EPA Denies Being Soft On Polluters As Democrats Question Enforcement

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Published on February 26, 2019 - Duration: 00:39s

EPA Denies Being Soft On Polluters As Democrats Question Enforcement

According to Reuters, the EPA's' enforcement chief on Tuesday pushed back on “the myth” that the regulator is soft on polluters, as Democratic lawmakers pressed her on the big decline in civil penalties and site inspections last year.

The EPA's annual report showed it only leveled $69 million in civil penalties against polluters and conducted the least amount of inspections in the past decade.

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