Ewire: Pruitt centralizes enforcement data collection

July 17, 2017
Politico reports that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is requiring regional enforcement officials to get headquarters approval “before sending many types of requests for information to a company.” “Regions have traditionally had autonomy in requesting information, but now many of those, especially ones applying to companies and facilities with no history of violations, will have to be reviewed in EPA's Washington headquarters under the policy established in the spring,” the publication reports. "EPA is ... eliminating overly broad and...

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