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Chemical warfare commission erred.

Chemical warfare commission erred

According to a new General Accounting Office (GAO) study,the short-lived Chemical Warfare Review Commission, established two years ago to advise the administration (SN: 2/9/87, p.84), violated several requirements for such presidential panels. The most important include failure to account for its funds and failure to keep detailed records or minutes of meetings. As a result of the latter, GAO reports "we could not review the Commission's activities or trace the process that led [it] to [its] conclusions' to resume production of these weapons. On the basis of GAO's findings, Congress is trying to recover some consultant fees GAO believes were misspent.
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Title Annotation:Chemical Warfare Review Commission
Publication:Science News
Date:Mar 21, 1987
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