Removal Action ASAOC

Removal ASAOC (.Doc/.Docx, 57 pp, 395 K)

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Document Overview

Model Administrative Settlement Agreement and Order on Consent for Removal Actions is suitable for use in both time critical and non-time critical removal actions under CERCLA.

Supporting Documents

Issuance of the 2022 Model Administrative Settlement Agreement for Removal Action
Date: 09/29/2022
Transmittal memorandum attaching a revised and streamlined administrative settlement agreement and order on consent for negotiating removal actions with potentially responsible parties at Superfund sites.

Consideration of Greener Cleanup Activities in the Superfund Cleanup Process
Date: 08/02/2016
Memorandum recommends approaches for "greener cleanup activities" when evaluating remedial and removal activities and other activities designed to reduce or mitigate potential environmental impacts when implementing response actions under CERCLA.

Issuance of Revised Model Administrative Settlement Agreement and Order on Consent and Unilateral Administrative Order for Removal Actions
Date: 09/30/2015
Memorandum transmits two revised model language documents for conducting removal actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).

Guidance on Financial Assurance in Superfund Settlement Agreements and Unilateral Administrative Orders
Date: 04/06/2015
Memorandum transmits guidance, model language, and sample documents that address financial assurance (FA) requirements in cleanup settlement agreements and unilateral administrative orders (UAOs) under CERCLA.

Transmittal of Model Geospatial Data and Electronic Submission of Deliverables Language for Inclusion in CERCLA Statements of Work
Date: 09/29/2014
Transmittal memorandum and model geospatial data and electronic submission of deliverables language for inclusion in CERCLA documents.

Revisions to 2009 ARC Memo and Issuance of Revised CERCLA Past Cost, Peripheral, De Minimis, De Micromis, and Municipal Solid Waste Settlement Models
Date: 09/26/2014
Transmittal memorandum revises, for purposes of all EPA settlement models issued under CERCLA, certain language included in the March 16, 2009 “ARC Memo” and announces issuance of 13 revised CERCLA judicial and administrative settlement models and two documents containing ability to pay inserts for the de minimis contributor models.

Institutional Controls: A Guide to Planning, Implementing, Maintaining, and Enforcing Institutional Controls at Contaminated Sites
Date: 12/04/2012
Guidance for site managers, attorneys and other interested parties for planning, implementing, maintaining and enforcing (PIME) institutional controls for Superfund, brownfields, UST, RCRA, and federal facility cleanups. Additional Information on ICs: Additional policy and guidance documents related to institutional controls is available from the ="https://cfpub.epa.gov/compliance/resources/policies/cleanup/superfund/index.cfm?action=3⊂_id=775">Institutional Controls subject category of the Superfund Enforcement Policy and Guidance Database.

Enforcement First for Removal Actions
Date: 08/11/2011
Memorandum addresses enforcement first policy for removal actions.

Interim Guidance: Providing Communities with Opportunities for Independent Technical Assistance in Superfund Settlements
Date: 09/03/2009
Memorandum transmits model language and provides guidance on technical assistance plan (TAP) provisions in Superfund settlements, including model TAP language for ASAOCs in RDs and other model language documents.

Interim Revisions to CERCLA Judicial and Administrative Settlement Models to Clarify Contribution Rights and Protection from Claims Following the Aviall and Atlantic Research Corporation Decisions
Date: 03/16/2009
Memorandum issuing interim revisions to CERCLA judicial and administrative settlement models to clarify certain contribution rights and protection from claims and certain other language following Supreme Court's decisions.

Transmittal of Guidance on Conducting Non-Time-Critical Removal Actions Under CERCLA
Date: 08/06/1993
Guidance provides information on the procedures and activities EPA uses in conducting non-time critical removal actions under CERCLA and the National Contingency Plan (NCP). Contains information on the Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis (EE/CA) reports and EE/CA approval memoranda.

Revision History

Updated payment instructions

  • ¶ 48.a – Replaced “SCORPIOS Report” with “e-Recovery Report” in periodical bills paragraph.

Minor edits and typographical corrections

  • ¶ 27 –Revised second and third sentences in paragraph to clarify language related to notification of modifications.
  • ¶ 31.a – Added “under” before “this Section” in the first sentence.
  • ¶ 49 - Deleted reference to “Settling Defendants” and changed to reference “Respondents.”
  • ¶ 70.c – Removed “and.”
  • ¶ 72.a – Deleted duplicate “regarding.”
  • ¶ 79 – Update to the paragraph as follows:
    • Deleted reference to “Settling Defendants” and changed to reference “Respondents.”
    • Changed “will no longer” to “do not” in the last sentence.

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