Biden Administration Releases Final $1 Billion for Superfund Cleanup Projects

The Biden administration has released its final tranche of $1 billion in funding to clean up more than 100 waste sites across the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday.

The $1 billion is the third and final wave of $3.5 billion in total funding allocated for cleanup projects under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, which President Joe Biden signed into law in 2021.

In a Feb. 27 statement, the EPA said that the final funding will go towards cleanup projects at 25 new Superfund sites—areas contaminated with hazardous waste—as well as at 85 existing sites.

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