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Environmental liabilities.

Environmental liabilities.

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Published by Croner in Kingston upon Thames .
Written in English


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SeriesCroner"s environmental management special report -- issue 5, May 1994
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17507942M

Environmental Liabilities. Ok Cancel. Don't show this message again. Table of Contents. Environmental Law and Compliance. Book traversal links for Environmental Liabilities. Environmental Disclosures in the Oil and Gas Industry The Association between Firm Characteristics and the Level of Environmental Disclosure in Financial Statement Footnotes Environmental Liabilities, Bond Ratings, and Bond Yields. Contingent Liabilities: 1. Merck & Co. included the following footnote in its annual report: Environmental Matters The Company believes that there are no compliance issues associated with applicable environmental laws and regulations that would have a .


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The federal government's environmental liability has been growing for the past 20 years and this rise is likely to continue even as billions are spent each year on cleanup efforts. For fiscal yearthe federal government's estimated environmental liability was $ billion—up from.

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