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11/15/2013EPA Announces Grant to Science and Arts Center to
Teach Students about Science and Chesapeake Bay Watershed
11/15/2013EPA Recognizes Ahold USA and GIANT Food Stores for Hunger Relief and Food Recovery Accomplishments
11/15/2013New England Institutions Honored for Food Waste Recycling Efforts on America Recycles Day
11/14/2013EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Testimony Before House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
11/14/2013Celebrating America Recycles Day One Community at a Time
11/14/2013Chemical Company Failed to Disclose Public Health Risks, Judge Rules in Favor of EPA
11/14/2013EPA Awards $400,000 Brownfields Assessment Grants to Richmond
11/14/2013EPA Awards $1.65 Million in Research Fellowships to Undergraduates/EPA’s GRO Fellowships have supported students for more than 30 years
11/14/2013Maine Companies Honored by Northeast Diesel Collaborative for Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution
11/13/2013New England Supermarkets Recognized for Environmental Achievements
11/13/2013City of Shreveport Agrees to $342 Million Sewer System Upgrade to Comply with Clean Water Act
11/13/2013EPA Announces Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Study Causes of Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia
11/13/2013TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Testify Before House Science, Space, and Technology Committee
11/13/2013U.S. EPA Awards Grant for Improving Graffiti Cleanup
11/12/2013EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 14 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/08/2013New England Leaders Convene to Help Communities Prepare for Climate Change Challenges
11/08/2013EPA awards $15 million to Nevada for water quality, public health
11/07/2013EPA ANNOUNCES GRANT TO KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY TO REDUCE HEALTH RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH CONTAMINANTS IN FISH
11/07/2013EPA Reaches Cleanup Decision for J2 Range and Groundwater Plumes at Camp Edwards
11/07/2013EPA and Buffalo Community Foundation Team Up to Prevent Asthma Attacks Results of $55,000 EPA Asthma Education Grant Highlighted
11/07/2013EPA Completes Cleanup of Former Lead Smelter Site in Pilsen
11/07/2013EPA Completes Cleanup of Quincy Smelter at Torch Lake Superfund Site
11/07/2013Settlement Collects Cleanup Costs for Birch Swamp Road Superfund Site in Warren, R.I.
11/06/2013Shreveport Plant Installs Fence-line Monitors
to Safeguard Workers and Local Community
11/06/2013EPA awards $26 million to Arizona for water quality, public health
11/06/2013EPA Seeks Public Input on Newly Designed Graphic for Bug Repellent Labels/New graphic will help consumers make informed choices to protect their health
11/06/2013Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany in Albany, Georgia Earns ENERGY STAR Carbon Pollution Reductions, Energy Savings
11/06/2013Federal Facilities Earn Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Award for Carbon Pollution Reductions, Energy Savings
11/05/2013EPA to host Seattle public listening session on reducing carbon emissions from existing power plants
11/05/2013EPA Completes Fourth Season of Hudson River Dredging; Project Now about 73% Complete with GE, Not Taxpayers, Paying the Full Cost of Cleanup; $2 Billion Dredging Project Continues to Create Local Jobs
11/05/2013Newfield Production Company to pay $600K penalty to resolve Safe Drinking Water Act violations on the Uintah and Ouray Reservation (Utah)
11/05/2013EPA Settlement for Companies to develop Soil and Waste Design Plan for Central Chemical Superfund Site in Hagerstown, Md.
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Scorpio Recycling Superfund site in Toa Baja; EPA to spend $3 Million to Address Heavy Metal Contamination
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Woodbrook Road Dump Superfund Site in South Plainfield, New Jersey; Contaminated Soil and Debris to be Removed; Cleanup Expected to Cost $24 Million
11/05/2013EPA and City of Ishpeming Complete Work in Deer Lake Area of Concern

11/05/2013EPA to Hold Public Listening Session Nov. 8 in Philadelphia on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Ground Water Near the New Cassel Industrial Area in Nassau County, N.Y.; Cleanup Expected to Cost $22.9 Million
11/04/2013WEDNESDAY, November 6: EPA Chief in Kansas City to Support Environmental Justice Efforts
11/04/2013EPA's Exhibit Demonstrates Techniques to
Keep Schools Green and Healthy
11/04/2013EPA Removes Hyde Park Landfill in Niagara Falls, NY from Superfund List
11/01/2013Progressive Nutrition of Norfolk, Neb., to Pay $125,000 for Settlement of Federal Pesticide Violations
11/01/2013U.S. EPA Finds Petaluma, Calif., Superfund Site Clean
11/01/2013EPA Hosts 2013 International Decontamination Research and Development Conference
11/01/2013EPA Releases Agency Plans for Adapting to a Changing Climate
10/31/2013EPA Region 7 to Host November 4 Public Listening Session in Lenexa, Kan., on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
10/31/2013EPA Finalizes Pollution Cleanup Plan for Wall Township, Manasquan Borough and Sea Girt, New Jersey Cleanup Expected to Cost $19 Million
10/31/2013EPA Settles Clean Water Act Violations in Arkansas
10/31/2013EPA Settles Alleged Violations of Safety Standards
at Pretium Packaging Plants in Manchester, Pa and Muscatine, Iowa
10/30/2013EPA Administrator McCarthy Announces $6.6 Million in Funding to Support Chesapeake Bay Projects/ EPA funding is part of $9.2 million in grant money to support cleaner local waters across Bay region
10/30/2013EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for the Ellis Property Site in Evesham Township, New Jersey; EPA Cost of Removal of Contaminated Soil Estimated at $13.6 Million
10/29/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan for Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site
10/29/2013EPA’s $200,000 Brownfield Grant Supports Philadelphia’s Greenway and Redevelopment Plans in Frankford, Port Richmond
10/29/2013EPA Fines Phoenix-based Company $95,000 for PCB violations
10/29/2013EPA Finalizes Plan for Cleanup at Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, New York; $4 Million Cleanup Will Address Contamination
10/28/2013HBD/Thermoid Inc. Agrees to $371,075 Settlement for Alleged Violations of Clean Air Act at Chanute, Kan., Facility
10/28/2013U.S. and W.Va. Settle Case Against DuPont over Clean Air Act Violations at Washington Works Facility
10/28/2013Former Winchester, Idaho hotel owner settles with EPA for asbestos demolition violations
10/28/2013EPA Oversees Sampling at Centredale Manor Property in N. Providence R.I.
10/28/2013Methuen Mass. School Bus Company Pays $33K Penalty for Excessive Idling
10/28/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA, NIEHS Leaders Celebrate Children's Health Month, 15 Years of Children's Health Research
10/25/2013EPA Awards $400,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change / Communities in Rhode Island, Michigan, Nebraska, Indiana, Arizona, and South Carolina will receive funding for green infrastructure
10/25/2013EPA Awards $75,000 to Providence, R.I. to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change
10/25/2013County Edge Dairy Inc. to Pay $20,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations at its Inwood, Iowa, Facility
10/25/2013EPA Honors Hunters Point Family Graduates of Brownfields Job Training Program
10/25/2013EPA Awards $65,000 to Pima County to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change
10/25/2013EPA Awards Spartanburg, S.C., Green Infrastructure Assistance to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resiliency to Climate Change
10/24/2013EPA to Hold Lenexa, Kan., Public Listening Session on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
10/24/2013$1.29 million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound; More than $915,000 awarded to support projects in Connecticut
10/24/2013EPA Awards Grant to Help Teach Baltimore Residents
About Dangers of Lead Poisoning
10/24/2013N. Arizona University receives EPA Funding for Solar water heating system
10/24/2013EPA Announces Funding for Students’ Innovative Green Technologies
10/24/2013EPA Recognizes Athens-Clarke County Public Utilities as WaterSenseŽ Partner of the Year for Promoting Water Efficiency
10/24/2013EPA Recognizes The Home Depot as WaterSenseŽ Partner of the Year for Promoting Water Efficiency
10/24/2013EPA Recognizes Lowe’s as WaterSenseŽ Partner of the Year for Promoting Water Efficiency
10/23/2013Ritchie Enterprises Inc., of Sullivan, Mo., to Pay $30,000 for Failure to Use Lead Safe Work Practices and Notify Homeowners of Lead Risks
10/23/2013Kansas and Illinois Pesticide Distributors to Pay Penalties Totaling $96,640 for Distributing Misbranded Pesticides
10/23/2013National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Encourages Testing and Safe Home Repairs to Protect Children’s Health
10/23/2013S.F. North Bay Water Agencies Awarded EPA’s WaterSense Excellence Award for Water Efficiency Efforts
10/23/2013EPA Orders Middletown, NY to Address Clean Water Act Violations
10/23/2013EPA Recognizes WaterSense Partners of the Year for their Efforts in Promoting Water Efficiency
10/23/2013EPA Reaches Settlement with Goshen, New York Company for Violations of Federal Toxics Law
10/23/2013EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities / Carbon pollution from power plants declines 10 percent from 2010 due to growing use of natural gas
10/23/2013EPA Recognize WaterSenseŽ Irrigation Partner of the Year
10/22/2013EPA Awards Over $847,000 to Oklahoma Tribes to Protect Air Quality
10/22/2013U.S. National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Goes Global
10/22/2013EPA Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Environmental Achievements / EPA SmartWay Program Has Saved 65 Million Barrels of Oil since 2004
10/21/2013EPA Issues Amendment to Record of Decision for the Peoples Natural Gas Superfund Site in Dubuque, Iowa
10/21/2013New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Summer Ozone Season
10/18/2013Dyno Nobel Inc. to Pay $257,167 for Clean Air Act and Risk Management Program Violations at Two Facilities in Missouri
10/18/2013UPDATED: EPA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants /
Sessions in Boston, Philadelphia Rescheduled Due to Government Shutdown
09/30/2013EPA Honors Nye County Graduates of Brownfields Job Training Program
09/30/2013EPA Completes Third Five Year Review of Geigy Chemical Corporation in Aberdeen, NC
09/30/2013EPA Completes Third Five Year Review of Benfield Industries Inc. in Waynesville, NC
09/30/2013EPA Completes Second Five Year Review of Aberdeen, NC Pesticide Dump Site
09/30/2013City of Tacoma settles with EPA for violating federal rules on PCBs in used oil
09/30/2013EPA Takes Public Comments on Proposal to Delete an Oneida County Site from the Superfund List after Cleanup
09/30/2013EPA Proposes Plan to Address Pollution in Three Areas of Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey; Results of Long-term Ground Water Monitoring to be Made Available to the Public; Public Encouraged to Comment on Proposed $46.7 million Cleanup Plan
09/30/2013EPA Obtains Warrant to Address Over 1000 Drums and Containers at New Jersey Facility; Ongoing Investigation Reveals Presence of Hazardous Materials (Photos Available via Web Link)
09/30/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York; $506 Million Cleanup Will Remove Contaminated Sediment and Create Jobs
09/30/2013EPA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants

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