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Quoted: EPA delays reopening offices due to rising COVID-19 cases

November 19, 2020
EPA is delaying plans to reopen its offices across the country due to sharply rising COVID-19 cases in almost every state, stalling a process that has faced sharp resistance from major unions representing agency staff. Associate Deputy Administrator Doug Benevento made the announcement in a Nov. 19 email to agency staff, which was obtained by Inside EPA. “Understandably, there is a great sense of unease everywhere based on the upward trends of COVID-19 incidence,” he writes. Benevento explained how...

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