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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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He told Bloomberg BNA the Superfund Alternative Approach has been efficient in a few instances.
Sites perceived to be the most threatening to both surrounding populations and the environment can be placed on the National Priorities List (also known as NPL or Superfund list; U.S.
Because Superfund lacks indicators to fully measure the outcomes of the program's cleanup efforts, the EPA has asked an advisory council to develop criteria by which to measure the program's progress.
The 1986 Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) provided a broad refocus to the program.
In an effort to get Superfund sites into productive reuse, EPA plans to award each of 40 pilot projects $100,000 in money or services under its Superfund Redevelopment Initiative.
And if you want to know if the Republican-led Congress has any backbone, pay attention to two items that will be reauthorized: Superfund and the federal highway bill.
Included in the list is the Superfund Cleanup Acceleration Act of 1997 (S.8).
Most observers would agree that the current Superfund law is among the most poorly crafted and counterproductive statutes of recent years.
Confronting wide ranging issues such as superfund, nuclear waste, and airport noise pollution, the Energy, Environment.
Remediation liabilities generally arise as a result of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund), the corrective action provisions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) or analogous state and non-U.S.

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