Federal employees must now attend anti-leaking classes
In light of recent leaks from the White House, Environmental Protection Agency employees are now attending mandatory training sessions to reinforce their compliance with laws and rules against leaking classified government information.
It’s not just the EPA that will have to take the classes. The Trump administration ordered all executive branch agencies to take part in anti-leaks training.
The Associated Press obtained training material from the class.
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A three-page fact sheet was sent to EPA employees which warned that even leaking unclassified information could have serious national security consequences.
ABC reports, while the EPA occasionally deals with classified material related to emergency, EPA employees were also reminded of the whistleblower protections they are afforded if they expose any wrongdoing.