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Superfund Improvement Act of 1985

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Superfund Improvement Act of 1985

hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, on S. 51 ... and S. 494 ... February 25, 1985.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States.,
    • Liability for environmental damages -- United States.,
    • Hazardous waste sites -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 99-60
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E6 1985b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 337 p. :
      Number of Pages337
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2664956M
      LC Control Number85602472

      1 The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (42 U.S.C. –), commonly known as ‘‘Superfund,’’ consists of Public Law 96– (Dec. 11, ) and the amendments made by subsequent Size: KB. 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 this program are referred to as.

      State highways act and Department of engineering law of California. (Sacramento, Superintendent of state printing, ), by California and California. Department of Engineering (page images at HathiTrust) Business law for engineers, (New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, inc.; [etc., etc.], ), by C. Frank Allen (page images at HathiTrust). Major amendments were enacted in the Clean Water Act of [3] and the Water Quality Act of [4] - does not directly address groundwater contamination. Groundwater protection provisions are included in the Safe Drinking Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and theSuperfund act.

        The National Contingency Plan (NCP), 40 CFR Part (f)(4)(ii) states: "If a remedial action is selected that results in hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants remaining at the site above levels that allow for unlimited use and unrestricted exposure, the lead agency shall review such action no less than every five years after the initiation of the selected remedial action.". What is Superfund? Superfund was established in by an act of Congress, giving EPA the funds and authority to clean up polluted sites Goals of Superfund: Protect human health and the environment by cleaning up polluted sites Involve communities in the Superfund process Make responsible parties pay for work performed at Superfund sites 3.


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Superfund Improvement Act of 1985 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Shown Here: Indefinitely postponed in Senate (09/24/) (Measure indefinitely postponed in Senate (Text inserted in H.R. Superfund Improvement Act of - Title I - Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) (Superfund) to specify how such program operates within Indian lands.

Exempts remedial actions on Indian lands from the. Mar 1, S. 51 (99th). A bill to extend and amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act ofand for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Get this from a library. Superfund Improvement Act of hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, on S. 51 June 7 [United States. Congress. Senate.

Committee on the Judiciary.]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Superfund Improvement Act of 1985 book Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA). 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 this program are referred to as Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress. On OctoPresident Reagan signed the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA) into law after a three year reauthorizing process.' SARA is an amendment to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the original "Superfund" law passed in Shown Here: Conference report filed in House (10/03/) (Conference report filed in House, H.

Rept. ) Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of - Title I: Provisions Relating Primarily to Response and Liability - Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) (Superfund) to direct the Administrator of the Environmental.

What is Superfund. Thousands of contaminated sites exist nationally due to hazardous waste being dumped, left out in the open, or otherwise improperly managed. These sites include manufacturing facilities, processing plants, landfills and mining sites.

The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of is a United States federal law passed by the 99th United States Congress located at Ti Chapter of the U.S. Code, concerned with emergency response preparedness.

On OctoPresident Ronald Reagan signed into law the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA). EPA Announces First Top-Priority Superfund Sites [EPA press release - Octo ] National Contingency Plan for Superfund Announced [EPA press release - Ma ] EPA Issues Final National Contingency Plan for Superfund [EPA press release - J ] Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act [EPA statement - October 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 Reauthorization Act of.

Community Relations Handbook Contents CONTENTS NOTICE " EXHIBITS «PREFACE xiii CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION: COMMUNITY RELATIONS IN SUPERFUND 1 THE PROGRAM AND ITS OBJECTIVES 1 BACKGROUND 2 HOW TO USE THIS HANDBOOK 2 CHAPTER 2: COMMUNITY RELATIONS REQUIREMENTS AND POLICIES 5 REQUIREMENTS FOR.

The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) amended the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) on Octo SARA reflected EPA's experience in administering the complex Superfund program during its first six years and made several important changes and additions to the program.

years. prehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA), requires that remedial actions which result in any hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants remaining at the site be subject to a Five-Year Size: KB.

Superfund Act synonyms, Superfund Act pronunciation, Superfund Act translation, English dictionary definition of Superfund Act. n an extremely large fund Noun 1. Superfund - the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned.

Author(s): United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Title(s): Superfund Improvement Act of report of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, to accompany S.

51, together with additional and minority views. He lowered administrative hurdles and delegated more authority to the 10 EPA Regional Offices. and saw much activity and many accomplishments in all aspects of Superfund. One Step Back Delays in CERCLA's reauthorization severely curtailed Superfund's activities in late and The EPA engages in research, monitoring, and the setting and enforcement of national standards.

It administers the Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act ofpopularly called "Superfund," an act aimed at restoring toxic waste sites by making the. The results of this research are included in Superfund's Future, a book that will become an essential reference for all participants in the debate about one of the nation's most controversial environmental programs.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Cited by: Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act () Congress initially authorized Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) legislation in to clean up abandoned dump sites in the United States that contained hazardous activities mandated under CERCLA were to be administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Superfund, U.S. government fund intended to pay for the cleanup of hazardous-waste dump sites and spills. The act creating it called for financing by a combination of general revenues and taxes on polluting industries.

The Environmental Protection Agency was directed to create a list of the most dangerous sites; it would then compel the polluter to pay for the cleanup or would pay for the.The Hazardous Substance Superfund established by the amendments made by this section shall be treated for all purposes of law as a continuation of the Hazardous Substance Response Trust Fund established by section of the Hazardous Substance Response Revenue Act of [former 42 U.S.C.

].Any reference in any law to the Hazardous Substance Response Trust Fund established .A Legislative History of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (Public Law ): Together with a Section-by-section Index A Legislative History of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (Public Law ): Together with a Section-by-section Index, United States.

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