Fact Sheet: How the Superfund Enforcement Process Works

Fact sheet describes the enforcement authorities and the process that is followed under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, commonly referred to as Superfund) program. Also describes available options for remediation hazardous waste sites and the tools and mechanisms that the Agency may use in negotiating settlements with potentially responsible parties (PRPs). Issued 7/1/1988.

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