New Priority Superfund Sites Named, More Proposed

Law360, New York (September 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named six new Superfund sites to its National Priorities List and proposed adding an additional 10 sites, elevating them to high-priority areas in need of investigations into the potential health and environmental risks they pose.

Once Superfund sites are identified on the National Priorities List, the EPA will follow guidelines in the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act to determine which sites are in need of deeper investigations and what CERCLA-funded remedial actions are necessary, inform the public about...
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