Civil Penalty Proceedings in Regional Offices
This scheme provides for the a hearing before a Regional Judicial Officer with an appeal available to the Environmental Appeals Board for certain civil penalty cases.
|Level||Name of Office||Are administrative appeals permitted from final decisions at this stage?|
Yes (Some Types of Cases)
Appeal Level 1
Comments/Notes on Adjudication Structure:
The Administrator also has the option of exercising the authority of a Hearing Officer the hearing level, negating the necessity for an appeal to the agency head as required under the APA. See 40 CFR 108.7.
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Is this a Major Adjudication: