- a large fund set up to finance an expensive program or project.
Origin of superfund
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Examples from the Web for superfund
Additionally, his Superfund law has led to the cleanup of dozens of toxic waste sites throughout the country.Carter in Oscarland: The Rehabilitation of the 39th President
February 24, 2013
They can just steal the wealth and walk away, leaving a Superfund site behind them, and no one is liable.Copper, the Metal That Runs the World: ‘Boom, Bust, Boom,’ by Bill Carter
October 26, 2012
To figure it out, we examined all available Superfund data from the Environmental Protection Agency.
The site became a Superfund in 1983 and since then some of the largest sources of contamination to the creek have been identified.
Above those, however, are the Superfund sites—places that have sustained major, long-term damage, necessitating years of cleanup.