April 14, 2016

New National Enforcement Initiatives Announced

EPA has announced its FY 2017–2019 National Enforcement Initiatives, which focus the agency’s enforcement efforts on the nation’s biggest pollution challenges. Two new areas of focus have been added, one has been expanded, and four were retained from the previous list. These seven initiatives start October 1 and include:

EPA’s enforcement priorities are based on areas of the environmental regulations where the agency believes there is significant noncompliance. Additional detail can be found at EPA’s National Enforcement Initiatives website.


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