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construction-complete: a site at which the physical construction of all cleanup actions is complete, all immediate threats have been addressed, and all long-term threats are under control. Construction-complete sites can still have one (the last) remedial action under way.

deleted NPL site: a National Priorities List site at which EPA has determined, with state concurrence, that no further response is required to protect human health or the environment. After EPA approves a “close-out” report establishing that all response actions have been taken or that no action is required, EPA publishes a deletion notice in the Federal Register.

emergency response: a removal action that, based on the lead agency's evaluation of the release ...

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