Wednesday, August 17, 2005

GAO: EPA Has Failed to Protect Environment from Failed Businesses

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GAO has issued a report faulting EPA, among other things, for failing to require businesses to provide financial assurances that they are able to clean up environmental contamination caused by their use of hazardous substances.  GAO claims that EPA had a duty to issue financial assurance regulations under CERCLA § 108(b).
GAO Report Highlights
Full GAO Report

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