Group Asks GAO to Investigate Recall of Furloughed Interior Staff Workers on Oil, Gas Issues

Source: Inside Climate News

The Hill

The group Representatives for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has asked the Government Accountability Office to open an investigation into the sources of funding Interior is using to pay previously furloughed government employees to resume their work as the shutdown drags on. The request follows reports of staff involved in offshore oil and gas leasing and oil and gas permit applications. 

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