Kelsey Brugger



Kelsey Brugger previously covered politics, the White House and the Energy Department for Energywire. She joined E&E News in 2018 after working as a reporter in California, where she covered offshore oil, immigration, cannabis and politics for the Santa Barbara Independent. Her work has also appeared in Scientific American and Coastlines. She obtained a bachelor's degree in history from University of California, Santa Barbara.

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No waivers granted, so far

EPA has not issued any waivers for "essential critical infrastructure" that cannot comply with environmental enforcement during the novel coronavirus pandemic.


EPA won't reveal waivers

A week after EPA issued a controversial enforcement policy, the agency declined to reveal how many companies sought waivers of noncompliance due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.