Sackett's Impact On EPA Not So Dramatic, Ex-Official Says

Law360, New York (April 26, 2012, 5:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may issue fewer administrative orders following the recent Sackett v. EPA ruling, but it will continue using them and will prepare full administrative records to insulate itself from challenges, a former EPA civil enforcement director said Thursday.

In Sackett, the U.S. Supreme Court established that property owners could challenge EPA compliance orders in court before the agency brings legal action to enforce them. The ruling will change the EPA's practices, but not as dramatically as some may think, according to Adam...
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