5 edition of Hazardous waste cleanup, liability, and litigation found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-287) and index.
|Statement||Valerie M. Fogleman.|
|LC Classifications||KF1299.H39 F64 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 293 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||293|
|LC Control Number||91047999|
In and , studies revealed hazardous waste at the site was harming air quality, the panel said. In , Meritor installed a so-called "sub-slab depressurization system" that is aimed at. Hazardous waste site cleanup operations [paragraphs (b)-(o)] (e.g., SUPERFUND cleanup), Operations involving hazardous waste that are conducted at treatment, storage, and disposal (TSD) facilities [paragraph (p)] (e.g., landfill that accepts hazardous waste), and 5 1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, TRI Public Data Release.
NO wonder insurance companies and their policyholders are waging a coast-to-coast conflict over who has to pay to clean up hazardous waste sites. By . In the late s, revelations about the hazardous waste contaminating sites like Love Canal and Valley of the Drums captured the American public’s attention. In response to concerns about the risk these hazardous dumps posed to both public and environmental health, Congress passed the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) in
Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund) to clean up hazardous waste sites throughout the United States. 2. The law addressed concerns about the need to clean up abandoned hazardous waste sites and the future release of hazardous substances into . 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.
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This practical and comprehensive guide to Superfund law examines the EPA's program for and litigation book up sites contaminated and litigation book hazardous waste, the Agency's enforcement and settlement procedures, Superfund litigation, notification and reporting requirements of Superfund and Title III of its amendments, and the impact of Superfund on insurers and bankruptcy proceedings.
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Superfund is the common name for the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation andPages: 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 : Valerie M Fogleman.
Updated twice annually, this treatise provides you with comprehensive coverage of the latest legislation, regulations, and cases decided nationally that affect the law of hazardous waste. The Law of Hazardous Waste: Management, Cleanup, Liability, and Litigation is often cited by the courts nationwide.
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Get this from a library. Law of hazardous waste: management, cleanup, liability, and litigation. [Susan M Cooke;]. 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. Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) -- the Superfund law-to provide for "liability, compensation, cleanup, and emergency response for hazardous substances released into the environment and the cleanup of inactive waste disposal sites." This manual is a guidance document for managers responsible for occupational safety and health.
If a PRP sent some amount of the hazardous waste found at the site, that party is liable. Superfund liability is triggered if: Hazardous wastes are present at a facility, There is a release (or a possibility of a release) of these hazardous substances, Response costs have been or will be incurred, and; The defendant is a liable party.
federal government to clean up dangerous hazardous waste sites and to bring suit to recover the clean-up costs from the parties respon sible for creation of the site.1O To deter violations of the statutes, 11 and to finance the necessary cleanup12 of hazardous waste sites, both RCRA and CERCLA contain criminaP3 and civil14 liability provi.
The government can also choose to perform the cleanup itself and recover the cleanup costs from potentially responsible parties. Parties who pay cleanup costs can seek reimbursement by identifying another party responsible for the waste.
CERCLA liability arises by the past or present "release" of a "hazardous substance" into the environment. INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE CLEANUP: THE COMPREHENSIVE GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY DEFINED.
Cleanup of hazardous waste sites has become one of the leading problems of the decade. Since the enactment of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) 2.
inand the. The authors give a brief overview of federal hazardous waste and bankruptcy laws and then explore their interaction in four key areas: the discharge of cleanup liability, the priority of a cleanup claim in relation to other creditors, the abandonment of waste sites to avoid liability, and the effect of the automatic bankruptcy stay on hazardous.
States, in consultation with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), participate in the cleanup of hazardous waste sites in several ways. Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) ofsites that meet certain risk thresholds are eligible for placement on the National Priorities List (NPL)--a list that includes some of the nation's most.
HAZARDOUS WASTE CLEANUP Observations on States’ Role, Liabilities at DOD and Hardrock Mining Sites, and Litigation Issues. Statement of David Trimble, Director Natural Resources and Environment. Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, House of Representatives. For Release on Delivery Expected at a.m.
EDT. releases of hazardous waste at such sites; and established a fund for cleanup of sites for which no responsible party could be identified.7 The far-reaching liability that CERCLA imposed on corporations, landowners, and municipalities created the potential for substantial environmental cleanup responsibilities and costs.
Indeed. Another major source of cleanup liability is the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) which establishes standards for the generation, storage, treatment and disposal of Hazardous Wastes.
Most states have enacted their own hazardous waste programs and have been authorized by EPA to administer RCRA through their own state programs so that the state Hazardous Waste. Although created with the best of intentions -- to identify and clean up hazardous waste sites -- the Superfund program was structured around a faulty mechanism that relies on a self-perpetuating "blame game" to raise the funds necessary to clean up waste sites.
The use of joint and several liability fuels much of the litigation surrounding. Superfund and Brownfields Cleanup: Legal and Practical Issues (James T. O’Reilly, ) Introduces the statutory scheme regulating sites containing hazardous waste and their cleanup, litigation, defenses, injunctions, cost allocations (including natural resource damages), procedural issues, and contractual strategies.
The district court held that Section (a) does not permit recovery of past cleanup costs and does not authorize a cause of action for the remediation of toxic waste not posing an "imminent and substantial endangerment" at the time the lawsuit is filed.
The Ninth Circuit reversed on both issues.(2)."In terms of hazardous waste, a landfill is defined as a disposal facility or part of a facility where hazardous waste is placed or on land and which is not a pile, a land treatment facility, a surface impoundment, an underground injection well, a salt dome formation, a salt bed formation, an underground mine, a cave, or a corrective action.Cleanup of complex hazardous waste sites, which the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency oversees through its Superfund program, may accelerate in from a historically glacial pace. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt puts a high priority on hazardous waste cleanups, seemingly higher than the regulation of chemicals and control of air and water pollution control.