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Attorney Urges EPA To Ease Way For More Cleanup Liability Transfers

June 15, 2018
An industry attorney is pressing EPA take steps to ease the way for liable parties at contaminated sites to make greater use of cleanup liability transfers, including allowing a “portfolio” approach that packages numerous sites together in a single transfer. Brian Israel, the chair of law firm Arnold and Porter's environmental practice group, told a June 5 EPA listening session on Superfund reform that EPA should develop model language for use in consent decrees and comfort letters to signal the...

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