Status: Baseline only
Reduce the risks to human health and the environment posed by hazardous sites
Baseline: 83.8 percent of Superfund Environmental Indicator sites where human exposure is known to be under control in 2018
Target: 87.3 percent
Data Source: Superfund Enterprise Management System (SEMS), EPA
Sites with toxic or dangerous materials can harm both human health and the environment. Chemicals from these materials can get into drinking water or the air, which can have negative health effects on entire communities. Cleaning up sites with toxic or dangerous materials can help prevent or reduce these health risks.
Workgroup: Environmental Health Workgroup