Report #17-P-0004, Oct 20, 2016
What Was Found
This report is an EPA OIG Management Alert. To avoid future public health harm through drinking water contamination, the EPA needs to clarify for its employees how its emergency authority can and should be used to intervene in a public health threat.
Update: Our final report from this audit was released on July 19, 2018.
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- Report at a Glance (PDF)(1 pg, 180 K)
- Full Report (PDF)(16 pp, 938 K)
- EPA Response to Report (PDF)(3 pp, 586 K)
- IG Comment on EPA Response (PDF)(1 pg, 233 K)