One Year of Accomplishments Under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
EPA has awarded $5.5 billion under the law so far to modernize the nation’s infrastructure, create good-paying jobs, combat the climate crisis, and advance environmental justice, including more than $1 billion for cleanup activities at more than 100 Superfund NPL sites.
Proposed Designation of PFOA and PFOS as CERCLA Hazardous Substances
EPA issued a proposal to designate two of the most widely used PFAS as hazardous substances under CERCLA, or Superfund. This rulemaking would increase transparency around releases of these harmful chemicals and help to hold polluters accountable for cleaning up their contamination.
Superfund 2021 Accomplishments Report
EPA published its annual Superfund Accomplishments Report which covers major accomplishments and environmental progress during fiscal year 2021.
EPA’s Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of the nation’s most contaminated land and responding to environmental emergencies, oil spills and natural disasters. To protect public health and the environment, the Superfund program focuses on making a visible and lasting difference in communities, ensuring that people can live and work in healthy, vibrant places.