The potential for a federal renewable energy standard (RES) and carbon regulation, considered with the effect of state-imposed renewable energy standards, is fueling a strong, but challenging,...
PUHCA Companies: Caught By Superfund
present an imminent and substantial danger to health or welfare."
1986: Congress passes the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), raising the size of the Superfund Trust Fund from $1.6 billion to $8.5 billion. SARA also further empowered the EPA to enforce the Superfund provisions, while also encouraging voluntary settlements instead of litigation.
1998: EPA completes its 5,000th successful removal action under Superfund, at a drum reclamation plant in Missouri.
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