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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
09/18/2013Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson settles with EPA for hazardous waste law violations
09/16/2013EPA Strengthens S.S. Badger Consent Decree in Response to Public Comments; Penalties Increased for Failing to Cease Coal Ash Discharge to Lake Michigan at End of 2014 Sailing Season
09/13/2013Post Foods to Spend More than $2 Million for Air Violations at Modesto Cereal Plant
09/12/2013EPA Orders Work at Cameron, Smith Lake Chapter Mines
09/10/2013Settlement with Town of Timmonsville and City of Florence will Resolve Drinking Water and Sewer Problems
09/10/2013Columbia, S.C., Agrees to Major Sewer System Upgrades
09/05/2013EPA fines Shell for Clean Air Act permit violations during offshore oil exploration in Alaska
09/05/2013EPA Launches New Online Mapping Tool for Environmental Impact Statements
09/05/2013EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs
09/04/2013United States Reaches Settlement with Safeway To Reduce Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances Nationwide /
Largest case ever under Clean Air Act’s ozone protection requirements
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
09/03/2013Public Availability Meeting Scheduled Thursday, Sept. 5, for Chicago Heights Boulevard Site in St. Louis County, Mo.
09/03/2013EPA Requires HA International to Reduce Hazardous Air Emissions at Illinois Facility

08/29/2013Corpus Christi Plant Agrees to Pay Over
$750,000 to Improve Emission Controls
08/29/2013Two California Firms and Owner Agree to Settle Clean Air Act Violations Stemming From Illegal Import of Vehicles
08/27/2013Family Dollar, Inc., Pays $602,438 Penalty for Distribution of Misbranded Pesticides
08/26/2013EPA focusing on industrial stormwater compliance, targeting a serious threat to Puget Sound water quality
08/23/2013Big West Oil to spend $18M on emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at North Salt Lake refinery
08/23/2013Hazardous Waste Settlement Leads to School Cleanups in 60 Schools in R.I. and Mass.
08/21/2013United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky Reach Agreement with AK Steel Corporation to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations
08/20/2013Yakima fuel distributor violated oil spill prevention and response safety rules
08/19/2013Companies in Illinois, Nebraska to Pay Settlements Totaling $84,387 for Distribution of Misbranded or Mislabeled Pesticides
08/19/2013Idaho sugar company failed to prevent industrial stormwater discharges, violated federal clean water rules
08/14/2013Abilene Products Co., Inc., Agrees to $90,660 Settlement for Violations of Clean Air Act at Abilene, Kan., Fertilizer Facility
08/12/2013Salem, Mass. Contractor Faces Penalty for Violating Lead Renovation Rule at Kittery, Maine Site
08/08/2013Meriden Conn. Company Pays Fine for Hazardous Waste Violations
08/05/2013Port of Tacoma settles with EPA, Department of Justice for damaging wetlands in violation of Clean Water Act

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