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Impact on states of capping Superfund sites

United States. General Accounting Office

Impact on states of capping Superfund sites

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous waste site remediation -- United States -- States.,
  • Hazardous waste sites -- United States -- States.,
  • Environmental protection -- United States -- States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office. RCED.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination9 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17685496M

    EPA Region 4 Land Revitalization and Reuse. Superfund Sites. A Superfund site is any land in the United States that has been contaminated by hazardous waste and identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a candidate for cleanup because it poses a . Jun 05,  · More than thirty years after Congress created the federal Superfund site program, there's still a debate over how best to deal with polluters.

    The Superfund Sites of Silicon Valley. When Federica Armstrong discovered that she lived a mile from one of Silicon Valley’s multiple toxic Superfund sites, she set out to photograph them. chemical sites are increasingly directed toward "capping" the waste management units-contaminated area. For example, at the University of California, Davis - Department of Energy national Superfund site located on the University of California campus in Davis, the Department.

    at Superfund waste sites throughout the United States. As part of the National Institute of Environmental. Health Sciences, one of the National Institutes of Health, SRP funds grants on basic biological, environmental, and engineering processes, to find real solutions to hazardous waste problems. In addition, SRP helps train. Distribution of Active Superfund Sites in Low Socioeconomic and Minority Populations in the Northwest United States Background Data Discussion Superfund sites are categorized as areas of land contaminated by hazardous materials resulting from various industrial processes or environmental disasters. Living in close proximity to these sites.


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Impact on states of capping Superfund sites by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Impact on states of capping Superfund sites. [United States. General Accounting Office.; United States. General Accounting Office. RCED.]. Every day, the Superfund program makes a visible and lasting difference in communities. By cleaning up the nation’s worst hazardous waste sites, the program tackles threats to public health and our natural environment, supports local economies and enhances quality of life, prevents future releases of hazardous substances, and leads to new advances in science and technology.

A map and links to find information on Superfund sites by state and EPA region. Jump to main content. An official website of the United States government. Jump to main content. An official website of the United States government.

We've made some changes to ktexcleaning.com If the information you are looking for is not here, you may be able to find. Superfund was established in by an act of Congress, giving EPA the funds and authority to clean up polluted sites Goals of Superfund: Protect human health and the environment by Impact on states of capping Superfund sites book up polluted sites Involve communities in the Superfund process Make responsible parties pay for work performed at Superfund sites 3.

Superfund sites by state. The table below summarizes the number of Superfund sites in each state as of January Among the 50 states, there were 1, Superfund sites. The states with the most Superfund sites were New Jersey ( sites), California (97 sites) and Pennsylvania (95 sites).Alabama: This paper examines 74 National Priorities List (NPL) sites in 13 US counties in order to test these two implicit assumptions.

Empirical studies generally use the hedonic approach (Rosen [19]) to examine the impact of Superfund sites on local property ktexcleaning.com by: The NPL guides the EPA in "determining which sites warrant further investigation" for environmental remediation.

As of June 12,there were Superfund sites on the National Priorities List in the United States. Forty-eight additional sites have been proposed for entry on the list.

The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA).

The federal Superfund program, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designed to investigate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances. Sites managed under this program are referred to as Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress.

Superfund and States: The State Role and Other Issues. Liability issues are a particularly good illustration of a topic where changes to CERCLA would impact not only remediation at NPL sites but also the approach taken by states to cleaning up non-NPL sites. "Impacts on States of Capping Superfund Sites." GAO/RCEDR, March Superfund Fact Book Summary The Superfund program is the principal federal effort for cleaning up hazardous waste sites and protecting public health and the environment from releases of hazardous substances.

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) established the program, and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of.

Beneficial Effects of the Superfund Program substances, thereby preventing human exposure and further migration of hazardous substan- ces through groundwater, soil, or Superfund conducts risk assess- ments at many sites, which, combined with research into the ces, provide insight into the type and extent of the human health impacts.

OTA charges that because state cleanups tend to be less thorough, some will be done poorly and their sites end up on the NPL list. Wright and Cole's () study of risk management of hazardous-waste sites in two states supports that contention.

List 11 - Responsible Parties at CERCLIS Sites: Lists responsible parties at Superfund sites that have received Special or General Notice letters from EPA. It displays the party name and address, and data on selected enforcement actions, if present, at the associated sites, as.

A variety of subjects including environmental engineering, toxicology, environmental monitoring, human and environmental risk assessment, and risk management are relevant to evaluating remediation at contaminated sediment Superfund sites.

United States Office of Solid Waste and EPA F Capping involves placing a cover over contaminated material such as the waste buried at a landfill. Such covers are called “caps.” superfund/sites. 2 Constructing a cap can be as simple as placing.

the impact of Superfund sites on local property values. The researchers regress various house and neighborhood characteristics on the sales price (or assessed value) of houses to uncover the effect of the presumed negative externalities. As stated above, published studies confirm that Superfund sites do indeed lower local house prices.

However. The Brio Superfund site is a former industrial location in Harris County, Texas at the intersection of Beamer Road and Dixie Farm Road, about 16 miles (26 km) southeast of downtown Houston, and adjacent to the Dixie Oil Processors Superfund ktexcleaning.com is a federal Superfund site, although it was deleted from the National Priorities List in December City: Unincorporated area surrounded by the cities of.

Aug 22,  · Superfund Reauthorization Principles May 7, State and Tribal Issues. Increase the State and Tribal role in the Superfund program through flexible partnership agreements between EPA and States and Tribes, based upon demonstrated resources and capabilities, to enable all parties to work together to determine which sites should proceed under what authorities, and under whose lead, so.

Apr 05,  · Has Executive Order Rectified Superfund Equity. To evaluate the impact of Executive Order on Superfund listings pre- and post-executive order, Superfund sites were tested using the previous model.

The data set was split into sites discovered before and sites discovered in Cited by: United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response Publication No.

/FS October PUBLIC AWARENESS SIGNS AT SUPERFUND SITES Office of Emergency and Remedial Response Hazardous Site Control Division (OS) Quick Reference Fact Sheet INTRODUCTION This fact sheet is designed to inform individuals involved in.

A Superfund site is any land in the United States that has been contaminated by hazardous waste and identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a candidate for cleanup because it poses a risk to human health and/or the environment.YSK about US EPA Superfund sites, these are large toxic contamination sites mostly caused by private companies in every state that the EPA is in charge of cleaning up, and you may live near.Estimating the Economic Benefits of Cleaning Up Superfund Sites: The Case of Woburn, Massachusetts impact of Superfund sites on house values is established in Section 4 and a description of.