EPA Enforcement Transcends Politics: Experts

Law360, New York (November 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The fact that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's enforcement actions yielded a record $10.6 billion for investment in pollution controls and cleanup in fiscal 2007 is a manifestation of the agency's steadily vigorous enforcement work over the past decade and demonstrates that the EPA's enforcement efforts transcend politics, experts say.

The $10.6 billion figure more than doubles the $5 billion figure for cleanup and controls from 2006, and surpasses the previous record of $10.2 billion set in 2005, according to EPA statistics.

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