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Facing Severe Budget Cuts, Officials Urge EPA Staff To 'Ride This Out'

March 20, 2017
Seeking to shore up agency morale in the face of draconian budget cuts proposed by the Trump administration, former Obama EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, as well as other current and former agency officials, are urging career staff at the agency to continue their current work while downplaying concerns that the budget plan will be the final word on the issue. I'm “hoping they'll stay and ride this out as they have before,” McCarthy told a March 17 press call. Even...

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