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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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If further investigation is recommended, a Site Inspection (SI) will be conducted to determine if the site poses significant threats that would warrant action under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, also known as Superfund).
This enforcement action by the EPA relates to violations of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Section 103, and the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA), section 304.
House of Representatives on reauthorization of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA.
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.
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).

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