DOI Eyes Fall For Superfund NRD Assessment-Restoration Proposed Rule

November 20, 2023
The Department of Interior (DOI) plans to propose a formal update to its Superfund natural resource damage assessment and restoration (NRDAR) rules this year, according to a top official at the department who says the proposal will seek to overhaul DOI’s rarely used “Type A” streamlined assessments, prioritizing flexibility and cost-effectiveness. During the Nov. 15 Natural Resources Symposium in Washington, D.C., Emily Joseph, director of DOI’s Office of Restoration and Damage Assessment, presented an “estimated” timeline of the rulemaking that...

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