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EPA Region 9 Braces For FY18 Staff Cuts Despite Congress' Budget Deal

February 08, 2018
Staff in EPA Region 9 are bracing for a 10 percent personnel reduction by the end of fiscal year 2018 that could have an uneven impact on divisions within the region, according to sources who express concern that the target, reflecting a goal from EPA headquarters, is also moving ahead with little written justification or documentation. The 10-percent reduction goal has been laid out for the region by EPA's Office of the Chief Financial Officer, which has also specified staffing...

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