of river water and contaminated sediment will be addressed in the second phase of cleanup
in the future following selection of a cleanup
In County of San Diego, the California Supreme Court again focused on specific wording in the insuring agreement, but held that excess policy language restricted coverage to court-ordered money judgments and did not include cleanup
expenses incurred in responding to government orders.
143 requires accrual of enforceable asset retirement obligations--including obligations for environmental cleanup
costs--without regard to the probability of future legal action.
When Massachusetts' health and environmental officials protested, Starmet's president, Robert Quinn, threatened to abandon the Concord site and stick the state with the cost of cleanup
Other stakeholders blame the budget shortfall for the drop in cleanup
EPA ordered an extensive cleanup
of the site, and a group of companies that arranged for liquid wastes to be disposed at the site conducted the cleanup
The purpose of National River Cleanup
Week is to demonstrate the importance of clean waterways and to encourage constituencies to preserve a community's streams, rivers, and lakes," said David Brown, executive director of America Outdoors.
In various IRS rulings, cleanup
costs have been deemed capital expenditures if they add more value to the property after restoration from a prior contaminated state.
Such pump-and-treat systems have been employed at about 75 percent of the perhaps 4,000 sites where cleanup
has gotten under way.
Companies that fail to meet their cleanup
obligations are subject to civil and criminal liability under federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.
Once bank-stained and dead from acid mine drainage, the upper Arkansas will soon hold trout--and great promise for cleanup
of other western streams.
In addition, one thinks of the cleanup
industry itself and the network of contractors, many of whom hire ex-EPA bureaucrats.