Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups: Who Pays and How?

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The authors look at who pays the costs for cleaning up toxic waste sites under the current Superfund liability scheme on a site-by-site basis. They analyze the incidence of different taxing mechanisms and compare the financial effects on specific industries of the current Superfund program and of several alternative liability and tax mechanisms.

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Overview

The authors look at who pays the costs for cleaning up toxic waste sites under the current Superfund liability scheme on a site-by-site basis. They analyze the incidence of different taxing mechanisms and compare the financial effects on specific industries of the current Superfund program and of several alternative liability and tax mechanisms.

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Assesses the economic burdens for cleaning up various types of sites under the current liability scheme in Superfund. Discusses costs that private parties bear, transaction costs, and special taxes created under Superfund, as well as administrative and compliance costs associated with these taxes. Examines short-term financial implications for the chemicals, oil, and mining industries, and on commercial property-casualty insurers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815729952
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/1/1995
  • Series: RFF Press Ser.
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Lexile: 1590L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.61 (w) x 9.23 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Meet the Author

Katherine N. Probst is a senior fellow in the Risk, Resource, and Environmental Management Division at Resources for the Future.

Don Fullerton is professor of economics at the University of Texas at Austin.

Robert E. Litan, formerly a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, is associate director for general government and finance at the Office of Management and Budget.

Paul R. Portney is president and a senior fellow at Resources for the Future.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Summary
2. The Current Superfund Program
3. Liability Alternatives: Who Pays?
4. Taxes for Superfund
5. Superfund and the Insurance Industry
6. Conclusions

Appendix A: The RFF NPL Database Appendix B: Estimating the Costs of Liability Alternatives Appendix C: The Input-Output Model and Analysis

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