EPA's management has opened up negotiations with several of its employee unions amid concern from labor officials over potential new restrictions on telework.
Kevin BogardusAfter having imposed a contract on its largest employee union this summer, @EPA is in negotiations with its four other unions
It's looking like telework will be on the bargaining table
Here's my story (it's open)
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Ever since Interior Secretary David Bernhardt's decision last month to name self-proclaimed sagebrush rebel William Perry Pendley as the temporary leader of the Bureau of Land Management, the Trump administration has been fighting...
Internal emails and personnel records obtained by E&E News shed light on the ouster of Ruth Etzel from EPA's Office of Children's Health Protection. They detail the investigation of the health office chief as well as the campaign by the agency's...
Kevin Bogardus.@ArielWittenberg and I dug through emails and personnel records to find out what went down in the @EPA children's health office last year as its then-director Ruth Etzel was abruptly put on leave
Take a look (it's open)
Lawmakers this week will hear from EPA's past to determine a way forward.
Kevin BogardusI talked to 4 [email protected] administrators -- all of whom served under GOP presidents -- and they were critical of how the agency is being run today
Lee Thomas, a Reagan-era EPA head, said EPA is in a "denial position" on climate change
More here (it's open)
Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and high-ranking aides held several off-the-books meetings with an electric utility company that EPA has for years accused of violating the Clean Air Act, according to agency documents that critics say provide...
Kevin BogardusHow Scott Pruitt and @EPA aides got involved in an enforcement case, urged on by electric utility lobbying
Excellent reporting by @CorbinHiar
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Neil Chatterjee played a role in torpedoing the all-but-final White House nomination of Republican David Hill to serve as the commission's next chairman, several sources familiar with the matter told E&E...
The Trump International Hotel rolled out the red carpet last summer for the two coal companies that have done the most to curry favor with the owner of the Washington, D.C., luxury destination: President Trump.
Kevin BogardusThis is a great story by @DylanBrown26@HMNorthey — and a great illustration by @claudinetweets — on the Trump Hotel in DC
One tidbit: a lot of these energy trade groups are not coming back to the hotel for their board meetings, conferences
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Multiple investigations are still pending against former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, involving everything from his pricey travel habits to his Capitol Hill condo rental. They're not going away -- and they could get worse.
EPA is reshuffling its science, human resources and regional offices, leaving staffers worried about the quality of the agency's work and about their careers.
Kevin BogardusMore reorganization plans in the works over at @EPA
Some career staff see a push to get it done fast.
“These things are being rushed through before potentially a new Congress comes in,” said one.
By @rbravender and me