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US military wasted $43M on compressed natural gas station

Afghanistan-reconstruction watchdog John Sopko, pictured July 24, 2014, has uncovered a US-built gas station that cost taxpayers $43 million -- when $500,000 should have done the jobThe US military used $43 million of taxpayer dollars for a natural-gas filling station in northern Afghanistan that should have cost just $500,000, the government watchdog for reconstruction in the war-torn country said Monday. The huge expense highlights some of the endemic problems that have plagued US aid to Afghanistan in the wake of the 2001 American-led invasion.

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