Tag: EPA

‘Trump is Attacking Unionized Scientists,’ AFGE Local 704 President Says
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‘Trump is Attacking Unionized Scientists,’ AFGE Local 704 President Says

CHICAGO, Ill.—The Trump administration’s reversal of an Obama-era regulation will drastically decrease protections against water pollution, says the head of the union representing Environmental Protection Agency workers in the Great Lakes region. The rule change, announced Jan. 23, is “part and parcel of the attacks on scientists at the EPA,” Nicole Cantello, president of American…

Trump Attacks Federal Workers; EPA Under ‘Systemic’ Threat
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Trump Attacks Federal Workers; EPA Under ‘Systemic’ Threat

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration has declared war on Environmental Protection Agency workers, says the head of the union representing some 7,000 of them. “In my 37 years of federal experience, I’ve never seen such an unprecedented attack on federal workers,” says Gary Morton, president of American Federation of Government Employees Council 238. “It’s a systematic plan…