Tag: EPA

Federal Union Strategy: Stonewall Contract Negotiations

July 2, 2019 11:06 AM , Updated July 14, 2019 5:30 PM
Federal Union Strategy: Stonewall Contract Negotiations

The author says that unions have recently resorted to stonewalling collective bargaining proposals they don’t like rather than negotiating.

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EPA Rejects IG’s Suggestion to Recoup a Portion of Former Administrator’s Travel Costs

May 17, 2019 9:33 AM , Updated May 25, 2019 12:39 PM

The EPA said it does not plan to recoup some of former administrator Scott Pruitt’s travel costs in response to the suggestion from its IG.

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EPA Protective Services Costs Ballooned Under Pruitt’s Tenure

September 4, 2018 3:51 PM , Updated September 10, 2018 4:34 PM

A new IG report found that costs for providing security to former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt soared during his tenure.

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GAO: Pruitt Didn’t Break Law by Appearing in Beef Association Video

August 23, 2018 9:24 AM

A GAO decision concludes that the EPA’s former administrator did not break the law when he appeared in a beef association video.

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Pruitt Resigns as EPA Administrator

July 5, 2018 5:30 PM , Updated July 14, 2018 10:19 AM

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned from his post with the agency.

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House Democrats Want Criminal Investigation of EPA Chief

June 8, 2018 4:34 PM , Updated June 18, 2018 2:14 PM

A group of House Democrats requested a formal criminal investigation into EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

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EPA IG to Look at Pruitt’s Use of Multiple Email Accounts

May 16, 2018 9:07 AM , Updated May 25, 2018 6:15 PM

The EPA IG said it would grant a request to look at Scott Pruitt’s use of multiple email accounts, but added that it might be a while before getting to it.

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Are Prohibited Personnel Practices Taking Place at EPA?

April 27, 2018 3:22 PM , Updated May 4, 2018 8:22 AM
Are Prohibited Personnel Practices Taking Place at EPA?

Two Congressmen want the OSC to investigate possible prohibited personnel practices at the EPA.

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Lawmakers Say EPA Administrator’s Secure Phone Booth May Not Ultimately Do Much for Securing Communications

April 24, 2018 10:07 AM , Updated May 1, 2018 7:13 AM
Lawmakers Say EPA Administrator’s Secure Phone Booth May Not Ultimately Do Much for Securing Communications

Several lawmakers have raised concerns that the secure phone booth installed by the EPA may not be doing much to facilitate secure communications.

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EPA IG Says Chief of Staff Approved Controversial Pay Raises

April 17, 2018 12:40 PM , Updated April 25, 2018 11:23 AM

A new IG report shows that the EPA’s Chief of Staff signed off on the controversial pay raises for two of Scott Pruitt’s closest aides.

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