PEER Blasts Herschel Vinyard, DEP for Trying to Water Down Pollution Permit Process
The nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has been tearing up the Department of Environmental Protection with public-records request.
PEER says the latest documents show that Vinyard is pushing to make it easier for companies to obtain general pollution permits and avoid having to get individual permits. Presumably, individual pollution permits are tailored for each holder and contain more specific stipulations, baselines, and regulations.
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