DOD's $43 Million Gas Station Almost No One Can Use
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Brief Executive Summary
On behalf of Senator Rand Paul, the Senate Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight issued a weekly waste report on the funding of a compressed natural gas station in Afghanistan. The report looks at the logistical details of the program such as its $43 million price tag, its infrastructural capability, and its necessity regarding U.S. interests. The report finds that Afghanistan does not have adequate infrastructure to facilitate the consistent distribution of compressed natural gas, and also the lack of vehicles that can take this fuel which renders it unnecessary.