Tag: EPA

GAO: EPA Broke Law When Installing Soundproof Phone Booth

April 16, 2018 12:02 PM , Updated April 24, 2018 10:09 AM
GAO: EPA Broke Law When Installing Soundproof Phone Booth

The GAO said that the EPA violated the Antideficiency Act when spent $43,000 for a soundproof phone booth in the administrator’s office.

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IG Report: No Record Retention Violations Revealed at EPA

April 9, 2018 3:15 PM , Updated April 16, 2018 3:02 PM

An IG investigation at EPA found more than 96 pages of unapproved apps on agency phones but no evidence of purposely circumventing federal record retention rules.

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Is Leadership at EPA ‘Coming Apart at the Seams?’

April 6, 2018 1:02 PM , Updated April 14, 2018 1:52 PM

One Congressman is apparently fed up with reports about the EPA administrator and wants to hold a hearing to listen to his sworn testimony on recent allegations.

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Recent Controversies Weigh on EPA Administrator

April 4, 2018 3:13 PM

A series of recent controversies have generated negative publicity for EPA’s administrator. He is now responding publicly to his critics.

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House Democrats Want Hearing on Cabinet Members’ Flight Costs

April 3, 2018 2:16 PM , Updated April 10, 2018 9:20 AM

Two Congressmen want a formal hearing into excessive travel spending by Trump administration cabinet officials.

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Another House Committee Probes EPA Administrator’s First Class Travel

February 22, 2018 9:42 AM , Updated February 28, 2018 3:05 PM

Another lawmaker is asking questions about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s frequent first class trips.

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House Democrats Seeking Information on Pruitt’s First Class Flights

February 20, 2018 3:37 PM , Updated February 26, 2018 10:36 AM

Some Democrats in the House want to know why EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has been taking so many first-class flights.

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EPA Touts Success With Buyouts, Shrinking Workforce

January 10, 2018 8:47 AM , Updated January 18, 2018 10:27 AM

The EPA has had success with shrinking the size of its workforce, and more staff reductions are likely on the way.

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Public Outcry Leads to EPA Terminating its Media Monitoring Contract

December 19, 2017 6:55 PM , Updated December 27, 2017 1:30 PM

A backlash over a contract the EPA had with a private firm for media monitoring services has led to both parties canceling the agreement.

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Working to Uncover Covert Activity at the EPA

December 10, 2017 9:20 AM , Updated December 18, 2017 9:55 AM
Working to Uncover Covert Activity at the EPA

A second lawsuit has been filed against the EPA seeking information about covert activity by agency employees.

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