Updated: Oct 9, 2020
Earth Live interviews Conservation Hero Joseph Poux, Deputy Chief of the Environmental Crimes Section, U. S. Department of Justice.
Joseph discusses his work, the history of the Environmental Crimes Section and the landmark criminal prosecutions of Volkswagen, Princess Cruises and LL Flooring (formerly Lumber Liquidators) for their crimes against the environment. He also discusses the role and importance of whistleblowers and offers guidance for anyone considering a career as an environmental prosecutor.
To report an environmental crime, please visit www.justice.gov/actioncenter/report-crime