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Contaminated Property Restrictions in Real Estate

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What federal agency set up the Superfund/CERCLA?

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1. What does EPCRA stand for?

2. The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) added the following changes to CERCLA except:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This set of quiz and worksheet questions help you find out if you understand how contaminated property is legally classified and controlled. You will be asked about specific government regulations and the agencies that enforce them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you'll find out what you know about topics like:

  • The federal agency that set up the Superfund
  • Changes made to CERCLA by SARA
  • Chemicals covered in waste enforcement

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as the name of the policy enacted to make sure guilty parties in contamination cases were identified
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as EPCRA
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the federal agency that set up CERCLA

Additional Learning

Get a better understanding of this type of environmental law by reviewing the lesson titled Contaminated Property Restrictions in Real Estate. You will learn about:

  • RCRA
  • TSCA
  • The Hazard Ranking System
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