Superfund Resources

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.

General

Understanding Superfund

EPA Superfund Site

Current National Priorities List

Population Surrounding 1,836 Superfund Remedial Sites (US EPA)

Polluters Pay so Children Can Play: 35th Anniversary Report

In the Eye of the Storm: Superfund and Climate Change

Superfund Community Quotes

Superfund Report 2019

Fact Sheets

Superfund 101

Polluter Pays Fees

Superfund Reinvestment Act (H.R. 4088)

Health Effects of Chemicals at Superfund Sites

Superfund Under the Trump Administration News Release

Relevant Legislation

Overview of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)

Superfund Reinvestment Act (H.R. 4088)

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).

Contact Your Represenative

Superfund News

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Butte, MT Babies Have Heavy Metals 1,000 times Higher Than SC Babies

February 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Butte, MT Babies Have Heavy Metals 1,000 times Higher Than SC Babies

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 [...]

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34 Superfund Sites Can’t Be Cleaned Up For Lack of Money

January 4th, 2020|Comments Off on 34 Superfund Sites Can’t Be Cleaned Up For Lack of Money

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, [...]