February 17, 2016

EPA’s Enforcement Results for 2015

EPA recently made available its Enforcement Annual Results for fiscal year 2015. The results, published by the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA), are available online. There you will find a summary of OECA’s accomplishments in its civil, criminal, cleanup, federal facility, and compliance programs.

Also available is an interactive map showing facility locations and other information on enforcement actions and cases from FY2015. It includes civil enforcement actions, criminal cases, and cases in which EPA provided significant support to state-lead criminal prosecutions.

One more feature included in the annual results is an update on EPA’s progress towards meeting its six national enforcement initiatives for fiscal years 2014–2016.

 


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