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11/21/2002EPA Fine Against Pesticide Maker Upped from $50,000 to $132,000 for Selling Unregistered Pool Disinfectant
11/21/2002EPA Seeks Comment on Pilot Online Tool to Access Facilities’ Environmental Compliance; Citizens, Industry Can Access Environmental Records on More than 800,000 Facilities
11/21/2002Consumers and the Environment Score Big with Energy Star Products
11/21/2002Joint U.S.-Canada Air Quality Progress Report Released
11/20/2002Fitchburg Gas and Electric Agrees to $6,765 Fine for PCB Violations
11/20/2002Local Environmentalists Win National Recognition
11/20/2002EPA to Provide Update on Oak Street Buried Drum Removal: to Hold Public Information Meeting
11/19/2002Top U.S. EPA Officials Tour Dow Wetlands Preserve
11/19/2002EPA recognizes Breckenridge for Smart Growth achievements
11/19/2002EPA and Syracuse University Sign Comprehensive Environmental Self-Audit Agreement; Syracuse First Private University in Nation to Sign On
11/19/2002EPA Seeks Comment on Pilot Online Tool to Access Facilities' Environmental Compliance
11/19/2002Report Highlights Continued Success of Acid Rain Emissions Trading Program, Basis of Proposed Clear Skies Act
11/18/2002EPA Funds Energy Efficiency Program in Philadelphia School District Through $80,000 Grant
11/18/2002EPA Announces Settlement with 415 Parties at Plaistow, N.H. Superfund Site
11/18/2002Administrator Whitman Presents EPA National Awards for Smart Growth
11/15/2002Galax, Va. sewage discharge settlement will reduce pollution in Chestnut Creek
11/15/2002EPA Grant to Spur Nevada, Arizona Use of Recycled Paper
11/15/2002EPA Gives Sacramento Organization $25,000 to Promote Recycling in Rural California
11/15/2002EPA Honors Recycling Efforts in Pacific Islands for 'America Recycles Day'
11/15/2002EPA PROPOSES WATER QUALITY STANDARDS FOR WATERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
11/15/2002Whitman to Announce National Awards for Smart Growth
11/15/2002Federal/DC Government and Host of Partners Team Up for America Recycles Day Encourage Employees and Residents to Recycle Electronics Presidential Proclamation Declares Friday America Recycles Day
11/14/2002$3 Million Enforcement Settlement Will Improve Air Quality and the Environment in Boston
11/14/2002EPA Accepting Proposals for Endocrine Disruptor Research
11/14/2002Seven New Brownfields Projects Announced
11/14/2002Georgia Man Convicted of Violating State Solid Waste Laws
11/14/2002Four Companies Fined $5 Million for Ocean Oil Dumping Conspiracy
11/14/2002Two New Brownfields Projects Announced in the Pacific Northwest
11/14/2002Four Companies Fined $5 Million for Pacific Ocean Oil Dumping Conspiracy
11/14/2002U.S. EPA Applauds Fresno Teachers and School District for Commitment to Indoor Air Quality in Schools
11/14/2002EPA Awards $489,000 To Massachusetts for Drinking Water Security; Includes $115,000 to City of Worcester
11/14/2002EPA Awards $489,000 To Massachusetts for Drinking Water Security; Includes $115,000 to City of Springfield
11/14/2002Federal and DC Government and Host of Private Partners Team Up for America Recycles Day
11/14/2002Whitman to Announce National Awards for Smart Growth
11/13/2002EPA to Reclassify Washington, D.C. Nonattainment for Ground Level Ozone from Serious to Severe
11/13/2002U.S. settles Clean Water Act violations at seven West Virginia sewage treatment plants
11/13/2002EPA Issues Another Enforcement Order Against Pflueger on Kaua'i
11/13/2002EPA TO HOLD PUBLIC AVAILABILITY SESSION REGARDING THE VC CHEMICAL SITE, AUGUSTA GEORGIA
11/13/2002EPA Administrator Whitman Announces EPA and 21 Other Federal Agencies and Departments to Partner in effort to Revitalize Brownfields throughout the Country
11/12/2002EPA, State Complete Emergency Cleanup of Sonoma Burn Dump
11/12/2002BUTTS COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY IN JACKSON, GEORGIA WINS 2002 CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT EXCELLENCE AWARD
11/12/2002EPA Administrator Whitman to Address Brownfields Conference Announce New Partnership Effort
11/08/2002EPA Receives Champion Award From National Nursing Centers Consortium
11/08/2002U.S. EPA Study on SCAQMD's RECLAIM Program Available on the Web
11/08/2002EPA Awards NYC Parks $80K for Outdoor Classroom Program Reaching 50,000 Kids; EPA Regional Administrator and Parks Commissioner Net Wildlife in Central Park Pond as Part of Student Ecology Class
11/08/2002Nine Massachusetts Groups Receive Environmental Education Grants
11/08/2002Two Maine Groups Receive Environmental Education Grants
11/08/2002Three New Hampshire Groups Receive Environmental Education Grants
11/08/2002Three Vermont Groups Receive Environmental Education Grants
11/08/2002Hartford and New Haven Groups Receive Environmental Education Grants
11/08/2002Two Rhode Island Groups Receive Environmental Education Grants
11/08/2002EPA Announces Environmental Justice Grants for New England Organizations;Two Grants for Maine Will Focus on Lead Poisoning and Penobscot River
11/08/2002EPA Requests Proposals for Brownfields Grant Awards Proposals Due December 16, 2002
11/07/2002Ship's Engineer Pleads Guilty in Oregon on Charges of Making False Statements Regarding Oil Discharge
11/07/2002EPA Accepting Proposals for Watershed Classification Systems
11/07/2002Vermont Man Arrested on Illegal Removal of Asbestos Charges
11/07/2002Sediment Sampling in Bayou Lafourche In Preparation for Diversion Project
11/07/2002EPA Grant Helps Livable Neighborhoods Thrive in Philadelphia
11/07/2002EPA To Host Open House About Price Battery Lead Contamination
11/07/2002EPA Files Complaints Against Three Universities for Hazardous Waste Violations: Columbia University, Long Island University, and New Jersey City University; Fines Total More than $1.1 Million
11/07/2002EPA Soliciting Environmental Justice Small Grant Applications; Deadline for $15,000 to $20,000 Grants is Dec. 18
11/07/2002U.S. EPA National Compliance Assistance Providers Forum 2002
11/06/2002U.S. EPA Approves Nevada Request for Air Planning Change
11/06/2002EPA Announces Additional $6.5 Million for New Bedford Harbor Cleanup
11/05/2002Silver Spring Exterminating Company Sentenced for Improper Pesticide Disposal - Discharge Caused Significant Fish Kill in Rock Creek
11/05/2002EPA announces grants to help communities clean up,
revitalize abandoned properties
11/05/2002EPA ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF THE REMOVAL ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD FOR THE HUFF BATTERY SALVAGE SITE, BOWMAN, SOUTH CAROLINA
11/05/2002EPA to Review Cleanup Progress at Keefe Environmental Services Superfund Site
11/04/2002Speed Limits in Houston/Galveston Area May Be Increased
11/04/2002News Advisory - EPA Grant to Help Livable Neighborhoods Thrive in Philadelphia
11/01/2002EPA Administrator Whitman, Senator Chafee Tour Providence School and Announce Children Health Grants
10/31/2002Border Enforcement Efforts Protect Public Health
10/31/2002EPA Issues Complaint and Compliance Order Against Virgin Petroleum of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands; $82,087 Penalty Assessed on Underground Storage Tank Violations
10/31/2002EPA and American Lung Association Announce Asthma Research Strategy
10/30/2002Maryland awarded $8.9 million EPA grant to support drinking water programs
10/30/2002Delaware awarded $7.8 million EPA grant to support drinking water programs
10/30/2002EPA Issues Enforcement Order Against Hawai'i Department of Transportation for Kaua'i Project
10/30/2002More than 100 Gather in Riverhead to Celebrate Plan to Preserve Long Island’s Peconic Bay
10/30/2002EPA ADMINISTRATOR CHRISTIE WHITMAN PARTICIPATES IN WATER MONITORING EVENT WITH STUDENTS AT CONN GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS MAGNET SCHOOL IN RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
10/30/2002EPA AND THE CITY OF CHARLOTTE SHOWCASE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFORTS IN THE CHARLOTTE AREA AND KICK-OFF INNOVATIVE AIR QUALITY PROJECT
10/30/2002EPA, Army Corps of Engineers and Massachusetts DEP to Hold Public Information Meeting on Shpack Landfill
10/30/2002EPA AND AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE
NEW ASTHMA RESEARCH STRATEGY
10/30/2002NATION’S LARGEST UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK TESTING FIRM SENTENCED TO PAY $2.29 MILLION
10/29/2002EPA ANNOUNCES NEW AGING INITIATIVE TO PROTECT
OLDER PERSONS FROM ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH THREATS
10/29/2002
Cleanup to Begin at Delatte Metals Superfund Site Near Hammond, La.
10/29/2002Western Butler County Authority Wastewater Treatment Plant Receives National Award for Environmental Performance
10/29/2002EPA Announces Spanish Language Campaign to Promote Testing of Kids at Risk for Lead Poisoning; NHCAC Calls for Broader Testing of Children’s Homes
10/29/2002EPA ADMINISTRATOR CHRISTIE WHITMAN TO VISIT LOCAL SCHOOL TO COMMEMORATE THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CLEAN WATER ACT
10/29/2002EPA AND THE CITY OF CHARLOTTE TO SHOWCASE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFORTS AND KICK-OFF INNOVATIVE AIR QUALITY PROJECT IN THE CHARLOTTE AREA
10/29/2002EPA Begins Archeological Survey at
New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site
10/29/2002EPA Determines Ashton Mill Property
Not Part of Superfund Site
10/29/2002EPA and U.S. Attorney Announce $3 Million Enforcement Settlement that will Improve Air Quality and the Environment in Boston
10/29/2002EPA ADMINISTRATOR WHITMAN, REPRESENTATIVE MORELLA APPLAUD MARYLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR EXCELLENCE IN IMPROVING INDOOR AIR QUALITY
10/29/2002EPA AND DOE ANNOUNCE FUEL ECONOMY LEADERS FOR 2003 MODEL YEAR CARS
10/28/2002Children’s Health Grant to Reduce Childhood Asthma in Baltimore
10/28/2002EPA Cleanup Decision For Wellington Oro Mine
10/25/2002First Federal Facility "Ready for Reuse" Certificate Announced
10/25/2002EPA Presents $30,000 Grant to City of Philadelphia to Help Spearhead a Voluntary Diesel Retrofit Program - Reducing Diesel Emissions Will Result in Significant Health Improvements
10/25/2002EPA Settles with Two Biotech Seed Production Companies
10/24/2002EPA ADMINISTRATOR AND ENERGY SECRETARY
TO ANNOUNCE FUEL ECONOMY LEADERS FOR MODEL YEAR 2003

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