Superfund

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superfund

(ˈsuːpəˌfʌnd)
n
(Banking & Finance) an extremely large fund
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Noun1.Superfund - the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned toxic waste sites nationwide; administered by the Environmental Protection Agency; "some have intimated that the Superfund's money may have turned into a political slush fund"
program, programme - a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need; "he proposed an elaborate program of public works"; "working mothers rely on the day care program"
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The alleged violations come under two federal statutes: the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA); and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as Superfund.
Metalcasters should tread lightly, because they can become ensnared in the web of litigation that is the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, a.
Exemption from Federal tax of certain settlement funds established under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (TIPRA Section 201(a));
Now, the DOD is seeking changes through the RRPI to certain hazardous waste laws--specifically, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and the Clean Air Act (CAA).
The Defense Department is seeking exemptions in the Clean Air Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Marine Mammal Protection Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.

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