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Trump EPA Weighs Shuttering Enforcement Office But Prospects Unclear

February 08, 2017
The Trump EPA is weighing a possible shuttering of EPA's Office of Enforcement & Compliance Assurance (OECA) and returning civil enforcement to program offices, a move that sources say would significantly curb civil enforcement and be in line with Trump's calls to limit the agency's work -- though its prospects are unclear. The plan would to some extent echo a move that Oklahoma Attorney General (AG) Scott Pruitt (R), President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next EPA administrator, made...

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