• New Legislation Changes Potential Liability for Contaminated Properties
  • May 15, 2003 | Author: Andrew D. Otis
  • Law Firm: Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP - New York Office
  • On January 11, 2002 President Bush signed the "Brownfields Revitalization and Environmental Restoration Act of 2001". The Act expands and clarifies exemptions from liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) for innocent landowners and creates a program to finance Brownfield redevelopment.