Kate Sheppard

Huffington Post

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Kate Sheppard is a senior reporter and Environment and Energy Editor for the Huffington Post. She formerly reported for Mother Jones magazine.

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Government workers at the EPA and other departments are telling reporters they've been muzzled by orders not to talk to the public — or even to staff members in Congress.

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