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05/22/2015EPA Agreement with Citgo Will Improve Safety and Emergency Response in Corpus Christi, TX
05/21/2015City of Granby, Mo., Agrees to Three-Year Deadline to Settle Clean Water Act Violations at Wastewater Treatment Facility
05/20/2015Claremont, N.H. Auto Dealer Settles with EPA for Oil Spill
05/20/2015EPA Directs DuPont to Remove Mercury from Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
05/19/2015U.S. Settles with Marathon Petroleum Corporation to Cut Harmful Air Emissions at Facilities in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio
05/14/2015EPA requires Southern California metal finishers to stop illegal hazardous waste releases, wastewater discharges
05/14/2015Remarks of Cynthia Giles, EPA Assistant Administrator for Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance on
Duke Energy Subsidiaries Guilty Plea and Sentencing for Clean Water Act Crimes
**Remarks as Prepared for Delivery**
05/14/2015Duke Energy Subsidiaries Plead Guilty and Sentenced for Clean Water Act Crimes/The companies will pay a fine and conduct community service and wetlands mitigation
05/14/2015EPA, U.S. Department of Justice settle with P4 Production LLC, over hazardous chemical reporting requirements
05/14/2015LOCATION/TIME CHANGED: Press Conference to Follow Sentencing of Duke Energy Subsidiaries for Clean Water Act Crimes
05/14/2015EPA, Seattle truck repair firm settle water pollution case
05/13/2015TOMORROW: Press Conference to Follow Sentencing of Duke Energy Subsidiaries for Clean Water Act Crimes
05/13/2015EPA Inspections Reveal Hazardous Waste Violations at GKN Armstrong Wheels in Estherville and Armstrong, Iowa
05/12/2015EPA requires Honolulu to prevent hazardous air emissions at Kapaa Landfill
05/12/2015EPA Fines Clean Harbors for Violations of Environmental Laws
05/11/2015EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule for Blue Springs, Mo., Renovation Company
05/11/2015EPA Launches New Portal to Help Communities Improve Environmental Quality and Public Health
05/06/2015Navy settles environmental violations at Naval Station Norfolk
05/05/2015EPA Identifies Misbranded Pesticide at Kansas City, Kan., Pesticide Distributor
05/01/2015Dairy Company Owner Sentenced to Six Months of Home Detention and Ordered to Pay $15,000 Fine for Discharging 11,000 Gallons of Cow Feces into the French Broad River
05/01/2015Florida Men Sentenced for Poisoning Wildlife and Hunting Dogs in Bullock County
04/29/2015Settlement Ensures that Lawrence Addresses Wastewater and Stormwater Discharges
04/29/2015EPA, Justice Department and State of California require Lehigh Cement to cut toxic discharges to San Francisco Bay
04/28/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA, Justice Department, and State of California to announce major San Francisco Bay Clean Water Act settlement on Apr. 29
04/27/2015Effort Begins to Reduce Children’s Exposure to Lead Paint in Nashua, N.H. Area
04/22/2015Noble Energy Inc. agrees to make system upgrades and fund projects to reduce air pollution in Colorado
04/22/2015U.S. Settles with ExxonMobil over Violations Stemming from 2013 Oil Spill in Mayflower, Arkansas
04/22/2015Noble Energy Inc. Agrees to Make System Upgrades and Fund Projects to Reduce Air Pollution in Colorado
04/21/2015Groton and Norwich, Conn., Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Will Make Communities Safer under EPA Settlements
04/20/2015Under Settlement, North Windham, Conn. Company Reduces Hazardous Waste
04/20/2015Settlements Emphasize that Pesticides Need to be Labeled Correctly, Protecting Public and Environment from Misbranded Products
04/17/2015EPA Urges the Public to Weigh In on Proposal to Ban the Dumping of Sewage from Boats into Cayuga and Seneca Lakes and Seneca River
04/17/2015Settlement For $8.75 Million Reached at Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I.
04/15/2015Stamford, Conn. Property Management Firm to Pay Fine and Take Measures to Protect Children from Lead-Based Paint in EPA Settlement
04/13/2015EPA: Boise-based ski and snowboard park developer required to properly clean up asbestos to protect workers and area residents
04/13/2015Major Egg Producer to Reduce Water Pollution Discharges at Mississippi Facility
04/09/2015EPA Takes Action to Protect the Public from an Unregistered Pesticide/EPA issues order to stop the sale of OxiTitan
04/08/2015Missouri Department of Transportation to Implement Statewide Compliance Program to Settle Construction Stormwater Violations
04/07/2015South Carolina and Missouri Pesticide Companies to Pay Civil Penalties for Selling Antimicrobial Pesticide with Unapproved Claims
04/07/2015EPA Releases New Website Enabling the Public to Track Compliance Status of Public Water Systems
04/07/2015Four Texas-Based Recreational Vehicle Importers and an Affiliated Chinese Manufacturer Settle with EPA Over Illegal Imports of Off-Road Vehicles
04/06/2015Mercury incident at Yakima home requires EPA emergency cleanup
04/06/2015EPA Settlement Protects Soil and Groundwater in Lawrence, Mass.
04/02/2015EPA Settlement with Jefferson County, Mo., Property Owner Results in Watershed Restoration
04/02/2015Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
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
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

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