Superfund Progress Metrics
What additional information would help you gauge how much progress has been made at a Superfund site?
A considerable amount of cleanup work and risk reduction occurs at Superfund sites prior to completing cleanup construction. It is appropriate to publicly convey Superfund site progress using both project level/operable unit or interim measures as well as site-wide or longer term measures. EPA currently use nine publicly reported measures to reflect EPA progress in protecting human health and the environment through Superfund cleanup work. Information about current Superfund cleanup measures is available online.
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