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Superfund: Quiz


Question 1: After its initial passage, the ________ appointed Rita Lavelle, a former hazardous waste-producing company employee, as Superfund's administrator.
Ronald ReaganGerald FordPresidency of Ronald ReaganGeorge H. W. Bush

Question 2: For those sites, the Superfund law originally paid for toxic waste cleanups through a tax on petroleum and ________.
PlasticDow Chemical CompanyChemical industryPetrochemical

Question 3: Signed into law by President ________ on December 11, 1980
Lyndon B. JohnsonHarry S. TrumanJohn F. KennedyJimmy Carter

Question 4: TOXMAP's chemical and environmental health information is taken from NLM's Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET) [4] and ________, and from other authoritative
BMJMEDLINEPubMedPubMed Central

Question 5: Superfund is the common name for the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), a ________ federal law designed to clean up abandoned hazardous waste sites.
PhilippinesAlaskaUnited StatesCanada

Question 6: Committee consideration by: House Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee; ________; Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works; Senate Committee on Finance
United States House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Income Security and Family SupportUnited States House Committee on Ways and MeansUnited States House Ways and Means Subcommittee on HealthUnited States House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade

Question 7: ________
William RehnquistHarry BlackmunGade v. National Solid Wastes Management AssociationJohn Paul Stevens

Question 8: ________
Water pollutionPhase I Environmental Site AssessmentAir pollutionSoil contamination

Question 9: In 1994, the ________ proposed a new Superfund reform bill, which was seen as an improvement to existing legislation by some environmentalists and industry lobbyists.
Al GoreBill ClintonPresidency of Bill ClintonHillary Rodham Clinton

Question 10: 1480 by ________; John Culver on April 2, 1980
James FlorioWoodrow WilsonThomas KeanJon Corzine


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