Bush to Double 'Brownfields' Remediation Funds in 2003
- Cleanup program's fate mired in budget process. Fairley, Peter // Chemical Week;2/19/1997, Vol. 159 Issue 7, p8
Reports on US President Bill Clinton's balanced budget plan calling for the reauthorization of expired Superfund taxes and a 50 percent increase in funding for the environmental cleanup program in fiscal 1998. Chemical industry's concerns that the budget negotiations will hinder the Superfund...
- Senate Panel to Consider $430M Brownfield Measures. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;3/6/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31338, p5
Reports on the hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to discuss on the bills concerning the budget for brownfield clean up drives in the U.S. Coverage of the Brownfields Revitalization and Environmental Restoration Act; Introduction of the bill by Senator Carl Levin;...
- Superfund status vague as regions scramble to meet administration goals. Levey, Amy // Waste Age;Mar1999, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p16
Discusses developments concerning Superfund reform in the United States as of March 1999. Proposals made by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and key government officials to address the issue; General Accounting Office's report on contaminated Superfund sites; Michigan Representative...
- TACO, anyone? // Buildings;Oct98, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p8
Editorial. Comments on the adoptation of the Tiered Approach to Correction Action Objectives (TACO) cleanup program in Illinois. Significance of the Risk Based Corrective Action (RBCA) programs and TACO; Provisions of the cleanup program; Challenges to program implementation.
- Buying time: Franchising hazardous and nuclear waste cleanup. Hale, Douglas R. // Energy Journal;1997, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p63
Describes a private franchise approach to long-term custodial care, monitoring and eventual cleanup of hazardous and nuclear waste sites in the United States. Nuclear weapons plant waste cleanup; Economic benefit of the franchise system; Participants in the system; Political drawback of the...
- Pickup team. Charles, D.; Hornik, S. // Common Cause Magazine;Jul/Aug89, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p9
Reports on the new citizens' coalition dedicated to monitoring efforts to clean up hazardous waste around Rocky Flats in Colorado.
- Reform should make cleanups faster, accountability clearer. Raphael, Steve // Crain's Detroit Business;4/4/94, Vol. 10 Issue 14, p26
Discusses issues related to the South Macomb Disposal Authority lawsuit. Effect of the pending reform of the national Superfund legislation; Expectation that reform will make cleanup faster; Clarity of polluter accountability; Significance of citizen input; Provision of state authorization to...
- The two-headed dragon of siting and cleaning up hazardous waste dumps: Can economic incentives or... Mank, Bradford C. // Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review;Fall/Winter91, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p239
Asserts that neither economic incentives nor mediation has been successful in addressing the issues of siting or remediation of hazardous waste sites. History and structure of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980; Orphan sites and municipal...
- Republicans question Clinton's Superfund record. // Chemical Week;9/18/96, Vol. 158 Issue 35, p7
Reports that the Republican-dominated US House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has criticized Environmental Protection Agency administrator Carol Browner's claim to have accelerated Superfund cleanups.