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‘It Sure Appears to Be Hinky’ — a Job Made for 1 Man?

by E&E News | February 19, 2020
“The National Park Service today defended its hiring of former acting Director P. Daniel Smith for a job in North Carolina that appeared to be posted just for him. In an official posting, NPS officials described the position as a telework job that paid up to $166,000 a year and was ...

NPS Employees Ask: Where Is P. Daniel Smith?

by E&E News | February 13, 2020
“When P. Daniel Smith left his job as acting director of the National Park Service on Sept. 30, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt asked him to take a new role leading the agency’s efforts to celebrate the 250th anniversary of U.S. independence on July 4, 2026. Under the ...

Trump Hails WOTUS Overhaul as Critics Call for Investigation

by E&E News | January 20, 2020
“President Trump yesterday touted his repeal of key Clean Water Act regulations as more than three dozen current and former government officials called for an investigation into the scientific basis of his forthcoming replacement rule. The Obama-era rule was meant to clarify which ...

NPS Axes Industry-Dominated Advisory Group Amid Legal Fears

by E&E News | December 17, 2019
“The National Park Service has disbanded an industry-dominated electric bike advisory group after an advocacy organization complained that it violated federal law. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) said the E-bike Partner and Agency Group did not comply with ...

House Aides to Grill EPA Official About Formaldehyde Review

by E&E News | December 12, 2019
“Congressional investigators tomorrow will scrutinize the role a former Koch Industries Inc. executive may have played in sidelining a health review of formaldehyde. New records show David Dunlap, the top-ranking political official in EPA’s Office of Research and Development, ...
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