Superfund reform and reauthorization Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first ... on S. 8 ... September 4, 1997 (S. hrg) by United States

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Taming Regulation: Superfund and the Challenge of Regulatory Reform. H.R.the Superfund Reform Act ofand issues related to reauthorization of the federal Superfund program hearings before the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, June 9, July 12 Pages: "The prospect of Superfund reauthorization presents the Clinton administration, Congress, EPA, and the public an excellent opportunity to evaluate how well the program has worked over the last Superfund reform and reauthorization book years and to make changes that will improve the program in the future," said Sussman.

"By immediately implementing the. Superfund Reform and Reauthorization Legislation to reauthorize and revise CERCLA is pending in the Senate and the House. To determine the current status of pending legislation that may affect CERCLA or to obtain more detailed information regarding their content, please go to Thomas, Legislative Information on the Internet.

The administration's bill largely adopts the reform measures advocated by the National Commission on Superfund Reform (Commission). The Commission, whose members include municipal and community groups, industry executives, insurance companies and environmental groups, reached an agreement last month on a major Superfund overhaul, which calls for a binding, "fair-share" approach to Superfund.

Superfund reform is liability reform. In fact, most reform options under discussion do contain some degree of liability reform. Proposals favored by the EPA and the administration talk of exempting small (de minimis) and very small (de micromis) parties from the liability web. 34, articles and books.

Periodicals Literature. with some actively seeking the passage of the Administration's reauthorization package and others opposed to the legislation. Some insurers believe that legislators should grant an extension of the current Superfund program to allow a more careful consideration of the proposed.

EPA’s Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of the nation’s most contaminated land and responding to environmental emergencies, oil spills and natural disasters. To protect public health and the environment, the Superfund program focuses on making a visible and lasting difference in communities, ensuring that people can live.

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Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Catalog Of Superfund Program Information Products by United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response. Download it Catalog Of Superfund Program Information Products books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or Superfund reform and reauthorization book.

Click Get Books for. Superfund Fact Book Summary The Superfund program is the principal federal effort for cleaning up hazardous waste sites and protecting public health and the environment from releases of hazardous substances.

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) established the program, and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of.

On OctoPresident Reagan signed the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA) into law after a three year reauthorizing process.' SARA is an amendment to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the original "Superfund" law passed in ONE ASPECT OF A RECENT Superfund reauthorization bill proposal being debated in the U.S.

Congress is intended, among other things, to foster out-of-court settlements of disputes between a potentially responsible party (PRP) and its insurers. H.R. the Superfund Reform Act ofand issues related to reauthorization of the federal Superfund program: hearings before the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, June 9, July 12 Volume 1 of SARA: The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of the Legislative History, Institute of Law and Public Health Protection Contributors Scott C.

Clarkson, Scott C. Whitney, James W. LaMoreaux, Institute of Law and Public Health Protection, University of Alabama. Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA). The purpose of Title III is to gather information about hazardous substances in the community through interaction and participation with industry, and to provide public access to this information and to use this information for planning for and responding to chemical emergencies.

The program was reauthorized in by the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (SARA) and more commonly referred to as simply the Superfund. Several provisions of CERCLA were changed or clarified. Superfund sites identified in the original.

Looking toward the reauthorization of Superfund, they also offer recommendations for improvements in the organization of the program and discuss proposals for change in its liability scheme. He has published published extensively on environmental policy, court reform, and the nexus of law and policy.

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SPEAKERS CONTENTS INSERTS Page 1 TOP OF DOC 44–CC SUPERFUND REAUTHORIZATION AND REFORM LEGISLATION PLEASE NOTE: The following transcript is a portion of the official hearing record of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

The reauthorization legislation must correct these flaws. An effective Superfund reform proposal should increase fairness, accelerate cleanups, reduce costs across the board, and more fully.

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General Accounting Office.]. Full text of "Superfund reauthorization: hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, Ma " See other formats.

The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA) added minimum cleanup requirements in Sectionand required that most cleanup agreements with polluters be entered in federal court as a consent decree subject to public comment (section ).

The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of is a United States federal law passed by the 99th United States Congress located at Ti Chapter of the U.S. Code, concerned with emergency response preparedness. On OctoPresident Ronald Reagan signed into law the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA).

Superfund Reform Gains Support. Read preview. changes, which could make reauthorization difficult to achieve this election year. The current law could be extended if no reauthorization legislation is passed. Browner said EPA's suggestions will be based on four key principles: faster cleanup, fairness, efficiency, and community.

Good morning and welcome to the second in a series of five hearings that the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee will hold on the reauthorization and reform of Superfund. As we heard from representatives of State and local governments last week, the Superfund Program is not meeting the legitimate needs and interests of the people or.

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The Superfund program, established in to clean up the nation's worst inactive hazardous waste sites, has been criticized for generating excessive transaction costs—costs resulting not from cleanup but from assigning liability for cleanup among the various Superfund Reform Act of proposes changing the program's operation to reduce these costs.

ENR CRS Report for Congress Received through the CRS Web Superfund Fact Book Updated Janu (name redacted) Analyst in Environmental Policy Environment and Natural Resources Policy Division (name redacted) Environmental Information Analyst Environment and Natural Resources Policy Division Congressional Research Service ˜ The Library of Congress ABSTRACT This fact book.

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of - Title I: Provisions Relating Primarily to Response and Liability - Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) (Superfund) to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to promulgate final reportable quantity.

Reform of the Superfund Program Representatives of the Coalition on Superfund program, administrators of chemical companies, spoke in a news conference to call for The question of which approach is the right one is in fact a philosophical issue, tied to individual values and definitions of success for the Superfund program.

For example, the book strongly reflects the authors’ view that Superfund should target–and be judged by–how site cleanups address “population risk”: the total number of. Superfund Liability Reform. Implications for Transaction Costs and Site Cleanup. by Lloyd Dixon. Related Topics: Environmental Legislation, Environmental Quality, Environmental Regulation, Insurance, Superfund, Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of ; Citation; Embed.

Superfund is the common name for the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA), a United States federal law designed to clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances. [1] Superfund created the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), and it provides broad federal authority to clean up releases or threatened releases of.

The grand achievement envisioned for Superfund did not materialize. Five years after the law was passed, many of the initially listed sites were still in limbo and a large backlog of additional sites was building up.

So the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) was passed in. Editors' Summary: The Clinton Administration's proposed Superfund amendments—the Superfund Reform Act of (SRA)—were introduced in both the House and Senate in early February.

Steven M. Jawetz of Beveridge & Diamond, reviews several key provisions of the bill's first five titles, including proposals to increase delegation to states.

R HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES %£ SUPERFUND AMENDMENTS AND REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF OCTOBER 3, —Ordered to be printed Mr. ECKART, from the committee of conference, submitted the following CONFERENCE REPORT [To accompany H.R.

] The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment of the. Definition. The U.S. Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, SARA is an amendment and reauthorization of CERCLA, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act (CERCLA) ofbetter known as the SuperFund Act.

Both CERCLA and SARA have the goals of identifying, remediating and preventing the release of hazardous substances to the environment.Congressional failure to pass a Superfund reauthorization bill this fall disappointed environmental consulting and engineering companies, environmentalists and parties liable for site cleanups.

The Clinton administration's reform bill was introduced in the House Feb. 3, six months overdue, only seven months before Congress' annual summer break.

The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) amended the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) on Octo SARA reflected EPA's experience in administering the complex Superfund program during its first six years and made several important changes and additions to the program.

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