Skip to comments.Long term ongoing investigation of EPA warehouse (Secret Man Caves Found in EPA Warehouse)
Posted on 06/05/2013 10:09:39 AM PDT by kimtomEdited on 06/05/2013 5:16:10 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Updated: The actual May 31, 2013 report covering the long-term investigation is found here: Early Warning Report: Main EPA Headquarters Warehouse in Landover, Maryland, Requires Immediate EPA Attention Some of the actual photos from the investigation
Early Warning Report: Main EPA Headquarters Warehouse in Landover, Maryland, Requires Immediate EPA Attention
Some of the actual photos from the investigation
Blogger's excerpted version found below:
A warehouse maintained by contractors for the Environmental Protection Agency contained secret rooms full of exercise equipment, televisions and couches, according to an internal audit.
EPAs inspector general found contractors used partitions, screens and piled up boxes to hide the rooms from security cameras in the 70,000 square-foot building located in Landover, Md. The warehouse -- used for inventory storage -- is owned by the General Services Administration and leased to the EPA for about $750,000 per year.
The EPA has issued a stop work order to Apex Logistics LLC, the responsible contractor, ensuring the companys workers no longer have access to the site -- EPA security officials escorted contractor personnel off the premises on May 17 -- and ending all payments on the contract.
Since awarding the contract in May 2007, EPA has paid Apex Logistics about $5.3 million, most of which went to labor costs. Conditions at the facility raise questions about time charges made by warehouse employees under the contract, the report said.
The warehouse contained multiple unauthorized and hidden personal spaces created by and for the workers that included televisions, refrigerators, radios, microwaves, chairs and couches, the IG report said. These spaces contained personal items, including photos, pin ups, calendars, clothing, books, magazines and videos.
The agency has completed an inventory of the warehouses contents and segregated all ........
This is so hilarious I almost hate to bust these guys.
We aren't going to reform this system. It can't be done. Find a lamp post and get busy.
Hmmm? Wonder how many lived there rent free?
No wonder The Mob is having trouble competing...
Government to the rescue again.
Thanks for the link!!!
It was called living “na levo” in the old USSR. Roughly translates as “on the side” or “under the table.” We have become that which we once opposed.
Anyone growing mushrooms or pot in there?
“the mob” need government corruption to exist.
Sounds like the plot of a movie starring Vince Vaughn and Seann William Scott.
Oh yeah, blame the contractor. SOMEBODY had to create the work order, purchase order, etc. This IS the GSA, after all.
Specifications too. This took time.
Now let’s talk about what they were storing and why.
probably 8A too
Man caves or boyz town. ;)
I heard one of the SOB’s was even using the Ark of the Covenant as a coffee table!
Good grief, this activity isn’t new and isn’t confined to contractors. V.A. employees used to use the hospital boiler rooms and electrical closets in the same way. I stumbled into boxes stacked floor to ceiling hiding sofas (complete with pillows an blankets), TVs, nudie magazines and coolers on lots of occasions. I also once opened an electrical closet and surprised a doctor and nurse in the middle of...well, you know. I politely said “Excuse me”, and patiently waited in the hall outside the closet to wait for their hasty exit.