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White House Memo Encourages Early Retirements From EPA, Agencies

The White House is ramping up efforts to develop plans for workforce reductions at EPA and other federal agencies over the next five years, and to accelerate departures and early retirement by current agency employees, steps that the agency has already begun but are likely to accelerate under the Trump administration.

The efforts are detailed in a broader April 12 memo from Office of Management & Budget Director (OMB) Mick Mulvaney to federal agencies that formally lifts a current government-wide hiring freeze, but embarks on next steps related to short- and longer-term administration efforts to eliminate and restructure government programs.

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