By Andrew H. Perellis and Craig B. Simonsen

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has just announced its Final Fiscal Year 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan (April 10, 2014). We had previously blogged about the Draft Strategic Plan.

According to EPA’s Administrator, Gina McCarthy, “EPA will address the increasingly complex array of environmental challenges we face by advancing a rigorous research
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By Jeryl L. Olson

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its enforcement priorities for 2014 through 2016, however, notwithstanding its labeling of its 2014-2016 enforcement strategy as “Next Generation,” in reality the EPA announced new process is no different than the strategy employed by EPA since 2011; the strategy, in essence, is merely “more of the

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