Former OECA Chief Expects Increased Focus On Mitigation In Enforcement

April 29, 2021
Cynthia Giles, who led EPA’s enforcement office during the Obama administration, expects that the Biden administration’s stepped-up efforts to quickly and significantly strengthen enforcement of environmental laws will include a focus on mitigation efforts, an approach that could help achieve environmental justice goals. Giles, former head of the agency’s Office of Enforcement & Compliance Assurance (OECA) and is now a guest fellow at the Harvard Law School Environmental & Energy Law Program, told an April 27 American Bar Association event,...

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