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Basic Overview of Superfund Online
Hosted by U. S. EPA
Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation

Each module should take the participant approximately 15-30 minutes to complete.  Upon completion, students will receive a certificate.  This training qualifies for 4 CLPs/.4 CEUs.
Basic Overview of Superfund Online, a computer-based training course, provides an overview of the purpose, legal framework, and implementation of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). Throughout this interactive and easy-to-follow course, participants explore the activities performed under the Superfund program. The following modules make up the on-line course:

  • Overview of CERCLA
  • Statutory and Regulatory Framework
  • Discovery, Notification, and Initial Site Assessment
  • Removal Process
  • Remedial Process
  • Liability and Enforcement
  • Community Involvement
  • Federal Facilities

Note:  This online class does not take the place of the CERCLA Education Center's 3-day classroom Fundamentals of Superfund (offered as part of "Superfund 101") course, which is recommended for all new OSCs and RPMs to attend. 

**This class is housed on the ERTPVU website (see link below). If you are a first-time user, click on "Register" and follow the instructions to set up a user name and password. Once you are logged in, click on "On-Line Courses." Then click on "Module Information and Enrollment" in the picture. Find "Basic Overview of Superfund Online," click on it, and click on "Take Course."

Important Notice: Due to the content presented during a CEC course and the restrictions in place for non-citizens to enter federal buildings, international attendees are not permitted to attend CEC courses.

For general information contact Barbara Charris by telephone at 202-566-0945 or via e-mail at

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