Superfund

Business / Agriculture / Superfund: The hazardous substance cleanup program created by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA, P.L. 99-499, December 11, 1980), as amended. The normal application of fertilizer is explicitly excluded from the definition of 'release' under CERCLA.

Superfund Amendments And Reauthorization Act (SARA)

Health / Disease / Superfund Amendments And Reauthorization Act (SARA): In 1986, SARA amended the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) and expanded the health-related responsibilities of ATSDR. CERCLA and SARA direct ATSDR MORE

Environmental Site Assessment

Business / Real Estate / Environmental Site Assessment: An independent investigation and assessment of a property to determine if any existing or potential environmental problems or hazards exist on property. It is usually done to determine if any environm MORE

Potentially Responsible Party (PRP)

Health / Disease / Potentially Responsible Party (PRP): A company, government, or person legally responsible for cleaning up the pollution at a hazardous waste site under Superfund. There may be more than one PRP for a particular site. MORE

Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation And Liability Act Of 1980 (CERCLA)

Health / Disease / Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation And Liability Act Of 1980 (CERCLA): CERCLA, also known as Superfund, is the federal law that concerns the removal or cleanup of hazardous substances in the environment and at hazardous waste sites. ATSDR, which was created by CERCLA, is MORE

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 MORE

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