H.R. 1300, the Recycle America's Land Act of 1999: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session, May 12, 1999

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2000 - 321 pages
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Page 128 - When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically.
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Page 300 - ... did not know or have reason to know that the property was or could be contaminated by a release or threatened release of one or more hazardous substances from other real property not owned or operated by the person.

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