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Major Drop in EPA FY18 Enforcement Bolsters Criticism of Trump Agenda

Feb 11, 2019 / by

David LaRoss /

Inside EPA

EPN member Cynthia Giles, former EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, is quoted in this article about sharp drops in in EPA’s civil and criminal penalties, site inspections and other measures under the Trump administration.

EPA Enforcement Drops Sharply in Trump’s 2nd Year in Office

Feb 8, 2019 / by

Ellen Knickmeyer /

Associated Press

EPN member Cynthia Giles, former EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, is quoted in this article about civil and criminal crackdowns on polluters dropping significantly in the 2nd year of the Trump Administration. This piece also ran in The Seattle Times.

Polluters Are Paying Much Lower Fines Under Trump, EPA Says

Feb 8, 2019 / by

Anna M. Phillips /

Los Angeles Times

EPN members Dave Coursen, former EPA Office of General Counsel, and Cynthia Giles, former EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, are quoted in this article about an 80% drop in some penalties levied against polluters, signaling that the EPA has become a less aggressive watchdog:. The piece also ran in Press of Atlantic City, among other outlets.

Under Trump, EPA Inspections Fall to a 10-Year Low

Feb 8, 2019 / by

Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis /

The Washington Post

EPN member Cynthia Giles, former EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, is quoted in this article about the EPA inspecting fewer industrial facilities during 2018 than at any time over the past decade.

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