Definition of Superfund

1. Noun. The federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned toxic waste sites nationwide; administered by the Environmental Protection Agency. "Some have intimated that the Superfund's money may have turned into a political slush fund"

Exact synonyms: Superfund Program
Generic synonyms: Program, Programme

Definition of Superfund

1. Noun. (American English) Common name for US: Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act. ¹

2. Noun. (British finance) A investment vehicle for superannuation assets. ¹

3. Noun. (finance) An investment fund that invests in other investment funds; a fund of funds. ¹

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Definition of Superfund

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superfund

Sup. Ct.
Super Bowl
Super Eagles
Super Falcons
Super G
Super Moon
Super Tuesday
Superfund (current term)
Superfund program
Superfund site
Superstition Mountains
Supporters of Islam

Literary usage of Superfund

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Access EPA: Public Information Tools (1994)
"It contains a bibliography of all current and historical Superfund and ... Included in the publication is a description of the Superfund Program and how it ..."

2. Cleaning Up the Nation's Waste Sites: Markets & Technology Trends (1993)
"Under the Superfund program, states also may take the lead to determine the ... 2.1.3 Program Status Much of the past effort under Superfund has been to ..."

3. Access EPA: Major EPA Dockets (1994)
"These rulemaking materials include Superfund Federal Register notices, public comments, the Agency's response to comments, and background reference ..."

4. Environmental Investments: The Cost of a Clean Environmentby Alan Carlin by Alan Carlin (1994)
"Superfund COSTS H.1.1.EA4 Costs The estimates of historical EPA expenditures for Superfund activities are based on actual budget obligations from the CERCLA ..."

5. Access EPA: Records Management Programs (1994)
"Description of Finding Aids: The program maintains automated systems for both RCRA and Superfund file structures and document tracking systems and Contract ..."

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