January 2015


Anti-fracking protesters in Balcombe, West Sussex

EPA’s National Enforcement Initiative Data Tracks Agency Action in the Energy Industry

Recently released data from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s National Enforcement Initiative demonstrate how intensely EPA’s enforcement program is focused on the oil and gas industry, especially within key shale plays and basins.[1] More specifically, this map overlays the location of concluded enforcement actions and inspections and evaluations between fiscal years 2011 and 2014 over… Continue Reading