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Top Pandemic-Related Challenges Facing the EPA

June 17, 2020

The OIG has identified some initial challenges to the EPA's ability to achieve its mission, as well as to the EPA's internal operations related to COVID-19 emergency relief and response efforts. Thirty-six other Inspectors Generals have also reported on the top pandemic-related challenges in their agencies, as released by CIGIE's Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC).

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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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