Environmental Administrative Decisions; Decisions of the United States Environmental Protection Agency Volume 6

Environmental Administrative Decisions; Decisions of the United States Environmental Protection Agency Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1995-05 edition. Excerpt: ...a facility." The President's authority to issue such orders has been delegated to U.S. EPA. See Executive Order No. 12580 (Jan. 23, 1987), 52 Fed. Reg. 2923 (Jan. 29, 1987). In accordance with CERCLA 105(a)(3), 42 U.S.C. 9605(a)(3), the President has issued regulations establishing "methods and criteria for determining the appropriate extent of removal, remedy and other measures authorized by CERCLA."6 Such measures could include the issuance of an administrative order under CERCLA 106(a). Id. The regulations distinguish between "removal actions" s This request is discussed at length infra in Section II.D. 6 These regulations appear in the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan at 40 C.F.R. Part 300. FEDERATED METALS CORPORATION and "remedial actions" and establish requirements for both types of response actions. The statute defines "remove" or "removal" broadly to include "the cleanup or removal of released hazardous substances from the environment" and further as: Such actions as may be necessary taken in the event of the threat of release of hazardous substances into the environment, such actions as may be necessary to monitor, assess, and evaluate the release or threat of release of hazardous substances, the disposal of removed material, or the taking of such other actions as may be necessary to prevent, minimize, or mitigate damage to the public health or welfare or to the envi-ronment, which may otherwise result from a release or threat of release. CERCLA 101(23), 42 U.S.C. 9601(23). "Removal authority is mainly used to respond to emergency and time-critical situations where long deliberation prior to...show more

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  • Paperback | 396 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 703g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236573838
  • 9781236573834