Tag Archives: USEPA

Some Points and Statistics from USEPA CID

I was recently on a panel with Fred Burnside, the Director of the Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics and Training for the USEPA. Some of the things he passed along to the attendees are worth passing on here. In response… … Continue reading

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Internal USEPA Memo Details Clean Water Act Enforcement Problems

This may be old news to some; however, from my discussions with various practitioners the issues are not out in the community – yet. An internal USEPA memorandum has surfaced that details impacts to USEPA’s Clean Water Act enforcement program… … Continue reading

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USEPA Cover-Up?

The Associated Press is reporting this morning that congressional investigators are looking into the accounting practices at the USEPA which have helped mask how much the Bush administration has slashed penalties against polluters. The Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) report which… … Continue reading

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Should the USEPA have a “Help Wanted” List Rather than a “Most Wanted” List?

That is the opinion of Steven Milloy, a junk science expert and the publisher of Junk Science.com. Mr. Milloy writes: It’s little wonder why the FBI’s “Most Wanted” list doesn’t include anyone accused of breaking federal environmental laws. It’s hard… … Continue reading

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USEPA Cover-Up – Part 2?

The Government Accountability Office report has been release regarding the overstatement of enforcement of environmental penalties by the USEPA. Here is a link to the twenty-one (21) page report http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d081111r.pdf. The GAO report finds that the USEPA has overstated its… … Continue reading

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