Better Measures of Progress
EPA will evaluate and pilot the development of performance measures that demonstrate the overall effectiveness and benefit of the nation's combined cleanup efforts. Over the next year, EPA will collaborate with its partners to consider new cross-program measures in four areas: (A web link with additional details will be provided soon.)
- Protection of human health through waste cleanup activities
- Protection of the environment and ecology through waste cleanup activities
- Amount of land made available through cleanup activities
for productive uses, and
- Economic benefit of waste cleanup activities.