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Author Probst, Katherine N

Title Assigning Liability for Superfund Cleanups : an Analysis of Policy Options
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014


Description 1 online resource (78 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Executive Summary; 1 Introduction; 2 Policy Options and Evaluative Criteria; 3 Analysis of Policy Options; 4 Conclusions; Appendixes; Appendix A. Description of NPL Survey Data; Appendix B. Corporate Environmental Tax Information; Appendix C. Estimating the Cost of the Five Policy Options; Appendix D. Distribution of Trust Fund Revenues for Policy Options
Summary While more than 2,700 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 revised. The authors analyze the pros and cons associated with the current liability approach, as well as with a variety of alternative strategies
Notes Print version record
Subject Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States
Hazardous waste sites -- Law and legislation -- United States
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Hazardous waste sites -- Law and legislation.
Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Portney, Paul R
ISBN 9781135889142