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Preliminary findings of OTA report on superfund

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

Preliminary findings of OTA report on superfund

hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, April 20, 1988.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Environmental Protection Agency.,
  • Hazardous waste sites -- United States.,
  • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States.,
  • Environmental protection -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 372 p. :
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17673274M

    Assessment Program, commonly known as the Superfund Site Assessment (SA) Program. This report shows that funds spent on Superfund site assessments result in benefits that go beyond National Priorities List (NPL) listing and that the overall success of the Superfund program should not be measured solely by the number of NPL listings or cleanups. @article{osti_, title = {Feasibility study for computerized automation of EPA Region II Technical Support Branch}, author = {Stephens, F.B. and Morris, W.F. and Barton, G.W. Jr. and Fisher, E.R.}, abstractNote = {Three options are presented for automating the chemistry laboratories at the Surveillance and Analysis Division, Environmental Protection Agency, at Edison, New shareholderdemocracy.com: F.B. Stephens, W.F. Morris, G.W. Barton, E.R. Fisher.

    Y 4.P 96/ Preliminary findings of OTA report on superfund: hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, April 20, Thus, people in some Superfund-site neighborhoods have lived with potential risks through several generations. As of December , 1, sites were on the NPL, had been delisted, and 63 new sites were proposed (US Environmental Protection Agency, ). Although the program has attained a number of milestones, restoration has proven to be Cited by: 3.

    The focus of this report is to present the preliminary findings from this cohort of people after stroke to demonstrate how the health care community's understanding of stroke is changing. Specifically, we present data from the CRRG clinical core that show that the age at stroke is decreasing, the majority of strokes are neurologically mild to. Superfund Cleanup Subject Listing Cost Recovery This category includes policy and guidance about how EPA recovers from financially viable potentially responsible parties (PRPs) the money it expends from the Superfund Trust Fund to perform response actions at Superfund sites.


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Preliminary findings of OTA report on superfund by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Preliminary findings of OTA report on superfund: hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee Preliminary findings of OTA report on superfund book Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, April 20, preliminary findings from OTA’s ongoing Superfund Implementation assessment; the final report will be issued later this year.

(Previously, OTA examined Superfund in its report Technologies and Management Strategies for Hazardous Waste Controland its report Superfund Strategy.) To a large extent, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund program at. Superfund Policy, Reports and Other Documents Policy, guidance and laws Locate Superfund policy and guidance web pages and documents throughout the various Superfund topics.

With this in mind, former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt established the Superfund Task Force on May 22,to provide recommendations for improving and expediting site cleanups and promoting redevelopment. Specifically, the Task Force looked at how EPA can. of the Preliminary Close Out Report (PCOR) or the date of the Final Close Out Report (FCOR) for sites that do not have a PCOR.

After completion of the first statutory or policy Five-Year Review, the trigger for subsequent reviews is the signature date of the previous Five-Year Review report. Lead agencies may choose to conduct a Five-Year. Superfund program to clean up the nation's most threatening hazardous waste sites.

of Superfund terms. This product will be updated periodically. Issues in the th Congress, by Mark Reisch.) Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA) amended it. Superfund program. EPA is responsible for reviewing Superfund remedial actions at least every five years where hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants will remain on site above levels that allow for unlimited use and unrestricted exposure.

CERCLA also requires that EPA report to Congress regarding these sites. CERCLIS was a Superfund data system that EPA decommissioned in following its deployment of the Superfund Enterprise Management System (SEMS).

The datasets and reports in the table below draw upon the final CERCLIS dataset, which represents program progress as of the end of fiscal year Sites with preliminary HRS scores below generally require no further Superfund remedial interest and are assigned a NFRAP decision.

The NFRAP decision can also be made at sites with preliminary HRS scores of or higher if EPA determines the site would receive a “no action” Record of Decision (ROD) if placed on the NPL.

^^is-^jfej^r^r^^ APPENDIX A COMMUNITY RELATIONS PLANNING DOCUMENTS INTRODUCTION To encourage the design and implementation of effective community relations programs at Superfund sites, community relations planning begins early in the response action and is generally completed before site work is initiated.

For access and information to non-enforcement Superfund program office documents, visit EPA's Superfund program office's policies and guidance webpage. To locate a document within the Superfund enforcement policy and guidance compendium choose from the search box, chronological listing, or subject listings below.

This means that when citizens are interested, Regional Superfund staff should make information about the site findings available as early as the Preliminary Assessment (PA).

First Five-Year Review Report South Tacoma Field OU 3, South Tacoma Channel (Commencement Bay) Tacoma, Washington I. INTRODUCTION The purpose of the Five-Year Review is to determine whether the remedy at the site is protective of human health and the environment.

The methods, findings, and conclusions of reviews are documented in Five-Year. ^•"^^ Superfund Five-Year Review Report I. INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE GeneraL During May and June,the U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District (USACE), on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4 (EPA), conducted a Five-Year Review of the remedy implemented at Northwest SS"".

The community has a voice during all phases of the Superfund process, and plays an important role in assisting EPA with gathering information about the site. Your involvement is very important.

You have the opportunity and the right to be engaged in, and to comment. Preliminary findings of OTA report on superfund: hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, April 20, by United States (Book).

Appendix A: Summary of EPA’s Superfund Remediation Process The following is an outline and references for the EPA’s Superfund remedial process.

This is a condensed version of EPA’s Superfund Web Page (Ref. A.1). See EPA’s web site for more details by clicking on the titles of each section below. recover $, hi costs incurred by EPA under Superfund at the site. EPA has also asked the court to order the company to reimburse the agency for future costs whic, h could reac thh e tens of millions, EPA sources say.

The action was originally filed against Solvents in for illegally discharging chemical ths inte Quinnipiao Rivec inr. Whether Superfund and other hazardous-waste programs actually protect human health is a critical question for environmental epidemiology, at least with respect to federal and state efforts to clean up hazardous-waste sites.

from the point of view of public health. The congressional Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) notes that efforts to. Because of the quantity of attention drawn by the large court case, a full length movie was made based on the true story of events that had unfolded at Wells G and H. Additionally, a three part video series was made interviewing the main players in the Anderson case, and a book was written telling their stories.

Main Content Revitalizing the Superfund Program – EPA Releases Recommendations of Superfund Task Force By: George Colvin, CPG, CHMM On May 22,EPA Administrator Pruitt commissioned a task force to provide recommendations for revitalizing the Superfund program.State and Federal Context for Environmental Epidemiology of Hazardous Wastes F EDERAL AND STATE ENVIRONMENTAL policies have largely shaped the development of environmental epidemiology as it pertains to the study of hazardous-waste sites in the U.S.Superfund Cleanup Accomplishments and the Challenges Ahead is an independent study of the accomplishments and challenges of the thirty-seven year old U.S.

EPA program to clean-up hazardous industrial sites on the National Priorities List (NPL).