Reform of Superfund Act
of 1995: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The goal of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, better known as the Superfund Act
, is to clean up the nation's hazardous waste sites.
At least 40 states have statutes paralleling the Federal Superfund Act
Two papers deserve special emphasis: the overview/introductory paper of Lester and Davis and the review of judicial interpretations of the Superfund Act
5 million to be paid to the United States for violation of federal environmental laws, including the Superfund Act
, with another $3.
And the citizen suit provisions of the Clean Air, Clean Water, Endangered Species, and Superfund Acts
gave Americans unprecedented power.
A feature shared by all state and federal Superfund acts
is a cause of action to allow the government to recover funds expended in remediation.