EPA Seeks Documents For Virus Enforcement Policy But Lacks Detail

April 15, 2020
EPA’s civil enforcement chief says facilities hoping to take advantage of the agency’s “enforcement discretion” policy during the COVID-19 pandemic will need documentation that any violation was linked to the public-health emergency, but the required records will depend on the specific facility and incident. During an April 14 webinar hosted by the Environmental Law Institute on “Workplace Risk Management & Response to COVID-19,” Rosemarie Kelley, director of the EPA Office of Civil Enforcement, said “it’s not possible for us to...

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