a temporary designation, but some units have existed for as many as 25 years without formal issuance or denial of a permit, or other regulatory controls.

Report Materials​​

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