Summary: H.R.3994 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/07/1990)

Environmental Protection Act of 1990 - Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase the number of criminal investigators in the EPA Office of Criminal Investigations in the five fiscal years following the enactment of this Act.

Requires the Administrator to hire 50 civil investigators to assist the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Monitoring in developing and prosecuting civil and administrative actions.

Directs the Administrator to establish within the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Monitoring the National Enforcement Training Institute to train lawyers, inspectors, investigators, and technical experts in environmental law enforcement.

Establishes the Environmental Laws Enforcement Fund to carry out this Act.

Authorizes appropriations.