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07/23/2014EPA to Hold Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan/Public hearings being held in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Denver and Washington, D.C.
07/23/2014EPA Awards over $900,000 to TU to Research Impacts of Climate Change in Tribal Areas
07/23/2014EPA Funds Environmental Health Research for Tribal Communities
07/23/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Testify before Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
07/23/2014EPA Proposes Changes to Cleanup Plan at Cattaraugus County, NY Toxic Site Public Meeting to take place August 5 in Olean
07/22/2014Columbia Sportswear settles with EPA for mislabeled clothes containing insect repellent
07/22/2014TOMORROW: US EPA Administrator to Testify before Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
07/22/2014EPA Settles Stormwater Case to Protect Richmond Water Quality
07/22/2014EPA Air Pollution Settlement with DuPont Chemical Facility in Tonawanda, NY; Approved by Federal Court
07/21/2014EPA Awards over $11 Million to State of Oklahoma to Improve Water Quality
07/21/2014EPA Solicits Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grant Proposals
07/21/2014EPA settlement to help ensure safety of more than a dozen communities near TRANSFLO facilities
07/21/2014EPA Warning: Recharging Air Conditioners with Wrong Refrigerant Poses Injury and Fire Risks
07/21/2014New Treatment Technology to be Added to Wastewater Treatment Plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York
07/18/2014EPA releases proposal to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska fisheries from potential impacts posed by Pebble Mine
07/18/2014EPA Cleanup Funds Will Help Transform Vacant Properties in Easton’s Historic District into Thriving New Center
07/17/2014EPA Introduces New Graphic to Help Consumers Make Informed Choices about Insect Repellents
07/17/2014EPA Awards $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
Funding will go to projects nationwide, including University of Baltimore work in the Patapsco Watershed
07/17/2014EPA Awards $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
Funding will go to projects nationwide, including three in the
Anacostia River Watershed
07/17/2014EPA Awards $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
Funding will support projects nationwide, including six helping Philly, Chester, and Wilmington communities
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grant to NYC Parks to Boost Citizen Science in City Parks along the Bronx and Harlem Rivers
07/17/2014U.S. EPA Awards $115,000 for Revitalization and Education Projects in the Los Angeles River Watershed
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grant to Reduce Water Pollution Along the Cano Martin Pena in San Juan, Puerto Rico
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grants to Elizabeth, New Jersey Community Group to Build trail to Elizabeth River
07/17/2014EPA Awards over $179,000 to Promote Proctor Creek Restoration
07/17/2014EPA and Public Lab Revitalize Urban Waters in New Orleans
07/17/2014EPA works with Bayou Land Resource Conservation and Development Council to Control Mosquitos and Protect Water
07/17/2014New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board works to improve local water
07/17/2014EPA works with Pontchartrain Basin Foundation to Revitalize Urban Waters in New Orleans
07/17/2014Global Green USA and EPA educate local citizens to combat Climate Change
07/17/2014EPA and Groundwork New Orleans increase
Stormwater Resilience in New Orleans
07/17/2014EPA Awarding over $179,500 to Revitalize Urban Waters along Rio Grande
07/17/2014EPA Awarding $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
07/16/2014US Settlement with Minnesota Coal-fired Utility to Reduce Emissions, Fund Projects to Benefit Environment and Communities
07/16/2014EPA Administrator McCarthy to attend Commission on Environmental Cooperation
07/16/2014151 New England Buildings compete in EPA’s 5th Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/15/2014Settlement with Dothan, Ala., Resolves City’s Clean Water Act Violations
07/15/2014EPA Honors Dunwoody’s Sprouts Farmers Market for its Climate Protection Efforts
07/15/2014Biopico Systems, Irvine, CLEW, Pasadena, and AquaNano, Monrovia Win $300,000 in Green Technology Contracts from EPA
07/15/2014EPA Proposes PCB Cleanup Plan for Lower Ley Creek Portion of Onondaga Lake Superfund Site Located in Town of Salina, New York; Public Meeting to Be Held on July 29 in the Town of Salina Town Hall
07/15/2014EPA to Hold a Public Meeting Concerning the Seven Out Tank Site
07/15/2014Zep Inc. Pays $905,000 for Alleged Violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
07/15/2014SimpleWater, Berkeley and Lucid Design Group, Oakland Win $200,000 in Green Technology Contracts from EPA
07/15/2014HJ3 Composite Technologies of Tucson Wins $100,000 Green Technology Contract from EPA
07/15/2014Up To $27.5 Million Available From EPA for 2014 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
07/14/2014Oak Ridge Becomes Southeast’s First Green Power Community
07/14/2014TUESDAY: EPA to Present Sprouts Farmers Market in Dunwoody, Ga with GreenChill Certification
07/14/2014EPA Supporting Small Businesses by Advancing Sustainable and Innovative Products and Research/Twenty-one businesses receiving funding to strengthen the economy and the environment
07/14/2014Second Phase of Cleanup Work to Begin at Mercury Refining Superfund Site On Colonie/Guilderland Border; Total Cleanup Cost Estimated at $9.3 Million
07/11/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at 85th Annual League of United Latin American Citizens National Conference
07/11/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at
National Association of Regulatory Utility in Dallas
07/11/2014EPA Orders Hercules Incorporated to Perform Response Actions at its Hattiesburg Facility
07/11/2014EPA Clean Air Act Settlements with Two Industrial Laundry Companies Minimize Emissions in New England Communities
07/10/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Housatonic River “Rest of River” - Public Hearing to be Held on Tuesday, Sept. 23
07/10/2014U. S., Mexico Conduct Joint Emergency Response Exercise
07/10/2014More than 5,500 buildings to compete in EPA’s Fifth-Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings/Commercial buildings around the US are in a race to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
07/10/2014EPA Settlement Protects Community Health and the Environment from Hazardous Waste Pollution in Baltimore
07/10/2014U.S. Branch of Canadian Company to Pay $2.5 Million Penalty for Shreveport, LA, Wastewater Plant; Settlement resolves water, hazardous waste, and air violations
07/10/2014EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee Met in Atlanta to Weigh in on Proposed Water Rule
07/10/2014EPA Proposes to Replace and Reduce Harmful Greenhouse Gases
07/09/2014District Court of Appeals ruling on the petition for review of final EPA action placing the CTS of Asheville site on the National Priorities List
07/09/2014EPA Clean Air Settlements with Two Industrial Laundry Companies Minimize Emissions in New England Communities
07/09/2014EPA Awards over $144,000 to New Mexico to Reduce Water Pollution
07/09/2014Idaho Transportation Department settles with EPA for exposing untrained workers and mishandling asbestos waste during shop renovation
07/09/2014EPA Settlement with Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Auto Crushing Company; Addresses Hazardous Waste and Used Oil
07/08/2014EPA Sponsors Free Training on Healthy Homes for Health Care Workers
07/08/2014EPA Sampling Shows No Health Risk at Rotary Drilling Supply Site and Willers Lake
07/08/2014Vermont’s Mad River Valley Paves the Way for EPA Tool to Help Communities Become More Flood Resilient
07/08/2014THURSDAY PRESS CALL: EPA Convenes Local Government Advisory Committee in Atlanta to Weigh in on Proposed Water Rule
07/08/2014Court Approves EPA Agreement with IBM for Cleanup of Shenandoah Road Superfund Site in East Fishkill, NY
Agreement Also Provides Reimbursement of EPA Costs
07/07/2014EPA Provides Tool to Help Communities Become More Flood Resilient /Smart growth approaches can help communities prepare for and recover from disaster
07/07/2014EPA Takes Action To Bring Suffolk County Company into Compliance with Pesticides Regulations; Fines Company for Selling Unregistered Cleaning and Surface Disinfectant Products
07/07/2014Media Call Advisory: EPA Administrator to Preview Missouri Visit with Farmers and Discussion of Efforts to Protect U.S. Waterways
07/03/2014EPA’s Tips for a Happy and Healthy Summer
07/02/2014Fort Wainwright Reduces Water Contamination Risk from Fuel Tanks in EPA Settlement
07/01/2014EPA Settlement with Patton, Mo., Property Owner Resolves Clean Water Act Violations Affecting Baltimore Creek
07/01/2014EPA Grants Nearly $800,000 to Improve Houston-Galveston Area Air Quality; Houston-Galveston Area Council will use grant to reduce ozone-forming emissions
07/01/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Reduce Methane, Other Harmful Pollution from New Landfills/Agency also seeks public input on potential updates to guidelines for existing landfills
07/01/2014EPA Finalizes $45 Million* Plan to Address Pollution in Three Areas of Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey
06/27/2014EPA Proposes Cleanup Plan for Toxic Site in Newfield, New Jersey; Heavy metals and hexavalent chromium to be Addressed
06/27/2014EPA Proposes Approval of New Climate-Friendly Refrigerants / Proposal supports president’s Climate Action Plan by curbing emissions of potent greenhouse gases
06/26/2014U.S. EPA settles with two San Joaquin Valley companies to ensure safe handling of hazardous waste
06/26/2014Results of Surface Radiation Screening Suggest Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex Remains Suitable for Public Use
06/26/2014EPA Credits States for Making Progress in Bay Cleanup; Says More Effort Needed to Get Back on Track for a Restored Bay
06/25/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Testify at Hearing of House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
06/25/2014US EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at George Mason University’s Washington Youth Summit on the Environment
06/25/2014EPA Releases Final Risk Assessment on Trichloroethylene (TCE)/ Agency begins process to address potential human health risks
06/24/2014EPA Sponsors Free Training to Improve Children’s Environmental Health
06/24/2014EPA Proposed Plan Meeting Scheduled for International Mineral and Chemical Site in Spartanburg, SC
06/24/2014EPA Settlement to Help Protect Carroll County Waters
From Runoff Pollution
06/24/2014Pennsylvania Native Wins Prestigious EPA Award
For Protecting Wetlands
06/24/2014EPA Orders Pennsylvania Municipalities to Improve
Stormwater Management
06/24/2014EPA Settlement with Petersburg, Va., Business Helps
Protect Soil and Groundwater from Contamination
06/24/2014Roanoke Chemical Distributor Ordered to Pay
$612,339 for Hazardous Waste Storage Violations
06/24/2014Ivory Homes agrees to prevent hundreds of thousands of pounds of sediment and contaminated stormwater runoff from entering Utah waterways each year
06/24/2014Lakeville, Mass. Refrigerated Warehouses Improve Public Safety Practices under EPA Settlement
06/24/2014EPA Awards Brownfield Grants to Hennepin County and City of Duluth
06/23/2014EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Lake Erie
06/20/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for ONEOK Hydrocarbon; Permit allows $800M expansion of facility near Houston, will create 15-25 permanent jobs
06/20/2014Austin to Receive $400,000 from EPA to Assess Contaminated Properties; Funds Will Boost Local Economy, Protect Public Health and Environment

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