National Priorities List

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National Priorities List

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) list of hazardous sites that pose immediate threat to persons living or working near them due to the risk of release of toxic chemicals.
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Over the last few years, as part of the Superfund Task Force work, EPA developed a nationwide list of Superfund National Priorities List sites with the greatest expected redevelopment potential.
Following the identification and investigation of volatile organic compounds in groundwater and municipal wells in 1978, the site was placed on the Superfund National Priorities list in 1983.
As a result of urging by Pallone, the NY/NJ Baykeeper, the Raritan Bay Community Advisory Group (CAG), and the township, the Raritan Bay Slag site was placed on the Superfund National Priorities List in 2009.
Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Superfund National Priorities List in 1987.
Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund National Priorities List of the country's most contaminated sites.
Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund National Priorities List. According to the EPA, Hillards Creek, a residential area near the facility, and the Gibbsboro Nature Preserve are contaminated with Lead, volatile organic compounds and semi-volatile organic compounds related to activities at the former plant.
Virtually the entire town was designated a Superfund National Priorities List site in October 2002.
She pointed out that 129 of the 165 federal facilities on the Superfund National Priorities List belong to the Department of Defense and raised questions about who would assume liability for the clean-up activities if the relevant Superfund provisions no longer applied to the military.
The researchers note that of the 170 similar smelting sites the EPA already knew about, 14 are on the Superfund National Priorities List for cleanup and 32 others have already been worked on.
The EPA had listed the property on the Superfund National Priorities List and had issued an Administrative Order to the property owner to perform a clean-up estimated to cost approximately $1 million.
The Environmental Protection Agency has placed this entire area on the Superfund National Priorities List, making Clark Fork the largest complex of Superfund sites in America.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is proposing to add two sites to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL) where releases of contamination pose human health and environmental risks.

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