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12/22/2014XTO Energy, Inc. to Restore Areas Damaged by Natural Gas Extraction Activities
12/22/2014XTO Energy, Inc. to Restore Areas Damaged by Natural Gas Extraction Activities
12/19/2014New England Ski Companies Reminded that Oil Spill Prevention Protects the Environment
12/19/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Public from Harmful Lead Exposure
12/18/2014EPA announces 2014 annual environmental enforcement results
12/18/2014Two Texas Companies and Four Chinese Manufacturers Found to Be in Violation of Clean Air Act for Selling More than 11,000 Uncertified Motorcycles and ATVs/
EPA has also denied applications for certificates to these companies for sale of model year 2015 vehicles in the US
12/18/2014EPA Settlements with Violators Benefit Communities; More than $1.8 million in special environmental projects from companies in TX, LA, and NM
12/18/2014
EPA Announces 2014 Annual Environmental Enforcement Results Including Settlements with Entities Across the Southeast
12/18/2014EPA Announces 2014 Annual Environmental Enforcement Results
12/15/2014Dorchester, Mass. Landlords Will Remove Lead Hazards from Residential Properties under EPA Settlement
12/08/2014North Slope fuel distributor violated oil spill prevention and response safety rules
12/08/2014Maine Pulp Mill and Connecticut Cardboard Manufacturing Company Settle Clean Water Act Violations
12/04/2014EPA Settlement Requires Biddeford, Maine Company to Buy Emergency Response Equipment for Local Fire Department
11/26/2014As Wood Stove Changeout Program Brings Cleaner Air to Southeastern New England, EPA Offers Advice for Safer, Cleaner Wood-Burning
11/25/2014EPA protects central Arizona tribal lands by requiring safe handling of hazardous waste and pesticides
11/20/2014EPA, federal and state agencies, rice growers, industry act to protect endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California
11/20/2014Delta Western upgrades Dillingham facility to comply with federal oil spill prevention laws
11/20/2014U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Lima, Ohio, to Reduce Sewage Overflows

11/19/2014EPA Settlement Reduces Risk of Ammonia Releases from North Haven, Conn. Cold Storage Facility
11/18/2014EPA requires Modesto wholesaler to protect Central Valley wetlands and pay penalty, following destruction of rare habitat
11/13/2014EPA settles with Student Works Painting, Inc., for failure to comply with lead-based paint regulations at a home in Boise, ID
11/12/2014EPA requires Bay Area home renovator to protect children from lead-based paint dangers
11/10/2014North Georgia Developer Agrees to Settlement for Stormwater Violations
11/06/2014Subsidiaries of the World’s Largest Fertilizer Producer to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Four Florida Plants
11/06/2014Bradford, R.I. Rock Quarry Agrees to Clean Air Act Settlement
11/06/2014Subsidiaries of the World’s Largest Fertilizer Producer to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Three North Carolina Plants
11/06/2014Three Subsidiaries of the World’s Largest Fertilizer Producer to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Eight Production Plants
11/05/2014Industrial Laundry Agrees to Clean Air Act Settlement
11/04/2014Leading Edge Aviation Services Sentenced for Unlawful Handling of Hazardous Waste at Greenville, Miss. Facility
11/03/2014United States Reaches Settlement with Hyundai and Kia in Historic Greenhouse Gas Enforcement Case
11/03/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Attorney General Eric Holder to Announce Historic Clean Air Act Settlement
10/30/2014Under Settlement, City of Derby, Conn. Will Pay $675,000 for Cleanup Costs at O’Sullivan’s Island Site
10/30/2014EPA Proposes Revised Plan to Remove Mercury Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
10/29/2014EPA Inspection Reveals Clean Water Act Violations by Winifred Feed Lot, LLC, near Frankfort, Kansas
10/29/2014Texas Company to Pay $1.6M for Oil Spill Violations
10/29/2014EPA Finalizes Agreement for
Cleanup at Camp Minden
10/28/2014EPA settles with Bakersfield, Calif., steel company to ensure safe handling of hazardous waste
10/27/2014Frontier Refining agrees to resolve alleged risk management planning and chemical reporting violations at Cheyenne refinery
10/23/2014U.S. ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH CINCINNATI LANDLORD – 224 HOUSING UNITS TO BECOME LEAD SAFE
10/22/2014EPA acts to protect children from lead-based paint hazards in eight Northern Calif. communities
10/20/2014Chemical Company Takes Steps to Make Fall River, Mass. Community Safer Following EPA Enforcement
10/17/2014EPA settles with Jerome Cheese for chemical risk management violations at Jerome, Idaho plant
10/16/2014Gloucester Mass. Shipyard Will Help Educate Customers and Peers about Clean Water Responsibilities under Settlement
10/16/2014Offshore Oil Platform Owner to Improve Safety and Operations in Gulf of Mexico Following Unauthorized Oil Discharges / EPA and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement secure settlement in first joint judicial enforcement action under Clean Water Act and Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act
10/10/2014EPA Settlement with Raymore, Mo., Results in Stream Protections for Tributary to South Grand River
10/08/2014THURSDAY: EPA Administrator Traveling to Miami for ABA Conference and King Tide Day - CHANGE IN LOCATION
10/07/2014THURSDAY: EPA Administrator Traveling to Miami for ABA Conference and King Tide Day
10/07/2014EPA Settlement with Shine Bros. Corp. Recycling Facility Results in Pollution Prevention and Park Cleanup for Spencer, Iowa
10/07/2014Under Settlement, B and M and MBTA Will Pay for and Perform Cleanup of Iron Horse Park Superfund Site in Billerica, Mass.
10/06/2014Fall River, Mass. Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Will Make Community Safer under EPA Settlement
10/06/2014Two Tampa Corporations and Four Tampa Residents Plead Guilty to Scheme to Unlawfully Sell an Unregistered Pesticide and Obstruct Justice
10/03/2014EPA Inspection Finds Clean Water Act Violations by E and M Farms, Inc., Dairy Operation near Ossian, Iowa
10/02/2014EPA issues civil complaint to Pacific Air Research, Inc. for pesticide application violations
10/01/2014EPA Provides $340 Million to New York to Make Sewage Treatment Plants and Drinking Water Systems Damaged by Sandy More Resilient
10/01/2014EPA Provides $229 Million to New Jersey to Make Sewage Treatment Plants and Drinking Water Systems Damaged by Sandy More Resilient
10/01/2014EPA Reaches Clean Water Act Settlement with Two Coal Companies to improve Water Quality in Eastern Kentucky
09/30/2014EPA settles with Idaho construction company and developer for Boise stormwater violations
09/30/2014Surf City Resident and Captain of “The Raven” Pleads Guilty to Violating the Clean Water Act and the Rivers and Harbors Act
09/29/2014Griffin Pipe Products Agrees to Resolve Issues with Lead Emissions, Air and Water Violations at Council Bluffs, Iowa
09/29/2014Commerce City (Colo.) refinery agrees to resolve alleged risk management planning and chemical reporting violations
09/26/2014St. Lawrence County Cheese Manufacturer to Upgrade its Operations in Agreement with the EPA; New Manufacturing Equipment Will Reduce the Amount of Nitrates and Nitric Acid Entering the Oswegatchie River
09/25/2014
EPA, DOJ reach agreement with CNMI and CUC Saipan to move forward with work on oil spill cleanup and prevention at CUC power plants
09/25/2014EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mining Company to Correct Reporting Violations
09/24/2014EPA settles with two Idaho facilities for chemical risk management planning violations
09/24/2014EPA settles with Alaska seafood processor UniSea for chemical risk management planning violations
09/24/2014EPA settles with U.S. Silver - Idaho, Inc., operator of Coeur and Galena Mines and Mills, for Clean Water Act violations in Idaho’s Panhandle
09/24/2014EPA Orders Army to Take Corrective Measures at Fort Gillem
09/18/2014EPA moves to protect Hilo’s coastal waters from leaks at sewage facility
09/18/2014U.S. EPA requires cleanup, fines Sims Metal Management for polluting San Francisco Bay
09/18/2014Yakima fertilizer manufacturer signs settlement with EPA to resolve hazardous waste violations
09/17/2014Augusta Man Sentenced for Repackaging Pesticide and Making a False Statement to Federal Agents
09/16/2014US Settlement with Michigan Utility to Reduce Emissions at Its Coal-Fired Power Plants, Fund Projects to Benefit Environment and Communities
09/16/2014EPA Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
09/15/2014GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines agrees to resolve risk management violation at Hamilton, Montana facility
09/15/2014Kemps, LLC agrees to resolve risk management violation at Fargo, North Dakota dairy processing facility
09/15/2014Clean Air Settlements with Vermont Ferry Company will Minimize Emissions in Two Vermont Communities
09/15/2014EPA Settles with DuPont over Violations of Federal Pesticide Laws that Led to Widespread Tree Deaths and Damage/ DuPont to pay $1,853,000 penalty to resolve alleged violations of pesticide reporting and distribution laws
09/12/2014Navy settles alleged environmental violations
at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads
09/10/2014EPA settles with Flint Hills Resources Alaska, LLC, for hazardous waste violations at its North Pole Facility
09/10/2014U.S. EPA, DOH require Hawaii Department of Transportation to protect Oahu’s coastal waters
09/04/2014Owners of Buffalo-Area Gas Stations Ordered to Pay $290,000 in Penalties
09/03/2014EPA settles with Washington Crab Producers, Inc., for “Community- Right-to-Know” violations at Westport, WA Processing Facility
09/03/2014United States settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide
09/03/2014EPA, ODEQ settle with JELD-WEN Millworks for Clean Air Act Violations at Klamath Falls facility
09/03/2014US settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide
09/02/2014Trans Energy Inc. to Restore Streams and Wetland Damaged By Natural Gas Extraction Activities in West Virginia/
Company will also pay $3 million civil penalty to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations
08/29/2014Settlements with Pair of Related Norfolk, Neb., Pesticide Companies to Improve Pesticide Safety and Reliability
08/29/2014Settlement with Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Creates Sustainable Path Forward for Tribal Utility Operations to Protect Residents and Environment
08/28/2014EPA orders mine cleanup work at Smith Lake and Mariano Lake Areas
08/28/2014Clean Air Settlement with R.I. Chemical Manufacturer will Minimize Emissions
08/27/2014Alabama Pest Control Company and its Owner Sentenced for Unlawful Application of Pesticides at Georgia Nursing Homes
08/27/2014US Settles With DuPont to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations and Protect Communities and Kanawha River Near West Virginia Facility
08/27/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
08/26/2014ExxonMobil Pipeline Company to Pay Civil Penalty Under Proposed Settlement for Torbert, Louisiana Oil Spill/ Settlement Resolves Clean Water Act Violation Stemming from 2012 Spill
08/25/2014Marysville metal caster invests $230,000 in hazardous waste reduction as part of EPA settlement
08/21/2014Anderson Man Sentenced for Knowing Endangerment by Release of Asbestos
08/20/2014Settlement Ensures that New Bedford Company Adheres to Measures to Control Air Pollutants
08/14/2014U.S. EPA settles case over destruction of rare Central Valley wetlands
- - Agreement will preserve unique California habitat
08/13/2014EPA Settlement Resolves Issues with FMC Corporation of Philadelphia, Pa., for Improper Advertising of Pesticide
08/12/2014U.S. EPA settles with Calif. shoe insert companies for unsubstantiated product claims

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