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EPA Regional Reorganization Spurs Staff ‘Chaos,’ Enforcement Concerns

March 13, 2019
EPA is pushing ahead with a major reorganization of its regional offices that includes reassigning long-running enforcement directors and changing some staffers’ duties, changes that an agency source fears will cause “chaos” and further weaken already declining enforcement despite EPA’s vow to minimize adverse impacts on staff. “This is one of the most concerning things for [EPA staff] that has happened in years,” the source tells Inside EPA , referring to staff reassignments resulting from realignment, as well as fears...

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