Jan 27, 2017

EPA employees offered "dealing with change" counseling

As we found earlier this week in confidential internal plans, Trumpworld is preparing to gut the regulatory state, and at the top of the list is the Environmental Protection Agency.

A source inside the EPA took a quick picture of counseling sessions being advertised at the agency:

Alas. The classes are over. EPA spokeswoman Enesta Jones tells us the agency regularly offers training and other services. "This is just one of the more recent ones that were offered."

Why this matters: As we've noted before, there are a lot of career employees at the EPA who will be resistant to the administration's positions on climate change and the environment. They won't make it easy for Trump's political appointees to move quickly to implement changes.

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