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    Obama’s EPA Spent $1.5 Million So Employees Could Hurt Air Quality Driving to Work

    The EPA spent $840,000 subsidizing parking spaces and another $690,000 on empty spaces, the agency’s inspector general found. Meanwhile, federal law has sought to discourage employees from driving to work without carpooling over the last 30 years and agencies have promoted using public transportation and telework, which improves air quality.

    One executive order “touts federal air quality goals” and “the EPA was using valuable resources to subsidize employee parking when the funds could be put to better use in mission-critical programs,” the report said.

    Inspector general spokeswoman Tia Elbaum added in a podcast: “Obviously, the EPA has an expert interest in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. That comes into play here.”

    The General Services Administration “cited greenhouse gas emissions as a justification for eliminating its own free parking program for employees back in 2013,” Cathy Allen, an auditor with the inspector general, said in the podcast. “GSA wanted to encourage the use of public transportation and mobile work arrangements in order to reduce traffic congestion and its own carbon footprint.”


    Obama’s EPA Spent $1.5 Million So Employees Could Hurt Air Quality Driving to Work
    We’re tempted to suggest a conspiracy here — but it’s just liberals agreeing yet again that conservatives have hidden, evil motives, because modern liberals simply can’t conceive of any other reason to disagree with the liberal consensus.

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    The EPA spent $840,000 subsidizing parking spaces and another $690,000 on empty spaces, the agency’s inspector general found. Meanwhile, federal law has sought to discourage employees from driving to work without carpooling over the last 30 years and agencies have promoted using public transportation and telework, which improves air quality.

    One executive order “touts federal air quality goals” and “the EPA was using valuable resources to subsidize employee parking when the funds could be put to better use in mission-critical programs,” the report said.

    Inspector general spokeswoman Tia Elbaum added in a podcast: “Obviously, the EPA has an expert interest in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. That comes into play here.”

    The General Services Administration “cited greenhouse gas emissions as a justification for eliminating its own free parking program for employees back in 2013,” Cathy Allen, an auditor with the inspector general, said in the podcast. “GSA wanted to encourage the use of public transportation and mobile work arrangements in order to reduce traffic congestion and its own carbon footprint.”


    Obama’s EPA Spent $1.5 Million So Employees Could Hurt Air Quality Driving to Work
    I am not surprised by this. Obama hates America. But, isn’t it so ironic that he became the most powerful man in America, and the world. Go figure. Actually, it is not ironic. It was calculated, and happened because of an agenda of a few. Wake up America.
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