Superfund Pollution Claims
RCED-93-45R: Published: Oct 14, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1992.
- Full Report:
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on payments that insurance companies have made for Superfund claims, focusing on clean-up costs. GAO found that: (1) from 1982 to 1986, ten companies paid out about $11 million in indemnity claims; and (2) from 1987 to 1991, 13 companies paid out about $144 million, a substantial increase.