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12/30/1998Sandpoint To Expand Watershed Land Holdings
12/30/1998Hess Agrees To Pay For Air Pollution Controls in Guayanilla
12/30/1998EPA PROPOSES TO SIGNIFICANTLY EXPAND
THE PUBLIC’S RIGHT TO KNOW ABOUT TOXIC CHEMICALS
12/29/1998MARYLAND FIREARMS MAKER AGREES TO REDUCE AIRBORNE LEAD
12/29/1998COATESVILLE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT SETTLES ASBESTOS CASE - District to Pay $3,000 Penalty, Spend Over $100,000 on Asbestos Removal
12/29/1998EPA SETTLEMENT WITH BOSTON EDISON PAYS BIG DIVIDENDS FOR TOWN OF PLYMOUTH
12/23/1998COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR MOUNTAINTOP MINING: ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT, MORE OVERSIGHT
12/23/1998S.L.O. COUNTY TO PAY $240,000 TO SETTLE CREEK DAMAGE CASE
12/22/1998EPA Reaches $1 Settlements With 34 Parties in Keystone Superfund Case
12/22/1998U.S. EPA TO HOLD PCB TRAINING IN SAN FRANCISCO IN JANUARY
12/22/1998STATEMENT FROM JOHN P. DeVILLARS REGARDING DEC. 22 UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK DEADLINE
12/22/1998EPA ISSUES DRAFT PERMITS FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITIES ON BLACKSTONE RIVER
12/22/1998NEW EPA REPORT STRESSES NEED FOR CONTINUED AIR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
12/21/1998EPA Set to Enforce Underground Storage Tank Standards
12/18/1998EPA Administrator Carol M. Browner receiving Vice President Gore’s Hammer award for the Common Sense Initiative
12/18/1998MISSOURI RAILROAD SUPERVISOR CHARGED WITH LEAD POLLUTION
12/18/1998LOUISIANA MAN SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL CHEMICAL DISPOSAL
12/18/1998OREGON MAN SENTENCED FOR EXPOSING HOMELESS TO ASBESTOS
12/18/1998EPA SOLICITS GRANTS FOR PUBLIC ACCESS TO ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING
12/18/1998EPA SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT TO REDUCE RISKS OF PHOSPHIDE FUMIGANTS
12/18/1998EPA EXPANDS USE OF SECTOR-BASED APPROACHES TO
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
12/18/1998EPA PESTICIDE PROGRAM DIALOGUE COMMITTEE
MEETING JAN. 7-8, 1999 IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
12/18/1998NOMINATIONS FOR PRESIDENTIAL GREEN CHEMISTRY AWARDS
12/18/1998EPA RELEASES REPORT ON NEW POLLUTION PREVENTION STRATEGIES
12/18/1998EPA PROPOSES NEW TSCA STANDARDS FOR SAFE DISPOSAL OF LEAD PAINT DEBRIS
12/17/1998EPA To Continue Work on Hudson River PCBs Assessment; No Immediate Action Planned
12/17/1998President Of Long Island Corp. Faces Jail Time For Dumping Wastes
12/16/1998BENSALEM SCHOOLS PROVE THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TOOLS!
12/16/1998EPA Starts Cleanup Of Low-Level Radioactive Dirt At Public Park in Gloucester City, New Jersey
12/15/1998EPA Offers Tips to Save Water During Drought
12/15/1998LAST MINUTE "GREEN GIFT" IDEAS
12/15/1998NEW EPA WEB SITE HELPS PROFESSIONALS SEE TOTAL ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECT
12/14/1998PR Statement by EPA Administrator Carol M. Browner
12/11/1998EPA to Present Brownfields Grant to Rio Grande Council of Governments
12/11/1998PA ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF SOLAR ENERGY
LISTED ON NEW EPA WEBPAGE
12/11/1998PA WASHINGTON MAN INDICTED FOR ILLEGAL ASBESTOS REMOVAL
12/11/1998PA TANKER VESSEL OWNERS AND OPERATORS INDICTED FOR OCEAN DUMPING
12/11/1998PA UTAH MANUFACTURER TO PAY $1 MILLION FOR CLEAN WATER VIOLATION
12/11/1998PA RAILROAD COMPANY TO PAY $19 MILLION IN FINES
12/11/1998PA EPA ANNOUNCES NEW EMISSIONS DATABASE OF ELECTRIC POWER PLANTS
12/10/1998EPA Says "Put Mother Earth on Your Holiday Gift List"
12/10/1998U.S. EPA PROPOSES TO REMOVE PORTION OF HUNTERS POINT FROM NPL
12/10/1998Non-Profit in St. Croix Receives Environmental Justice Grant From EPA
12/10/1998EPA and New Jersey DEP Announce Grant For Tank Inspections in Hunterdon County; County Officials to Play Major Role After December 22 Tank Deadline
12/10/1998NTC MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. EPA ADMINISTRATOR BROWNER TO ADDRESS SENATOR EDWARD KENNEDY’S 1998 CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS ECONOMIC SUMMIT
12/09/1998IKEA To Receive Evergreen Award
12/09/1998EPA and New Jersey DEP To Announce Grant For Tank Inspections in Hunterdon County; County Officials To Play Major Role After December 22 Tank Deadline
12/09/1998Contaminated Soil Cleanup Underway At Superfund Site in Sag Harbor, Long Island
12/08/1998CITY OF WESTON TO RECEIVE AN EPA AWARD
12/08/1998Man Pleads Guilty To Asbestos Violations in Johnson City, New York
12/08/1998EPA FINDS PUMP and TREAT SYSTEM NECESSARY FOR GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION AT MMR
12/08/1998EPA TO HOLD MIDDLETOWN OFFICE HOURS TO TALK WITH CONCERNED PARENTS
12/07/1998U.S.EPA AWARDS $200,000 GRANT TO CITY OF LAS VEGAS
12/07/1998Note To Weathercasters
12/07/1998EPA EXAMINES PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS, CLEANUP OPTIONS AT ROSE HILL SUPERFUND SITE
12/04/1998Issaquah Autobody Business Earns Evergreen Award
12/04/1998Varlack Ventures Pleads Guilty To Criminal Violations Of Clean Water Act
12/04/1998PA NORTH DAKOTA COMPANY AND OWNER SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL REMOVAL OF ASBESTOS
12/04/1998PA NEW MEXICO FOOD PROCESSOR AND MANAGER SENTENCED
12/04/1998PA EPA PROPOSES TO MINIMIZE BURDEN OF OVERLAPPING AIR TOXIC REGULATION ON INDUSTRY, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
12/04/1998PA EPA PROPOSES EMISSIONS STANDARDS FOR LARGE BOATS
12/04/1998PA EPA’s SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD AND SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY PANEL TO MEET DEC. 10-11
12/04/1998PA EPA RELEASES REPORT ON THE CONDITION OF THE
MID-ATLANTIC ESTUARIES
12/04/1998PA EPA PLANS TO UPDATE AIR QUALITY INDEX USED IN LOCAL AIR POLLUTION REPORTING
12/03/1998EPA and USDA Seek Comments on Proposed Animal Feeding Operations Strategy
12/03/1998The President’s Council on Food Safety to Hold Public Meeting in Dallas
12/03/1998EPA Region 2 Releases First Comprehensive "State Of The Environment" Report; Tracks Environmental Trends in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
12/03/1998NTC PRES. CLINTON ANNOUNCED NEW MEASURES TO STRENGTHEN DRINKING WATER PROTECTIONS
12/02/1998EPA Temperature Workshop Provides Forum For Columbia River Concerns, Dec. 3-4
12/02/1998Environmental Justice Group Sets National Meeting in Baton Rouge
12/02/1998U.S. Attorney and EPA Charge Owner of 240 Underground Storage Tanks in NYC With Multiple Violations Of Environmental Law; Improper Management Posed Threat To Neighborhoods, Environment
12/02/1998NTC MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. EPA ADMINISTRATOR BROWNER TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA WATER AGENCIES 1998 FALL CONFERENCE
12/01/1998UNION COUNTY GOES GREEN
12/01/1998US SETTLES AIR CASE AGAINST AES/NTRON, INC. OVER CFC VIOLATIONS
12/01/1998EPA ORDERS COMPANIES TO BEGIN CLEANUP AT MOTOROLA SITE IN PHOENIX
12/01/1998Innovative Chemical Sentenced For Criminal Violations of the Clean Water Act
12/01/1998NTC MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. EPA ADMINISTRATOR BROWNER TO ADDRESS THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS 1998 FALL CONFERENCE
11/30/1998No Risk to Human Health Detected at 22 Coeur D’Alene Lake Area Beaches
11/30/1998KEY WATERBODIES EVALUATED IN NEW FEDERAL REPORT
11/30/1998EPA, DEP TO FOCUS ON MYSTIC RIVER CLEANUP
11/30/1998PR EPA ANNOUNCES BLUE-RIBBON PANEL TO REVIEW
USE OF MTBE AND OTHER OXYGENATES IN GASOLINE
11/25/1998SUPERFUND BRIEFLY - A WEEKLY REPORT FOR PENNSYLVANIA
11/25/1998THOMPSON OIL CO. TO PAY PENALTY FOR ALLEGED VIOLATIONS OF OIL SPILL PREVENTION RULES
11/25/1998PR EPA AND PORK PRODUCERS AGREE TO VOLUNTARY
COMPLIANCE INITIATIVE TO PROTECT AMERICA’S WATERS
11/24/1998EPA Orders Cleanup of West Memphis, Arkansas, Landfill to Proceed
11/24/1998EPA USDA SEEKING COMMENTS TO REDUCE POLLUTION FROM FARMING
11/24/1998Harbor Electronics to Pay $17,301 to Settle Chemical Reporting Violations
11/24/1998University of D.C. to Pay $5K for Lacking Oil Spill Plan, School Also to Teach Compliance, Test Nearby Stream
11/24/1998KINGSFORD MANUFACTURING CO. TO PAY $900,000 IN CLEAN AIR ACT CASE
11/23/1998Boise State University Settles Asbestos Complaint
11/23/1998Underground Tank Owners Have One Month Left To Comply With EPA Regulations
11/23/1998EPA CHANGES MAILING ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER, EFFECTIVE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23
11/20/1998PA EPA ISSUES STRATEGY TO REDUCE MERCURY AND ELEVEN OTHER TOXIC CHEMICALS
11/20/1998PA EPA RELEASES ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REPORT ON
TOSCO AVON REFINERY
11/20/1998PA LOUISIANA MAN CONVICTED OF ILLEGAL
PESTICIDE SALES
11/20/1998PA TWO TEXAS MEN INDICTED ON CLEAN AIR CHARGES
11/20/1998PA WEST VIRGINIA COAL COMPANY MANAGER PLEADS GUILTY
11/20/1998PA MISSOURI SEWAGE TREATMENT COMPANY OWNER SENTENCED
11/20/1998PA OREGON CORPORATION SENTENCED FOR POLLUTING CREEK
11/20/1998PA FLORIDA LAB SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL

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