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Feb 8 2018
10:41 pm

But Cynthia Giles, the former head of EPA enforcement under Obama, points out that the biggest environmental fines and penalties had been initiated and secured under the previous administration, not the current one.

For example, of the $2.98 billion in total criminal fines in fiscal year 2017, $2.8 billion came from Volkswagen’s penalties for cheating on emissions tests, which the company agreed to shortly before Trump took office. "Nearly all of the large cases included in EPA’s annual enforcement report were essentially over before the new administration arrived at EPA," Giles said.

EPA enforcement 10 year low

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