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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

Fumigation Company Sentenced, Owner Imprisoned After Illegal Pesticide Applications. March 8, 2018. More Information...

Tyson Poultry Fined $2 Million for Violating the Clean Water Act . February 27, 2018. More Information...

Tank Vessel Operator and Master Convicted for Oil and Garbage Offenses. February 26, 2018. More Information...

Dyno-Nobel, Inc. Pleads Guilty for Failing to Notify Federal Authorities of Anhydrous Discharges Near St. Helens. February 23, 2018. More Information...

New York Man Sentenced to 87 Months for Multi-State Biodiesel Fraud Scheme. February 6, 2018. 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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