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Report: EPA Paid $14.5 Million to Foreign Fellows that Could Have Funded Research by U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents

Report #18-P-0288, September 26, 2018

What Was Found

We found that 64 percent of EPA fellowships awarded to NAS were to foreign nationals.

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Podcast: Report Overview with Beto Ibarra

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