BUILD Act: Changes to the CERCLA Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Liability Defense

The 2018 Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development (BUILD) Act was enacted by the United States Congress on March 23, 2018 as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018.  The BUILD Act ( page 705 of the Appropriations Act) more than doubles funding for the EPA Brownfield Program, authorizing the appropriation of up to […]

5 EPA Brownfield Grants to 4 KY Projects

According to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) news release dated May 31, 2017, EPA has approved five grants for projects in four Kentucky communities to be used for brownfield assessments and cleanups. The grants total $900,000 and will be used to assist the communities develop vacant or underutilized Brownfield properties and to encourage […]

Updated List of Lists Now Available

The EPA has just released an updated version of the Consolidated List of Lists. The March 2015 version corrects several CAS number errors found in the preceding October 2012 version. The List of Lists is designed to help facilities determine whether the chemicals they handle are subject to reporting requirements under the following programs: Emergency […]