Inside EPA - 03/27/2020

State AGs Defend EPA Enforcement, Oppose OMB Civil Action Change

March 20, 2020
State attorneys general (AGs) and employment lawyers are opposing the White House Office of Management & Budget’s (OMB) call for input on potentially tightening due process protections in civil enforcement actions at EPA and elsewhere, arguing that there is no rational or legal basis for any such reforms. “[I]f OMB or this Administration does insist on proceeding with future regulatory action on this issue, it must ensure that any proposed rule is supported by reasoned analysis and narrowly tailored to...

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