Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation And Liability Act (CERCLA)

Business / Agriculture / Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation And Liability Act (CERCLA): P.L. 99-499 (December 11, 1980) is commonly known as the Superfund law. It is the principal federal law for cleaning up hazardous waste sites to protect human health and the environment from releases of hazardous substances.

Other Words for Act

Act Verb Synonyms: behave (oneself), carry on, deport oneself, comport oneself, conduct oneself
Act Noun Synonyms: deed, action, undertaking, operation, step, move, feat, exploit, accomplishment, achievement
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Other Words for Comprehensive

Comprehensive Verb Synonyms: inclusive, encompassing, thorough, extensive, full, exhaustive, complete, sweeping, wide, broad, encyclopedic or encyclopaedic
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Other Words for Liability

Liability Noun Synonyms: answerability, responsibility, burden, onus, accountability
Liability Adjective Synonyms: disadvantage, drawback, hindrance, impediment, encumbrance, snag, hitch, barrier, obstacle, obstruction, burden, onus
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Other Words for Response

Response Noun Synonyms: answer, reply, retort, rejoinder, reaction, effect, feedback, return, comeback
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Business / Agriculture / Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): An independent federal government agency established in 1970 and charged with coordinating effective governmental action concerning the environment, including setting standards, promulgating and enfor MORE

Overhand Lay-Up Shot

Entertainment / Basketball / Overhand Lay-Up Shot: A lay-up shot with the shooting hand positioned on the back of the ball with the palm facing the basket. MORE

Overreaction Hypothesis

Business / Finance / Overreaction Hypothesis: The supposition that investors overreact to unanticipated news, resulting in exaggerated movements in stock prices followed by corrections. MORE

Overcompensation

Science / Psychiatry / Overcompensation: A conscious or unconscious process in which a real or imagined physical or psychological deficit generates exaggerated correction. Concept introduced by Adler. MORE

Outstanding Stock

Business / Accounting / Outstanding Stock: Issued stock that is still being held by investors. MORE

Outstanding Shares

Business / Finance / Outstanding Shares: Shares that are currently owned by investors. MORE

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