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Superfund Decision Document

Decision documents serve to provide the reasoning for the choice of or changes to a Superfund Site cleanup plan. Decision documents include: Records of Decision (ROD), ROD Amendments, Explanations of Significant Differences (ESD), along with other associated memos and files.

Records of Decision
Contains the full Records of Decision (RODs) for most Superfund sites. Also contains many of the ROD Amendments and Explanations of Significant Differences for the more recent site decisions.

Record of Decision (ROD)-of-the-Year Contest
Begun in 1999, The ROD-of-the-Year is selected by a panel of Headquarters and Regional EPA staff. Selection is based on clear documentation that is consistent with the Superfund Program's policy and regulations and is not based on an evaluation of the selected remedy. Winning RODs and superior writing collections are presented on this Web page.


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