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This is Superfund

This is Superfund

a citizen"s guide to EPA"s Superfund Program.

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Emergency & Remedial Response in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous waste site remediation -- United States -- Finance -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Series[Publication] -- 9200-5-12., Publication (United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response) -- 9200.5-12.
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17680490M

      Despite the controversy, the book proposes that Superfund indeed has good intentions, but those intentions are not carried out in the right way. Hird organizes the book into three sections: assessing and managing risks, efficiency, equity and distributive politics, and explaining and reforming Superfund. The Superfund Program is administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in cooperation with individual states and tribal governments. Superfund locates, investigates and cleans up hazardous waste sites throughout the United States. The Superfund Trust Fund was set up to pay for the cleanup of these sites.

    Superfund community involvement is not a public relations effort to sell the Agency or its plans to the community, nor is it just the commu- nication of information. major project mile- One Region makes a regular practice of putting a Resource Book at its site informal, tion repositories, since the mounds of paper, in the Repository can be. Chapter Four Post-ConstructionActivities Post-construction activities have not historically received the same level of attention as the remedial components of the Superfund program. In large measure, this is because the U.S. - Selection from Superfund's Future [Book].

    This is a list of Superfund sites in Ohio designated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) environmental law. The CERCLA federal law of authorized the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create a list of polluted locations requiring a long-term response to clean up hazardous material . The act created the Superfund as a mechanism to rectify the toxic legacy of the industrial and chemical revolutions. The focus of this book is that Superfund has failed due to conflict over who will pay the toxic debt. This is a study in political economy, an approach emphasizing the economic foundations of political decision.


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Superfund Fact Book Summary The Superfund program is the principal federal effort for This is Superfund book 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. Get this from a library.

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Hazardous waste site remediation -- United States -- Finance -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. Hazardous waste site remediation -- Finance.

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.

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Superfund Success or Failure: The Effects of Environmental Disclosures within Commercial Property Transactions5/5(1). Discovering Superfund Sites Taking Action to Clean Up Polluted Sites. Superfund sites are “discovered” when the presence of hazardous waste is made known to EPA.

The presence of contaminants is often reported by residents, local, state, tribal or federal agencies, or businesses. Bound volumes containing thousands of pages of documents involving Plumsted's five Environmental Superfund sites occupy their own book case at the Plumsted Branch of the Ocean County Public Library.

CERCLA is informally called Superfund. It allows EPA to clean up contaminated sites. It also forces the parties responsible for the contamination to either perform cleanups or reimburse the government for EPA-led cleanup work.

Superfund 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 and work in.

Search the Superfund data system for active and archived NPL and non-NPL sites. Cleanups in My Community Mapped Search. View EPA's Cleanups in my Community map, which includes Superfund sites as well as sites and facilities addressed under other programs.

Contact Us to ask a question, provide feedback, or report a problem. For his latest book, Waste Land, he took photos of 67 of the more than Superfund sites that constitute the most dangerously polluted places in the United States. Traveling across 45 states over a year, his aerial photographs are stunning in their depiction of the horrible transformation of the environment.

The Superfund Program is administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in cooperation with individual state and tribal governments.

Superfund locates, investigates and cleans up certain hazardous waste sites throughout the United States. The Superfund trust fund was set up to help pay for the cleanup of these sites. Superfund Cleanup Process Cleaning up Superfund sites is a complex, multi-phase process.

The contents of this page are provided for learning how the cleanup process works and to find opportunities for community involvement. Superfund is different because it has released EPA and Superfund managers from the restraints that hold back most government programs.

The EPA can spend potentially unlimited sums of money on cleaning up sites, with little responsibility to back its decision with evidence of.

Published on This is Superfund - Environmental Protection Agency - NTIS AVAVNB1 - Provides an overview of the Superfund program for citizens who live near sites and anyone else.

Learn about the Superfund cleanup process Cleaning up superfund sites is a complex, multi-phase process. Basics of each phase of the process, including opportunities for community involvement, can be found through the superfund cleanup process page. The focus of Calculating Risks is on questions of risk, cost, and efficiency at the sites on EPA’s National Priorities List (NPL), the list of sites eligible for cleanup using money in the trust fund established in the Comprehensive Environmental Liability and Compensation Act, better known as Superfund.

The book includes a series of quite technical analyses of the data the authors have. Superfund is a United States federal government program designed to fund the cleanup of sites contaminated with hazardous substances and pollutants. Sites managed under this program are referred to as "Superfund" d by: the 96th United States Congress.

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The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent agency that works for Congress. The GAO watches over Congress. Community Relations Handbook Contents CONTENTS NOTICE " EXHIBITS «PREFACE xiii CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION: COMMUNITY RELATIONS IN SUPERFUND 1 THE PROGRAM AND ITS OBJECTIVES 1 BACKGROUND 2 HOW TO USE THIS HANDBOOK 2 CHAPTER 2: COMMUNITY RELATIONS REQUIREMENTS AND POLICIES 5.

Superfund sites are polluted locations in the United States requiring a long-term response to clean up hazardous material contaminations. They were designated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of CERCLA authorized the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create a list of such .Superfund: Selected full-text books and articles Bunker Hill Superfund Site Is Still a Toxic Mess, with Legacy of Suffering; Thirty Years after the EPA Declared the Mines of the Coeur d'Alene River Basin a Superfund Site, Locals Still Suffer from Lead Poisoning By Christian, Sena Newsweek, Vol.No.

24, J This is a list of Superfund sites in California designated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) environmental law. The CERCLA federal law of authorized the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create a list of polluted locations requiring a long-term response to clean up hazardous material .