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09/30/2013EPA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
09/30/2013EPA Takes Steps to Allow Restriction of Imports of Harmful Category of Chemicals used in Carpets
09/27/2013EPA Honors UCI for Zero Waste and Food Recovery Achievements
09/27/2013Decision Issued on Missouri's Water Quality Standards
09/27/2013EPA Announces Second Opportunity for Public Comments on Proposed Ban on Boat Sewage Dumping into Lake Erie
09/26/2013U.S. EPA awards Hawaii $1.1 million to control polluted water runoff
09/26/2013Staples Recognized for Green Power Leadership
09/26/2013Parents, Teachers and Press Urged to Spread Message of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 20-26
09/26/2013EPA Announces New Home for New York-New Jersey Harbor and Estuary Program; The Hudson River Foundation to Host Important Clean Water Program
09/25/2013TODAY: EPA Chief Begins Three-State Tour Highlighting Climate Action Plan / EPA Administrator visits New York, Wisconsin, and Michigan to discuss climate change, power plant announcement
09/25/2013EPA's Latest Proposal for Navajo Generating Station Cuts Emissions, Protects Health
09/24/2013EPA honors Sterling Planet in Atlanta, Ga. for Green Power Leadership in the Southeast
09/24/2013EPA Honors Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC in Chattanooga, Tenn. for Green Power Leadership in the Southeast
09/24/2013EPA Evaluates Flame Retardants Including a Safer Substitute for HBCD
09/24/2013EPA Fines BIA $136,000 for Keams Canyon Drinking Water Violations on the Hopi Reservation
09/23/2013Griffin Bros. Inc. settles with EPA for violating federal pesticide rules in Salem, OR
09/23/2013EPA to begin cleanup at Parish Chemical site in Vineyard, Utah
09/23/2013San Diego Center for Civic Engagement and U.S. EPA Award $45,000 in Grants for New Park Space
09/23/2013EPA honors Microsoft Corporation and Mercer Island for their green power leadership in the Pacific Northwest
09/23/2013EPA Honors 24 Organizations for Green Power Leadership
09/23/2013EPA Encourages Homeowners to Care for Their Septic Systems During SepticSmart Week
09/20/2013EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants / Agency takes important step to reduce carbon pollution from power plants as part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan
09/20/2013EPA Region 7 Comments on Republic Services' Intentions to Build Isolation Barrier at West Lake Landfill Superfund Site
09/20/2013EPA, Air Force, Florida sign Cleanup Agreement for Tyndall Air Force Base
09/20/2013Texas Refinery WIll Pay $8.75 Million for Failing to Comply with Enforcement Settlement to Resolve Air Violations
09/20/2013EPA Announces the start of Sampling Activities at the CTS of Ashville, Inc. Superfund Site in Ashville,North Carolina
09/20/2013EPA Superfund Removal Action to Begin at the PandW Waste Oil Site in Brunswick County, North Carolina
09/20/2013TODAY: EPA Senior Air Official to Host Media Briefing on Clean Air Act Announcement
09/19/2013CITGO Agrees to Reduce Air Pollution and Pay Penalty to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at Refineries in Louisiana and Illinois
09/19/2013TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Speaks at National Press Club Sept. 20
09/19/2013Hancock County, Iowa, Cattle Feeder Agrees to Innovative Settlement for Violating Water Permit
09/19/2013First WaterSense Labeled Product Available for Commercial Kitchens / Pre-rinse spray valves will help restaurants save water, energy, and money
09/19/2013Crow Tribe earns EPA environmental justice grant
09/19/2013West Salt Lake (Utah) project earns EPA environmental justice grant
09/19/2013Leadville and La Plata County (Colo.) projects earn EPA environmental justice grants
09/19/2013Asarco agrees to pay $146,600 for PCB violations at Hayden copper smelter
09/18/2013Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson settles with EPA for hazardous waste law violations
09/18/2013
FRIDAY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Speaks at National Press Club Sept. 20
09/18/2013Registration Open for Annual Cornell Pond Fishing Derby in North Dartmouth, Mass.
09/18/2013EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Testimony Before House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power
09/17/2013EPA and Ad Council Launch New Public Service Announcements to Prevent Asthma Attacks
09/17/2013TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz to Testify Before House Energy and Commerce Committee on Climate Change
09/17/2013EPA Provides Grant for Organic Gardening and Composting Training in Brooklyn; Community Gardens in Bedford-Stuyvesant to Benefit from Program
09/17/2013Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
09/16/2013California Agencies Seek Dairy Digester Projects -- Proposals Due November 1
09/16/2013U.S. EPA Awards Over $1 Million to Northern California Tribe to Protect Klamath River, Enhance Tribal Environmental Program
09/16/2013EPA Marks Pollution Prevention (P2) Week with Renewed Emphasis on Reducing Carbon Pollution
09/16/2013EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck and Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen Announce Successful Removal of Hazardous Waste from Radiation Technology Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey; Tour Five Superfund Sites in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties
09/16/2013EPA Strengthens S.S. Badger Consent Decree in Response to Public Comments; Penalties Increased for Failing to Cease Coal Ash Discharge to Lake Michigan at End of 2014 Sailing Season
09/13/2013Post Foods to Spend More than $2 Million for Air Violations at Modesto Cereal Plant
09/12/2013Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
09/12/2013Construction of Foundation for Cat Island Restoration Project Nears Completion
09/12/2013Cleanup Work to Begin at Mercury Refining Superfund Site On Colonie/Guilderland Border; EPA to Hold September 16 Public Meeting on the $9 Million Cleanup Plan
09/12/2013EPA Orders Work at Cameron, Smith Lake Chapter Mines
09/12/2013Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department Release Fuel Economy Tool for Used Vehicles
09/11/2013Environmental Justice Grants Totaling $88,200 Awarded to Kansas City, St. Louis, Mo., and Wichita, Kan., Organizations
09/11/2013Agreement Reached to Improve Iowa’s Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Permit and Compliance Program
09/11/2013EPA Awards $60,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to Southern California Projects
09/11/2013EPA Awards $60,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to Northern California Projects
09/11/2013EPA Grant to Help St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Reduce Asthma Attacks
09/11/2013EPA Provides Grant for Urban Gardening and Green Infrastructure Program in Newark, New Jersey
09/11/2013EPA Announces First 2013 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant and Priorities at Great Lakes Week
09/11/2013New Mexico Group Receives 2013 Environmental Justice Small Grant
09/11/2013Louisiana Groups Receive 2013 Environmental Justice Small Grants
09/11/2013Oklahoma Group Receives 2013 Environmental Justice Small Grant
09/11/2013EPA Awards 2013 Environmental Justice Small Grants
09/10/2013EPA Orders Public Water System on Indian Reservation in Riverside County to Address Arsenic in Drinking Water
09/10/2013EPA Announces 2nd Environmental Youth Symposium for Colleges and Universities in the Southeast
09/10/2013Settlement with Town of Timmonsville and City of Florence will Resolve Drinking Water and Sewer Problems
09/10/2013Columbia, S.C., Agrees to Major Sewer System Upgrades
09/09/2013EPA’s GreenChill Partnership Recognizes
Weis Markets for Environmental Achievements
09/09/2013EPA Region 7’s Healthy Schools Toolkit Provides New Online Resources for School Professionals, Providers and Public
09/09/2013EPA Web Tool Expands Access to Scientific, Regulatory Information on Chemicals
09/05/2013EPA fines Shell for Clean Air Act permit violations during offshore oil exploration in Alaska
09/05/2013U.S. EPA Water Quality Grant Aids Native Fish Recovery in Palo Alto
09/05/2013EPA Launches New Online Mapping Tool for Environmental Impact Statements
09/05/2013EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs
09/04/2013United States Reaches Settlement with Safeway To Reduce Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances Nationwide /
Largest case ever under Clean Air Act’s ozone protection requirements
09/04/2013EPA reaches settlement with Safeway to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting refrigerants nationwide
09/04/2013Maryland, EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust Provide $3.4 Million for Green Infrastructure Program
09/04/2013United States Reaches Settlement with Safeway to Reduce Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances Nationwide
09/04/2013EPA Encourages Revitalization in Auto Communities with New Document
09/03/2013Public Availability Meeting Scheduled Thursday, Sept. 5, for Chicago Heights Boulevard Site in St. Louis County, Mo.
09/03/2013EPA Requires HA International to Reduce Hazardous Air Emissions at Illinois Facility

08/30/2013EPA, OSHA and ATF Provide Information and Lessons Learned About the Safe Storage, Handling and Management of Ammonium Nitrate
08/29/2013Corpus Christi Plant Agrees to Pay Over
$750,000 to Improve Emission Controls
08/29/2013Final cleanup plan selected for Lockheed West Superfund site
08/29/2013Two California Firms and Owner Agree to Settle Clean Air Act Violations Stemming From Illegal Import of Vehicles
08/28/2013Houston air quality continues to improve;
Ozone pollution declines despite population growth
08/27/2013Family Dollar, Inc., Pays $602,438 Penalty for Distribution of Misbranded Pesticides
08/26/2013Local and Industrial Emergency Planners Recognized for Chemical Emergency Planning Achievements throughout EPA Region 7
08/26/2013EPA focusing on industrial stormwater compliance, targeting a serious threat to Puget Sound water quality
08/26/2013Presidio Trust Awarded Honorable Mention for U.S. EPA Resource Conservation Competition
08/26/2013EPA Releases New Climate Change Video Series / The series supports President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and highlights benefits of reducing energy consumption
08/26/2013EPA Launches Online Green Sports Resource Directory
08/23/2013Big West Oil to spend $18M on emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at North Salt Lake refinery
08/23/2013EPA Proposes Plan to Address Contaminated Soils and Ground Water at Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site in Maywood and Rochelle Park, New Jersey; Cleanup Estimated to Cost $17 Million; Plan Will Address Contamination at Former Maywood Chemical Works
08/23/2013Hazardous Waste Settlement Leads to School Cleanups in 60 Schools in R.I. and Mass.
08/22/2013EPA Chief Gina McCarthy will visit Alaska to highlight climate action plan and tour Bristol Bay
08/22/2013EPA Awards $1 Million Brownfield Grant to Downriver Community Conference in Southeast Michigan

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