Environmental Science_Unit4_DB

Environmental Science_Unit4_DB - Environmental Science Unit...

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Environmental Science Unit 4 Discussion Board Kregg M. Soltow May 19, 2011 American Intercontinental University Define superfund site. A superfund site is defined as a contaminated site with hazardous substances named after a federal law, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act which was designed to clean up such locations. The department credited with its creation is the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. This law not only authorized the clean up efforts of such contaminations but also empowered the EPA to search out and prosecute those entities responsible for such hazards. Using the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Web site and its National Priorities List (NPL), identify a superfund site in the Western part of the United States. As of March 10, 2011, there were 94 Superfund sites on the National Priorities List in California. Three additional sites have been proposed for entry on the list. Twelve sites have been cleaned up and removed from the list. One site was proposed for entry, and
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course ITCO 101 taught by Professor Gugenhiem during the Spring '12 term at AIU Online.

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