Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suspended its enforcement of a variety of environmental laws on Thursday, saying that industries could have trouble complying with them due to the coronavirus pandemic.The agency added that it won’t expect “to seek penalties for noncompliance with routine monitoring and reporting obligations.””EPA is committed to protecting human health and the environment, but recognizes challenges resulting from efforts to protect workers and the public from COVID-19 may directly impact the ability of regulated facilities to meet all federal regulatory requirements,” said EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. “This temporary policy is designed to provide enforcement discretion under the current, extraordinary conditions, while ensuring facility operations continue to protect human health and the environment.”AHEAD OF CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS VOTE, HOUSE LAWMAKERS CONCERNED REP. MASSIE MAY TRIGGER DELAY FILE – In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration is steadily pushing major public health and environmental rollbacks toward enactment, rejecting appeals that it slow its deregulatory drive while Americans grapple with the pandemic. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) The temporary enforcement discretion policy


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