Definition of Superfund program
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"
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Literary usage of Superfund program
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1. Access EPA: Public Information Tools (1994)
"Included in the publication is a description of the Superfund program and how it works; subject, title, and numerical indices; and bibliographic abstracts. ..."
2. Superfund And Mining Megasites: Lessons from the Coeur D'alene River Basin by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Villa (2003) argues that the Superfund program is the only program comprehensive enough to deal with sites as complex as the Coeur d'Alene River basin and ..."
3. Cleaning Up the Nation's Waste Sites: Markets & Technology Trends (1993)
"Under the Superfund program, states also may take the lead to determine the best remedial alternatives and contract for the design and remediation of a site ..."