|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 2 Jun 2016 12:42:53 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENERGY DEPARTMENT: "Obama admin weighs overhaul of troubled cleanup office"|
DOE: Obama admin weighs overhaul of troubled cleanup office by Hannah Northey Greenwire June 1, 2016 The Obama administration wants to reorganize a critical office within the Department of Energy that has been plagued by high-profile leaks of radioactive waste, contractor problems, missed deadlines and ballooning cleanup costs, according to documents obtained by Greenwire. DOE officials are proposing to reconfigure the Office of Environmental Management's headquarters, which has offices in Washington, D.C., and Maryland, to focus on regulatory and policy affairs, field operations, and business operations, Environmental Management Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Mark Whitney said in a May 26 presentation. DOE officials said the proposal, which was submitted to the National Treasury Employees Union last month, would not affect employees' pay or lead to any workers being downgraded. But some workers could shift focus or take up new roles. The union is currently reviewing the proposal under a collective bargaining agreement with DOE, agency officials said. … For the entire article, see http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060038148 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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