Former EPA Officials Urge Superfund Budget Hike To End Cleanup Backlog

September 3, 2020
Years of insufficient funding have harmed the Superfund program in several ways, including leading to a backlog of unfunded construction projects, say hundreds of former EPA officials and staff who are calling on the program to receive funding boosts and to start regulating emerging contaminants in recommendations advocating for an agency “reset." “A strong Superfund program is central to any effort to address the cumulative toxic effects faced unjustly by too much of the population,” the Environmental Protection Network (EPN)...

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