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6 edition of Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups found in the catalog.

Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups

Who Pays and How? (RFF Press)

by Katherine N. Probst

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by RFF Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macroeconomics,
  • Public finance,
  • Waste management,
  • United States.,
  • Industries - General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal And Treatment,
  • Pollution (Economic Aspects),
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Hazardous waste site remediation,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Finance,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • United States,
  • Comprehensive Environmental Re,
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980,
  • Hazardous waste site remediati

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8049931M
    ISBN 100815729944
    ISBN 109780815729945

      12 "Superfund: Cleanups Nearing Completion Indicate Future Challenges," General Accounting Office, GAO/RCED, September 13 It should be noted that the EPA, since , has sought to minimize the number of trust fund-financed cleanups in order to preserve the trust fund.   Superfund was initially paid for by taxes on crude oil, chemicals and the companies that created the toxic waste sites. But those taxes expired in .

      Superfund Alternative Approach When a liable Potential Responsible Party (PRP) demonstrates it is viable and cooperative, EPA regional offices, at their discretion, may enter into a Superfund Alternative Approach (SAA) agreement with the PRP to facilitate the cleanup of a site. To view a list of all sites currently being managed under these agreements, please visit . Basing Superfund Cleanups on Future Land Uses: Promising Remedy or Dubious Nostrum? Don Fullerton, Robert E. Litan, and Paul R. Portney () Footing the Bill for Superfund.

    Download Book Footing The Bill For Superfund Cleanups in PDF format. You can Read Online Footing The Bill For Superfund Cleanups here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats. Footing The Bill For Superfund Cleanups Author: Katherine N. Probst ISBN: Book Review, Bosselman et al., Energy, Economics and the Environment (Foundation Press ), in Energy Law Journal, (). Book Review, Probst et. al, Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups (Brookings/RFF, ), and Revesz and Stewart (eds.), Analyzing Superfund: Economics, Science and Law (RFF, ), in Journal of Policy.


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Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups by Katherine N. Probst Download PDF EPUB FB2

One of the difficulties associated with Superfund-- the federal government's program for cleaning up toxic waste sites in the United States--is the poor. "The authors are as knowledgeable about Superfund in all its glory as anyone in America.

This book should be read by everyone interested in the subject, but be careful, it may curl your hair."--William Ruckelshaus, Chairman, Browning Ferris Industries, former U.S.E.P.A.

Administrator The authors develop information on who is likely to pay the cost of the current Superfund program. Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups: Who Pays and How.

[Probst, Katherine N., Fullerton, Don, Litan, Robert E., Portney, Paul R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups: Who Pays and How?Cited by: Get this from a library. Footing the bill for Superfund cleanups: who pays and how?. [Katherine N Probst;] -- Discusses the initial incidence of the cleanup costs that private parties often have to bear, the transaction costs that accompany the cleanup costs, and the special taxes created under Superfund.

Footing The Bill For Superfund Cleanups. Author by: Katherine N. Probst Languange: en Description: One of the difficulties associated with Superfund—the federal government's program for cleaning up toxic waste sites in the United States—is the poor understanding we have about who is actually bearing its costs.

While it is known that. Read "Footing the bill for super fund cleanups: Who pays and how?, by Katherine N. Probst, Don Fullerton, Robert E. Litan, and Paul R. Portney. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution and Resources for the Future,pp., $ cloth, $ paper, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with.

In our recent book, Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups, we estimate that eliminating liability for hazardous substances disposed before at multiparty sites would require an annual increase in trust fund revenues of $ billion—a doubling of theFile Size: 32KB.

The results of this research are included in Superfund's Future, a book that will become an essential reference for all participants in the debate about one of the nation's most controversial environmental programs.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Cited by: The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA). The federal Superfund program, administered by the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designed to investigate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances. Sites managed under this program Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress. EPA’s Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of the nation’s most contaminated land and responding to environmental emergencies, oil spills and natural disasters.

To protect public health and the environment, the Superfund program focuses on making a visible and lasting difference in communities, ensuring that people can live.

About theAuthors Katherine N. Probst is a senior fellow at Resources for the Future (RFF). During the past 20 years, she has directed major studies of the Superfund program. She is the lead author of RFF's previous book on Superfund, Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups: Who Pays and How.

She is also the lead author of many RFF reports, including: Cleaning Up the. Katherine N. Probst is a senior fellow in Resources for the Future’s (RFF’s) Center for Risk Management in Washington, D.C.

She is a coauthor of Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups: Who Pays and How?(Brookings Institution and RFF, ). Superfund Act. Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups provides some much-needed per-spective to this debate.

The book's stated purpose is to analyze the impact of the economic burdens created by the Act, and to estimate the change in these burdens which would result from changes in key Superfund elements.

The authors ex. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Katherine N Probst books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. The Strengths and Weaknesses of Current Superfund Law1 Chairman Smith and distinguished members of the subcommittee, thank you for inviting me to testify before you today.

My name is Kather-ine N. Probst and I am a senior fellow in the Cen-ter for Risk Management at Resources for the Fu-ture (RFF).

RFF is an independent, nonprofit re-File Size: 95KB. The Superfund Trust Fund provides tax money to pay the Federal share of site cleanups, but whenever possible EPA forces those responsible for contaminating a site to clean it up. Sharing Cleanup Costs Businesses often create Superfund sites.

Katherine N. Probst is a senior fellow at Resources for the Future. She is the co-author of Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups: Who Pays and How?, Long-Term Stewardship and the Nuclear Weapons Complex: The Challenge Ahead, and The Evolution of Hazardous Waste Programs: Lessons from Eight Countries.

"fix" Superfund. Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups takes explicit aim at the major Superfund reform proposals, and how those proposals would redistribute the Superfund cost burden. At the center of the debate is the Superfund liability scheme, which imposes "strict, joint and several, retroactive liability" on the.

Johnstone: Yes, many people in Congress are. New Hampshire has 15 Superfund sites, and I think Congressman Bill Zeliff, R-NH, has 10 of them in his district. He is probably the most knowledgeable person I have met in the Superfund arena.

He is adamant that the law must be changed. The level of Superfund knowledge in Congress is rising. CERCLA is informally called Superfund. It allows EPA to clean up contaminated sites. It also forces the parties responsible for the contamination to either perform cleanups or reimburse the government for EPA-led cleanup work.

When there is no viable responsible party, Superfund gives EPA the funds and authority to clean up contaminated sites.

Katherine Probst is a senior fellow at Resources for the Future. She is the coauthor of Footing the Bill for Superfund Cleanups: Who Pays and How?, Long-Term Stewardship and the Nuclear Weapons Complex: The Challenge Ahead, and The Evolution of Hazardous Waste Programs: Lessons from Eight Countries.A Community Guide to EPA’s Superfund Program.

IF THERE IS A SUPERFUND SITE in your neighborhood, involved in virtually every phase of cleanups. Superfund requires EPA to coordinate with states and tribes when the federal government leads cleanup operations, and allows states, tribes, and.Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), independent agency of the U.S.

government, with headquarters in Washington, D.C. It was established in to reduce and control air and water pollution, noise pollution, and radiation and to ensure the safe handling and disposal of toxic substances. The EPA engages in research, monitoring, and the setting and enforcement of .