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Assigning liability for Superfund cleanups

an analysis of policy options

by Katherine N. Probst

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Published by Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States.,
    • Hazardous waste sites -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKatherine N. Probst, Paul R. Portney.
      SeriesRFF report
      ContributionsPortney, Paul R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1299.H39 P75 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 62 p. ;
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1746789M
      ISBN 100915707640
      LC Control Number92060830
      OCLC/WorldCa26082797

      This practical book guides the reader through Superfund Law. Superfund is the common name for the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, which established a national program for cleaning up the nation's abandoned and uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. underestimates of Superfund needs, because: 1) the movement of sites among programs may delay effective cleanups under Superfund, and 2) cleanups in other programs, rather than preventing the growth in numbers of Superfund sites, can create future Superfund sites as a result of incomplete, or less stringent cleanups in other programs;].

      SUPERFUND Who pays for one of the costliest cleanups ever? Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder, E&E News reporter. Published: Monday, J A dredge removes sediment from . Superfund Liability Protection for Local Government Acquisitions after the Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of - (6/15/20) Guidance provides an overview of CERCLA's liability framework and protections and the EPA's enforcement .

      The hearing is entitled, “Modernizing the Superfund Cleanup Program.” In , Congress enacted the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) – informally called Superfund – to address sites across the country contaminated by hazardous substances.   Pruitt wants to do cleanups faster at Superfund sites, but his plan does this by skimping on cost and leaving toxics on site. Saves money for the polluters who caused this disasters; leaves.


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[Katherine N Probst; Paul R Portney] -- While more than 2, emergency removals of hazardous materials have taken place under Superfund, implementing the long-term cleanup program has been the object of considerable controversy. One of. The Superfund law (officially the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, (CERCLA)) imposes liability on parties responsible for, in whole or in part, the presence of hazardous substances at a site.

Superfund Liability is: Retroactive - Parties may be held liable for acts that happened before Superfund's enactment in The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA).

The federal Superfund program, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designed to investigate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances. Sites managed under this program are referred to as.

EPA’s Superfund Enforcement Cleanup Work map highlights current cleanup work at privately- and federally-owned Superfund sites across the country. These cleanups are the result of the Agency’s work with responsible parties and federal entities to negotiate cleanup settlement agreements or issue orders to get the work done.

The book is a well-written valuable reference work for any scientist or engineer engaged in the environmental work in a variety of industries. Assigning liability for Superfund cleanups: An. the implications of alternative Superfund liability schemes.

My colleague Paul Portney and I published our first report Assigning Liability for Superfund Cleanups: An Analysis of Policy Options, in June of This research provides an analysis of the pros and cons of the current liability scheme and four alternative liability approaches. A major challenge for Superfund cleanups is the failure to reauthorize Superfund taxes that expired inwhich caused the program to rely on annual budget appropriations for federally funded.

Federal agencies pay for cleanups of Federal hazardous wastes, such as military bases or weapons plants, out of their own budgets. They do not use Trust Fund monies.

Superfund Trust Fund The Superfund Trust Fund was authorized in at $ billion. The debate about Superfund liability has treated financing as a distinct issue from the efficiency of clean-up. However, this paper presents a model of EPA decision-making in which liability funding may increase or decrease the extent of clean-up.

For years, however, petroleum, chemical and corporate taxes imposed by Congress funded the vast majority of the Superfund program, including expensive cleanups. Since the Superfund. Assigning Liability for Superfund Cleanups [Book] Box 2.

Briefing on the Economy (7/29/92) [Reports, Notes, and Other Information] Budget—Balanced Budget Amendment. Capital Gains [Transcript, Chapter from a book, and Booklet titled: Capital Gains Taxes in the Short Run] Clean Air Act [Memorandums and Letters].

As shown in Figure 6, we offer a number of reforms in the area of assigning liability among responsible parties that we think will encourage and expedite cleanups.

We recommend that the "joint and several" liability standard, which has served in practice as an effective enforcement tool, become the state's standard as a general rule. OSWER FS SACM Issue Exchange Form. Accelerated Cleanup Model Fine-Tuned For Full Operation inEPA Officials Say.

GAO Says Speed of Superfund Cleanups Should Be Accelerated. Superfund Accelerated Cleanup Model (SACM) in Highlights: Superfund Program Management FY (OSWER Directive H-3).

Ina Republican-controlled Congress eliminated a nine-year-old tax on petroleum and chemical industries, which had created a multibillion-dollar trust for Superfund cleanups.

Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. While more than 2, emergency removals of hazardous materials have taken place under Superfund, implementing the long-term cleanup program has been the object of considerable controversy.

One of the most contentious issues is whether the liability standards in the law should be. In this book, the authors develop information on who pays the costs and who bears the burden under the current liability scheme in Superfund on a site-by-site basis.implications of alternative Superfund liability schemes.

My colleague Paul Portney and I pub-lished our first report Assigning Liability for Su-perfund Cleanups: An Analysis of Policy Options, in June of This research provides an anal-ysis of the pros and cons of the current liability scheme and four alternative liability approaches—.A Superfund "co-disposal landfill site" is a site, listed on the National Priorities List of the Comprehensive Emergency Response, Compensation, and Liability Act ("CERCLA" or "Superfund"), 42 U.S.C.

§§ (), that has received both municipal solid waste ("MSW") or municipal sewage sludge ("MSS"), and other hazardous wastes.