OIG Says EPA Slow To Spend Infrastructure Funds, Denting FY24 Request

March 24, 2023
EPA’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is warning that the agency has only obligated and expended 1 percent of the $60 billion Congress appropriated in the bipartisan infrastructure law, bolstering Republican charges that it should not receive requested budget increases in fiscal year 2024 given its inability to spend the infrastructure funds. In a March 23 report , the OIG noted that Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) appropriates over $60 billion to EPA for FY22-26. But citing data...

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