Enforcement

Guidance: Use of Stipulated Penalties in Hazardous Waste Consent Decrees

Memorandum addreses the use of stipulated penalties in civil judicial settlements under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, commonly referred to as Superfund) and section 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Issued 9/21/1987.

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