State Politics Hamstring EPA’s Pursuit of Polluters

EPN members Judith Enck (former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 2), Eric Schaeffer (Executive Director of the Environmental Integrity Project and former Director, EPA Office of Civil Enforcement), Betsy Southerland (former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water), and Tim Whitehouse (Executive Director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and a former senior attorney at EPA) were quoted in this article discussing how much authority EPA enforcement officials should delegate to state agencies.