8. Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (Cercla-Superfund)

  1. Leo Stander and
  2. Louis Theodore

Published Online: 24 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470118511.ch8

Environmental Regulatory Calculations Handbook

Environmental Regulatory Calculations Handbook

How to Cite

Stander, L. and Theodore, L. (2007) Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (Cercla-Superfund), in Environmental Regulatory Calculations Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470118511.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 18 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471671718

Online ISBN: 9780470118511



  • emergency planning and community right-to-know act (EPCRA);
  • risk communication - seven cardinal rules;
  • incinerator emission control


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Qualitative Problems (LSUP)

  • LSUP.1 CERCLA Overview

  • LSUP.2 The National Priorities List (NPL)

  • LSUP.3 NPL Site Listing Process

  • LSUP.4 National Contingency Plan Overview

  • LSUP.5 Introduction to the Hazard Ranking System (HRS)

  • LSUP.6 SARA Overview

  • LSUP.7 All Appropriate Inquiries Rule

  • LSUP.8 Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Overview

  • LSUP.9 The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program

  • LSUP.10 How the Emergency Response Program Works

  • LSUP.11 CERCLA Hazardous Substances

  • LSUP.12 CERCLA Extremely Hazardous Substances

  • LSUP.13 Oil Pollution Act

  • LSUP.14 Superfund Concerns

  • LSUP.15 Liability

  • LSUP.16 Preparing for Emergencies

  • LSUP.17 Sources of Land Pollution

  • LSUP.18 Hazard Risk Analysis

  • LSUP.19 Ranking Risk

  • LSUP.20 Convincing the Public

  • LSUP.21 Seven Cardinal Rules of Risk Communication

  • LSUP.22 Buried Drums

  • LSUP.23 Oil Spill Effects

  • LSUP.24 Emergency Response to a Tank Failure

  • LSUP.25 Tank Facility Information

  • LSUP.26 Cargo Explosion

  • LSUP.27 Disposal and Storage Methods

  • LSUP.28 Incinerator Operational Parameter

  • LSUP.29 Risk

  • LSUP.30 Risk Definitions

  • LSUP.31 Standard Values

  • LSUP.32 Acute Risks or Chronic Risks

  • LSUP.33 Health Risk Assessment

  • LSUP.34 Dose Response

  • LSUP.35 Calculation of Health Risk

  • Quantitative Problems (TSUP)

  • TSUP.1 Heat Release Rate

  • TSUP.2 Batch Feed to a Kiln

  • TSUP.3 Kiln Operator Problem

  • TSUP.4 Sizing of a Rotary Kiln

  • TSUP.5 Calculation of Receiving Tank Size

  • TSUP.6 Estimating Incinerator Temperature

  • TSUP.7 Superfund Waste Incineration Temperature

  • TSUP.8 Choice of an Incineration System

  • TSUP.9 Incinerator Emission Control

  • TSUP.10 Fuel Tank Spill I

  • TSUP.11 Fuel Tank Spill II

  • TSUP.12 Mercury Emissions

  • TSUP.13 Worst Case Discharge Planning Volume

  • TSUP.14 Landfilling Feasibility

  • TSUP.15 Dike Failure

  • TSUP.16 Landfill Leak to Aquifer

  • TSUP.17 Superfund Aquifer Leak Option I

  • TSUP.18 Superfund Aquifer Leak Option II

  • TSUP.19 Retardation Factor Calculation

  • TSUP.20 Toxic Travel Time in Soil

  • TSUP.21 Toxic Chemical Exposure

  • TSUP.22 Soil Remediation

  • TSUP.23 Chromium Sludge