EPA May Face Challenges Implementing Superfund Infrastructure Funds

November 23, 2021
Former EPA officials and other experts say a top priority for the $3.5 billion in additional Superfund funds in the bipartisan infrastructure legislation should be backlogged orphan sites that have lacked funds but have construction projects ready to go, although the agency faces challenges in determining how it can use the money. Among other things, the agency will have to interpret the law’s funding of “remedial activities,” which is not defined under the Superfund law, decide how to address differences...

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