TITLE

Litigation Has Decreased and EPA Needs Better Information on Site Cleanup and Cost Issues to Estimate Future Program Funding Requirements

AUTHOR(S)
McCabe, Catherine R.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;8/14/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the Superfund program in the U.S. It notes that under the program, the Environmental Protection Agency lays the most contaminated sites on the National Priorities List. It presents the aims and objectives of GAO in conducting the study. It mentions that strong trust fund is vital for EPA's continued ability to impose the program and clean up sites. It also explores the recommendations of GOA to EPA.
ACCESSION #
43860405

 

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