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RECORD NUMBER: 410 OF 648
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Progress at Region 7 National Priorities List (NPL) Superfund Sites, Kansas.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Kansas City, MO. Region VII.|
|Additional Subjects||Hazardous materials ; Waste disposal ; Pollution control ; Ground water ; Surface waters ; Sites ; Removal ; Waste treatment ; Containment ; Design criteria ; Land use ; Public health ; Risk ; Exposure ; Toxicity ; Humans ; Food chains ; National government ; Kansas ; State government ; Superfund ; Cleanup ; Priorities|
The EPA has identified 1,245 hazardous waste sites as the most serious in the Nation. These sites comprise the National Priorities List; sites targeted for cleanup under Superfund. but site discoveries continue, and the EPA estimates that, while some will be deleted after lengthy cleanups, this list, commonly called the NPL will continue to grow by approximately 50 to 100 sites per year, potentially reaching 2,100 sites by the year 2000.