General Notice Letter for Sites Using the Superfund Alternative Approach

SA Approach General Notice Letter (.Doc/.Docx, 7 pp, 78 K)

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Model notice letter tailored to small businesses or individuals associated with a site using the Superfund Alternative Approach.

Supporting Documents

Transmittal of Updated Superfund Response and Settlement Approach for Sites Using the Superfund Alternative Approach (SAA Guidance)
Date: 09/28/2012
Transmittal memorandum and updated guidance on the selection and settlements using the Superfund Alternative Approach to ensure consistency between National Priority List sites and sites with SAA agreements. Supersedes the 2004 guidance document on SA Approach.

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).

Revision History

Review and Update URLs

  • Reviewed and updated existing URLs throughout the document – pp. 3-7

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 and formatting changes

  • As part of conversion to Word, made general grammatical and formatting updates to 2008 version and updated web links. No substantive changes.

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