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10/10/2012TOMORROW: EPA and TDEC to Recognize Tennessee Water and Wastewater Utilities for Energy Savings
10/03/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Diaz Chemical Superfund Site; $12 Million Spent to Date
10/01/2012New Jersey Glass Manufacturer To Install State-of-the-Art Emissions Controls To Resolve Violations of the Clean Air Act
09/27/2012EPA Provides Grants to Help New York City Residents Monitor Air and Water Pollution in their Communities; Smart Phones will Track Air Pollution in The Bronx, Students Surveying Water Pollution in New York Harbor are Some of the Projects
09/20/2012Electronics Manufacturers and Retailers Join EPA Challenge for Safe Management of Used Electronics
09/18/2012New Jersey and New York Supermarkets Recognized for Environmental Achievement by EPA GreenChill Program; Weis Markets, ACM, and Whole Foods Take Action to Reduce Harmful Emissions from Chemicals Used for Refrigeration
09/18/2012EPA Awards Columbia University and Cornell University Climate Change Grants; Columbia and Cornell Universities to Receive a Combined $1.5 Million
09/13/2012EPA Takes Action to Stop Spread of Asbestos at Liberty Plant Maintenance Site in Lockport, N.Y.
09/04/2012Town of Wellesley Designated First Green Power Partner Community in Massachusetts
08/28/2012US Coast Guard Academy in Conn. Awarded for Green Electronics
08/28/201212:30PM TODAY: Senior Administration Officials to Hold Conference Call to Discuss Major Fuel Efficiency Announcement
08/22/2012MIT Researchers Awarded $750,000 Grant to Study Climate Change Effects
08/22/2012EPA to Extend Public Comment Period On Air Permit for Arecibo Waste to Energy Facility; Agency Will Hold Five Public Hearing Sessions August 25, 26 and 27
08/08/2012US, Mexico Sign Agreement Addressing High Priority Border Environmental Issues
07/25/2012300+ New England Buildings Compete in Energy Star National Building Competition
07/25/2012EPA Kicks Off Third Annual Energy Star National Building Competition
07/09/2012EPA Chief Hosts Mexico and Canada Leaders at Commission for Environmental Cooperation Meeting
07/03/2012EPA Greenhouse Gas Permitting Requirements Maintain Focus on Largest Emitters/Steps to streamline process will ease burden on state and local permitting authorities
06/22/2012EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Air Permit for Arecibo Solid Waste Incinerator on Monday, June 25
06/18/2012Seventy Companies Reach Agreement with EPA to Remove Highly Contaminated Mud from Lyndhurst Section of the Passaic River; Cleanup work estimated to cost $20 million
06/13/2012EPA's Fifteen Hot Tips for a Cool Summer / Save money, water, energy while protecting health and encouraging environmental learning
06/12/2012EPA to Hold Citizen Science Workshops in New York and New Jersey; June 19 in New York City and June 20 in Edison, New Jersey
06/08/2012Washington Stop of National "Documerica" Environmental Photo Exhibit at Seattle Aquarium
05/24/2012New Englanders Reminded that Skin Cancer is Most Common, and Most Preventable Cancer in U.S. - Sun Safety Tips for 'Don’t Fry Day': May 25, 2012
05/21/2012EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Washington, D.C. and Chicago on Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants
05/17/2012Skin Cancer is Most Common Cancer in US, Yet One of the Most Preventable/EPA, FDA, NPS, National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Highlight Sun Safety Tips for 'Don’t Fry Day': May 25th
05/01/2012EPA Takes Next Step to Implement 2008 Ozone Standards / Most areas that need to take steps to reduce ozone pollution are close to meeting the standards; only three new areas have been added
04/27/2012As Summer Smog Season Starts, Free Resources Help Protect People
04/25/2012MEDIA ALERT: Regional U.S. EPA Leader Jared Blumenfeld Heads to Sacramento to Discuss Jobs, Green Tech
04/25/2012U.S. EPA, Dept. of Energy Launch Innovative New Tools to Determine Solar and Wind Energy Potential on Contaminated Lands
04/23/2012EPA Releases List of Top 50 Green-Powered Organizations/ Intel, Kohl’s, Microsoft rank in top three
04/20/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: Obama Administration to Announce First U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools
04/16/2012EPA Publishes National U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
04/12/2012Northeast Diesel Collaborative Honors Mass. and Vermont Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
04/12/2012Northeast Diesel Collaborative Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
04/11/2012Seattle and Portland among the top cities with the most Energy Star certified buildings in the United States
04/11/2012Boston Area Ranked 10th Metropolitan Area for Energy Star Labeled Buildings
04/06/2012Statement on Passing of Peter Lord, Environmental Reporter for Providence Journal
04/02/2012EPA to Fund Projects to “Green” Restaurants, Supermarkets and Hotels in New Jersey and New York
03/27/2012EPA Proposes First Carbon Pollution Standard for Future Power Plants/Achievable standard is in line with investments already being made and will inform the building of new plants moving forward
03/05/2012EPA Provides Major Grant to CACWNY
02/28/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy and Power, Environment and the Economy
02/22/2012EPA Celebrates New England ENERGY STAR Leaders and Labeled Buildings
02/21/2012EPA Recognizes State Street, Ahold USA and Hartford Fire Insurance Company as  Part of Nation’s Top Green Power Partners
02/13/2012EPA’s FY 2013 Budget Proposal Focuses on Core Environmental and Human Health Protections / EPA budget supports President Obama’s vision of an America that is built to last
01/23/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant to Help Farm Workers Reduce Pesticide Risks
01/23/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant to Help Ironbound Community Promote Sustainable Practices through Urban Gardening and Environmental Education
12/21/2011SUPERVALU food recovery efforts garner National Waste Wise Award
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
12/09/2011EPA Recognizes Manchester High School West on Energy Reduction Efforts
12/01/2011Federal-State Partnership Helps Water Managers Plan for Climate Change
11/23/2011Tips for Environmentally Friendly Gifts this Holiday Season
11/18/2011EPA and U.S. Department of Energy to Develop Renewable Energy on Previously Contaminated Sites; Two Sites in Buffalo Area Among Those to be Assessed for Renewable Energy Projects
11/17/2011EPA and GSA Team Up to Promote Energy Efficiency in Federal Facilities in Boston and New England
11/17/2011EPA Recognizes Staples and State Street as One of Nation’s Top Green Power Partners
11/09/2011Vermont Mapping Software Wins National EPA Award
11/04/2011EPA, DOE Partner to Develop Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Sites / Clean energy project aims to benefit local economies and create jobs
10/27/2011$41,752 Grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10/17/2011EPA Administrator Jackson, Senator Lautenberg and Senator Menendez Mark 25th Anniversary of Toxics Right to Know Law
09/30/2011Government and Community Partners Launch Tonawanda Sustainability Initiative; Goals are to Reduce Pollution and Promote Business Innovation
09/28/2011Food Manufacturing Company in Ward Hill, Mass. Cited for Clean Air Act Violations
09/28/2011EPA’s Response to Inspector General’s Report on Endangerment Finding
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Environmental Achievement in New England
09/19/2011EPA Region 8 supermarkets recognized for environmental achievement under GreenChill partnership
09/14/2011EPA to Fund Pollution Prevention Projects in New Jersey and New York; Agency Also to Promote Pollution Prevention Initiatives at Upcoming Green Chemistry Conference
09/07/2011EPA and Naval Weapons Station Earle to Work Together to Expand Environmental Commitments
09/01/2011College Football Fans Compete to Protect the Environment
08/25/2011EPA Orders HOVENSA to Improve Plans to Prevent Chemical Releases and Promptly Detect Problems
08/22/2011EPA Accepts First GHG Reporting Data/Agency launches electronic GHG reporting tool
08/02/2011EPA Signs an Agreement with the University at Buffalo to Improve Environmental Sustainability
07/29/2011President Obama Announces Historic 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standard/Consumers will save $1.7 trillion at the pump, $8K per vehicle by 2025
07/28/2011New England Buildings Battle for Title of Energy Efficiency
07/27/2011EPA Announces Top Contenders in Energy Star National Building Competition / In the first six months of the competition, participants saved more than $3.7 million on utility bills
07/26/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Welsbach/Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden County, New Jersey
07/26/2011Fortune Society Will Provide Green Job Training Through EPA Brownfields Grant
07/22/2011EPA and New York City Urge People to Save Energy, Money and the Environment on Hot Summer Days
07/20/2011EPA and DEC Report Progress at Tonawanda Coke Corporation; Announce New Commitments in Tonawanda Community -- Benzene Emissions Cut by at least Two-thirds
07/14/2011New Energy Star Initiative Recognizes Cutting-Edge Products with Highest Energy Efficiency / “Most Efficient” designation will help shoppers reduce their energy bills, provide incentives for manufacturers to innovate, and protect Americans’ public health and environment
07/13/2011Manchester NH Laundry to Reduce Air Emissions and Fund Cleaner Burning Wood Stove Purchases
07/13/2011TOMORROW: EPA and DOE to Make Energy Star Announcement
06/30/2011EPA Tips to Be Cool and Safe this Summer / Limit the heat and the sun, but not the fun
06/28/2011Take Action on Hot Summer Days to Reduce Asthma Attacks
06/21/2011Four New England Congregations Receive Energy Star Labels
06/21/2011EPA Issues Final Report on Toxic Air Pollution Near Paulsboro High School, N.J.; Finds Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
06/09/2011EPA Honors Outstanding Leadership in Asthma Care
06/08/2011“Carbon Yeti” snares City of Bellevue an EPA “Clean Air Excellence Award”
06/07/201111th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards Recognize Public And Private Sector Achievements / Winners’ efforts help environment, education, and economy
05/26/2011Don’t Fry-Day is Friday; EPA Offers Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer
05/26/2011Don’t Fry-Day is Friday; EPA Offers Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer
05/25/2011EPA, DOT Unveil the Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels
05/23/2011Don’t Fry Day is Friday / EPA Sun Safety Tips
05/04/2011GreenChill Partnership Reaches All 50 States
05/03/2011Partnership of Northeast Government, Private and Non-profit Organizations Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
05/03/2011EPA Helps Build Awareness Around Asthma / Asthma affects nearly 25 million people in the U.S.
05/02/2011EPA Kicks Off 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition / Teams from 245 buildings around the U.S. compete to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
05/02/2011Free Tools to Protect Health as Summer Smog Season Begins
04/29/2011EPA Honors U.S. Virgin Islands Environmental Leaders
04/29/2011EPA Honors Puerto Rico Environmental Leaders
04/29/2011EPA Honors New Jersey Environmental Leaders

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