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Lender liability under Superfund

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business.

Lender liability under Superfund

hearing before the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, Washington, DC, August 3, 1989.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Lender liability -- United States.,
    • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States.,
    • Toxic torts -- United States.,
    • Small business -- United States.,
    • Commercial loans -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S6 1989h
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 175 p. ;
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1985143M
      LC Control Number90600373

      Full text of "H.R. , the Superfund Reform Act of , and issues related to reauthorization of the federal Superfund program: hearings before the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, June 9, July 12 "


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Lender liability under Superfund by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Download PDF EPUB FB2

environmental liability for secured creditors for the cleanup of contaminated property. The following questions and answers focus on conditional liability protections from “owner or operator” liability under CERCLA.

This document supersedes the April “CERCLA Lender Liability Exemption Questions and Answers.” Fact Sheet: Updated Questions and Answers on the CERCLA Lender Liability Exemption Updated fact sheet highlights the main rules and EPA policy governing the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, commonly referred to as Superfund) environmental liability for secured creditors for the cleanup of   CERCLA, BROWNFIELDS, and LENDER LIABILITY What is CERCLA.

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund) authorizes the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to respond to human health and environmental hazards posed by hazardous substances at properties. Under CERCLA, EPA can require   Limiting Lender Liability Under CERCLA by Administrative Rule Frona M. Powell fied approximately assets held by the agency for liquidation with a total book value of approx- sible parties at any Superfund site and only eight of 18, formal notices of potential liability under the Superfund law have gone to private lenders.

EPA ?article=&context=mulr. Guidance: Lender and Fiduciary Liability Amendments to Superfund and RCRA This memorandum highlights the lender and fiduciary amendments to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, commonly referred to as Superfund) contained in the Omnibus Appropriations for fiscal year The Superfund law (officially the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, (CERCLA)) imposes liability on parties responsible for, in whole or in part, the presence of hazardous substances at a site.

Superfund Liability is: Retroactive - Parties may be held liable for acts that happened before Superfund's enactment in   The traditional limitation on liability of lenders under the Federal Superfund statute, was narrowed by the recent Federal Appeals Court decision United States v.

Fleet Factors Corp. Under Superfund, lenders which hold only a security interest in property (i.e. a mortgage) are not subject to liability for cleanup costs if the property subject Historically, under Superfund, the owner or operator of a contaminated property could be held responsible for the property's cleanup, based solely on his/her current ownership of the property.

InCongress enacted the Brownfields Amendments, which amended the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA Superfund Fact Book Summary The Superfund program is the principal federal effort for cleaning up hazardous waste sites and protecting public health and the environment from releases of hazardous substances.

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) established the program, and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of Get this from a library.

Lender liability under Superfund: hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, on H.R. August 2, [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and ://   However, recognizing CERCLA's remedial policies, as well as the related elements of the new Lender Liability Rule, Congress could assist in the creation of a uniform rule of law on indirect operator liability by amending the definition of "owner or operator" in Section (20)(A) to identify a uniform standard to be applied by all federal  › FindLaw.

Select Lender or Tenant Liability Letter (if requesting both separate applications must be submitted): {Lender Liability Letter Tenant Liability Letter {Current site property owner {Having a security interest in the site {Operator of the site (i.e. rent, lease or manage) ?fileticket=GFikD6eanoY=&portalid=0.

Get this from a library. Lender liability under Superfund: hearing before the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, Washington, DC, August 3, [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business.] from superfund epa announced at today (friday 4/24) the— final rule on lender liability under superfund white house announcing at today i have one copy in hazardous waste the, superfund docket has copies to give out until it is printed in the federal register on hay 8, questions can be directed to the superfund hotline ?Dockey=TXT.

A lender also remains liable under the state Superfund law (the HSAA), if the lender is an arranger, generator or transporter (as opposed to an "owner or operator") under CERCLA section The provisions of the act are inoperable to the extent that they are inconsistent with federal law such that the state would be penalized, lose funding or  › FindLaw.

Materials found in this area address Superfund enforcement topics. For access and information to non-enforcement Superfund program office documents, visit EPA's Superfund program office's policies and guidance webpage.

To locate a document within the Superfund enforcement policy and guidance compendium choose from the search box, chronological listing, or subject listings :// Superfund Cleanup Subject Listing.

Liability - Exemptions. guidance and three model documents addressing the potentiall applicability of the BFPP provision under Superfund to tenants. CERCLA Lender Liability Exemption: Updated Questions and Answer - (7/1/07)?action=3&sub. B. The New Rules: The EPA Defimes the Lender Liability Exemption The disagreement among courts in determining lender liability under Superfund left the lending community in disarray The American Bankers Association asserted that lenders curtailed loans to some classes of borrowers to avoid liability In some cases, lenders even abandoned   Liability Act (CERCLA), as amended, in response to and Valley of the Drums in the s.

CERCLA is informally called Superfund. The Superfund program is administered by EPA in cooperation with state and tribal governments. It allows EPA to clean long-term cleanup actions under the Superfund remedial :// Get this from a library.

Lender liability issues under Superfund: hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, Ap [United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public ://   This article traces the development of lender liability for hazardous waste cleanup costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) as amended by the Superfund Amendments and reauthorization Act of (SARA).

THE EXPANSIVE SCOPE OF LIABLE PARTIES UNDER CERCLA. OWEN. SMITH* In Congress adopted its most financially extensive envi-ronmental protection measure, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act ("CERCLA" or "Superfund").2 This legislation authorized the establishment of ?article=&context=lawreview.

Letter from David B. Van Slyke, acting associate enforcement counsel for Superfund to Richard B. Belzer of the Office of Management and Budget, reprinted in Proposed Draft Rule on Lender Liability Under CERCLA With Accompanying Letter From EPA to OMB, Jan.

24,21 Env't Rep. (BNA) (Feb. 22, ) [hereinafter Proposed EPA Rule]. The Handbook of Tools for Managing Federal Superfund Liability Risks at Brownfields and Other Sites is a compilation of those tools to provide the reader with an understanding of federal liability as it relates to real property.

Regardless of CERCLA's secured creditor exemption from owner/operator liability, a lender may be liable under ?Dockey=   I Lenders' concern arose from the imposition of liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorisation Act of (SARA), referred to collectively as "the Superfund legislation," 42 U.S.C.

§§ ()?article=&context=ncilj. Lender liability under Superfund: hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, on H.R.

liability under CERCLA is misplaced4 and that its dramatic 1. Marion Gerhardt, Lender Liability For "Toxic Blackacre", 54 KY. BENCH & B. 16 (); Martin R. Ufford, Avoiding the Spectre of Environmental Liability: Recommendations for Financtal Institutions and Trust Companies, 59 J.

KAN. ?article=&context=jpl. Liability under CERCLA is strict, joint and several, and may reach a wide range of parties that owned, operated or were involved with hazardous substances at a facility.

These liability provisions may significantly impact a borrower (and loan collateral), and in some instances may impose direct liability on a lender. Therefore, Real Estate Loans Lenders Environmental. Lender liability under Superfund: hearing before the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundred first Congress, first session, Washington, DC, August 3, By United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Abstract "Serial no. ".Cover es bibliographical of access Downloadable. In response to claims that the threat of environmental liability under the Superfund law deters the acquisition of potentially contaminated sites (or "brownfields") for redevelopment, the federal government has adopted programs to protect purchasers from liability.

This protection may be unwarranted, however, if sellers can simply adjust property prices downward to compensate "The Effect of Joint and Several Liability Under Superfund on Brownfields," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Howard F. Chang & Hilary Sigman, "The Effect of Joint and Several Liability under Superfund on Brownfields," Departmental Working PapersRutgers University, Department of :// Lender liability issues under Superfund: hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, Ap   Superfund Community Involvement Handbook January Community Involvement Handbook (January ) under Contract EP-W and Contract EP-W (Task Order #).

Compensation, and Liability Act ofalso referred to as Superfund CERCLIS Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Information   the superfund reauthorization act: an attempt at legislative clarity.

banker liability under cercla exacerbated by the superfund amendments and reauthorization act of. lenders' liability under the amended superfund act: a ?article=&context=umlr. An Epidemic Lender Misconduct Scenario our Lender Liability Lawyers Expose & Stop.

Every year it seems banks and other lenders manage to outdo themselves in terms of greed, wrongdoing, and immorality. In and our lender liability team has seen the following fact situation too often and it isn’t confined to big banks:   In addition to the assumption of liability of owners and operators under paragraph (1) of this subsection, the Post-closure Liability Fund established by section 1 of this title may be used to pay costs of monitoring and care and maintenance of a site incurred by other persons after the period of monitoring required by regulations under   In the Clutches of the Superfund Mess.

By overall has been spent or committed under the Superfund program. of the rules governing lender liability in cases where banks exerted no control CERCLA makes passive ignorance a liability 29 a nd rewards informed, responsible action at even distant investor levels of involvement or interest in facilities if there is sufficient control of the facility to be on actual or constructive notice of the problem.

30 R easonable inquiry into CERCLA issues before a property interest is acquired is essential to avoid CERCLA ://   result of lender liability under such laws. On the whole, the FDIC and RTC support the "Lender Liability Act of with a total book value of about $ million — have been identified at this time as potentially having hazardous substance problems.

We findings of Superfund liability on top of that could jeopardize the   Free Online Library: Lender Liability. by "Mortgage Banking"; Banking, finance and accounting Business Real estate industry Banking law Consumer education United States Credit liability Analysis Liability for credit information Mortgage banks Laws, regulations and rules Mortgages+Liability.-a.

Hazardous Waste Superfund Collection Hazardous Waste Superfund Database Thesaurus January Information Access Branch, PMD Information Management and Services Division Office of Information Resources Management Office of Administration and Resources Management U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency Room M Street, S.W. Washington, DC () ?Dockey=Full text of "The effects of Superfund liability on small business: hearing before the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, Washington, DC, Octo " See other   Superfund and Brownfields in the th Congress.

(Conservation, Lender Liability, and Deposit Protection Act, P.L. ). It is an EPA initiative, done under Superfund’s authority, but, until enactment of P.L.

in Januarywas not explicitly authorized in CERCLA. EPA’s program now includes financial awards to states