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Cleanup at federal facilities

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials.

Cleanup at federal facilities

hearings before the Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, on H.R. 3781, H.R. 3782, H.R. 3783, H.R. 3784, and H.R. 3785 ... March 3 and 10, 1988

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Energy,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 764 p. :
    Number of Pages764
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14288873M

    establish certain unique requirements associated with hazardous waste cleanup of Federal facilities, including the requirements to conduct all Federal cleanups in a manner consistent with CERCLA. Due to the overlap between these two regulatory programs, integration and clarification of the implementation procedures are required. Although other federal agencies are designated authorities under Executive Order to address cleanup and related data integrity requirements, EPA has responsibility to establish data quality oversight procedures or practices that ensure that unreliable data are not used in decision making at federal facility cleanups and property transfers.

    Current Federal facility cleanup priorities are driven by statutes, regulations, and agreements that primarily emphasize comprehensive, thorough cleanup of individual sites and facilities. As a matter of Federal agency practice, Federal facilities listed on the National Priority List (NPL) take precedence over other non-NPL facilities. Background Federal facilities have been contaminated with a wide range of substances, including highly radioactive waste and toxic chemicals. As of April , federal agencies had placed 2, facilities on the federal facility docket, EPA’s listing of the facilities awaiting evaluation for possible cleanup. EPA.

    A remedial action account to help pay for the clean up of dry cleaning solvent releases (e.g., solvent leaks, spills) from dry cleaning facilities discovered on or after July 1, and before July 1, An insurance account for insuring environmental risks from releases from dry cleaning facilities within Illinois. In order to encourage and facilitate the acceleration of hazardous waste cleanup at federal facilities, the EPA Federal Facilities Enforcement Office (FFEO), the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), and the Department of Energy (DOE) met to consider ways in which this goal could be achieved consistent with the requirements of $ of the Comprehensive Environmental Response .


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Cleanup at federal facilities by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This updates EPA's "The Yellow Book: Guide to Environmental Enforcement and Compliance at Federal Facilities" (# B) published in This resource provides field-level personnel a primer for complying with environmental requirements and understanding the enforcement and compliance processes used by EPA at federal facilities.

Federal Facility Cleanup & Waste Information. Cleanup at federal facilities book Revises Policy to Help Redevelopment at Federal Facility Superfund Sites. As part of the U.S. EPA’s JSuperfund Task Force Report Recommendat onEPA revised its “Policy Towards Landowners and Transferees of Federal Facilities.”.

The cleanup of federal facilities is an extremely complex, highly dy-namic, and controversial field. This Guide does not expect to resolve or even identify all the debates over the cleanup process. It just at-tempts to provide public stakeholders with the background to attend.

Federal Facilities Cleanup Program To overcome the difficulties posed by contamination at federal facilities, the Federal Facilities Restoration and Reuse Office (FFRRO) works with the U.S.

Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DOE), and other federal entities to develop creative, cost-effective solutions to their. The purpose of this fact sheet is to summarize findings from a newly released report entitled "Streamlining Initiatives: Impact of Federal Facilities Cleanup Process" (OSWERPB).

Purpose. For the past five years the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have undertaken a. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is responsible for cleanup at Formerly Used Defense Sites, which are properties that the Department of Defense used, but, as ofhad been transferred out of Department of Defense's ownership or control and are now owned or operated by other federal, state, local or tribal governments, or private parties.

FEDERAL FACILITIES RESTORATION AND REUSE OFFICE 1 FEDERAL FACILITIES TRAINING The purpose of this course is to discuss how the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) are used in tandem to achieve cleanup goals at Federal Facilities on the N ational.

Remedial Project Managers by InstallationFederal Installation in Alphabetical OrderProject ManagerPhone NumberEmailAvon Park Air Force RangeAmanda @e Canaveral Air Force StationLaura Barrett (Interim)[email protected] Naval Air Station Cecil FieldNadine.

Sections Waste Site Cleanup SectionThis section is responsible for managing state-funded investigation and cleanup of hazardous waste sites and coordinating with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during cleanup of federal Superfund National Priorities List (NPL) sites.

The section is also responsible for implementing the Drycleaning Solvent Cleanup Program. Fluor Idaho, LLC, was selected in by the U.S. Department of Energy to support the Department’s cleanup mission at the Idaho Site under the Idaho Cleanup Project Core Contract. Fluor Idaho is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation, with team subcontractors CH2M, Waste Control Specialists, and Idaho-based small businesses North Wind and Portage.

The History of Federal Facility Cleanup. The s, the first full decade of effort by Federal agencies to address contamination at their facilities, yielded little actual cleanup until the end of the decade.

The Cold War secrecy that shrouded a number of Federal facilities hindered rapid assessment of the environmental conditions at those sites. Federal facilities of concern are those where the federal government conducts (or has conducted) a variety of activities that have resulted in hazardous waste, unexploded ordnance, explosive waste, radioactive waste, fuels, and a variety of other hazardous substances that present an unacceptable risk to human health and the environment.

The federal government is involved in all of the sites that fall under the Federal Facilities and Superfund Program umbrella.

Sometimes the federal representative is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) as the lead regulator for sites listed on the National Priorities or Superfund List. Describes partnerships with communities and state and federal agencies to clean up federal facilities.

The TCEQ works in partnership with the Department of Defense and others to clean up sites. One positive outcome is conversion of military bases to civilian use. A number of environmental laws govern the cleanup and reuse of Federal Facility sites: CERCLA ofbetter known as Superfund, amended by the Superfund Amendments and Re-authorization Act (SARA) of and the Brownfields Amendments of The Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Realignment and Closure Acts (BRAC) of and the.

Remediation and Cleanup Superfund Sites ADEM staff are also involved in State oversight of Superfund remedial actions at Federal Facilities, including several Department of Defense sites. $1 per ton for each ton of hazardous waste or hazardous substances disposed of in commercial hazardous waste disposal facilities in Alabama.

Get this from a library. Cleanup at federal facilities: hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on H.R. Febru [United States. Congress.

House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cleanup continues after Tropical Storm Isaias left widespread damage in Connecticut, killed at least one person and knocked out power to hundreds.

Federal facilities are not eligible for Superfund cleanup funds, but are still subject to listing on the NPL. National Priorities List and Federal Facility Agreement. Inat the request of the Governor of Puerto Rico, EPA placed the former Navy facilities on Vieques.

For additional information specific to Federal Facilities, see the Compendium of Federal Facilities Cleanup Information. Focus Areas. Air Emissions In terms of air emissions, site remediation is defined as one or more activities or processes used to remove, destroy, degrade, transform, immobilize, or otherwise manage remediation material.

The. The pace of cleanup at federal facility Superfund sites can be delayed when Federal Facility Agreement (FFA) parties continue disputes beyond the agreed-upon dispute resolution timelines specified in negotiated r, because disagreements and disputes are fact-specific, a fluid rather than a one-size-fits-all process may at times be.As a part of EPA's National Federal Facilities Enforcement Office, Region 9's Federal Facilities Compliance Program (FFCP) ensures that federal facilities act as necessary to prevent, control, and reduce environmental l facilities can vary from a large military base to an office building in San Francisco.

FFCP helps federal facilities comply with environmental laws by.As the largest environmental cleanup program in the world, EM has been charged with the responsibility of cleaning up sites across the country whose area is equal to the combined area of Rhode Island and Delaware.

The map below shows the remaining 16 active EM sites where cleanup .