OIG Eyes ‘Elevated Risks’ Of Fraud In EPA Electric School Bus Program

September 15, 2023
EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) is warning that EPA’s popular Clean School Bus (CSB) program to replace diesel buses with electric or other lower-emitting models is at risk of fraud or waste due to its sheer scale and novel funding mechanisms, combined with limited oversight, as GOP lawmakers raise objections to the program. During a Sept. 13 House Energy and Commerce Committee oversight panel hearing, Inspector General Sean O’Donnell outlined potential vulnerabilities of the program, and specifically its rebate...

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