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Bell Curve

1
5%

You landed an internship at the EPA, and you're cleaning lab glassware, but at least you're making connections for your future career as an EPA scientist.

2
25%

You're conducting auto exhaust pollution tests daily, and you're wondering if the safety equipment is working all that well. Is that shortness of breath caused by a cold…or not?

3
50%

You've moved up in the EPA firmament. You're in charge of testing the biological viability of the drinking water supply of a major metropolitan area. Depending on the results, the city would be on the hook for millions in water purification costs.

4
75%

Out of the lab and into policy—that's where you are now. Days are spent preparing to testify before Congress. Everyone says you have charisma, and you'll go far in politics.

5
95%

You're about to get confirmed to head the EPA. But the fight has only just begun—to make sure the EPA continues to exist on this green Earth.

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