CERCLA makes polluters clean up their own messes

In an article written for the Ohio State Bar Association's "Law You Can Use" consumer legal information column, which was subsequently published by the Wooster Weekly News, Leslie G. Wolfe provided an overview of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). This law, enacted by the federal government in 1980 in order to address contamination cleanup matters, is titled, "CERCLA makes polluters clean up their own messes."