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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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EPA expects that no further Superfund response is needed at this Site to protect human health and the environment.
Scott Pruitt, the head of the EPA, has said cleaning up Superfund sites is at the top of his "back to basics" approach for the agency.
At that time, Superfund funds were among the best-performing financial products worldwide with annual double-digit net returns, attracting more than 50,000 investors.
A site may be placed on the Superfund list if the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry has issued a health advisory that recommends removing people from the site, EPA determines the site poses a significant threat to public health and the agency anticipates it will be more cost-effective to use its remedial authority than its emergency removal authority at the site.
The Superfund flagship fund, the Superfund Q-AG, has generated an annualised return of 19% since its inception in March 1996 and 31.
Sheila Kuehl, state Assemblywoman Julia Brownley, Assemblywoman Audra Strickland, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors and Los Angeles Councilman Greig Smith have all drafted letters urging Schwarzenegger to endorse Superfund status.
CONCLUSION: The results of this study indicate that Executive Order 12898 for environmental justice has not increased the equitability of the Superfund program.
The Superfund law doesn't target manure production; in fact, it contains a provision exempting normal applications of fertilizer.
The industry-funded trust that assists with the cost of Superfund cleanup is facing a decline in revenues, according to a recent report by the U.
Superfund, one of the main programs used by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clean up serious, often abandoned, hazardous waste sites, has been improved considerably in recent years.
Revenues from these taxes would go into the Superfund Trust Fund.

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