The data does not appear to support a relationship between who conducted the inspections and the measured SQG performance.
Did the Type of SQG Enforcement Actions between June 2004 and June 2007 Influence Performance?
Typical SQG “Enforcement” Actions
(June 2004 – June 2007)
Compliance Advisories (informal enforcement) and Penalties
Warning Letters, Notices of Violation, Consent Orders
Notices of Non-compliance, Orders and Penalties
Informal enforcement including Letter of Warning (LOWs), and Notice of Violation (NOVs), and Formal enforcement including Consent Agreements (CAs) and formal legal actions civil and criminal actions.
NH NY RI VT
Warning Letters, Notice of Non-Compliance, Consent Orders
Notices of Violation (informal), Consent Orders
Letters of Non-C ompliance, Formal Enforcement
Notice of Alleged Violation Letters, Formal Enforcement
The data do not appear to support a relationship between the type of
enforcement actions and the measured SQG performance.
The States Common Measures Project Final Report