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Pruitt Seeks To Halve EPA Workforce Despite Obama Administration Warning

January 10, 2018
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is pushing ahead with plans to reduce EPA's workforce by up to 50 percent at the end of President Donald Trump's first term, despite warnings from the Obama administration that retaining “top talent” at EPA is a “key challenge,” according to a transition briefing paper obtained by Inside EPA . “A key challenge for the new Administration will be to: Recruit and retain top talent with the necessary skills to protect human health and the environment,”...

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