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10/24/2002EPA ADMINISTRATOR AND ENERGY SECRETARY
TO ANNOUNCE FUEL ECONOMY LEADERS FOR MODEL YEAR 2003
10/24/20021. EPA REQUESTS PROPOSALS FOR BROWNFIELDS GRANT AWARDS IN FY 2003, 2. EPA ADDS HAZARDOUS WASTE SITE IN LIBBY, MONTANA, TO SUPERFUND NATIONAL PRIORITIES LIST, 3. NEW PROJECT LAUNCHED TO ASSESS ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ISSUES OF AMERICAN INDIANS, ALASKAN NATIVES, 4. FORMER LAB OWNER SENTENCED FOR FRAUD, FALSE STATEMENTS
UNDER THE CLEAN WATER ACT
10/24/2002Smelter Stack at Tex Tin Site Demolished
10/24/2002Whitman Visits Honolulu School to Celebrate Children's Health Month
10/24/2002U.S. EPA Announces Environmental Justice Small Grant Application Opportunities for 2003
10/24/2002EPA Funds Connecticut Program to Control Pesticide Risks in Growing Pumpkins
10/24/2002EPA Funds Program in Maine to Control Pesticide Risks in NH, VT and ME Schools
10/23/2002UNITED STATES ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT FOR COMPREHENSIVE STUDY
OF PCB CONTAMINATION IN ANNISTON, ALABAMA
10/23/2002EPA Awards $242,000 Sewer Project Grant to Ventura County
10/22/2002NATIONAL LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEK
STRESSES LEAD-SAFE LIVING
10/22/2002EPA Celebrates Ten Years of Lead Poisoning Prevention Efforts
10/22/2002First Data from EPA's WTC Cleaning and Testing Program Available on Web
10/22/2002EPA REGION 4 ANNOUNCES 2002 CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT AWARDS
10/22/2002EPA Gives Attleboro $10,000 for Secondhand Smoke Education
10/22/2002EPA Seeks Comment on Fletcher's Paint Superfund Site Settlement
10/21/2002EPA Wants Public Input on Point Thomson Gas Project
10/21/2002New Website Launched for Schools and Daycare Centers to Encourage Testing for Lead in Drinking Water
10/21/2002EPA TO PARTICIPATE IN A SAFE WATER SEMINAR ON THE CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER
10/18/2002Water Monitoring Demonstration in Denton Part of Nation-wide Events
10/18/2002Students, senior citizens join EPA in water monitoring to commemorate 30th Clean Water Act anniversary
10/18/2002EPA Joins State Officials to Celebrate Clean Water Act Anniversary
10/18/2002U.S. EPA and North American Development Bank Provide $18 Million to Tijuana Municipality
10/18/2002EPA Honors Watershed Group, Students and Citizen Activist for Charles River Work
10/18/2002LOCAL ACTIVITIES TO COMMEMORATE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF CLEAN WATER ACT
10/18/2002EPA CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF CLEAN WATER ACT
10/17/2002Malvern TCE Superfund Site Public Meeting
10/17/2002U.S. EPA and Valley County Water District Break Ground on Public Water Supply Treatment Plant
10/17/2002U.S. Settles Cases Against Los Angeles Landlords, More Than 4,500 Apartments to Become Lead Safe
10/17/2002EPA Seeks $324K from New York Presbyterian Hospital for Violations of Lead Paint Requirements
10/17/2002EPA Honors Merrimack River Watershed Council on National Water Monitoring Day
10/17/20021. EPA INITIATES PUBLIC DIALOGUE ON TOXICS RELEASE INVENTORY, 2. RESEARCH STRATEGY COMPLETED TO MONITOR AND ASSESS WATERS, 3. NEW FOCUS ON GREENHOUSE GASES, ELECTRONICS BY EPA MUNICIPAL WASTE REDUCTION PROGRAM, 4. WHITMAN, ITALIAN MINISTER PLAN COOPERATIVE EFFORTS, 5. THREE CALIFORNIA MEN INDICTED FOR ILLEGAL HANDLING OF DRY CLEANING WASTES
10/17/2002EPA ADMINISTRATOR, OFFICIALS AND LOCAL PARTNERS TO COMMEMORATE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CLEAN WATER ACT
10/16/2002Hylebos Dredging Begins
10/16/2002Discover the Rewards of Lead-Safe Living
10/16/2002City of Philadelphia is Smart About Growth - City Joins Federal Agencies in Partnership Pledging Smart Urban Growth
10/16/2002National Radon Week: October 20 - 26, 2002
10/16/2002FEDERAL AND STATE AGENCIES PARTICIPATE IN WATER MONITORING TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL MONITORING DAY AND THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CLEAN WATER ACT
10/15/2002WHITMAN VISITS PHOENIX-AREA SCHOOL TO CELEBRATE CHILDREN’S HEALTH MONTH, TEACHES SUN SAFETY TO STUDENTS
10/14/2002EPA Joins Citizens in Preparing for National Water Monitoring Day
10/11/2002EPA AND ENVIRONMENTAL ALLIANCE FOR SENIOR INVOLVEMENT RENEW COMMITMENT TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT
10/11/2002EPA and Environmental Alliance for Senior Involvement Renew Commitment to Protect the Environment
10/11/2002Seeking Response to Soil Sampling Access Requests by Oct.15
10/11/2002Montgomery County, Pa. Gets $110,000 for Brownfields Redevelopment
10/11/2002EPA Funds White Mountain Apache Projects
10/11/2002EPA Cites Six Municipal Facilities in New England for Oil Spill Prevention Deficiencies
10/10/2002EPA to Recognizes metro area companies for efforts to cut air pollution and relieve traffic jams
10/10/2002RIPTA Agrees to Reduce Bus Pollution by 90 Percent in Enforcement Case Settlement
10/10/2002National Monitoring Project in Waterford, CT Hits Major Milestone
10/10/2002EPA and NH DES Begin Joint Effort to Contain the Migration of Contaminants from the Troy Mills Landfill in Troy, NH
10/10/2002EPA AND SEAWORLD PARTNER TO CELEBRATE CHILDREN’S HEALTH MONTH, EDUCATE ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS
10/10/2002EPA AND ENVIRONMENTAL ALLIANCE FOR SENIOR INVOLVEMENT RENEW COMMITMENT TO SENIOR INVOLVEMENT IN PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT
10/10/20021. NEW YORK STATE CLEANS UP DIESEL ENGINES IN LOWER MANHATTAN , 2. $3.5 MILLION AWARDED FOR RESEARCH ON GLOBAL CHANGE, 3. EPA ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF FIRST REGIONAL COLLABORATION BETWEEN GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND ELECTRONIC INDUSTRY TO
ENCOURAGE TV, COMPUTER RECYCLING, 4. WHITMAN COMMEMORATES CLEAN WATER ACT ANNIVERSARY
AT YOUTH WATERSHED SUMMIT, 5. EPA RELEASES GUIDE TO CLEAN UP MOLD IN HOMES, 6. FOUR MINNESOTA RESIDENTS CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL DRUG MANUFACTURING AND ILLEGAL HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL, 7. VIRGINIA ASBESTOS ABATEMENT COMPANY AND OPERATIONS MANAGER PLEAD GUILTY IN ASBESTOS CERTIFICATE SCHEME, 8. MAN FROM SAIPAN INDICTED FOR CONSPIRACY AND FALSE STATEMENTS, 9. NEW HAMPSHIRE MAN SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL SEWAGE DISCHARGE, 10. FLORIDA WOMAN CONVICTED IN MICHIGAN ON HAZARDOUS WASTE CHARGES
10/09/2002Hooker Furniture Corp. Settles Alleged Clean Air Act Violations at Martinsville, Va. Plant
10/09/2002Electronics Recycling Expands in the Mid-Atlantic States
10/09/2002Radio Messages for Children’s Health Month
10/09/2002Phoenix Recycling Company to Pay ADEQ and EPA $268,000 for Hazardous Waste Violations
10/09/2002Sandblasting Company Agrees to $5,000 Fine Over Lead Contamination at Fall River Dance Studio
10/09/2002EPA Proposes Change in Cleanup Goals for Gilson Road Superfund Site in Nashua
10/09/2002ADMINISTRATOR WHITMAN ACCEPTS CHARLES H. PERCY AWARD FOR THE ENERGY STAR PROGRAM
10/09/2002EPA AND SEAWORLD PARTNER TO CELEBRATE CHILDREN’S HEALTH MONTH, EDUCATE ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS
10/08/2002WHITMAN COMMEMORATES 30th ANNIVERSARY OF CLEAN WATER ACT AT NATIONAL YOUTH WATERSHED SUMMIT
10/08/2002ADMINISTRATOR WHITMAN ACCEPTS PRESTIGIOUS
CHARLES H. PERCY AWARD FOR THE ENERGY STAR PROGRAM
10/08/2002ADMINISTRADORA DE LA EPA PRESENTA VIDEO EN ESPAŅOL SOBRE LA SALUD INFANTIL
10/08/2002EPA Administrator Unveils Spanish Language Children's Health Video
10/08/2002EPA to honor Front Range companies for commitment to reduce traffic and air pollution
10/08/2002Public Comment Period on Proposed Rule for PCBs in Dredged Material Begins
10/08/2002EPA Grants Waiver to Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Wastewater Treatment Plant
10/08/2002EPA Cites Central Connecticut State University for Water and Waste Violations
10/08/2002NH Business Recognized for Conserving and Protecting Local Drinking Water Supplies
10/08/2002EPA Honors Four Municipal Sewer Systems Three in Maine, One in New Hampshire
10/07/2002Adopt-A-School Bus Program Brings Cleaner Air to Dallas/Fort Worth Children
10/07/2002EPA Fines Former Petaluma Company $35,000 for Waste Violations
10/04/2002New Martinsville receives EPA grant for sewer separation
10/04/2002Whitman and Capito visit local brownfields site
10/04/2002Whitman participates in water monitoring activities during visit to West Virginia in celebration of Clean Water Act 30th anniversary
10/04/2002U.S. EPA Announces Green Building Project on Kauai Brownfields Site
10/04/2002Staybridge Hotel Suites owners ordered to restore damaged creek and wetlands
10/04/2002EPA EXTENDS THE DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS ON ITS DRAFT REPORT ON ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLING IN SCARBORO, TENNESSEE
10/04/2002EPA ANNOUNCES 7TH ANNUAL BROWNFIELDS CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - NOVEMBER 13-15, 2002
10/03/2002Washington State Awarded Grant to Study Drinking Water Safety
10/03/2002EPA Cites Cabot Corp. for Chemical Notification and Storage Violations
10/03/2002EPA cites builders for Clean Water Act violations at Fairfax County residential developments
10/03/2002EPA awards $1.9 million grant for Lincoln Township sewage treatment project
10/03/2002EPA awards $435,500 grant for Sandy Township sewage treatment project
10/03/2002EPA awards $873,000 grant to upgrade Alexandria sewers
10/03/2002U.S. EPA Issues Sewer Order to Carpinteria
10/03/2002U.S. EPA Finalizes Rule Requiring Air Permits
10/03/2002U.S. EPA Fines Irvine Aerospace Company $29,324
10/03/2002U.S. EPA Reduces Fine For Gallo Farms Self Reporting of Violations
10/03/2002EPA Fines Insecticide Manufacturer $26,400 for Faulty Packaging
10/03/2002Springfield Wins Green Building Grant
10/03/2002EPA Selects a Cleanup Plan for The Pownal Tannery Superfund Site Lagoon Area
10/03/2002EPA Announces Brownfields Grants for Communities: Hosts Information Sessions
10/03/2002EPA Settles Lead Enforcement Case With Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord, NH; Agreement Includes $22,000 Penalty and $103,000 of Lead Abatement Work
10/03/20021. EPA ISSUES INFORMATION QUALITY GUIDELINES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DATA, 2. CHILDREN’S HEALTH MONTH,
3. $4.8 MILLION AWARDED FOR RESEARCH ON DRINKING WATER SAFETY, 4. $1.5 MILLION IN ASSETS FORFEITED BY INDIANA AUTO PARTS MANUFACTURER GIVEN TO INDIANA DNR FOR ENFORCEMENT, 5. CAPE COD MAN PLEADS TO ILLEGAL DISPOSAL OF MERCURY-CONTAINING WASTE
10/02/2002EPA Cites Grand Hotel and 20th Filling Station For Underground Fuel Tank Violations in Saipan
10/02/2002EPA Issues Order Against Sand Island Wastewater Treatment Plant
10/02/2002U.S. EPA Issues Sewer Order to Laguna Beach
10/02/2002EPA Acknowledges Orvis Shooting Preserve as a Model of Environmental Stewardship; Historic Millbrook Facility First in Nation to Submit Lead Management Plan
10/02/2002EPA, FEMA and City Extend Deadline to Register for Downtown Cleanup and Testing Program

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