Superfund Cleanup Subject Listing

Federal Facilities

This category addresses federal facilities, which, just like their non-government counterparts, are subject to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)/ Superfund statute. EPA issues policy and guidance documents to implement EPA's responsibilities in overseeing Superfund cleanups at federal facilities.

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Guidance on Determining and Tracking Substantial Noncompliance with CERCLA Enforcement Instruments in CERCLIS - (8/24/09)
Transmittal memorandum and guidance defining substantial noncompliance with CERCLA enforcement instruments and the process for tracking in the noncompliance in CERCLIS.
http://www2.epa.gov/enforcement/guidance-determining-and-tracking-superfund-enforcement-substantial-noncompliance (PDF 109 K)
Sample Federal Facility Land Use Control ROD Checklist with Suggested Language - (10/1/06)
Guidance in documenting land use controls and clean up documents to ensure clean ups are protective.
http://www.epa.gov/compliance/resources/policies/federalfacilities/enforcement/cleanup/checklist-draft-aug06.pdf (PDF 36K)
U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) Letters to California, Texas, and Illinios Regarding Munitions on Closed Ranges - (10/21/05)
Restatement of EPA's position that DOD has an obligation at closed ranges to cleanup munitions pursuant to state and federal statutory environmental cleanup authorities and that DOD's
http://www.epa.gov/compliance/resources/policies/federalfacilities/enforcement/cleanup/coe-ltrs-state-10-2005.pdf (PDF 49 K)
National Strategy to Manage Post Construction Completion Activities at Superfund Sites - (10/12/05)
The Post Construction Completion National Strategy assures that CERCLA remedies continue to protect human health and the environment over the long term.
http://www.epa.gov/superfund/cleanup/postconstruction/pcc_strategy_final.pdf (PDF 240 K)
Institutional Controls: A Citizen's Guide to Understanding Institutional Controls at Superfund, Brownfields, Federal Facilities, Underground Storage Tanks, and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Cleanups - (2/1/05)
Fact Sheet provides community members with general information about the role of institutional controls (ICs) in Superfund, Brownfields, Federal Facilities, Underground Storage Tanks (UST) and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) cleanups occurring in their neighborhoods.
http://www.epa.gov/superfund/policy/ic/guide/citguide.pdf (PDF 98 K)
Guidance on the Resolution of Post-ROD Dispute - (11/25/03)
Memorandum to confirm the resolution of the post- Record of Decision (ROD) Dispute as described in the October 2, 2003 letter from Raymond Dubois, Jr., Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.
http://www.epa.gov/compliance/resources/policies/federalfacilities/enforcement/cleanup/post-rod-112503.pdf (PDF 742 K)
Policy on Listing Mixed Ownership Mine or Mill Sites Created as a Result of the General Mining Law of 1872 on the Federal Agency Hazardous Waste Compliance Docket - (6/24/03)
Memorandum addresses the issue of when mixed ownership mill or mine sites created under the General Mining Law should be listed on the CERCLA 120 hazardous waste compliance docket.
http://www.epa.gov/compliance/resources/policies/federalfacilities/enforcement/cleanup/policymixownrshpmine.pdf (PDF 280 K)

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