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09/19/2014Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
09/18/2014EPA moves to protect Hilo’s coastal waters from leaks at sewage facility
09/18/2014EPA Accepting Comment on Proposed Agreement for the Purchase of Sparrows Point Facility
09/18/2014U.S. EPA requires cleanup, fines Sims Metal Management for polluting San Francisco Bay
09/18/2014Yakima fertilizer manufacturer signs settlement with EPA to resolve hazardous waste violations
09/18/2014Attention: Child Care Professionals Free Training to Protect Children from Environmental Hazards
09/18/2014EPA Encourages Homeowners, Communities to Care for Septic Systems during SepticSmart Week, Sept. 22-26
09/18/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Recognize Milestone Activities at Tar Creek
09/17/2014THURSDAY: EPA Administrator to Highlight New Solar Energy Project in Washington, DC
09/17/2014EPA Adds A Vermont Hazardous Waste Site to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/17/2014Augusta Man Sentenced for Repackaging Pesticide and Making a False Statement to Federal Agents
09/17/2014Mass. Organizations receive total of $240,000 for EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
09/17/2014EPA Announces a Proposed Modification for the BFI Rockingham Landfill Superfund Site Remedy, Rockingham, Vermont
09/16/2014Trailnet, Inc., Receives $119,797 EPA Cooperative Agreement to Help Plan for Low-Stress Bike and Pedestrian Trails in St. Louis
09/16/2014The Florida Aquarium Receives over $161,000 to Expand Environmental Literacy
09/16/2014EPA Adds Houma, La., Shipyard to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Five sites added and three proposed nationally
09/16/2014Baghurst Drive Site in Harleysville, Pa.,
Added to EPA’s Superfund National Priorities List
09/16/2014EPA Proposes One Hazardous Waste Site in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/16/2014EPA Awards Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors a 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement
09/16/2014EPA Awards Greensboro Housing Coalition a 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement
09/16/2014EPA Adds Five, Proposes Three Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/16/2014
EPA and Groundwork New Orleans Team Up
to Help Underserved Neighborhoods
09/16/2014US Settlement with Michigan Utility to Reduce Emissions at Its Coal-Fired Power Plants, Fund Projects to Benefit Environment and Communities
09/16/2014EPA Adds Pierson’s Creek Site in Newark, NJ to the Federal Superfund List Due to High Levels of Mercury
09/16/2014
TODAY: Acting Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation to Hold Media Call
09/16/2014$120,000 EPA Grant Will Help Puerto Rico Community Group to Reduce Air Pollution
09/16/2014EPA Decision on State of New York’s Proposal to Use Clean Water Funding for Projects Related to Replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge
09/16/2014EPA Announces New Actions to Curb Potent Greenhouse Gases/ EPA GreenChill Partners Join Industry Leaders to Drive the Transition to Climate-friendly Refrigerants
09/16/2014EPA Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
09/16/2014Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
09/16/2014EPA Joins Kimberly Clark in Recognizing Professional Truck Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
09/15/2014GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines agrees to resolve risk management violation at Hamilton, Montana facility
09/15/2014Kemps, LLC agrees to resolve risk management violation at Fargo, North Dakota dairy processing facility
09/15/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $500M CCI Petroleum Facilities; Processing plant and export terminal will provide 35 full-time jobs and up to 300 construction jobs
09/15/2014Clean Air Settlements with Vermont Ferry Company will Minimize Emissions in Two Vermont Communities
09/15/2014California and UC Berkeley win $335,000 in U.S. EPA grants to help students and businesses use green technology to design safer consumer products
09/15/2014EPA Settles with DuPont over Violations of Federal Pesticide Laws that Led to Widespread Tree Deaths and Damage/ DuPont to pay $1,853,000 penalty to resolve alleged violations of pesticide reporting and distribution laws
09/12/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Housatonic River “Rest of River” to October 27, 2014
09/12/2014EPA Registers New Nematicide Alternative to Restricted-Use Soil Fumigants, Including Methyl Bromide
09/12/2014Navy settles alleged environmental violations
at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads
09/11/2014EPA to Hold a Public Meeting Concerning the Virginia Carolina Chemical Company (VCC) Mobile Site
09/11/2014EPA lauds W.Va. communities for brownfields redevelopment statewide bringing economic benefits while protecting public health
09/11/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy travels to New Mexico
09/10/2014EPA Stop Sale Order Protects Philadelphia Residents from Buying Misbranded Pesticides
09/10/2014EPA settles with Flint Hills Resources Alaska, LLC, for hazardous waste violations at its North Pole Facility
09/10/2014U.S. EPA, DOH require Hawaii Department of Transportation to protect Oahu’s coastal waters
09/10/2014EPA Settlement with Amerikohl Mining Inc. Will Help Restore Water Quality for Western Pennsylvania Communities
09/10/2014EPA Announces 3rd Environmental Youth Symposium for Colleges and Universities in the Southeast
09/10/2014EPA to Host Clean Air Act Rulemaking and Permitting Training for North Birmingham Communities
09/10/2014Raymark Waste to be Removed at Sikorsky Airport Availability Session: September 17, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Parish Hal
09/09/2014EPA and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partner to Protect Wildlife at Hawaii’s Tern Island
09/09/2014U.S. EPA lauds Kim Johnson, Kokua Hawaii Foundation for environmental education work
09/09/2014EPA Proposes $20 Million Settlement with Lightstone Group Development to Conduct Cleanup on the Banks of the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn; 17,500 Cubic Yards of Contaminated Soil to be Removed
09/09/2014EPA Reaches Agreement with Municipality of Culebra Puerto Rico to Address Water Pollution in Atlantic Ocean; Culebra Will Connect 35-40 Homes to Sewer System
09/09/2014EPA Reaches Agreement with Municipality of Culebra Puerto Rico to Address Water Pollution in Atlantic Ocean; Culebra Will Connect 35-40 Homes to Sewer System
09/09/2014EPA Announces Funding to Create Two New Drinking Water Innovation Centers
09/08/2014Partnership Releases New Blueprint to Protect and Restore Long Island Sound; Public Meetings Sept. 16 and 17 in N.Y. and Conn.
09/08/2014EPA Region 7 Administrator to Give Remarks at Kansas City Structural Steel Site Redevelopment and Walmart Neighborhood Market Grand Opening Event on Sept. 10 in Kansas City, Kan.
09/08/2014170 Second Grade Students Take Pledge to Conserve Water in Los Angeles on “Protect Your Groundwater Day”
09/08/2014EPA Seeks Feedback from the Public on Proposed Label Options for Safer Products
09/08/2014EPA, Virginia DEQ renew environmental partnerships with Hampton University, Norfolk State University
09/08/2014Partnership Releases New Blueprint to Protect and Restore Long Island Sound; Public Meetings Planned September 16 and 17 in New York and Connecticut
09/05/2014The University of Mississippi Receives Over $250,000 to Promote Resilient Communities
09/04/2014EPA Awards Grant to Assess Contaminated Sites in Lorain County
09/04/2014Pueblo San de Ildefonso Tribe Receives $112,000 to Address Environmental Issues
09/04/2014Owners of Buffalo-Area Gas Stations Ordered to Pay $290,000 in Penalties
09/04/2014EPA to Hold Free Citizen Science Conferences in San Juan, Puerto Rico; September 11 and 12 Workshops to be Held at the University of Puerto Rico’s Piedras Campus
09/04/2014Cleanup Work Complete in the Ashtabula River Area of Concern
09/03/2014EPA settles with Washington Crab Producers, Inc., for “Community- Right-to-Know” violations at Westport, WA Processing Facility
09/03/2014United States settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide
09/03/2014EPA, ODEQ settle with JELD-WEN Millworks for Clean Air Act Violations at Klamath Falls facility
09/03/2014Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Provides Funding to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
09/03/2014Media Advisory: Today: EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Address at Barclays Energy-Power Conference Luncheon
09/03/2014 EPA Awards Arkansas Nearly $3M to Protect Water Quality
09/03/2014Charles River 2013 Report Card Reflects Cleanest Water in Decades
09/03/2014US settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide
09/03/2014EPA Public Availability Session to be held for the Columbia Nitrogen Site
09/02/2014EPA Reduces Hazardous Air Pollutants in New Mexico
09/02/2014Trans Energy Inc. to Restore Streams and Wetland Damaged By Natural Gas Extraction Activities in West Virginia/
Company will also pay $3 million civil penalty to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations
09/02/2014U.S. EPA Approves Carbon Sequestration Permits in Central Illinois
08/29/2014Settlements with Pair of Related Norfolk, Neb., Pesticide Companies to Improve Pesticide Safety and Reliability
08/29/2014Settlement with Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Creates Sustainable Path Forward for Tribal Utility Operations to Protect Residents and Environment
08/29/2014Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Accelerates Cleanup of St. Louis River Area of Concern
08/29/2014Arkansas Reduces Air Toxics with EPA Grant
08/28/2014EPA awards over $4 million to Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands for environmental protection
08/28/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: US EPA Regional Administrator to Participate in Discussion on 2014 Urban Waters Grants to Promote Proctor Creek Restoration
08/28/2014EPA Improves Water Quality and Infrastructure in Arkansas
08/28/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Public from Hazardous Waste Fines SUNY Downstate Medical Center for Improper Storage and Handling of Hazardous Waste
08/28/2014EPA orders mine cleanup work at Smith Lake and Mariano Lake Areas
08/28/2014EPA Releases Three Final Chemical Risk Assessments / Agency identifies health concern from chemical used in paint strippers
08/28/2014Clean Air Settlement with R.I. Chemical Manufacturer will Minimize Emissions
08/27/2014Alabama Pest Control Company and its Owner Sentenced for Unlawful Application of Pesticides at Georgia Nursing Homes
08/27/2014 Louisiana Included in EPA Assessment of Nation’s Coasts
08/27/2014EPA awards $100,000 to ensure safe drinking water for citizens of Arkansas
08/27/2014US Settles with DuPont to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations and Protect Communities, Kanawha River Near West Virginia Facility
08/27/2014US Settles With DuPont to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations and Protect Communities and Kanawha River Near West Virginia Facility
08/27/2014EPA Award to Children’s Defense Fund Will Advance Environmental Stewardship on the Big Island
08/27/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
08/27/2014EPA awards Butler, Pa. teacher with Presidential Innovation Award
08/27/2014EPA awards Cumberland County teacher
with Presidential Innovation Award

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