In a ruling dated May 4, 2012, the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) unanimously vacated Dr. Jenkins’ termination and ordered that she be fully restored and given back pay with interest. Rather than return her to work, however, EPA kept her on paid administrative leave for over a year before re-filing the charges against her on August 27, 2013."
- Freelance.comScience Journalist, 2007 - present
- WiredScience Journalist, 2007 - 2015
I’m Brandon Keim, a freelance journalist specializing in science, nature and technology (and generalizing in biology, history,
sustainability, culture, anthropology, policy, ethics and
Born and raised in Bangor, Maine, I spend time there and in Brooklyn, where I’m
perpetually amazed at the ability of nature to thrive in unexpected