Governor's Task Force on Metachem

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Final Report to the Governor

Mission Statement

Determine what environmental, operational, regulatory, business and financial factors played a determining role in the Metachem situation;

Identify and recommend the corrective actions necessary to prevent this situation from happening again; and

Establish a process for identifying other Delaware industrial facilities which if closed or abandoned according to state and federal bankruptcy laws, could impose upon the State and/or the federal government) the costs of environmental clean-up.

Scope of Work does not include:

  • Review of other facilities
  • Assessment of blame, liability, or civil or criminal responsibility vis-à-vis any individual or non-governmental entity
  • Review of existing remediation at Metachem

Task Force Members

William T. Quillen, Chairman
Jeff Bross
Bob Chou
John Deming
Dick Fleming
Pam Meitner
Mike Parkowski
Shirley Price
Phil Reese
Lee Ann Walling

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