Notice of Eligibility to Receive a De Minimis Party Settlement

Eligibility to Receive De Minimis Party Settlement (.Doc/.Docx, 5 pp, 27 K)

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Model letter setting forth the content of notification letter under section 122(g)(1) of CERCLA regarding a person's de minimis status eligibility.

Supporting Documents

Interim Revisions to CERCLA Notice Letters and Update of Superfund and Small Waste Contributors Brochure to Notify Potential Settlors about Atlantic Research Corporation Decision
Date: 04/30/2008
Memorandum providing interim modifications to six de minimis, ability to pay, and general model notice letters issued under CERCLA that corrects model language relating to the protection from contribution claims afforded by de minimis settlements after the Supreme Court’s decision in Atlantic Research Corporation (ARC).

Interim Guidance on the Ability to Pay and De Minimis Revisions to CERCLA Section 122(g) by the Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act
Date: 05/17/2004
Guidance document and four model notice documents on ability to pay and de minimis revisions to CERCLA 122(g) under the 2002 Brownfields Amendments

Revision History

Review and Update URLs

  • Reviewed and updated existing URLs throughout the document – pp. 4-5.

Amended paragraph adding information on resources for small businesses

  • Updated paragraph addressing information resources for small business to add sentence on availability of fact sheet on the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA) and other resources.

Grammatical, formatting changes, link and description updates

  • As part of conversion to Word, made general grammatical and formatting updates to 2008 version. Also updated links and added more complete description of PRP categories.

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