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
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1999 - 321 pages
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Page 126 - 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 317 - ... that the President's decision in selecting the response action ordered was arbitrary and capricious or was otherwise not in accordance with law. Reimbursement awarded under this subparagraph shall include all reasonable response costs incurred by the petitioner pursuant to the portions of the order found to be arbitrary and capricious or otherwise not in accordance with law.
Page 82 - The cleanup and revitalization of "brownfields" represents one of the most exciting, and most challenging, environmental and economic initiatives in the nation. Brownfields are abandoned, idled, or under-used industrial and commercial properties where expansion or redevelopment is hindered by real or perceived contamination.
Page 97 - Governors' strongly recommend would be to ensure that at non-NPL sites, a release of liability under state cleanup laws protective of human health and the environment constitutes, by operation of law, a release from federal liability.
Page 126 - ... precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically. In this context, the proponent of an activity, rather than the public, should bear the burden of proof. The process of applying the Precautionary Principle must be open, informed and democratic, and must include potentially affected parties. It must also involve an examination of the full range of alternatives, including no action.