TITLE

EPA's Costs to Remediate Existing and Future Sites Will Likely Exceed Current Funding Levels

AUTHOR(S)
Stephenson, John B.
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;6/22/2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in the U.S. on the superfund programme of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Out of 1.29 billion dollars, 125 million dollars allocated for remedial investigation, feasibility study and remedial design activities. Limited funding and increase costs of cleanup forced EPA to choose between cleaningup a greater number of sites slowly at higher costs and cleaningup fewer sites quickly at lower costs.
ACCESSION #
52248261

 

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