Concludes that financial responsibility requirements under CERCLA § 108(b) for the Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution industry are not necessary. Presents the supporting information and analysis EPA used to reach this conclusion. Proposes to not impose financial responsibility requirements for the industry,
CERCLA Financial Responsibility for Chemical Industry Dec 07, 2020 · What Are CERCLA Financial Responsibility Requirements? Section 108(b) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)sometimes known as Superfundauthorizes EPA to create regulations that require certain industries or facilities to establish and maintain evidence that they can cover the costs of
CERCLA 108(b) Financial Responsibility Requirements for the Petroleum and Coal Product Manufacturing Industry:Proposed Rule . December 2019 . After careful analysis, EPA has concluded that the existing regulatory programs and current industry practices that have been put in place over the last four decades already address the financial risk of the
EPA Foregoes Requiring Financial Assurances from the Dec 03, 2020 · Section 108(b) of CERCLA authorizes EPA to require owners and operators of classes of facilities to establish and maintain evidence of financial responsibility consistent with the degree and duration of risk associated with the production, transportation, treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous substances. 42 U.S.C. § 9608(b).
EPA Says CERCLA Financial Assurance Not Required for Feb 21, 2020 · Financial responsibility requirements under Section 108(b) do not apply to legacy sitesthat is, those where manufacturing is no longer occurring. The EPA emphasizes that the proposed decision is directed at the entire industry and would not affect the Agencys authority to take CERCLA response action at an individual site.
01.11.2021 EPA Says No Risk from CERCLA Financial Assurance Exemptions for Three Named Industries By:Jessica J.O. King . EPA has promulgated a final rule declining to impose final assurance requirements on the electric power, petroleum and coal manufacturing, and chemical manufacturing industries to clean up spills of hazardous substances.
Financial Responsibility Requirements Under CERCLA § 108(b Mar 02, 2017 · In addition, the proposed rule would establish specific financial responsibility requirements applicable to certain classes of mines and associated mineral processing facilities within the hardrock mining industry. ----- \1\ See Financial Responsibility Requirements under CERCLA Sec. 108(b) for Classes of Facilities in the Hardrock Mining
Financial Responsibility Requirements Under CERCLA § 108(b The existing CERCLA processes for enforcement, contribution, cost recovery, and assignment of liability are unaffected by CERCLA § 108(b) financial responsibility requirements, and are available to ensure that responsible parties pay the costs associated with releases or
This proposed rule would establish financial responsibility requirements under section 108(b) of CERCLA, as amended. By requiring owners and operators of hardrock mining facilities to demonstrate financial responsibility, this proposed rule would increase the likelihood that those owners and operators will have funds necessary to address the CERCLA liabilities at their facilities, thus
Superfund Financial Responsibility Rules - Environmental Section 108(b) of CERCLA states that the President shall promulgate requirements that classes of facilities establish and maintain evidence of financial responsibility consistent with the degree and duration of risk associated with the production, transportation, treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous substances. 42 U.S.C. § 9608(b).
Superfund Financial Responsibility Superfund US EPAJan 11, 2017 · Requirements for the Hardrock Mining and Mineral Processing Industry. In July 2009, EPA identified certain hardrock mining and mineral processing facilities as its first priority for the development of financial responsibility requirements under CERCLA section 108(b). EPA research indicated that the hardrock mining and mineral processing industry typically operates on a large scale,
How Can I Get Copies of This Document and Other Related Information?Table of ContentsI. Executive SummaryII. AuthorityIII. Background InformationIV. Statutory Interpretationv. Approach to Developing This Proposed RuleVI. Chemical Manufacturing Industry OverviewVII. Discussion of Cleanup Sites AnalysisVIII. Decision to Not Propose RequirementsCERCLA Section 108(b) provides general instructions on how to determine what financial responsibility requirements to impose for a particular class of facility. Section 108(b)(1) directs EPA to develop regulations requiring owners and operators of facilities to establish evidence of financial responsibility consistent with the degree and duration of risk associated with the production, transportation, treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous substances. Section 108(b)(2) directs that the level of financial respFinancial Responsibility Requirements Under CERCLA Section Dec 02, 2020 · The 1980 Senate Report states that the legislative language that became Section 108(b) requires those engaged in businesses involving hazardous substances to maintain evidence of financial responsibility commensurate with the risk which they present. This approach is also consistent with the analysis that EPA undertook, in developing its Final Action on Financial Responsibility Requirements Under CERCLA Section