EPA Did Not Conduct Agencywide Risk Assessment of CARES Act Appropriations, Increasing Risk of Fraud, Waste, Abuse, and Mismanagement [open pdf - 825KB]
From the Document: "In response to the coronavirus pandemic--that is, the SARS-CoV-2 [severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2] virus and resultant COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] disease--the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency initiated an evaluation under Project No. OA&E-FY20-0234 [hyperlink] of the Agency's internal controls for the emergency supplemental appropriations provided to the EPA [Environmental Protection Agency] in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, known as the CARES Act. The objectives of this evaluation were to document and assess the internal controls that the EPA implemented to mitigate risks of fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement over the CARES Act appropriations."
Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Inspector General, Report No. 21 E 0128
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: https://www.epa.gov/