EPA Reports Record Enforcement Results In FY2008

Law360, New York (December 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2008 will force companies to spend a record $11.8 billion on pollution controls, cleanup and environmental projects, according to statistics the agency has released.

Assembled by the EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, the fiscal year 2008 Accomplishments Report, released Thursday, estimates that when the scheduled upgrades are made, releases of pollutants into the environment will be reduced by about 3.9 billion pounds per year, nearly four times the level of pollution reduction achieved in...
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