Superfund site


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Noun1.Superfund site - a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned upSuperfund site - a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up
land site, site - the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); "a good site for the school"
orphan site - a toxic waste area where the polluter could not be identified or the polluter refused to take action or pay for the cleanup
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The former Reynolds Metals Superfund Site is already home to a FedEx Ground sorting facility, and construction is now underway on an Amazon Fulfillment Center.
The Brio Refining toxic Superfund site, where ethylbenzene, chlorinated hydrocarbons and other chemical compounds were once pooled in pits before the Environmental Protection Agency removed them, sits "just up the road, and it drains into our watershed," he said.
The federal Environment Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting later this year or early next year to report on the progress of the cleanup of groundwater contamination at the American Cyanamid Superfund site.
Last week, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman held a press conference on the banks of the Gowanus Canal, the polluted waterway that is a designated Superfund site, to denounce President Donald Trump's proposed budget that cuts funding for the EPA by more than 30 percent.
On September 27, the EPA declared the four-mile waterway that divides the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens in New York City as a Superfund site, a designation the environmental watchdog reserves for only the most polluted locations.
PR-R7-09-10251, issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for environmental remediation services at the Omaha Lead Superfund Site in Omaha, Nebraska.
The canal was named a possible Superfund site this week, which would allow the Obama administration to provide federal money for the clean-up.
Tar Creek Superfund Site was heavily mined for lead, zinc, and cadmium from the 1890s to the 1970s.
The 2005 conference also included a teaching experiment that served as a bridge between the instructional segments and a site visit to the Wells G & H Superfund site in Woburn, Massachusetts (these two municipal wells were found to be contaminated with industrial waste in 1979).
Leadville has had to overcome the stigma of being a Superfund site, and the people have had to change their identity as miners.

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