Environmental issues often generate complex disputes among multiple parties and bitter conflicts between governments, communities, and businesses. Unresolved disputes can result in litigation, which can be prolonged and costly for all concerned. EPA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program provides an alternative approach to resolving disputes that prevents delays, reduces costs, improves working relationships, and allows parties to focus on solving problems rather than litigating. EPN has created this Alternative Dispute Resolution Program fact sheet to provide an understanding of how important this program is to reducing costly litigation and simplifying the resolution of environmental disputes.
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