December 20, 2005
Superfund's 25th Anniversary
On December 11, 1980, President Jimmy Carter signed the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA or Superfund), creating the Federal government's program to clean up the nation's uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Read more about it.
BTW, did you know that 1 in 4 Americans live within 3 miles of a Superfund site?
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