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.

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United States. Congress December 31, 2002.

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  • Main Title: Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980
  • Alternate Title: Superfund Act

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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.

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The Environmental Policy Collection contains reports, policy documents, and media selected from local, statewide, national, and international organizations; government and private agencies; and scientific and research institutions. The collection also contains theses and dissertations relevant to environmental policy.

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  • December 31, 2002

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United States. Congress. Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, text, December 31, 2002; Washington, DC. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11956/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .