Reporting FY 2012 Results
Programmatic & Financial Reports:EPA issues programmatic and financial performance reports on an annual basis.
FY 2012 Conference Spending Report: Presents information on the number, expense and purpose of conferences costing over $100,000 for the agency and information on activities the agency has taken to reduce conference spending.
FY 2012 Agency Financial Report (AFR) : Summarizes EPA’s financial results and presents its audited financial statements. Also includes EPA's FY 2012 Assurance Statement and FY 2012 Financial Statement Audit Report.
FY 2012 Annual Performance Report (APR): Presents detailed performance results, as measured against the targets established in EPA’s FY 2012 Annual Plan and Budget. This performance results information is highlighted in the section titled Overview of FY 2012 Performance in the FY 2014 Congressional Justification. The Overview of FY 2012 Performance section analyzes and provides trend data for key performance measures and summarizes FY 2012 program evaluations.
FY 2012 Financial and Program Performance Highlights : Summarize key performance and financial results from the FY 2012 AFR and FY 2012 APR in a brief, non technical, reader-friendly format. The report shows how EPA allocated its budget resources among program goals.
FY 2012 Action Plan Annual Progress Reports: Summarize the progress made towards advancing the cross-cutting fundamental strategies contained in the FY 2011-2015 Strategic Plan and the specific commitments in the FY 2012 Action Plans.
- FY 2012 Action Plan Annual Progress Report: Expanding the Conversation on Environmentalism
- FY 2012 Action Plan Annual Progress Report: Working for Environmental Justice and Children's Health
- FY 2012 Action Plan Annual Progress Report: Advancing Science, Research, and Technological Innovation
- FY 2012 Action Plan Annual Progress Report: Strengthening State, Tribal, and International Partnerships
- FY 2012 Action Plan Annual Progress Report: Strengthening EPA's Workforce and Capabilities
Ensuring Financial and Performance Accountability
EPA’s financial and performance reports satisfy legislative requirements under the:
- Government Performance and Results Act
- Federal Managers’ Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA); and
- Inspector General Act Amendments of 1988
These pieces of legislation aim to ensure proper stewardship of federal resources.
EPA’s reports also adhere to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance:
- OMB Circular A-136, Financial Reporting Requirements: to promote stronger connections between performance and budget planning;
- OMB Circular A-123, Management’s Responsibility for Internal Controls: to report annually to the President on the effectiveness of EPA’s internal controls and the adequacy of the Agency’s internal controls over financial systems and activities; and
- OMB Circular A-11, Preparation, Execution and Submission of the Budget: to prepare and submit the agency's strategic plan, annual budget, and annual performance report.