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Superfund contracts

Superfund contracts

EPA"s procedures for preventing conflicts of interest need strengthening : report to the honorable John D. Dingell, chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous waste sites -- United States.,
  • Conflict of interests -- United States.,
  • Public contracts -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsDingell, John D., United States. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14527696M

    This title provides highly adaptable forms to assist you through the estate planning process, including client-intake forms, fee agreements, financial and medical powers of attorney, complete will and trust forms, and expert commentary. Book $ The administration of contracts for environmental restoration activities has become more and more challenging for the Army Corps of Engineers since when it first undertook such work in support of EPA's Superfund Program. Since that time, the Corps' environmental restoration contracting effort. Rules and legal authority for Texas Superfund. These state rules and statutes establish the authority for the Texas Superfund Program: Ti Texas Administrative Code, Chapter , Subchapter K Authority to Enter into Contracts or Cooperative Agreements with Federal Government for Removal and Remedial Action Enforcement. Filed under.   The Superfund Remedial Program has six performance measures that are employed in the program to accomplish specific desired environmental results. As of October , Superfund is reporting accomplishments at sites with Superfund alternative approach (SAA) agreements under the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) SAA policy.


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EPA’s Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of the nation’s most contaminated land and responding to environmental emergencies, oil spills and natural disasters.

To protect public health and the environment, the Superfund program focuses on making a visible and lasting difference in communities, ensuring that people can live. Other Superfund contracting activities include: • Site-specific removal contracts issued to companies that have particularly relevant qualifications or technologies; • Planning and cleanup services purchased by States with Federal funds provided under cooperative agreements with EPA; and • U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers contracts awarded to private firms to design and construct very. A Superfund State Contract (SSC) with a State is required before EPA can obligate or expend funds for a remedial action at a site within the State and before EPA or a political subdivision can conduct the remedial action.

An SSC also ensures State or Indian Tribe involvement consistent with CERCLA sections (f) andrespectively, and obtains the required section assurances (See § EPA's Changed Business Practice to Use FedConnect.

Effective February 1,EPA began using Compusearch's FedConnect as the communications web portal for all solicitations and contracts above the micropurchase threshold, unless an exception applies.

Therefore all potential offerors must be registered in FedConnect in order to submit proposals in response to future OAM procurements.

Superfund State Contract Model Provisions November This document contains model provisions for us e in standard Superfund State Contracts (SSCs). When appropriate, regions and states may alter these provisions to suit their agreements, and, pursuant to 40 CFR (s), may add other provisions deemed necessary by all parties to.

The revisions will improve the administration and effectiveness of Superfund Cooperative Agreements and Superfund State Superfund contracts book. This book contains: The complete text of the Cooperative Agreements and Superfund State Contracts for Superfund Response Actions (US Environmental Protection Agency Regulation) (EPA) ( Edition) - A table of Author: The Law Library.

The final regulation requirements shall apply to all new Cooperative Agreements and Superfund State Contracts, funded under CERCLA, which EPA signs on or after the effective date of this regulation.

EPA may agree to amend existing Cooperative Agreements or Superfund State Contracts to make the final regulation requirements applicable to work. Long-Term Contracting Strategy for Superfund EPA has developed a Long-Term Contracting Strategy for the Superfund contracts book program.

The Agency's objectives in developing the strategy were to analyze the long-term contracting needs of the program, and to design a portfolio of Superfund contracts to meet those needs over the next ten years. Get this from a library. Superfund contracts: EPA needs to control contractor costs: report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives.

[United States. General Accounting Office.]. Old Mutual SuperFund Choice is a flexible employee benefits solution that offers more choice within a broad, standardised framework, while keeping costs low.

It offers increasing and varied levels of investment and risk benefit flexibility to employers and employees. Employers with or more permanent employees also have the option of.

Get this from a library. Superfund contracts: EPA's procedures for preventing conflicts of interest need strengthening: report to the Honorable John D.

Dingell, Chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy, House of Representatives. [United. Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA) Section program for indemnifying Superfund program contractors and subcontractors against liabilities caused by negligence, focusing on: (1) the use of and need for indemnification agreements; (2) claims against those agreements; (3.

The National Priorities List The National Priorities List (NPL) is a published list of hazardous waste sites in the country that are eligible for federal funding to pay for. Contams Superfund contract records mcludmg all correspondence and related records pertammg to the requests for proposals (RFPs), successful bids and proposals, procurement award and adrmmstranon, receipt, inspection.

and payment of any and all contracts, File Size: KB. Superfund Contractor Indemnification: A Cure in Search of a Disease Joel S. Moskowitz. Editors' Summary: Superfund's remarkable growth over the last 10 years has produced the equally remarkable growth of "the Superfund industry": a collection of high-technology companies and consultants whose business is the cleanup of hazardous waste sites.

§ Restrictions on types of contracts. § [Reserved] § Cost and price analysis. § Bonding and insurance. § Contract provisions. § Contractor claims. § Privity of contract. § Contracts awarded by a contractor. The results of this research are included in Superfund's Future, a book that will become an essential reference for all participants in the debate about one of the nation's most controversial environmental programs.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Cited by: The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA).

The federal Superfund program, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designed to investigate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances.

Sites managed under this program are referred to as Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress. Superfund consists of interrelated, but distinct programs that evaluate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances that pose a risk to human health or the environment.

State Superfund Program. The state Superfund program addresses facilities that may constitute an imminent and substantial endangerment to public health and safety. Superfund Fact Book Summary The Superfund program is the principal federal effort for cleaning up hazardous waste sites and protecting public health and the environment from releases of hazardous substances.

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) established the program, and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of. At the time the ARCS contracts were finally all in place, the administration of the agency again changed. The new administrator placed a different emphasis on the program, strengthening the agency's enforcement program to emphasize getting responsible parties.

Search Tips: A minimum of the first two letters of the last name must be used; Try combining the last name with a location to narrow the search; Try combining the last name with a. Superfund sites are polluted locations in the United States requiring a long-term response to clean up hazardous material contaminations.

They were designated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of CERCLA authorized the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create a list of such locations, which are placed on the. Since the s, commentators have been concerned about the "capture" of administrative agencies by the industries they regulate.

From the time the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) was created inthere has been concern that regulated industries or even EPA's own bureaucracy would capture the Agency. Today, there is considerable disagreement regarding whether Cited by: 3. Regarding the Sept.

21 news article "Taxpayers bear most Superfund oversight, cleanup costs":A major challenge for Superfund cleanups is the failure to reauthorize Superfund taxes that expired in. Silicon Valley was a major industrial center for much of the 20th century. Semiconductors and microprocessors rolled out of factories scattered all over the area (known on maps as Santa Clara.

Government Document Online Book: Language: English: Published: [Washington, a EPA's financial oversight of Superfund State Contracts needs improvement / a Environmental Protection Agency's financial oversight of Superfund State Contracts needs improvement 1.

Supreme Court Considers Fight Over Superfund Site in Montana. The justices seemed wary of letting landowners sue the Atlantic Richfield Company to force it to do more than a federal cleanup plan. The sites on the list below have Superfund alternative approach (SAA) agreements in place.

The agreements were negotiated after Junewhen the initial guidance on these agreements was issued. Some sites have multiple SAA agreements. Other sites share a single SAA agreement (for example, six of the Wisconsin Public Service sites share a. Start studying Law of Contracts Book Review Champions Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), independent agency of the U.S. government, with headquarters in Washington, D.C. It was established in to reduce and control air and water pollution, noise pollution, and radiation and to ensure the safe handling and disposal of toxic substances.

The EPA engages in research, monitoring, and the setting and enforcement of national standards. Just hearing the words “Superfund Site” can be chilling. The prospect of being involved with a Superfund site can be daunting and complicated.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA. The ASTSWMO Remedial Action Focus Group developed this report to assist States with the preparation, negotiation, and implementation of their Superfund State Contracts. This document is intended to help States recognize and understand these decision points and provide some implementation strategies to assist with the successful site cleanup.

Superfund Cleanup Subject Listing. Superfund Alternative Approach. This category includes guidance and documents related to the Superfund Alternative approach. The Superfund Alternative approach is a cleanup approach equivalent to the approach used at sites listed on the National Priorities List (NPL) and may be used at sites that meet certain.

In Congress created the Superfund to pay for the cleanup of the country's most hazardous waste sites. There are currently more than 1, of these waste sites. Use this map to see how close. Many people think that you can’t start a new trend following firm today.

They think there is too much competition. Christian Baha thought differently in the mid s and now today his firm Superfund is a billion dollar plus trend following firm. Nearly 10 years of impressive returns have given Superfund a worldwide client base: [ ]. Record of Decision:Documents selection of cost-effective Superfund-financed remedy.

Remedial Project Manager: The project manager for the lead Federal agency. Sampling and analysis plan, consisting of a quality assurance project plan (QAPP) and a field sampling plan (FSP). Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (See CERCLA.).

In reading the A/E definition in the Government Contracts Reference Book, I could lean A/E. it depends upon the precise nature of the environmental services covered by the ID/IQ contract for a CERCLA (superfund) project. Is this a comprehensive contract for studies, reports, remedial design, remedial action (e.g., monitoring, excavation.

issues in Superfund, we later discuss the new remedial cleanup Alternative Remedial Contracts Strategy (ARCS) contracts. Second, why depend on contracting to such a great extent. The dependence on contracting is an out-come of both congressional and EPA decisions in the early s.

Originally, there was general agreement that Superfund. Federal Account Symbols and Titles: The FAST Book. The FAST Book is a Supplement to Volume I of the Treasury Financial Manual.

It lists receipt, appropriation, and other fund account symbols and titles assigned by the Department of the Treasury. The FAST Book is now one PDF. FAST Book (2 MB) TFM Bulletin No. ; Contacts. [email protected] A block in Ridgewood, Queens, that includes several automotive businesses was declared a Superfund site by the Environmental Protection Agency because of contamination from radioactive materials.

There are more than 1, Superfund sites nationwide, some of which have lingered for years on the EPA’s “national priorities list.” While Pruitt has repeatedly spoken about his focus on the. The Portland Business Journal features local business news about Portland.

We also provide tools to help businesses grow, network and hire. Author: Andy Giegerich.