Superfund and the CERCLA legislation can sometimes be difficult to understand, or you might want to dive deeper into the subject. Either way, here are some helpful resources to help you fully understand the Superfund program and why reinstating the Polluter Pays fees is so important for the health of our environment and communities.
Put the Super back into Superfund
Want to see polluters pay for their messes rather than taxpayers? Contact your representatives and tell them to support Rep. Earl Blumenauer’s (D-OR) bill: Superfund Restoration Act (H.R. 4088).
Hazardous waste sites are scattered all across the country, from a Brooklyn canal once surrounded by chemical plants to a shuttered garbage incineration facility in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There are more than 1,300 of these spots in all — dubbed [...]
NAVASSA, N.C. (SBG) — Millions of Americans live near Superfund sites, areas the federal government considers contaminated as a result of hazardous waste that was dumped, mismanaged or otherwise left out in the open. Many of [...]