New From the Federal Register

Below please find summaries of environment-related rules, proposed rules, and notices recently published in the Federal Register.

Notices

DOE seeks feedback on draft environmental justice goals in its Environmental Justice Strategic Plan. 

Keywords:
Environmental Justice
Final Rules

EPA granted a request from the governor of Texas to voluntarily reclassify the San Antonio, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Houston-Galveston-Brazoria ozone nonattainment areas from moderate to serious for the 2015 ozone NAAQS. 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Proposed Rules

FWS announced findings that the Kiamichi crayfish, Rio Grande chub, and Rio Grande sucker are not warranted for listing as endangered or threatened species under the ESA. 

Keywords:
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Notices

EPA identified certain additional water quality-limited segments for the Arkansas 2020 §303(d) list, and seeks comment on those additions. 

Keywords:
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Notices

United States v. Pope Resources, No. 3:24-cv-05470 (W.D. Wash. June 13, 2024). Under a proposed consent decree concerning the release of hazardous substances from the former Pope & Talbot sawmill facility in Kitsap County, Washington, settling CERCLA and CWA defendants must construct, implement, maintain, and monitor a habitat restoration project; fund future long-term maintenance, monitoring, and stewardship of the project; and pay past and estimated future costs for natural resource damages assessment and restoration implementation and oversight. 

Keywords:
Clean Water Act (CWA), Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
Notices

NMFS announced the initiation of a five-year review for the Maui’s dolphin and South Island Hector’s dolphin.

Keywords:
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Notices

United States v. Santolubes, LLC, No.24-cv-807 (E.D. Mo. June 10, 2024). Under a proposed consent decree, settling CERCLA defendants must pay $300,000 for response costs incurred at the Findett/Hayford Bridge Road Groundwater Superfund site in St. Charles County, Missouri.

Keywords:
Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
Proposed Rules

EPA proposed to address the unreasonable risk of injury to human health presented by n-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) under its conditions of use as documented in the Agency's risk evaluation and risk determination for NMP pursuant to TSCA.

Keywords:
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Nevada (revisions concerning particulate matter emissions from woodburning devices in Washoe County).

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

SIP Approval: West Virginia (second 10-year limited maintenance plans for the 2006 24-hour fine particulate matter NAAQS for the Charleston area and the West Virginia portion of the Steubenville-Weirton, Ohio-West Virginia area).

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Arizona (partial approval and partial disapproval of revisions concerning implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of the 2012 fine particulate matter NAAQS).

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

EPA established requirements for commercial refrigerating appliances and commercial ice machines, safe use of flammable refrigerants, and safe design, construction, installation, and operation of refrigeration systems; and listed several substitutes as acceptable for retail food refrigeration, commercial ice machines, industrial process refrigeration, cold storage warehouses, and ice skating rinks, pursuant to the Agency's significant new alternatives policy program.

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

SIP Approval: North Carolina (updates to 2026 on-road and nonroad emissions inventories, safety margins, and motor vehicle emissions budgets). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

EPA announced the availability of acute freshwater aquatic life screening values for 6PPD and its transformation product 6PPD-quinone. 

Keywords:
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Notices

EPA designated one new equivalent method for measuring concentrations of ozone in ambient air.

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

SIP Approval: California (revisions to meet extreme area requirements for the 1997 eight-hour ozone NAAQS in the Riverside Co. nonattainment area).

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

EPA entered into a CERCLA settlement agreement with LPC Holdings, Inc., concerning recovery of cleanup costs at the Aberdeen Contaminated Groundwater Superfund Site in Aberdeen, North Carolina. 

Keywords:
Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
Final Rules

FERC revised the pro forma Open Access Transmission Tariff to remedy deficiencies in the Commission’s existing regional and local transmission planning and cost allocation requirements. 

Keywords:
Energy (generally)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Michigan (removal of redundant definition for "used oil"). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

SIP Approval: Michigan (removal of redundant definition for "used oil"). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

EPA proposed to enter into individual CERCLA settlements with seven additional parties concerning the recovery of cleanup costs at Bennett Landfill Fire Site in Chester, South Carolina. 

Keywords:
Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
Notices

United States v. ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. LLC, No. 4:24-cv-473-KGB (E.D. Ark. June 3, 2024). Under a proposed consent decree, settling OPA defendants must pay a total of $1,755,082 in connection with a discharge of oil from the Pegasus Pipeline into the environment in and around Mayflower, Arkansas, that migrated to waters, wetlands, and ultimately to Lake Conway.

Keywords:
Oil Pollution Act (OPA)
Proposed Rules

The National Park Service (NPS) proposed to revise regulations governing the application, processing, and issuance of right-of-way permits for lands and waters administered by NPS.

Keywords:
Land Use (generally)
Notices

DOI proposed to revise seven categorical exclusions under NEPA in the Bureau of Reclamation’s NEPA implementing procedures. 

Keywords:
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Connecticut (removal of State Order Nos. 7002B and 2087 and addition of Consent Order No. 8381). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Pennsylvania (revisions to attainment plan for the Indiana, Pennsylvania 2010 one-hour sulfur dioxide nonattainment area). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

EPA determined that Alabama’s coal combustion residuals permit program does not meet the standard for approval under RCRA. 

Keywords:
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
Proposed Rules

FERC proposed to amend regulations to clarify that for all proceedings before the Commission that require a water quality certification pursuant to §401(a)(1) of the CWA, the reasonable period of time during which the certifying authority may act on the water quality certification request is one year from the certifying authority’s receipt of the request.

Keywords:
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Notices

FWS initiated five-year status reviews under the ESA for 59 animal and plant species.

Keywords:
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Final Rules

NOAA issued final regulations for the designation of the Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary in eastern Lake Ontario to recognize the national significance of the area’s historical, archaeological, and cultural resources and to manage this area as part of the National Marine Sanctuary System.

Keywords:
Water (generally)
Notices

The president issued Proclamation No. 10770 of May 31, 2024, proclaiming June 2024 as National Ocean Month.  

Keywords:
Oceans
Notices

United States v. Union Carbide Corp., No. 1:24-cv-01463 (D. Colo. May 23, 2024). Under a proposed consent decree, settling CERCLA defendants must pay $600,000 to reimburse response costs incurred at the Uravan Uranium Project Superfund Site in Montrose County, Colorado, and to comply with institutional controls and other requirements for property owned within the site. 

Keywords:
Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
Final Rules

FWS determined endangered species status under the ESA for the Guadalupe fatmucket, Texas fatmucket, Guadalupe orb, Texas pimpleback, Balcones spike, and false spike, determined threatened species status for the Texas fawnsfoot, and designated approximately 1,577.5 river miles in total as critical habitat for the seven species of freshwater mussels in central Texas. 

Keywords:
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Final Rules

SIP Approval: Kentucky (revisions to geographical boundary description and attainment status designation for the Henderson-Webster 2010 primary sulfur dioxide nonattainment area). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Nebraska (miscellaneous changes). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (revisions to motor vehicle emissions budgets and onroad and nonroad mobile emissions for volatile organic compounds and nitrogen oxides for years 2025 and 2030). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Georgia (regional haze). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Proposed Rules

The Internal Revenue Service proposed regulations relating to the clean electricity production credit and the clean electricity investment credit established by the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to provide rules for determining greenhouse gas emissions rates resulting from the production of electricity; petitioning for provisional emissions rates; and determining eligibility for these credits in various circumstances.

Keywords:
Tax
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Arizona (partial approval and partial disapproval of revisions related to regional haze). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

United States v. TPC Group LLC, No. 24-00187 (E.D. Tex. May 21, 2024). Under a proposed consent decree, a settling CAA defendant must pay $12.1 million in civil penalties and spend approximately $80 million to improve its risk management program and improve safety at its petrochemical manufacturing facilities in Port Neches and Houston, Texas, in connection with a November 2019 explosion at the Neches facility and failure to take corrective action at the Houston facility. 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

United States v. PSF, Inc., No. 3:24-cv-00112 (D. Alaska May 24, 2024). Under a proposed consent decree, settling CWA defendants that allegedly violated the conditions and limitations of their NPDES permits at their facilities in Valdez and King Cove, Alaska, must perform injunctive relief and pay $750,000 in civil penalties. 

Keywords:
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Notices

NMFS announced its 90-day finding on a petition to list the Delaware River population of Atlantic sturgeon as an endangered distinct population segment (DPS) of Atlantic sturgeon under the ESA and to designate critical habitat for the DPS, finding the petition does not present substantial scientific or commercial information indicating action may be warranted and denying the petition. 

Keywords:
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Proposed Rules

FWS proposed to designate approximately 930 acres in Churchill County, Nevada, as critical habitat for the Dixie Valley toad under the ESA. 

Keywords:
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Notices

United States v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co., No. 4:23-cv-00517 (N.D. Ohio May 23, 2024). In connection with the February 3, 2023, train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, a proposed consent decree requires a settling CWA and CERCLA defendant to (1) reimburse all response costs incurred by the United States; (2) pay a civil penalty of $15 million; (3) establish a $25 million community health program for qualifying members of the public impacted by the derailment; (4) implement an array of specified rail safety procedures; (5) develop and adopt programs for coordination of rail track restoration and vent and burn procedures; (6) implement a $6 million local waterways remediation plan; (7) pay $175,000 for natural resource damages; and (8) implement compliance and future monitoring requirements. 

Keywords:
Clean Water Act (CWA), Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
Proposed Rules

EPA proposed a regulatory framework for states and public water systems to identify and assess restructuring alternatives to ensure that every community receives safe, affordable, and reliable drinking water. 

Keywords:
Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)
Final Rules

FWS removed approximately 64,797 acres of land within Arizona from the designation of critical habitat for the jaguar to comply with a court order. 

Keywords:
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Final Rules

FWS designated approximately 1,213,752 acres in northwestern California and southwestern Oregon as critical habitat for the coastal distinct population segment of Pacific marten under the ESA.

Keywords:
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Final Rules

FERC amended its regulations governing applications for permits to site electric transmission facilities under the Federal Power Act, as amended by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021, and amended its NEPA procedures.

Keywords:
Energy (generally)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: North Carolina (correction of erroneous incorporation of cross-references related to permitting rules).

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Proposed Rules

NMFS announced a 90-day finding on a petition to list the Gulf of Alaska Chinook salmon as a threatened or endangered species under the ESA, and to designate critical habitat concurrent with the listing, finding that listing may be warranted and commencing a status review. 

Keywords:
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Proposed Rules

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration proposed overdue updates to the registration fees under the statutorily mandated registration and fee assessment program for persons who transport, or offer for transportation, certain categories and quantities of hazardous materials. 

Keywords:
Hazardous Substances
Final Rules

EPA granted the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services the authority to implement and enforce the state’s amended Asbestos Disposal Site Rule in place of the national emission standard for asbestos provisions for inactive waste disposal sites. 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

EPA revised the Consumer Confidence Report Rule in accordance with America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 to require states, territories, and tribes with primary enforcement responsibility to report compliance monitoring data for all national primary drinking water regulations to the Agency.  

Keywords:
Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)
Notices

EPA announced that the limited maintenance plan for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) for the New Jersey portion of the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NNJ-NY-CT, and Philadelphia-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE, PM2.5 maintenance areas is adequate for transportation conformity purposes.

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: New York (revisions to meet requirements for the 2008 and 2015 ozone NAAQS for the Sylvamo Ticonderoga Mill).

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

EPA provided notice of upcoming public meetings that will be jointly held by the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council and the White House Environmental Justice Interagency Council, consistent with Executive Order No. 14096, Revitalizing Our Nation’s Commitment to Environmental Justice for All. 

Keywords:
Environmental Justice
Notices

EPA published a statement of findings on new chemical substances or significant new uses that are not likely to present an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment for March 2024 under TSCA.

Keywords:
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
Final Rules

FWS determined endangered species status for the dunes sagebrush lizard under the ESA. 

Keywords:
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Notices

EPA announced the availability of its draft human health and/or ecological risk assessments for the registration review of 3-iodo-2-propynyl butylcarbamate and pyrimethanil. 

Keywords:
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Pennsylvania (partial approval of certain clarifying amendments and partial disapproval of control technique guidelines and control of volatile organic compounds emissions from industrial cleaning solvents). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Georgia (clarifying requirements for gasoline transport vehicles). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

EPA updated the list of chemicals subject to toxic chemical release reporting under EPCRA and the Pollution Prevention Act to identify seven per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances that must be reported pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020. 

Keywords:
Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA)
Final Rules

SIP Approval: California (issuance of permits for stationary sources and preconstruction review and permitting of major sources and major modifications in the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Wisconsin (miscellaneous changes). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

SIP Approval: New York (source-specific revision for for Finch Paper LLC for implementation of 2008 and 2015 ozone NAAQS). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

EPA retroactively applied the approved modification of the federal equivalent method designation for the teledyne advanced pollution instrumentation model T640 particulate matter (PM) mass monitor to all of the concentration data for PM2.5 from the T640 and T640X monitors in EPA’s air quality system that was reported prior to the modification. 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

SIP Approval: Delaware (amendments to standardize public notice requirements). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

EPA finalized amendments to the new source performance standards for the synthetic organic chemical manufacturing industry and amendments to NESHAPs for hazardous organics and Group I and II polymers and resins industries.

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

NOAA and EPA seek comment on the agencies’ proposed finding that Alabama has satisfied each of the conditions the agencies included as part of their 1998 approval of Alabama’s coastal nonpoint pollution control program. 

Keywords:
Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA)
Final Rules

DOI finalized regulatory amendments to its renewable energy regulations that eliminate unnecessary requirements for the deployment of meteorological buoys, increase survey flexibility, improve the project design and installation verification process, establish a public renewable energy leasing schedule, reform the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's renewable energy auction regulations, tailor financial assurance requirements and instruments, and clarify safety management system regulations.

Keywords:
Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Florida (removal of obsolete, duplicative, or unnecessary rules from general provisions). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

NOAA approved a boundary expansion for the Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Prudence Island, Rhode Island, under the CZMA.

Keywords:
Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA)
Proposed Rules

NMFS proposed to issue protective regulations under §4(d) of the ESA for the conservation of the threatened oceanic whitetip shark. 

Keywords:
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Final Rules

EPA amended requirements that apply to the petroleum and natural gas systems source category of the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule. 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

SIP Approval: Kentucky (updates to definitions rule and certain incorporation by reference dates for the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

EPA finalized the residual risk and technology review conducted for NESHAPs for the primary copper smelting major source category. 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

NOAA approved a boundary expansion for the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve in Charleston, Oregon. 

Keywords:
Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA)
Final Rules

SIP Approval: Tennessee (revisions to continuous opacity monitoring system requirements). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

DOE announced the availability of the preliminary list of potential national interest electric transmission corridors, the designation of which would focus public and policymaker attention on the areas of greatest transmission need and unlock valuable federal financing and permitting tools to advance transmission development.

Keywords:
Energy (generally)
Notices

The president issued Proclamation No. 10746 of May 2, 2024, expanding the boundaries of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.

Keywords:
Public Lands
Final Rules

EPA finalized a CWA regulation to revise the technology-based effluent limitations guidelines and standards for the steam electric power generating point source category applicable to flue gas desulfurization wastewater, bottom ash transport water and legacy wastewater at existing sources, and combustion residual leachate at new and existing sources. 

Keywords:
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Final Rules

BLM finalized a rule that applies land health standards to all Bureau-managed public lands and uses, codifies conservation tools to be used within FLPMA's multiple-use framework, revises existing regulations concerning designation and protection of areas of critical environmental concern, and provides an overarching framework to facilitate ecosystem resilience on public lands. 

Keywords:
Public Lands
Final Rules

EPA finalized multiple actions under §111 of the CAA addressing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from fossil fuel-fired electric generating units (EGUs), including the repeal of the Affordable Clean Energy Rule, emission guidelines for GHG emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired steam generating EGUs, and revisions to the new source performance standards for GHG emissions from new and reconstructed fossil fuel-fired stationary combustion turbine EGUs. 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

The president issued Proclamation No. 10745 of May 2, 2024, expanding the boundaries of the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument.

Keywords:
Public Lands
Final Rules

EPA finalized a rule to address the unreasonable risk of injury to health presented by methylene chloride under its conditions of use under TSCA. 

Keywords:
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
Notices

NMFS announced the initiation of a five-year review for the non-U.S. distinct population segment of smalltooth sawfish under the ESA. 

Keywords:
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Final Rules

EPA finalized technology reviews conducted for NESHAPs for gasoline distribution facilities and the review of new source performance standards for bulk gasoline terminals. 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

EPA established requirements for legacy coal combustion residuals (CCR) surface impoundments, as well as CCR management units at active CCR facilities and at inactive CCR facilities with a legacy CCR surface impoundment. 

Keywords:
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
Final Rules

EPA designated two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), including their salts and structural isomersas hazardous substances under CERCLA. 

Keywords:
Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
Final Rules

EPA finalized amendments to NESHAPs for the coal- and oil-fired electric utility steam generating units source category.

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

EPA updated the regulatory framework governing the management and protection of environmental, fish and wildlife, other surface resources, and special areas in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.

Keywords:
Natural Resources (generally)
Final Rules

The Internal Revenue Service finalized regulations regarding federal income tax credits under the Inflation Reduction Act for the purchase of qualifying new and previously-owned clean vehicles. 

Keywords:
Tax
Final Rules

SIP Approval: Nevada (nonattainment new source review requirements for the 2015 ozone NAAQS for Clark County Department of Environment and Sustainability). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Notices

EPA announced the availability of proposed interim registration review decisions for bromine, and proposed final registration review decisions for agrobacterium radiobacter, polybutene resins, and porcine zona pellucida. 

Keywords:
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
Proposed Rules

EPA proposed revisions to the preconstruction permitting regulations that apply to modifications at existing major stationary sources in the new source review program under the CAA. 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

EPA finalized amendments to the procedural framework rule for conducting risk evaluations under TSCA to better align with the statutory text and applicable court decisions, to reflect the Agency's experience implementing the risk evaluation program following enactment of the 2016 TSCA amendments, and to allow for consideration of future scientific advances in the risk evaluation process without need to further amend the Agency's procedural rule.

Keywords:
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
Notices

United States v. Sunoco Pipeline, L.P., No. 1:24-cv-00238-SJD (S.D. Ohio Apr. 29, 2024). Under a proposed consent decree, a settling CWA defendant must pay a civil penalty of $550,000 in addition to $1,250,000 to compensate for harm to natural resources in connection with crude oil escaping from a ruptured pipeline, contaminating waters of the United States, and causing damage to natural resources.

Keywords:
Clean Water Act (CWA), Oil Pollution Act (OPA)
Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: California (revisions concerning emissions of volatile organic compounds from crude oil and natural gas facilities). 

Keywords:
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Final Rules

EPA withdrew from Agency regulation and management two designated ocean dredged material disposal sites, the Nome East and Nome West Sites, located near Nome, Alaska, pursuant to the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act.

Keywords:
Oceans
Notices

United States v. French Limited, Inc., No. 4:89-cv-2544 (S.D. Tex. Apr. 26, 2024). A fourth modification to a 1990 consent decree under CERCLA concerning contamination at the French Limited Superfund Site near Crosby, Texas, revises work requirements, provides for the reimbursement to EPA of certain response costs, and provides for the disbursement to members of the working group of funds received by EPA in a bankruptcy settlement payment for the site.

Keywords:
Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)