EPA Holds Conversations With Biden Team As Formal Transition Starts

November 24, 2020
EPA has formally begun communications with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team, ending weeks of delay after the Trump administration contested Biden’s victory, with one former top agency official expressing optimism that Biden’s team is well prepared to manage the shift in control of the agency. The move comes after the General Services Administration (GSA) in a Nov. 23 letter formally “ascertained” Biden as the apparent winner of the Nov. 3 election, allowing conversations between federal agencies and Biden’s transition staff...

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