Superfund is the program operated under the legislative authority of Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act as well as the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 that funds and carries out Environmental Protection Agency solid waste emergency and long-term removal and remedial activities.

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These activities include establishing the National Priorities List, investigating sites for inclusion on the list, determining their priority, and conducting and/or supervising the cleanup and other remedial actions.