Superfund

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Related to Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act: Endangered Species Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • noun

Synonyms for Superfund

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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He has also represented regulated parties in disputes under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Clean Air Act.
EPA cleanup order under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund), which deals in part with emergency cleanups of hazardous substances.
The sites will consist of those ranked on the Superfund National Priority List (NPL) as well as non-NPL sites regulated under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Underground Storage Tanks (UST), state environmental regulatory programs and other sites, which might require remedial action.
Funds for cleaning up hazardous waste sites are authorized under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, better known as Superfund.
The sites will consist of those ranked on the Superfund National Priority List (NPL) as well as non-NPL sites regulated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Underground Storage Tanks (UST), state environmental regulatory programs and other sites, which might require remedial action.
The company failed to immediately notify both the National Response Center, as required under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, known as Superfund), and the California Emergency Planning and Response Commission, as required under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know Act (EPCRA).
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, also known as Superfund) and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) authorize EPA to respond to actual or threatened releases of hazardous substances that may endanger public health, welfare or the environment.
EPA requested that Wilbur-Ellis conduct the cleanup under CERCLA, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, known as Superfund.
District Court for the Eastern District of California recently ruled that the agency cannot hold the current and former owners of the site liable for the cleanup under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (more commonly known as Superfund) because the court held that the law does not regulate mining wastes.
The removal site assessment is being conducted in accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, also known as Superfund) and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) which authorize EPA to respond to actual or threatened releases of hazardous substances that may endanger public health, welfare or the environment.
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