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04/21/2014U.S. EPA Directs Rare Earth Mine in San Bernardino County to Correct Hazardous Waste Violations
04/17/2014Corporate-wide Settlement with Lowe’s Protects Public from Lead Pollution During Home Renovations
04/17/2014EPA and DoJ To Hold Briefing on Home Renovation Settlement
04/16/2014EPA Stops New Jersey Company from Selling Illegal Pesticides; Protects Public from Health Risks
04/15/2014Settlements Ensure that New England Painting Companies Protect Children from Lead Paint Hazards
04/10/2014EPA Enforcement Settlement Addresses Pesticide Violations by Chemical Universe, Inc., of North Kansas City, Mo.
04/08/2014EPA Reaches Agreement with Two Companies Requiring the Cleanup of Asbestos at a School and Head Start Facility in Penuelas, Puerto Rico
04/07/2014EPA Begins Effort to Reduce Children’s Exposure to Lead Paint in New Haven, Conn. Area
04/03/2014U.S. Government Announces $1 Billion for Abandoned Uranium Mine Cleanup on the Navajo Nation
04/03/2014U.S. Government Announces $1.1 Billion for Henderson Perchlorate Clean Up
04/03/2014National Settlement Yields Hundreds of Millions for Superfund Sites in New Jersey and New York; Parties Reach Agreement for More than $4 Billion to Pay for Environmental Cleanups, with More than $440 Million Going to Two EPA Sites in NJ and One in NY
04/03/2014EPA inks pair of settlements with Department of Energy and contractors over Hanford asbestos handling violations
04/03/2014Vehicle Emissions Inspector Sentenced to Two Months in Prison for Emissions Fraud
To Date, 14 Defendants Have Been Sentenced for Conducing “Clean Scans”
03/31/2014Three Companies to Repay EPA for Costs of Cleaning Up Contaminated Site in Clifton, New Jersey; Successful Cleanup of Leaking Drums Protecting Health and Safety of Community
03/27/2014EPA Agreement with Vehicle and Engine Company Requires Imports to Meet Federal Emission Limits
03/25/2014Five Washington companies comply with chemical emergency planning laws
03/24/2014Phillips 66 Takes Steps Toward Reducing Pollution from Vehicles
03/20/2014Texas Chemical Plant Agrees to Cut Harmful Air Pollution in Overburdened Community
03/19/2014North America’s Largest Acid Manufacturer and Its Subsidiaries Agree to Slash Emissions and Reduce Air Pollution
03/18/2014EPA Issues Order to Army to Address Abandoned Explosives
03/18/2014EPA Requires Five New England Companies to Better Manage Hazardous Chemicals to Protect Community
03/14/2014EPA, Sergeant’s Pet Care and Wellmark International Reach Agreement to Cancel Potentially Harmful Insecticide Products
03/13/2014EPA to Lift Suspension and Debarment of BP From Federal Government Contracts/Agreement contains strong provisions to continue safety and ethics improvements in order to comply
03/12/2014EPA Files Complaint Against Zep, Inc. in Atlanta, GA for Alleged Violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
03/12/2014Town of Newburgh, New York Providing Clean Drinking Water to Area Residents Under Agreement with EPA; Additional Environmental Projects Protecting Water Quality
03/10/2014EPA Inspections Reveal Clean Water Act Violations by Former Dairy Owner near Rock Valley, Iowa
03/05/2014City of Great Falls and Malteurop North America agree to control toxic gases and raw sewage overflows to protect community
03/05/2014Coal Companies and Subsidiaries to Spend Estimated $200 Million on Treatment and System-wide Upgrades to Reduce Water Pollution
03/05/2014Company Agrees to Upgrade 18 Wastewater Facilities in Mississippi to Stop Illegal Discharges of Sewage
03/04/2014EPA Stops Illegal Import of Vehicles That Fail to Meet Pollution Standards
03/04/2014EPA Settlements Restore Wetlands Across Southeast
$1.7M to be spent on restoration and penalties
02/25/2014EPA orders US Magnesium to address acid spill near Rowley, Utah facility
02/20/2014EPA Orders Utilities Inc. to Comply with Clean Water Act at Tega Cay Wastewater Plant
02/20/2014District of Columbia agrees to establish improved air pollution monitoring at D.C. General Health Campus
02/18/2014Two Contractors Fined and Will Take Action to Protect Children from Lead Paint Hazards under Settlement
02/18/2014EPA TAKES ACTION TO PROTECT PUBLIC FROM HARMFUL LEAD EXPOSURE
02/12/2014Four Alaska fishing vessels resolve seafood waste violations to protect marine environment
02/11/2014EPA Administrator Reaffirms Commitment to Environmental Justice on 20th Anniversary of Executive Order
02/07/2014Annual EPA Enforcement Results Highlight Focus on Major Environmental Violations
02/05/2014W.R. Grace Pays Over $63 Million Toward Cleanup and Restoration of Hazardous Waste Sites in Communities Across the Country
02/04/2014Gasco Energy agrees to close production well and restore damaged wetlands in northeast Utah
02/03/2014U.S. District Court Orders Stabl Inc. to Pay $2.2M Penalty for Violating Environmental Regulations at Lexington, Neb., Facility
02/03/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline is Feb. 21, 2014
01/31/2014Joint EPA and BLM investigation results in funding for Wyoming natural resources and oil spill cleanup (Carbon County)
01/29/2014EPA Settlement with Baltimore Companies Helps Provide Safe Handling of Hazardous Waste
01/28/2014EPA Settlement with Virginia Military Bases Protects
Soil and Groundwater from Contamination
01/23/2014Gastonia Man Handed 6-Month Prison Sentence for Vehicle Emissions Fraud
01/17/2014Oil Well Operators in Hart County, Ky., Sentenced for Violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act
01/15/2014Food Processing Company Settles Violations of Chemical Release Reporting Requirements at Allentown, Pa. Facility
01/15/2014EPA finds AllenCo facility fails to operate safely, violates federal laws
01/14/2014Commerce, Calif., company to spend more than $68,000 for improperly discharging wastewater into the L.A. County sewer system
01/08/2014Oregon Door Company settles for violations of federal air laws and reporting regulations
01/08/2014EPA Requires Hudson, NH Manufacturing Company to Pay a Fine and Make Hazardous Waste Operations Safer for Community
01/06/2014Carville, La., Plant Agrees to Address Clean Air Act Violations
01/06/2014Dallas-based Companies Agree to Pay Civil Penalty to Settle Clean Air Act Violations Stemming From Illegal Import of Vehicles
12/20/2013Florida Pesticide Producer to Pay $1.7 Million Penalty for Selling Misbranded Pesticides
12/19/2013Energy Company to Pay $3.2 Million Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Violations in West Virginia / Chesapeake Appalachia LLC to spend estimated $6.5 million to restore areas damaged by natural gas extraction activities
12/19/2013West Haven, Conn. fined for Illegal Sewage Discharges; Will Take Action to Significantly Reduce Sewage Discharges to New Haven Harbor and Long Island Sound
12/19/2013Chicopee Company Pays Fine and Ships over 40,000 lbs of Hazardous Waste, Protecting Human Health and the Environment
12/19/2013Following Fatal Blast, Metal Recycler Required to Invest in Modern Technology and Company-Wide Protections to Prevent Future Accidental Chemical Releases
12/19/2013EPA Settles Cases Against Two Eastern Sandusky County Companies for Chemical Reporting Violations
12/19/2013EPA Settlement Yields Improved Ability for Nantucket Company to Respond to Oil Spills
12/19/2013U.S. EPA fines agricultural products companies $74,880 for pesticide violations in Calif. and Ariz.
12/19/2013Following Fatal Blast, Metal Recycler Required to Invest in Modern Technology and Company-Wide Protections to Prevent Future Accidental Chemical Releases
12/19/2013NOAA, EPA seek public comment on proposal to disapprove Oregon’s Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Program
12/18/2013Darigold failed to report chlorine gas release in Portland to authorities in timely manner
12/17/2013Oregon Companies Settle with EPA for Illegal Disposal of Millions of Pounds of Reactive Hazardous Waste
12/12/2013EPA Takes Action to Protect Farm Workers in Puerto Rico; Bayer CropScience to Initiate Measures to Protect Workers and Pay $53,000 Penalty
12/05/2013Seattle marine engine dealer agrees to pay penalty, change engines in federal clean air case
12/03/2013Twin Falls fish farm settles with EPA for water pollution violations
11/25/2013Supplier for Embalming Chemicals Takes Action to Improve Safety at Facilities under Settlement
11/20/2013Puerto Rico Land Authority Agrees to Stop Clearing Wetlands in Guanica, Puerto Rico; Will Mitigate Damage Done
11/20/2013EPA Fines Fisher Sand and Gravel $150,000 for dust violations
11/19/2013Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to close contaminated wells, protect groundwater in EPA agreement
11/19/2013Cabot Corporation Agrees to Spend Over $84 Million to Control Harmful Air Pollution at Texas, Louisiana Facilities
11/14/2013Chemical Company Failed to Disclose Public Health Risks, Judge Rules in Favor of EPA
11/13/2013City of Shreveport Agrees to $342 Million Sewer System Upgrade to Comply with Clean Water Act
11/07/2013Settlement Collects Cleanup Costs for Birch Swamp Road Superfund Site in Warren, R.I.
11/06/2013Shreveport Plant Installs Fence-line Monitors
to Safeguard Workers and Local Community
11/05/2013Newfield Production Company to pay $600K penalty to resolve Safe Drinking Water Act violations on the Uintah and Ouray Reservation (Utah)
11/01/2013Progressive Nutrition of Norfolk, Neb., to Pay $125,000 for Settlement of Federal Pesticide Violations
10/31/2013EPA Settles Clean Water Act Violations in Arkansas
10/29/2013EPA Fines Phoenix-based Company $95,000 for PCB violations
10/28/2013HBD/Thermoid Inc. Agrees to $371,075 Settlement for Alleged Violations of Clean Air Act at Chanute, Kan., 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
10/25/2013County Edge Dairy Inc. to Pay $20,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations at its Inwood, Iowa, Facility
10/23/2013Ritchie Enterprises Inc., of Sullivan, Mo., to Pay $30,000 for Failure to Use Lead Safe Work Practices and Notify Homeowners of Lead Risks
10/23/2013Kansas and Illinois Pesticide Distributors to Pay Penalties Totaling $96,640 for Distributing Misbranded Pesticides
10/23/2013EPA Orders Middletown, NY to Address Clean Water Act Violations
10/23/2013EPA Reaches Settlement with Goshen, New York Company for Violations of Federal Toxics Law
10/18/2013Dyno Nobel Inc. to Pay $257,167 for Clean Air Act and Risk Management Program Violations at Two Facilities in Missouri
09/30/2013City of Tacoma settles with EPA for violating federal rules on PCBs in used oil
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)
09/24/2013EPA Fines BIA $136,000 for Keams Canyon Drinking Water Violations on the Hopi Reservation
09/23/2013Griffin Bros. Inc. settles with EPA for violating federal pesticide rules in Salem, OR
09/20/2013Texas Refinery WIll Pay $8.75 Million for Failing to Comply with Enforcement Settlement to Resolve Air Violations
09/19/2013CITGO Agrees to Reduce Air Pollution and Pay Penalty to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at Refineries in Louisiana and Illinois
09/19/2013Hancock County, Iowa, Cattle Feeder Agrees to Innovative Settlement for Violating Water Permit
09/19/2013Asarco agrees to pay $146,600 for PCB violations at Hayden copper smelter

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