Federal agencies

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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Buyout stories: 'We are kind of being hollowed out'

Three hundred seventy-two U.S. EPA employees took buyouts this year, with the enforcement and research offices among the hardest hit, according to agency data obtained by E&E News. "We are going to be able to hang a shingle on the outside of the building and still call it EPA," a union official said, "but we're not going to be able to still do what EPA used to do."