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Oversight of the Superfund program

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Superfund and Waste Management.

Oversight of the Superfund program

hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund and Waste Management of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, June 15, 2006.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Superfund and Waste Management.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Environmental Protection Agency. -- Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response,
  • Hazardous waste site remediation -- United States -- Evaluation,
  • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States,
  • Liability for environmental damages -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 109-1042
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .E6772 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 134 p. :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23214568M
    ISBN 100160830087
    ISBN 109780160830082
    LC Control Number2009376992

    The federal Superfund was originally funded by taxes on industry, but the authority to collect those taxes expired in and now it is largely funded by general revenues. Environmental Protection Agency Oversight. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) oversees the . There was a Waste Management and Regulatory Oversight Subcommittee hearing held on 1st August, to discuss the future of Superfund, which is a program of Environmental Protection Agency.

      But Superfund sites contain some of the worst hazards—old plants and dumps that operated before the EPA’s rules were in place—the mitigation of . Under the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of , Congress requires EPA to involve States in the Superfund program in a “substantial and meaningful” way. EPA's State, Tribal and Site Identification Center is responsible for developing regulations, guidance, and policy related to this Congressional mandate.

    Superfund Fact Book Summary The Superfund program is the principal federal effort for cleaning up hazardous waste sites and protecting public health and the environment from releases of hazardous substances. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) established the program, and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of .   Annual federal appropriations to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Superfund program generally declined from about $2 billion to about $ billion in constant dollars from fiscal years through EPA expenditures—from these federal appropriations—of site-specific cleanup funds on remedial cleanup activities at nonfederal National Priorities List (NPL) sites declined.


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This audit report contains findings that describe problems the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has identified and corrective actions the OIG recommends.

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Congress. Region 5 Oversight of PRP-lead Remedial Design and Remedial Action FROM: Anthony C. Carrollo /s/ Divisional Inspector General for Audits Northern Division TO: David Ullrich Acting Regional Administrator Region 5 Attached is the final report on Region 5's oversight of.

recommend that Superfund program managers use this approach to compliment the current Superfund oversight guidance when considering the level of oversight to perform at a particular site. If you have any questions, please contact Vince Velez, ()or Sharon Cullen, ()of OSRE. The chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and two NRC commissioners testified at an oversight hearing for their August 1, EPA Superfund Program.

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Congress. Senate. Superfund Program Review In Novemberthe Superfund Remedial program initiated a comprehensive review of its operations (the Superfund Program Review Action Plan or SPR) to identify options to maintain its effectiveness in achieving its core mission of protecting human health and the environment in the face of reduced funding.

Regarding the Sept. 21 news article "Taxpayers bear most Superfund oversight, cleanup costs":A major challenge for Superfund cleanups is the failure to reauthorize Superfund taxes that expired in. Taxpayer dollars fund most oversight and cleanup costs at Superfund sites The abandoned Diamond Alkali Chemical facility in Newark, N.J., was added to.

A Community Guide to EPA’s Superfund Program. IF THERE IS A SUPERFUND SITE in your neighborhood, CERCLA is informally called Superfund. The Superfund program is administered by EPA in cooperation with state and tribal governments. It allows EPA to clean.

Superfund Program: Regional Inter- agency Agreement Handbook This EPA manual will contain copies of na- tional MOUs and model lAGs for EPA regions to use in initiating TAGS. Resource Management Directive System D This EPA manual provides agency-wide policies and procedures for the Superfund pro- gram.

Superfund 25th Anniversary: Transcripts of Oral History Interviews 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.

Superfund is a United States federal government program designed to fund the cleanup of sites contaminated with hazardous substances and pollutants.

Sites managed under this program are referred to as "Superfund" sites. It was established as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA). It authorizes federal natural resource agencies, Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress.

The purpose of this special review at the Aerojet Superfund site was to evaluate the Region's oversight of laboratory data quality at a responsible party cleanup site.

Our review was conducted between Aug and February 9,and covered management procedures in effect as of Aug Using RCRA's Results-Based Approaches and Tailored Oversight Guidance when Performing Superfund Oversight - (12/22/06) Memorandum providing additional information in support of Superfund's administrative reform on PRP oversight.

Superfund program managers should consider RCRA's Results-Based Guidance when developing oversight plans with PRPs. Full text of "OVERSIGHT HEARING ON THE FEDERAL SUPERFUND PROGRAM'S ACTIVITIES TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH" See other formats.

Others oppose major changes, asserting that cleanup is almost complete. One of the most contentious issues in the debate is whether the taxes that once stocked the Superfund Trust Fund need to be reinstated. The answer depends in large part on how much money EPA will need to implement the Superfund by: Put the Super back into Superfund.

This understanding of the serious risk of living near pollution was the impetus to creating the Superfund program in The program gives communities power to hold corporations responsible for cleaning up contamination. and weakens EPA oversight. Superfund Alternatives removes mandatory citizen. Superfund Cleanup Subject Listing.

Special accounts are site-specific sub-accounts within the Superfund Trust Fund that are generally used to retain money paid under settlement agreements for use at a specific site.

Sample settlement language for the prepayment of oversight costs attached.Oversight of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund Program: hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, August 1, Published: ().The state Superfund program addresses facilities that may constitute an imminent and substantial endangerment to public health and safety or the environment due to a release or threatened release of hazardous substances into the environment.