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"… s Department of Environmental Conservation decided to reopen hundreds of Superfund, brownfield, and other sites that had been remediated to investigate poten …"

"… s for cities competing for funds.In a report to the Senate Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health last October, program director David R. L …"

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"… ronmental Protection Agency which monitors the site as part of the federal Superfund program, knows whether humans are still being exposed to its witch’s bre …"

"… n its soil and water. Twenty five other Bay State communities, all home to Superfund sites, still live with a toxic legacy despite millions of dollars spent to …"

"… at are very serious. Some of the worst and most extensive sites are on the Superfund list,” he notes, “but there still are some very bad sites, as far as c …"

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"… ans between the EPA and its partner agencies were inconsistent.The EPA’s Superfund program will encounter its most complex and costly hazardous waste sites w …"

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"… igence. (FAS) …"

"… d the cost of cleanup was increasing beyond the current funding needed for Superfund sites. In the past decade, EPA allocated $243 million per year for Superfu …"

"… perfund sites. In the past decade, EPA allocated $243 million per year for Superfund cleanup. It estimates $335 million to $681 million per year will be needed …"

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"… harmless as little kids eating dirt.” …"

"… , owned by W.R. Grace from 1963 until its closure in 1990, has been on the Superfund list of the nation’s worst abandoned hazardous waste sites since 2002. D …"

"… A declared the first public health emergency in the 29-year history of the Superfund program.“We determined that we needed to step up our efforts,” said EP …"

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"… he coal-ash facilities differently than such hazardous-waste facilities as Superfund sites or chemical plants.Pointing out the double standard won’t necessar …"

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"… sis may be spilling over into new quarters, affecting the cleanup of toxic Superfund sites across the nation, activists warn.Yesterday, the Center for Health a …"

"… wasn’t supposed to be this way. In 1980, when Congress first created the Superfund program, the EPA was ordered to issue regulations that would require busin …"

"… nup costs.To make matters worse, for years Congress has sat idle while the Superfund program’s intended funding collapsed. Starting in 1980, companies releas …"

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"… c, lead, and manganese; in January 2002 the state proposed listing it as a Superfund site and EPA has since overseen the ongoing clean-up. In Cartersville, Ge …"

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"… ity investigation found that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Superfund program had lost critical momentum and massive amounts of funding since th …"

"… llion in 1999 to just about $60 million in 2006. When Congress created the Superfund program in 1980, lawmakers established a trust fund supported by a tax on …"

"… PA to push responsible parties to reimburse the agency after cleanups. The Superfund tax comprised more than two-thirds of that trust fund until 1995, when Con …"

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"… toxic areas currently or formerly included or proposed for action by Superfund, a law passed in 1980 to identify and supervise the cleanup of America's m …"

"… not be aware of the agency's priorities, said Susan Bodine, who heads the Superfund program.Bodine released some of this information to the senators, "with th …"

"… ."[This] is ridiculous," said Alex Fidis, a staff attorney specializing in Superfund issues for U.S. PIRG, a public interest group. "The fact that information …"

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"… it is safe to swim in Bound Brook, even though the stream runs alongside a Superfund site — the EPA's designation for the country's worst toxic waste sites.E …"

"… il 1979 as an insulator in the devices, are a probable cause of cancer.The Superfund site encompasses several buildings where the Cornell Dubilier electronics …"

"… s located in and around the site is not shocking to us. That is why it's a Superfund site, and that is why we are cleaning it up," Patricia Carr, an EPA spokes …"

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"… mental Protection Agency has diverted $709 million collected from possible Superfund polluters over the past seven years to special accounts, putting hundreds …"

"… al accounts, putting hundreds of millions of dollars out of reach of other Superfund sites waiting for cleanup.Before 2000, all money recovered from companies …"

"… from companies for site cleanup work performed by the EPA went back to the Superfund trust fund to be spent on cleaning up other sites. But a little-noticed ch …"

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"… burton Company and a subsidiary of Tyco International Ltd. to work on four Superfund sites where at least one company was involved as a "potentially respo …"

"… ted Reporting. EPA data show Lockheed has several contracts for work at 17 Superfund sites in the EPA's Region 3. At least three of the contracts were for the& …"

"… EPA links the company to 19 of the 1,304 active and proposed sites on the Superfund list.In 1997, the EPA notified Lockheed Martin Tactical Systems Inc., a su …"

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"… uded on the EPA's list of 100 companies connected to the largest number of Superfund sites could have owed the federal government about $750 million to clean u …"

"… to the largest number of the 1,623 toxic waste sites ever included in the Superfund program. Superfund was launched in 1980 to identify and supervise the clea …"

"… ber of the 1,623 toxic waste sites ever included in the Superfund program. Superfund was launched in 1980 to identify and supervise the cleanup of America's mo …"

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"… nd schools — 27 years after the federal government launched the landmark Superfund program to wipe out the problem, a Center for Public Integrity investigati …"

"… , a Center for Public Integrity investigation has found.Initiated in 1980, Superfund is desperately short of money to clean up abandoned waste sites, which has …"

"… . population lives within 10 miles of one of the 1,304 active and proposed Superfund sites listed by the Environmental Protection Agency, according to the Cent …"

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"… anies and their connections to hundreds of sites identified by the EPA’s Superfund program — a law passed in 1980 requiring the government to find and supe …"

"… st toxic areas.In the five years since the list was updated, the number of Superfund sites has changed by less than 5 percent, according to the Center’s …"

"… a more complete picture of the companies that the EPA connects to the most Superfund sites.The Center also obtained an internal EPA memorandum that discussed i …"

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"… ut to the program as a whole. …"

"… veral former Clinton administration officials, environmental activists and Superfund experts blame the decline on a shrinking Superfund budget and lack of inst …"

"… ronmental activists and Superfund experts blame the decline on a shrinking Superfund budget and lack of institutional will in the Bush White House to commit re …"