Superfund: Status of Natural Resource Damage Claims, U.S. GAO, June 30, 1995. Download PDF EPUB FB2
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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J (CBO, GAO, AND SUPERFUND ''THINK TANKS'') J (FEDERAL AGENCY PERSPECTIVES) J (NATURAL RESOURCE DAMAGES UNDER SUPERFUND AND THE OIL POLLUTION ACT OF ) [Joint Hearing with Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation] Printed for the use of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
In June,the General Accounting Office (GAO) testified before Congress that natural resource damage claims had been settled for relatively small amounts: of 98 cases settled by federal trustees, 48 cases were settled for zero dollars; 36 cases for less than $, each; 9 cases for between $, and $5 million; and 5 cases for.
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Most Medicare Part B enrollees pay an insurance premium for this coverage. A newish CRS report titles Human-Induced Earthquakes from Deep-Well Injection briefly discusses the Army Chemical Corps decision to dispose of its wastes through deep-well injection. The CRS report describes the process, that lead to.
an M earthquake that struck northeast Denver, on August 9, was generally accepted as the largest recorded human-induced earthquake in the United States. The U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) has estimated that Fortune companies spend fully a third of their costs at Superfund sites on legal expenses such as disputing cost shares with other potentially responsible parties and negotiating remedy selection with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (GAO, b).
Implications of Contamination Remaining in Place. Despite the ability of some remedial technologies to remove substantial amounts of mass, at most complex sites contamination will remain in place at levels above those allowing for unlimited use and unrestricted exposure (see Chapter 4).This chapter discusses the potential technical, legal, economic, and other practical implications of this.
The Hanford Site occupies square miles (1, km 2)—roughly equivalent to half of the total area of Rhode Island—within Benton County, Washington. This land is closed to the general public. It is a desert environment receiving under 10 inches of annual precipitation, covered mostly by shrub-steppe vegetation.
The Columbia River flows along the site for approximately 50 miles (80 km. 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.
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Looking at the 1, Superfund sites at least of them are in areas that scientists have identified as at greater risk of floods, storm surge from major hurricanes, wildfires or sea level rise of 3 feet or more according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Natural Resource Damage Claims Insufficient for Federal Jurisdiction On Augthe U.S. District Court for the District of the Virgin Islands held that a territory's common law claims for natural recourse damages against manufacturers of dry cleaning chemicals for a site on the National Priorities List are not subject to federal.
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Saudi Arabia was left off this list until the public protested. (Source: Patrick E. Tyler, “Feering Harm, Bin Laden Kin Fled from U.S.,” New York Times Septem Environmental racism is a concept in the environmental justice movement, which developed throughout the s and s in the United States.
The term is used to describe environmental injustice that occurs in practice and in policy within a racialized context. In a national context, environmental racism criticizes inequalities between urban and exurban areas after white flight. After completion of the Cabell case, 16 the individual Quapaws restated and re-filed their complaint in the U.S.
Court of Federal Claims on J 17 The United States again moved to dismiss many of the claims of the individual Claimants and the Tribe, "argu[ing] that the claims were barred by the statute of limitations or were claims. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the event of a discharge or substantial threat of a discharge of oil (incident), the Oil Pollution Act of (OPA), 33 U.S.C.
et seq., provides that federal, state, Indian tribal and/or foreign natural resource trustees may determine natural resource injuries, assess natural resource damages, present a claim. Catastrophic Emergency: “Catastrophic Emergency’ means any incident, regardless of location, that results in extraordinary levels of mass casualties, damage, or disruption severely affecting the U.S.
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Duties of the Secretary – The Secretary of the Interior is charged with the supervision of public business concerning: 1. U.S. Milk Production Hits New Record in UNDATED - The annual production of milk for the U.S.
during was billion pounds, percent above Production per cow avera pounds for the year, about pounds above The average annual rate of milk production per cow has increased percent from 2 Febru Illustrative of the increasing attention to brownfields was the Clinton administration's announcement of a Brownfields National Partnership (Bartsch ) and, despite some complaints that it is statutorily inappropriate, the EPA's decision to employ some Superfund monies to help clean up selected brownfield sites ($ million in fiscal.
Specific activities include: advising the Japanese parent company and its U.S. subsidiary on issues pertaining to the largest product recall in automotive history; managing and providing strategic direction for high-stakes personal injury and economic loss litigation spanning hundreds of cases in a federal MDL and numerous state-court venues.
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