EPA Penalties Increase

On January 15, 2018, increased EPA civil penalty levels went into effect. These penalty increases, which are intended to keep up with inflation, increase the maximum civil penalties EPA can impose for violations of environmental laws by two percent. Clean Air Act (CAA): $97,229 (from $95,284) Clean Water Act (CWA): $53,484 (from $52,414) Resource Conservation … Continue reading EPA Penalties Increase