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

Two Individuals and Company Plead Guilty to Asbestos-related Clean Air Act Violations. May 15, 2017. More Information...

Cabool Business Owner Indicted for Dumping Grease into Big Piney River. May 11, 2017. More Information...

Owners Of Biofuel Company Indicted On Conspiracy And False Statement Charges. May 4, 2011. More Information...

Owner of Lawrence Auto Shop Indicted in Connection With Illegally Dumping Oil and Putting Merrimack River at Risk. March 21, 2017.  More Information....

Western Massachusetts Power Plant Owner and Management Companies Sentenced for Tampering and False Reporting. March 23, 2017. 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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