The push for Superfund
status has bipartisan support, with Strickland, R-Westlake Village, pressing the governor to concur with the EPA's recommendation.
The expansion of the Superfund
Investment Group is progressing rapidly.
In addition to Superfund
sites, the contaminated sites include those under the supervision of other federal agencies, such as the defense and energy departments and state and civil agencies, as well as brownfield sites and underground storage tanks.
Although the use of incineration decreased during the 1990s because of cost and other factors, soil vapor extraction remains a proven technology at Superfund
have proposed ending retroactive liability for actions that took place before Superfund
became law and replacing the joint-and-several liability system with one that allocates costs proportionately among the responsible polluters.
In an ironic way, the Superfund
process and its incredible cost for limited cleanup have been a rallying point around which all participants can coalesce.
Hattiesburg council member Kathryn Cummings hosted the EENR members and provided informative tours of a Superfund
site, disposal of medical waste, and a nearby gravel mining effort along the river.
Substantial completion of a feasibility study for a Superfund
site or of a corrective measures study for an RCRA site.
Transaction costs in the cleanups under Superfund
have run from 20 percent to more than 40 percent of the entire costs of remediation.
has failed in its mission of cleaning up hazardous waste sites across the nation.
The California Gulch plant, which serves the same basic purpose but was built to comply with far more stringent Superfund
requirements, cost $8.
As a net GDP deflator, Superfund
itself should carry a health warning: Lowering the income of individuals and businesses negatively impacts one's health.