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12/30/2002A&A Metal Finishing Corp. Settles Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations at Baltimore Plant
12/26/2002EPA Releases a Draft Health Evaluation of the Effects from the Destruction of the World Trade Center
12/26/2002EPA Fines Jelly Belly $200,000 for Air Violations
12/23/2002EPA and General Electric Showcase Fuel Efficient Locomotive Engines Meeting Emission Standards Years Ahead of Schedule
12/23/2002Most of First Phase of Soil Sampling in Palmerton Completed
12/23/2002U.S. District Court Judge Finds in Favor of U.S. EPA, LARWQCB and Other Co-plaintiffs in Los Angeles Sewer Spill Case
12/23/2002EPA Awards Pineapple Growers Association of Hawaii for Achievement in Pesticide Environmental Stewardship
12/20/2002EPA Issues $175K Penalty to Energy Dept. for INEEL Waste Violations
12/20/2002U.S. Files Complaint Against Guam Waterworks Authority
12/20/2002Deadline to Sign Up for EPA Lower Manhattan Cleaning and Testing Program Draws Near
12/20/2002Owner of Central Landfill Settles Clean Air Act Case with EPA and DOJ; Settlement Requires $5 million of Improvements to Curb Landfill Gas
12/20/2002Owner of Central Landfill Settles Clean Air Act Case with EPA and DOJ; Settlement Requires $5 million of Improvements to Curb Landfill Gas
12/20/2002EPA Proposes to Withdraw Unworkable 2000 TMDL Rule; Continues to Work with Stakeholders to Improve TMDL Implementation on a Watershed Basis
12/19/2002EPA's Office of Civil Rights Director Named
12/19/2002EPA Scientist Recieves Outstanding Risk Practitioner Award
12/19/2002North Carolina Oil Refinery and Three Individuals Plead in Oil Pollution/ Tax Evasion Case
12/19/2002
Virginia Sewage Treatment Plant Owner Sentenced for Clean Water Act Violation
12/19/2002Over $100 Million in Fines and Safety Improvements for Fatal Washington State Gasoline Pipeline Explosion
12/19/2002EPA Files $137,500 Complaint Against Nautilus Foods for Illegal Waste Handling
12/19/2002Oregon Sustainable Vinyard Program Receives Award for Environmental Stewardship
12/19/2002Cambridge, Md. settles Clean Water Act violations
12/19/2002Awards Given for Significant Achievements in Pesticide Environmental Stewardship
12/18/2002Former Pennsylvania Businessman Pleads Guilty to Storing Hazardous Waste Without a Permit after Closing Textile Company
12/18/2002U.S. EPA Orders Clean Earth and Solid Builders of Saipan to Clean Up Oil Spills
12/18/2002EPA Fines Company that Played Role in Improper PCB Disposal at Model City Landfill
12/17/2002Sunoco Settles Toxic Chemical Reporting Violations at Philadelphia and Rebersburg, Pa. Plants
12/17/2002EPA seeks comment on revised Washington Aqueduct permit
12/16/2002EPA and Agriculture Working Together to Improve America's Waters
12/15/2002EPA To Announce New Cafo Rule to Better Protect Nation's Waters
12/13/2002EPA Settles with Two Biotech Seed Production Companies
12/13/2002Administrator Whitman to Commend the Real Estate Investment Industry for its Commitment to the Environment
12/12/2002Owner of Virginia Sewage Treatment Plant Sentenced to Prison for Clean Water Act Felony
12/12/2002EPA Administrator and San Juan Mayor Sign Agreement to Promote the Purchase of Energy Efficient Products throughout the City Government
12/12/2002EPA Administrator Highlights Tens of Millions Given to Commonwealth for Drinking Water Improvements
12/12/2002EPA Awards $500,000 to Launch Drinking-Water Security Pilot; Consortium on Security Formed
12/12/2002Administrator Whitman to Commend the Real Estate Investment Industry for its Commitment to the Environment
12/11/2002EPA Reaches $100 Million Agreement in Olympic - Shell Pipeline Case
12/11/2002EPA Orders Chevron to Continue Investigation and Develop a Cleanup Plan for Chillum
12/11/2002Whitman Visits San Juan Area School; Teaches Sun Safety to Puerto Rican Students
12/10/2002EPA, State Health Department Approve $1.2 Million in Environmental Projects for Settlement with University of Hawai'i
12/10/2002EPA Proposes $40,000 Fine Against Napa State Hospital for Oil Spill Violations
12/10/2002EPA in Agreement with Oyster Bay Plan to Acquire Part of Federal Superfund Site in Farmingdale for Park Expansion; Public Comment Period Set
12/10/2002EPA Proposes Sub-Surface Soil Cleanup for Contamination at D’Imperio Superfund Site in Hamilton Township
12/06/2002Sunwise School Program Receives Award from Federal Council on Skin Cancer Prevention
12/06/2002Philadelphia Prison Settles Alleged Violations of Hazardous Waste Storage and Oil Spill Prevention Regulations
12/06/2002EPA upgrades environmental status of Presque Isle Bay
12/06/2002EPA awards small business $99,993 to remove arsenic from drinking water
12/05/2002EPA Approves Arizona Pollutant Discharge Permits Program
12/05/2002Historic Buckley Field Arctic Training Center restored through cooperative effort in Echo Lake Mountain Park
12/05/2002Asbestos Company's Accreditation Stripped by State;
Oneida County Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Felony Charges
12/05/2002EPA Awards $2.5 Million of Grants to Promote New Environmental Technologies; Three Massachusetts Companies Among the 27 Recipients
12/04/2002Vehicle Exhaust Emission Standards Amendments Issued
12/04/2002Contracts Awarded for Technologies to Remove Arsenic from Drinking Water
12/04/2002Proposal Outlines Approach for Field Implementation of Pesticide- Related Endangered Species Protection Program
12/04/2002Contracts Awarded for Homeland Security Decontamination Technologies
12/04/2002US - Mexican Border Compliance Assistance Center
12/04/2002El Centro de Asistencia para el Cumplimiento Fronterizo entre Estados Unidos y México
12/04/2002EPA orders Scranton to address chronic sewer overflows
12/04/2002Environmental Science Center at Ft. Meade Meets International Environmental Standard -- First Civilian Non-Industrial Federal Facility ISO 14001 Certified
12/04/2002EPA honors Townsend for drinking water protection
12/04/2002Shattuck Superfund site event
12/04/2002EPA and States Sign Major Agreement to Clean Up Long Island Sound; EPA Provides $4 Million to Support Restoration Efforts
12/04/2002EPA and States Sign Major Agreement to Clean Up Long Island Sound; EPA Provides $4 Million to Support Restoration Efforts
12/04/2002EPA Releases 1999 Pollution Abatement Cost and Expenditures Data
12/04/2002EPA Administrator Whitman to Convene National Academy of Sciences Workshop on the Differential Susceptibility of Older Persons to Environmental Hazards
12/03/2002EPA Finalizes Superfund Site Cleanup Plan in South Gate, Calif.
12/03/2002EPA Approves Eastern MA and Southern NH Plans for Complying With Air Pollution Standards
12/02/2002EPA Administrator Christie Whitman Recognizes Philadelphia School District for Achieving Energy Star Designation in 11 Schools - The Philadelphia School District is the Only School District in Pennsylvania
to Achieve Energy Efficiency in 11 School Buildings
12/02/2002EPA ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD FOR THE BURKE STREET LEAD REMOVAL SITE, JUNCTION CITY, KENTUCKY
12/02/2002EPA ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD FOR THE BURKE STREET LEAD REMOVAL SITE, JUNCTION CITY, KENTUCKY
12/02/2002EPA ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD FOR THE BURKE STREET LEAD REMOVAL SITE, JUNCTION CITY, KENTUCKY
12/02/2002EPA ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD FOR THE BURKE STREET LEAD REMOVAL SITE, JUNCTION CITY, KENTUCKY
12/02/2002EPA and NH DES Fund Brownfields Assessment
12/02/2002Franklin Facility to Pay $31,000 For Environmental Violations
12/02/2002Chelsea Company Pays $46,000 For Hazardous Materials Violations
11/27/2002Three West Virginia Residents Plead Guilty to Asbestos Crimes
11/27/2002U.S. - Mexican Border Compliance Assitance Center
11/27/2002 EPA Orders Two Companies to Stop Marketing Ineffective Hospital Disinfectant Products
11/27/2002 Ohio Drum Cleaning Company Owner Pleads Sentenced for Clean Water Act Violation
11/27/2002National Environmental Compliance Assistance Clearninghouse
11/27/2002Former Textile Manufacturer Charged with Storing Hazardous Waste Without a Permit after Closing Textile Company
11/27/2002EPA issues Administrative Penalty Order to Perdue Farms, Inc., For Water Pollution Violations at Va. Poultry Plant
11/27/2002FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES COORDINATE STORM WATER ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA UNDER THE CLEAN WATER ACT
11/27/2002Label Instructions Tightened on Flea & Tick Control Products for Pets
11/26/2002EPA Grants NYC a New Waiver from Filtering Most of Its Drinking Water Supply; City to Expand Watershed Protections, Benefitting Upstate Environment and Economy
11/26/2002Whitman Announces U.S.-Mexico Border Air Quality Strategy
11/25/2002EPA Creates New Environmental Research & Training Fellowships
11/22/2002EPA Announces Improvements to New Source Review Program
11/22/2002EPA Proposing 10 Air Toxics Standards
11/22/2002Whitman Recognizes Electronics Industry for Recycling Efforts
11/22/2002EPA to Begin Cleanup of Dry Cleaners
11/21/2002$3.75 Million Awarded for Regional Asessments of Climate Change
11/21/2002EPA Scientist Named President of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
11/21/2002Man Sentenced for CFC Tax Fraud Conspiracy
11/21/2002
Detroit Environmental Firm to Pay $5.5 Million for Illegal Hazardous Waste Transportation and Disposal
11/21/2002EPA, Trident Seafoods Agree on Remedy for Fish Waste Problems
11/21/2002First New Mexico Bi-national Sister City Plan Signed in Columbus
11/21/2002Se firma en Columbus el primer plan binacional en Nuevo Mexico de ciudades hermanas
11/21/2002National Conference Trains Emergency Planners/ Responders in Emergency Preparedness, Counter-Terrorism
11/21/2002EPA Fine Against Pesticide Maker Upped from $50,000 to $132,000 for Selling Unregistered Pool Disinfectant

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