LEGAL ALERT 3-31-20: New EPA Policy for Regulated Entities Released in Response to COVID-19 Rochester Chapter

LEGAL ALERT FROM RAC NYSCAR AFFILIATE MEMBER, HARRIS BEACH PLLC:  New EPA Policy for Regulated Entities Released in Response to COVID-19

On March 26, 2019, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) released a new policy, “COVID-19 Implications for EPA’s Enforcement and Compliance Assurance.” The seven-page document outlines a temporary policy for how EPA will exercise enforcement during this unprecedented time. The policy was issued in response to social distancing and travel restrictions, as well as potential worker shortages that may impact compliance procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more ...