Superfund program

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Superfund program the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned toxic waste sites nationwide; administered by the Environmental Protection Agency "some have intimated that the Superfund's money may have turned into a political slush fund"
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Usage


In news:

The former pulp and paper mill in Harriman, is one of eight hazardous waste sites the US Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to add to the list of National Priorities List for cleanup under the Superfund program.
Emergency responders from the federal EPA's Superfund program have been at the former Niphos Coatings plant since September 12th.
They have been determined to pose public health and environmental risks to the National Priorities List for cleanup under the Superfund program.
The US Environmental Protection Agency demonstrated significant progress cleaning up high-priority contaminated sites in the national Superfund program, according to a released summary.
The former Damshire Cleaners building, which closed in 2001, has been placed in the New York State Superfund Program.
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