Superfund Cleanup Subject Listing

Liability - Lender

This category includes documents that discuss the liability of financial institutions that have lent money to owners or operators of Superfund sites.

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CERCLA Lender Liability Exemption: Updated Questions and Answer - (7/1/07)
Updated fact sheet highlights the main rules and EPA policy governing CERCLA environmental liability for secured creditors (lenders) for the cleanup of contaminated property.
https://www.epa.gov/enforcement/fact-sheet-updated-questions-and-answers-cercla-lender-liability-exemption (PDF 62 KB)
Policy on Interpreting CERCLA Provisions Addressing Lenders and Involuntary Acquisitions by Government Entities - (6/30/97)
The memorandum transmits EPA's policy for interpreting CERCLA provisions that address (1) lenders and (2) government entities that acquire property involuntarily.
https://www.epa.gov/enforcement/guidance-lenders-and-involuntary-acquisitions-government-entities (PDF 17 K)
Recently Enacted Lender and Fiduciary Liability Amendments - (10/3/96)
Memorandum highlights the 1996 lender and fiduciary amendments to CERCLA contained in the Omnibus Appropriations for fiscal year 1997.
https://www.epa.gov/enforcement/guidance-lender-and-fiduciary-liability-amendments-superfund-and-rcra (PDF 598 K)

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