OECA’s Criminal Program Taking Stepped Up Role In Enforcement Efforts

February 22, 2024
EPA’s enforcement chief is highlighting the growing involvement of the agency’s criminal enforcement program in its overall enforcement efforts, including stepped up coordination between its criminal and civil programs to be more intentional and consistent about which program should handle cases and how. “We are promoting far greater strategic coordination between our criminal and civil enforcement programs,” David Uhlmann, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA), said in a keynote address to the American Legal Institute-Continuing...

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