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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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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Superfund Redevelopment Initiative, launched in 1999 with the goal of returning formerly contaminated lands to long-term sustainable and productive reuse for communities across the country.
Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Oklahoma toured the Tar Creek Superfund site in Northeast Oklahoma.<br />Participants discussed progress with the site and goals for the continuing cleanup.
In the July/August 2017 Journal of Environmental Health (volume 80, number 1), the abstract for Incidence of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Residential Proximity to Superfund Sites in Kentucky by WB.
The Environmental Protection Agency may turn to a contentious alternative in its effort to streamline the Superfund program.
Austrian hedge fund manager Superfund has shut six international sales offices and laid off staff as part of cost-saving measures.
Vienna Globally operating Austrian hedge fund firm Superfund confirmed on Friday that it is closing its branch in Dubai together with other bureaus in Singapore, Sydney, Sao Paulo, Liechtenstein and Monaco, which account for a third of its international branches.
THE S0URCE: "Superfund Follies, Part II" by Daniel IC Benjamin, in PERC Reports, March 2009.
Environmental Protection Agency has added nine new hazardous waste sites that pose risks to human health and the environment to the National Priorities List of Superfund sites and has proposed adding an additional 13 sites to the list.
To clean up these highly contaminated sites, the Congress established the Superfund program under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) in 1980.
Superfund announces record half year results for its superfund gold funds generating a return of 46.38%
EPA Superfund list and qualify for federal cleanup funds.
Such agreements haven't shielded them, however, from the federal Superfund program, which attempts to trace pollution to its original sources and to hold accountable all parties involved.

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