Environmental Protection Agency

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - In this Spet. 18, 2019, file photo, the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. A Trump administration proposal to roll back environmental reviews for big projects is drawing heavy objections from African American and Latino communities.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

When it comes to pesticides permits, the EPA is supposed to be a stickler for the rules

EPA senior officials failed to follow standard operating procedures in 2018, when they signed off on permit renewals for certain pesticides. Including…

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(AP Photo/Mike Groll)FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table at a job fair in Hudson, N.Y. Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found. The economists, Anne Case and Angus Deaton, argue in a paper released Thursday, March 23, 2017, that the loss of steady middle-income jobs for those with high school degrees or less has triggered broad problems for this group. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

With Biden’s 2022 budget, civilian agencies are due for a hiring spree

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(DoD photo)firefighter, PFAS

Cleaning up hazardous chemicals, unexploded munitions from military bases not likely to wrap up soon

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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2017, file photo, a sign on a door of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. Long-running research projects credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or shutting down because the Environmental Protection Agency will not commit to their continued funding, researchers say.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

EPA wants to build cybersecurity-aware culture along with IT modernization

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)President Joe Biden, accompanied by from left, Council of Economic Advisers chairwoman Cecilia Rouse, National Economic Council director Brian Deese, Vice President Kamala Harris, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Office of Management and Budget acting director Shalanda Young, speaks as he gets his weekly economic briefing in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, April 9, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Civilian agencies would see a 16% spending boost under Biden’s 2022 budget

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - In this Spet. 18, 2019, file photo, the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. A Trump administration proposal to roll back environmental reviews for big projects is drawing heavy objections from African American and Latino communities.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

EPA details plans to restore collective bargaining with largest employee union

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Alexander Traksel)Laboratory microscope lens

Years of workforce losses at federal scientific agencies spark bipartisan concern

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Some agencies moving faster than others to roll back Trump workforce orders

The National Treasury Employees Union said agencies are responding to the Biden’s administration’s call to restore labor relations in a variety of ways….

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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2017, file photo, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Building is shown in Washington. The Trump administration has completed action on one of its biggest remaining rollbacks of public health and environmental rules. EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler has wrapped up what he calls a transparency rule. The change could bar the agency from considering the findings of public-health studies unless the studies' raw data is made public. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Former EPA leaders want Congress to help restore federal scientific workforce

In today’s Federal Newscast, former administrators from the Environmental Protection Agency are encouraging Congress to help EPA rebuild its cadre of scientific…

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Joe Biden

Senate confirms Fudge to lead housing agency, Regan for EPA

The Senate has confirmed Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and North Carolina regulator Michael Regan to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.

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