Bodine Says 'Informal' Enforcement May Cut Cases But Speed Compliance

January 31, 2018
EPA enforcement chief Susan Bodine says the agency plans to launch pilot projects using "informal" enforcement actions that notify a facility of a violation and aim to achieve immediate compliance without waiting for formal litigation steps, saying that while it may cause a drop in total enforcement cases it could speed compliance. Bodine, assistant administrator in the Office of Enforcement & Compliance Assurance (OECA), said the pilot projects are among her list of goals during Jan. 30 remarks to an...

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