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Superfund

A U.S. federal program dedicated to cleaning and/or removing environmentally hazardous sites in the United States. Superfund works with state, local and tribal governments to clean brownfields and to eliminate hazardous waste, whether it was dumped purposely, accidentally or even legally.

superfund

See CERCLA.

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EPA issued the complaint under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, both of which require notifications.
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as "Superfund" and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) authorize EPA to respond to actual or threatened releases of hazardous substances that may endanger public health, welfare or the environment.
The orders were issued under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (known as Superfund).
Environmental Protection Agency against two companies in the Southeast as part of a nationwide enforcement initiative under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, commonly known as Superfund).
The removal action was taken under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund).
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, also known as Superfund) and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act authorize EPA to respond to actual or threatened releases of hazardous substances that may endanger public health, welfare or the environment.
IT will provide design services for remedial action projects in accordance with Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA).
Government financing of long-term remedial action under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, commonly known as Superfund) in the event the responsible parties do not agree to do it.

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