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Navigating Environmental Compliance in the COVID Age

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As companies navigate the unprecedented effects on business operations and supply chains caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, complying with local, state, and federal environmental laws and regulations has presented new challenges, which will continue as operations return to normal. Both companies and regulators are struggling with how to ensure legal compliance while providing flexibility and keeping employees safe.

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This program featured former high-ranking officials from the DOJ and EPA leading an in-depth discussion of how companies can better navigate environmental compliance and limit risks during these unprecedented times we are all facing.

Discussion topics included:

  • EPA and state environmental agency enforcement guidance during the pandemic
  • Private Attorneys General: the role of NGOs and citizen suits in enforcement
  • Approaches to minimize enforcement risk

This presentation was recorded and current as of June 18, 2020. Content viewed after this date may no longer be current.

This information is provided by Vinson & Elkins LLP for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal advice.