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11/12/2013EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 14 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/08/2013New England Leaders Convene to Help Communities Prepare for Climate Change Challenges
11/07/2013EPA and Buffalo Community Foundation Team Up to Prevent Asthma Attacks Results of $55,000 EPA Asthma Education Grant Highlighted
11/05/2013EPA to host Seattle public listening session on reducing carbon emissions from existing power plants
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Scorpio Recycling Superfund site in Toa Baja; EPA to spend $3 Million to Address Heavy Metal Contamination
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Woodbrook Road Dump Superfund Site in South Plainfield, New Jersey; Contaminated Soil and Debris to be Removed; Cleanup Expected to Cost $24 Million
11/05/2013EPA to Hold Public Listening Session Nov. 8 in Philadelphia on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Ground Water Near the New Cassel Industrial Area in Nassau County, N.Y.; Cleanup Expected to Cost $22.9 Million
10/31/2013EPA Region 7 to Host November 4 Public Listening Session in Lenexa, Kan., on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
10/31/2013EPA Settles Alleged Violations of Safety Standards
at Pretium Packaging Plants in Manchester, Pa and Muscatine, Iowa
10/30/2013EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for the Ellis Property Site in Evesham Township, New Jersey; EPA Cost of Removal of Contaminated Soil Estimated at $13.6 Million
10/29/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan for Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site
10/28/2013U.S. and W.Va. Settle Case Against DuPont over Clean Air Act Violations at Washington Works Facility
10/28/2013Former Winchester, Idaho hotel owner settles with EPA for asbestos demolition violations
10/28/2013Methuen Mass. School Bus Company Pays $33K Penalty for Excessive Idling
10/25/2013EPA Awards Spartanburg, S.C., Green Infrastructure Assistance to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resiliency to Climate Change
10/24/2013EPA to Hold Lenexa, Kan., Public Listening Session on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
10/23/2013EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities / Carbon pollution from power plants declines 10 percent from 2010 due to growing use of natural gas
10/21/2013New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Summer Ozone Season
10/18/2013Dyno Nobel Inc. to Pay $257,167 for Clean Air Act and Risk Management Program Violations at Two Facilities in Missouri
10/18/2013UPDATED: EPA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants /
Sessions in Boston, Philadelphia Rescheduled Due to Government Shutdown
09/30/2013EPA Takes Public Comments on Proposal to Delete an Oneida County Site from the Superfund List after Cleanup
09/30/2013EPA Proposes Plan to Address Pollution in Three Areas of Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey; Results of Long-term Ground Water Monitoring to be Made Available to the Public; Public Encouraged to Comment on Proposed $46.7 million Cleanup Plan
09/30/2013EPA Obtains Warrant to Address Over 1000 Drums and Containers at New Jersey Facility; Ongoing Investigation Reveals Presence of Hazardous Materials (Photos Available via Web Link)
09/30/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York; $506 Million Cleanup Will Remove Contaminated Sediment and Create Jobs
09/30/2013EPA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
09/27/2013EPA Announces Second Opportunity for Public Comments on Proposed Ban on Boat Sewage Dumping into Lake Erie
09/26/2013Staples Recognized for Green Power Leadership
09/25/2013TODAY: EPA Chief Begins Three-State Tour Highlighting Climate Action Plan / EPA Administrator visits New York, Wisconsin, and Michigan to discuss climate change, power plant announcement
09/25/2013EPA's Latest Proposal for Navajo Generating Station Cuts Emissions, Protects Health
09/20/2013EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants / Agency takes important step to reduce carbon pollution from power plants as part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan
09/20/2013Texas Refinery WIll Pay $8.75 Million for Failing to Comply with Enforcement Settlement to Resolve Air Violations
09/20/2013TODAY: EPA Senior Air Official to Host Media Briefing on Clean Air Act Announcement
09/19/2013TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Speaks at National Press Club Sept. 20
09/18/2013
FRIDAY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Speaks at National Press Club Sept. 20
09/18/2013EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Testimony Before House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power
09/17/2013EPA and Ad Council Launch New Public Service Announcements to Prevent Asthma Attacks
09/17/2013TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz to Testify Before House Energy and Commerce Committee on Climate Change
09/17/2013EPA Provides Grant for Organic Gardening and Composting Training in Brooklyn; Community Gardens in Bedford-Stuyvesant to Benefit from Program
09/17/2013Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
09/12/2013Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
09/12/2013Cleanup Work to Begin at Mercury Refining Superfund Site On Colonie/Guilderland Border; EPA to Hold September 16 Public Meeting on the $9 Million Cleanup Plan
09/12/2013Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department Release Fuel Economy Tool for Used Vehicles
09/11/2013Environmental Justice Grants Totaling $88,200 Awarded to Kansas City, St. Louis, Mo., and Wichita, Kan., Organizations
09/11/2013EPA Grant to Help St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Reduce Asthma Attacks
09/11/2013EPA Provides Grant for Urban Gardening and Green Infrastructure Program in Newark, New Jersey
09/09/2013EPA’s GreenChill Partnership Recognizes
Weis Markets for Environmental Achievements
09/09/2013EPA Region 7’s Healthy Schools Toolkit Provides New Online Resources for School Professionals, Providers and Public
09/05/2013EPA fines Shell for Clean Air Act permit violations during offshore oil exploration in Alaska
09/05/2013EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs
09/04/2013EPA reaches settlement with Safeway to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting refrigerants nationwide
09/04/2013United States Reaches Settlement with Safeway to Reduce Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances Nationwide
09/03/2013EPA Requires HA International to Reduce Hazardous Air Emissions at Illinois Facility

08/28/2013Houston air quality continues to improve;
Ozone pollution declines despite population growth
08/26/2013Local and Industrial Emergency Planners Recognized for Chemical Emergency Planning Achievements throughout EPA Region 7
08/26/2013EPA Releases New Climate Change Video Series / The series supports President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and highlights benefits of reducing energy consumption
08/26/2013EPA Launches Online Green Sports Resource Directory
08/23/2013Big West Oil to spend $18M on emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at North Salt Lake refinery
08/23/2013EPA Proposes Plan to Address Contaminated Soils and Ground Water at Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site in Maywood and Rochelle Park, New Jersey; Cleanup Estimated to Cost $17 Million; Plan Will Address Contamination at Former Maywood Chemical Works
08/21/2013United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky Reach Agreement with AK Steel Corporation to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations
08/21/2013EPA To Hold August Public Meeting on LCP Chemicals, Inc. Superfund Site in Linden, New Jersey; Proposed Plan Calls for Comprehensive Cleanup Of Mercury and other Contaminants
08/20/2013EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Chemical Pollution in Wall Township, Manasquan Borough and Sea Girt, New Jersey; Public Hearing Will Take Place August 27 on the $18.9 Million Cleanup Plan
08/16/2013EPA Regional Administrator to Host Roundtable Discussion Of Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Climate Change in the Hudson Valley
08/16/2013EPA Encourages Public to Comment on Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Woodbrook Road Dump Superfund Site in South Plainfield, New Jersey; Contaminated Soil and Debris to Be Removed
08/15/2013EPA Announces Revised Fuel Economy Label Estimates for 2013 Ford C-Max; Initiates Effort to Update Labeling Procedures to Keep Pace with Industry Trends
08/14/2013Abilene Products Co., Inc., Agrees to $90,660 Settlement for Violations of Clean Air Act at Abilene, Kan., Fertilizer Facility
08/13/2013THURSDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Deliver Remarks at Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards Luncheon in Des Moines
08/08/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Scorpio Recycling Superfund site in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico; $3 Million Project to Address Contaminated Land
08/07/2013Dredging Begins to Remove 20,000 Cubic Yards of Highly Contaminated Mud from Lyndhurst Section of the Passaic River; $20 Million Project to be Paid by Various Companies
08/06/2013EPA sponsors free training on Healthy Homes for health care workers
08/06/2013EPA Finalizes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards to Help Promote American Energy Independence, Reduce Carbon Pollution/EPA also announces steps to address concerns about the E10 blend wall
08/01/2013Ontario, Calif., Food Processor to Pay $157,000 Fine for Toxic Ammonia Release
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
07/26/2013TUESDAY: Newly Confirmed EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Deliver Remarks at Harvard Law School
07/25/2013Sorrento settles with EPA for chemical management violations at Nampa, Idaho plant
07/23/2013Lafarge North America Inc. Agrees to Environmental Projects as Part of Clean Air Act Agreement
07/17/2013Poor Air Quality Expected in So. New England Thursday, 7/18; Coastal CT, RI, MA
07/17/2013In the Wake of Sandy, Conference Offers Green Solutions for New Jersey Communities; EPA and Rutgers University Co-Host Green Infrastructure Conference at Duke Farms - Public Encouraged to Attend
07/17/2013School Bus Company to Install Automatic Idle Shut-off Controls and Pay Penalties under the Clean Air Act
07/11/2013Companies to pay penalty, reduce harmful emissions from Hagerstown cement plant
07/02/2013Belden and Blake to Pay $42,504 Penalty to Settle Alleged Environmental Violations
07/01/2013EPA Warns Against Use of Refrigerant Substitutes That Pose Fire and Explosion Risk
06/28/2013United States and Tennessee Reach Agreement with King Pharmaceuticals LLC to Resolve Allegations of Clean Air Act Violations
06/27/2013Matheson Tri-Gas Pays $73,790 Penalty for Alleged Environmental Violations
06/24/2013Heatwave Means Poor Air Quality Expected for Southern Coastal New England and Coastal Maine on Tuesday, June 25
06/22/2013EPA Installs Prototype Solar-Powered Monitoring System at Durham Library
06/21/2013EPA Begins Construction of Water line in Chester and Washington Townships, N.J.; $7.3 Million Project Will Provide Safe Drinking Water to Residents and Businesses
06/20/2013EPA Seeks Input on New Clean Air Standards for Solid Waste Landfills
06/18/2013Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Family Fun Activities Set for Installation of EPA Solar-Powered Air Monitoring System in Durham
06/17/2013EPA to Host Green Street Design Workshop in Joplin, Mo.
06/12/2013New Haven, Conn. Cold Storage Warehouse Fined for Release of Toxic Ammonia from Facility
06/12/2013Researchers with New England Connections Earn EPA Award for Innovative Research
06/11/2013EPA Finalizes Air Permit for Proposed Arecibo Solid Waste Facility
06/10/2013EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congress Member Sean Patrick Maloney Assess Cleanups at Superfund Sites in Orange and Dutchess Counties
06/07/2013EPA Provides Funds to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species into Lake George; $50,000 Provided to Purchase Boat Inspection and Washing Stations
06/06/2013$700,000 in U.S. EPA Climate and Air Quality Grants Awarded to Two U.C. Schools
05/31/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; $79 Million Cleanup Will Remove Lead from Popular Beach and Public Park
05/30/2013Tesoro to pay $1.1 million to resolve Clean Air Act violations
05/30/2013Poor Air Quality Will Continue in Southern New England, including N.H. and Maine Coasts, for Friday and Saturday
05/29/2013Poor Air Quality Predicted for South Coastal New England Until Saturday June 1

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