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EPA Staffers Want to See Proof of Biden’s New Management Style

If he’s confirmed by the Senate, Michael Regan, President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the EPA, will be walking into a beleaguered workplace full of tired, skeptical staffers, current employees say. For many—but by no means all—Environmental Protection Agency staffers, Biden’s election signaled a return to bedrock environmental principles. But they also say they’re not taking the new administration’s promises at face value, and that Regan will have to prove to them that the EPA will follow through.


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Gary Morton, president of AFGE Council 238, a union that represents thousands of EPA employees, called Regan “a breath of fresh air” after “four years of attacks and hostility from the Trump administration.” “If confirmed, it’s clear that Regan would be committed to the EPA’s mission of protecting human health and the environment, and would once again put science at the forefront of decision making,” Morton said.

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