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Report Lists Environmental Progress

Release Date: 11/18/2008
Contact Information: Enesta Jones, (202) 564-4355 /

(11/18/08) A new report has been released that describes EPA’s environmental and financial progress over the past year. The Performance and Accountability report highlights the agency’s efforts to dramatically reduce air pollution, improve water quality, make significant strides in cleaning up Superfund sites, increase health and environmental safety through pesticide and chemical evaluation, and avoid pollution through strong enforcement actions in fiscal year 2008.

The report was delivered to President Bush and Congress on Nov. 17, meeting the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act and other management-related statutes. The 1993 GPRA requires federal agencies to report to Congress annually on the results of their activities during the fiscal year.

The 2008 Performance and Accountability Report: