Will there be flexibility or relief for the regulated community for required sampling and monitoring? (Par ex. stack testing, daily hazardous waste tank inspections, many other examples) Some report lack of appropriate staff or materials to perform sampling.
View the COVID-19 Enforcement and Compliance Resources for frequently asked questions about enforcement and compliance and additional guidance. Authorized states or tribes may take a different approach under their own authorities.
EPA's Interim Guidance on Site Field Work Decisions Due to Impacts of COVID-19 has been issued for response actions related to cleanup and emergency response sites where EPA is the lead agency or has direct oversight of or responsibility for the work being performed.
- Will there be flexibility regarding inspection requirements under EPA grants to states, tribes or local governments such as those relating to RCRA large quantity generators, 3-year periodic inspection of USTs, and similar inspection requirements incorpora
- Will EPA grant operations be impacted by the telework enacted in response to the COVID-19?