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Next Generation Compliance: Memorandum on Next Gen in Civil Enforcement Settlements

Building on EPA’s progress implementing its Next Generation Compliance strategy, in January 2015, Cynthia Giles, Assistant Administrator for Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, formally requested that civil enforcement staff consider Next Generation Compliance tools in all cases and include them in settlements when appropriate. The following memorandum outlines this statement.

The Next Generation Enforcement Settlement Highlights lists some examples of how Next Generation Compliance tools have been used in civil enforcement settlements to date.

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