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12/05/2006Pronatura Noreste, A.C. receives Gulf Guardian Award
12/05/2006Brays Bayou Freshwater Tidal Marsh Project receives Gulf Guardian Award
12/05/2006Parishes Against Coastal Erosion receives Gulf Guardian Award
12/05/2006Greater Lafourche Port Commission receives Gulf Guardian Award for Maritime Forest Ridge project
12/05/2006Harte Research Institute, Texas AandM University-Corpus Christi receive Gulf Guardian Award for Gulfbase project
12/05/2006Texas Parks and Wildlife Department receives Gulf Guardian Award for Coastal Expo
12/05/2006EPA Draft Staff Paper Outlines Lead Air Quality Standards Review
12/05/2006EPA Selects Portland Oregon School District for 2006 “Tools for Schools” Excellence Award
12/05/2006EPA and DOJ reach agreement with Von Roll on clean-air and hazardous-waste violations
12/04/2006Full cleanup is in action at Indian Bend Wash Superfund Site
12/04/2006Colorado home builders, home performance companies commit to Indoor Air Quality
12/04/2006Note to correspondents: media availability to precede Fox River cleanup meeting, Dec. 5, 5:30 p.m.
12/04/2006EPA reaches agreement with Tween Brands on clean-air violations
12/04/2006EPA Challenges Top Corporations to Double Use of Green Power
12/01/2006EPA approves restoration work of filled wetland area along the Hanalei River on Kauai
11/30/2006United States and New Jersey Announce Clean Air Act Settlement with PSEG Fossil LLC for Violations of 2002 Consent Decree; Utility Required to Pay Significantly Increased Penalties and Reduce Emissions
11/30/2006Poland Looks to Join Methane Partnership
11/29/2006U.S. EPA-hosted conference on beneficial use of industrial byproducts begins; National awards presented Nov. 29
11/29/2006EPA Begins Removal of Hazardous Chemicals at Custom Plating Site
11/29/2006Hannaford Brothers Company in Vermont Achieves ENERGY STAR Designation
11/29/2006EPA Completes Five Year Review of Pine Street Barge Canal Cleanup
11/29/2006New EPA Assistance Center Helps Importers/Exporters Comply with Environmental Laws
11/29/2006EPA awards $300K to Montana Indian Country Environmental Protection Project
11/29/2006EPA awards more than $90K to Pueblo Environmental Protection Project
11/29/2006Hannaford Brothers Company in Vermont Achieves ENERGY STAR Designation
11/28/2006U.S. EPA presents prestigious national water award to the city of Fresno; The city placed first in the nation in large wastewater pretreatment category
11/28/2006Marathon Oil Company settles PCB Violations for $38,000
11/28/2006W. Va. Environmental Agency’s Legal Chief to
Join EPA Region 3 as Criminal Enforcement Attorney
11/28/2006EPA kicks off Children's Environmental Health Initiative in West Michigan; honors three community groups for outstanding service
11/28/2006EPA Awards $2.9 Million to Support State Regulatory Innovation Efforts
11/28/2006EPA Gives Awards for Reducing Emissions
11/28/2006EPA, Hawai’i DOH seek additional $135,000 from Pflueger for failing to meet restoration work deadlines under settlement order
Landowner failed to start required restoration work at Pila’a property
11/28/2006EPA Funds Project to Reduce Environmental Risks in Camden
11/28/2006Icicle Seafoods issued complaint for violations of the Clean Water Act
11/27/2006U.S. EPA settles for $2.1 million over cleanup costs at San Gabriel Valley Superfund site
11/27/2006Clean-up Study to Begin at DelCo Superfund Site
11/27/2006EPA Recognizes Companies, Individual for Saving Water
11/27/2006Early Smog Reductions in 14 U.S. Communities
11/27/2006EPA: 11 Michigan counties meet ozone standard
11/22/2006Xanterra at Crater Lake National Park Accepted to EPA Performance Track Program
11/22/2006Seattle Bulk Mail Center at Federal Way Accepted to EPA Performance Track Program
11/22/2006EPA fines Emerald Services, Inc. over $38,000 for Hazardous Chemical Release
11/22/2006EPA Seeks Public Comment on Draft Grant Guidelines for Underground Storage Tank Inspections
11/21/2006New Albany Links developers to restore wetlands destroyed while building golf course
11/21/2006EPA seeks $23,500 in penalties from Pflueger for failing to comply with settlement order
Landowner also paying additional fine instead of doing SEP work
11/21/2006Archdiocese of D.C. to Improve Asbestos Management in Schools
11/21/2006Norfolk and Chesterfield Districts to Improve Asbestos Management in Schools
11/21/2006EPA Settles with Three Pa. School Districts and a Charter School to Ensure Safe Management of Asbestos
11/21/2006Baltimore City and Baltimore County School Districts Commit to Safely Manage Asbestos
11/21/2006EPA update meeting on South Minneapolis arsenic site Nov. 28, Community Advisory Group organizational meeting Dec. 12
11/21/2006EPA Reaches Agreement with DuPont to Protect Drinking Water Near W.Va. Plant
11/21/2006EPA Issues Final Rule on Aquatic Pesticide Applications
11/21/2006EPA presents Success Story Award to Muskegon
community organizations for Ruddiman Creek project
11/20/2006Kenyon Zero Storage, Inc. fined nearly $23,000 for failure to properly report hazardous chemicals in Washington State
11/20/2006Xerox Facility in Wilsonville Joins EPA’s Partnership, Pledges to reduce Hazardous Waste
11/20/2006Nation’s Second Largest Port Becomes First
11/20/2006EPA presents Success Story Award to Earth Keepers
11/20/2006Milestone Reached Moving Hazardous Waste Sites to Productive Use
11/17/2006Mellon Financial is First New England Building to Get Energy Star Label Five Years in a Row
11/17/2006Five Cambridge Savings Bank Buildings Once Again Get Energy Star Label
11/17/2006Two Mass. Communities Share in National EPA Grant that Helps Protect Local Health and Environment
11/17/2006EPA Region 7 to Recognize its Newest Performance Track Program Member
11/16/2006NW Natural agrees to pay $32,750 EPA penalty to settle GASCO cleanup violations
11/16/2006EPA 2006 enforcement highlights for Wisconsin
11/16/2006EPA 2006 enforcement highlights for Ohio
11/16/2006EPA 2006 enforcement highlights for Michigan
11/16/2006EPA's Clean Water Act Enforcement in High Gear
11/16/2006U.S., India to Form Coal Methane Information Center
11/16/2006EPA Issues Secondary Containment Guidelines To Help Reduce Underground Storage Tank Releases
11/16/2006EPA Continues to Make Progress In Meeting Annual Performance Goals
11/16/2006EPA Removes Drums of Hazardous Materials from Landfill in Jersey City
11/16/2006EPA fines Euclid of Virginia an unprecedented $3.1 million for underground storage tank violations in Va., Md. and D.C.
11/16/2006EPA Phases Out Pesticide AZM
11/16/2006EPA Enforcement Cuts Total Pollution by 2.6 Million Pounds in New England
11/15/2006EPA and American Institute of Architects Collaborate on Sustainable Buildings and Communities in New England
11/15/2006EPA transfers household hazardous waste collection to Corps of Engineers
11/15/2006Federal environmental enforcement highlights in Illinois
11/15/2006Federal environmental enforcement highlights in Indiana
11/15/2006EPA environmental enforcement highlights for Minnesota
11/15/2006$2.7 Million for Local Health and Environmental Protection
11/15/2006EPA and Chicago Wilderness honor top native landscaping efforts
11/15/2006EPA announces Pacific environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2006, Closure of CNMI’s Puerto Rico Dump, hazardous waste related cases highlight year
11/15/2006EPA announces Hawai’i environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2006; Water pollution related cases highlight year
11/15/2006EPA announces Pacific environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2006; Closure of CNMI’s Puerto Rico Dump, hazardous waste related cases highlight year
11/15/2006SWEETBAY SUPERMARKETS IN TAMPA, FLORIDA MEET EPA’S BUILDING CHALLENGE
11/15/2006EPA enforcement program nets major Arizona cleanups, pollution reductions in 2006
11/15/2006Massachusetts and Vermont Communities Praised for Environmentally-Sensitive Development
11/15/2006U.S. EPA’s enforcement efforts yield nearly $300 million in environmental improvements in California in 2006
11/15/2006EPA announces Nevada environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2006
11/15/2006Falcon (Colo.) School District earns designation as EPA Energy Star Leader
11/15/2006EPA ENFORCEMENT RESULTS SHOW SIGNIFICANT POLLUTANT REDUCTIONS AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS IN THE SOUTHEAST

Pollutants reduced, treated or properly managed totaled more than 209 million pounds
11/15/2006EPA Protects Source of Drinking Water for Tug Hill
11/15/2006EPA Releases Additional Soil and Sediment Sampling in Louisiana
11/15/2006EPA enforcement actions in Texas cut pollution, restore environment
11/15/2006EPA enforcement actions in Oklahoma cut pollution, restore environment
11/15/2006EPA enforcement actions in New Mexico cut pollution, restore environment
11/15/2006EPA's "Greening" of National Brownfields Conference in Boston Yields Major Recycling, Waste Reduction Effort
11/15/2006EPA enforcement actions in Louisiana cut pollution, restore environment
11/15/2006Enforcement in Pacific Northwest drives major cleanups, pollution reductions in 2006
11/15/2006EPA enforcement actions in Arkansas cut pollution, restore environment

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