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Former EPA Staff Raise Early Concerns Over Drop In Enforcement Results

August 10, 2017
Former EPA officials are raising early concerns over an apparent significant drop in the number of environmental law enforcement cases and civil penalties that the Trump administration is pursuing, saying that if the initial trends continue in the coming weeks and months it would signal a massive retreat from EPA enforcement. In a report released Aug. 10 , the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) -- led by former agency civil enforcement chief Eric Schaeffer -- suggests the results could still be...

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