Superfund: Voluntary programs facilitate cleanups and redevelopment
- Leak sheds light on Yucca Mountain. Myers, Dennis // Las Vegas Business Press;12/10/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 50, p5
Comments on the plan of the U.S. government to bury nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Question on the suitability of the mountain for the plan; Opposition of environmentalists to the plan; Failure of the government to ask local opinion on the issue.
- Glowing, glowing, gone. Wilks, Neil // Professional Engineering;7/23/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 13, p30
Reports on the nuclear clean-up at Harwell in Oxfordshire, England. Job responsibilities of Great Britain's Atomic Energy Authority; Process used to deal with the contaminated bricks; Goals of decommissioning.
- Ohio plant leaks radioactive uranium. // Newsweek;5/20/85, Vol. 105 Issue 20, p33
Ohio plant leaks radioactive uranium dust into the air and water. The Feed Materials Production Center in Fernald, Ohio, operating since the 1950s, has leaked over 100 tons of material, with 337 tons unaccounted for. Part of the plant has been closed under DOE investigation. Senator John...
- States may not change Superfund remedies. Figura, Susannah Zak // Occupational Hazards;Apr97, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p62
Reports on a federal court ruling in Missouri preventing state authorities from imposing cleanup remedy selections which are more stringent than those ordered by the US Environmental Protection Agency. Decision on lawsuit filed by the Independent Petrochemical Corp. regarding a Superfund site...
- Blum to hold city cleanup. // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);10/26/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 43, p1
The article reports on the city cleanup in Blum, Texas on November 5, 2011.
- It's time to lay this waste to rest. Carter, Luther J. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1997, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p13
Presents information on how to solve nuclear waste problem. Criticism on the United States government for failing to resolve the nuclear waste problem; Necessity for the U.S. to set the right example for the rest of the world in sequestering the fission residues and byproducts; Reasons on the...
- Gore and GOP blame each other for delays in Superfund reform. Hess, Glenn // Chemical Market Reporter;05/25/98, Vol. 253 Issue 21, p1
Examines the lack of progress on the legislation calling for the reform of the Superfund program that will restore every dime of the environmental cleanup funds in the United States. Result of the Republicans' effort to hold communities hostage to polluters demands; Postponement of the...
- Cleaning up Superfund. Viscusi, W. Kip; Hamilton, James T. // Public Interest;Summer96, Issue 124, p52
Focuses on the Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund program, which was established to help clean up hazardous wastes. Program's expenditures from 1985 to 1995; Reform principles; Risk assessment; Cost justification of cleanups.
- DOE drops $19.5-billion bombshell. Rubin, Debra K.; Wright, Andrew G. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/12/96, Vol. 237 Issue 7, p10
Reports on the awarding of billion-dollar worth of contracts for the cleanup of radioactive sites used by the Federal government in the United States. Bidding for the contracts; Agreements on accelerated work pace; Cleanup schedules and requirements.