Department of Energy

U.S. Senate
9:31 am
Mon March 11, 2013

McCaskill Questions Energy Department's Ability To Oversee Grants

Credit (via Senator McCaskill's Flickr)

A U.S. Senate committee led by Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill is looking into grants made by the federal Department of Energy.  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.

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