Enforcement

Subpoena Duces Tecum and Subpoena Ad Testificandum

Subpoena Duces Tecum and Subpoena Ad Testificandum (.Doc/.Docx, 3 pp, 14 K)

Model Information

08/30/1991

03/11/2015

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Section 122(e)(3)(B) of CERCLA gives EPA the power to issue administrative subpoenas requiring the attendance and testimony of witnesses (referred to as a subpoena ad testificandum) and the production of documents (referred to as a subpoena duces tecum).

Supporting Documents

Recommendations Concerning the Use and Issuance of Administrative Subpoenas under CERCLA Section 122 (6 pp, 151.0 K)
Date: 08/30/1991
Memorandum to EPA Regional Counsels regarding the Agency exercising its administrative subpoena authority under CERCLA Section 122(e)(3)(B) in the course of prosecuting and settling enforcement cases. This memorandum included revised model Subpoena Duces Tecum and Subpoena Ad Testificandum initially issued with 1988 guidance.

Transmittal of Guidance on Use and Enforcement of CERCLA Information Requests and Administrative Subpoenas
Date: 08/25/1988
Memoranda addressing information-gathering tools under sections 104(e) and 122(e)(3)(B) of CERCLA and model administrative subpoenas.

Revision History

Grammatical and formatting updates
03/11/2015

  • As part of conversion to Word, made general grammatical and formatting updates to 1991 version.

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