Doug Parker

December 15, 2016

U.S. Authorities Close in on Volkswagen Criminal Settlement

Media Mention From Financial Times, Dec. 14, 201 . . . James Robert Liang, a VW engineer, in September became the first person to plead guilty to criminal charges, including conspiring to defraud US customers and regulators. He agreed to co-operate with prosecutors, and Daniel Nixon, Mr Liang’s lawyer, described him as only “one of […]
November 17, 2016

E&W's Parker Discusses Enforcement Under Trump EPA

Enforcement strategy likely to change under Trump Amanda Reilly, E&E News reporterGreenwire: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Former EPA and DOJ enforcement officials spanning the Clinton to Obama administrations. From left to right: Eric Schaeffer, Doug Parker, Justin Savage and Andrew Stewart. Photos courtesy of: Center for Progressive Reform, E&ETV, Hogan Lovells and Vinson & Elkins […]
October 5, 2016

E&W's Parker Discusses Fraud in the Renewable Fuel Standard Program on E&E TV

September 19, 2016

Murky Biofuel Market Vulnerable to Fraud, Former EPA Cop Warns

  September 19, 2016 12:37PM ET | Bloomberg Government (Bloomberg) — A program to boost the use of biofuels in the U.S. has become vulnerable to scams that have bilked victims out of nearly $1 billion so far, warns a former Environmental Protection Agency official in a white paper funded by an opponent of the […]
September 19, 2016

E&W's Parker Reports on Fraud in EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard Program

In a newly released report, E&W Strategies’ president, Doug Parker, offers a glimpse into the widespread fraud in U.S. EPA’s RFS program and the continued vulnerabilities to the environment and American taxpayers. According to Parker, In the nearly ten years since the establishment of the RFS, the program has fallen short of its legislative goals […]
September 19, 2016

E&W Strategies' Parker Highlights Rampant Fraud in EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard Program

From Icahn’s lips to Trump’s economic policy plan (at least the first version) Washington Post By Steven Mufson September 16 When billionaire investor Carl Icahn speaks, Donald J. Trump apparently listens. The Trump economic blueprint initially issued Thursday took aim at an obscure program designed to promote the blending of ethanol with gasoline. The program sets minimum […]
September 9, 2016

E&W's Parker and Fewell Slated to Speak at SXSW, Austin TX

Earth & Water Group’s Doug Parker and Brent Fewell scheduled to speak at South by Southwest (SXSW) Eco in Austin, TX October 10-12, 2016. SXSW, billed as one of the most innovative and dynamic sustainability conferences in the U.S., offers provocative programming, strategic alliances and global participation. Doug Parker, the President of E&W Strategies and […]
June 14, 2016

E&W Strategies Holds Inaugural EHS Roundtable – Culture, Management and Change

E&W Strategies convened its inaugural roundtable on June 9 in Washington DC with a program titled “From Worker Safety to VW and Flint: Enforcement Trends and Compliance Tips.”  EHS leaders from across numerous sectors, including manufacturing, water, transportation, infrastructure and legal met to discuss a number of emerging issues in the context of effective compliance […]
May 12, 2016

How Would EPA React to a Trump White House – E&W's Parker Responds

Employees ‘anxious’ about ‘scary’ Trump Kevin Bogardus, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, May 12, 2016 Donald Trump as the presumptive 2016 Republican presidential nominee has left EPA workers feeling “anxious,” according to union leaders. Photo by Gage Skidmore, courtesy of Flickr. Karen Kellen, who represents thousands of U.S. EPA workers as president of the American Federation of […]
May 6, 2016

E&W Strategies President, Doug Parker, in the News – Discusses EPA Criminal Enforcement

Ex-EPA Criminal Chief Says Enforcement Is Short-Changed Share us on: By Juan Carlos Rodriguez Law360, New York (May 5, 2016, 6:39 PM ET) — The former head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Criminal Investigations Division and the current chief of the U.S. Department of Justice’s sister section said Thursday the Obama administration has thrown […]