Superfund program


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Noun1.Superfund program - 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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"Under President Trump, the Superfund Program is a top EPA priority, and we are making great progress expediting sites through the entire remediation process and returning them back to safe and productive use."
One percent are enrolled in the federal Superfund program, which is generally reserved for the most highly polluted sites in the most urgent need of cleanup.
"By elevating these sites, we are sending a message that the EPA is, in fact, restoring its Superfund program to its rightful place at the center of the agency's mission," Pruitt said.
Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund program. This study investigated a possible association between residential proximity to Superfund sites in Kentucky and incidence of NHL over a period of 18 years.
The Superfund program was once among the nation's highest-profile environmental efforts.
Nationally, the CCI Superfund Site is one of three to reach "construction complete" status this year, and one of 1,123 sites to reach that status since the EPA Superfund Program began in 1980.
EPA's Superfund program is intended to ensure the cleanup of hazardous waste sites on both private and public lands.
If listed as proposed, the site will be cleaned up under the Superfund program.
ENVIRONMENTAL Protection Agency's Superfund program was created to clean up the nation's worst toxic waste sites and draw renters and buyers to once contaminated areas.
Administered by EPA, the Superfund program was created to address abandoned hazardous waste sites.
The result: The Center uncovered a range of problems facing the Superfund program that had long evaded mainstream media.

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