Bloomberg Law
Jan. 26, 2022, 11:00 AM

Underserved Communities to See More EPA Enforcement on Pollution

Dean Scott
Dean Scott

The EPA will make more aggressive use of unannounced inspections, part of a broader basket of new policies and community efforts designed to address long-standing inequities in marginalized communities beset by pollution, Administrator Michael Regan said.

The inspection pledge, made on the heels of Regan’s tour of environmental justice challenges around the nation, calls for surprise inspections at facilities “suspected” of failing to comply pollution and other environmental requirements to better protect public health.

Regan said his “Journey to Justice” tour, launched in the fall, revealed too many residents suffering “far too long,” with some communities impacted ...

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