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Hazardous substances, site remediation, and enforcement

Hazardous substances, site remediation, and enforcement

ALI-ABA course of study materials : October 23-24, 2003, Washington, D.C.

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Published by American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hazardous wastes -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Hazardous waste sites -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States.,
    • Brownfields -- Government policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHazardous substances, site remediation, ALI-ABA course of study materials
      Statementcosponsored by the Environmental Law Institute.
      ContributionsAmerican Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1299.H39 H388 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3321912M
      LC Control Number2004275231
      OCLC/WorldCa53319786

      It encourages waste reduction, reuse and recycling. The division leads the investigation and clean-up of hazardous substance release sites. It regulates installation, operation, removal and remediation of tanks storing petroleum and hazardous substances. It ensures boilers and pressure vessels are inspected to prevent catastrophic failures. One of the biggest stories in chemical contamination emerging over the past several years has been per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). States throughout the nation, including the Great Lakes region, are finding PFAS contamination in a growing number of locations where these persistent chemicals pose a threat to people and the environment.

      Numerous other non-National Priorities List sites with known or suspected releases of hazardous substances exist in the state, but are not being addressed through the full Superfund process. The investigation and remediation of contaminated sites are the primary responsibility of the EPA and other federal agencies. The Delaware Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA), 7 Del. C. Chapter 91, was passed by the Delaware General Assembly in July of ; amendments have been added over the years to support the addition of the Voluntary Cleanup and Brownfields Programs. The HSCA statute gives DNREC the ability to ensure cleanup of facilities with a release or imminent threat of release of hazardous substances.

      The EPA and state agencies use the Hazard Ranking System (HRS) to calculate a site score (ranging from 0 to ) based on the actual or potential release of hazardous substances from a site. A score of places a site on the National Priorities List, eligible for long-term, remedial action (i.e., cleanup) under the Superfund ashleyllanes.comd by: the 96th United States Congress. The EPA Environmental Engineering Sourcebook includes papers and bulletins that focus on remediation of soil and groundwater, making them available in a convenient ashleyllanes.com book compiles thirty-five documents- written by recognized leaders - on major methods and promising new techniques for hazardous waste treatment and site remediation.


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Hazardous substances, site remediation, and enforcement Download PDF EPUB FB2

This section provides policy and guidance documents related to the enforcement related to pollution by waste, chemical, and cleanup sites. You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. This book, by one of the nation's first environmental prosecutors, is a detailed guide to environmental enforcement for members of the regulated community and their counsel.

Environmental Enforcement: Civil and Criminal explains the potential consequences of enforcement actions and discusses procedures to follow to minimize exposure. Provides a brief and enforcement book of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP). The NCP was established in to protect our environment against oil spills and hazardous waste releases.

Includes associated references to the Clean Water Act (CWA) and Oil Pollution Act. Have a hazardous substance present, and; Pose or anticipate to pose a threat to public health, safety, or the environment. When a site meets these three criteria, TDEC's Division of Remediation will propose adding it to the List of Inactive Hazardous Substance Sites.

Adding or deleting a site requires rulemaking. and enforcement book T he Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances ' Remediation Section (RS) formerly known as the Site Investigation & Restoration Section (SIRS), is responsible for the identification, evaluation and remediation of sites within the state of Delaware that had past releases of hazardous substances.

Hazardous Waste; Land Use; Pesticides; Site Remediation; Solid Waste; Underground Storage Tanks; Water; Other; Subscribe to NJDEP Compliance Advisories; Compliance Assistance. EZ Inspect; Inspection Checklists; Compliance Assistance Links; Compliance Letters; School Facilities; Data Miner; Enforcement Reports; Open Public Records Act (OPRA) Supplemental Environmental Projects.

The State Sites Section is included in the Hazardous Waste Remediation Bureau. The State Sites program regulates all sites where a hazardous substance and enforcement book waste has been released or has the potential to be released i.e. contaminated sites.

The section oversees the long-term remediation and management of contaminated sites. A Guide to Hazardous Substance Storage Capacity, to assist in determining whether a site is subject to the Discharge Prevention regulations as a major facility. Topics discussed include storage volumes, solid hazardous substances, underground storage tanks, distinctions between storage areas and process areas, and acceptable out-of-service designations.

The Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Site (IHWDS) Program is the State's program for identifying, investigating and cleaning up sites where consequential amounts of hazardous waste may have been disposed.

These sites go through a process of investigation, evaluation. The Division of Remediation identifies and investigates hazardous substance sites, then uses practical and effective remedies to stabilize, remediate, contain, monitor, and maintain these sites.

These efforts minimize threats to public health, safety, and the environment. Operation and Enforcement: The Department’s Division of Site Remediation or its organizational successor within the Department is the lead State office for reviewing and approving response actions pursuant to these regulations.

encountered hazardous substances. Method 2 is a process by which the perform ing p arty can. RR Sites Map. RR Sites Map, available for desktop and mobile devices, is the DNR's web-based mapping system that provides information about contaminated properties and other activities related to the investigation and cleanup of contaminated soil or groundwater in Wisconsin.

Hazardous Sites Cleanup Program The Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act (HSCA) provides DEP with the funding and authority to conduct cleanup actions at sites where hazardous substances have been released. HSCA also provides DEP with enforcement authority to force the persons who are responsible for releases of hazardous substances to conduct cleanup.

Provides information on the programs in the Remediation Division. Brownfields Site Assessments Program Services such as Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments for local governments and nonprofit organizations during commercial real estate transactions.

ALI-ABA Course of Study Hazardous Substances, Site Remediation, and Enforcement Cosponsored by the Environmental Law Institute April 24 - 25, Washington, D.C.

TABLE OF CONTENTS Page PROGRAM xi FACULTY PARTICIPANTS xiii FACULTY BIOGRAPHIES xvii STUDY MATERIALS 1. United States v. Atlantic Research and Other CERCLA Litigation Developments. generates less than lbs.

( kg) of hazardous waste and/or less than lbs. (1 kg)of acute hazardous waste-accumulates less than lbs. ( kg) (of hazardous waste and/or less than lbs.

(1 kg) of acute hazardous waste onsite-may accumulate. Cortese List Data Resources Below are the data resources that provide information regarding the facilities or sites identified as meeting the “Cortese List” requirements. List of Hazardous Waste and Substances sites from Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) EnviroStor database.

WHAT PROPERTY OWNERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY Introduction Act (CERCLA) 42 USC § et seq. CERCLA is the primary federal statute imposing liability for the clean-up of hazardous substances. Liability may be imposed upon the current owner or operator of a facility, former owners and operators, any person who arranged for.

The National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan, codified at 40 C.F.R. Part (), as amended, and more commonly referred to as the National Contingency Plan.

The federal government’s framework for remediation of hazardous substance release Sites, as specified in CERCLA. NRD. California Environmental Protection Agency. To restore, protect and enhance the environment, to ensure public health, environmental quality and economic vitality. To protect Californias people and environment from harmful effects of toxic substances by restoring contaminated resources, enforcing hazardous waste laws, reducing hazardous.

Guidance and Policy Documents. Guidance documents provide interpretations of rules and regulations. Most guidance documents offer details about how to comply, helping both the regulated community and DEC staff work toward compliance.

DEC's Guidance provides a uniform basis for compliance and enforcement across the state.Inactive and Abandoned Hazardous Substance Site Remediation Regulations: Part VI. LAC VI B. Mandatory Reporting.

The following persons are required to notify the department of the discharge, emission, or disposal of any hazardous substance at an inactive or uncontrolled site: the owner, operator, or lessee of the site.Hazardous Site Remediation in NY & NJ Many of our clients are owners or operators of property that has been impacted by hazardous substances or petroleum products.

These impacts may stem from leaking underground storage tanks, compromised commercial or industrial infrastructure, accidental spills or overfills and various other sources.