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Fact Sheet: CERCLA Liability and Local Government Acquisitions and Other Activities

Fact sheet intended to assist local governments by identifying Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, commonly referred to as Superfund) liability issues and protections that may be applicable to local governments as they consider involvement at contaminated properties. Issued March 2011.

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