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09/24/2012More Than $1.6 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound; More than $900,000 granted to Support Projects in New York
09/24/2012EPA Region 7 Seeks Public Comment on River des Peres Proposal
09/24/2012EPA Grant to University of Maryland Will Help Communities Tackle Stormwater, Reduce Pollution to the Chesapeake Bay
09/24/2012EPA Honors Organizations for Supporting Green Power
09/20/2012EPA Celebrated Pollution Prevention Week by Touring
Newly Renovated Rachel Carson Homestead in Springdale, Pa.
09/20/2012Rhode Island Transit Authority wins EPA Clean Air Excellence Award
09/20/2012Kinder Morgan to pay penalty and improve accident prevention and preparedness at natural gas plants in Casper and Douglas, Wyoming
09/20/2012Denbury Onshore, LLC, Fined a Third Time for Violating the Clean Water Act
09/20/2012EPA Announces $1.3 Million for Brownfield Cleanups and Job Training in Milwaukee
09/20/2012Electronics Manufacturers and Retailers Join EPA Challenge for Safe Management of Used Electronics
09/19/2012Alaska Gold settles with EPA for Clean Water Act violations at Nome Mine Site
09/19/2012EPA Offering Sustainable Growth Assistance to Communities
09/19/2012EPA Awards Grant to Product Stewardship Institute to Reduce Releases of Mercury in Great Lakes Basin
09/19/2012EPA Awards Grant to Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy to Reduce Releases of Toxic Chemicals in Great Lakes Basin
09/19/2012EPA Awards Grant to Hope College to Reduce Releases of Toxic Flame-Retardant Chemicals in Great Lakes Basin
09/19/2012TOMORROW: EPA to Kick Off Challenge on Safe Management of Used Electronics
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards
09/19/2012EPA Offering Sustainable Growth Assistance to Communities
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards /Communities, public health and U.S. economy benefit from winners’ work on clean air initiatives
09/19/2012EPA and General Electric Company Sign Agreement to Protect Drinking Water at Cayuga County, New York Superfund Site; Drinking Water Impacted by Volatile Organic Compounds
09/19/2012U.S. EPA Fines Biosearch Technologies of Novato, Calif. for Hazardous Waste Violations
09/19/2012Maricopa County Air Quality Department Recipient of U.S. EPA Air Award
09/19/2012Bay Area Agency Recipient of U.S. EPA Clean Air Excellence Award
09/19/2012Soil Cleanup to Start at Solvent Savers Superfund Site in Lincklaen, NY
09/19/2012Georgia Tech, Mississippi State and the University of South Florida Among Recipients of
$9 Million to Examine Extreme Weather
09/18/2012Public Comment Sought on Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Response to Report on CAFO Permitting and Compliance Program
09/18/2012EPA begins three Navajo uranium mine cleanups in September
09/18/2012Leeds Metal Site in Maine Added to National Superfund List
09/18/2012EPA Proposes Two Massachusetts Sites to be Added to National Superfund List
09/18/2012EPA Awards Over $57 Million to the Texas Water Development Board to Support the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program
09/18/2012New Jersey and New York Supermarkets Recognized for Environmental Achievement by EPA GreenChill Program; Weis Markets, ACM, and Whole Foods Take Action to Reduce Harmful Emissions from Chemicals Used for Refrigeration
09/18/2012EPA Awards Columbia University and Cornell University Climate Change Grants; Columbia and Cornell Universities to Receive a Combined $1.5 Million
09/17/2012Statement by EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson on Passing of Former EPA Administrator
Russell E. Train
09/17/2012Utah Division of Wildlife Resources generates first biodiversity data using EPA Exchange Network
09/17/2012U.S. EPA awards Hawaii over $20 million to improve water quality, protect public health
09/17/2012EPA Awards $110,000 to the Mescalero Apache Tribe to Support Its Water Quality Program
09/14/2012EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Two sites added in Texas
09/14/2012Kenai Peninsula Borough maintenance shop to construct new building for hazardous waste storage following series of violations
09/14/2012Nov. 19 is Deadline to Apply for 2013 EPA Brownfields Funding
09/14/2012Motorcycle Importer Pays Penalty to Resolve Clean Air Violations
09/14/2012EPA Adds Areas of Orange and West Orange, N.J. to the Superfund List
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Matlack, Inc. Site in Woolwich Township, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
09/14/2012EPA Sets Bio-based Diesel Volumes for 2013
09/14/2012EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Two sites added in Texas
09/14/2012EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - One Site Added in Louisiana
09/14/2012Picerne Military Management to Pay $24,900 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Fort Riley, Kan.
09/14/2012EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - One Site Added in Arkansas
09/14/2012Former United Zinc and Associated Smelters Superfund Site Proposed for National Priorities List
09/14/2012EPA Grant Will Help Northampton Redevelop More Properties
09/14/2012EPA proposes adding groundwater plume in Salt Lake City to Superfund site list
09/13/2012EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added
09/13/2012EPA Awards UT-Austin over $1 Million for Chemical Safety Research
09/13/2012Two Puget Sound-area metalworking facilities fail to disclose use of chemicals
09/13/2012U.S. EPA Awards Grant of Nearly $650,000 to University of Calif. Davis
09/13/2012EPA Announces Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants of $1.7 Million to Cleveland Area
09/13/2012Vermont to Receive Nearly $1.5 Million in EPA Brownfields Grants
09/13/2012Final Record of Decision for Cleanup at Naval Submarine Base in New London, Conn. Superfund Site
09/13/2012Registration Open for Annual Cornell Pond Fishing Derby in North Dartmouth, Mass.
09/13/2012Rainbow Production Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
09/13/2012EPA Announces Settlement of Three Pesticides Enforcement Actions
09/13/2012EPA Awards Over $2 Million to the State of Oklahoma
to Fund Nonpoint Source Pollution Projects
09/13/2012EPA Provides Syracuse University Funding to Support Environmental Education; $131,050 Environmental Education Grant To Support At Least 30 Projects
09/13/2012EPA Awards Almost $11 Million to Advance Chemical Safety Research
09/13/2012EPA Takes Action to Stop Spread of Asbestos at Liberty Plant Maintenance Site in Lockport, N.Y.
09/12/2012U.S. EPA recognizes the Guam Environmental Education Committee
09/12/2012Des Moines, Iowa, Selected for Green Design Assistance
09/12/2012EPA Issues Records of Decision for Operable Units 1, 2, and 3 of the Southwest Jefferson County Superfund Site in Jefferson County, Mo.
09/12/2012EPA Issues Amendment to Record of Decision for the Cleburn Street Well Superfund Site in Grand Island, Neb.
09/12/2012EPA Settlement with UMASS Amherst Resolves PCB Violations and Requires Cleanup of PCB Contamination at a Building on Campus
09/12/2012Glass Recycler Faces Fine for Clean Water Violations at Franklin, Mass. Facility
09/12/2012Superfund Job Training Program Provides Opportunities for Syracuse Residents at Hazardous Waste Cleanups; Many Graduates to Work on Cleanup of Onondaga Lake
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
Task force includes Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee and other states
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
09/12/2012EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design /
Program will strengthen local economies, protect health
09/12/2012EPA Partnering with Frankfort, Ky., Other Capitals on Green Design
09/12/2012EPA Proposes to Delete Hooker-Hyde Park Landfill in Niagara Falls, N.Y. from Superfund List After Cleanup
09/12/2012EPA Awards Over $600,000 to the State of New Mexico to Ensure Safe Drinking Water Supply
09/11/2012EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Reducing Emissions under GreenChill Partnership
09/11/2012Waste Reduction Technology Demonstration at EPA Regional Office in Atlanta
09/11/2012Astoria Marine cleanup plans move forward under state leadership as EPA hands site management to Oregon DEQ
09/11/2012Albertsons and Whole Foods reduce harmful refrigerant emissions and garner national awards
09/10/2012EPA, North Carolina AandT State University, Bennett College, and the United Negro College Fund Host Third Symposium on Sustainable Environmental Practices at Colleges and Universities
09/10/2012Three Southern California Metal Companies to Spend more than $196,000 for Federal Violations
09/10/2012EPA Unveils Calif. Mapping Tool for Developing Renewable Energy Sources
09/10/2012Follow EPA on Facebook and Twitter during Great Lakes Week in Cleveland, Sept. 10-13
09/07/2012U.S. EPA Fines Kettleman City Landfill for Improper Analysis of PCBs Waste
09/07/2012Scotts Miracle-Gro Will Pay $12.5 Million in Criminal Fines and Civil Penalties for Violations of Federal Pesticide Laws
09/07/2012United States and Canada Sign Amended Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement / Agreement will protect the health of the largest freshwater system in the world
09/07/2012EPA Boosts Efforts to Revitalize Richmond’s Bellemeade Community
09/07/2012TODAY: United States and Canada to Announce Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
09/06/2012EPA Awards $1.5 Million to Universities for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods; University of Gainesville Among Recipients
09/06/2012EPA Opens Registration for Campus RainWorks Design Challenge Competition
09/06/2012EPA, Illinois and Local Officials Announce Major Dredging Project at Waukegan Harbor
09/06/2012Recreational Vehicle Manufacturer to Pay $885,000 Penalty to Resolve Violations of the Clean Air Act
09/06/2012EPA Awards University of Nevada, Reno, Nearly $500,000 for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods
09/06/2012EPA and Mass National Guard Reach Agreement on 2011 Firing Range Training Violation Allegations at Camp Edwards
09/06/2012EPA Awards $1.5 Million to Universities for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods
09/06/2012EPA Awards $15 Million to Assist U.S. Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems
09/06/2012EPA, Green Sports Alliance Partner to Protect People’s Health and the Environment

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