The Other Environmental Regulators: How States Unevenly Enforce Pollution Laws

March 2021

With Anthony Kay Baggaley

The latest expansion of Violation Tracker consists of more than 50,000 environmental enforcement actions brought by state regulators over the past 20 years. This report analyzes the data and finds striking differences among the states in their degree of regulatory zeal. It also reveals which companies and industries have paid the most in state environmental penalties.

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