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RECORD NUMBER: 1040 OF 3685
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Final policy toward owners of property containing contaminated aquifers.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.|
|Publisher||United States Environmental Protection Agency,|
|Subjects||Aquifers. ; Drinking water--Contamination.|
|Additional Subjects||Water pollution sources ; Aquifers ; Law enforcement ; Property owners ; Ground water ; Path of pollutants ; Subsurface flow ; Pollution regulations ; Hazardous materials ; Remediation ; Government policies ; Costs ; Superfund ; Cleanup ; CERCLA(Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act)|
|Collation||10 pages ; 28 cm|
The policy states the agency's position that, subject to certain conditions, where hazardous substances have come to be located on or in a property solely as the result of subsurface migration in an aquifer from a source or sources outside the property. EPA will not take enforcement actions under CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 106 and 107 against the owner of such property to require the performance of response actions or the payment of response costs.
Caption title. "Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance." "May 24, 1995." Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.