Reporter covering domestic policy and national affairs Education: Princeton University, BA 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:
Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting, 2020
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 Environmental Protection Agency proposed Monday curtailing the rights of states, tribes and the public to object to federal permits for energy projects and other activities that could affect their waterways. The move, part of the Trump administration’s push to weaken environmental rules standing in the way of new development, would upend how the U.S. has applied a section of the Clean Water Act for nearly a half century.
A top official at the Environmental Protection Agency informed the U.S. Corps of Engineers in Alaska late Thursday that the EPA would not formally object to the Corps moving ahead with a permit for the controversial Pebble Mine, a massive project that could affect the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery.
While profiteers and crooks make their fortunes, medical workers across the United States have been rationing masks, recycling them and treating infected patients without them. In the absence of a White House strategy to supply the nation with adequate PPE, hospitals compete with states and the federal government on an international market so full of chicanery that nearly every transaction is suspect.