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Superfund protects the public and the environment by cleaning up the nation’s most hazardous waste sites. EPA Region 4 Superfund’s cleanup activities include both short-term and emergency cleanups as well as long-term cleanups at National Priorities List (NPL) and Superfund Alternative sites. More Superfund Information . . .

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2014 R4 Superfund Annual Report - Leadership and Environmental Excellence Through Collaboration and Partnership

The 2014 Superfund annual report (PDF) (32 pp, 2.1MB) highlights cleanup activities by Region 4 Superfund program during fiscal year 2014 and illustrates how EPA is working with its partners to protect public health, advance environmental protection and ensure people can live and work in clean and healthy places.

Davis Timber Receives Excellence in Site Re-use Award
Davis Timber site

On March 10, 2015, EPA presented the Region 4 Superfund “Excellence in Site Reuse” award to Chuck and Gayle Davis, property owners, and the Hub City Humane Society for redeveloping the Davis Timber Superfund site in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Wanting to see the site reused, Mr. and Mrs. Davis donated three acres of the Site for a community center and local polling location. In 2014 after cleanup was completed, the Hub City Humane Society opened an animal shelter on a portion of the site not in use by the community center. The Humane Society is in the process of purchasing the land from the Davis’. Read the EPA Press Release

EPA Listens to Community Concerns, Discusses Cleanup Plan for LCP Chemicals Site

On January 1, 2015, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an editorial from Region 4 Superfund Division Director Franklin Hill. The editorial clarifies EPA’s ongoing and proposed cleanup activities at the LCP Chemicals Superfund site in Brunswick, GA and emphasizes the Agency’s long-term commitment to public health and environmental protection at the site.

OpEd: A Lasting Solution for Brunswick Exit Disclaimer

View the Proposed Plan (PDF) (54 pp, 2.1MB)

EPA Proposes to Add 35th Avenue Site in Alabama to Superfund's National Priority List (NPL)

In September 2014, EPA added five hazardous waste sites that pose risks to human health and the environment to the NPL and is proposing to add three additional sites to the list. In Region 4, one site - the 35th Avenue site in Birmingham, AL - has been proposed for addition to the NPL. The 35th Avenue site is part of a coordinated approach to addressing environmental impacts known as the North Birmingham Environmental Collaboration Project.

View the site narrative:
http://www.epa.gov/superfund/sites/npl/nar1897.htm

Federal Register notices and supporting documents for final and proposed sites can be found at:
http://www.epa.gov/superfund/sites/npl/current.htm

For information about how a site is listed on the NPL:
http://www.epa.gov/superfund/sites/npl/npl_hrs.htm


EPA Region 4 Superfund 2013 Annual Report (pdf) Superfund 2014 Annual Report (PDF)
(32 pp, 2.2 MB)
Superfund at a Glance 2009 (pdf) Superfund At A Glance (PDF)
(16 pp, 1.0MB)

Superfund Recovery Plan

Superfund Recovery Plan

R4 Community Engagement Initiative Region 4 2010 - 2011 Community Engagement Initiative Plan (PDF) (10 pp, 56K)
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