Senate Passes Brownfields Bill, But House Action Is Uncertain

Sanchez, Humberto
April 2001
Bond Buyer;04/26/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31126, p5
Trade Publication
Reports the approval of the legislation aimed at providing funds for the cleanup of contaminated industrial sites in the United States. Need for brownfields reform; Aim for setting up revolving loan funds; Budget allocation for the establishment of brownfields cleanup program and protection from lawsuits.


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