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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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This year marks the 35th anniversary of the enactment of the Comprehensive Environmental, Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the law establishing the Superfund program.
The re-imposition of Superfund taxes will simply give our foreign competitors, who don't pay the tax, yet another advantage.
At the opening, Superfund founder Christian Baha, a former Austrian policeman, announced that his company "is targeting the entire financial market in the Middle East and is planning to expand its activities over the whole region".
With all Superfund sites, EPA works to identify and locate the people or companies who are responsible for the contamination.
Categories: Natural Resources, Appropriated funds, Cost analysis, Environment evaluation, Environmental cleanups, Environmental impact statements, Environmental monitoring, Environmental policies, Environmental protection, Federal funds, Financial management, Fuel taxes, Fund audits, Funds management, General fund appropriation accounts, Hazardous waste site remediation, Hazardous waste sites, Pollution control, Program evaluation, Program management, Taxes, Trust funds, Superfund Program, Superfund Trust Fund
Superfund funds utilize fully automated proprietary trading systems to remove emotional factors from the investment decision-making process.
If the governor blocks Superfund listing, he would be doing a favor to the polluter and a grave injustice to the people who live near this site.
With the depletion of Superfund money--and with more and more companies going out of business, bankrupt, or sold to another company that says they bought the assets, not the liabilities--the EPA is taking a much harder look at what insurance is available [to pay for cleaning up sites]" Mintzer said.
The NCP specifies the levels of risk to human health that are allowable at Superfund sites.
The Superfund Trust Fund is used to pay for cleanups at Superfund sites for which no responsible party is found or is viable.
The evaluation of each nonfederal site that was added to the Superfund list last year took an average of 9.

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