Facing Broad Concern, DOJ Plans New Guidance To Address SEP Policy

June 20, 2017
The Justice Department (DOJ) is preparing to issue new guidance addressing popular supplemental environmental projects (SEPs), which regulators often require in enforcement settlements, in the face of broad calls from former enforcement officials and others who are urging DOJ to limit application of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' policy that bars settlement payments to third parties, such as those in some SEPs. The Justice Department's (DOJ) Environment & Natural Resources Division (ENRD) “anticipates issuing further guidance concerning implementation of [Sessions'] directive...

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