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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
05/29/2013Camden Hills Regional High School Wins Two National Environmental Education Awards
05/28/2013U.S. EPA to Hold Public Interagency Meeting on Reactive Nitrogen Research in Fresno, CA
05/23/2013Iowa Ranks in Top 10 among States for Skin Cancer; Residents Urged to Take Protective Actions as Part of 'Don't Fry Day'
05/22/2013EPA Begins Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor
05/22/2013Coffeyville Resources Refining and Marketing to Pay $300,000 to Settle Violations of Clean Air Act at Kansas Oil Refinery
05/22/2013EPA Reaches Agreement with Several Companies to Conduct a Study of a Contaminated Site in the New Jersey Meadowlands Near Hackensack River
05/21/2013EPA Adds the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, New Jersey to the Superfund List; Seven Acre Site along the Passaic River Contaminated with PCBs and Volatile Organic Compounds
05/21/2013New EPA Video Highlights Success of Citizen Science Efforts in Tonawanda, NY
05/20/2013Skin Cancer Remains the Most Common Cancer in US, Americans Urged to Take Action/EPA, CDC, FDA, National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention provide sun safety tips for 'Don’t Fry Day': May 24th
05/16/2013San Diego County Meets National Air Quality Standard for Smog
05/10/2013Rhode Island Shipbuilder to Pay Fine and Take Actions to Reduce Air Emissions under Settlement with EPA
05/10/2013MONDAY: EPA to Recognize Center for Transportation and the Environment and Delta Airlines for Grant Project Completion
05/08/2013EPA Provides $600,000 to Community in Puerto Rico to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/08/2013EPA Provides $1.4 Million to Communities in Upstate New York to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/08/2013EPA Provides $1 Million to New York City and North Hempstead, Long Island to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/08/2013EPA Provides Nearly $3.8 Million to Communities in New Jersey to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/07/2013Nearly 26 Million Americans Continue to Live with Asthma, EPA says / SC, IN, TX programs honored as national models for asthma care
05/02/2013EPA Promotes Asthma Awareness Month
05/02/2013Rhode Island Company Pays $198,500 to Settle Clean Air Violations at Brattleboro, VT Facility
05/01/2013Free Tools Available to Protect Health as Summer Smog Season Starts
05/01/2013Rhode Island Boatyard to Reduce Air Emissions and Pay Penalty
05/01/2013Company to Repay the EPA for its Costs to Clean Up Site Contaminated with 70 Tons of Asbestos in Lawrenceville, New Jersey
04/29/2013Fourth Season of Dredging Begins in Upper Hudson; Project Expected to Reach Halfway Point during Fourth Season
04/26/2013EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks to Speak at Clean Air Health Fair on Saturday, April 27, in St. Louis, Mo.
04/23/2013Beef Products Inc. to Pay $450,000 Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at its Waterloo, Iowa, Facility
04/23/2013New England Buildings Score in National Energy Star Building Competition
04/23/2013EPA Holds Hearings to Gather Public Comments on Vehicle and Gasoline Standards
04/22/2013Clean Air Act Settlement with Wisconsin Utilities to Reduce Emissions by More Than 50,000 Tons Annually
04/22/2013Clean Air Act Settlement with Wisconsin Utilities to Reduce Emissions by More Than 50,000 Tons Annually
04/22/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Commemorates Earth Day, Continues Conversation on Climate Change
04/19/2013Cement Manufacturer Agrees to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Colorado Plant
04/17/2013Three Boston-area Businesses Recognized by EPA for Green Power Purchases
04/17/2013Green-Powered Northwest Colleges and Businesses are Reducing Pollution and Fighting Climate Change
04/17/2013EPA Announces U.S. Organizations Using the Most Green Power
04/16/2013Companies agree to improve safety measures at natural gas operations in Western PA
04/15/2013EPA to Host Parking Audit Workshop in Lawrence, Kan., on Wednesday, April 17
04/15/2013EPA Publishes 18th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

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