EPA"s implementation of the Superfund program

hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, October 31, 1989
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OLEM Directive FY 19 SPIM Table of Contents - 1 Decem Superfund Program Implementation Manual FY Table of Contents. See EPA’s PDF page to learn more. The Superfund Program Implementation Manual (SPIM) provides guidance to the Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation, the Office of Site Remediation Enforcement, the Federal Facilities Restoration and Reuse Office, Federal Facilities Enforcement Office and Office of Emergency Response (Removals).

More Effective Superfund Enforcement Program" prepared by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) under a grant from EPA. The ELI study is an independent evaluation of the Superfund enforcement program.

Second is an EPA report titled "Superfund Enforcanent Strategy and Implementation Plan" (the Plan). The Plan. the successful implementation of the lessons learned from the Task Force for the future of the Superfund program and the future of Superfund sites.

The performance measures impose accountability on the Agency to maintain its commitment to reclaim, restore, and reuse Superfund sites. Since Septemberthe.

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Trump's EPA dropped climate change planning and proposed cutting the Superfund budget to its lowest level (in dollars) since the program began in the s.

OSWER Regional Superfund Allocation by Program Project FY Superfund Re gional Response Function Bud get by Program Project (BAS Operating Plan, $ in Millions) Total: Million Removal Program $ 25% EPA Emergency Preparedness $ 1% Federal Facilities Program $ 4% Homeland Security Program $ 2% Remedial/Pipeline Program.

blueprint for implementation of the Superfund program. This guidance does not, however, substitute for CERCLA or the NCP, nor is it a regulation itself.

Thus, it does not impose legally binding requirements on EPA, states, or the regulated community, and may not apply to a particular situation based upon the circumstances of each situation.

EPA’s Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of the nation’s most contaminated land and responding to environmental emergencies, oil spills and natural disasters.

To protect public health and the environment, the Superfund program focuses on making a visible and lasting difference in communities, ensuring that people can live. SAKS: Last week, President Trump proposed slashing EPA's budget by more than a quarter and the Superfund program by more than $ million.

Probst says Superfund has suffered from inadequate. The federal Superfund program for cleaning up America's inactive toxic waste sites is noteworthy not only for its enormous cost - $ billion has been authorized thus far - but also for its unique design.

The legislation that created Superfund provided the Environmental Protection Agency with Author: Thomas W. Church, Robert T. Nakamura. EPA’s Superfund Program. Superfund is the name given to the environmental program established to address abandoned hazardous waste sites.

It is also the name of the fund established by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act ofas amended (CERCLA statute, CERCLA overview). Environmental Protection Agency and State Cooperative Efforts at Superfund Sites - (8/23/19) Memorandum summarizes some of the way the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the states engage in joint work planning and ways in which the EPA coordinates with the states for implementing certain response actions. Trump’s EPA dropped climate change planning and proposed cutting the Superfund budget to its lowest level (in dollars) since the program began in the s.

implementation of the Superfund Enterprise Management System (SEMS) will significantly affect the way the program does business by moving the primary program management system to the web and providing a more robust project, records and web content management capability.

The federal government wrapped up cleanups at six Superfund sites around the country in the budget year, the fewest since three inEPA online records showed. The Superfund program was. EPA awarded the first grants to states under the WIIN Lead Testing in School and Child Care Program Drinking Water Grant Program.

EPA opened applications on for the WIIN Small and Disadvantaged Grant. Funding is expected to be awarded this fall and throughout FY as state applications come in. WASHINGTON (Novem ) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that it has implemented the EPA Lean Management System (ELMS), a systematic approach to continuous process improvement, to 83% of the agency.

EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM) has accounted for 15 process improvements—most notably in its management of the Superfund program. Executive Order Superfund Implementation U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Guidance Background: Executive Order (E.O.) delegates to various Federal officials the responsibilities vested in the President for implementing the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability.

EPA 54O-RO35 OSWER P PB Progress Toward Implementing SUPERFUND Fiscal Year REPORT TO CONGRESS Required by Section (h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) ofas amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of OFFICE OF. WASHINGTON (Ap ) — Today, U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the eighth update to the Administrator’s Emphasis List of Superfund Sites Targeted for Immediate, Intense this latest update, the Abandoned Uranium Mines contamination in the Navajo Nation was added to the list and the Allied Paper, Inc./Portage.

Much of this work and additional implementation of the 42 recommendations is still in the early stages. The EPA now reports that the Superfund program achieved two full site deletions and four partial deletions inand as of July 1,it has accomplished five full.

The Superfund Task Force was established on to provide recommendations on how the Agency can improve implementation of the Superfund Program to accelerate cleanups and shorten the path to redevelopment and safe, productive reuse. The push for AM derives from one of many recommendations made by the EPA Superfund Task Force (“STF”), which was established by former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

As we previously reported, one of the former Administrator’s main priorities while in office was to revamp the Superfund program and restore it to “its rightful place at. EPA's Federal Program Inventory FY Performance Linkage Program Name (and Associated Appropriations) Program Descriptions (from Program Project Description Book) Goal Objective Acquisition Management (Environmental Programs & Management, Superfund, Leaking Underground Storage Tanks) Resources in this program support activities related to the management of.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been conducting optimization activities at Superfund sites since and periodically reporting on the progress of implementing optimization recommendations (EPA, a). EPA began its optimization efforts as a pilot program focused on.

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The EPA's Superfund program was created in in response to health problems reported after a subdivision and school were built atop the. The site underwent a state-ordered cleanup before EPA added it to its Superfund program in The highest detected PCB concentration at the.

continues to examine the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) implementation of the Superfund program to clean up our nation's most contaminated sites and ensure polluters pay for cleanups. We are writing to request a briefing on recently released information from EPA that.

This document was originally presented as Volume II of the State Participation in the Superfund Program manual, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, MarchOSWER Directive Number This document has been updated to reflect the changes brought about by CERCLA, as amended, and to address the need for additional guidance due to.The Trump-appointed head of the EPA, Scott Pruitt, last month announced a plan to reform the agency’s “Superfund” program, created in to clean up hazardous waste sites such as old.The Fish Contamination Education Collaborative (FCEC) is the public outreach and education component of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) program to protect the most vulnerable populations from the health effects of consuming contaminated fish related to the Palos Verdes Shelf Superfund Site.

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