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).

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  • Prescarter-gibbs

Today’s A Reminder of Our Power

December 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Today’s A Reminder of Our Power

December 11, 1980 President Jimmy Carter signed legislation creating a $1.6 billion environmental "Superfund" to pay for cleaning up chemical spills and toxic waste dumps.  This legislation came out of a grassroots fight in Niagara [...]

  • Climate Impacts SF Sites

Superfund Sites Vulnerable to Climate Change

November 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Superfund Sites Vulnerable to Climate Change

Looking at the 1,571 Superfund sites at least 945 of them are in areas that scientists have identified as at greater risk of floods, storm surge from major hurricanes, wildfires or sea level rise of [...]