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Document: OIG opens review of EPA enforcement record dating to FY06

November 06, 2018
EPA's Office of Inspector General (OIG) is opening a sweeping review of the agency's enforcement in fiscal years 2006-18, with dual goals of analyzing long-term trends in the results of various agency enforcement actions and identifying “key factors” that explain differences in those results under various regions and environmental laws. OIG's Kathlene Butler, director of the water directorate within the Office of Audit and Evaluation, announced the study in a Nov. 6 letter to EPA enforcement chief Susan Bodine. Environmentalists...

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