Staff at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have been told that President Donald Trump is preparing a handful of executive orders to reshape the agency, to be signed once a new administrator is confirmed, two sources who attended the meeting told Reuters on Wednesday.
A senior EPA official who had been briefed by members of the Trump administration mentioned the executive orders at a meeting of staffers in the EPA's Office of General Counsel on Tuesday, but did not provide details about what the orders would say, said the sources, who asked not to be named.
"It was just a heads-up to expect some executive orders, that's it," one of the sources said.
The second source said attendees at the meeting were told Trump would sign between two and five executive orders.
Trump administration officials did not respond to requests for comment.