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EPA Backs Away From Obama NextGen Initiative But Impact Uncertain

April 12, 2018
EPA's enforcement office has followed through with expected plans to back away from an Obama-era policy, known as Next Generation Enforcement (NextGen), that required broad consideration of innovative approaches in civil settlements, though one EPA source harbors doubts the new approach will mark a significant change in practice. It remains to be seen whether the new policy signals a truly major shift or is primarily “a way to make it seem like you are erasing the Obama administration legacy” even...


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