Clarification: Audit-Kansas Firm story

August 3, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a story July 31, The Associated Press reported that a federal audit found that Overland Park-based Black & Veatch received $1.31 million in “ineligible” reimbursements from the U.S. government while it was working on an electrical power project in Afghanistan and that the U.S. Agency for International Development found the “vast majority” of the charges to be appropriate. The story should have explained that Black &Veatch ultimately was required to reimburse the government for only $2,700, which it did.

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