WASHINGTON — The Department of Transportation’s inspector general is warning that at least 10 airport improvement program grants distributed by the Federal Aviation Administration under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act “may have questionable economic merit or could involve recipients that have had grant management problems.”

Inspector general Calvin L. Scovel 3d questioned ARRA grants made to airports in Alaska, Ohio, Washington, Missouri, Delaware, Guam, Kentucky, Colorado, and Puerto Rico in announcing findings from an ongoing assessment of the implementation of the ARRA.

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