Biden EPA Officials Will Face Challenges In Restoring Agency’s Mission

November 12, 2020
EPA officials will face significant challenges in restoring the agency’s mission of solving environmental problems and protecting public health under President-elect Joe Biden’s administration, but lessons learned from correcting previous agency mismanagement could provide guidance, former EPA and other federal officials say. The challenges -- including what critics call the Trump EPA’s opposition to sound science, increased partisanship and a demoralized workforce -- are complex but not insurmountable, the officials believe. A. James Barnes, former chief of staff to EPA's...

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