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Superfund Cleanup Acceleration Act of 1998

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

Superfund Cleanup Acceleration Act of 1998

report of the Committee on Environmant and Public Works United States Senate, together with additional, supplemental, and minority views to accompany S. 8.

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

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous waste site remediation -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States,
  • Liability for environmental damages -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 105th Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 105-192.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 434 p. ;
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17830677M
    OCLC/WorldCa39350476

    1According to information provided by EPA, no Superfund remedies will be selected for 26 of the total 1, sites on the National Priorities List as of September 30, , because these sites have been transferred to another EPA program for cleanup or will not require a . This article reviews the most common criticisms of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA)' and its only amendment, the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA).2 The criticism has been from both legal scholars and economists, although these groups differ on the basis of.

    Reading 51 The Strengths and Weaknesses of Current Superfund Law enues and the pace and protectiveness of the site cleanup program. In addition, changing the rules now could have a lasting negative effect on future compliance with environmental laws. In many ways, the current liability scheme is working as intended. Many credit the liability sys-. Unformatted text preview: 8 The EPA Superfund Programs 1, 2, and 3, — BACKGROUND The Superfund Program was created by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) in The program was in response to the need to clean up the nation s worst hazardous waste sites. At that time, the e tent and severity of the hazardous waste problems .

    Congress revised the Superfund legislation in the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA). Among other provisions of SARA, section , Cleanup Standards, discusses criteria for selecting applicable and relevant or appropriate requirements (ARARs) and includes specific language that requires EPA cleanups to attain ARARs. The Gist: The overall criticisms of the program are its inefficiency, inaccuracy, and monetary cost. The inaccuracy claim comes largely from the fact that risk assessments are subjective, and therefore biased. Scientists use bioassays, which.


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Superfund Cleanup Acceleration Act of 1998 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Superfund Cleanup Acceleration Act of - Title I: Brownfields Revitalization - Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish programs to provide grants to eligible entities (including local government.

Senate report on SUPERFUND CLEANUP ACCELERATION ACT OF This Superfund Cleanup Acceleration Act of 1998 book is by the Environment and Public Works Related Bills and some Nominations citation. May 13,  · S. 8 ( th): Superfund Cleanup Acceleration Act of React to this bill with an emoji Save your opinion on this bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support.

Aug 19,  · Mar 26, S. 8 (th). A bill to reauthorize and amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Liability, and Compensation Act ofand for other purposes. In gulfpbc.com, a database of bills in the U.S.

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The BiblioGov Project is an effort to expand awareness of the public documents and records of the U.S. Government via print publications. In broadening the public understanding of government and its workAuthor: Created by United States Congress Senate Committee.

Superfund Cleanup Acceleration Act of report of the Committee on Environmant and Public Works United States Senate, together with additional, supplemental, and minority views to accompany S. Superfund Cleanup Acceleration Act of report of the Committee on Environmant and Public Works United States Senate, together with additional, supplemental, and minority views to accompany S.

gulfpbc.com: The mismanagement of the program under Anne Gorsuch Burford, Reagan's first chosen Administrator of the agency, led to a congressional investigation and the reauthorization of the program in through an act amending CERCLA.

The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA) added minimum cleanup requirements in Sectionand Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress. Superfund History SinceEPA's Superfund program has helped protect human health and the environment by managing the cleanup of the nation's worst hazardous waste sites and responding to local and nationally significant environmental emergencies.

In the necessity of performing a Phase I ESA was underscored by congressional action in passing the Superfund Cleanup Acceleration Act of This act requires purchasers of commercial property to perform a Phase I study meeting the specific standard of ASTM E Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I.

SUPERFUND ACCELERATED CLEANUP MODEL (SACM!) THE NEW SUPERFUND PARADIGM Introduction The present Superfund program operates within a complex and, at times circuitous pattern that was designed ten years ago to accommodate a new and complicated law, then tinkered with as the program lurched from its infancy.

Feb 27,  · Clearly, any meaningful reform of Superfund must address risk assessments and remediation technologies required by the EPA. Costly decisions have been made in the past because Superfund has been viewed as a cleanup program, not a risk reduction program.

Under the authority of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA, commonly known as Superfund), the Superfund enforcement program gets sites cleaned up by finding the companies or people responsible for contamination at a site and negotiating with or ordering them to do the cleanup themselves, or to pay for the cleanup done by another party (i.e.

A Community Guide to EPA’s Superfund Program. Responsibility for Superfund Site Cleanup Superfund was established in by an act of Congress, giving EPA the funds and authority to clean up polluted sites Goals of Superfund.

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.

Aug 23,  · Superfund Alternative Approach When a liable Potential Responsible Party (PRP) demonstrates it is viable and cooperative, EPA regional offices, at their discretion, may enter into a Superfund Alternative Approach (SAA) agreement with the PRP to facilitate the cleanup of a site.

To view a list of all sites currently being managed under these agreements, please visit EPA's Compliance and. Dec 07,  · Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), passed on October 17,amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, or Superfund), which the U.S.

Congress passed in to help solve the problems of hazardous-waste sites. SARA provides Georgia residents with the resources needed to clean up hazardous waste sites. For access and information to non-enforcement Superfund program office documents, visit EPA's Superfund program office's policies and guidance webpage.

To locate a document within the Superfund enforcement policy and guidance compendium choose from the search box, chronological listing, or subject listings below. Aug 22,  · 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 under what authorities, and under whose lead, so.

Based on information acquired from evaluating and cleaning up these sites, the Superfund program is undertaking an initiative to develop presumptive remedies to accelerate future cleanups at these types of sites. The presumptive remedy approach is one tool of acceleration within the Superfund Accelerated Cleanup Model (SACK).

California Base Closure: Lessons for DoD's Cleanup Program, by David Rubenson and John R. Anderson (PDF and HTML at gulfpbc.com) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.

Filed under: Hazardous waste site remediation. Superfund program management / (Washington, D.C.Superfund Cleanup Standards Reconsidered Summary For Congress, the reauthorization of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund, has particularly focused on two major areas of reform: liability and the selection of cleanup standards/remedies.Apr 07,  · President Trump's budget would cut Superfund toxic cleanup program by 30% Cleanup of Superfund sites is paid for primarily by the owner of the operation, such as .