The recent indictments out of Nebraska related to the deaths of two workers and mishandling of hazardous waste demonstrates EPA’s and DOJ’s continued focus on the intersection of environmental protection and worker safety. With substantially larger criminal penalties for certain environmental violations than available in worker safety statutes, the DOJ, EPA and OSHA will look to apply […]
This past week, John Cruden, DOJ’s top environmental prosecutor, offered the keynote address at the ABA Environmental Section’s annual conference. Cruden offered a lot of useful information and a glimpse into Next Generation compliance (and enforcement). What many may be unaware of is that DOJ has made the issue of worker safety a top priority […]
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