Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980

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The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act -- otherwise known as CERCLA or Superfund -- provides a Federal "Superfund" to clean up uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous-waste sites as well as accidents, spills, and other emergency releases of pollutants and contaminants into the environment. Through CERCLA, EPA was given power to seek out those parties responsible for any release and assure their cooperation in the cleanup.

Creator(s): United States. Congress
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: December 31, 2002
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Place of Publication: Washington, DC
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  • Creation: December 31, 2002
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United States
Description:

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act -- otherwise known as CERCLA or Superfund -- provides a Federal "Superfund" to clean up uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous-waste sites as well as accidents, spills, and other emergency releases of pollutants and contaminants into the environment. Through CERCLA, EPA was given power to seek out those parties responsible for any release and assure their cooperation in the cleanup.

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167 p.

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Keyword(s): environmental response | environmental disasters | industrial pollution | laws and regulations | hazardous waste | superfund sites | superfund | pollution | contamination
Alternate Title: Superfund Act
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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