DOE moves against Bonneville Power Administration management


The Energy Department has temporarily replaced the top official at the Bonneville Power Administration in the wake of an internal watchdog report that alleged discrimination against veterans applying for jobs and retaliation against workers for cooperating in his probe.

Administrator Bill Drummond, who was named to the job in February, has been replaced on an interim basis by Elliot Mainzer, who has been serving as acting deputy administrator.

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