Op-Eds

Sep 8, 2015

EPA’s toxic environment: Sexual harassment running rampant

A young, female research fellow at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inappropriately hugged, touched, grabbed and even kissed by a male EPA employee almost three times her age. Assaulted on a near daily basis with lewd and suggestive verbal comments, she dreads going to the office each day. Another 21-year old female intern reports being sexually harassed by an EPA official who has victimized at least sixteen other women throughout his 31-year career. Listening to these stories, ...