U.S. Army Privatizes $100M Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (August 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Army has transferred 3,300 acres of a Monterey, Calif., former training base to a local community group that will develop the land and dispose of its unexploded munitions and explosives, as part of the nation's largest privatized cleanup of a Superfund site.

Federal and state authorities finalized the Fort Ord cleanup deal Tuesday.

The Superfund law requires military branches to administer the cleanup of the bases they operate, with supervision from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The Fort Ord Reuse Authority, a corporation governed...
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