EPA Reduced 2011 Budget Worries Inspector General

Law360, New York (February 2, 2010, 7:39 PM EST) -- The acting inspector general of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reportedly has warned that President Barack Obama's proposed 2011 budget for the agency — which would shrink from $10.3 billion to $10 billion — leaves in-house watchdogs without enough money to properly police spending on certain projects.

In a letter released Monday, Bill A. Roderick criticized the proposed 2011 EPA budget for leaving the agency “vulnerable to fraud, waste and abuse,” according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

That's because the budget would allow...
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