U.S. environmental liability risks
This work gives a comprehensive analysis of the environmental aspects of the decision about whether and where to invest capital in the industrial sites or product exports into the United States. The risks of penalties for noncompliance with the rapidly growing body of environmental laws and regulations are ever increasing. This volume informs legal practitioners and their clients on the environmental liabilities and risks, And The means of dealing with the U.S. regulators and legislators. Where appropriate, a brief comparative analysis with European Union legislation and initiatives is also included. Separate chapters address the choices of development of a new site, acquisition of an operational business, The management of environmental obligations of a site, exporting of products into the U.S., lending capital To The U.S. site developer and writing insurance upon environmentally related risks. The book also includes a resources section providing the legal resource materials and a glossary of terms.
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Understanding the Judicial Systems Impact
Environmental Liability for Purchase of Undeveloped Land
Liability of Purchasers of Developed Industrial Property
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Adjoining properties Administrator air emission air pollution applicable appropriate April buyer CERCLA chapter chemical substance Clean Air Act Clean Water Act compliance confidential contamination damages decision determine discharge effluent enforcement environmental laws environmental liability environmental site assessment evaluation facility factory February 27 hazardous substances hazardous waste Industrial User issued January July lead agency lender limits located manufacture or import notification October officials operator owner paragraph PCBs penalties permit program permitting authority person plant potential POTW Pretreatment Standards prior environmental purchaser pursuant RCRA regulations regulatory release remedial removal action requirements response risk rules safety seller sewer spill status storage subchapter substances or petroleum Superfund tanks term Toxic toxic torts treatment TSCA U.S. EPA Unk Yes violations volatile organic compounds wastewater wetlands Yes No Unk Yes No Unknown