Saturday, December 29, 2007

$671 million and we got...what?

From The Washington Post via

DOD Contractor: Millions in Earmarks, Little of Use

Robert O'Harrow Jr. reports for The Washington Post: "The National Defense Center for Environmental Excellence opened its doors in 1991 with a $5 million earmark from a powerful lawmaker. Operating in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the privately run center has received at least $671 million worth of federal contracts and earmarks since then to research and develop pollution-abatement technology and other systems for the Defense Department."

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