EPA in the Trump Era: The Superfund Enforcement Initiative

5 Pages Posted: 24 Apr 2018

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E. Donald Elliott

Yale Law School; Antonin Scalia Lw School

Date Written: February 21, 2018


Unlike other areas, the Trump-Pruitt EPA has been especially aggressive in accelerating clean-ups at Superfund sites, particularly in using - and possibly misusing - unilateral administrative orders (UAOs) issued without a hearing.

Note: This article first appeared in Law360 and is posted with permission.

Keywords: EPA, superfund, unilateral administrative orders

JEL Classification: K32

Suggested Citation

Elliott, E. Donald, EPA in the Trump Era: The Superfund Enforcement Initiative (February 21, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3156274 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3156274

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