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DOJ Takes Steps To Bolster Civil Enforcement For Workplace Violations

March 16, 2016 at 4:06 PM
The Justice Department (DOJ) is taking a series of steps to bolster its civil enforcement efforts against workplace violations under federal environmental laws, adding to its high-priority effort to step up criminal enforcement against workplace safety violations under the pollution control statutes. “We are strengthening our efforts to pursue civil cases that involve worker safety violations under the Clean Air, Clean Water, Resource Conservation and Recovery and Toxic Substances Control Acts,” John Cruden, DOJ's top environmental official, told a March...

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