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05/22/2015St. Louis Community College to Receive $192,300 from EPA to Recruit, Train and Place Workers in Green Environmental Jobs
05/22/2015EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/20/2015EPA Directs DuPont to Remove Mercury from Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
05/19/2015EPA Encourages the Public to Provide Input on Plan to Address Contaminated Groundwater at Curtis Specialty Papers Superfund Site in Milford and Alexandria Township, New Jersey; Public Meeting to Take Place May 28
05/13/2015EPA Inspections Reveal Hazardous Waste Violations at GKN Armstrong Wheels in Estherville and Armstrong, Iowa
05/11/2015Federal and State Governments Reach Legal Agreement with Tonawanda Coke to Reduce Pollution; Company to Pay $12 million to Address Violations of Environmental Laws
05/07/2015Sixth Season of Hudson River Dredging Begins; Historic Dredging Project Draws to a Close; Next Up: Cleaning Up Floodplains
04/29/2015EPA Proposes to Remove Alexandria Township, New Jersey Landfill from Superfund List
04/27/2015Effort Begins to Reduce Children’s Exposure to Lead Paint in Nashua, N.H. Area
04/22/2015THURSDAY: EPA to Hold a Public Meeting About the Cleanup of Cavenham Forest Industries Site in Gulfport
04/20/2015Under Settlement, North Windham, Conn. Company Reduces Hazardous Waste
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.
04/16/2015EPA Revises Final Cleanup Plan for Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey
03/24/2015EPA Proposes to Add Burnet Co., TX, Groundwater Plume to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Two hazardous waste sites added, six proposed nationally
03/24/2015EPA Proposes to Add Washington Parish, LA, Creosote Site to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Two hazardous waste sites added, six proposed nationally
03/23/2015Pinnacle Oilfield Services Violates Environmental Laws in La.
03/20/2015EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines; Grants Provide $1.18 Million to Protect People from Harmful Air Pollution
03/19/2015EPA Provides New York State $197 Million for Clean Water Projects
03/19/2015EPA Provides New Jersey $74 Million for Clean Water Projects
03/19/2015EPA Provides Puerto Rico $27 Million for Clean Water Projects
03/19/2015$22 Million Paid For Cleanup Costs and Natural Resource Damages at the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics site in South Plainfield, NJ
03/10/2015TODAY: Hub City Humane Society Together with Chuck and Gayle Davis to Receive EPA Reuse Award
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
03/09/2015EPA Provides $200,000 to the South Bronx Economic Development Corp. to Support Assessment, Cleanup and Reuse of Contaminated Properties
03/09/2015EPA Provides $200,000 to Camden, New Jersey to Support Assessment, Cleanup and Reuse of Contaminated Properties
03/09/2015EPA Provides $200,000 to the City of Rochester, New York to Support Assessment, Cleanup and Reuse of Contaminated Properties
03/09/2015Dubuque, Iowa, and Pittsburg, Kan., to Receive Brownfields Grants from EPA to Help Community Redevelopment Plans
03/06/2015CSX Agrees to EPA Order for Clean-up of Areas Impacted by West Virginia Train Derailment
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
02/10/2015EPA Inspections Reveal Hazardous Waste Violations at ABC Labs of Columbia, Mo.
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
01/22/2015Anderson, 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
01/20/2015EPA Says Air Quality near West Lake Landfill Consistent with Greater St. Louis and Other Midwest Cities
01/13/2015Proposed Settlement Regarding Cleanup of Superfund Site In Warren County, New Jersey; Value of Cleanup Work Estimated at $92 Million; Underground Contaminated Plume to be Addressed
01/09/2015EPA to Hold a Public Meeting About Proposed Plan to Clean Up Soil Contamination at Benfield Industries, Inc. Superfund Site in Waynesville, N.C.
01/08/2015Reuse of Spent Foundry Sands Yields Environmental Benefits
12/19/2014EPA Announces First National Regulations to Safeguard Disposal of Coal Ash
12/17/2014EPA Region 7 Receives Report of Groundwater Analysis by U.S. Geological Survey for West Lake Landfill Superfund Site
12/15/2014EPA Provides a Quarter Million Dollars to Protect Wetlands in New York
12/15/2014EPA Provides Over Half a Million Dollars to Protect Wetlands in New Jersey
12/10/2014EPA Rule Promotes Responsible Hazardous Materials Recycling, Protects Communities
12/08/2014EPA Finalizes Libby Amphibole Asbestos Health Assessment/Risk assessment shows EPA cleanup has reduced cancer and non-cancer risks in Libby and Troy
12/03/2014EPA Announces Environmental Education Grants for Syracuse University and the Onondaga Environmental Institute
12/02/2014EPA to Evaluate 22 Previously Cleaned Superfund Sites
12/01/2014EPA to Begin Cleanup at Blue Ridge Plating Site in Arden, N.C.
11/25/2014EPA protects central Arizona tribal lands by requiring safe handling of hazardous waste and pesticides
11/24/2014Beazer East Completes Cleanup of Over 100 Residential Structures at the Cabot Koppers Site in Gainesville, Fla.
11/21/2014Head of EPA Visits Jersey City to Highlight EPA Investment in Local Communities; Jersey City Mayor Fulop and Administrator McCarthy Visit Berry Lane Park Project
11/20/2014Remedial Actions Have Begun at Sanford Cleaners Superfund Site in Sanford, Fla.
11/19/2014$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound; $563,248 awarded to support projects in New York
11/13/2014EPA Settlement with Dura Bond Pipe will
Help Protect Residents in the Harrisburg Area
11/13/2014EPA Settlement with Mack Trucks Inc. Protects Community Health and the Environment from Hazardous Waste Pollution in Lehigh County, Pa.
11/13/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Diesel Buses in Puerto Rico; Grant Provides More than $208,000 to the Puerto Rico Metropolitan Bus Authority
11/12/2014EPA Grant to Help Capital District-Area Business Develop Green Technology; Ecovative Design of Green Island, New York Receives $300,000 for Development of Green Alternative to Foam Packaging
11/12/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Plan to Remove Mercury Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake; EPA to Host Public Information Session for Pompton Lakes Community Tonight
11/12/2014EPA Administrator to Announce Small Business Award to Nashville, TN based National Recovery Technologies, LLC
11/10/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan in South Plainfield, New Jersey
11/10/2014EPA Funding Helps Businesses in Upstate New York Prevent Pollution; $268,000 Will Help Small and Medium-Sized Companies
11/04/2014Leading Edge Aviation Services Sentenced for Unlawful Handling of Hazardous Waste at Greenville, Miss. Facility
10/30/2014EPA Proposes Revised Plan to Remove Mercury Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
10/30/2014Another Successful Year of Hudson River Cleanup Draws to a Close; One More Year of Dredging Expected
10/24/2014EPA Finalizes List of Polluted Water Bodies in New Jersey; PCBs, Arsenic, and Phosphorus are Most Common Pollutants
10/22/2014EPA Settlement with Whitford Corporation Ensures Proper Management of Hazardous Waste in Elverson, Pa.
10/20/2014Parents, Teachers and Press Urged to Spread Message of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 19-25
10/17/2014EPA Provides Puerto Rico $26.8 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects
10/17/2014EPA Provides New York State $197 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects
10/17/2014EPA seeks comments on draft permit renewal for Veolia hazardous waste incinerator
10/16/2014EPA Announces Proposed Settlement with Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation for Cleanup of Saratoga Springs, NY Superfund Site; Value of Cleanup Work Estimated at $6.5 Million
10/15/2014EPA Encourages Newburgh Families to Have Soil Checked for Lead
10/15/2014EPA and Partners Celebrate Reduced Lead Exposure in Children; Blood lead levels in children around Tar Creek site in Okla. greatly reduced
10/10/2014EPA Encourages Newburgh Families to Have Soil Checked for Lead
10/09/2014EPA Reaches Legal Agreement to Improve Operations at Moca’s Landfill; Agreement also Expands Recycling Program and Establishes a Municipal Composting Program
10/09/2014Water Quality Improves in Long Island Sound; Nitrogen Pollution is Declining
10/07/2014EPA Finalizes Changes to Cleanup Plan to Address VOCs at the Olean Well Field Superfund Site on the Alleghany River in Cattaraugus County in New York
10/07/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Cidra, Puerto Rico Superfund Site; Volatile Organic Compounds Contaminated Drinking Water
10/03/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Lower Ley Creek Portion of Onondaga Lake Superfund Site; $17 to $25 Million to be Spent to Address PCBs
10/01/2014Protecting Children in the Heartland: EPA Region 7, Partners and Public Observe Children’s Health Month throughout October
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 Announces Agreement with GE to Further Investigate Upper Hudson River Floodplain; Comprehensive Study to Cost About $20.5 Million
10/01/2014EPA Proposes to Remove Newburgh, NY Site from Superfund List; $45 Million Spent to Address Bankrupt Metal Processing Site on the Hudson River
10/01/2014EPA Proposes Removal of PCBs in South Plainfield Water Body; Public Meeting to be Held Oct. 21 in South Plainfield, NJ
09/30/2014EPA Finalizes $11 Million Plan to Clean Up Soil and Groundwater at Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York
09/26/2014St. Lawrence County Cheese Manufacturer to Upgrade its Operations in Agreement with the EPA; New Manufacturing Equipment Will Reduce the Amount of Nitrates and Nitric Acid Entering the Oswegatchie River
09/24/2014EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site in NJ
09/22/2014BJ’s Wholesale Club Joins EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge Program; Emphasis on Feeding the Hungry and Not Landfills during Hunger Action Month
09/22/2014EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for Radiation Technology Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey; Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen and EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck Tour Six Superfund Sites in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties
09/18/2014EPA Accepting Comment on Proposed Agreement for the Purchase of Sparrows Point Facility
09/16/2014EPA Adds Pierson’s Creek Site in Newark, NJ to the Federal Superfund List Due to High Levels of Mercury
09/16/2014$120,000 EPA Grant Will Help Puerto Rico Community Group to Reduce Air Pollution
09/16/2014EPA Decision on State of New York’s Proposal to Use Clean Water Funding for Projects Related to Replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge
09/12/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Housatonic River “Rest of River” to October 27, 2014
09/12/2014Navy settles alleged environmental violations
at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads
09/08/2014Partnership Releases New Blueprint to Protect and Restore Long Island Sound; Public Meetings Planned September 16 and 17 in New York and Connecticut
09/04/2014Owners of Buffalo-Area Gas Stations Ordered to Pay $290,000 in Penalties
09/04/2014EPA to Hold Free Citizen Science Conferences in San Juan, Puerto Rico; September 11 and 12 Workshops to be Held at the University of Puerto Rico’s Piedras Campus
08/28/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Public from Hazardous Waste Fines SUNY Downstate Medical Center for Improper Storage and Handling of Hazardous Waste
08/25/2014Marysville metal caster invests $230,000 in hazardous waste reduction as part of EPA settlement

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