Enforcement

Criminal Enforcement

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EPA's criminal enforcement program focuses on criminal conduct that threatens people's health and the environment.  It was established in 1982 and granted full law enforcement authority by congress in 1988. We enforce the nations laws by investigating cases, collecting evidence, conducting forensic analyses and providing legal guidance to assist with prosecutions. 

Recent Criminal Headlines and Activity

Former Owner of American Waste, Inc. Sentenced to 18 Months Imprisonment for Illegal Dumping.  August 12, 2016.  More Information...

Tampa Man Sentenced for Disposing Human Waste Into A Stream.  August 10, 2016.  More Information...

Indianapolis Contractor Prosecuted for Illegal Asbestos Removal.  August 10, 2016.  More Information...

Letcher Man Convicted of Unlawful Taking of a Bald Eagle and Unlawful Use of Pesticide. July 15, 2016. More Information...

Basin Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Clean Water Act Violations and Destruction of U.S. Property. July 20, 2016. More Information...

Former Fultonville Resident Sentenced to 18 Months for Environmental Fraud Scheme. July 13, 2016. More Information...

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Reporting Violations, Fugitives Information and Email Alerts

Click the appropriate links below for information on reporting environmental violations, viewing and reporting EPA fugitives information and signing up for criminal enforcement bulletins and alerts.

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