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superfund

noun environmental clean-up, Federal program to restore environmentally unsound sites, fund to reclaim the environment, mechanism to fund the environnent, reserve for environment contingenciesGenerally: fund for repairs, reserves for removing wastes
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I would like to thank you for the opportunity to discuss the issues of lender liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA).
In 1980, Congress passed the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, referred to as "the Superfund Act," empowering the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enforce cleanup efforts.
Structure of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
Army under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund) over tire growing presence of perchlorate in the aquifer that feeds the city's drinking water supply.
The cleanups will be conducted under the authority of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund.
Major federal statutes include the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) as well as the Toxic Substances Control Act.
In 1980, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) was signed into law.
After two releases of hydrogen sulfide into the environment, the facility failed to immediately notify the National Response Center, as required under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, known as Superfund).

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