Laws & Statutes
On January 11, 2002, President Bush signed the Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act (Pub .L.No. 107-118, 115 stat. 2356, "the Brownfields Law"). The Brownfields Law amended the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund) by providing funds to assess and clean up brownfields; clarified CERCLA liability protections; and provided funds to enhance state and tribal response programs. Other related laws and regulations impact brownfields cleanup and reuse through financial incentives and regulatory requirements.
- Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields
- Public Law 107-118 (H.R. 2869): "Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act"
- Bill Summary
- Bill Benefits
- Executive Order: Further Amendment to Executive Order 12580, as Amended, Superfund Implementation
June 20, 2003
- Other Brownfields - Related
Includes CERCLA, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA).
- Brownfields Tax Incentive
Has information about the Brownfields Tax incentive included in the Taxpayer Relief Act to spur the cleanup and redevelopment of brownfields in distressed urban and rural areas.
- Brownfields Liability
Contains information about lender liability and other liability issues.
- All Appropriate Inquiries
Includes Statutory language, fact sheets, negotiated rulemaking, and Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) meeting information.
- Major Environmental
More than a dozen major statutes or laws form the legal basis for EPA programs.