EPA Guidance/Enforcement

EPA Lifting COVID-19-Related Enforcement Discretion Policy on August 31 (July 2, 2020)

EPA Provides Flexibility to Manufacturers of Isopropyl Alcohol-Based Disinfectants and Sanitizers (May 18, 2020)

EPA Expedites Data Review for Disinfectant Products that May Be Effective Against the Novel Coronavirus (May 13, 2020)

Making Sense of Environmental Agency Enforcement Policies in the Wake of a Pandemic (May 6, 2020)
(includes Best Practices for Documenting EH&S Compliance Efforts and a COVID-19 Enforcement Preparedness Checklist)

Ten Tips for Disinfectant Producers and Distributors During the COVID-19 Pandemic (May 4, 2020)

EPA Releases Unprecedented Recommendation to Use Unregistered Substances as Disinfectants Against Coronavirus (April 30, 2020)

NGOs Seek Court Order Compelling EPA to Respond to Petition for Emergency Rule on COVID-19 Enforcement Discretion (April 16, 2020)

EPA Continues to Expand Efforts to Ease the Production of Disinfectants Approved for Use Against the Novel Coronavirus (April 16, 2020)

EPA Issues Interim COVID-19 Guidance for Superfund Sites and Other Cleanup Actions (April 14, 2020)

EPA Takes Action to Ease the Production of Disinfectants Approved for Use Against the Novel Coronavirus (April 1, 2020)

EPA Policy Provides Enforcement Relief Where Needed Due to Pandemic (March 27, 2020)

EPA Provides Flexibility to Pesticide Manufacturers Using “Commodity Inert Ingredients” (March 27, 2020)

EPA Authorizes Anti-Coronavirus Claims for Pre-Designated Disinfectant Products (Updated March 16, 2020)