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08/21/2014EPA Proposes to Include Southern Maine in the Federal Reformulated Gasoline Program
08/21/2014EPA Report Shows Progress in Reducing Urban Air Toxics Across the United States
08/21/2014Anderson Man Sentenced for Knowing Endangerment by Release of Asbestos
08/21/2014U.S. Recovers Over $2.8 Million in Settlement after
Fraudulent Transfer of Assets
08/21/2014Public Meeting on Alabama Plating Superfund Site Set for Monday in Vincent, Alabama
08/20/2014U.S. EPA and SF Environment recognize Quesada Gardens Initiative for environmental work in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood
08/20/2014EPA and Savannah State University Sign a Memorandum of Understanding
08/20/2014Settlement Ensures that New Bedford Company Adheres to Measures to Control Air Pollutants
08/20/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator Media Call to Release Findings on Urban Air Toxics
08/19/2014U.S. EPA Serving as On-Scene Coordinator in Emergency Response to Ohio River Oil Spill
08/19/2014UGA Student wins National Water Quality Challenge Award
08/19/2014BJ’s Wholesale Club Becomes First Wholesale Club to Commit Nationwide to EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge
08/19/2014EPA Announces Awards to College Students in National Water Quality Challenge
08/19/2014Horry County in South Carolina awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
08/19/2014The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
08/19/2014Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Tennessee Assembly Plant awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
08/19/2014EPA Announces the 3rd Environmental Youth Symposium for Colleges and Universities in the Southeast
08/19/2014News Brief: U.S. EPA Accepting Public Comments on Cleanup Plan for National Fireworks OU2 Superfund Site
08/19/2014EPA Agreement with Prince Georges County School District Ensures Compliance with Safeguards for Asbestos in Schools
08/19/2014EPA to Host Clean Air Act Rulemaking and Permitting Training in Birmingham AL
08/19/2014EPA Awards $120,000 in Urban Waters grants to Revitalize Mystic River Watershed
08/18/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Peterson/Puritan Superfund Site Plan
08/18/2014EPA awards Santa Clara Tribe $112,000 to
support environmental programs
08/15/2014Proposed Plan Meeting Scheduled for Escambia Treating Company Superfund Site
08/15/2014New Jersey Organizations Use EPA Grants to Monitor Water Pollution in their Communities; EPA Launches Equipment Loan Program to Help Community Organizations Collect Environmental Data
08/15/2014New York Organizations Use EPA Grants to Monitor Water Pollution in their Communities; EPA Launches Equipment Loan Program to Help Community Organizations Collect Environmental Data
08/15/2014EPA Provides $331,000 Loan to Remove 100 Tons of Contaminated Soil in Rochester, New York
08/15/2014EPA Awards $250,000 Brownfields Funding to Further Redevelopment in Charles Town, W. Va.
08/15/2014EPA Provides $300,000 in Grants and Loans to Clean Up Contaminated Properties in the Bronx; Funding will Help Create Over 150 Affordable Housing Units
08/15/2014EPA Prepares to Begin Phase II of Soil Cleanup in Harriman Park, Collegeville and Fairmont Communities
08/14/2014EPA Awards $500,000 to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites
08/14/2014EPA Awards $400,000 to Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites
08/14/2014EPA Awards $150,000 to the Land-of-Sky Regional Council to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites in North Carolina
08/14/2014EPA Announces $11 Million in Supplemental Funds to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites Across the Country
08/14/2014U.S. EPA settles case over destruction of rare Central Valley wetlands
- - Agreement will preserve unique California habitat
08/13/2014EPA Settlement Resolves Issues with FMC Corporation of Philadelphia, Pa., for Improper Advertising of Pesticide
08/13/2014Chickasaw Nation receives $112,000 from EPA to Administer Environmental Programs
08/12/2014San Diego, Calif. Students Receive Environmental Education Award For Reducing Food Waste Going to Landfills
08/12/2014Turlock, Calif. Teacher Receives Environmental Award For Promoting Environmental Education
08/12/2014Guam Teacher Receives Environmental Award For Promoting Environmental Education
08/12/2014Teacher Kristine Denton from Omaha, Neb., to Receive 2014 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
08/12/2014Teacher Darrin Peters from Fenton, Mo., to Receive 2014 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
08/12/2014Teacher from Overland Park, Kan., Earns Honorable Mention from Presidential Award Program for Environmental Educators
08/12/2014Turlock, Calif. Teacher Receives Environmental Award For Promoting Environmental Education
08/12/2014Gulf Breeze, Florida Teacher Receives Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educator
08/12/2014Gastonia, North Carolina Students Receive Presidential Environmental Youth Award
08/12/2014San Juan Teacher Receives Presidential Award for Environmental Education Teacher is 1 of Only 17 Recognized Nationwide
08/12/2014U.S. EPA settles with Calif. shoe insert companies for unsubstantiated product claims
08/12/2014Bronx Science Teacher Who Constructed a Green Roof and Tarrytown Teen Who Used Wasted Apples as a Fuel Source Win Presidential Recognition
08/12/2014White House Council on Environmental Quality and EPA Honor Student Leaders and Exceptional Teachers with Environmental Education Awards
08/12/2014Beyond the Classroom Students recognized by EPA
08/11/2014EPA Approves Pollution Budget for Restoring Maryland Coastal Bays
08/11/2014EPA Settlement with GlaxoSmithKline Protects Community Health and the Environment from Hazardous Waste Pollution in King of Prussia, Pa.
08/11/2014Settlement of Clean Water Act Violations Aims to Prevent Future Oil Spills by Cargill Inc.
08/11/2014Municipality of Lajas Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill; Agreement with EPA Sets Timetable for Landfill’s Closure and Establishes Local Recycling Program; Public Meeting to Be Held on August 28
08/11/2014EPA Environmental Justice Workshop in Houston
08/08/2014EPA Regional Administrator Brooks to Deliver Clean Power Plan Keynote Address at Greenhouse Gas Strategies Forum
08/08/2014Asia-Pacific Clean Air Partnership Launched to Fight Global Air Pollution
08/08/2014Hunt Building agrees to resolve stormwater violations at construction sites at the United States Air Force Academy
08/07/2014EPA Announces $1 Million Grant to Clean Up Contaminated Sites in Milwaukee
08/07/2014EPA and Yonkers Paint Company Settle Hazardous Waste Suit; Agreement Addresses Storage of Unlabeled and Corroded Hazardous Waste Containers
08/07/2014Federal Report Highlights Five Years of Progress Providing Communities with Affordable Housing, Efficient Transportation and Economic Growth
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Closed Landfills in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for West Texas Power Plant; $104 million in economic development and increased jobs
08/05/2014FORSITE DEVELOPMENT, INC. TO RECEIVE EPA REGION 4’s “EXCELLENCE IN SITE REUSE” AWARD
08/05/2014Cleanup Work Complete in Waukegan Harbor Area of Concern
08/05/2014EPA Finalizes 50th Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas;
Federal GHG Permits issued for projects creating thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic development in Texas
08/04/2014EPA Convenes Inter-Agency Working Group on Environmental Justice to Address Concerns in North Birmingham Communities
08/04/2014The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium Receives $88,474 to Reduce the Gulf Hypoxic Zone
08/04/2014TOMORROW: EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Updates to Emission Standards for Refineries
08/04/2014EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities Grants to Gary and Hammond
08/04/2014EPA Settlement Protects Community Health and the Environment from Hazardous Waste Pollution in York, Pa.
08/01/2014EPA Hosts a Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference with the International Erosion Control Association
08/01/2014EPA Issues GHG Permit to OCI Beaumont; $83 million economic development ;
08/01/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Texas Power Plant;$607 million in economic development and new jobs
08/01/2014Lufkin Facility Receives EPA Greenhouse Gas Permit;
$443.8 million in economic development and job creation
07/31/2014Final Report on Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex Shows Facility is Suitable for Public Use; No Further Action Needed
07/31/2014Proposed Cleanup Plan for Peterson/Puritan Superfund Site in Cumberland and Lincoln R.I.
07/31/2014EPA Awards Grants to Promote Environmental Stewardship in Michigan
07/31/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: CEQ, EPA, GSA, and USPS Leaders to Discuss Sustainable Electronics
07/31/2014EPA Clean Air Settlement with Asphalt Company to Minimize Emissions in Rhode Island
07/30/2014Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities resolves hazardous waste violations stemming from highway paint
07/30/2014EPA Awards Oklahoma $1.3 million to Reduce Water
Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks
07/30/2014Settlement Nets $5.7 Million for Cleanup Costs at A.C. Lawrence Superfund Site in S. Paris, Maine
07/30/2014Settlement of Clean Water Act Violations Aims to Prevent Future Oil Spills by Archer Daniels Midland Company
07/30/2014Two Kansas City Groups to Receive $119,940 from EPA’s Urban Waters Small Grants Program for Focus on Middle Blue River
07/30/2014U.S. EPA Requires AllenCo to Pay Penalty for Federal Violations
07/29/2014EPA Awards over $131,000 to Oklahoma to Protect Groundwater
07/28/2014Atlanta Clean Power Plan Public Hearing Location Changed Due To Power Outage
07/28/2014Historic Clean Water Act settlement will prevent millions of gallons of sewage discharges into San Francisco Bay
07/28/2014EPA cuts emissions at Navajo Generating Station, protecting public health, preserving tribal jobs and improving visibility at the Grand Canyon
07/28/2014Four Massachusetts Companies Win EPA Funding for Sustainable and Innovative Products and Research
07/28/2014Connecticut Company Wins EPA Funding for Innovative Air Filter
07/28/2014EPA to Hold Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan/ Public hearings being held in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Denver and Washington, D.C.
07/28/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator Holding Media Call to Preview Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan
07/25/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator Holding Media Call to Preview Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan
07/25/2014EPA Issues Policy Supporting Tribal and Indigenous Communities
07/24/2014U.S. EPA requires Rancho LPG to comply with safety measures for community protection
07/24/2014Rhode Island Air National Guard Agrees to Minimize Air Emissions under EPA Settlement
07/24/2014U.S. EPA Honors 17 Environmental Job Training Program Graduates in Rialto, Calif.

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