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Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OLEM-2019-0085 - Human Rights Watch Comment to EPA Regarding Financial Responsibility Requirements under CERCLA Section 108(b)

To Whom It May Concern,   We are writing to urge the Environmental Protection Agency to reverse its position and mandate financial assurances for the electric power industry in the proposed rule regarding Financial Responsibility Requirements under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Section 108(b) for Facilities in the Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Industry. Without federally mandated financial responsibility requirements there is substantial risk that clean-up efforts for widespread coal ash contamination will be underfunded…

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