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Kevin Bogardus



Kevin covers the workforce and inner workings of federal agencies, including the Departments of Energy and the Interior, as well as U.S. EPA. He worked previously at The Hill, where he tracked lobbying, business and labor, and at the Center for Public Integrity. He has won several local and national journalism awards, including from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Society of Environmental Journalists. He has a bachelor's degree in English from the College of the Holy Cross.

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'He didn't allay people's fears today' — union leader

U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt made a plea for civility and touted his beliefs in the rule of law and states' rights, but he failed in his first speech as agency chief to offer details on the Trump administration's plans for EPA, leaving employees anxious about what comes next.


Pruitt's pitch to staff: Give me a chance

In his first speech to U.S. EPA staffers since his swearing in as administrator last Friday, Scott Pruitt stressed his respect today for the agency's career employees, hinted broadly at big changes ahead and made a plea for "civility." He said, "We ought to be able to get together and wrestle through some very difficult issues and do so in a civil manner."