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11/25/2014EPA Awards Kentucky-based Conference of Radiation Control Directors Grant to Reduce Indoor Pollutant Exposure and Protect Public Health
11/25/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Carbon Capture Facility; Facility will bring nearly $300 million in capital investments
and increase natural gas processing
11/25/2014EPA Completes Reviews of 25 New England Site Cleanups during FY2014
11/25/2014EPA protects central Arizona tribal lands by requiring safe handling of hazardous waste and pesticides
11/25/2014EPA, San Jose, recycler celebrate food waste to energy conversion
11/25/2014Comment Period Extended until Jan. 14, 2015 for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Nuclear Metals Superfund Site in Concord, Mass.; Public Hearing will be Wed. Dec. 10
11/24/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA and City of San Josť officials will tour zero waste facility turning food scraps into renewable energy
11/24/2014EPA Awards Grants to Reduce Indoor Pollutant Exposure, Protect Public Health / Eight organizations in Calif., DC, Ill., Kan., Ky., and Md. receive funding to minimize exposure to indoor pollutants
11/24/2014EPA Solicits Applicants for the 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
11/24/2014EPA Plan Will Reduce Pollution and Improve Visibility in Texas, Oklahoma
11/24/2014Beazer East Completes Cleanup of Over 100 Residential Structures at the Cabot Koppers Site in Gainesville, Fla.
11/21/2014EPA helps California’s Redwood Valley County Water District prepare for a changing climate
11/21/2014Head of EPA Visits Jersey City to Highlight EPA Investment in Local Communities; Jersey City Mayor Fulop and Administrator McCarthy Visit Berry Lane Park Project
11/20/2014EPA, federal and state agencies, rice growers, industry act to protect endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California
11/20/2014Delta Western upgrades Dillingham facility to comply with federal oil spill prevention laws
11/20/2014EPA Regional Administrator Tours Duluth Composting Facility, Highlights the Benefits of Reducing Food Waste
11/20/2014Accept the Challenge of Reducing Food Waste
11/20/2014EPA Recognizes The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University City District for Helping to Reduce Methane-producing Food Waste in Landfills
11/20/2014EPA Post-Construction Storm Water Runoff Workshop to be Held in Hilton Head, SC
11/20/2014EPA to Hold a Public Meeting concerning the Stauffer Chemical Superfund Sites Operable Unit 3 Cold Creek Swamp
11/20/2014Collaboration with Federal and State Agencies, Rice Growers and Industry Further Protect Endangered Salmon and Steelhead Trout
11/20/2014Remedial Actions Have Begun at Sanford Cleaners Superfund Site in Sanford, Fla.
11/20/2014U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Lima, Ohio, to Reduce Sewage Overflows

11/19/2014EPA to Assist Hillsboro, Kan., Water Utilities in Bolstering Climate Resilience and Readiness
11/19/2014EPA to Assist Fredericktown, Mo., Water Utilities in Bolstering Climate Resilience and Readiness
11/19/2014California High-Speed Rail Authority, U.S. EPA Highlight Green Construction Equipment Partnership
11/19/2014EPA to Assist Seminole Tribe of Florida Bolster Climate Resilience and Readiness
11/19/2014EPA to Assist Water Utility in Auburn Ala. to Bolster Climate Resilience and Readiness
11/19/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for
$1 Billion Jumbo Project in Corpus Christi; Facility will bring almost 4,000 jobs to Corpus Christi area
11/19/2014EPA to Assist Water Utilities in Bolstering Climate Resilience and Readiness
11/19/2014OSU Fights Climate Change and Becomes Green Power Partner of the Year
11/19/2014EPA Recognizes City of Houston for Reduction in Energy Consumption
11/19/2014$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound
11/19/2014EPA Names 2014 Green Power Leaders
11/19/2014$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound; $563,248 awarded to support projects in New York
11/19/2014EPA Settlement Reduces Risk of Ammonia Releases from North Haven, Conn. Cold Storage Facility
11/19/2014EPA Names Oak Ridge, Tennessee a 2014 Green Power Leader
11/19/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator Gives Keynote Address at Center for American Progress Conference
11/18/2014EPA Spotlights Food Recovery with Atlanta Community Food Bank
11/18/2014EPA requires Modesto wholesaler to protect Central Valley wetlands and pay penalty, following destruction of rare habitat
11/17/2014Relocated Residents Near CTS of Asheville, Inc. Superfund Site to Return Home
11/17/2014EPA Signs Memorandums of Understanding with Georgia College and State University, HHS and USDA Rural Development
11/14/2014EPA: Every American, Business and Community Can Play a Role in Increasing Rate of Recycling
11/14/2014EPA to Sign Memorandums of Understanding with Georgia College and State University, HHS and USDA Rural Development
11/14/2014EPA Administrator Applauds Efforts to Feed the Hungry While Protecting the Planet
11/14/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator in Philadelphia for Drexel Food Recovery Event and Wharton Energy Conference Keynote
11/13/2014EPA settles with Student Works Painting, Inc., for failure to comply with lead-based paint regulations at a home in Boise, ID
11/13/2014EPA Funding Improves Drinking Water Quality and Infrastructure in Oklahoma
11/13/2014EPA Calls for Nominations for 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award
11/13/2014EPA, MDEQ and UP Officials Celebrate Removal of Lake Superior Area of Concern from Binational List of Toxic Hotspots
11/13/2014FRIDAY: EPA Administrator in Philadelphia for Drexel Food Recovery Event and Wharton Energy Conference Keynote
11/13/2014EPA Settlement with Dura Bond Pipe will
Help Protect Residents in the Harrisburg Area
11/13/2014An EPA Settlement with Seaboard Asphalt Products
Helps Protect Baltimore, Maryland Residents.
11/13/2014EPA Settlement with Mack Trucks Inc. Protects Community Health and the Environment from Hazardous Waste Pollution in Lehigh County, Pa.
11/13/2014EPA Recognizes the First Existing Apartment, Condo Buildings with ENERGY STAR Certification / Apartment and condo buildings recognized in Ark., D.C., Ill., Mass., N.Y., Va., Wash. with certification for leading industry in cutting energy use, increasing affordability
11/13/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Diesel Buses in Puerto Rico; Grant Provides More than $208,000 to the Puerto Rico Metropolitan Bus Authority
11/12/2014EPA Region 7 and Haskell Indian Nations University to Mutually Benefit from New Five-Year Memorandum of Agreement
11/12/2014EPA awards $300,000 small business innovation grant to Westlake Village, Calif. entrepreneur to develop green polymers for water-based wood coatings
11/12/2014EPA awards $300,000 small business grant for Berkeley, Calif. entrepreneur’s portable test for toxic algae blooms
11/12/2014EPA Grant to Help Capital District-Area Business Develop Green Technology; Ecovative Design of Green Island, New York Receives $300,000 for Development of Green Alternative to Foam Packaging
11/12/2014EPA requires Bay Area home renovator to protect children from lead-based paint dangers
11/12/2014EPA Announces Support for Small Businesses to Bring Green Technology, Innovative Research to Marketplace/Small businesses in Calif., Del., Ga., Ill., La., Ohio, N.Y., and Tenn., to receive EPA funding
11/12/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Plan to Remove Mercury Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake; EPA to Host Public Information Session for Pompton Lakes Community Tonight
11/12/2014EPA Awards $495,000 to Reduce Diesel Emissions from Marine Engines in Massachusetts
11/12/2014EPA Administrator to Announce Small Business Award to Nashville, TN based National Recovery Technologies, LLC
11/12/201410:30AM TODAY: EPA Administrator to Hold Press Call to Announce Support for Small Businesses
11/10/2014Reducing Food Waste and Saving Money at Thanksgiving
11/10/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan in South Plainfield, New Jersey
11/10/2014North Georgia Developer Agrees to Settlement for Stormwater Violations
11/10/2014EPA to Announce Major Grant to Reduce Air Pollution in Puerto Rico
11/10/2014EPA Funding Helps Businesses in Upstate New York Prevent Pollution; $268,000 Will Help Small and Medium-Sized Companies
11/10/2014EPA Funding Helps Businesses in New Jersey Prevent Pollution and Protect Against Storm Surges
11/10/2014EPA Awards Alabama Clean Water Partnership an $171,436 Environmental Education Model Grant
11/10/2014EPA Awards South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium a $78,564 Environmental Education Model Grant
11/07/2014EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 13 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/07/2014EPA Grants Support Tribal Environmental Programs in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
11/06/2014Subsidiaries of the World’s Largest Fertilizer Producer to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Four Florida Plants
11/06/2014Bradford, R.I. Rock Quarry Agrees to Clean Air Act Settlement
11/06/2014Subsidiaries of the World’s Largest Fertilizer Producer to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Three North Carolina Plants
11/06/2014Three Subsidiaries of the World’s Largest Fertilizer Producer to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Eight Production Plants
11/06/2014EPA, DOE Release 2015 Fuel Economy Guide for Car Buyers
11/05/2014EPA and USDA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Pollinator Strategy/Sessions to be held November 12 and 17 in the D.C. metro area
11/05/2014Industrial Laundry Agrees to Clean Air Act Settlement
11/04/2014EPA Settles with Stone Energy Corporation to Restore and Mitigate Damage to West Virginia Streams
11/04/2014Leading Edge Aviation Services Sentenced for Unlawful Handling of Hazardous Waste at Greenville, Miss. Facility
11/04/2014News Brief: EPA Awards Environmental Education Grants to Recipients in 18 States
11/04/2014EPA Announces Joint Public Meetings to Discuss Next Steps in Vermont’s Lake Champlain Cleanup Efforts
11/03/2014United States Reaches Settlement with Hyundai and Kia in Historic Greenhouse Gas Enforcement Case
11/03/2014Cleanup Plan Proposed for the Nuclear Metals Site in Concord, Mass.
11/03/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Attorney General Eric Holder to Announce Historic Clean Air Act Settlement
10/31/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Peterson/Puritan Superfund Site Plan
10/31/2014EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative/Plan Builds Capacity to Protect Human Health and the Environment in a Changing Climate
10/31/2014EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative
10/31/2014EPA Approves GHG Permitting Program in Texas
10/30/2014Under Settlement, City of Derby, Conn. Will Pay $675,000 for Cleanup Costs at O’Sullivan’s Island Site
10/30/2014EPA Administrator McCarthy Statement on the Passing of Mayor Menino
10/30/2014EPA Proposes Revised Plan to Remove Mercury Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
10/30/2014EPA Announces Removal of Two Toxic Hotspots on Lake Superior and Lake Michigan from Binational List
10/30/2014Another Successful Year of Hudson River Cleanup Draws to a Close; One More Year of Dredging Expected
10/30/2014EPA Announces Removal of Two Toxic Hotspots on Lake Superior and Lake Michigan from Binational List

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