Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


16 U.S.C. 19jj–2.

Pub. L. 101–337, § 3, July 27, 1990, 104 Stat. 380.

In this section, the words “destruction, loss, or injury” are substituted for “damage” in subsection (a) and for “damages” in subsection (b) for consistency in the new chapter and to distinguish destruction, loss, or injury from damages recovered in a civil action.

In subsection (a), the words “response action” are substituted for “response costs” the 1st time the words appear for clarity and consistency in the new chapter.