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Land Use in the CERCLA Remedy Selection Process

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This directive presents additional information forconsidering land use in making remedy selection decisions underthe Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, andLiability Act (CERCLA) at National Priorities List (NPL) sites.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) believes thatearly community involvement, with a particular focus on thecommunity's desired future uses of property associated with theCERCLA site, should result in a more democratic decisionmakingprocess; greater community support for remedies selected as aresult of this process; and more expedited, cost-effectivecleanups.

Click here to download the Land Use in the CERCLA RemedySelection Process document. (PDF 915K, 11 pages)


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