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Enabling Investment in Environmental Sustainability

August 2011

Citation: 41 ELR 10745

Issue: 8

Author: Heather Hughes

This Article proposes an “environmental practices money security interest” (EPMSI) that lawmakers could add to Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Article 9.1 The EPMSI would grant priority over earlier investors to financers whose extensions of credit enable debtors to invest in improving environmental impact.

Heather Hughes is an Associate Professor at American University, Washington College of Law.

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