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Early Transfer Authority: A Guide to Using ETA to Dispose of Surplus Property
The Early Transfer Authority (ETA) Guide is designed to assist the military with the disposal of surplus property using the provision for early transfer in the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). ETA applies to all federal property, but has proven to be especially effective at some base closure sites where its application facilitates accelerated property reuse by streamlining the transfer, cleanup, and redevelopment of environmentally contaminated property. This guide also includes requirements for early transfer, executing early transfer, and frequently asked questions about ETA.
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EPA Environmental Insurance Products Handbook

As part of the support to help stakeholders minimize the risk and uncertainties associated with brownfields, this document surveys representatives of five insurance carriers and four brokers to showcase the resources available. This report is outlines the responses detailed questionnaires and interview questions.

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EPA: Turning Bases into Places
This guidebook provides information on smart growth principles that communities can use to develop a vision of how a redeveloped base can enhance their neighborhoods, economy, and environment. It offers ideas for communities to weave this vision into the redevelopment process to create a reuse plan that is fair and economically successful, provides people with choices, and enjoys broad public support.
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Federal Facilities Reuse - A Stakeholder's Guide to the Cleanup of Federal Facilities
The Stakeholders’ Guide to the Cleanup of Federal Facilities is an outgrowth of the work of the Federal Facilities Environmental Restoration Dialogue Committee (FFERDC), an official federal advisory committee which has had an enormous impact on the way federal agencies approach their environmental restoration obligations. This document outlines the regulatory framework, budgetary constraints, and lessons learned from cleanup and reuse efforts of communities nationwide.
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