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Report: Voluntary Programs Could Benefit from Internal Policy Controls and a Systematic Management Approach

Report #2007-P-00041September 25, 2007

What Was Found

EPA has no Agency-wide policies that require voluntary programs to collect comparable data or conduct regular program evaluations.

Report Materials

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