U.S. environmental liability risks

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Graham & Trotman/M. Nijhoff, Jan 17, 1995 - Law - 315 pages
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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Contents

Understanding the Judicial Systems Impact
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Environmental Liability for Purchase of Undeveloped Land
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Liability of Purchasers of Developed Industrial Property
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