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Enforcement

Fact Sheet: Effect of Superfund on Involuntary Acquisitions of Contaminated Property by Government Entities

Fact sheet summarizes EPA's policy on Superfund enforcement against government entities that involuntarily acquire contaminated property.  Also describes some types of government actions that EPA believes qualify for a liability exemption or a defense to Superfund liability. Issued 12/13/1995.

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