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 move outlined in emails obtained by The Associated Press comes two months after federal regulators backed off plans to add the mine to a list of the most toxic U.S. Superfund sites.
The area was added to the U.S. Superfund site in 1983 after contamination occurred in not only city water wells, but also more than 90 homes in the town of Olean with private wells that drew water from the aquifer.
Among them, he said, is the virtually unquantifiable exposure arising from environmental liability coverages which both the courts and U.S. Superfund legislation have substantially broadened beyond their original scope.