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Hazardous Waste: Time and Costs to Clean Up Superfund Sites Are Uncertain

RCED-99-186R Published: Jun 11, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1999.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) efforts to clean up its Superfund sites, focusing on: (1) how long it will take to complete the construction of cleanup facilities at hazardous waste sites on the National Priorities List as of early 1999; and (2) how much it will cost.

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Construction costsCost analysisEnvironment evaluationEnvironmental policiesFacility constructionFuture budget projectionsHazardous substancesHazardous wastesPollution controlWaste disposalHazardous waste sites