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Shifting From Enforcement, EPA Adopts Six Areas For New Compliance Focus

June 11, 2019
EPA’s Office of Enforcement & Compliance Assurance (OECA) is poised to unveil the first six issues on which it will focus its new national compliance initiatives (NCIs) for fiscal years 2020-2023, narrowing a list of eight measures it prioritized as part of its enforcement program in its FY17-19 list. The announcement is likely to renew criticisms from environmentalists and others that the Trump EPA is limiting its enforcement efforts, pointing to a sharp drop in new criminal and civil cases,...

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