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12/29/2011EPA Reaches Settlement on Groundwater Cleanup at the Davis Liquid Waste Superfund Site in Smithfield R.I.
12/29/2011Essroc Cement Company to Pay $1.7 Million
Penalty to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations/$33 million investment in pollution controls to reduce smog and asthma causing emissions by more than 7,000 tons per year
12/29/2011City of South Bend agrees to improve sewer system to address Clean Water Act violations
12/27/2011EPA Finalizes 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards
12/22/2011They’re Still Talking About Historic Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
12/21/2011SUPERVALU food recovery efforts garner National Waste Wise Award
12/21/2011Here’s What They’re Saying About Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
12/21/2011$1,116,000 Grant to Omaha, Neb., for Sewer Improvements
12/21/2011EPA Issues First National Standards for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants/ Historic ‘mercury and air toxics standards’ meet 20-year old requirement to cut dangerous smokestack emissions EPA emite primeras normas nacionales para la contaminación de mercurio de plantas eléctricas / “Estándares históricos de Mercurio y Tóxicos de Aire” cumplen el requisito impuesto hace 20 años para reducir las peligrosas emisiones de las chimeneas
12/20/2011Delmar’s new state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility unveiled
12/20/2011WEDNESDAY: EPA Administrator Jackson to Make Significant Clean Air Act Announcement
12/20/2011Idaho, Oregon, and Washington manufacturers failed to notify authorities about chemical releases
12/20/2011R.I. Army National Guard Installs Corrosion Control System to Comply with EPA Order
12/19/2011Environmental Justice Grant Awarded to Howardville, Mo., Community Betterment Committee for West End Hermondale
12/19/2011Environmental Justice Grants of $25,000 Awarded to Migrant Farmworkers Project and El Centro, Inc., of Kansas City
12/16/2011Texas Oil Company Sentenced to Pay $12 Million for Clean Air Act Violations and Obstruction Crimes in Louisiana / Sentence is the largest ever criminal fine in Louisiana for air pollution
12/16/2011EPA Approves Ozone Plans for Areas in Extreme Nonattainment
12/16/2011DuPont Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Deepwater, N.J. Facility
12/16/2011EPA Issues Cooperative Agreement to Joplin, Mo.; $500,000 in Funding to Address Lead Exposures Caused by May 22 Tornado
12/16/2011$388,000 Grant to Russell, Kan., for Drinking Water Improvements
12/16/2011Oregon Environmental Justice Task Force recognized by EPA
12/16/2011EPA Reaches Agreement with Hotel Developers to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act; Developers of the Condado Duo Hotel Complex to Expand Artificial Reef in Condado Lagoon
12/15/2011EPA orders Douglas drinking water system to reduce arsenic
12/15/2011$214,000 Grant to Mason City, Iowa, for Drinking Water Improvements
12/15/2011$123,000 Grant to Wichita, Kan., for Storm Sewer Project
12/15/2011EPA Region 7 Completes 10,000th Residential Yard Cleanup of Lead-Contaminated Soils at Omaha Lead Site in Omaha, Neb.
12/15/2011Augusta County Twice Honored by EPA
For Protecting Waters
12/15/2011California Building Materials Manufacturer Agrees to Pay $1.4 million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations
12/15/2011California Building Materials Manufacturer Agrees to Pay $1.4 million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations
12/14/2011U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Chicago to Reduce Sewage Overflows
12/14/2011EPA Region 7 to Host News Conference Dec. 15 to Discuss Milestone in Cleanup of Residential Yards in Omaha, Neb.
12/14/2011U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Chicago to Reduce Sewage Overflows / Settlement with Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago to reduce pollution from stormwater runoff and protect public health
12/14/2011Three New England Organizations Recognized for Reducing Waste
12/14/2011EPA Approves Three Alternative Refrigerants to Replace Hydrofluorocarbons in Commercial and Household Freezers/First time that hydrocarbon substitutes will be widely used in the U.S.
12/12/2011Nisqually Estuary restoration receives national award for outstanding coastal protection
12/12/2011EPA awards $50,000 to two Utah organizations for environmental justice efforts
12/12/2011EPA awards $50,000 to two Colorado organizations for environmental justice efforts
12/12/2011EPA Proposes Plan for Next Phase of Cleanup at Crown Cleaners Superfund Site in Herrings, New York; Agency Encouraging Public Comment
12/12/2011Tennessee Construction Company and Georgia Department of Transportation Agree to Pay $1.5 Million Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations
12/09/2011Initial Chanute Environmental Screenings Complete; Air Monitors In Place
12/09/2011$1,455,000 Grant to Lee’s Summit, Mo., for Sewer Project
12/09/2011EPA Awards Six Environmental Justice Grants in the Southeast / Also announces solicitation for 2012 grants
12/09/2011EPA Recognizes Manchester High School West on Energy Reduction Efforts
12/09/2011U.S. EPA, Napa County Announce Millions for Water Quality, Flood Damage, Northern California Salmon
12/08/2011EPA Awards Nearly $100,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to California Projects / Organizations focus on environmental issues in Los Angeles, Central California
12/08/2011EPA Region 6 Enforcement and Compliance Results for 2011
12/08/2011SEPTA Receives $1.2 Million EPA Grant to Improve Air Quality
12/08/2011EPA Enforcement Cuts 300 Million Pounds of Pollution in Great Lakes Region
12/08/2011EPA Releases Draft Findings of Pavillion, Wyoming Ground Water Investigation for Public Comment and Independent Scientific Review
12/08/2011EPA Awards More Than $1 Million in Environmental Justice Grants to Protect People’s Health / Also announces solicitation for 2012 grants
12/08/2011EPA Annual Enforcement Results Highlights Commitment to Address Largest Pollution Problems with Greatest Community Impact / Focused effort on high-impact cases leads to increases in pollution reduced and investments in pollution controlsInforme anual de acatamiento de EPA destaca compromiso por abordar los problemas de contaminación más grandes con mayor impacto comunitario / Esfuerzo enfocado en casos de alto-impacto conduce a mayores reducciones en contaminación y aumentos en las inversiones diseñadas a controlar la contaminación
12/08/2011EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Lake Ontario
12/08/2011Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Costs of Restoration and Civil Penalties Total Nearly $1 Million
12/07/2011Fertilizer Company Agrees to Pay $1.8 Million Penalty
to Resolve Hazardous Waste Violations
12/07/2011EPA To Provide Nearly $2 Million to Revitalize U.S. Urban Waters EPA ofrecerá cerca de $2 millones para revitalizar aguas urbanas de EE.UU.
12/06/2011Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Penalties Total More Than $180,000
12/06/2011EPA Proposes to Remove State Marine of Port Arthur and Palmer Barge Line Superfund Sites from its Superfund List
12/05/2011Task Force Established by President Obama Releases Final Strategy for Reversing Deterioration of Gulf Ecosystem/USDA $50 million financial assistance for restoration projects announced as Task Force efforts shift from planning to action
12/05/2011EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution From Trucks Operating in Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico
12/05/2011U.S. EPA: City of East Palo Alto Cleans up Cooley Landing Toxic Dump to Create Bayfront Nature Park
12/05/2011EPA and JCDH to host a public meeting on North Birmingham, AL Air Quality
12/05/2011Task Force Established by President Obama Releases Final Strategy for Reversing Deterioration of Gulf Ecosystem -- USDA $50 million financial assistance for restoration projects announced as Task Force efforts shift from planning to action
12/05/2011Task Force Established by President Obama Releases Final Strategy for Reversing Deterioration of Gulf Ecosystem - USDA $50 million financial assistance for restoration projects announced as Task Force efforts shift from planning to action
12/05/2011TOMORROW: EPA EPA Chief to Discuss Environmental Protection, Jobs At Duke University
12/02/2011U.S. EPA orders City and County of Honolulu and Waste Management to address stormwater violations at Waimanalo Gulch Landfill
12/02/2011EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution from Locomotives and Buses Operating in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Nassau and Rockland Counties
12/02/2011EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution from Ferries Operating between New Jersey and New York
12/02/2011EPA Proposes Changes to Clean Air Act Standards for Boilers and Incinerators/Reconsidered standards would set emission limits for less than one percent of boilers, achieve public health benefits while increasing flexibility and responding to public input
12/02/2011TODAY: Press Conference Call to Discuss Proposed Changes to Boilers and Incinerators Rule
12/01/2011$485,000 Grant to St. Joseph, Mo., for Sewer Improvements
12/01/2011$243,000 Grant to Salina, Kan., for Drinking Water and Sewer Project
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Community of Old North St. Louis, Mo., with National Award for Smart Growth Achievement
12/01/2011Federal-State Partnership Helps Water Managers Plan for Climate Change
12/01/2011New Oregon Streamflow Assessment Tool Aids Clean Water Act Compliance
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Communities for Smart Growth Achievements / Smart growth policies protect health and the environment, strengthen local economies
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