EPA Grudgingly Embraces Telecommuting Amid Pandemic (Podcast)

March 18, 2020, 4:26 PM

The EPA under the Trump administration has frowned upon allowing its own employees to work from home—that is, until a global pandemic suddenly changed the agency’s mind.

On this episode of our environmental podcast, Parts Per Billion, reporter Stephen Lee talks about the EPA’s approach toward telework, how the new coronavirus has altered that approach, and about the Trump administration’s attempt to bring private-sector management philosophies into the government.

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To contact the reporter on this story: David Schultz in Washington at dschultz@bloombergenvironment.com

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