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Text of To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to undertake a study of Superfund sites to assess the progress ...

...assess the progress in reducing the health and environmental risks and to prioritize the need to clean up the remaining sites

This bill was introduced on July 26, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 26, 1993 (Introduced).

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HR 2737 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2737

To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to undertake a study of Superfund sites to assess the progress in reducing the health and environmental risks and to prioritize the need to clean up the remaining sites.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 26, 1993

Mr. GALLO (for himself, Mr. ZIMMER, Ms. MOLINARI, and Mr. HOBSON) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to undertake a study of Superfund sites to assess the progress in reducing the health and environmental risks and to prioritize the need to clean up the remaining sites.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. RISK ANALYSIS AT SUPERFUND SITES.

    In order to--

      (1) assist in establishing cleanup priorities for Superfund sites listed on the National Priorities List pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980,

      (2) further public understanding of the nature and extent of the risks to public health and the environment associated with those sites, and

      (3) assist the Congress in evaluating the benefits and costs of the Superfund program established under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980,

    the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall undertake a study of the extent to which environmental risks and risks to public health have been reduced at all sites currently listed on the National Priorities List and make an evaluation of the extent to which there are remaining environmental risks and risks to public health at those sites. The Administrator shall submit to the Congress a report containing the results of such study not later than one year after the enactment of this Act.