WaPo: 1,600 Federal Workers Have Departed EPA in Mass Exodus

HeadlineSep 11, 2018

The Washington Post reports 1,600 federal workers have left the Environmental Protection Agency since President Trump took office—a mass exodus that has shrunk the EPA’s workforce to levels not seen since the Reagan administration. Among the EPA workers to depart the agency was scientist Ann Williamson, who left the EPA after 33 years, saying, “I did not want to any longer be any part of this administration’s nonsense.”

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