Subject: Land Use Controls (LUCs) / Institutional Controls (ICs)

OSWER 9355 Land Use 1995

This directive presents additional information for considering land use in making remedy selection decisions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) at National Priorities List (NPL) sites.

LUC Checklist OSWER Directive 9355.6-12

The purpose of this memorandum is to transmit EPA issued guidance, Sample Federal Facility Land Use Control ROD Checklist with Suggested Language (LUC Checklist), OSWER Directive 9355.6-12. The LUC Checklist provides direction on describing and documenting land use controls (LUCs) in federal facility response actions under CERCLA in Records of Decision (ROD), remedial designs (RD), and remedial action work plans (RAWPs). The LUC Checklist also provides recommended language for creating enforceable LUC requirements in these documents to ensure the protectiveness of CERCLA remedies.

EPA Site Managers Guide to ICs Sept 2009

The purpose of this memorandum is to transmit the final fact sheet entitled “Institutional Controls: A Site Manager’s Guide to Identifying, Evaluating and Selecting Institutional Controls at Superfund and RCRA Corrective Action Cleanups” EPA 540-F-00-005, OSWER 9355.0-74FS-P, dated September 2000. This fact sheet is intended to provide Superfund and RCRA site managers and other decision makers with an overview of the types of institutional controls (ICs) that are commonly available, including their relative strengths and weaknesses, and to provide a discussion of the key factors to consider when evaluating and selecting ICs in Superfund and RCRA Corrective Action cleanups.

EPA OM Superfund May 2001

Adequately addressing operation and maintenance (O&M) issues throughout the life of a Superfund remedy is critical to the successful implementation of the Superfund program. O&M measures are designed to maintain the remedy at a site to ensure that the remedy remains protective of human health and the environment. This fact sheet provides an overview of O&M throughout the phases of the Superfund pipeline and presents guidance for Remedial Project Managers (RPMs).

2012 12 Institutional Controls US EPA

The purpose of this guidance is to provide managers of contaminated sites, site attorneys,1 and other interested parties with information and recommendations that should be useful for planning, implementing, maintaining, and enforcing institutional controls (ICs) for Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, or Superfund); Brownfields; federal facility; underground storage tank (UST); and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) site cleanups.

175449 EPA 2012 Preparing IC Plans

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance1 to the EPA Regions for developing Institutional Control Implementation and Assurance Plans (ICIAPs) at contaminated sites where the response action includes an institutional controls (ICs) component. An ICIAP is a document designed to systematically: (a) establish and document the activities associated with implementing and ensuring the long-term stewardship of ICs: and (b) specify the persons and/or organizations that will be responsible for conducting these activities.

175446 EPA 2012 IC Guide

The purpose of this guidance is to provide managers of contaminated sites, site attorneys,1 and other interested parties with information and recommendations that should be useful for planning, implementing, maintaining, and enforcing institutional controls (ICs) for Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, or Superfund); Brownfields; federal facility; underground storage tank (UST); and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) site cleanups.