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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter JPart 312


TITLE 40—Protection of Environment

CHAPTER I—ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER J—SUPERFUND, EMERGENCY PLANNING, AND COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW PROGRAMS

PART 312—INNOCENT LANDOWNERS, STANDARDS FOR CONDUCTING ALL APPROPRIATE INQUIRIES

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Subpart A—INTRODUCTION

§312.1
Purpose, applicability, scope and disclosure obligations.
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Subpart B—DEFINITIONS AND REFERENCES

§312.10
Definitions.
§312.11
References.
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Subpart C—STANDARDS AND PRACTICES

§312.20
All appropriate inquiries.
§312.21
Results of inquiry by an environmental professional.
§312.22
Additional inquiries.
§312.23
Interviews with past and present owners, operators, and occupants.
§312.24
Reviews of historical sources of information.
§312.25
Searches for recorded environmental cleanup liens.
§312.26
Reviews of Federal, State, Tribal, and local government records.
§312.27
Visual inspections of the facility and of adjoining properties.
§312.28
Specialized knowledge or experience on the part of the defendant.
§312.29
The relationship of the purchase price to the value of the property, if the property was not contaminated.
§312.30
Commonly known or reasonably ascertainable information about the property.
§312.31
The degree of obviousness of the presence or likely presence of contamination at the property, and the ability to detect the contamination by appropriate investigation.

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