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|Main Title||Superfund Reforms Annual Report FY 1997.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response.|
|Report Number||EPA/540/R-98/009 ; OSWER-9200.0-29;|
|Additional Subjects||Superfund ; Reforms ; Program administration ; Improvement ; Hazardous materials ; Waste management ; Pollution control ; Remediation ; Enforcement ; Pollution regulations ; Program management ; Risk management ; Communities ; Community relations ; Citizen participation ; States(United States) ; American Indians ; Communications management ; Organizational effectiveness ; US EPA ; Cleanup operations ; Redevelopment ; Environmental justice|
The Superfund program has achieved substantial progress in cleaning up hazardous waste sites and protecting human health and the environment with cleanup underway at 89 percent of the sites on the National Priorities List (NPL) (excluding Federal Facilities). To make the program faster, fairer, and more efficient, EPA launched three rounds of Superfund reforms beginning in 1993 that cover a wide range of Superfund concerns, including enforcement, public involvement, State and Tribal empowerment, cleanup effectiveness, economic redevelopment, environmental justice, and program consistency. This report looks at the accomplishments of the second and third rounds of EPA's Superfund reforms.