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Superfund desk reference for municipalities

Superfund desk reference for municipalities

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous wastes.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development.
    ContributionsConnor, Paul., Weissman, Arthur., Barber, Claudia., Johnson, Mark., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Enforcement., United States. Office of Waste Programs Enforcement.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16109921M

    5 bythe Superfund ABELmodel is that the for-profit This document characterizes the financial strengths ' corporation has the ability'to pay, the chances of and individual'in comparison to aver the corporation demonstrating an exireme finan-',, ages determined from income level, family size and cia1 hardship are small. agencies to protect public health and the environment. The question of whether meeting regulatory clean-up standards ensures protection of public health and the environment is explored through a case study of the Southern Pacific Sacramento Railyard site, a state of California "superfund" site that is proposed to be redeveloped for intense.   Correspondence issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that one in four Americans lives within 3 miles of a hazardous waste site. To clean up these highly contaminated sites, the Congress established the Superfund program under the Comprehensive Environmental . Superfund Program: Who to Contact: Remediation Section () The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) became federal law in CERCLA established what has commonly become known as Superfund to deal with known or suspected contamination at inactive commercial/industrial/military facilities or.


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Superfund desk reference for municipalities Download PDF EPUB FB2

SUPERFUND DESK REFERENCE FOR MUNICIPALITIES April Acknowledgement This document was developed through the joint efforts of the Office of Waste Programs Enforcement at the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency and PRC Environmental Management, Inc. under contract number The National Priorities List The National Priorities List (NPL) is a published list of hazardous waste sites in the country that are eligible for federal funding to pay for extensive, long-term cleanup actions under the Superfund.

Superfund Deskbook (Environmental Law Institute) [Not Available] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Superfund law and policy remain a dynamic area of law. New U.S. Supreme Court decisions and ongoing debate over whether CERCLA fairly allocates the costs of pollution signal the need for a revised text of the Superfund Deskbook > that examines.

Reports/Reference Guides. EPA Reduces Lead Exposures Through Cleanup Enforcement (December ). Bulletin provides information on the clean up of sites contaminated with lead under the Superfund enforcement and RCRA corrective action enforcement programs.

Superfund's Future: What Will It Cost (RFF) to estimate the program's future costs. 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 by: Search the Superfund data system for active and archived NPL and non-NPL sites.

Cleanups in My Community Mapped Search. View EPA's Cleanups in my Community map, which includes Superfund sites as well as sites and facilities addressed under other programs.

Contact Us to ask a question, provide feedback, or report a problem. 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 Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress.

Superfund sites are polluted locations in the United States requiring a long-term response to clean up hazardous material contaminations.

They were designated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of CERCLA authorized the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create a list of such.

Supreme Court Considers Fight Over Superfund Site in Montana. The justices seemed wary of letting landowners sue the Atlantic Richfield Company to force it to do more than a.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), independent agency of the U.S. government, with headquarters in Washington, D.C. It was established in to reduce and control air and water pollution, noise pollution, and radiation and to ensure the safe handling and disposal of toxic substances.

The EPA engages in research, monitoring, and the setting and enforcement of. 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.

Community Involvement Handbook (January ) Notice The policy and procedures set out in this document are intended solely for the guidance of Government personnel.

They are not intended, nor can they be relied upon, to create any rights enforceable by any party in litigation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Superfund Alternative Approach. This category includes guidance and documents related to the Superfund Alternative approach.

The Superfund Alternative approach is a cleanup approach equivalent to the approach used at sites listed on the National Priorities List (NPL) and may be used at sites that meet certain criteria.

table of contents introduction 1 air quality / air pollution 2 business information 5 chemical properties and characteristics 7 climate change 13 ecology and ecosystems 18 enforcement and compliance 29 engineering and technology 33 environmental classics 37 environmental education 42 environmental equity / environmental justice 46 environmental law, legislation & regulations.

A Superfund site is any land in the United States that has been contaminated by hazardous waste and identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a candidate for cleanup because it poses a risk to human health and/or the environment. Superfund Reauthorization Principles May 7, State and Tribal Issues.

Increase the State and Tribal role in the Superfund program through flexible partnership agreements between EPA and States and Tribes, based upon demonstrated resources and capabilities, to enable all parties to work together to determine which sites should proceed.

SARA Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of SCBA Self-contained breathing apparatus SHARP Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program SSP Skilled Support Personnel TSD Treatment, Storage, and Disposal TRI Toxic Release Inventory UST Underground storage tank VPP Voluntary Protection Programs.

Superfund Sites ★ How do I find out the status of a particular Superfund site. How are Superfund sites discovered. How can I find actual documents for a site, such as permits and notices.

How does the EPA promote economic redevelopment at Superfund sites. The Superfund Program identifies, investigates and determines appropriate cleanup plans for abandoned or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites where a release or potential release of a hazardous substance poses a risk to human health or the environment.

Since the Environmental Law Institute last published the Superfund Deskbook insuperfund law and policy have continued to evolve.

New Supreme Court decisions and ongoing debate over whether CERCLA fairly allocates the costs of pollution signal the need for a revised text that examines CERCLA as it exists today.

Assessment Program, commonly known as the Superfund Site Assessment (SA) Program. This report shows that funds spent on Superfund site assessments result in benefits that go beyond National Priorities List (NPL) listing and that the overall success of the Superfund program should not be measured solely by the number of NPL listings or Size: KB.

There are more than 1, Superfund sites nationwide, some of which have lingered for years on the EPA’s “national priorities list.” While Pruitt has repeatedly spoken about his focus on the. Superfund sites are abandoned waste sites, such as oil refineries, smelting facilities, mines, and other industrial areas.

Under the Superfund program established by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identifies potential sites and oversees cleanup efforts.

Superfund Alabama: Site Name: Tar Lake Superfund Site. Size: Approximately acres. Supported Site Uses: Recreational, Industrial and Commercial. Existing Site Infrastructure: Water and electrical utilities are. available at the site. Sewer service extension to the site is pending.

Readiness for Use: Ready now: Approximately acres are ready for Size: KB. Report to Congress, Superfund’s Future: What Will It Cost?, published by Resources for the Future (RFF).1 All dollar amounts are in constant dollars unless other-wise noted.

It is hoped that the information presented here will lead to a more informed debate about the future of the Superfund remedial program.

Superfund Snapshot 1. Superfund. Ongoing Cleanup. 9/13/05 – RPM called plant rep. Yes. 9/15/05 – EPA Remedial Project Manager conducted site inspection. 10/13/05 – Samples collected. Yes. Ciba Geigy, Washington County.

Test results Download data Summary. Superfund. Construction Complete. 9/12/05 – RPM called plant rep. Yes. Visit the U.S. EPA's Superfund Site Search page to learn the details about all of the sites on the National Priority List.

You can search by name or location, including city, county, state, and ZIP. Public Health Assessment: Physical Hazards in the Torch Lake Superfund Site and Surrounding Area.

This public health assessment was open for public comment from June 1, until Aug Fact Sheet: Physical Hazards at Torch Lake Superfund Site and Surrounding Areas.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ecological Revitalization of Superfund Sites Introduction Damaged land does not have to be abandoned land.

Ecological revitalization can return damaged land to a state of health, vitality, and diversity. This fact sheet, the first in a series on ecological revitalization, addresses many.

his encyclopedia is an accessible, comprehensive, user-friendly resource with a variety of navigational options and thousands of internal links to related subjects and individuals. Explore this amazing state of ours: historic, environmentally diverse, scenic, large in area but small in community, a recreational Mecca, and much more.

The Superfund Query allows users to retrieve data from the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Information System (CERCLIS) database. Access & Use Information Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use.

This is a project to create a list of Superfund sites, and then create the articles relating to those + sites so that people can learn about the designated Superfund sites in The United States. If you would like to help contribute, or help the project gain momentum, others would appreciate it.

MUNICIPAL LIABILITY ercised its discretion to impose liability for the cleanup costs by focus-ing on the private sector.7 As the nation enters its second decade of litigation under Superfund, however, governmental units are finding themselves more vulnerable.' In.

Superfund Cleanup Subject Listing Remedial Design/Remedial Action (RD/RA) Policies and Models This category includes a broad range of documents related to EPA's settlements with, and orders to, potentially responsible parties (PRPs) to conduct the cleanup phase of site work, known as remedial design and remedial action (RD/RA).

The acre Industrial Latex site is a chemical adhesives and natural and synthetic rubber compounds manufacturer in Wallington, Bergen County, New Jersey. The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email newsletters.

Appendix C: Remedy Selection Summary Matrix C-2 Superfund Remedy Report, 14th Edition Source Groundwater Vapor Intrusion Site Name OU Document Ex Situ Treatment In Situ Treatment EMNR MNR Containment Onsite Disposal Off-site ICs NA-NFA Only Other P&T In Situ Engineered Wetland MNA VEB ICs Alternative Water Supply NA-NFA Only Mitigation File Size: 1MB.

Superfund National Priority List (NPL) Site Boundaries Metadata Updated: Ma A set of site boundaries for each site in EPA Region 1 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont) on EPA's Superfund National Priorities List (NPL), excluding federal h Year: The PAPPG (V) is effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared between April 1, and Aug It has been superseded by the PAPPG (V) which is effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared on or after Aug #N# PA Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG) [V].

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that one in four Americans lives within 3 miles of a contaminated site, many of which pose serious risks to human health and the environment. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) provided the federal government with authority to respond to releases or.

The Environmental Protection Agency says an internal task force appointed to revamp how the nation’s most polluted sites are cleaned up .Superfund Section files that may not be available through our online document management system include: CERCLA Site Assessments Reports and Correspondence Historical National Priority List Site Documents Recently Received Documents (generally within the last 30 days) If you are interested in obtaining access to hard copy files, please reference the Division of Phone: ()   EPA's Superfund Task Force has completed a review of the 1, Superfund sites across the country and, as directed by EPA Administrator E.

Scott Pruitt, made recommendations on how to improve and restructure the cleanup process.