Spring Valley: Toxic Waste Contamination in the Nation's Capital : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the District of Columbia of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, July 27, 2001

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002 - 336 pages
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Page 68 - Government shall not be liable for any claim based upon the exercise or performance or the failure to exercise or perform a discretionary function or duty on the part of a Federal agency or an employee of the Government in carrying out the provisions of this section.
Page 1 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT REFORM, Washington, DC. The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 10:05 am, in room 2154, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon.
Page 66 - If, on a motion asserting the defense numbered (6) to dismiss for failure of the pleading to state a claim upon which relief can be granted, matters outside the pleading are presented to and not excluded by the court, the motion shall be treated as one for summary judgment and disposed of as provided in Rule 56, and all parties shall be given reasonable opportunity to present all material made pertinent to such a motion by Rule 56.
Page 1 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON TECHNOLOGY, Washington, DC. The Subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 2:06 pm, in room 2318, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon.
Page 142 - And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.
Page 68 - Federal agency" and "agency" as used in this part include the executive departments, the military departments, independent establishments of the United States, and corporations primarily acting as instrumentalities or agencies of the United States, but do not include any contractor with the United States.
Page 66 - States, for money damages, for injury or loss of property, or personal injury or death caused by the negligent or wrongful act or omission of any employee of the government while acting within the scope of his office or employment...
Page 188 - The remedial action requirements are derived principally from the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA), and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA), as amended.
Page 66 - ... it appears beyond doubt that the plaintiff can prove no set of facts in support of his claim which would entitle him to relief.
Page 110 - Services, is to prevent exposure and adverse human health effects and diminished quality of life associated with exposure to hazardous substances from waste sites, unplanned releases, and other sources of pollution present in the environment.

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