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10/25/2001CALIFORNIA MAN SENTENCED FOR
ABANDONING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS
10/25/2001PRESIDENT BUSH ANNOUNCES INTENT TO NOMINATE
J. PAUL GILMAN AS EPA ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR FOR R&D
10/24/2001La Fuerza Operante Presidencial sobre la Salud y Seguridad Ambiental deNiños se Reúne HUD anuncia $67 millones en subvenciones para combatir Envenenamiento de Plomo en Niños
10/24/2001EPA AND ADEQ ANNOUNCE COMPLETION OF A SECOND GROUNDWATER TREATMENT PLANT AT THE MOTOROLA 52nd STREET SUPERFUND SITE
10/24/2001Presidential Task Force on Children’s Environmental Health and Safety Meets HUD Announces $67 Million in Grants to Fight Childhood Lead Poisoning
10/24/2001EPA ADMINISTRATOR WHITMAN AND NIEHS DIRECTOR OLDEN TO ANNOUNCE NEW CHILDREN’S ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CENTERS
10/24/2001AGENCY PROPOSES FUEL PROGRAM REFORMS TO
BENEFIT CONSUMERS, IMPROVE AIR QUALITY
10/23/2001EPA Settles Alleged Asbestos Violations In Pittsburgh
10/23/2001Nationwide Campaign for Lead-Free Families Begins October 21
10/23/2001U.S EPA DOWNGRADES SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AIR
10/23/2001Presidential Task Force on Children’s Environmental Health and Safety to Convene Whitman, Thompson Co-Chair First Meeting October 24 in Washington
10/19/2001Administrator Launches Portland's "Master Home Environmentalist" Program
10/19/2001U.S. EPA BEGINS SURFACE SOIL EXCAVATION IN NEWHALL STREET NEIGHBORHOOD
10/19/2001EPA, Maine Department of Environmental Protection to Hold Informational Meeting on HoltraChem
10/19/2001WHITMAN APPOINTS MISSISSIPPI LAWYER TO LEAD REGIONAL OFFICE
10/19/2001EXECUTIVES AND GASOLINE BLENDING COMPANY PLEAD GUILTY
10/19/2001TWO MEN PLEAD GUILTY IN CONNECTICUT IN COMPLEX CFC SCHEME
10/19/2001UTAH COMPANY, FORMER PRESIDENT SENTENCED IN ASBESTOS CASE
10/19/2001NATIONAL LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEK OCTOBER 21-27
10/19/2001CLEAN AIR PLANS IN FIVE MAJOR METRO AREAS TO BENEFIT CHILDREN
10/19/2001WHITMAN APPOINTS SENIOR NEW JERSEY GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE TO LEAD REGIONAL OFFICE
10/18/2001EPA Cites Waytec Electronics for Clean Water Act Violations
10/18/2001EPA Wash Stations in Lower Manhattan Suppress Dust, Protect Workers
10/18/2001EPA Announces New Initiatives Aimed at Restoring the Charles River
10/18/2001AIR REPORT SHOWS CONTINUED IMPROVEMENT, REMAINING CHALLENGES
10/18/2001WHITMAN ALLAYS FEARS FOR WATER SECURITY;
POSSIBILITY OF SUCCESSFUL CONTAMINATION IS SMALL
10/17/2001EPA APPROVES TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL REMEDY FOR TANAPAG PCB SITE IN SAIPAN
10/17/2001Property owners and gravel mining company charged with wetlands violations
10/17/2001EPA Completes PCB Cleanup at Green Hill Quarry in Meddybemps, Maine
10/17/2001EPA ADMINISTRATOR WHITMAN TO SPEAK AT WATER LABORATORY TO DISCUSS DRINKING WATER SAFETY AND SECURITY
10/16/2001LA ADMINISTRADORA DE LA AGENCIA DE PROTECCIÓN AMBIENTAL CHRISTIE WHITMAN REVELA UNA CAMPAÑA PARA PROTEGER A NIÑOS DE HUMO DE
SEGUNDA MANO
10/16/2001EPA Corrects Activist's Misstatements
10/16/2001Water treatment facilities recognized by EPA
10/16/2001EPA recognizes environmental "Friend" for fighting water pollution
10/16/2001EPA PROPOSES CHANGES TO CLEANUP PLAN FOR OTTATI AND GOSS/KINGSTON STEEL DRUM SUPERFUND SITE: SIGNIFICANT COST SAVINGS CITED
10/16/2001EPA Proposes Penalty for Environmental Violations at UMass-Amherst
10/16/2001EPA TO BEGIN CLEAN UP AT CHASE BRASS SITE
10/16/2001EPA ADMINISTRATOR CHRISTIE WHITMAN UNVEILS CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM SECONDHAND SMOKE
10/16/2001BIOTECHNOLOGY CORN APPROVED FOR CONTINUED USE
10/15/2001EPA ADMINISTRATOR WHITMAN TO ANNOUNCE
NEW ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM SECONDHAND SMOKE
10/15/2001EPA Gives Award to Houston Clean Air Partners
10/15/2001EPA Approves Houston/Galveston Clean Air Plan
10/15/2001EPA Orders Removal of Contaminated Soil from Sutton Brook Disposal Area Superfund Site in Tewksbury
10/15/2001EPA Settles Clean Air Act Violations in Connecticut; Agreement Includes $421,000 for Environmental Projects
10/15/2001Rhode Island Company Settles PCB Complaint with EPA
10/15/2001EPA Files Complaint in Emergency Response Notification Case; Proposes Penalty of $20,000
10/15/2001EPA Proposes $200,000 in Penalties for Danbury, Conn. and two Massachusetts Companies for Clean Air Act Violations
10/15/2001GRANT AWARDED TO DEVELOP ENERGY EFFICIENT,
OZONE-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVES FOR INSULATION FOAM
10/15/2001 NEW PARTNERSHIP PROMOTES ENERGY-SAVING ALTERNATIVE TO CONVENTIONAL ELECTRICITY GENERATION
10/15/2001"CHANGE A LIGHT, CHANGE THE WORLD" HOME
ENERGY EFFICIENCY CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCED
10/12/2001WORLD’S LARGEST MEATPACKER REACHES AGREEMENT WITH U.S. TO RESOLVE ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS THROUGHOUT MIDWEST
10/12/2001Martinsburg Wins Award for Protecting Drinking Water
10/12/2001Electronics Recycling Opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic States
10/12/2001EPA Puts Adams, Mass. Company on Notice for Violations of the Federal Clean Air Act
10/12/2001NEW JERSEY COMPANY, THREE INDIVIDUALS
INDICTED ON ASBESTOS CHARGES
10/12/2001FORMER LOUISIANA LABORATORY OFFICE MANAGER PLEADS GUILTY
10/12/2001FORMER TENNESSEE PLANT PRESIDENT PLEADS
GUILTY TO CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATION
10/12/2001PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON DRAFT STANDARDS
FOR REGULATORY INFORMATION DISSEMINATION
10/12/2001EPA HOLDS LISTENING SESSIONS ON
CLEAN WATER ACT'S TMDL PROGRAM
10/12/2001EPA ACCEPTING FUNDING PROPOSALS FOR BROWNFIELD PROJECTS
10/12/2001EPA SEEKS COMMENT ON ARSENIC-IN-DRINKING WATER REPORTS
10/12/2001EPA ADMINISTRATOR WHITMAN TO MEET
WITH CANADIAN ENVIRONMENT MINISTER ANDERSON
10/12/2001FORD SIGNS AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP TECHNOLOGY
TO IMPROVE FUEL ECONOMY
10/11/2001Cleanup Effort at Red River Aluminum Complete
10/11/2001EPA Remedy to Reduce Lead in Palmerton Soil
10/11/2001EPA Settles Right to Know Case With Naugatuck, Conn. Company; Agreement Includes $1.3 Million for Environmental Projects
10/11/2001EPA Orders Rhode Island Electroplating Company to Come into Environmental Compliance
10/11/2001GRANT TO PROMOTE IMPROVED LIGHTING EFFICIENCY
10/11/2001STAR GRANTS AWARDED FOR INVASIVE SPECIES RESEARCH
10/11/2001IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY RECEIVES $350,000 GRANT TO STUDY IMPROVEMENTS IN BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY
10/11/2001KEY OFFICIALS ASSUME SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL POSTS
10/10/2001EPA FINALIZES IMPERIAL COUNTY AIR QUALITY RATING FOR DUST AS A MODERATE NONATTAINMENT AREA
10/10/2001US EPA Orders Meriden, Conn. Company to Comply with Environmental Laws; Proposes Fine for Violations
10/09/2001D.C., National Park Service, and EPA Kick off Green Marinas Initiative
10/09/2001In Settlement with EPA, Syracuse Company Will Buy Emergency Response Equipment for Local Fire Department
10/09/200127th ANNUAL MILEAGE ESTIMATES FOR 2002 MODEL YEAR CARS
10/05/2001Binding Agreement Signed to Launch Portland Harbor Cleanup
10/05/2001Upper Montgomery Joint Authority Wastewater Treatment Facility Honored By EPA For Environmental Performance
10/05/2001Developers ordered to restore Wind River
10/05/2001EPA Announces $380,000 in Grants for Long Island Sound Research and Pollution Prevention Programs in Connecticut
10/05/2001EPA Seeks Monetary Penalty Against Durham, Conn. Company for Violations of Environmental Regulations
10/05/2001EPA Seeks Monetary Penalty Against Waterbury Conn. Company for Violations of Right to Know Act
10/05/2001EPA Begins Cleanup of Abandoned Property in Prospect, Conn.
10/05/2001WHITMAN ANNOUNCES WATER PROTECTION TASK FORCE
10/05/2001EPA APPOINTS ADMINISTRATOR FOR SAN FRANCISCO OFFICE
10/04/2001LA AGENCIA DE PROTECCION AMBIENTAL Y EL SEMARNAT MEJORANDO EL MEDIO AMBIENTE EN LA FRONTERA, SALUD DE LOS NIÑOS
10/04/2001EPA, SEMARNAT IMPROVING BORDER ENVIRONMENT THROUGH INCREASED STAKEHOLDER INVOLVEMENT
NEW PEDIATRIC HEALTH UNIT TO HELP PEDIATRICIANS AND PARENTS
10/04/2001COMUNICACIÓN ENTRE NIÑOS SOBRE EL MEDIO AMBIENTE ALENTADO POR LA ADMINISTRADORA WHITMAN PARA INICIAR EL NUEVO PROGRAMA DE AMIGOS POR CORRESPONDENCIA CON ESTUDIANTES EN TEXAS Y MASSACHUSETTS
10/04/2001EPA Cites Environmental Violations at Jessup Prison
10/04/2001Erie Plating Co. Settles EPA Hazardous Waste Case
10/04/2001Verichem Settles Alleged Pesticide Violations
10/04/2001CEO OF OHIO COMPANY PLEADS GUILTY TO CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATION
10/04/2001UTAH MAN SENTENCED FOR STATE HAZARDOUS WASTE VIOLATION
10/04/2001FEDERAL CASES SETTLED INVOLVING LEAD-BASED PAINT HAZARDS
10/04/2001EPA AWARDS FIRST CONTRACT TO ALASKA NATIVE CORPORATION
10/04/2001EPA-FUNDED SMALL BUSINESS RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS TIBBETTS AWARD
10/04/2001EIGHT PROJECTS PLANNED TO EXPEDITE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT
10/04/2001CAR BUYER TRENDS SHOW FUEL ECONOMY AT 21-YEAR LOW
10/04/2001 ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION GRANTS AWARDED TO 11 STATES
10/04/2001CHILDREN’S ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATION ENCOURAGED BY EPA; WHITMAN LAUNCHES PEN PAL PROGRAM WITH STUDENTS IN TEXAS AND MASSACHUSETTS

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