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The congressman believes the federal government has responsibility for cleanup because defense is a national and federal issue.
These cleanups, coupled with the thousands of people who registered with PennDOT's Adopt-A-Highway program, promise to make the second annual Great Pennsylvania Cleanup even bigger than last year's.
Across the country, environmental attorneys and the media quickly digested the court's decision, and soon thereafter newspaper headlines and articles declared the likely end to the common practice of companies initiating voluntary cleanups of contaminated sites and pursuing recovery of their costs from other potentially responsible parties under the statutes, officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act or CERCLA.
A combination of local enforcement and funding has resulted in the removal of more than 8 million tires from 88 sites throughout Ohio, in addition to state-funded cleanups.
Recognize that construction cleanups usually cost more than regular cleanups.
Probst acknowledges that the "low-hanging fruit" in terms of site cleanups on the Superfund NPL has probably already been picked.
With cleanup costs reaching staggering proportions, CPAs need to advise clients on how to properly recognize, measure and disclose environmental costs.
Playing corporate three-card monte, Westinghouse shuffled a few documents, offered a couple of management "retraining" courses, and voila, a cleanup giant.
Of some 500 cleanups started since 1980, only 13 are finished.
LANCASTER - Residents, volunteers and city workers will spruce up the neighborhood around Piute Middle School in the first of what city officials hope will be many neighborhood cleanup efforts instigated by citizens.
Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund program, which oversees the cleanup of toxic waste sites, has relied on a trust fund to pay for so-called "orphan" sites--places where the parties potentially responsible for the pollution have gone out of business or no longer exist.
Early in the 105th Congress, Senator Bob Smith (R-NH) introduced Senate Bill 8, the "Superfund Cleanup Acceleration Act of 1997.
Most owners, operators and reimbursement contractors cannot rely solely upon their normal cash flows to conduct cleanups," Radler explained.
What you can expect from these cheaper cleanups is that they won't clean up much.
Capital River Relief 2005 featured thirteen days of cleanups of the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers featuring volunteers from the Alice Ferguson Foundation, Anacostia Watershed Society, Pepco, Whole Foods, the Washington Capitals, Congressional Staff members, White House interns, National Geographic employees, and many others.