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Federal Facility Cleanup

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EPA provides technical and regulatory oversight at Federal facilities on the National Priority List (NPL) to ensure protection of human health, effective program implementation, and meaningful public involvement.


  1. Final Report of the Federal Facilities Environmental Restoration Dialogue Committee: Chapter 2- Principles for Environmental Cleanup of Federal Facilities
    This document discusses 14 principles the committee created that should be the basis for making Federal Facility Cleanup decisions.
  2. Improving Federal Facilities Cleanup: Report of the Federal Facilities Policy Group
    This report identifies areas of management and regulatory reform essential to protect public health and restore the environment.
  3. Issuance of Final Guidance: Ecological Risk Assessment and Risk Management Principles for Superfund Sites
    This guidance is intended to help Superfund risk managers make ecological risk management decisions that are based on sound science, consistent across Regions, and present a characterization of site risks that is transparent to the public.
  4. Lead Regulator Policy for Cleanup Activities at Federal Facilities
    This document clarifies roles and minimizes overlapping Federal and state regulatory oversight of cleanups at federal facilities on the National Priorities List (NPL).
  5. Policy on Decommissioning Department of Energy Facilities Under CERCLA
    This policy establishes the approach agreed upon by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) for decommissioning surplus DOE facilities consistent with the requirements of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).

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