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08/22/2013EPA Awards $1 Million Brownfield Grant to Downriver Community Conference in Southeast Michigan
08/22/2013U.S. EPA Announces Brownfield Grants for Genesee County and Mott Community College in Flint
08/22/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Houston Superfund Site Proposal
08/22/2013EPA Proposes to Renew Clean Harbors PCB Permit; Public Comment Period Begins
08/21/2013United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky Reach Agreement with AK Steel Corporation to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations
08/21/2013Pueblo of Laguna Resident Receives National Community Involvement Award
08/21/2013EPA To Hold August Public Meeting on LCP Chemicals, Inc. Superfund Site in Linden, New Jersey; Proposed Plan Calls for Comprehensive Cleanup Of Mercury and other Contaminants
08/20/2013Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington businesses compete to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gases in EPA’s Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
08/20/2013EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Chemical Pollution in Wall Township, Manasquan Borough and Sea Girt, New Jersey; Public Hearing Will Take Place August 27 on the $18.9 Million Cleanup Plan
08/20/2013Yakima fuel distributor violated oil spill prevention and response safety rules
08/20/2013EPA Kicks Off Fourth-Annual Energy Star National Building Competition with More Than 3,000 Buildings
08/19/2013Companies in Illinois, Nebraska to Pay Settlements Totaling $84,387 for Distribution of Misbranded or Mislabeled Pesticides
08/19/2013Idaho sugar company failed to prevent industrial stormwater discharges, violated federal clean water rules
08/16/2013EPA Requires Bad River Band to Upgrade Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations
08/16/2013EPA Regional Administrator to Host Roundtable Discussion Of Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Climate Change in the Hudson Valley
08/16/2013EPA Encourages Public to Comment on Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Woodbrook Road Dump Superfund Site in South Plainfield, New Jersey; Contaminated Soil and Debris to Be Removed
08/15/2013EPA Announces Revised Fuel Economy Label Estimates for 2013 Ford C-Max; Initiates Effort to Update Labeling Procedures to Keep Pace with Industry Trends
08/15/2013New Pesticide Labels Will Better Protect Bees and Other Pollinators
08/14/2013Abilene Products Co., Inc., Agrees to $90,660 Settlement for Violations of Clean Air Act at Abilene, Kan., Fertilizer Facility
08/13/2013THURSDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Deliver Remarks at Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards Luncheon in Des Moines
08/13/2013EPA Grant Helps Youth Learn Environmental Skills at Lowell, Mass. Water Treatment Plant
08/12/2013Salem, Mass. Contractor Faces Penalty for Violating Lead Renovation Rule at Kittery, Maine Site
08/08/2013Meriden Conn. Company Pays Fine for Hazardous Waste Violations
08/08/2013EPA Completing Multi-Year Research on Lyme Disease and Ticks on Cape and Islands
08/08/2013EPA Provides $260,000 to Improve Water Quality in Onondaga Lake and Beyond; Grants to Fund an Onondaga Lake Watershed Coordinator and Green Jobs Training Program
08/08/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Scorpio Recycling Superfund site in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico; $3 Million Project to Address Contaminated Land
08/07/2013EPA Announces 2012 Report Card grades for the lower Charles River and the Mystic River Watershed
08/07/2013NEWS BRIEF: U.S. EPA Accepting Public Comments on Cleanup Plan for Yosemite Slough Site
08/07/2013EPA Awards $598K to Massachusetts Small Businesses for Sustainable Technology Development
08/07/2013Dredging Begins to Remove 20,000 Cubic Yards of Highly Contaminated Mud from Lyndhurst Section of the Passaic River; $20 Million Project to be Paid by Various Companies
08/06/2013EPA sponsors free training on Healthy Homes for health care workers
08/06/2013EPA Finalizes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards to Help Promote American Energy Independence, Reduce Carbon Pollution/EPA also announces steps to address concerns about the E10 blend wall
08/05/2013Port of Tacoma settles with EPA, Department of Justice for damaging wetlands in violation of Clean Water Act
08/05/2013Maralex Disposal to pay $89,900 penalty to resolve Safe Drinking Water Act violations at disposal well on Southern Ute Reservation (Colo.)
08/05/2013EPA Screens More Than 66,000 Contaminated Sites for Renewable Energy Potential
08/05/2013EPA Updates Oil and Gas Standards for Storage Tanks
08/02/2013Fry’s Electronics Fined $50,000 by U.S. EPA for Making Unsubstantiated Health Claims
08/01/2013EPA Awards $60,000 to Revitalize the Rocky River in Anderson, S.C./Grant is part of $3.6 Million in agency funding to restore urban waters across the country over the last year
08/01/2013NEWS BRIEF: Final report available from investigation of injection wells at Lahaina wastewater facility
08/01/2013City of Asheville, Land-of-Sky and Federal Partners Mark 4th Anniversary of Partnership for Sustainable Communities/Partnership has invested and leveraged $5.83 million in Asheville-area projects
08/01/2013Okeanos Technologies, LLC in Covington, KY Awarded more than $290,000 to Develop Cost Effective Seawater Desalination Technology
08/01/2013Ontario, Calif., Food Processor to Pay $157,000 Fine for Toxic Ammonia Release
08/01/2013EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses for Sustainable Technology Development
08/01/2013TODAY - EPA to Announce Award to Revitalize the Rocky River in Anderson, S.C.
07/31/2013Chevron to pay $384,000 penalty and improve emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at Salt Lake City refinery
07/31/2013Billerica, Mass. Company to Pay $2.6+ Million for Alleged Pesticide Violations
07/31/2013City of Greenville and Federal Partners Mark 4th Anniversary of Partnership for Sustainable Communities
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
07/31/2013EPA Regional Administrator Tours Stormwater and Land Conservation Projects on Maryland’s Eastern Shore
07/31/2013Compliance with environmental laws helps protect air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
07/31/2013EPA Strengthens Chemical Assessment Process to Protect Public Health
07/31/2013EPA to Clean Up Final Section of Portage Creek in Kalamazoo
07/31/2013EPA Proposes Rule to Modernize Clean Water Act Reporting / E-reporting initiative will increase efficiency, ease burden for states and improve public access to data
07/31/2013Springfield, Mass. Housing Authority Settles Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Case
07/30/2013Jim Woods of Makah Tribe continues as EPA senior tribal policy advisor for Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
07/30/2013ENBRIDGE BEGINS NEW DREDGING PROJECT ON KALAMAZOO RIVER TO COMPLY WITH EPA ORDER
07/29/2013THURSDAY - EPA to Announce Award to Revitalize the Rocky River in Anderson, S.C.
07/29/2013Pair of Settlement Agreements with Responsible Parties to Clear Way for $30M Cleanup of Carter Carburetor Site in St. Louis, Mo.
07/29/2013Fife, Washington ice manufacturer failed to notify emergency responders of hazardous chemical release
07/26/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Cleanup at Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, New York
07/26/2013TUESDAY: Newly Confirmed EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Deliver Remarks at Harvard Law School
07/26/2013EPA Offers $8.5 Million to U.S. Great Lakes Shoreline Cities for Green Infrastructure Projects
07/26/2013EPA Encourages Public to Comment on Plan for Ground Water Cleanup Near New Cassel Industrial Area in Nassau County, N.Y.
07/25/2013Prudent Technologies to Pay $65,450 Penalty for Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule at Omaha Lead Site
07/25/2013Congressman Clay, EPA Officials to Announce Milestone on July 29 for Carter Carburetor Superfund Site in North St. Louis
07/25/2013Sorrento settles with EPA for chemical management violations at Nampa, Idaho plant
07/25/2013EPA Selects Eight Universities to Help Improve Public Health Data and Research
07/24/2013EPA Expands List of Safer Chemical Ingredients
07/24/2013EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust Announce $400,000 in Grants through Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns Program
07/24/2013EPA Software Helps Reduce Water Pollution as Part of President’s Climate Action Plan / National stormwater calculator helps manage stormwater runoff
07/23/2013EPA Reduces Regulatory Burden for Industrial Facilities Using Solvent Wipes/Common-sense exclusion will save industry up to $27.8 million per year
07/23/2013San Antonio Agrees to $1.1 Billion Upgrade Sewer Systems to Comply With Clean Water Act
07/23/2013Clemson University Recognized for Success, Renewal of its Center of Excellence for Watershed Management
07/23/2013Lafarge North America Inc. Agrees to Environmental Projects as Part of Clean Air Act Agreement
07/23/2013EPA Awards $350,000 to New Mexico to Clean-Up and Revitalize Contaminated Brownfields Sites
07/19/2013EPA Awards $215,295 Environmental Education Grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Services
07/18/2013United States Reaches an Agreement with XTO Energy to Prevent Waste Spills from Natural Gas Exploration and Production
07/18/2013EPA Debuts Upgraded Energy Star Portfolio Manager Benchmarking Tool
07/18/2013Health of the Salish Sea Report shows mixed trends for key environmental indicators in Puget Sound and Northwest Straits
07/18/2013Updated Municipal Wastewater Discharge Permits Proposed for Three North Idaho Cities
07/18/2013U.S. EPA Honors Bay Area Graduates of Brownfields Job Training Program
07/18/2013EPA Awards $1.3 Million in Supplemental Funds to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites in the Southeast
07/17/2013Florida Man and His Corporation Sentenced for Wetlands Violations in Panama City
07/17/2013Perma-Fix Northwest Richland settles with EPA for waste management violations
07/17/2013Florida Man and His Corporation Sentenced for Wetlands Violations in Panama City
07/17/2013EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Actions for Two Massachusetts Military Reservation Sites
07/17/2013Poor Air Quality Expected in So. New England Thursday, 7/18; Coastal CT, RI, MA
07/17/2013U.S. EPA Announces More Than $880,000 Available in Border Environmental Funding; Several workshops for grant applicants to be held in US and Mexico
07/17/2013In the Wake of Sandy, Conference Offers Green Solutions for New Jersey Communities; EPA and Rutgers University Co-Host Green Infrastructure Conference at Duke Farms - Public Encouraged to Attend
07/17/2013School Bus Company to Install Automatic Idle Shut-off Controls and Pay Penalties under the Clean Air Act
07/16/2013Laconia N.H. Company Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint Hazards
07/15/2013EPA Provides Additional $3.5+ Million for Brownfields Cleanups in New England
07/15/2013EPA announces $800,000 funding to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites in communities across Oregon and Washington
07/15/2013Three Entities in Missouri to Receive Total of $1.6M in Supplemental Funds to Clean and Redevelop Brownfields
07/15/2013EPA Announces $15 Million in Supplemental Funds to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites Across the Country
07/15/2013EPA provides $300K to advance the cleanup and revitalization of properties in Great Falls
07/15/2013Up To $9.5 Million Available From EPA for 2013 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
07/15/2013EPA Provides $1.5 Million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties Across New York State
07/15/2013EPA Seeks Input for Potential Rule Revisions on Existing Uses of PCBs
07/11/2013Nature's Best, LLC, to Pay $19,669 Civil Penalty for Violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act

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