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 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).
Last year, a team of independent researchers collected samples of baby poop from 32 infants born in Butte and Columbia, South Carolina and tested them for heavy metals. The results of the peer-reviewed study dominated [...]
The Trump administration has built up the biggest backlog of unfunded toxic Superfund cleanup projects in at least 15 years, nearly triple the number that were stalled for lack of money in the Obama era, [...]