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ORD Reorganization Plan Prompts Mixed Reaction From EPA Employees

October 10, 2018
EPA leadership's plan to reorganize the Office of Research & Development (ORD), including merging it with the Office of the Science Advisor (OSA), is prompting a mixed reaction from agency employees, with some saying it could hinder the advisor's access to the administrator while others say it could help address resource constraints. Multiple sources say implementation of any reorganization will take at least a year, but ORD leaders met with staff in late September to broach the reshuffle plans that...

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