Reporter covering domestic policy and national affairs Education: Princeton University, A.B. in Politics, magna cum laude, Certificate in Latin American Studies
Juliet Eilperin is The Washington Post's senior national affairs correspondent, covering how the administration is transforming federal environmental policy and the agencies that oversee it. She is the author of two books, "Demon Fish: Travels Through The Hidden World of Sharks" and "Fight Club Politics: How Partisanship is Poisoning the House of Representatives." Eilperin has worked for The Post since 1998. She previously served as The Post’s White House bureau chief, national environmental reporter and House of Representatives correspondent.
Honors & Awards:
Peter Benchley Ocean Award for Media, 2011
Foreign languages spoken: English, some Spanish Books by Juliet Eilperin:
Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks
The EPA rejected a petition by environmental and public health groups to ban a widely used pesticide that has been linked to neurological damage in children, though a federal court said last year there was “no justification” for rejecting the ban.
In an all-employee meeting Tuesday, senior Trump officials told Bureau of Land Management staffers that most of them must leave Washington by the end of next year, under the Interior Department's reorganization plan.
The Trump administration plans to move most of the Bureau of Land Management’s D.C. workforce out west, part of its broader push to shift power away from Washington and shrink the size of the federal government.
White House officials would not let Rod Schoonover submit his agency's written statement that climate impacts could be “possibly catastrophic.” Individuals familiar with the matter said Schoonover is leaving voluntarily.