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Bodine Seeks 'Early Notice' Of EPA's Civil Cases Slated For DOJ Referral

March 29, 2018
EPA enforcement chief Susan Bodine is requiring “early notice” of civil cases that headquarters or regional agency staff are planning for referral to the Justice Department (DOJ), an effort she says will accelerate corrective actions but which is drawing concern from agency critics that it is another step to hinder aggressive enforcement efforts. “[T]he agency works closely with the [DOJ] on high impact cases that require judicial relief,” Bodine writes in a March 23 memo obtained by Inside EPA ...

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