Environmental Enforcement and Crimes Committee Report
ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
63 ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMES 2008 Annual Report1 I. FY 2008 ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT RESULTS AND PRIORITIES The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) environmental enforcement program continues at a vigorous pace. Assistant Administrator Granta Y. Nakayama, head of the Office of Compliance Assurance (OECA), characterized the EPA’s 2008 efforts as “protecting our nation’s air, water, and land at a pace never before seen in EPA’s history.”2 In Fiscal Year (FY) 2008, the EPA...