EPA Begins Phased Reopening Of Agency Offices After Virus Closure

May 22, 2020
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has begun a phased reopening of the agency’s offices to staff, beginning with three regional offices, while pledging a “measured and deliberate approach” that includes significant voluntary and suggested telework through multiple steps of the process. Wheeler announced the process in a May 21 note to staff stating that the agency will respond to local data and conditions as it moves through the process of a “rolling reopening.” The announcement represents the agency’s clearest move to...


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