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12/29/2011EPA Reaches Settlement on Groundwater Cleanup at the Davis Liquid Waste Superfund Site in Smithfield R.I.
12/29/2011Essroc Cement Company to Pay $1.7 Million
Penalty to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations/$33 million investment in pollution controls to reduce smog and asthma causing emissions by more than 7,000 tons per year
12/29/2011City of South Bend agrees to improve sewer system to address Clean Water Act violations
12/27/2011EPA Finalizes 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards
12/22/2011They’re Still Talking About Historic Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
12/21/2011SUPERVALU food recovery efforts garner National Waste Wise Award
12/21/2011Here’s What They’re Saying About Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
12/21/2011$1,116,000 Grant to Omaha, Neb., for Sewer Improvements
12/21/2011EPA Issues First National Standards for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants/ Historic ‘mercury and air toxics standards’ meet 20-year old requirement to cut dangerous smokestack emissions
12/20/2011Delmar’s new state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility unveiled
12/20/2011WEDNESDAY: EPA Administrator Jackson to Make Significant Clean Air Act Announcement
12/20/2011Idaho, Oregon, and Washington manufacturers failed to notify authorities about chemical releases
12/20/2011R.I. Army National Guard Installs Corrosion Control System to Comply with EPA Order
12/19/2011Environmental Justice Grant Awarded to Howardville, Mo., Community Betterment Committee for West End Hermondale
12/19/2011Environmental Justice Grants of $25,000 Awarded to Migrant Farmworkers Project and El Centro, Inc., of Kansas City
12/16/2011Texas Oil Company Sentenced to Pay $12 Million for Clean Air Act Violations and Obstruction Crimes in Louisiana / Sentence is the largest ever criminal fine in Louisiana for air pollution
12/16/2011EPA Approves Ozone Plans for Areas in Extreme Nonattainment
12/16/2011DuPont Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Deepwater, N.J. Facility
12/16/2011EPA Issues Cooperative Agreement to Joplin, Mo.; $500,000 in Funding to Address Lead Exposures Caused by May 22 Tornado
12/16/2011$388,000 Grant to Russell, Kan., for Drinking Water Improvements
12/16/2011Oregon Environmental Justice Task Force recognized by EPA
12/16/2011EPA Reaches Agreement with Hotel Developers to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act; Developers of the Condado Duo Hotel Complex to Expand Artificial Reef in Condado Lagoon
12/15/2011EPA orders Douglas drinking water system to reduce arsenic
12/15/2011$214,000 Grant to Mason City, Iowa, for Drinking Water Improvements
12/15/2011$123,000 Grant to Wichita, Kan., for Storm Sewer Project
12/15/2011EPA Region 7 Completes 10,000th Residential Yard Cleanup of Lead-Contaminated Soils at Omaha Lead Site in Omaha, Neb.
12/15/2011Augusta County Twice Honored by EPA
For Protecting Waters
12/15/2011California Building Materials Manufacturer Agrees to Pay $1.4 million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations
12/15/2011California Building Materials Manufacturer Agrees to Pay $1.4 million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations
12/14/2011U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Chicago to Reduce Sewage Overflows
12/14/2011EPA Region 7 to Host News Conference Dec. 15 to Discuss Milestone in Cleanup of Residential Yards in Omaha, Neb.
12/14/2011U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Chicago to Reduce Sewage Overflows / Settlement with Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago to reduce pollution from stormwater runoff and protect public health
12/14/2011Three New England Organizations Recognized for Reducing Waste
12/14/2011EPA Approves Three Alternative Refrigerants to Replace Hydrofluorocarbons in Commercial and Household Freezers/First time that hydrocarbon substitutes will be widely used in the U.S.
12/12/2011Nisqually Estuary restoration receives national award for outstanding coastal protection
12/12/2011EPA awards $50,000 to two Utah organizations for environmental justice efforts
12/12/2011EPA awards $50,000 to two Colorado organizations for environmental justice efforts
12/12/2011EPA Proposes Plan for Next Phase of Cleanup at Crown Cleaners Superfund Site in Herrings, New York; Agency Encouraging Public Comment
12/12/2011Tennessee Construction Company and Georgia Department of Transportation Agree to Pay $1.5 Million Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations
12/09/2011Initial Chanute Environmental Screenings Complete; Air Monitors In Place
12/09/2011$1,455,000 Grant to Lee’s Summit, Mo., for Sewer Project
12/09/2011EPA Awards Six Environmental Justice Grants in the Southeast / Also announces solicitation for 2012 grants
12/09/2011EPA Recognizes Manchester High School West on Energy Reduction Efforts
12/09/2011U.S. EPA, Napa County Announce Millions for Water Quality, Flood Damage, Northern California Salmon
12/08/2011EPA Awards Nearly $100,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to California Projects / Organizations focus on environmental issues in Los Angeles, Central California
12/08/2011EPA Region 6 Enforcement and Compliance Results for 2011
12/08/2011SEPTA Receives $1.2 Million EPA Grant to Improve Air Quality
12/08/2011EPA Enforcement Cuts 300 Million Pounds of Pollution in Great Lakes Region
12/08/2011EPA Releases Draft Findings of Pavillion, Wyoming Ground Water Investigation for Public Comment and Independent Scientific Review
12/08/2011EPA Awards More Than $1 Million in Environmental Justice Grants to Protect People’s Health / Also announces solicitation for 2012 grants
12/08/2011EPA Annual Enforcement Results Highlights Commitment to Address Largest Pollution Problems with Greatest Community Impact / Focused effort on high-impact cases leads to increases in pollution reduced and investments in pollution controls
12/08/2011EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Lake Ontario
12/08/2011Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Costs of Restoration and Civil Penalties Total Nearly $1 Million
12/07/2011Fertilizer Company Agrees to Pay $1.8 Million Penalty
to Resolve Hazardous Waste Violations
12/07/2011EPA To Provide Nearly $2 Million to Revitalize U.S. Urban Waters
12/06/2011Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Penalties Total More Than $180,000
12/06/2011EPA Proposes to Remove State Marine of Port Arthur and Palmer Barge Line Superfund Sites from its Superfund List
12/05/2011Task Force Established by President Obama Releases Final Strategy for Reversing Deterioration of Gulf Ecosystem/USDA $50 million financial assistance for restoration projects announced as Task Force efforts shift from planning to action
12/05/2011EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution From Trucks Operating in Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico
12/05/2011U.S. EPA: City of East Palo Alto Cleans up Cooley Landing Toxic Dump to Create Bayfront Nature Park
12/05/2011EPA and JCDH to host a public meeting on North Birmingham, AL Air Quality
12/05/2011Task Force Established by President Obama Releases Final Strategy for Reversing Deterioration of Gulf Ecosystem -- USDA $50 million financial assistance for restoration projects announced as Task Force efforts shift from planning to action
12/05/2011Task Force Established by President Obama Releases Final Strategy for Reversing Deterioration of Gulf Ecosystem - USDA $50 million financial assistance for restoration projects announced as Task Force efforts shift from planning to action
12/05/2011TOMORROW: EPA EPA Chief to Discuss Environmental Protection, Jobs At Duke University
12/02/2011U.S. EPA orders City and County of Honolulu and Waste Management to address stormwater violations at Waimanalo Gulch Landfill
12/02/2011EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution from Locomotives and Buses Operating in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Nassau and Rockland Counties
12/02/2011EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution from Ferries Operating between New Jersey and New York
12/02/2011EPA Proposes Changes to Clean Air Act Standards for Boilers and Incinerators/Reconsidered standards would set emission limits for less than one percent of boilers, achieve public health benefits while increasing flexibility and responding to public input
12/02/2011TODAY: Press Conference Call to Discuss Proposed Changes to Boilers and Incinerators Rule
12/01/2011$485,000 Grant to St. Joseph, Mo., for Sewer Improvements
12/01/2011$243,000 Grant to Salina, Kan., for Drinking Water and Sewer Project
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Community of Old North St. Louis, Mo., with National Award for Smart Growth Achievement
12/01/2011Federal-State Partnership Helps Water Managers Plan for Climate Change
12/01/2011New Oregon Streamflow Assessment Tool Aids Clean Water Act Compliance
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Communities for Smart Growth Achievements / Smart growth policies protect health and the environment, strengthen local economies
11/30/2011EPA Proposes Updated Vessel General Permit and Permit for Small Vessels/Action would help protect U.S. water quality and lower invasive species risk
11/30/2011U.S. EPA Fines Reno Area Facility $79,500 for Hazardous Waste Violations
11/30/2011EPA Notifies Four West Virginia Growers to Obtain Discharge Permits
11/29/2011Oregon Construction Equipment Manufacturer Exceeds Federal Air Pollution Limits Pays Penalty
11/29/2011EPA Food Recovery How-to Workshop for
Grocery, Retail, Food Bank, Composting and Government Agencies Staff
11/29/2011Kent hazardous waste company sparks fires, pays EPA penalty
11/29/2011Lafarge North America Inc. Agrees to Pay $740,000 Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations in Five States / Ready-mix concrete producer agrees to invest an estimated $8 million to improve environmental compliance at 189 facilities in the U.S.
11/29/2011BP to Pay $426,500 Penalty and Secure Funds to Properly Close Facilities and Clean Up Contaminated Sites
11/29/2011Four Groups in EPA Region 6 Receive More than $3.1 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions
11/28/2011EPA Releases Formerly Confidential Chemical Information
11/23/2011Eldo W.R.M.S., Inc., to Pay $23,900 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations at Salvage Goods Facility in Grandview, Mo.
11/23/2011Tips for Environmentally Friendly Gifts this Holiday Season
11/22/2011U.S. Settles Clean Water Act Violations with Koehler-Bright Star Inc.
11/21/2011Douglas Products and Packaging of Liberty, Mo., to Pay $6,237 Civil Penalty for Failure to File Notice of Imported Pesticide
11/21/2011EPA and U.S. Department of Energy to Develop Renewable Energy on the Price's Pit Landfill
11/21/2011EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake; Public Hearing Slated for January 5
11/18/2011Danbury Conn. Reaches Settlement for Clean Water Violations
11/18/2011Columbus Steel Castings to Pay $825,000 and Install Monitoring Equipment as Sentence for Violating Clean Air Act
11/18/2011EPA Awards 45 Universities with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies - Gannon University
11/18/2011EPA Awards 45 Universities with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies - James Madison University
11/18/2011EPA and U.S. Department of Energy to Develop Renewable Energy on Previously Contaminated Sites; Two Sites in Buffalo Area Among Those to be Assessed for Renewable Energy Projects
11/18/2011EPA Awards 45 Universities with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies - University of Delaware
11/18/2011EPA Awards 45 Universities with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies - Drexel University
11/18/2011EPA Seeks Nominations for New Science Advisory Board Committee
11/17/2011November 2011 SPCC Compliance Deadline Extended to May 2013 for Agricultural Facilities; EPA Providing Compliance Assistance to Farms for SPCC Rule

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