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Office of Inspector General

Semiannual Reports to Congress

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This congressionally required report summarizes the areas we reviewed over six month periods, the progress that the EPA has made, and our recommendations to help the agency improve.

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Date Report Periods Publication Number
May 2018 Oct 1, 2017 - Mar 31, 2018 EPA-350-R-18-001
Nov 2017 Apr 1, 2017 - Sept 30, 2017 EPA-350-R-17-002
May 2017 Oct 1, 2016 - Mar 31, 2017 EPA-350-R-17-001
Nov 2016 Apr 1, 2016 - Sept 30, 2016 EPA-350-R-16-002
May 2016 Oct 1, 2015 - Mar 31, 2016 EPA-350-R-16-001
Nov 2015 Apr 1, 2015 - Sept 30, 2015 EPA-350-R-15-002
May 2015 Oct 1, 2014 - Mar 31, 2015  EPA-350-R-15-001
Nov 2014 Apr 1, 2014 - Sept 30, 2014 EPA-350-R-14-002
May 2014 Oct 1, 2013 - Mar 31, 2014 EPA-350-R-14-001
Sept 2013 Apr 1, 2013 - Sept 30, 2013 EPA-350-R-13-003
May 2013 Oct 1, 2012 - Mar 31, 2013 EPA-350-R-13-001
Nov 2012 Apr 1, 2012 - Sept 30, 2012 EPA‐350‐R‐12‐003
May 2012 Oct 1, 2011 - Mar 31, 2012 EPA-350-R-12-002
Nov 2011 Apr 1, 2011 - Sept 30, 2011 EPA-350-R-11-036
May 2011 Oct 1, 2010 - Mar 31, 2011 EPA-350-R-11-005
Nov 2010 Apr 1, 2010 - Sept 30, 2010 EPA-350-R-10-005
May 2010 Oct 1, 2009 - Mar 31, 2010 EPA-350-R-10-004
Sept 2009 Apr 1, 2009 - Sept 30, 2009 EPA-350-R-09-036
May 2009 Oct 1, 2008 - Mar 31, 2009 EPA-350-R-09-003
Nov 2008 Apr 1, 2008 - Sept 30, 2008 EPA-350-R-08-004
May 2008 Oct 1, 2007 - Mar 31, 2008 EPA-350-R-08-003
Nov 2007 Apr 1, 2007 - Sept 30, 2007 EPA-350-R-07-003
May 2007 Oct 1, 2006 - Mar 31, 2007 EPA-350-R-07-002
Oct 2006 Apr 1, 2006 - Sept 30, 2006 EPA-350-R-06-005
Apr 2006 Oct 1, 2005 - Mar 31, 2006 EPA-350-R-06-004
Dec 2005 Apr 1, 2005 - Sept 30, 2005 EPA-350-R-05-003
Apr 2005 Oct 1, 2004 - Mar 31, 2005 EPA-350-R-05-002
Nov 2004 Apr 1, 2004 - Sept 30, 2004 EPA-350-R-04-005
May 2004 Oct 1, 2003 - Mar 31, 2004 EPA-350-K-04-001
Nov 2003 Apr 1, 2003 - Sept 30, 2003 EPA-350-K-03-002
May 2003 Oct 1, 2002 - Mar 31, 2003 EPA-350-K-03-001
Nov 2002 Apr 1, 2002 - Sept 30, 2002  
May 2002 Oct 1, 2001 - Mar 31, 2002 EPA-350-k-01-002
Nov 2001 April 1, 2001 - Sept 30, 2001 EPA-350-K-01-002
May 2001 Oct 1, 2000 - Mar 31, 2001 EPA-350-K-01-001
Nov 2000 Apr 1, 2000 - Sept 30, 2000  
May 2000 Oct 1, 1999 - Mar 31, 2000 EPA-350-K-00-001
Nov 1999 Apr 1, 1999 - Sept 30, 1999  
May 1999 Oct 1, 1998 - Mar 31, 1999 EPA-350-K-99-001
Nov 1998 Apr 1, 1998 - Sept 30, 1998 EPA-350-R-98-004
May 1998 Oct 1, 1997 - Mar 31, 1998 EPA-350-R-98-001

Compendium of Unimplemented Recommendations

This Compendium was issued every six months in conjunction with the Semiannual Report to Congress. The Compendium fulfilled the requirement of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, to identify reports containing significant recommendations described in previous Semiannual Reports to Congress on which corrective actions had not been completed.

Date Compendium Period Publication Number
Oct 31, 2014 Apr 1, 2014 - Sept 30, 2014 15-N-0008
Apr 30, 2014 Oct 1, 2013 - Mar 31, 2014 14-N-0242
Nov 15, 2013 Apr 1, 2013 - Sept 30, 2013 14-N-0016
Apr 30, 2013 Oct 1, 2012 - Mar 31, 2013 13-N-0227
Oct 31, 2012 Apr 1, 2012 - Sept 30, 2012 13-N-0035
Apr 30, 2012 Oct 1, 2011 - Mar 31, 2012 12-N-0434
Oct 31, 2011 Apr 1, 2011 - Sept 30, 2011 12-N-0034
Apr 29, 2011 Oct 1, 2010 - Mar 31, 2011 11-N-0212
Oct 26, 2010 Apr 1, 2010 - Sept 30, 2010 11-N-0006
Apr 28, 2010 Oct 1, 2009 - Mar 31, 2010 10-N-0114
Oct 28, 2009 Apr 1, 2009 - Sept 30, 2009 10-N-0018
Apr 30, 2009 Oct 1, 2008 - Mar 31, 2009 09-N-0148
Oct 31, 2008 Apr 1, 2008 - Sept 30, 2008 09-P-0014

OIG Independence of EPA

The EPA's Office of Inspector General is a part of the EPA, although Congress provides our funding separate from the agency, to ensure our independence. We were created pursuant to the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended Exit.

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