Guide on Evaluating Environmental Liability for Property Transfers

by W. A. Clouston

Publisher: William S. Hein & Company

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SeriesHein"s Electronic Documents Reprint Series, Title 8
The Physical Object
Number of Pages1
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12236919M
ISBN 101575887479
ISBN 109781575887470

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The Use and Value of Environmental Liability Transfers (ELTs) Many corporate holders of environmental liabilities are choosing to mitigate these risks through a. This document summarizes the requirements and process for evaluating potential liability Guide on Evaluating Environmental Liability for Property Transfers book environmental contamination, and will introduce readers to the larger context of environmental issues associated with real property transfers.

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