Tag: EPA

Bill Seeks to Block EPA From Using Taxpayer Money for Advertising

December 21, 2015 7:48 AM
Bill Seeks to Block EPA From Using Taxpayer Money for Advertising

One Congressman wants to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from using taxpayer money on agency public relations campaigns which he says are “used to advertise poorly crafted rules and regulations to the American public.”

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Lawmakers Call for Ousting EPA Administrator

September 15, 2015 2:53 PM
Lawmakers Call for Ousting EPA Administrator

A resolution has been introduced in the House to impeach Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy for “high crimes and misdemeanors.”

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Watchdog Says EPA Management Failing to Promptly Discipline Problem Employees

June 3, 2015 11:58 AM
Watchdog Says EPA Management Failing to Promptly Discipline Problem Employees

A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General says that a “culture of complacency” among agency management has led to ongoing employee problems such as employees watching pornography on government computers and engaging in private activities during official work time.

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Email Issues at EPA

January 30, 2015 12:44 PM

In another controversy involving a federal agency and Congress, a committee chairman in the House is asking questions about email from EPA’s administrator that have apparently been deleted.

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House Committee Continues to Press EPA About Secret Email Accounts

September 6, 2013 1:03 PM

House committee members are again asking EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy about the use of private alias and email accounts for official use by agency staff.

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Navigating Uncle Sam's Public Comment System

The author recounts her experience with using the government’s regulations.gov web site to submit feedback on proposed regulations.

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Secret Identities at the EPA?

November 16, 2012 5:22 PM

Lawmakers are concerned that EPA senior personnel have been conducting official government business through clandestine means.

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Congresswoman Capito Introduces Legislation to Ban EPA’s Aerial Surveillance

June 20, 2012 7:12 PM

Following on the heels of similar legislation introduced in the Senate, Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) has introduced legislation in the House that would ban the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from conducting aerial surveillance of farms throughout the country.

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The Best Performance Appraisal Advice I Ever Borrowed (Part II)

January 27, 2008 9:33 AM

The author provides performance appraisal advice based on a document developed by the EPA for its managers.

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