103 LAND-USE - OUTLINE: HUMAN LAND-USE 1. THE SUPERFUND...

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OUTLINE: HUMAN LAND-USE 1. THE SUPERFUND (from prev. lecture). 2. WHERE DO PEOPLE LIVE NOW? 3. PROBLEM ECOSYSTEMS: ESTUARIES, BARRIER ISLANDS. Suggested Readings: Weinstein, M.P. 2007. Managing coastal resources in the 21 st century. Frontiers Ecol. Environment 5:43- 48.
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THE SUPERFUND CERCLA (or THE SUPERFUND) - “COMPREHENSIVE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE, COMPENSATION, AND LIABILITY ACT OF 1980.” GOALS: 1. ___________________________, 2. ___________________________. 3. ___________________________.
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STATUS OF THE SUPERFUND NUMBER OF CLEANED SITES: <1000 NUMBER OF SITES PROPOSED FOR or ON LIST: 36,000 NUMBER OF POTENTIAL SITES: 400,000 WHY SO LITTLE PROGRESS?
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PROBLEMS WITH THE SUPERFUND 1. “SHARED LIABILITY - ________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ 2. INDUSTRY CLAIMS COSTS TOO HIGH ESPECIALLY TAX THAT STARTED THE FUND (BUT REMEMBER ECONOMIC CONCEPT OF “_________________________”)
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103 LAND-USE - OUTLINE: HUMAN LAND-USE 1. THE SUPERFUND...

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