COMMENTS: Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

CATEGORY:
Mining

Western Governors sent the following comments on Aug. 17, 2016, to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy regarding its federalism assessment for the agency’s pending rulemaking under section 108(b) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) for the hardrock mining industry. The outreach stated: "Development of – and consultation with state partners regarding – EPA’s pending financial assurance rule for the hardrock mining sector has proven unsatisfactory." Read, download the Comments


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