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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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Typically the EPA tries to identify Superfund sites in a major storm's path to "shore up the active operations" and "minimize seepage from sites," Stanislaus said.
In its update to the community, the EPA said it is still trying to determine the best way to clean up the ponds--the final major part of the Superfund site work.
Like the Gowanus Canal, Newtown Creek is a Superfund site, but it is much larger in scale.
Surrounded by the Saranac River, the Salmon River and Lake Champlain, the Plattsburg Air Force base became a Superfund site in 1989 due to groundwater contamination.
It is important to consider the role that heavy metal contamination at Tar Creek Superfund Site might play in attainment of melanism.
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.
There are 16 Superfund sites are in Los Angeles County, including four each in the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys, that pose threats to drinking water supplies.
Participation as a PRP in a remedial investigation and feasibility study (RI/FS) for a Superfund site or in a facility investigation and, if necessary, a corrective measures study for a RCRA site.
One of our senior guys who was running our chemical division took his 10 top managers and gave each of them a Superfund site of which they are now the site managers.
For example, if the total clean up cost for a superfund site is $20 million, the settlement contribution for all generators and transporters of municipa solid waste using the unit cost formula would be .
And EPA can hold each polluter at a Superfund site liable for the total cost of the cleanup.
Coalition calls on Governor Paterson to withdraw NYS DEC's Request to the EPA to Designate Gowanus Canal as a Superfund site --

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