John-SzilagyiThe Hispanic Organization of Toxicologists (HOT) is a special interest group of the Society of Toxicology. Rutgers Toxicology student John Szilagyi wrote a news article which was published in HOT’s newsletter, Toxenlaces.  John’s article focuses on New Jersey’s Superfund sites.

From John’s article: Superfund is the name given to the environmental program established to address abandoned hazardous waste sites. This program was enacted as part of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 and gives the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the authority to clean up such sites and compel responsible parties to perform cleanups or reimburse the government for EPA-lead cleanups.

Read the full article on page 11 of the newsletter here.