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Continue Reading Breakfast Briefing — OSHA 2013: Workplace Safety & Health Compliance and Enforcement Trends

By Eric E. Boyd and Jeryl L. Olson

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance has issued its draft guidance on the Fiscal Year 2013 enforcement program (FY 2013 Draft Guidance). The FY 2013 Draft Guidance identifies EPA’s intent to significantly cut back traditional federal enforcement strategies across all major federal environmental programs,

Continue Reading U.S. EPA Intends to Slash Federal Enforcement Programs and End Support of Voluntary Disclosures Under its Audit Policy