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EPA sets aside $12 million in FY17 for early retirements

May 18, 2017
Bolstering Trump administration plans to slash EPA's workforce, agency officials have set aside $12 million from its fiscal year 2017 budget to encourage early retirements or other departures from the agency, an amount that appears to be roughly comparable with recent spending to encourage such departures. EPA's acting chief financial officer David Bloom detailed the plan in an attachment to an internal May 17 EPA memo discussing implementation of the recent FY17 budget deal. The $12 million closely tracks the...

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