Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

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Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

(CERCLA)
Commonly known as Superfund, CERCLA addresses abandoned or historical waste sites and contamination. It was enacted in 1980 to create a tax on the chemical and petroleum industries and provide federal authority to respond to releases of hazardous substances.
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The Superfund Alternative Approach can't be used at every site, and feedback on the approach has varied.
Since its foundation in 1995 by Baha, a former police officer, Superfund offered so-called managed futures funds based on algorithmic trading programmes.
Federal Register notices and supporting documents for the proposed Superfund sites are available at www.epa.gov/superfund/ sites/npl/current.htm.
The innovative Superfund gold fund, which follows a similar trading strategy to Superfund Q-AG but is tied to the performance of gold, was launched as a SICAV Fund in Luxembourg in November 2007 (Superfund Gold A) has since generated a return of 45.70%.
KEY WORDS: environmental justice, Executive Order 12898, National Priorities List, Superfund. Environ Health Perspect 115:1087-1093 (2007).
Congress should dump the proposed Superfund exemption bill in the nearest waste lagoon.
"With the depletion of Superfund money--and with more and more companies going out of business, bankrupt, or sold to another company that says they bought the assets, not the liabilities--the EPA is taking a much harder look at what insurance is available [to pay for cleaning up sites]" Mintzer said.
"Last year's Brown field Cleanup Program and refinancing of the State Superfund Law started a process in motion to promote the physical, economic and social revitalization of our communities," said Senator Carl L.
The industry-funded trust that assists with the cost of Superfund cleanup is facing a decline in revenues, according to a recent report by the U.S.
"A Superfund site?" she asked, incredulous, "on Main Street?" Not just a Superfund site--a Superfund site that a cleanup contractor has dubbed "near the tip of the peak in terms of [cleanup] difficulty." A radioactive Superfund site.
Superfund, one of the main programs used by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clean up serious, often abandoned, hazardous waste sites, has been improved considerably in recent years.

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