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House Democrats Want Criminal Investigation of EPA Chief

By on June 8, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Democrats Want Criminal Investigation of EPA Chief

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

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EPA Administrator Faces Tough Questions from Senate

on May 17, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt faced a series of tough questions from a Senate panel this week as he has faced mounting criticism from numerous investigations into his running of the agency.

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

By on May 16, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA IG to Look at Pruitt’s Use of Multiple Email Accounts

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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New Documents Detail Threats Made Against EPA Administrator

on May 8, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
New Documents Detail Threats Made Against EPA Administrator Documents released this week by the EPA's Office of Inspector General in response to Freedom of Information Act requests contain details about investigations made into threats that have been made against administrator Scott Pruitt.

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Are Prohibited Personnel Practices Taking Place at EPA?

By on April 27, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
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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EPA Whistleblower Who Complained About Pruitt’s Spending Inflated Military Service

on April 27, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA Whistleblower Who Complained About Pruitt’s Spending Inflated Military Service A recent report states that the EPA whistleblower who complained about administrator Scott Pruitt's spending "benefitted from the same EPA hiring authority that he said EPA officials had used to dole out raises to two top Pruitt aides, according to knowledgeable sources and EPA documents."

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Five Takeaways from Pruitt’s Testimony Before Congress

on April 26, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Five Takeaways from Pruitt’s Testimony Before Congress EPA administrator Scott Pruitt had to go before Congress today to face tough questions about various controversies involving him and his agency. Here are some of the highlights.

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

By on April 24, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
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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Documents Provide Insight Into the EPA’s $43,000 Phone Booth

on April 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Documents Provide Insight Into the EPA’s $43,000 Phone Booth Documents obtained by CBS News offer a more detailed view into how the controversial $43,000 phone booth for EPA administrator Scott Pruitt came to be. One person said the project "appears to be taking on a life of its own," while another commented "It is a legal purchase but will be scrutinized."

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EPA IG Says Chief of Staff Approved Controversial Pay Raises

By on April 17, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA IG Says Chief of Staff Approved Controversial Pay Raises

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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