Biden EPA Pick Pledges To Take Swift Action On Climate, Fix Trump-Era Damage

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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EPA employees fear phase three reopening, declare ‘no confidence’ in agency safety efforts

Several hundred employees at the Environmental Protection Agency announced this week they have “no confidence” in their leadership’s ability to keep them safe from the ongoing pandemic. “We know what things are needed to safely return to an office: Masks, testing and vaccines. All those things are known,” said Brian Kelly, a union representative from EPA’s region 5 in Chicago and the Midwest.

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