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07/10/2014U.S. Branch of Canadian Company to Pay $2.5 Million Penalty for Shreveport, LA, Wastewater Plant; Settlement resolves water, hazardous waste, and air violations
07/09/2014Idaho Transportation Department settles with EPA for exposing untrained workers and mishandling asbestos waste during shop renovation
07/09/2014EPA Settlement with Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Auto Crushing Company; Addresses Hazardous Waste and Used Oil
07/08/2014EPA Sampling Shows No Health Risk at Rotary Drilling Supply Site and Willers Lake
07/07/2014EPA Takes Action To Bring Suffolk County Company into Compliance with Pesticides Regulations; Fines Company for Selling Unregistered Cleaning and Surface Disinfectant Products
07/02/2014Fort Wainwright Reduces Water Contamination Risk from Fuel Tanks in EPA Settlement
07/01/2014EPA Settlement with Patton, Mo., Property Owner Resolves Clean Water Act Violations Affecting Baltimore Creek
06/26/2014U.S. EPA settles with two San Joaquin Valley companies to ensure safe handling of hazardous waste
06/24/2014Lakeville, Mass. Refrigerated Warehouses Improve Public Safety Practices under EPA Settlement
06/18/2014Tractor Supply Company settles with EPA for failure to properly report propane storage at five Washington retail locations
06/12/2014McGregor Company’s Nezperce, ID, Facility Nets EPA Penalty for Pesticide Violations
06/12/2014Wilco-Winfield, LLC, Oregon pesticide re-packager, settles with EPA for pesticide violations at its Mt. Angel facility
06/12/2014Seabrook N.H. Metal Finisher Improves Hazardous Waste Management under EPA Settlement
06/12/2014Attleboro Mass. stops illegal discharge from its Drinking Water Facility under federal Clean Water Act Settlement
06/11/2014EPA requires Hawaii Gas to protect workers, local community from risk of chemical releases
06/06/2014EPA Ensures Company Discloses Pesticide Hazards
06/05/2014EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River “Rest of River” Project
06/04/2014Emerald Kalama Chemical Resolves Clean Air Violations, Repair Lapses
06/04/2014EPA settlement with Destination Maui will fund blood lead testing for 350 children
06/04/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
06/02/2014EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule for Sedalia, Mo., Renovation Company
05/30/2014EPA Reaches Legal Settlement with Operators of Arecibo Landfill to Reduce Waste and Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Agreement Creates Recycling Program in Arecibo
05/27/2014EPA protects Kauai water quality by compelling Tahiti Nui to close cesspools
05/27/2014EPA Moves to Improve Emergency Planning at Facilities in NJ and NY; Inspections Focus on Information on Chemical Hazards Needed by First Responders during Emergency Responses
05/27/2014EPA Settlement with Rochester Area Home Builder Protects Area Waterways; Developer Agrees to Construct Project to Reduce Polluted Stormwater Discharges
05/27/2014Walpole, Mass. School Bus Company Reduces Diesel Idling under Settlement
05/23/2014EPA Requires Mining Company to Restore Damaged Streams in Kentucky
05/22/2014Contractor sentenced to prison for environmental crime
05/22/2014
U.S. EPA finds Exide Technologies a source of harmful lead emissions
05/20/2014U.S. EPA settles with Irvine, Calif. company to ensure safe handling of pesticides
05/16/2014EPA Hosts Public Information Sessions about Lead-Based Paint, Renovations and Health in New Haven, Connecticut
05/14/2014EPA Requires Global Titanium Manufacturer to Investigate and Clean Up PCB Contamination in Nevada
05/14/2014EPA Requires Global Titanium Manufacturer to Investigate and Clean Up PCB Contamination in Nevada / Titanium Metals Corporation to pay record $13.75 million civil penalty for TSCA violations at single facility
05/13/2014EPA Settlement Protects Arkansas Community Company will invest $750,000 for environmental project
05/13/2014EPA Reaches Agreement with CEMEX to Protect Water Quality in Puerto Rico; Company Agrees to Comply with Clean Water Act and Preserve More than 400 Acres of land in Puerto Rico’s North Karst Region
05/12/2014Jerome, Idaho dairy processor to ensure wastewater discharges meet federal standards
05/12/2014EPA requires Chevron Pipe Line to provide funding for oil spill response
05/09/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
05/08/2014EPA requires Syngenta to label pesticides accurately
05/08/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Wetlands in Western New York; Cites Local Company for Filling in Over Sixteen Acres of Wetlands, Adjacent to the Cassadaga Creek
05/06/2014EPA Inspections Remedy Clean Water Act Violations by Poultry Operation near Green Ridge, Mo.
05/05/2014EPA Inspection Results in $2 Million Upgrade to Conway, Kan., Natural Gas Liquids Storage Facility to Reduce Harmful Emissions
05/01/2014EPA Stops Brooklyn Company from Selling Illegal Pesticides; Protects Public from Potential Health Risks
04/30/2014Three Seattle firms agree to settle violations with EPA and protect local waters from stormwater
04/29/2014Two oil and gas facilities in Alaska resolve industrial stormwater violations
04/28/2014U.S. EPA: Andersen Air Force Base Signs Agreement to Improve Spill Prevention Plans, Safeguard Water Resources
04/25/2014EPA Reaches Settlement with Alaska Gold near Nome, Alaska for Improperly Managing Hazardous Waste
04/24/2014U.S. EPA Requires AllenCo to Comply with Federal Laws, Improve Safety Measures
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

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