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These are some of the most polluted areas in America. CERCLAW was enacted in 1980, in response to the Love Canal disasterW, to clean up severely polluted sites.

There are currently 1,280 sites on the list, and since 1980, 347 have been cleaned-up and deleted from the list. The largest is Berkeley Pit in Butte, Montana.W The program was originally funded by the polluter pays principle, but in 2004 became funded by general revenues.

Superfund 365 visited a superfund a day, from New York to Hawaii, for a year.