EPA's Jackson Calls for More Transparency on Water Quality, Enforcement

July 15, 2009

EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, in a July 2, 2009, memo to staff, called for an increase in the transparency of the agency's water quality enforcement and compliance programs.

Jackson ordered staff to make existing information more accessible and understandable to the public. She also told staff to put on the Web state performance reports under the Clean Water Act.