There's no question that when a piece of commercial or residential property is found to be polluted, it should be cleaned up before it presents a threat to public safety.

That imperative led to the enactment of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 and as further defined by a number of subsequent court decisions.

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