Fed Bosses Allowed Data Manipulation For Years, But Were They Punished?
A spokesman refused Wednesday to say if managers at a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) lab were disciplined or fired after it was learned employees under their supervision had falsified data for nearly two decades.
“I can’t offer any additional personnel information due to privacy issues,” USGS Spokesman A.B. Wade told The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group (DCNF).
Data was manipulated by USGS employees at the USGS lab in Lakewood, Colo., for nearly it’s entire existence, starting in 1996 just a year after the facility opened until 2014. The lab stopped taking new work then and was permanently closed in March 2016. The USGS is part of the Department of the Interior. – READ MORE