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The Superfund Clean-up Technology Research and Demonstration Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology.

The Superfund Clean-up Technology Research and Demonstration Act

report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. 3065 ... referred jointly to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, and the Committee on Science and Technology) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous wastes -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 99th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 99-255, pt. 1.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17130587M

    As the melt is removed from the unit, inorganic materials remain in the vitrified residue, which should be leach resistant. Cleanup actions must protect this river. When one combines the limited degree ofpotential risk with the fact that Superfund risk assessments arealmost entirely postulated on exposures that have yet to occur andwill not, absent land use changesit is difficult to concludethat Superfund cleanups are presently helping anybody. Its goal is to support and promote consistent application of the best science in the field of risk assessment for metals and asbestos at contaminated sites nationwide.

    Little foundthat chromium and mercury, two frequently targeted chemicals inSuperfund remediations, are virtually impossible to remove fromnormal soil and groundwater aquifers with current treatmenttechnologies. Once these permits are approved, the demonstration can take place. There are numerous federal, state, and local laws and regulations that govern the disposal and management of hazardous waste. Hazardous waste sites, in fact, are local problems and should be addressed at the state and local levels. An emerging solution among experts is to do nothing. In order to obtain second year funding, significant progress must be made during the first year.

    Existing PRPs begin filing "contribution suits" to expand the number of PRPs involved in order to reduce their share of the cleanup costs. First, the simple scope of PRPs should suggest that the liability system hews too broadly and indiscriminately to be seen as punishing polluters. Udall will go on to become a pioneer for environmental legislation. The species at risk, a small fish called the snail darter, is relocated to the Hiwassee River.


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The Superfund Clean-up Technology Research and Demonstration Act book

If approved, activities will begin by mid-FY For more information on this program, contact Eric Koglin, U. Its goal is to support and promote consistent application of the best science in the field of risk assessment for metals and asbestos at contaminated sites nationwide. The process has been applied to a wide range of volatile compounds, as well as organic and chlorinated solvents.

This mobile volume reduction and solidification system is designed to decontaminate and solidify liquids, sludges, and soils.

Already, a number of states are moving forward with their own cleanup programs. The waste- asphalt mixture is discharged into drums where it solidifies. Cleanup of the Hanford Site is a complex and challenging undertaking. The transportable electric pyrolyzer unit destroys waste without oxidation.

Superfund Technical Support and Resource Centers

The SSRC focuses on providing timely and helpful input on site-specific issues for topics related to sediment site characterization such as data collection and evaluation; sediment stability; modeling e.

The term remediation, or cleanup, is sometimes used interchangeably with the terms remedial action, removal action, response action, remedy, or corrective action. The Region had contracted with Haztech, Inc. Organics in the waste are solubilized by water and emulsificrs.

Without fundamental reforms, the costs will only increase. Each year, companies decide whether the waste leaving their site will be considered hazardous or not based on sample tests.

Measurement and Monitoring Technologies Program Another ongoing component of the SITE Program is the development and demonstration of new and innovative measurement and monitoring technologies that will be applicable to Superfund site characterization.

As Browner recently stated, "By any measure, we are making a great deal of progress in our efforts to improve the nation's hazardous waste cleanup program -- to make it faster, fairer, and more efficient -- and to ensure that it does the best possible job of protecting the health of our citizens and returning land to communities for productive use.

Perhaps it lies with the fact that it provides access to an extra-budgetary source of funding. The full- scale, four-component system can process from to tons of waste a day, depending on the waste characteristics. Reagents that are microblended, or thoroughly dispersed throughout the waste, microencapsulate hazardous compounds by crosslinking organic and inorganic particles, coating large particles, and sealing small pores and spaces.Superfund Act synonyms, Superfund Act pronunciation, Superfund Act translation, English dictionary definition of Superfund Act.

n an extremely large fund Noun 1. Superfund - the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned. @article{osti_, title = {Cleaning up contaminated wood-treating sites.

Background paper}, author = {NONE}, abstractNote = {This report identifies technologies available for organic hazardous waste cleanup at woodtreating sites throughout the country. OTA has identified a range of such technologies that have been selected in the past and could be applied to other sites in the future.

Nov 06,  · Aboutpeople live within a mile radius of this acre property in suburban Marlboro, N.J., that has had industrial tenants from as early as. vvEPA United States Environmental Protection Agency HMCRI Conference NovemberSuperfund Innovative Technology Evaluation (SITE) Program The Environmental Protection Agency has established a technology research, demonstration, and evaluation program to promote the development and use of innovative technologies to treat Superfund and hazardous wastes.

The SITE Program was established by EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) and the Office of Research and Development (ORD) in response to the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), which recognized a need for an "Alternative or Innovative Treatment Technology Research and Demonstration Program.".

The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA). [1] The federal Superfund program, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designed to investigate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances.

Sites managed under this program are referred to as.