Toxic Debts and the Superfund Dilemma

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Administrative Conference of the United States, 206
Aerojet-General (Co.), 74, 80
AFL-CIO, 224
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR): and SARA debate, 197, 199, 219-20; responsibilities of, under SARA, 231
Agent Orange, 15, 215, 216, 300 (n. 18)
Air contamination, 2, 22, 28, 51, 52; control of, 54, 58, 59, 61, 75, 268, 297 (n. 6)
American Bar Association, 251
American Creosote site, 166
American Cyanamid, 267
American Insurance Association (AIA): and SARA debate, 208, 209, 218
American International Group, 251, 268
American Legion, 300 (n. 18)
American Medical Association, 216
American Petroleum Institute (API): and SARA debate, 205, 208, 211, 226, 229
Anderson, Frederick R., 206
Ashford, Nicholas, 214
Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO), 4, 112, 221-22; estimate of hazardous waste problem, 17, 27; criticism of Superfund procedures, 99; survey of state programs, 112
AT&T, 267
Atlantic Richfield (ARCO), 19; and SARA debate, 206, 218-19, 234; and settlement policy, 207, 209; and feedstock versus environmental tax, 223-25
Attorneys, 41, 303 (n. 5); and regional office decisions, 128, 129-30, 152, 153, 155, 156
Bailey, William, 208
Beljan, John, 216
Bentsen, Lloyd, 91, 226, 228, 229
Bhopal, India, 196, 199, 231
Birnbaum, Sheila, 218
Black lung victim compensation program, 218, 220
Booz Allen Hamilton study, 16-17
Bradley, Bill, 62
Broad-based tax. See Environmental tax
Brown, Edmund G., 90
Brown, Michael, 21, 57
Bureau of National Affairs, 4
Burford, Anne (née Gorsuch), 74; and Superfund implementation, 75-80, 85-86
Bush, George, 8, 74, 237, 253, 260, 270, 302 (n. 9); and deregulation, 253
Bush administration, 45, 256, 274; and cost-benefit analysis, 3, 260; preference for cost reduction over risk reduction, 256, 258, 260; and 1990 reauthorization, 260; and constraints on EPA, 260-61
California, 92, 100-101; and RCRA, 90-91
Cannons Engineering Corporation sites, 255
Capital accumulation: and political economy of regulation, 5, 44, 46-49
Capture, 71-72, 303 (n. 24); and political economy of regulation, 45-46
Carnow, Bertram, 215
Carter, Jimmy, 68


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