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Operation of the Superfund program

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Finance and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, ... Congress, first session, September 4, 1997

by United States

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Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages174
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Open LibraryOL7376319M
ISBN 10016055652X
ISBN 109780160556524

The site, next to the Montgomery Village neighborhood, was first used to manufacture fertilize in and from to was also the location of . Executive Order Superfund Implementation U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Guidance Background: Executive Order (E.O.) delegates to various Federal officials the responsibilities vested in the President for implementing the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and LiabilityFile Size: KB.

  A company founded nearly years ago that went on to become one of the most prolific suppliers of book paper in the nation and eventually employed hundreds of people eventually faded into history shortly before the turn of the century and now its legacy includes an EPA Superfund site impacting the Kalamazoo River all the way to the Allegan dam. The administration of contracts for environmental restoration activities has become more and more challenging for the Army Corps of Engineers since when it first undertook such work in support of EPA's Superfund Program. Since that time, the Corps' environmental restoration contracting effort.

The Superfund program is a vital function of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and under my administration, Superfund and the EPA’s land and water cleanup efforts will be restored to their rightful place at the center of the agency’s core mission. The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA). [1] 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. Sites managed under .


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Operation of the Superfund program by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

Get this from a library. Operation of the Superfund program: hearing before the Subcommittee on Finance and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, September 4, [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Finance and Hazardous Materials.]. 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.

No Superfund hazardous substances may be taken off-site to a RCRA facility if the facility has significant RCRA violations or other environmental conditions that affect the satisfactory operation of the facility 'in_l_rss the ovner or creator cor"nits to correct the problem and disposal occurs within the facility only at a new or existing unit.

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. EPA's Federal Program Inventory FY Performance Linkage Program Name (and Associated Appropriations) Program Descriptions (from Program Project Description Book) Goal Objective Acquisition Management (Environmental Programs & Management, Superfund, Leaking Underground Storage Tanks) Resources in this program support activities related to the.

InJonathon Harr wrote A Civil Action, a book highlighting two hundred years of poor industrial practices that led to contamination at the Wells G & H Superfund site in Woburn, MA. Three years after Harr’s publication, our Superfund program – the federal program established to address uncontrolled hazardous waste sites – embarked on.

Community Involvement Handbook (January ) Notice O&M operation and maintenance OCR Office of Civil Rights blueprint for implementation of the Superfund program. This guidance does not, however, substitute for CERCLA or the NCP, nor is it a regulation itself.

Thus, it does not impose legally binding requirements. Superfund is the federal program responsible for cleaning the nation’s worst hazardous waste sites, from leaking landfills to contaminated soils at old factories. Superfund sites require a lot of energy to fuel pumps, heavy machinery, heating units, and other cleaning systems.

Following cleanup, EPA took the site off the Superfund program's National Priorities List in Operation and maintenance activities and. Who funds the Superfund cleanup program culminating in an extensive Superfund cleanup operation. Daniel Walsh is the Chief of the New York City Superfund and Brownfield Program for the.

Along with Thomas W. Church, he is the coauthor of the first comprehensive study of the operation of the Superfund program, Cleaning Up the Mess (Brookings, ). Thomas W. Church is a professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy of the State University of New York at :   The Superfund program enables EPA to arrange cleanup of highly contaminated sites by requiring polluters to pay for the work or using government funds when responsible parties can't be found.

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Emmell's Septic Landfill (ESL) is located at Zurich Ave, Galloway Township, New Jersey and takes up about 38 acres of space.

The landfill was in operation from until ESL disposed of liquid and solid waste including many chemicals such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), Trichloroethene and Vinyl chloride which all had. 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.

The pace of Superfund settlements and cleanups has finally begun to pick up in the second half of the s. “We have completed a total of Superfund cleanups over the past four-and-a-half years—more than in the previous 12 years combined,” says EPA administrator Carol M.

Browner. Superfund Program Peggy Toler Ma 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.

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. O&M Operation and Maintenance OMB Office of Management and Budget UPB Unit Price Book As used by this guide, “Superfund” refers to the program operated under the authority of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of and the Superfund Amendments and.

WASHINGTON - The site of an old aluminum smelting operation in South Knoxville has been added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Priorities List for cleanup under the federal Superfund program.Shpack Landfill is a hazardous waste site in Norton, assessment by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) it was added to the National Priorities List in October for long-term remedial action.

The site cleanup is directed by the federal Superfund program. The Superfund site covers acres, mostly within Norton, with acres County: Bristol.SARA Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of ments for each type of work operation and explains each section separately to provide a clearer understanding of the standard.

program and site-specific activities also should be included in the program. The employer also must inform contractors and subcon .