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EPA Must Tighten Oversight of Grants, Agency Watchdog Warns (1)

Aug. 15, 2022, 3:47 PMUpdated: Aug. 15, 2022, 7:29 PM

The EPA should implement tighter controls over its grant-making process to help it manage the $55 billion it got in the bipartisan infrastructure package, the agency’s internal watchdog said in a Monday report.

The new report largely summarizes findings the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General has made before, but are especially timely considering the agency is also due to get billions of dollars in grant funding from the climate and tax bill (H.R. 5376) now heading to President Joe Biden’s desk.

Some of the specific acts the inspector general called for include boosting the number ...