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For nearly five years, IDEM has been working on a new program for cleaning up contaminated properties that would make the nature (and therefore the cost) of the clean-up dependent upon the amount of risk posed by the contamination at the site.
Technocratically minded environmental reformers fear that public perceptions will yield irrational demands, driving up costs to solve environmental problems - whether those problems involve building landfills or cleaning up Superfund sites.
In the same vein, the government avoids incessant litigation, while cleaning up and closing the site with private party funds, allowing them to preserve scarce Superfund monies for other site clean ups.