A New Ballgame For Enviro Due Diligence In Texas

Law360, New York (June 11, 2013, 12:21 PM EDT) -- Recently, Gov. Perry signed into law a bill that expands the Texas Environmental, Health and Safety Audit Privilege Act, making its protections available to purchasers of equity or assets for the first time. This amendment finally closes a gap that had hindered broader use of an otherwise very effective tool for management of environmental liabilities at commercial and industrial facilities.

Ground Rules of the EHS Audit Act

The EHS audit act was first adopted in 1997 and, until now, has remained unchanged since that time. The...
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