Environment & Energy Report

EPA Tailoring Superfund Agreements for Concerned Companies

May 3, 2018, 7:51 PM

Third parties that want to take on Superfund site projects can expect more personalized attention and customized agreements from the EPA, as the agency moves to redevelop contaminated properties.

The Environmental Protection Agency is targeting companies’ contamination liability concerns at the site level, pushing more tailored, site-specific agreements in addition to using agency-wide guidance, Cyndy Mackey, director of the agency’s Office of Site Remediation Enforcement, told Bloomberg Environment May 3.

Those changes are enticing more private investors to step in, clean up, and redevelop the country’s most contaminated sites, the agency said.

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Those third parties are often...

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