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Superfund reauthorization issues in the 106th Congress

Mark E. Anthony Reisch

Superfund reauthorization issues in the 106th Congress

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum -- Taxation -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Hazardous waste treatment facilities -- Taxation -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark Reisch.
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB10011., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1999, 99-IB-10011.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21111828M
    OCLC/WorldCa49388944

    Superfund Act synonyms, Superfund Act pronunciation, Superfund Act translation, English dictionary definition of Superfund Act. n an extremely large fund Noun 1. Superfund - the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned. Calendar No. D CONGRESS S REPORT 2d Session SENATE SUPERFUND REFORM ACT OF SEPTEMBER 30 (legislative day, SEPTEMBER 12), Ordered to be printed Mr. MOYNIHAN, from the Committee on Finance. the 1, Superfund sites across the nation. This has slowed many cleanups: according to EPA, the program completed 19 sites in , compared with 89 in Congresswoman Velazquez’ legislation, the Superfund Enhancement Act of , would reinstate the “Superfund Tax” and replenish the fund up to $ billion. This massive increase in. EPA is submitting this report to Congress in fulfillment of Section (b) of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA). SARA. The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of reauthorized CERCLA to continue cleanup activities around the country.

    Congress have battled over whether to restore taxing authority, with fiscal conservatives blocking Superfund reauthorization bills on tax issues alone. In addition, reform efforts have consisted of legislation designed to serve various lobbies, each seeking liability exemptions, leaving other parties to holding the bag.2 1File Size: 90KB.


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Superfund reauthorization issues in the 106th Congress by Mark E. Anthony Reisch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Superfund Fact Book Background CRS has prepared this fact book to assist Members and Committees of Congress and their staffs in considering Superfund reauthorization legislation.

For a current discussion of policy issues and legislation, see CRS Issue Brief IB, Superfund Reauthorization Issues in the th Congress, by Mark Reisch. Other CRS products on Superfund include:!CRS Report Superfund Reauthorization Principles.

Legislative reform must build on the administrative improvements to the program and must be narrowly targeted to address critical issues in need of a legislative solution. The Administration's goals for Superfund reauthorization continue to be to: protect human health, welfare and the environment; maximize.

Committee members heard testimony from administration officials and others concerning reauthorization and modification through S of the Superfund program, through which corporations convicted. Summary of S - th Congress (): Superfund Program Completion Act of CERCLA is informally called Superfund.

It allows EPA to clean up contaminated sites. It also forces the parties responsible for the contamination to either perform cleanups or reimburse the government for EPA-led cleanup work.

When there is no viable responsible party, Superfund gives EPA the funds and authority to clean up contaminated sites. [Congressional Bills th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. Introduced in Senate (IS)] th CONGRESS 1st Session S.

To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of to clarify liability under that. The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of is a United States federal law passed by the 99th United States Congress located at Ti Chapter of the U.S.

Code, concerned with emergency response preparedness. On OctoPresident Ronald Reagan signed into law the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA). A Legislative History of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (Public Law ): Together with a Section-by-section Index A Legislative History of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (Public Law ): Together with a Section-by-section Index, United States.

Congress. Senate. CERCLA was enacted by Congress in in response to the threat of hazardous waste sites, typified by the Love Canal disaster in New York, and the Valley of the Drums in Kentucky. It was recognized that funding would be difficult, since the responsible parties were not easily found, and so the Superfund was established to provide funding through a taxing mechanism on certain industries and to Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress.

On OctoPresident Reagan signed the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA) into law after a three year reauthorizing process.' SARA is an amendment to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the original "Superfund" law passed in H.R.the Superfund Reform Act ofand Issues Related to Reauthorization of the Federal Superfund Program: Superfund reauthorization issues in the 106th Congress book Before the Subcommittee [United States Congress House Committe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition). Concerns over chemicals seeping into the homes of local residents and the subsequent evacuation of almost 1, families garnered headlines across the nation and spurred Congress into action.2 The result was the Superfund program, which was created in when Congress passed the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and.

S. (th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. This bill was introduced in the th Congress, which met from Jan 6, to Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

The Hazardous Substance Superfund established by the amendments made by this section shall be treated for all purposes of law as a continuation of the Hazardous Substance Response Trust Fund established by section of the Hazardous Substance Response Revenue Act of [former 42 U.S.C. ].Any reference in any law to the Hazardous Substance Response Trust Fund established.

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), passed on Octoamends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, or Superfund), which the U.S. Congress passed in to help solve the problems of hazardous-waste sites.

SARA provides Georgia residents with the resources needed to clean up hazardous waste sites. SARA: the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act ofVolume 2 Institute of Law and Public Health Protection, Environmental Institute for Waste Management Studies Snippet view - Common terms and phrases.

The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) amended the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) on Octo SARA reflected EPA's experience in administering the complex Superfund program during its first six years and made several important changes and additions to the program.

Giving States More Control of the Program Accompanying Issues Related to Lower Priority Sites Expanding the Brownfields Program Aiding Voluntary Cleanup Programs for Lower Risk Sites Action in the th Congress LEGISLATION FOR ADDITIONAL READING IB Superfund and Brownfields in the th Congress SUMMARY On Januthe.

During Superfund reauthorization, Congress must improve the current TAG program; make it a user friendly and attainable program to all communities.

Congress must provide for increased community involvement and the use of the expertise of community members to create the improved program that will allow for implementation by all those living near.

s, Superfund only recently has started to make progress); Fix Superfund; It's Broken, USA TODAY, Dec. 14,at 10A (Congress needs to go back to the drawing board). 9 See U.S. GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE, SUPERFUND: PROGRESS, PROBLEMS, AND. A Legislative History of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of by Library of Congress, United States, United States, Library of Congress Environment and Natural Resources Policy Division, Senate, United States Congress.

: Superfund Act Reauthorization: Liability Provisions of Leading Congressional Proposals Continuing a debate begun in the rd Congress, the th Congress now has before it several bills that seek to reauthorize or amend the Superfund Act. This report deals with one set of issues, those involving the Act’s liability scheme, as addressed by the major House bills and a House Democratic substitute.

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of [P.L. 99–] [As Amended Through P.L. –92, Enacted Decem ] øCurrency: This publication is a compilation of the text of Public Law 99– It was last amended by the public law listed in the As Amended Through note aboveFile Size: KB.

In our recent book footing the bill for Superfund cleanups, my colleagues and I estimated that eliminating liability for hazardous substances disposed before at multi-party sites would require an annual increase in trust fund revenues of $ billion, which is a doubling of.

Definition. The U.S. Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, SARA is an amendment and reauthorization of CERCLA, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act (CERCLA) ofbetter known as the SuperFund Act.

Both CERCLA and SARA have the goals of identifying, remediating and preventing the release of hazardous substances to the environment. Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act () Congress initially authorized Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) legislation in to clean up abandoned dump sites in the United States that contained hazardous activities mandated under CERCLA were to be administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI LAW REVIEW [Vol. waste sites.3 Although in the allocation of $ billion over a five year period seemed an impressive expression of Congress's resolve, the enormity of the hazardous waste problem4 quickly demonstrated that the Superfund evoked a. CURRENT ISSUES IN SUPERFUND AMENDMENT AND REAUTHORIZATION: How is the Clinton Administration Handling Hazardous Waste.

THOMAS A. RHOADS * AND JASON F. SHOGREN ** Negotiations among lawmakers in the first session of the th Congress resulted in no legislation amending or reauthorizing the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and.

Report to Congress on Radon Mitigation Demonstration Program under Section (k): the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of [U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Report to Congress on Radon Mitigation Demonstration Program under Section (k): the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of Format: Paperback.

Congress enacted the Superfund program in to clean up the nation's worst inactive hazardous-waste sites. Superfund uses a liability-based approach intended to help government tap private-sector resources to finance and conduct cleanups.

It is in the third part of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, or Title III relating to emergency planning and community right to know, that Congress placed a number of new requirements dealing with preparing for emergencies and managing chemical risks.

Tracking Toxic Substances at Industrial Facilities: Engineering Mass Balance Versus Materials Accounting () Chapter: Appendix D: Charge to the National Academy of Sciences in Superfund Amendments Reauthorization Act (SARA) Section (I) and U.S.

Congress, SARA Conference Report on Mass Balance Study. R HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES %£ SUPERFUND AMENDMENTS AND REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF OCTOBER 3, —Ordered to be printed Mr. ECKART, from the committee of conference, submitted the following CONFERENCE REPORT [To accompany H.R.

] The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment of the. Jonathan L. Ramseur & Mark Reisch, Superfund: Overview and Selected Issues, CRS Report for Congress, 12 ( ).

See id. at Id. at See Salvatore Lazzari, Taxes to Finance Superfund, CRS Report for Congress (Sept. 13, ). Ramseur & Reisch, supra note 2 at After recalculating the Superfund balance, based in part on.

Full text of "Superfund reauthorization: hearings before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Recycling, and Solid Waste Management of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, May 6, and 12; June 10; July 28; September 9, and 30; November 4, " See other formats.

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) Amendments to the Comprehensive Environmental Response,Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) that placed greater emphasis on state and citizenry involvement and coordination,increased focus on human health problems from contamination,and put in place greater enforcement mechanisms.

The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress. At its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics.

CERCLA also requires that EPA report to Congress regarding these sites. A Superfund Five-Year Review (FYR) Report to Congress is prepared each fiscal year. The table below provides links to. This product/mixture contains the following toxic chemicals subject to the reporting requirements of section of title III of the U.S.

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of and 40 CFR part. The percent by weight of each toxic chemical and its Associated Chemical Abstract System (CAS) number are to be found in section I of this material safety data. Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act History Regulations The SARA was passed by Congress in Octo and it made very important additions and changes to the CERCLA CERLA is about the requirement to close the abandon hazardous waste sites.

The regulations for the. This video explains the Superfund Amendments And Reauthorization Act (SARA), used in the safety courses and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) .I. RESPONSE ISSUES. A. Scope of Superfund Program (i) Primary Attention to Public Health Threats 1. The Amendment.

The last sentence of § (a) of SARA, amending CERCLA § (a)(1), adds a broad directive to give primary attention to those releases which the President deems may present a public health threat.

2. CERCLA Prior to Amendment.related. The list of acronyms and abbreviations related to SARA - Superfund Amendments And Reauthorization Act.