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).
Thirty acres of desolate land stretch across the heart of Uniontown, Ohio, a vast expanse of grass, trees, and scruffy vegetation no one can use because a toxic stew of nearly one hundred deadly contaminants [...]
When the Superfund program first passed Congress in 1980, there was one word that marked the moment: justice. Finally, polluters were on the hook for cleaning up neighborhoods, waterfronts, and schoolyards. Many Americans living near [...]