Due Care/Continuing Obligations

Due Care & Continuing Obligations

The owners and operators of property that is contaminated are required to take actions to ensure that unacceptable exposures are eliminated, contamination is not exacerbated, proper notifications are made, and compliance with on-going land use restrictions is met. Various states have liability protection mechanisms through Voluntary Cleanup Programs, Baseline Environmental Assessments (BEA) and consent orders/covenants…

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