One of the main problems with CERCLA and brownfields cleanups is the time which such cleanups take to complete. The process of investigating a site through the CERCLA Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS) process can take several years. The RI/FS process is long, and in the meantime the contamination is often left lurking at the site, harming the environment and human health.
Taking Superfund Presumptive Remedies to the Brownfields Arena,
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