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03/30/2015EPA Takes Action to Protect the Public from an Unregistered Pesticide / EPA issues order to stop the sale of BioStorm and NanoStrike
03/27/2015EPA Action Ensures that Runoff Doesn’t Harm Nearby Streams at North Reading, Mass. Construction Site
03/26/2015EPA acts to protect Puget Sound shellfish beds from manure runoff, fines Lynden dairy
03/24/2015MTU America Inc., Agrees to Conduct Proper Testing to Ensure Engines Meet Air Pollution Standards
03/23/2015Settlement with Continental Carbon Company to Reduce Air Pollution at Manufacturing Facility in Okla. and Texas
03/23/2015Settlement with Continental Carbon Company to Reduce Air Pollution at Manufacturing Facility in Alabama
03/23/2015Settlement with Continental Carbon Company to Reduce Air Pollution at Manufacturing Facilities in Three States
03/23/2015Pinnacle Oilfield Services Violates Environmental Laws in La.
03/19/2015EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule for RDF Inc. in Lincoln, Neb.
03/19/2015Utah-Based Washakie Renewable Energy, LLC Settles Renewable Fuel Standard Violations
03/17/2015EPA and Dominion Cove Point Settle Violations at Natural Gas Distribution Facility in Maryland
03/16/2015U.S. and Indiana Settle Clean Air Act Case with Muncie Smelter to Reduce Lead Emissions
03/12/2015Colorado River Sewer System Joint Venture to Upgrade Wastewater System
03/10/2015EPA Fines Wharton Chemical for Hazardous Waste Violations
03/09/2015Total Petroleum Puerto Rico Corp. Agrees to Spend $1.6 Million to Improve Leak Detection in At Least 125 Gas Stations Across Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
03/05/2015Western Operating Company agrees to resolve alleged risk management planning and chemical reporting violations at Wiggins Gas Plant facility (Colo.)
02/27/2015EPA Orders CSX to Clean up Areas Impacted
by West Virginia Train Derailment
02/26/2015Inspection Reveals Pesticide Violations at Quest Products LLC of Linwood, Kan.
02/20/2015EPA requires Phoenix facility to safely handle hazardous waste
02/19/2015U.S. EPA and Customs seize and export more than 730 illegal vehicles, engines at LA/Long Beach Port
02/19/2015Penalty Upheld for Hazardous Waste Violations
at Roanoke, Va., Chemical Distributor
02/18/2015Four northwest companies agree to settle EPA chemical emergency planning and release reporting violations
02/18/2015EPA, CBP announce results from inspections at ports resulting in hundreds of vehicles seized and exported, significantly reducing air pollution
02/12/2015U.S. EPA requires safer handling of PCBs in Imperial and Riverside Counties
02/10/2015EPA Inspections Reveal Hazardous Waste Violations at ABC Labs of Columbia, Mo.
02/09/2015National wholesale grocery distributor, Supervalu Holdings, Inc., agrees to settle EPA violations and protect local waters from stormwater pollution
02/05/2015Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
02/05/2015EPA Welcomes New “Top Cop” for Criminal Enforcement Program in New England
02/02/2015Newfield Production agrees to resolve alleged wetlands violations at production sites in Uintah and Duchesne counties (Utah)
01/28/2015EPA and DOE to Resolve Hanford Hazardous Waste Violations
01/23/2015$2 billion in funds headed for cleanups in Nevada and on the Navajo Nation from historic Anadarko settlement with U.S. EPA, States
01/22/2015Owners and Managers of Former Salvage Operations at Former Textile Plant in Tennessee Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy Associated with Illegal Asbestos Removal
Conspirators ordered to pay $10.3 million in restitution
01/22/2015Medford, Mass. Company Settles with EPA for Oil Spill
01/22/2015Anderson, S.C., Woman Gets Prison for Extensive Bank Fraud Scam and Environmental Crime
Nancy Stein operated American Screw and Rivet Corporation which was also sentenced
01/15/2015EPA Inspection Leads to Safer Work Practices at Fort Dodge, Iowa, Water Treatment Plant
01/09/2015EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule for Dynamic Porch and Patio of Independence, Mo.
01/08/2015EPA settles with Gly-Tek, Inc. (Idaho) for delayed sulfuric acid spill reporting
01/08/2015DuPont Fined for Air Pollution at Deepwater, New Jersey
01/07/2015EPA, ADEC continue diesel spill cleanup in creek after company fails to complete contamination removal
01/07/2015Richard Phillips Marine, Inc. and Clackamas County resolve Clean Water Act violation in Sandy River
01/06/2015Inhance Technologies LLC to Spend $239,000 to Settle Clean Air, Emergency Planning Violations in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri
01/05/2015Fort Smith, Arkansas Agrees to Upgrade Sewer System to Reduce Discharges of Raw Sewage into Local Waterways / City will also develop a program to help low income communities improve sewer infrastructure
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

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