Enforcement

Superfund Cleanup Subject Listing

Bankruptcy

This category includes guidance on EPA pursuing potentially responsible parties (PRPs) that have filed for bankruptcy for recoverable costs.

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EPA's Continued Efforts to Enhance CERCLA Cost Recovery - (7/2/10)
Memorandum highlights important cost recovery practices and encourages Regions to reevaluate their Superfund cost recovery programs.
https://www.epa.gov/enforcement/guidance-efforts-enhance-cercla-cost-recovery (PDF 267 K)
Interim Protocol for Coordination of Bankruptcy Matters under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) - (5/10/05)
Transmittal memorandum and Interim protocol for coordination of bankruptcy matters between headquarters and Regional offices.
https://www.epa.gov/enforcement/guidance-coordination-bankruptcy-matters-under-cercla-interim-protocol (PDF 88 KB)
Guidance on EPA Participation in Bankruptcy Cases - (9/30/97)
Guidance on EPA Participation in Bankruptcy Cases identifies the factors to be considered by EPA in determining whether to participate in a bankruptcy case.
https://www.epa.gov/enforcement/guidance-epa-participation-bankruptcy-cases (PDF 820 KB)

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