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Office of Inspector General

Report: EPA Could Increase Savings and Improve Quality Through Greater Use of Performance-Based Service Contracts

Report #2003-P-00008March 31, 2003

What Was Found

EPA has made limited use of PBSC. Generally, EPA has only used PBSC to obtain commercially available services, such as janitorial and landscaping work.

Report Materials

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