Government Waste | EPA Waste | Tax dollar

Featuring over a dozen instances of flagrant waste, the Science of Splurging highlights some of the following:

$1,100,000 to pay the salaries of eight employees who were not working due to being placed on administrative leave

$3,500,000 to fund “Planning for Economic and Fiscal Health” workshops across the country

$1,500,000 annually to store out-of-date and unwanted publications at an Ohio warehouse

$700,000 to attempt to reduce methane emitted from pig flatulence in Thailand

$900,000 in salary, benefits and improper bonuses paid to an oft-absent employee who fraudulently claimed to be an agent of the Central Intelligence Agency

via Government Waste | EPA Waste | Tax dollar.

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