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Guidance: Discretionary Information Releases under Superfund

Memorandum addresses discretionary information releases. Information release is an important means by which the Agency can facilitate PRP organization and coalescence. This serves the Agency's interests by helping to streamline and expedite settlements with PRPs. The purpose of this revised CERCLA information release policy is to minimize potential impediments to facilitating PRP organization and coalescence. OSWER Directive 9835.12-01a. Issued 3/31/1993.
This memorandum revises the 3/1/1990 "Releasing Information to Potentially Responsible Parties at CERCLA Sites," OSWER Directive 9835.12, and is consistent with the 2/22/1991 "Guidance on Preparing and Releasing Waste-in Lists and Volumetric Rankings to PRPs Under CERCLA," OSWER Directive 9835.16.
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