This sounds suspiciously like they are planning on doing something worthy of bringing on a lawsuit, like not fully cleaning up the site perhaps. This is reminiscent of Evergreens tendency to ask for variances to get permission to break environmental laws. This is just as suspicious as walking into a bank with a balaclava. It is if they are covering themselves up before committing a crime. Except in this case, the bank manager serves the balaclava-clad guy is gourmet coffee while they go over the indemnification agreement paper work.