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“Environmental Liability and the Commercial Lease – Who Pays the Cost to Remediate Contaminated Land” Paper

April 17, 2015

In the paper “Environmental Liability and the Commercial Lease – Who Pays the Cost to Remediate Contaminated Land”, Una Radoja and Kora Paciorek discuss responsibility for remediation of contaminated land and the liability for the costs of the remediation in the context of a commercial lease. The first part of the paper provides an overview of the applicable regulatory regime and how it can give rise to environmental liability. In the second part, the available strategies to identify, minimize and/or allocate the environmental liability risks are discussed.

Read the paper here.

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