The Judgment Fund and Litigative Awards Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), 73 Comp. Gen. 46 (1993)

B-253179: Nov 29, 1993

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) requested a decision as to whether it could use Judgment Fund appropriations to pay litigative awards against the United States. GAO held that DOJ could use Judgment Fund appropriations to reimburse claimants for response costs and damages as long as the payments meet the Judgment Fund's payment criteria.

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