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Office of Inspector General

Notification: Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic on State and Local Air Compliance Monitoring Activities

Project #OE-FY21-0065, December 14, 2020

The OIG plans to assess how the coronavirus pandemic — that is, the SARS-CoV-2 virus and resultant COVID-19 disease — has impacted air compliance monitoring activities undertaken by EPA-delegated state and local agencies to confirm that facilities that emit air pollution are complying with the Clean Air Act and federal air regulations. 

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