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11/17/2008Renewable Fuel Standard Increased for 2009
11/17/2008Stormwater Pollution Tackled to Improve Water Quality in Charles River
11/14/2008Call for speakers for Environmental Partnership Summit
11/14/2008Saturday is America Recycles Day; Recycle, reduce greenhouse gas emissions / U.S. EPA encourages public to do its part, find ways to increase recycling
11/14/2008Seven Universities in the Southeast Helping the Planet to Profit
11/14/2008Lights, Camera, Action: EPA Grant Supports the Arts and Environment in Camden
11/14/2008Warwick, R.I Mall Fined for PCB Violations in Elevator Shafts
11/14/2008Sussex County Receives Regional Award for Environmental Excellence
11/14/2008Conference Will Focus on Green Development Techniques
11/13/2008Rockwell Collins of Coralville, Iowa, Receives Top Honor at EPA Region 7's 2008 Performance Track Member Conference
11/13/2008West Virginia Company Settles Chemical Release Reporting Violations
11/13/2008November 15th - America Recycles Day You Do Make a Difference
11/13/2008Companies Settle Hazardous Waste Violations at Manassas, Va. Facility
11/13/2008U.S. EPA fines Chino computer recycler for illegally exporting electronic waste to Hong Kong/
Jet Ocean fined more than $10,000 for unauthorized hazardous waste export
11/13/2008El Paso becomes EPA's newest WaterSense partner
11/13/2008Texas student researchers receive EPA grants
11/13/2008University of Arkansas at Fayetteville teams receive EPA grants
11/13/2008Environmental Education Grants Available
11/13/2008Legal Settlement Reached with Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. for Selling Cans of Confetti String Containing Banned Propellant
11/13/2008Missouri University of Science and Technology Student Teams Receive $20,000 in Design Grants from P3 Awards Program
11/13/2008EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative Leadership Group presents awards for diesel emission reduction
11/13/2008Rollout of Environmental Manual for Biodiesel Facilities
11/13/2008San Benito wins Texas renewable energy project of the year honors
11/13/2008Gonzaga Students Win $10,000 to Bring Green Energy to Kitale, Kenya
11/13/2008Fort Lewis College brain power targets quality of life in Ecuador
11/13/2008University of Arizona Helps Pave the Way to Intriguing International Sustainability Solutions / EPA awards nearly $1M in grant funding
11/13/2008Weyerhaeuser Company to pay fine for not conducting air pollution test / Los Angeles packaging plant self-discloses and corrects violation
11/13/2008EPA news brief:  Nov. 18 open house and public hearing on proposed changes to Ohio water pollution program
11/13/2008EPA “CARES” About Trenton; Grant to Help the City Go Green
11/13/2008College Students Pave the Way to Intriguing International Sustainability Solutions/U.S. EPA awards nearly $1M in grant funding
11/13/2008Starting a New Day Around the Globe with Sustainable Energy Solutions
11/12/2008Owner and Rental Agent Settle Violations over Lead-based Paint Hazards at York, Pa. Properties
11/12/2008Environmental Justice Small Grants Workshop Scheduled
11/12/2008EPA Settles with Three Maryland Schools and One School District to Ensure Safe Management of Asbestos
11/12/2008ALLENTOWN BUSINESS OWNER SENTENCED IN HAZARDOUS WASTE CASE
11/12/2008Recyclers Wanted
11/10/2008Blog Question of the Week: What do you do to reduce or avoid "overpackaging" in products you buy?
11/10/2008EPA Orders Mining Companies to Continue Cleanup Work at Midnite Mine
11/10/2008U.S. EPA presents prestigious national water award to Bay Area Sanitary District / Union Sanitary District placed first in nation in large wastewater pretreatment category
11/10/2008EPA Education Grant Focuses on Puerto Rico's Shoreline
11/10/2008New Jersey Students and Teachers Wet Their Appetites for Knowledge Through EPA Education Grants Focused on Watersheds
11/10/2008More Time to Comment on Preliminary Regulatory Determination on Perchlorate
11/07/2008EPA and TCEQ to Set Up Household Waste Drop-off Centers For Jefferson and Orange County Residents
11/07/2008EPA Awards Over $2 Million to TCEQ for Leaking Underground Storage Tank Corrective Action
11/07/2008New Report Looks Under the Hood of Vehicle and Engine Compliance Program
11/07/2008EPA combats improper pesticide manufacturing, labeling and use in the Pacific Northwest (Facilities in Kent, WA; Yakima, WA; Olympia, WA; and Memphis, TN)
11/07/2008EPA SETTLES WITH MEMPHIS LIGHT, GAS and WATER DIVISION FOR ALLEGED PCB VIOLATIONS
11/07/2008EPA supplying bottled water to well water users in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pa.
11/06/2008StarTran Joins Blue Skyways Collaborative Seeking to Reduce Air Pollution in Lincoln Area
11/06/2008Emory Texas Man Sentenced for Environmental Crimes and Bribery
11/06/2008U.S. EPA takes action against plumbing manufacturer for not providing toxic chemical information needed by first responders, community/ Champion-Arrowhead fined $16,000
11/06/2008Two Phoenix companies ordered to develop risk management plan to protect first responders, public / Reddy Ice Corporation and Granite Capital, LLC fined $75,000 after chemical release
11/06/2008Damages to Rock Creek (Lafayette, Colo.) result in $35,000 penalty
11/06/2008U.S. EPA fines Los Angeles distributor, protects consumers from illegal pesticides/ Four Quarters Wholesale products were sold across the Southwest
11/06/2008Two Real Estate Corporations Charged With Failing to Warn Purchasers and Tenants about Lead Paint in New England
11/06/2008EPA Awards Over $400,000 to LDEQ for Brownfields
11/06/2008New Assessment Highlights Effective Mercury-Free Alternatives
11/06/2008Gary area citizens have opportunities to share opinions on proposed Ralston Street Lagoon cleanup plan
11/06/2008Ten California Water Systems Facing Fines For Failing To Monitor E. Coli In Drinking Water/ U.S. EPA could levy tens-of-thousands in fines daily for each violation
11/05/2008Public Television Stations to Air "Liquid Assets" Documentary on Challenges Facing Nation's Water Infrastructure Systems
11/05/2008Booth Planned for NAFB Trade Talk Event
11/05/2008PLANTATION PIPE LINE WILL PAY PENALTY FOR FUEL SPILLS IN VA., N.C., GA.
11/05/2008Plantation Pipe Line Will Pay Penalty for Fuel Spills in Va., N.C., GA.
11/05/2008Cleanup complete at Progressive Church in Marrero
11/04/2008On-line video underscores the importance of urban wetlands
11/04/2008EPA Grants to Help Prevent Pollution in New Jersey and New York
11/03/2008Bacardi Agrees to Purchase and Protect Sensitive Land and Pay Fine to Settle EPA Water Pollution Case
11/03/2008"Green Plus" a Green Minus for Coffers of Fuel Additive Company
11/03/2008HERSHEY CREAMERY COMPANY PLEADS GUILTY AND PAYS $100,000 FINE FOR CLEAN AIR ACT VIOLATION - FIRST PROSECUTION IN THE COUNTRY FOR FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT CAA RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
11/03/2008Efforts to protect water supplies from leaking underground tanks result in record year / Over 100 inspections educate tank operators, protect water supplies
11/03/2008Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association Selected for Waste Reduction Grants
11/03/2008Blog Question of the Week: If you could ask the public one question about the environment, what would it be?
11/03/2008Companies agree to develop cleanup plan for Cass Lake, Minn., Superfund Site; meeting Nov. 13
10/31/2008EPA Authorizes the State of Alaska to Assume Water Quality Permitting Authority
10/31/2008New Requirements for Controlling Manure, Wastewater from Large Animal Feeding Operations
10/31/2008EPA Proposes to Reduce Air Toxics from Petroleum Refineries by 2,250 tons per year
10/31/2008New Guidelines Encourage Responsible Recycling of Electronics
10/31/2008EPA and TCEQ to Set Up Household Waste Drop-off Center For Nassau Bay, Webster, Seabrook, El Lago and Taylor Lake
10/30/2008Blue Skyways bringing cleaner air to Alamo City and America’s heartland
10/30/2008EPA’s Trailblazer Awards Honor Four Philadelphia-area Hospitals
10/30/2008Local Groups Honored for Building Materials Reuse Efforts
10/30/2008San Francisco group recognized for Lifecycle Building innovation / U.S. EPA announces winners of the second annual Green Building Design Competition
10/30/2008Miami Set to Receive Smart Growth Assistance
10/30/2008Alaska Developer to Pay $15,000 for Alleged Violations of the Federal Clean Water Act
10/30/2008Innovation Pays: N.H. and R.I. Projects Net $275K Grants
10/30/2008Agreements Ensure Funding for Cleanup of Southington, Conn. Superfund Site
10/30/2008Missouri, New Hampshire and Rhode Island Receive Funding for Innovative Environmental Protection Strategies
10/30/2008Make a 2009 Green Chemistry Award Nomination
10/30/2008EPA’s Trailblazer Awards
Honor Four Philadelphia-area Hospitals
10/30/2008EPA conference will help vets and small business owners win grants and contracts
10/30/2008Rhode Island Printing Facility Faces Fine for Clean Air Violations
10/30/2008Coming to a Store Near You: More Energy Efficient Televisions
10/30/2008Real Estate Company and Individual Landlord Both Agree to Pay for Violating Federal Lead Rules
10/29/2008EPA Announces Winners of the Second Annual Lifecycle Building Challenge
10/29/2008EPA issues Record of Decision on South Dakota Superfund site
10/29/2008Professionals and Students Recognized for Lifecycle Building Innovation
10/29/2008Hartford-Area Planning Group Reaps Smart Growth Aid
10/29/2008Cash Up in Smoke: Another Bay State Waste Hauler Cited for Idling
10/29/2008Industry Steps Up Recycling and Reducing Waste
10/29/2008New York City, Miami, Connecticut Get Federal Assistance for Smart Growth

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