Workplace Safety's Little-Known Hammer: The Clean Air Act
Law360 (July 30, 2019, 12:51 PM EDT) -- Although workplace safety professionals are generally familiar with the requirements imposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Act, fewer are aware of analogous requirements under the Clean Air Act. But failing to understand the interface between these programs can be costly; as discussed below, these requirements have generated significant penalties for noncompliance over the last few years. Since 2017, the Trump administration's U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has cited these provisions in some of its largest enforcement actions, some requiring millions — in one case, hundreds of millions — of dollars in penalties and required plant upgrades.
Although the Trump administration has...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!