Tag Archives: Superfund

Bad Superfund Judging — Like, Saints/Rams Bad

Last month’s decision in Ohio v. Breen was the most blatantly, obviously, and incontrovertibly wrong Superfund decision I have ever come across.  How wrong was it?  Saints/Rams level wrong.   The case involved Superfund claims brought by the state of Ohio … Continue reading

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EPA Provides Guidance to BFPPs Regarding Their Ability to Receive Reimbursement from EPA Superfund Special Accounts

One underused provision in the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) makes Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund Special Accounts available for reimbursement to Bona Fide Prospective Purchasers (BFPPs). This provision has received greater scrutiny by EPA following the … Continue reading

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Superfund Task Force Holds First of Eight Listening Sessions for Stakeholders, Focused on Expediting Settlement Negotiations

The Superfund Task Force, created in May 2017, issued a report in July 2017 proposing recommendations to streamline and strengthen the Superfund program. The Report contained five goals and 42 recommendations. In order to obtain input from stakeholders and the public … Continue reading

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Superfund Investigation Profiles Top Companies Linked to Toxic Waste Sites

From the press release:Toxic waste still plagues American communities 27 years after the U.S. government created a program to identify and clean up the countrys worst sites, according to a two-part investigation by the Center for Public Integrity. Wasting Away:… … Continue reading

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