Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act


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Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA)

Amendments to the Comprehensive Environmental Response,Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) that placed greater emphasis on state and citizenry involvement and coordination,increased focus on human health problems from contamination,and put in place greater enforcement mechanisms.

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B) -- Annual Toxic Release Inventory Report required by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act.
The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA) redefined a "contractual relationship" in an effort to exempt from liability an innocent purchaser of contaminated land.
The removal site assessment is being conducted in accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, also known as Superfund) and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) which authorize EPA to respond to actual or threatened releases of hazardous substances that may endanger public health, welfare or the environment.
Cleanup work performed under the contract will be covered by Section 104 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) as amended by Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA), and Subtitle I of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as amended by SARA of 1986.
These reporting requirements, outlined in Section 313 of Title Ill of Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA), specify that both routine and accidental releases be reported.
In 1989, with emission reduction efforts already under way, Roche pledged to reduce by 90 percent emissions of hazardous substances listed under Title III, Section 313, of the 1986 Federal Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA).
EPA contends that in the first year of toxic chemical release reports, due under the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of 1986, over 22 billion pounds of toxic chemicals were released.
The sites are eligible for cleanup funded under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA).
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