Basic Practice Series: CERCLA, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (Superfund), Second Edition

    By Carole Stern Switzer and Peter Lawrence Gray

    Basic Practice Series: CERCLA, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (Superfund), Second Edition

    Basic Practice Series: CERCLA, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (Superfund), Second Edition

    By Carole Stern Switzer and Peter Lawrence Gray

    Quick and convenient, this book provides a concise overview of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund, and the regulations implementing it.
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    Get the facts quickly on environmental, energy, and resources law issues with the Basic Practice Series, published by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. This series is an essential library that provides essential information in an easy-to-use format. Whether you're a new or seasoned environmental practitioner, you'll find these books to be a quick and necessary resource for understanding the legal fundamentals of these areas. Useful appendices include: an acronym list; frequently asked questions; a list of key cases with a sentence describing each case; glossary; and bibliography.

    This updated, quick and convenient guide explains the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund. This concise book details the history of the statute and the reasons that it was enacted, and provide an concise overview of the Act and the regulations implementing it. Also included is a list of useful Websites and Internet resources on CERCLA. Basic Practice Series: CERCLA covers these relevant topics:

    • The original CERCLA provisions and the statute's expansion in 1986
    • CERCLA liability
    • Defenses to CERCLA liability
    • Constitutionality of retroactive liability
    • How the government orders a cleanup
    • The national contingency plan
    • Recovery of cleanup costs by private parties
    • Tools for CERCLA enforcement
    • Review of CERCLA orders

    Product Details

    Sponsors

    Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources

    Publishers

    ABA Book Publishing

    ISBN

    9781604420234

    Page Count

    158

    Product Code

    5350174

    Trim Size

    6 x 9 Paperback

    Publication Date

    7/18/2008 12:00:00 AM

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