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The EPA's inspector general concluded that the agency did not show bias in denying fee waivers on open-records requests from conservative-leaning groups while approving those from liberal-leaning groups, according to an audit released Wednesday.
Lawmakers pushed back Tuesday against the Environmental Protection Agency's move to garnish the paychecks of accused polluters, advancing a bill that would block the new authority.
Created under President Carter, the Senior Executive Service was designed to promote the best and brightest in federal government to transform the nation's bureaucracy, but a series of scandals is prompting congressional lawmakers to question whether the elite cadre of the federal workers is living up to its promise.
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to jettison yet another formerly popular compound used in air conditioners, vending machines and aerosol spray cans, citing its impact on global warming.
Republican lawmakers Thursday tried to derail the Environmental Protection Agency's move to garnish paychecks of accused polluters, saying it was too much power in the hands of "an agency prone to regulatory abuses."
The Environmental Protection Agency's attempt to quietly assume power to garnishing paychecks of accused polluters ran into firm opposition Thursday from top Senate Republicans.
This week's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcement introducing a new "rule" allowing the agency to garnish the wages of individuals to collect debts — without a court order — portends something quite serious.
Barack Obama derided George W. Bush's strategy of "going it alone" overseas as "cowboy diplomacy." Going it alone is the way of this administration's domestic policy.
The Environmental Protection Agency has quietly floated a rule claiming authority to bypass the courts and unilaterally garnish paychecks of those accused of violating its rules, a power currently used by agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service.