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

Stephenson, John B.
June 2010
GAO Reports;6/22/2010, p1
Government Documents
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.


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