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Food & Agribusiness| Client Successes

15-Year EPA Investigation Ends in Client Victory

Situation

Represented client in connection with a 15-year hazardous waste enforcement investigation by the U.S. EPA at a large mineral processing facility. EPA staff, along with DOJ enforcement attorneys, conducted several compliance inspections and issued two sets of comprehensive notices of violations seeking significant monetary penalties and injunctive relief.

Result

All alleged violations were fully resolved in our client’s favor, reflecting confirmation of the continuing compliance counseling advice provided prior to, and throughout, this investigation.