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Office of Environmental Justice & Reviving Supplemental Environmental Projects

by Luke Narducci and Amanda Reeve On May 5, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (“USDOJ”) announced the launch of a new comprehensive environmental justice (“EJ”) strategy. The three-prong strategy, as laid out by the U.S. Attorney General in an internal memorandum, includes:   Supplemental Environmental Projects (“SEPs”) are projects that are undertaken by an […]

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Trump Eliminates Settlement Tool

by Mitchell J. Klein Somewhat lost amidst all the (well deserved) COVID-19 pandemic news that comes out daily, is a decision by the Justice Department regarding the settlement of environmental enforcement cases that will likely have profound impacts. The current administration has decided to ban the use of Supplemental Environmental Projects (“SEPs”) as a tool […]

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