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07/11/2013Settlement with City of Wilmington, New Hanover County and Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will Reduce Sewer Overflows
07/11/2013R.I. Property Management Company Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint Hazards in Providence
07/10/2013Shell Oil To Spend Over $115 Million to Reduce Harmful Air Pollution at Houston Area Refinery And Chemical Plant
07/08/2013Hercules to Pay $2 Million Penalty for Violations at Resin Disposal Superfund Site, Jefferson Borough
07/02/2013Kansas Department of Transportation to Pay $477,500 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Three Construction Sites
07/02/2013Deseret Generation and Transmission Co-operative agrees to resolve Clean Air Act violations at Utah Power Plant
07/01/2013Energy Department settles with EPA for waste management violations at Hanford
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
06/26/2013EPA Reaches Agreement with SunCoke Energy for Clean Air Violations at Plants in Illinois and Ohio
06/25/2013Oregon and Idaho property managers failed to disclose lead paint hazards to renters
06/21/2013W/T Land and Cattle settles with EPA for water pollution violations
06/19/2013Settlement with Ash Grove Cement Company to Reduce Thousands of Tons of Air Emissions
06/13/2013United States and Arkansas File Joint Complaint Against ExxonMobil for Pegasus Pipeline Oil Spill in Mayflower, Arkansas
06/13/2013MassDOT and Contractor Fined for Clean Water Violations
06/12/2013New Haven, Conn. Cold Storage Warehouse Fined for Release of Toxic Ammonia from Facility
06/11/2013FMC Corporation to begin Superfund cleanup at former phosphorus processing plant near Pocatello, Idaho
06/11/2013EPA Orders a Stop Sale of Hampton Manufacturing, Inc’s “Antibacterial H-42 Clipper Cleaner”
06/06/2013Miami-Dade Agrees to $1.6 Billion Upgrade of its Sewer System to Eliminate Sewage Overflows
06/05/2013EPA Fines Phoenix Lamp Recycler More Than $70,000 for PCB Violations
06/05/2013HarenLaughlin Construction Company of Lenexa, Kan., to Pay $27,286 Penalty for Failure to Use Lead-Safe Work Practices and Notify Property Owner of Lead Risks
06/05/2013
EPA Files Complaint Against Timmonsville, S.C. for Water Violations
06/03/2013EPA Approves Plan to Control Sewer Overflows in Cincinnati Area / Will Reduce Releases of Sewage and Polluted Stormwater by More Than 1.5 Billion Gallons Each Year
05/30/2013Public Comments Sought on Proposed Coal Ash Cleanup Settlement with Rotary Drilling Supply in Jefferson County, Mo.
05/30/2013Tesoro to pay $1.1 million to resolve Clean Air Act violations
05/30/2013Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc. to pay penalty for chemical reporting violations at Aragonite, Utah facility
05/30/2013Reddy Ice Corporation to pay penalty and improve accident prevention and preparedness at Denver facility
05/30/2013Tesoro to Pay $1.1 Million to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations
05/29/2013Farm Services Cooperative, of Shelby, Iowa, to Pay $21,450 Civil Penalty for Sale of Restricted Use Pesticides
05/28/2013Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty To Federal Environmental Crimes And Civil Violations And Will Pay More Than $81 Million / Retailer admits violating criminal and civil laws designed to protect water quality and to ensure proper handling of hazardous wastes and pesticides
05/23/2013EPA to be reimbursed $340K for hazardous waste cleanup at Lin-Electric Superfund site in Mercer County, W.Va.
05/23/2013United States Takes Action to Reduce Hazards from Phosphoric Acid Manufacturing at Louisiana Facility
05/22/2013Coffeyville Resources Refining and Marketing to Pay $300,000 to Settle Violations of Clean Air Act at Kansas Oil Refinery
05/15/2013EPA orders gas stations to close underground injection wells to protect drinking water sources on Yakama Reservation
05/10/2013Rhode Island Shipbuilder to Pay Fine and Take Actions to Reduce Air Emissions under Settlement with EPA
05/07/2013Trucking company to pay $83,500 for gasoline spill in Lake County, Montana
05/02/2013Rhode Island Company Pays $198,500 to Settle Clean Air Violations at Brattleboro, VT Facility
05/02/2013EPA Takes Action Against Violators of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
05/01/2013Rhode Island Boatyard to Reduce Air Emissions and Pay Penalty
04/23/2013Beef Products Inc. to Pay $450,000 Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at its Waterloo, Iowa, Facility
04/22/2013U.S. EPA Requires ADOT to Reduce Pollution from Stormwater Runoff
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
04/19/2013EPA: Compliance with environmental laws helps protect air, land and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
04/19/2013Cement Manufacturer Agrees to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Colorado Plant
04/18/2013R.I. Landlords Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint Hazards in Woonsocket
04/16/2013Grain Processing Corporation of Muscatine, Iowa, Agrees to Pay $129,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations
04/16/2013Seattle and King County, Wash. Agree to Upgrade Combined Stormwater Systems to Protect Local Waters from Raw Sewage Overflows / City and county combined sewer overflows expected to drop by up to 99% by 2030
04/15/2013EPA action protects Big Windsor Reservoir from feedlot waste
04/10/2013EPA To Hold Second Budget Call Due to Earlier Technical Difficulties
04/10/2013EPA’s FY 2014 Budget Proposal Maintains the Strength of Federal, State, and Tribal Core Environmental and Human Health Protections/FY 2014 Request Focuses on Transforming the Way EPA Does Business
04/08/2013Dudley, Mass. Packaging Plant to Pay Nearly $485K Penalty for Environmental Violations
04/08/2013Ethanol producer to pay $136,500 for risk management and chemical reporting violations at Aberdeen and Huron, S.D. facilities
04/05/2013Tyson Foods, Inc., to Pay $3.95M Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at Facilities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska
04/05/2013Settlement with Tyson Foods to Address Multiple Releases of Anhydrous Ammonia / Settlement requires company to conduct third party audits to reduce threat of accidental chemical releases, purchase emergency equipment for first responders
04/04/2013Kingston, N.H. Concrete Producer Agrees To Resolve Clean Water Act Violations
04/04/2013EPA Issues Clean Water Act Permit for Small Suction Dredge Miners in Idaho
04/03/2013Portland Oil Re-Refining Company ordered to safely dispose PCB-contaminated oil or pay penalty
04/03/2013EPA Settles with Hydrofarm, Inc. for Selling Unregistered Pesticides
04/02/2013Collis Inc to Pay $31,379 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Clinton, Iowa
04/01/2013U.S. Air Force 611th Air Support Group Closes Banned Motor Vehicle Waste Wells at Three Alaska Sites
04/01/2013Oregon fuel companies fined for federal oil spill prevention and response violations
04/01/2013Settlement with Dominion Energy Reduces Harmful Pollution in Three States Including Illinois and Indiana
04/01/2013Settlement with Dominion Energy Reduces Harmful Pollution in Three States and Downwind Communities
03/29/2013Bio-diesel Fuel Company Owner Sentenced to 188 Months in Federal Prison for Crimes Connected to Illegal Fuels Scheme / Jeffrey Gunselman also fined $175,000 and ordered to pay nearly $55 million in restitution
03/28/2013Alaska seafood processors settle with EPA for Clean Water Act waste discharge violations
03/28/2013U.S. EPA, Hawaii Department of Health fine ship repair co. more than $700,000 for water pollution violations
03/28/2013Company to Purchase Emergency Response Equipment for Fairfield Conn. under EPA Settlement
03/27/2013Old Town, Maine Pulp Mill Pays Fine for Clean Water Act Violations
03/26/2013Federal Court Approves Settlement of Environmental Claims Against Weylchem US, Inc. Facilities in Elgin and Lugoff, South Carolina
03/25/2013Michigan Computer Company Owner Sentenced for International Environmental, Counterfeiting Crimes
03/22/2013Agreement Reached with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas to Improve Sewer and Stormwater Systems / Settlement will ensure reductions in raw sewage overflows and stormwater flooding in the most impacted neighborhoods
03/22/2013Agreement with Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., to Improve Sewer and Stormwater Systems
03/22/2013Bridgeport Conn. Landlord Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint
03/22/2013S.S. Badger Coal Ash Discharge to Lake Michigan to Cease by End of 2014 Sailing Season
03/21/2013EPA's Lead-Safe Certification Program Important for Consumers
03/20/2013City of Portland, Maine will Pay Penalty and Take Steps to Address Sewer Overflows
03/20/2013Recent Actions Ensure New England Companies Adhere to Protections in Federal Pesticide Law
03/15/2013U.S. EPA Orders NASA to Clean Up Soils Threatening Sensitive Habitat
03/14/2013Teva Pharmaceuticals USA to Pay $2.25M Civil Penalty for Air, Water, and Hazardous Waste Violations at Mexico, Mo., Facility
03/13/2013Amalgamated Sugar settles for failure to immediately report the release of chlorine gas into the environment
03/12/2013Groeller Painting Inc of St. Louis to Pay $23,000 Penalty for Failure to Use Lead Safe Work Practices and Notify Homeowners of Lead Risks
03/07/2013Wyoming Ethanol to pay $49,000 for violations at Torrington facility
03/07/2013EPA settles Clean Air Act Case Against Conshohocken, Pa. Chemical Plant
02/28/2013EPA reaches agreement over Waimanalo Gulch Landfill fire threat / $1.1 million penalty for Clean Air Act violations
02/28/2013CountryMark Refining and Logistics, LLC to Install $18 Million in Pollution Controls to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at Indiana Refinery
02/27/2013Wood treatment companies violate federal pesticide laws intended to protect human health
02/27/2013Settlement Calls for Rhode Island Shipyard to Reduce Air Emissions
02/25/2013EPA Settles with Geneva Energy on Clean Air Act Violations; Tire-burning Facility to Close
02/25/2013N.H. Company Faces Penalty for Violating Lead Renovation Rule at Kittery, Maine Site
02/22/2013Rodney Hailey Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Selling $9 Million in Fraudulent Renewable Fuel Credits / Owner of “Clean Green Fuel” falsely claimed his company produced 23 million gallons of renewable fuel
02/19/2013EPA fines six Arizona school districts for asbestos violations
02/15/2013EPA Reaches $1.6 Million Settlement at Operating Industries Superfund Site
02/14/2013Transocean Pleads Guilty, Is Sentenced to Pay $400 Million in Criminal Penalties for Criminal Conduct Leading to Deepwater Horizon Disaster / Second Corporate Guilty Plea Obtained by Deepwater Horizon Task Force, Second-largest Criminal Clean Water Act Fines and Penalties in U.S. History
02/13/2013Koch Nitrogen Company to Pay $380,000 Civil Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at Facilities in Iowa and Kansas
02/12/2013Coffeyville Resources Refining and Marketing to Pay $2,302,500 Combined Penalty and Reimbursement to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Coffeyville, Kansas, Facility
02/07/2013EPA Releases State Enforcement Performance Information and Comparative Maps / Agency to host webinar demonstrating new data features
02/06/2013EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mines to Correct Reporting Violations, Pay $618,000
02/06/2013EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mining Companies to Correct Reporting Violations
02/05/2013Settlement Helps Repay Cleanup Costs for Durham Meadows Superfund Site in Durham, Conn.

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