Superfund

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the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned toxic waste sites nationwide

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Along with the drinking-water bill, four major environmental bills--the Marine Mammals Protection Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (a.
Through this Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract, the RORE-ITSI, JV LLC will provide worldwide support for Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA); Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); natural and cultural resources management; and National Environmental Policy Act.
The EPA is to be commended for its actions in this endeavor, which ensure that innocent purchasers who are interested in redeveloping brownfield properties can do so without fear of retribution under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, also known as Superfund," said NAHB president David Wilson.
The term "Superfund" is often used as a nickname for the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, which established both a law regarding polluted sites and a trust fund to clean up sites when the polluter is not a viable source of money.
The Pentagon is seeking exclude live-fire training and testing from the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act.
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), is the environmental law that most often imposes potential liability on parties engaged in real estate and corporate transactions.
Questions of regulation for the release of chemical residues into the environment from containers such as drums are answered by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, commonly known as CERCLA, or the Superfund.
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