Superfund Cleanup Subject Listing

Claims Against the Fund

This category includes the process by which potentially responsible parties (PRPs) who feel they were inappropriately ordered by EPA to perform a cleanup may try to recover their costs from the Superfund when they have completed the ordered work.

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Revised Guidance on Procedures for Submission and Review of CERCLA Section 106(b) Reimbursement Petitions - (2/23/12)
Guidance describes the contents of reimbursement petitions and theprocedures that EPA uses in adjudicating reimbursement petitions.
http://yosemite.epa.gov/oa/EAB_Web_Docket.nsf/8f612ee7fc725edd852570760071cb8e/cb29b85f99cbdc0885257afd0054d517/$FILE/CERCLA%20Guidance%2002-23-12%20FINAL.pdf (PDF 56K)
Consent Orders and the Reimbursement Provision Under Section 106(b) of CERCLA - (6/12/87)
Memorandum provides guidance on EPA consent agreements with PRP under Section 106 of CERCLA, that the consent agreement should include a provision which prevents PRP from receiving reimbursement for response actions. OSWER No. 9833.2.
https://www.epa.gov/enforcement/guidance-superfund-section-106b-consent-orders-and-reimbursement (PDF 137KB)

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