Next Generation Compliance: Strategic Plan, 2014-2017

Cynthia Giles, head of enforcement under the Obama administration, outlined a new approach to enforcement and compliance at the EPA known as “Next Generation Compliance,” or Next Gen for short. The Next Gen idea was built around five, interconnected components: Regulation and permit design, innovative enforcement, advanced monitoring, electronic reporting, and transparency.


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EPA, "Next Generation Compliance: Strategic Plan, 2014-2017," October 2014.