Two lawsuits are now pending involving issues surrounding the “Deep State” and EPA employees.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said in an interview this week that the days of providing expensive gym memberships to agency employees are over.
Legislation that recently passed the House would require the EPA to base any regulations it makes on publicly available information.
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.
The White House budget proposal for FY 2018 includes an overall 17% cut to the budget of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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.
The new EPA administrator wants to restore agency priorities and believes employees should be able to embrace these goals as they benefit our environment.
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.