WASHINGTON - Industry lobbyists may seek narrow legislation clarifying a lender's responsibility for environmental cleanup rather than trying to address the issue as part of a broader Superfund reform bill.

"I feel much stronger than I did before that we need to get an effort behind moving a stand-alone bill, mainly because there is no disagreement among lawmakers about clarifying lender liability," said Alfred Pollard, senior director at the Bankers Roundtable.

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