September 30, 2004
2004 Inspector General Semiannual Report to Congress
Iam pleased to provide the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) Semiannual Report to Congress for the reporting period April 1 to September 30, 2004. This report, issued in accordance with the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, highlights our accomplishments in identifying areas of Department of Energy (Department) operations most vulnerable to waste, fraud, and mismanagement. Through our work, we strive to help improve the Department’s performance, promote economy and efficiency in its programs, and return hard dollars to the Federal Government.