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Responding to Natural Resource Injury

CERCLA and OPA

  • Both statuses define "natural resources" broadly:


    • Definition of "natural resources" under CERCLA 101(6) and 1001(20): "land, fish, wildlife, biota, air, water, ground water, drinking water supplies, and other resources"

  • Natural resources of concern are held in trust for the public

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