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EPA SuperFund Sites

1. What is a superfund?
2. Identify a superfund site within your own state (GEORGIA). Give some background information on the site and the proposed plans to deal with this site.
3. Where is the problem?
4. What is the contamination?
5. Who created this problem? Why?
6. How will they clean it up?

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** Superfund Site in your state: http://www.epa.gov/superfund/sites/npl/npl.htm

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Thank you for posting today. It is my goal to provide ideas, definitions, research help, and instructions on how you, the student, should approach the assignment.

According to the EPA, "Superfund is the federal government's program to to clean up the nation's unctrolled hazardous waste sites". A very common site in this category is old military sites, such as bombing ranges,etc. I happened to find one in GA quite quickly, so here's the ...

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The solution gives an example of an actual SuperFund site, and addresses the questions outlined by the student.

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