Bodine Sets Aug. 31 ‘Termination’ For COVID-19 Enforcement Discretion

June 30, 2020
EPA enforcement chief Susan Bodine has set an Aug. 31 “termination date” for the agency’s controversial enforcement discretion policy issued for the COVID-19 pandemic, adding a hard deadline to a previous agency statement that only said the policy would wind down “soon” even as Bodine seeks to defend it. A June 29 memo from Bodine addressed to “all governmental and private sector partners” says that as most states have relaxed their social distancing requirements and allowed industry to move closer...

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