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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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announced that it is among five paper companies that have received notice from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service that it has been identified as potentially responsible parties (PRPs) under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act with respect to possible natural resource liability relating to the Fox River and Green Bay System.
The single most important reason for conducting environmental assessments and audits is the effect of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA).
Through numerous practice pointers and hypothetical examples, the authors discuss attachment, perfection, enforcement and strict foreclosure of security interests; rules of priority governing competing claims to collateral; trustee avoidance powers under bankruptcy preference law; lender liability under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA); the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994, and the 1994 amendments to U.
The act also makes changes to the "innocent land-owner defense" under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) or Superfund.
In a 6-3 ruling, the court majority found the relevant provisions of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) do not expressly mention the recovery of attorneys' fees.
Enforcement and Initiatives Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act
Since then, Jacobs has assisted in preparing the decision documents required by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) which resulted in a Record of Decision (ROD) allowing construction of a radioactive and hazardous mixed waste disposal cell at Weldon Spring.
The Vertac Lawsuit, which was initially filed in 1980, and which has been described in the Company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, is a cost-recovery action brought by the United States on behalf of the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 ("CERCLA" or the Superfund statute) for the recovery of costs incurred and to be incurred with respect to the remediation of a facility located in Jacksonville, Arkansas, which was owned by the Company and others at various times.

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