GAO sees ‘optimism’ over OIG-OHS standoff

December 2, 2019
A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) finds “optimism” at EPA that a recent order redefining the duties of the Office of Homeland Security (OHS) and Office of Inspector General (OIG) will help resolve the long-standing conflict over the OIG’s access to OHS staff and data in its investigations. GAO’s Dec. 2 report , Environmental Protection Agency: Recent Policy Could Improve Working Relations between EPA’s Office of Inspector General and Office of Homeland Security, says that while...

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