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Discussion Paper on Strict, Joint, and Several Liability (Historical)

Publication number Date Published
85-09-902August 1985
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Author(s) ICF Incorporated for Department of Ecology
Description This paper describes the Departments proposed liability standard and its rationale. It is organized in six parts, which address
- The role of liability in the proposed cleanup Program
- The need to establish liability under State statue instead of relying on liability under existing Federal or State law
- The proposed liability scheme
-The rationale for the proposed scheme
- The major policy issues related to the choice of the liability standards
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Keywords hazardous, liability, CERCLA