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Hot Topics: Sustainability: Living Downstream

The theme for the academic year 2013-2014 at St. Ambrose University. This guide has resources on sustainable development and conservation.

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Superfund Sites (EPA's National Priorities List)

Superfund is the name given to the environmental program established to address abandoned hazardous waste sites. It is also the name of the fund established by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended 10 USC 2701: Environmental restoration program This law was enacted in the wake of the discovery of toxic waste dumps such as Love Canal and Times Beach in the 1970s. It allows the EPA to clean up such sites and to compel responsible parties to perform cleanups or reimburse the government for EPA-lead cleanups. (from

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