Environmental crimes fugitive Web site launched
Last updated 12/18/2008 at Noon
SAN FRANCISCO — A new Web tool is available to enlist the public and other law enforcement agencies in tracking down fugitives accused of violating environmental laws and evading arrest.
“Putting this information on the EPA’s Web site will increase the number of ‘eyes’ looking for environmental fugitives,” said Granta Y. Nakayama, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. “Two EPA fugitives were captured this year and this Web site could help us find more fugitives in the future.”
The Web site includes photos of the accused, summar...