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12/28/2012EPA Grants to Help Two Puerto Rico Communities Boost Recycling and Composting and Reduce Water Pollution; Grants Will Fund Education Initiatives in San Juan and Loiza
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant Will Help Train Syracuse Area Residents About How to Reduce Asthma Attacks and Protect Against Lead Poisoning
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant will Tackle Water Pollution in Peekskill, NY
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant Will Help Educate Buffalo Area Residents about Air Pollution
12/28/2012EPA Takes Action against Companies that Sell and Import Illegal Pesticides
12/27/2012EPA Proposes Plan for Cleaning Up Gowanus Canal; Multi-million Dollar Cleanup to Revitalize Polluted Brooklyn Waterway
12/27/2012STATEMENT BY EPA ADMINISTRATOR LISA P. JACKSON ANNOUNCING HER LEAVING CABINET AFTER STATE OF UNION
12/26/2012General Biodiesel settles with EPA for hazardous chemical and emergency planning violations
12/21/2012EPA Awards $65,000 to the Comanche Tribe of Oklahoma to Improve and Protect Its Water Quality
12/21/2012Preliminary results from investigation of injection wells at Lahaina wastewater facility
12/21/2012
EPA Releases Update on Ongoing Hydraulic Fracturing Study
12/21/2012EPA Finalizes Clean Air Standards for Industrial Boilers, Incinerators and Cement Kilns/Updated rules provide extensive public health protections, cut costs of compliance
12/20/2012EPA Approves Clean Water Program to Oklahoma Department of Agriculture
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/20/2012Two Companies to Pay $970,000 in Settlement for Clean Air Violations in Springfield, Mass.
12/20/2012EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Quality Awards
12/20/2012Holly Refining to pay $115K penalty and improve risk management at Woods Cross, Utah refinery
12/20/2012EPA and National Science Foundation Support Research for Safer Chemical Design
12/19/2012EBV Explosives Environmental Company to Pay $580,135 Penalty for Air, Hazardous Waste Violations at Carthage, Mo.
12/19/2012EPA to Remove Mercury from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
12/19/2012EPA Study Reveals Shift in Housing Developments Across the U.S. / More communities embrace redevelopment
12/19/2012EPA grant to Baltimore City Health Department supports education programs to reduce indoor air pollution
12/18/2012EPA Proposes Approval of Arkansas GHG Program
12/18/2012Warwick, Lititz Receive EPA Award for Protecting Waters
12/18/2012More than $1.8 Million in Grants to Restore Habitats, Improve Urban Environments in Lancaster Area
12/17/2012ConocoPhillips Kuparuk Unit facility settles with EPA for Oil Discharge to Tundra on Alaska’s North Slope
12/17/2012EPA Enforcement in 2012 Protects Communities From Harmful Pollution
12/17/2012EPA Proposes New Pollution Reduction Plans for Malibu Creek and the Ventura River
12/14/2012EPA Announces ‘Clean Rivers, Green District Partnership’ With District of Columbia and DC Water
12/14/2012EPA Announces Next Round of Clean Air Standards to Reduce Harmful Soot Pollution
12/14/2012TODAY: Press Conference Call to Discuss Clean Air Act Announcement
12/13/2012Merrimack N.H. Company Will Help Clean Wood Stoves in Southern N.H.; Total Penalty of $101K for Clean Air Violations
12/13/2012Columbia, N.H. Sand and Gravel Facility Pays Fine for Clean Water Act Violations
12/13/2012EPA Suggests Burning Smarter this Winter
12/12/2012EPA Awards Almost $45,000 to New England Student Teams for Sustainable Technology
12/12/2012Nantucket Company Faces Penalty for Violations of Oil Pollution Prevention Regulations
12/12/2012Jose Font Selected to Direct EPA’s Caribbean Environmental Protection Division
12/12/2012EPA to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Georgia Southern University
12/12/2012Work to Begin at Reef Environmental Site in Sylacauga, AL
12/11/2012Massachusetts Developers to Pay a Fine for Clean Water Act Violations in Uxbridge
12/11/2012EPA and Consumer Product Safety Commission Collaborate to Research Health Impacts of Nanomaterials
12/10/2012WEDNESDAY: EPA Will Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Final Results of Radiological Investigation at Santa Susana / Agency Officially Completes Work at Superfund Site
12/10/2012Company Self-Discloses Air Violations
12/07/2012EPA, State and City Launch Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in New York City
12/06/2012EPA Announces Recipients of 2012 Environmental Justice Small Grants
12/06/2012EPA Awards Six Environmental Justice Grants in the Southeast
12/06/2012EPA Region 7 to Provide Details about Green Infrastructure Assistance for City of Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday, Dec. 10
12/06/2012EPA Announces Recipients of 2012 Environmental Justice Small Grants
12/06/2012Glass Recycling Company Pays Fine for Clean Water Act Violations in Franklin, Mass.
12/06/2012EPA Provides Funding to the University of Turabo and the University of Puerto Rico to Prevent Pollution
12/06/2012EPA awards environmental justice grant to Utah Society for Environmental Education
12/06/2012EPA awards environmental justice grants to three Colorado groups
12/06/2012DOE and EPA Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2013 Models
12/06/2012EPA Announces Public Comment Period on Proposal to Ban Dumping Sewage from Boats into Lake Erie
12/06/2012EPA to Fund Pollution Prevention Projects in New Jersey and New York
12/06/2012EPA Provides Funding to the University of Turabo and the University of Puerto Rico to Prevent Pollution
12/06/2012Community-Based Nonprofits Receive EPA Grants to Help Reduce Environmental Risks in Manchester, N.H.; Lawrence, Springfield and Worcester, Mass.
12/06/2012U.S. EPA Awards Five Calif. Groups Nearly $125,000 in Environmental Justice Grants
12/06/2012Printing Company and EPA Reach Settlement for Alleged Clean Air Violations in Agawam, Mass.
12/06/2012EPA Recognizes Destination Portsmouth for Smart Growth Achievement
12/06/2012Attention: Health Care Professionals: EPA Sponsors Free, Online Training on Health Effects of Air Particles on Children
12/05/2012$60,000 in EPA Grants Awarded to Calif. University Groups
12/05/2012U.S. and Local Governments Achieve $50 Million Settlement to Address Contamination at Superfund Site in Rialto, Calif.
12/05/2012Work to Begin at Admiral Home Appliances Superfund Alternative Site in Williston, SC
12/05/2012S.F. Bay Area “Smart” Fund Receives Honorable Mention for EPA Award
12/05/2012EPA recognizes Denver’s Mariposa District for Smart Growth achievement
12/04/2012EPA Proposes New NPDES Permits for Agana and Northern District Sewage Treatment Plants
12/04/2012U.S. EPA, Navajo Nation Celebrate First Superfund Job Training Graduating Class
12/04/2012University of Utah teams receive $15K each for Sustainable Technology Competition
12/04/2012EPA, State and City Extend Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in New York City to December 9th
12/04/2012EPA Awards Almost $700,000 to Student Teams in Sustainable Technology Competition
12/03/2012Glass Container Manufacturer Agrees to Install Pollution Controls and Pay $1.45 Million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations / Settlement to reduce emissions at facilities in Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas
12/03/2012EPA Will Remove 1,100 Tons of Perchlorate-Contaminated Soil in Barstow, Calif.
12/03/2012EPA enforces clean air and water laws to protect communities and environment in the Pacific Northwest
12/03/2012Academic Institutions Establish Agreement To Implement Sustainable Practices On Campus And In Communities
12/03/2012EPA Awards Over $100,000 to Student Teams in Sustainable Technology Competition
12/03/2012EPA Appoints 11 New Members to the National Environmental Education Advisory Council
12/03/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Dedicate New Region 7 Office Headquarters in Lenexa, Kan.
11/30/2012EPA Approves Florida’s Rules to Protect Waterways from Nutrient Pollution
11/30/2012EPA Proposes Approval of Public Participation Rules in Texas’ Clean-Air Plan
11/30/2012Settlement Repays Cleanup Costs for Whitman Cistern Site in Whitman, Mass.
11/30/2012EPA Awards Research Fellowships to 18 New England Students 
11/29/2012EPA and Delaware State University embark on new partnership for fostering environmental leaders, stewardship
11/29/2012EPA Settles with Olympic Fruit Company for Federal Risk Management Violations
11/29/2012EPA Settles Clean Water Act Case for Wetlands Violations in West Virginia
11/28/2012BP Temporarily Suspended from New Contracts with the Federal Government
11/28/2012EPA Recognizes Seven Communities for Smart Growth Achievement
11/28/2012EPA offers tips on protecting your family from carbon monoxide poisoning
11/27/2012Cottonwood, Idaho paving and asphalt company violates federal clean air laws
11/26/2012Meriden Conn. Company Will Provide Emergency Response Equipment to settle Environmental Concerns
11/26/2012School Bus Company to Implement Anti-Idling Program, Pay Penalties for Idling Violations in Conn. and R.I.
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/26/2012New Haven Company Will Pay Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations
11/23/2012EPA, State and City Launch Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in New York City
11/21/2012EPA settles with four Alaska seafood processors for Clean Water Act violations
11/21/2012U.S. and Mississippi Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with The City Of Jackson
11/21/2012Louisiana Generating to Install Pollution Controls and Pay $14 Million In Penalties and Projects to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations / Marks 24th settlement under United States’ power plant enforcement initiative and largest clean air act settlement in Louisiana history
11/20/2012Green Infrastructure Porous Pavement Project Completed in Arlington, Mass.
11/20/2012EPA Fellowships Awarded to 25 Ariz., Calif., Nev. Students
11/20/2012U.S. EPA Reaches $2 Million Settlement with 290 Parties to Further Clean Santa Barbara County Toxic Dump Site

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