H.R.4087 - CLEANUP Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 07/26/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/29/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4087 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/26/2019)
CERCLA Liability Expansion and Accountability for Negligent and Unjust Pollution Act or the CLEANUP Act
This bill includes petroleum products under the definition of hazardous substances for purposes of Superfund, the program that directs and funds the cleanup of sites contaminated with hazardous substances. Additionally, the release of a petroleum product shall be considered as a release under Superfund if liability for such release is established by any other federal law.
Per the bill, a petroleum product is petroleum or oil of any kind, in any form, or any fraction thereof, and includes fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse, and oil mixed with wastes other than dredged spoil.