Environmental Covenants Act


This act provides clear rules for a perpetual real estate interest – an environmental covenant – to regulate the use of brownfields when real estate is transferred from one owner to another.

Staff Contact

Benjamin Orzeske borzeske@uniformlaws.org


Enactment Status Map

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Legislative Tracking

2017 Introductions & Enactments
Alaska SB 64 MiccicheIntroduced
New Mexico SB 85 MartinezIntroduced


Drafting History

Origin: Completed by the Uniform Law Commissioners in 2003.
Committee/Resources: Environmental Covenants