The government should not be in the business of employment and another program for abuse by civil long term employees at the expense of the American tax payer. Cost effective and longevity of any program comes from the free markets decision on what the true cost of anything is.
Capitalism is the true implication of doing something that benefits the population rewards you with a fair price that determines what you make. Socialism limits the choice and makes people selfish. If you think something needs to be done about the environment then let the market employ and set prices. Keep corruption out of it with government interference and control