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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.
02/05/2013EPA Settles Cleanup Costs with Bay State Plating and Polishing Site in Lawrence, Mass.
 
02/01/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: Sunrise Landfill Repairs Completed After Damaging 200-Year Storm / Feb 5 Tour
01/31/2013U.S. EPA and State of Illinois announce settlement with H. Kramer; company will spend $3 million to reduce air pollution
01/29/2013EPA’s environmental enforcement helps keep water, land, air clean and clear in the Pacific Northwest
01/28/2013EPA Helps Missouri Comply with Water Quality Standards
01/28/2013EPA resolves violations with four Guam companies for hazardous materials reporting failures
01/28/2013EPA Resolves Air Violations with Thermal Energy Development Partnership in Tracy, California for $145,000
01/22/2013EPA orders Lapwai School District maintenance shop to cleanup threat to nearby drinking water wells
01/22/2013Phillips 66 Company Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Former Refinery in Trainer, Pa.
01/17/2013Automotive Electronics Manufacturer Fined $500,000 for Selling Illegal Devices Resulting in Tons of Excess Particulate Matter Emissions
01/10/2013EPA Provides Comments on Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy
01/09/2013Company to Pay Fine for Chemical Accident Prevention Violations in Sandwich, Mass. and E. Providence, R.I.
01/09/2013EPA Enforcement in 2012 Protects Communities From Harmful Pollution
01/08/2013Albracht Perma-Siding and Window Company of Omaha to Pay Penalty for Failure to Notify Homeowner of Lead Risks and to Keep Records of Lead Safe Work Practices
01/07/2013Settlement with New Cingular Wireless to Resolve Violations at Hundreds of Legacy ATandT Wireless Sites
01/04/2013U.S. Announces Clean Air Act Settlement with Wisconsin Utility / Agreement will reduce emissions by 15,000 tons annually
01/03/2013Transocean Agrees to Plead Guilty to Environmental Crime and Enter Civil Settlement to Resolve U.S. Clean Water Act Penalty Claims from Deepwater Horizon Incident / Transocean to pay record $1 billion in civil penalties and $400 million in criminal fines
01/02/2013Kentucky Utilities to Spend Millions in Settlement to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations in Environmental Justice Community
12/28/2012EPA Takes Action against Companies that Sell and Import Illegal Pesticides
12/27/2012STATEMENT BY EPA ADMINISTRATOR LISA P. JACKSON ANNOUNCING HER LEAVING CABINET AFTER STATE OF UNION
12/26/2012General Biodiesel settles with EPA for hazardous chemical and emergency planning violations
12/20/2012Two Companies to Pay $970,000 in Settlement for Clean Air Violations in Springfield, Mass.
12/20/2012Holly Refining to pay $115K penalty and improve risk management at Woods Cross, Utah refinery
12/19/2012EBV Explosives Environmental Company to Pay $580,135 Penalty for Air, Hazardous Waste Violations at Carthage, Mo.
12/17/2012ConocoPhillips Kuparuk Unit facility settles with EPA for Oil Discharge to Tundra on Alaska’s North Slope
12/17/2012EPA Enforcement in 2012 Protects Communities From Harmful Pollution
12/13/2012Merrimack N.H. Company Will Help Clean Wood Stoves in Southern N.H.; Total Penalty of $101K for Clean Air Violations
12/13/2012Columbia, N.H. Sand and Gravel Facility Pays Fine for Clean Water Act Violations
12/12/2012Nantucket Company Faces Penalty for Violations of Oil Pollution Prevention Regulations
12/11/2012Massachusetts Developers to Pay a Fine for Clean Water Act Violations in Uxbridge
12/10/2012Company Self-Discloses Air Violations
12/06/2012EPA Announces Recipients of 2012 Environmental Justice Small Grants
12/06/2012Glass Recycling Company Pays Fine for Clean Water Act Violations in Franklin, Mass.
12/06/2012Printing Company and EPA Reach Settlement for Alleged Clean Air Violations in Agawam, Mass.
12/03/2012Glass Container Manufacturer Agrees to Install Pollution Controls and Pay $1.45 Million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations / Settlement to reduce emissions at facilities in Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas
12/03/2012EPA enforces clean air and water laws to protect communities and environment in the Pacific Northwest
11/30/2012Settlement Repays Cleanup Costs for Whitman Cistern Site in Whitman, Mass.
11/29/2012EPA Settles with Olympic Fruit Company for Federal Risk Management Violations
11/28/2012BP Temporarily Suspended from New Contracts with the Federal Government
11/27/2012Cottonwood, Idaho paving and asphalt company violates federal clean air laws
11/26/2012Meriden Conn. Company Will Provide Emergency Response Equipment to settle Environmental Concerns
11/26/2012School Bus Company to Implement Anti-Idling Program, Pay Penalties for Idling Violations in Conn. and R.I.
11/26/2012New Haven Company Will Pay Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations
11/21/2012EPA settles with four Alaska seafood processors for Clean Water Act violations
11/21/2012U.S. and Mississippi Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with The City Of Jackson
11/21/2012Louisiana Generating to Install Pollution Controls and Pay $14 Million In Penalties and Projects to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations / Marks 24th settlement under United States’ power plant enforcement initiative and largest clean air act settlement in Louisiana history
11/20/2012U.S. EPA Reaches $2 Million Settlement with 290 Parties to Further Clean Santa Barbara County Toxic Dump Site
11/15/2012Hilcorp Energy Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
11/14/2012EPA Fines 16 Firms for Violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
11/14/2012Vehicle And Engine Importers To Pay Civil Penalty To Resolve Clean Air Act Violations / Senior company executives jointly liable for consent decree obligations
11/14/2012EPA Reaches Agreement with Companies to Remediate Contaminated Site in Ravenswood, West Virginia
11/13/2012Roquette America Inc. to Pay $4,100,000 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Keokuk, Iowa, Facility
11/13/2012EPA Resolves Large Capacity Cesspool Case with Brennecke’s Beach Broiler
11/07/2012EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 8 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/05/2012Behlen Manufacturing Company to Pay $59,996 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Columbus, Neb.
11/03/2012EPA Approves Additional Fuel Waivers for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York
10/31/2012EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for New Jersey
10/31/2012EPA Approves Temporary Fuel Waivers to Assist States Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
10/25/2012MEDIA ADVISORY - U.S. EPA to sponsor free CNMI workshop on Toxics Release Inventory reporting
10/25/2012Sunoco Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Former Philadelphia Facility
10/24/2012EPA reaches agreement with the County of Maui for air pollution issues at landfill. County to spend $5.1 million on compliance measures and renewable energy project
10/23/2012EPA Orders Philadelphia Company to Stop Sale of Unregistered Pesticides
10/23/2012EPA Settles Case Alleging Chemical Reporting Violations at St. Marys, Pa. Plant
10/18/2012District of Columbia Preserves 250 acres of Land as Part of Settlement with EPA for Alleged Underground Storage Tank Violations
10/18/2012Maryland Air National Guard Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Baltimore Facility
10/18/2012Philadelphia Gas Works to Pay $8,090 Penalty
to Settle Underground Storage Tank Violations

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