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Toxics Cleanup Program Policy 520C: De Minimis Consent Decrees

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
16-09-068January 2006December 2016
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Author(s) Michael Feldcamp
Description This Policy provides guidance to Washington State Department of Ecology staff. The guidance addresses when and how to exercise their authority under the Model Toxics Control Act to agree to a de minimis consent decree (a type of settlement) with a potentially liable person.
NOTES Additional procedures can be found on Ecology’s Toxics Cleanup Program’s policies and procedures webpage at:
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Keywords Contaminated Cleanup, settlement agreement, Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA), Potentially Liable Person (PLP), consent decree, remedial action, Prospective Purchaser, De Minimis Consent Decree
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