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07/25/2012Talisman Energy to pay $62,000 penalty for violations at 52 natural gas facilities in Pa.
07/09/2012EPA Chief Hosts Mexico and Canada Leaders at Commission for Environmental Cooperation Meeting
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Tribal Program Awards Grants to Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska for Response Program, Environmental Capacity Building
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Tribal Program Awards Grants to Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas for Water Quality, Response Program and General Assistance
06/21/2012Kalamazoo River and Morrow Lake to Open
06/12/2012EPA to Co-Host Black Leaf Chemical Public Meeting
05/29/2012Swiss Valley Farms Cooperative in Luana, Iowa, to Pay $33,880 Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations
05/29/2012Mid-America Pipeline Company LLC, Enterprise Products Operating LLC to Pay $1M for Spills in Iowa, Kan., Neb.
05/18/2012Soil Cleanup to Begin at Smalley-Piper Superfund Site in Collierville, TN
05/07/2012Idaho Frozen Food company pays EPA penalty for chemical reporting violations
04/26/2012EPA and Mass. DEP Host Public Meeting on Walton and Lonsbury Site in Attleboro
04/26/2012EPA Removal Work Begins at Danvers, Mass. Site
04/06/2012Statement on Passing of Peter Lord, Environmental Reporter for Providence Journal
04/03/2012Cosmoflex, Inc., to Pay $80,000 Civil Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations at Hannibal, Mo., Manufacturing Plant
03/27/2012EPA Region 7 Issues Notice of Violation to Grain Processing Corporation, Inc., of Muscatine, Iowa, for Clean Air Act Issues
03/27/2012National Cooperative Refinery Association to Pay $700,000 in Penalties for Violations at Kansas Refinery and Storage Facility
03/19/2012EPA Continues Cleanup of Mercury Spill at Putnam Middle School in Irondale,
03/14/2012EPA and MassDEP Joint Statement on Fire Response in Boston’s Back Bay
03/06/2012Refinery in Coffeyville, Kan., to Pay Almost $1M Civil Penalty for Environmental Violations Related to Air Emissions
02/28/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy and Power, Environment and the Economy
02/22/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding Holcomb Creosote Site, Yadkinville, NC
02/22/2012Drums from the Lehigh Valley Railroad Derailment Superfund Site in Le Roy, New York To Be Removed by Friday
02/21/2012Seeing no levels of concern, EPA curtails emergency air monitoring at BP refinery fire site near Bellingham, Washington
02/13/2012EPA’s FY 2013 Budget Proposal Focuses on Core Environmental and Human Health Protections / EPA budget supports President Obama’s vision of an America that is built to last
02/02/2012Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC to Pay $10,150 for Risk Management Plan Violations at Council Bluffs Ethanol Plant
01/31/2012South San Francisco Food Processing Factory Will Pay Nearly $700,000 in Penalties,
Spend $6 Million to Update Refrigeration System Safety
01/18/2012EPA, New Jersey DEP and Local School Districts Protect Students from Lead in School Drinking Water
12/16/2011EPA Issues Cooperative Agreement to Joplin, Mo.; $500,000 in Funding to Address Lead Exposures Caused by May 22 Tornado
12/15/2011EPA Region 7 Completes 10,000th Residential Yard Cleanup of Lead-Contaminated Soils at Omaha Lead Site in Omaha, Neb.
12/14/2011EPA Region 7 to Host News Conference Dec. 15 to Discuss Milestone in Cleanup of Residential Yards in Omaha, Neb.
11/17/2011November 2011 SPCC Compliance Deadline Extended to May 2013 for Agricultural Facilities; EPA Providing Compliance Assistance to Farms for SPCC Rule
11/16/2011Ag Processing Inc to Pay $96,588 Penalty for Failure to Develop Facility Response Plan for Operations in Mason City, Iowa
11/16/2011We Can’t Wait: Obama Administration Proposes Historic Fuel Economy Standards to Reduce Dependence on Oil, Save Consumers Money at the Pump/ Next phase in national program for light-duty vehicles will save consumers thousands of dollars at the pump while saving billions of barrels of oil, curbing pollution, enabling long-term planning for automakers
11/09/2011PM Resources, Inc., of Bridgeton, Mo., to Pay $44,623 Civil Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations
11/01/2011EPA Encourages City of Joplin, Mo., to Apply for Cooperative Agreement to Respond to Lead Exposure Caused by Tornado
10/25/2011Tetra Micronutrients to Pay $70,000 Penalty for Risk Management Program Violations at Fairbury, Neb., Facility
10/21/2011EPA Emergency Crews Successful in Snuffing Tire Fire (South Dakota)
10/20/2011EPA and Municipality of Guaynabo Removing 1,500 Toxic Drums and Containers from Abandoned Warehouse
10/18/2011Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., to Pay $300,000 Civil Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at St. Joseph, Mo., Facility
10/14/2011EPA Study of Toxic Air Pollution near Elizabeth, NJ Middle School Finds Air Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
10/13/2011Pittsburgh to host emergency preparedness conference
10/06/2011Flood Waters Completely Drained, System to Treat Contaminated Ground Water Back On Line at American Cyanamid Superfund Site
10/06/2011EPA issues cleanup directive to Enbridge
10/04/2011EPA announces completion of mission assignment in response to Minot, ND floods
09/21/2011St. Charles County, Mo., Public Water Supply District to Pay $5,696 Civil Penalty for Risk Management Program Violations
09/20/2011Stratham N.H. Facility to Pay Fine for Environmental Reporting Violations
09/19/2011EPA Warns New York City Residents about Dangers of Illegal Pesticides; Agency Sweep of Businesses in Several City Neighborhoods Reveals Illegal Products Are Easy to Find
09/19/2011Cleanup of Hazardous Materials Completed at Hillsborough, N.H. Site
09/15/2011EPA Adds Garfield Ground Water Contamination Site in Garfield, NJ to the Superfund List; 500 Homes and Businesses Inspected for Contamination by Hexavalent Chromium
09/09/2011Black Substance in Anacostia River Found to be Rare Algal Bloom
08/22/2011NEDAK Ethanol to Pay $3,600 Penalty, Purchase Radios, Install Leak Sensors, for Failure to Develop Risk Management Plan
08/15/2011Settlement Will Pay Clean Air Act Penalties and Repay Portion of Clean Up Costs from Danvers, Mass. Explosion in 2006
08/12/2011EPA Update on Yellowstone River Oil Spill (Silvertip Pipeline), August 12th, 2011
08/11/2011Public Meeting on Enbridge Pipeline Spill in Marshall, Michigan, August 17, 6:30 p.m.
08/09/2011Grant of $30,000 to Help Anhydrous Ammonia Facilities in Iowa Comply with Regulations
08/09/2011Grant of $30,000 to Help Chemical Facilities in Missouri Comply with Regulations
08/05/2011EPA Update on Yellowstone River Oil Spill (Silvertip Pipeline), August 5th, 2011
07/29/2011Removal Effort to Begin at Vassalboro, Maine Site
07/28/2011EPA Update on Yellowstone River Oil Spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 28, 2011
07/26/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Welsbach/Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden County, New Jersey
07/22/2011EPA and New York City Urge People to Save Energy, Money and the Environment on Hot Summer Days
07/21/2011EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 21, 2011
07/20/2011EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 20, 2011
07/20/2011EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 20, 2011
07/20/2011EPA and DEC Report Progress at Tonawanda Coke Corporation; Announce New Commitments in Tonawanda Community -- Benzene Emissions Cut by at least Two-thirds
07/19/2011EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 19, 2011
07/18/2011EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 18, 2011
07/16/2011EPA Update on Yellowstone River Oil Spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 16, 2011
07/15/2011EPA Update on Yellowstone River Oil Spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 15, 2011
07/14/2011EPA Update on Yellowstone River Oil Spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 14, 2011
07/14/2011EPA Urges Residents of Joplin, Mo., to Keep Tornado Debris Segregated into Categories as Curbside Pickup Continues
07/13/2011EPA Update on Yellowstone River Oil Spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 13, 2011
07/12/2011EPA Update on Yellowstone River Oil Spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 12, 2011
07/11/2011EPA Update on Yellowstone River Oil Spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 11, 2011
07/11/2011Safety-Kleen Systems Branch Facility in St. Charles, Mo., to Pay $26,782 Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations
07/11/2011EPA Update on Yellowstone River Oil Spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 10, 2011
07/09/2011EPA Update on Yellowstone River Oil Spill (Silvertip Pipeline), Week 1
07/08/2011Media Advisory: EPA to hold media availability session on July 9th
07/08/2011July 7 Update on Federal Response to Silvertip Pipeline Oil Spill Near Billings, Montana
07/06/2011July 6 Update on Federal Response to Oil Spill near Billings, Montana
06/28/2011Floodway Chemical, Pesticide Contamination below Levels of Health Concern
06/23/2011Cleanup Complete at Markham, Illinois, Dump Site
06/22/2011EPA contains landfill fire on Pine Ridge Reservation
06/21/2011EPA Urges Caution on Tornado Renovation Activities Involving Lead Paint
06/21/2011EPA Closes Joplin Drop-Off Site for Hazardous Waste, White Goods and Electronic Equipment; City of Joplin Drop-Off Site to Remain Open
06/21/2011EPA Issues Final Report on Toxic Air Pollution Near Paulsboro High School, N.J.; Finds Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
06/20/2011MRC Recycling Begins Processing Thousands of Electronic Goods Collected from Joplin, Mo., Tornado Debris
06/20/2011Residents Urged to Move and Secure Potentially Hazardous Items in Advance of Rising Floodwaters along the Missouri River
06/07/2011Air Monitoring Results for Particulate Matter, Asbestos Posted on EPA's Joplin Tornado Web Page; No Health Concerns So Far
06/07/2011EPA Opens Drop-Off Site for Hazardous Waste, White Goods and Electronic Equipment from Joplin Tornado; Curbside Pickup Also an Option
06/06/2011EPA responds to crude release near Rawlins, WY
05/26/2011EPA’s Limited Sampling Indicates Bacteria in Floodwaters at Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in Southeast Missouri
05/26/2011EPA Completes Cleanup of Abandoned Manufacturing Site in Camden, N.J.
05/24/2011EPA to Conduct Limited Floodwater Sampling at the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway
05/20/2011EPA and Louisiana Continue to Address Flood Issues
04/26/2011Oregon Freeze Dry, Inc. pays over $3,000 for failure to report ammonia release
04/25/2011EPA Directs Company to Supply Information in PA Gas Well Incident
04/12/2011EPA to Hold Public Meeting April 14 on Cleanup of Former Crown Laundry Site in Indianapolis
04/08/2011Arnette Limited of Richmond, Mo., to Pay $90,591 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste and Community Right-to-Know Violations
03/25/2011EPA to Host Open Houses on Ten-Mile Drain Superfund Site in St. Clair Shores, Mich.

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