EPA increases penalties for NSR violations – Update from Jorden, Hiser & Joy

January 28, 2020; Eric K. Hiser, Esq.

On January 13, 2020, EPA issued its newest update under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (FCPIAA), as amended by the FCPIAA Improvements Act of 2015, which adjusts penalties for inflation.  Under the newest update, the statutory maximum for NSR violations is now $101,439 for violations that occur after November 2, 2015 and which are assessed after January 13, 2020.  This is an increase from the prior $99,681.

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