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The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund, was enacted by Congress on December 11, 1980.

The law authorizes two kinds of response actions:

The Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) has been listed on the NPL since May 31, 1994.

Direct links to BA information on EPA Region III website:
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