Streamlining Mich.'s Site Cleanup Process

Law360, New York (March 7, 2011, 1:33 PM EST) -- On Dec. 14, 2010, the state of Michigan amended its counterpart to the federal Superfund Act, which is known as Part 201 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act. The amendments came after years of stakeholder discussions that focused on ways to make remediation and redevelopment processes more streamlined and consistent, to facilitate a higher rate of site closures and to afford dispute resolution regarding agency decisions. Discussed below are some of the critical law changes aimed at these core objectives.

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