OECA Plans New Enforcement Priorities, Drops Defeat Device, HAP Focus

January 11, 2023
EPA’s enforcement office is proposing new priorities for fiscal years 2024-2027 focusing on climate mitigation and addressing PFAS contamination, while also planning to drop older initiatives aimed at stopping after-market defeat devices and reducing hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) from waste facilities. In a notice slated for publication in the Federal Register Jan. 12, EPA’s Office of Enforcement & Compliance Assurance (OECA) also asks for comment on whether to launch new initiatives aimed at addressing coal ash and lead contamination...

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