Superfund program

current status and future fiscal challenges : report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia, Committee on Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate
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Superfund Trust Fund., United States., Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States., Hazardous waste site remedia


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StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia.
LC ClassificationsHC110.W3 U55 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 39 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3727109M
LC Control Number2003373293

EPA’s Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of the nation’s most contaminated land and responding to environmental emergencies, oil spills and natural disasters.

To protect public health and the environment, the Superfund program focuses on making a visible and lasting difference in communities, ensuring that people can live. A Community Guide to EPA’s Superfund Program. IF THERE IS A SUPERFUND SITE in your neighborhood, CERCLA is informally called Superfund.

The Superfund program is administered by EPA in cooperation with state and tribal governments. It allows EPA to clean. The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA). The federal Superfund program, administered by the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designed to investigate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances.

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The NCP was developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to the congressional enactment of The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of December 11,as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) ofand by section (d) of the Clean Water Act (CWA).

Superfund Fact Book Summary The Superfund program is the principal federal effort for cleaning up hazardous waste sites and protecting public health and the environment from releases of hazardous substances.

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) established the program, and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of.

Aug 01,  · A subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Superfund program.

Book TV Weekends on C-SPAN2; C-SPAN Cities Tour testimony from administration officials and others concerning reauthorization and modification through S of the Superfund program, through. Dec 17,  · The Superfund program is funded through taxes on crude oil and some chemicals, as well as a tax on corporations.

The authorization of this tax expired in The program also receives revenue from appropriations; from tothose have totaled over $32 billion in nominal dollars (GAOR).

The sources of funding have changed over time. Get this from a library. This is Superfund: a citizen's guide to EPA's Superfund Program. [United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response.;].

This former residential property in Brazoria County was contaminated with lead, believed to be from lead-acid battery chips used as fill for low areas. The site was remediated under the state Superfund program and no further Superfund environmental response actions are required.

"From Love Canal to the present day, no topic has cast a longer shadow across the American environmental landscape than the Superfund program and the challenge of cleaning up toxic waste sites.

Reclaiming the Land covers the full range of Superfund issues with both historical perspective and a dynamic set of forward-looking reform proposals. To inform this discussion, the U.S. Congress asked Resources for the Future (RFF) to estimate the program's future costs.

The results of this research are included in Superfund's Future, a book that will become an essential reference for all participants in the debate about one of the nation's most controversial environmental programs.

President Donald Trump called Monday for slashing funding for the Superfund hazardous waste program, even as the backlog of clean-ups has grown around the country for lack of money. The $ million in Superfund clean-up cuts are part of Trump’s proposal for a $ billion, or 26%, cut in overall.

Materials found in this area address Superfund enforcement topics. For access and information to non-enforcement Superfund program office documents, visit EPA's Superfund program office's policies and guidance webpage.

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To locate a document within the Superfund enforcement policy and guidance compendium choose from the search box, chronological listing, or subject listings below. evolution of EPA’s approach to Superfund community involvement from its beginnings in the early s to the present day.

Chapter 2, Building a Foundation for Successful Community Involvement, explains some of the principles that usually lead to successful community involvement approaches at. Jan 02,  · The EPA’s Superfund program “will continue to prioritize new construction projects based on which sites present the greatest risk to human health and the environment,” Sauerhage said in an. Book: Oversight of the Superfund program in New Jersey. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Recycling, and Solid Waste Management of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, April 12, Aug 23,  · NIEHS Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting Register Now.

Scroll for more. Please join us in Seattle for a stimulating and thought-provoking meeting that explores the full diversity of Superfund-related research, training, translation, and community engagement. Please book the links on the Location page to take advantage of these.

Superfund program management [United States. General Accounting Office.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying United States. General Accounting Office. Dec 20,  · Dr. Elizabeth Hoover (Brown SRP Community Engagement Core) recently released a new book: The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community.

Hoover tells the fascinating story of a Mohawk community that is located near three Superfund sites, how the contaminents affected their lives, and how they work to preserve its culture and protect its health.

Get this from a library. Superfund, getting into the act: contracting and subcontracting opportunities in the Superfund program. [United States.

Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response,;]. Jan 10,  · An industrial site in Madison Heights from which a greenish stream of contaminated water leaked onto a freeway will be considered for the federal.

Administered by the CERCLA Branch of the Division of Environmental Response and Remediation Active Superfund Sites Defense Environmental Restoration Program Sites Deleted Superfund Sites Federal Facility Sites Proposed Superfund Sites Superfund is a federal environmental program established by the U.S.

Congress to address abandoned hazardous waste sites within the United States. It is also the. Superfund Listening™ – Find real insights in member jacksonmealsmatter.comund Listening makes it easy to collect, understand and act on member feedback. Superfund Listening™ – Find real insights in member your insights program cost effectively without compromising on depth and sophistication.

Superfund Listening™ – Find real insights in member a powerful. Jan 03,  · 2 CT toxic Superfund sites part of growing backlog under Trump administration. Ellen Knickmeyer, Matthew Brown and Ed White, Associated Press.

Chapter Six SuperfundSupport Activitiesand Programs As discussed in Chapter 1, we divided the Superfund program into six elements in order to estimate its future the preceding chapters, we focused on the two core elements of the Superfund program that account for the direct costs of cleaning up sites—the removal program and the remedial program—while also addressing the cost of U.S.

Oct 02,  · RFF's Kate Probst looks at the road ahead for EPA's landmark cleanup program and author of the book, "Superfund's Future," explains why the program needs more funding from appropriators in. Love Canal was the first Superfund site on that list.

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Eventually, the site was cleaned and deleted off the list in Because the Superfund Act contained a "retroactive liability" provision, Occidental was held liable for cleanup of the waste even though it had followed all City: Niagara Falls.

Mar 22,  · The cleanup program may face cuts under President Trump, whose proposed budget includes slashing EPA’s funding by 31%. That would include reducing the Superfund program from over $1. The Superfund for Kids page developed by the EPA is intended to introduce children ages three and up to the basic concepts of the Superfund program.

Currently, there are five options available for viewing. They were designed with different age groups in mind as explained in the table below.1 Introduction. InCongress passed the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), which established the Superfund program to address environmental contamination in the United States.Nov 16,  · Superfund Program Peggy Toler March 31, Peggy Toler 2 Superfund Program I did not know what a Superfund program was until I looked it up and then I found out that it is an act that is the cornerstone legislation that provides the mechanism and funding for the cleanup of potentially dangerous hazardous-waste sites and the protection of ground water and .