grants http://news.stlpublicradio.org en McCaskill Questions Energy Department's Ability To Oversee Grants http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-questions-energy-departments-ability-oversee-grants <p>A U.S. Senate committee led by Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill is looking into grants made by the federal Department of Energy. &nbsp;McCaskill says she has concerns about the agency's ability to oversee grants after recent reports that a grant intended for the manufacture of electric car batteries was used by a Michigan company to pay idle workers.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:31:41 +0000 The Associated Press 10076 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill Questions Energy Department's Ability To Oversee Grants