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07/30/2014Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities resolves hazardous waste violations stemming from highway paint
07/22/2014EPA Air Pollution Settlement with DuPont Chemical Facility in Tonawanda, NY; Approved by Federal Court
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grant to NYC Parks to Boost Citizen Science in City Parks along the Bronx and Harlem Rivers
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grant to Reduce Water Pollution Along the Cano Martin Pena in San Juan, Puerto Rico
07/15/2014EPA Proposes PCB Cleanup Plan for Lower Ley Creek Portion of Onondaga Lake Superfund Site Located in Town of Salina, New York; Public Meeting to Be Held on July 29 in the Town of Salina Town Hall
07/15/2014EPA to Hold a Public Meeting Concerning the Seven Out Tank Site
07/14/2014Second Phase of Cleanup Work to Begin at Mercury Refining Superfund Site On Colonie/Guilderland Border; Total Cleanup Cost Estimated at $9.3 Million
07/11/2014EPA Orders Hercules Incorporated to Perform Response Actions at its Hattiesburg Facility
07/10/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Housatonic River “Rest of River” - Public Hearing to be Held on Tuesday, Sept. 23
07/10/2014EPA Settlement Protects Community Health and the Environment from Hazardous Waste Pollution in Baltimore
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
07/09/2014District Court of Appeals ruling on the petition for review of final EPA action placing the CTS of Asheville site on the National Priorities List
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
07/02/2014Fort Wainwright Reduces Water Contamination Risk from Fuel Tanks in EPA Settlement
07/01/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Reduce Methane, Other Harmful Pollution from New Landfills/Agency also seeks public input on potential updates to guidelines for existing landfills
07/01/2014EPA Finalizes $45 Million* Plan to Address Pollution in Three Areas of Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey
06/27/2014EPA Proposes Cleanup Plan for Toxic Site in Newfield, New Jersey; Heavy metals and hexavalent chromium to be Addressed
06/26/2014Results of Surface Radiation Screening Suggest Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex Remains Suitable for Public Use
06/24/2014EPA Proposed Plan Meeting Scheduled for International Mineral and Chemical Site in Spartanburg, SC
06/24/2014Roanoke Chemical Distributor Ordered to Pay
$612,339 for Hazardous Waste Storage Violations
06/24/2014Lakeville, Mass. Refrigerated Warehouses Improve Public Safety Practices under EPA Settlement
06/23/2014EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Lake Erie
06/19/2014Mo-Kan Regional Council to Apply $1.2M in EPA Grants toward Environmental Job Training and Brownfields Redevelopment
06/19/2014Public Availability Session planned by EPA to provide CTS Site Update
06/12/2014Seabrook N.H. Metal Finisher Improves Hazardous Waste Management under EPA Settlement
06/12/2014EPA Settlement with the City of Buffalo Protects Residents from Hazardous Waste and Materials; Buffalo to Host Nine Hazardous Waste Collection and Recycling Events throughout the City in 2014
06/06/2014EPA to Temporarily Relocate 3 Families Affected by Elevated TCE Levels near Former CTS Site
06/05/2014EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River “Rest of River” Project
06/05/2014EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River “Rest of River” Project
06/03/2014EPA Awards City of Wilson, NC and the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments a total of $1.4 Million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites
05/30/2014EPA Reaches Legal Settlement with Operators of Arecibo Landfill to Reduce Waste and Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Agreement Creates Recycling Program in Arecibo
05/28/2014EPA Awards $1.5 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in South Carolina
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Mobile, AL
05/28/2014EPA Awards $1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Campbell County, TN
05/28/2014EPA Provides $388,000 to Assess Contaminated Properties in the Cano Martin Pena Communities in San Juan, Puerto Rico
05/28/2014EPA Provides $2 Million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties Across New Jersey; Projects in Camden, Union County, Mercer County and Newark
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
05/27/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines; Grant Provides $246,931 to Protect People from Harmful Air Pollution
05/27/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines; Grants Provide $1.1 Million to Protect People from Harmful Air Pollution
05/21/2014Public Availability Sessions Scheduled for Lee’s Lane Landfill Superfund Site
05/13/2014Kerr-McGee Chemical Superfund Site in Columbus, Miss. Public Comment Period Extended
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
05/09/2014Companies Agree to Pay for Cleanup of Contaminated Ground Water at Evor Phillips Leasing Company Superfund Site in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey
05/08/2014EPA Settlement Protects Community Health and the Environment from Hazardous Waste Pollution in Petersburg, Va.
05/08/2014EPA Adds One Hazardous Waste Site in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
05/08/2014EPA Adds Unimatic Manufacturing Corporation site in Fairfield, NJ to the Federal Superfund List; PCBs Contaminated Site
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
05/05/2014Dredging of Toxics Resumes in Upper Hudson River for Fifth Season; PCB Cleanup Designed to Restore Hudson River; Created Hundreds of New Jobs
05/02/2014EPA and DOJ to Host Public Meeting:
Seeking Kerr-McGee Chemical (Columbus) Superfund Site Public Comments
05/01/2014EPA Stops Brooklyn Company from Selling Illegal Pesticides; Protects Public from Potential Health Risks
05/01/2014EPA Put Out Smoldering Tire Fire at Penuelas, Puerto Rico Site; EPA Spends $400,000 to Eliminate This Air Pollution Threat
04/30/2014Statement from EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks on West Lake Landfill
04/30/2014EPA Region 7 to Conduct Removal Action and Radiological Assessment at Beta Chem Lab Facility in Lenexa, Kan.
04/30/2014EPA to Revise Permit Requirements for DuPont Pompton Lakes Cleanup
04/30/2014EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for the Cinnaminson Ground Water Contamination Superfund Site in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
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
04/25/2014EPA Seeks Small Businesses’ Input on Lead Paint for Public and Commercial Buildings
04/17/2014EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York; New Phase in Multi-Million Dollar Cleanup to be Launched
04/16/2014EPA Stops New Jersey Company from Selling Illegal Pesticides; Protects Public from Health Risks
04/16/2014OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day
04/15/2014Settlements Ensure that New England Painting Companies Protect Children from Lead Paint Hazards
04/11/2014EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Toxic Sediment from the Passaic River; Largest Cleanup in EPA History Will Protect People’s Health and Create Jobs
04/08/2014EPA Officials to Discuss Activities at Hemphill Road TCE Superfund Site
04/08/2014EPA Reaches Agreement with Two Companies Requiring the Cleanup of Asbestos at a School and Head Start Facility in Penuelas, Puerto Rico
04/03/2014National 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
03/31/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Public from an Illegal Nano Silver Pesticide in Food Containers; Cites NJ Company for Selling Food Containers with an Unregistered Pesticide Warns Large Retailers Not to Sell These Products
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 Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities
03/25/2014Five Washington companies comply with chemical emergency planning laws
03/24/2014Buffalo Receives $500,000 EPA Great Lakes Grant For Green Infrastructure to Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie
03/20/2014EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Contaminated Buildings at Radiation Technology, Inc. Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey; Encourages the Public to Comment
03/18/2014EPA Requires Five New England Companies to Better Manage Hazardous Chemicals to Protect Community
03/14/2014EPA to Hold a Public Availability Sessions to discuss Closeout Activities at the Perdido Groundwater Contamination Site in Perdido, AL
03/13/2014Cleanup Activities Have Begun at the Chemfax, Inc. Site in Gulfport, MS
EPA to Hold a Public Availability Session on March 18, 2014
03/12/2014Town of Newburgh, New York Providing Clean Drinking Water to Area Residents Under Agreement with EPA; Additional Environmental Projects Protecting Water Quality
02/26/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the LCP Chemicals, Inc. Superfund Site in Linden, New Jersey; $36.5 Million Cleanup at Old Chlorine Plant will Protect Community from Mercury and Other Contaminants
02/25/2014EPA orders US Magnesium to address acid spill near Rowley, Utah facility
02/18/2014Two Contractors Fined and Will Take Action to Protect Children from Lead Paint Hazards under Settlement
02/10/2014EPA’s Public Meeting to Discuss Hemphill Road TCE Superfund Site has been Cancelled
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Connecticut
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in New Hampshire
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Rhode Island
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Vermont
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Maine
02/07/2014EPA Evaluation Finds Use of Coal Ash in Concrete and Wallboard Appropriate
02/06/2014EPA Requests Input on Hazardous Waste Management in the Retail Sector
02/03/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline is Feb. 21, 2014
01/30/2014EPA Directs NL Industries to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; $79 Million Cleanup Will Remove Toxic Lead from Popular Beach and Public Park
01/30/2014EPA to Remove Over Two Thousand Drums and Containers of Hazardous Materials from Elk Township, New Jersey Facility; $800,000-Plus Cleanup Will Protect the Community and Area Wetlands
01/29/2014EPA Settlement with Baltimore Companies Helps Provide Safe Handling of Hazardous Waste
01/13/2014Phoenix Color Corp. Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Hagerstown Facility
01/13/2014Warner Graham Settles Hazardous Waste Violations
at Cockeysville, Md., Facility
01/09/2014EPA Launches New Citizen Science Website; Resources Available to Conduct Scientific Investigations in Communities

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