Contracts:

Status of EPA's Contract Management Improvement Program

RCED-87-68FS: Published: Jan 12, 1987. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 1987.

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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) whether the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established the proper controls to ensure high-quality, cost-efficient and timely contract work; and (2) EPA efforts to improve contract management.

GAO found that EPA has: (1) increased its resources for contract management and generally strengthened requirements, training, and certification of contracting officers; (2) strengthened its project officer system, but project officer training is still in process; (3) provided additional technical guidance and assessments by issuing instructions and policy statements on contract award and administration; and (4) identified active contracts that have several deficiencies in post-award contract administration, such as improper file documentation.

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    GAO'S 2015 High-Risk Series:

    An Update
    GAO-15-371T: Published: Feb 11, 2015. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 2015.
  • government icon, source: Eyewire

    GAO's 2015 High-Risk Series:

    An Update
    GAO-15-373T: Published: Feb 11, 2015. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 2015.
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    High-Risk Series:

    An Update
    GAO-15-290: Published: Feb 11, 2015. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 2015.

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