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PRI's Environmental News Magazine

Lots of Lawyers, Few Cleanups

Air Date: Week of July 26, 1991

Steve talks with EPA Director of Program Enforcement Bruce Diamond and Jan Edelstein, of the industrial insurance company American International Group about proposed changes in Superfund cleanup liability. Edelstein says the "Polluter Pays" principle leads to far more lawsuits than clean ups. Diamond contends that the insurance industry's alternative would bring even more litigation.

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