"In the past 10 years, the EPA Office of Inspector General has not conducted any reviews of grants awarded to colleges and universities."
EPA Inspector General | 12/17/ 2015
EPA AWARDS $542 MILLION TO COLLEGES
THAT WATCHDOGS NEVER AUDIT
By Ethan Barton | The Daily Caller | December 17, 2015
Our report was widely covered on the editorial pages of The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, and Washington Times. Coverage on television included six segments on FOX News, and a segment on Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson aired across America on broadcast news.
The Daily Caller reporter Ethan Barton continued investigating and using our EPA database, here's what he discovered:
EPA is studying the pollution of your shower and backyard grill.
EPA gave $542 million to colleges in grants - but the grants were never audited by inspectors.
EPA awarded the funds to 341 schools in more than 3,100 grants from 2009 to 2014, according a Daily Caller News Foundation analysis of more than 100,000 agency awards compiled by Open The Books.
to read yesterdays column on EPA college grants.
Over the past month, Barton investigations of EPA found:
And much, much more...
Our oversight report and findings will be the subject of House oversight committee discussions in January.