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Main Title The financial implications of releasing small firms and small-volume contributors from Superfund liablility [i.e. liability] /
Author Dixon, Lloyd S.
Publisher Rand,
Year Published 2000
Report Number MR-1171-EPA
OCLC Number 43798586
ISBN 0833028251; 9780833028259
Subjects Hazardous waste site remediation--United States--Finance. ; Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages--United States. ; Hazardous waste site remediation--Finance.
Additional Subjects Superfund Trust Fund
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EJBM  HC110.W3D59 2000 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 10/29/2004
Collation xxiii, 53 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
"MR-1171-EPA"--Page 4 of cover. Includes bibliographical references (page 53).
Contents Notes
1. Proposals to Reform Superfund's Liability Provisions -- 1.1. The Superfund Program -- 1.2. Proposals to Exempt Parties from Superfund Liability -- 1.3. Contribution of This Study -- 1.4. Organization of the Report -- 2. Data and Methods -- 2.1. Data -- 2.2. Analysis Methods -- 3. Type and Size of PRPs at NPL Sites -- 3.1. Types of PRPs at Nonfederal Superfund Sites -- 3.2. Distribution of Business Firms by Size at Nonfederal Superfund Sites -- 4. Distribution of Cleanup Costs by PRP Type and Size -- 4.1. Distribution of Cleanup Costs at Owner-operator Sites -- 4.2. Distribution of Cleanup Costs at Generator/Transporter Sites -- 4.3. Estimated Proportion of Cleanup Costs Borne by Small Firms -- 4.4. Cleanup Costs Potentially Transferred to EPA by Liability Exemptions -- 5. Releasing Small-Volume Contributors from Superfund Liability -- 5.1. Representativeness of Data Used in Analysis -- 5.2. Distribution of Volumetric Share at G/T Sites -- 5.3. Distribution of Volume-Based Cleanup Costs by Volumetric Share Category -- 6. Effects of Liability Reforms in the PRPs that Remain Liable -- 6.1. Description of Method and Data -- 6.2. Distribution of Number of Firms and Actual Cleanup Expenditures by Firm Size at 18 Sites -- 6.3. Implications for Distribution of Benefits Among PRPs When Small or Small-Volume PRPs Are Released from Liability -- 7. Summary and Conclusions -- 7.1. Effects of Proposals to Release Small Business Firms from Liability -- 7.2. Effects of Proposals to Release Small-Volume PRPs from Liability -- 7.3. Effects of Liability Reforms on PRPs Remaining Liable at the Sites -- 7.4. Concluding Comments -- App. A. RPM Site Survey -- App. B. Sampling Design and Integration of RPM and Sets Data -- App. C. Statistical Methods.