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History of EPA Employee Misconduct Could Result in Layoffs

on April 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Environmental Protection Agency has been riddled with employee misconduct in recent years which could be a factor as the agency is targeted for workforce cuts.

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Buyouts, Early Outs and Federal Employees

By on April 20, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Buyouts, Early Outs and Federal Employees

EPA is planning a reduction in its workforce. For some employees, this chain of events may offer new options for their future.

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EPA Planning to Offer Buyouts to Shrink Workforce

on April 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Environmental Protection Agency said this week that it would begin the process of shrinking its 15,000-employee workforce through buyouts, in the wake of President Trump’s executive order last month aimed at streamlining agencies throughout the federal government.

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Another FOIA Lawsuit for the EPA

By on April 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Another FOIA Lawsuit for the EPA

Two lawsuits are now pending involving issues surrounding the “Deep State” and EPA employees.

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EPA Ends Gym Membership Program for Employees

By on April 13, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said in an interview this week that the days of providing expensive gym memberships to agency employees are over.

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EPA’s Pruitt Faces Probe That Could See Him Disbarred

on March 31, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Oklahoma Bar Association is investigating environmentalists' complaints that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt used a private email address to conduct official business when he was the state's attorney general.

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House Wants Third Parties to Validate EPA Regs

By on March 30, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Wants Third Parties to Validate EPA Regs

Legislation that recently passed the House would require the EPA to base any regulations it makes on publicly available information.

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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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