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EPA Investigating Employee Covert Activity

By on March 24, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA Investigating Employee Covert Activity

The EPA has law enforcement files open on use of messaging software reportedly used by federal employees to avoid detection.

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California Wants To Give Dispirited Federal Workers a Job

on March 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The president of California’s Public Utilities Commission was recently recruiting federal employees from the EPA in Washington, DC, promising them a chance to work someplace still committed to fighting climate change.

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EPA Purchase Card and Check Program At Risk for Abuse

By on March 5, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA Purchase Card and Check Program At Risk for Abuse

The Inspector General at EPA has found a lack of internal controls for purchase cards at EPA. A full audit will follow as a result of initial conclusions.

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Trump Administration Seeks to Cut NOAA Budget by 17%

By on March 4, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Administration Seeks to Cut NOAA Budget by 17%

The White House budget proposal for FY 2018 includes an overall 17% cut to the budget of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Trump Proposes Cutting EPA Budget by 25%

By on March 3, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Proposes Cutting EPA Budget by 25%

The Trump administration’s 2018 budget proposal would cut the EPA’s overall budget by 25% as well as make reductions to the agency’s workforce.

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New EPA Head Suggests Rollback of Obama-Era Rules May Begin Next Week

on February 26, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The new head of the Environmental Protection Agency suggested to a gathering of conservative Republicans on Saturday that the agency could begin as early as next week the process of rolling back some of the federal regulations put in place by the Obama administration.

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Restoring EPA Priorities and Involving Federal Employees

By on February 20, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Restoring EPA Priorities and Involving Federal Employees

The new EPA administrator wants to restore agency priorities and believes employees should be able to embrace these goals as they benefit our environment.

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Why The EPA Cannot Be Saved

on February 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A Florida Congressman explains why he has proposed to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Scott Pruitt Confirmed To Lead EPA

on February 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been confirmed as the next administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Are EPA Employees Violating Federal Record Keeping Requirements?

By on February 15, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Are EPA Employees Violating Federal Record Keeping Requirements?

A House Committee is asking for an IG analysis of reports of EPA employees using encrypted forms of communication which may be in violation of federal record keeping requirements.

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