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Office of Inspector General

Report: Public Release of "Rumple Report" on Preliminary Investigation of EPA Cleanup of Amphibole Asbestos in Libby, Montana

Report #09-N-0146April 28, 2009

What Was Found

On April 21, 2009, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed a lawsuit against the Office of Inspector General (OIG) seeking the release of the “Rumple Report.”

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