Government Executive

Coronavirus Roundup: Advocacy Group Outlines Potential Issues with EPA’s Reopening; Democrats Demand Investigation of ‘Project Airbridge’

by Government Executive | June 9, 2020
“The advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility claimed on Tuesday the Environmental Protection Agency is failing the CDC’s criteria for reopening. “In recent days, EPA has announced it will open regional offices located in Atlanta, Kansas City and Seattle. ...

Coronavirus Roundup: Justice and Labor Inspectors General Warn of Fraud; OPM Outlines Plan for Return to its Facilities

by Government Executive | June 2, 2020
“Advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said on Monday the National Park Service is reopening national parks without instituting proper social distancing measures. “If state and local governments, and even Disney World, can enforce social distancing and ...

Coronavirus Roundup: SBA Resumes Accepting Loan Applications; Second Navy Ship With Virus Outbreak Returns Home

by Government Executive | April 27, 2020
“The nonprofit advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said on Monday as the national parks reopen they must confront their “chronic crippling overcrowding” problem. The 1978 National Parks and Recreation Act “requires ‘visitor carrying capacities for ...

Coronavirus Roundup: Massive Telework Expansion at EPA and USAID; Trump Seeks to Reopen National Parks

by Government Executive | April 23, 2020
“The nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency’s new guidelines for those working on toxic cleanups is confusing for employees. “EPA’s translation of this CDC guidance remains somewhat opaque” on what ...

Congress Should Withhold Support for Agency Requests Until Trump Nominates Qualified Leaders, Groups Say

by Government Executive | April 14, 2020
“The Trump administration’s “fumbling response” to the outbreak is a “symptom” of the lack of presidentially appointed, Senate-confirmed leaders across agencies directly involved in those efforts, groups like the Project on Government Oversight, Public Employees for ...