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01/08/2014EPA Requires Hudson, NH Manufacturing Company to Pay a Fine and Make Hazardous Waste Operations Safer for Community
01/07/2014EPA Orders Company to Stop Removing Asbestos at the Former Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center in Dutchess County, NY
12/31/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period to February 5 for Plan to Address Pollution at Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey
12/26/2013EPA Seeks Nominations for Prestigious Annual Environmental Quality Awards; Awards Recognize Efforts in Communities to Protect Public Health and the Environment
12/23/2013EPA Completes Work at Newark, New Jersey Housing Project to Protect the Community from High Levels of Lead in Soil; 650 Tons of Lead-contaminated Soil Removed in $1.4 Million Cleanup to Protect Children from Lead Exposure
12/19/2013EPA Rule Provides a Clear Pathway for Using Carbon Capture and Sequestration Technologies
12/19/2013Chicopee Company Pays Fine and Ships over 40,000 lbs of Hazardous Waste, Protecting Human Health and the Environment
12/19/2013Following Fatal Blast, Metal Recycler Required to Invest in Modern Technology and Company-Wide Protections to Prevent Future Accidental Chemical Releases
12/17/2013Oregon Companies Settle with EPA for Illegal Disposal of Millions of Pounds of Reactive Hazardous Waste
12/13/2013EPA Announces a Public Meeting and Public Comment Period for the Proposed Listing of the Walker Machine Products Site in Collierville, TN to the National Priorities List (NPL)
12/11/2013EPA Announces Dec. 17 Public Availability Session in York, Neb., to Discuss Groundwater Contamination Issues
12/11/2013EPA Proposes Pair of Groundwater Contamination Sites in York, Neb., for Addition to Superfund’s National Priorities List
12/11/2013EPA Proposes to Add Union County Refinery Site
to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Nine hazardous waste sites added, eight proposed nationally
12/11/2013EPA Adds Wilcox Oil Site in Creek Co., OK, to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Nine hazardous waste sites added, eight proposed nationally
12/11/2013EPA Adds Cibola County, NM, Mine to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Nine hazardous waste sites added, eight proposed nationally
12/11/2013EPA adds Two and Proposes One Site in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
12/11/2013EPA Proposes to Add the Troy Chemical Corporation Site in Newark, NJ to the Superfund List; Mercury and other Toxics Contaminate Pierson’s Creek and Newark Bay
12/11/2013EPA Proposes to Add the Unimatic Manufacturing Corporation site in Fairfield, NJ to the Superfund List; Soil, Water and Building Contaminated with PCBs
12/11/2013EPA Proposes to Add Radioactive Site in Ridgewood, Queens to the Federal Superfund List; Defunct Company Dumped Radioactive Waste into Sewer System and on the Land
12/10/2013EPA Provides Over $345,000 to Protect Wetlands in New York; Citizen Science to be Used in the Adirondacks to Collect Environmental Data
12/10/2013EPA Provides Funding to Protect Wetlands in New Jersey; Nearly $430,000 Awarded for Wetlands Assessments and to Address New Jersey’s Changing Climate
11/27/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Proposed Cleanup Plan for Cidra, Puerto Rico Superfund Site; Proposed Plan Will Address Contaminated Soil and Ground Water; Dec. 4 Public Meeting Announced
11/26/2013$2.5 Million Plant to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York Nears Completion; EPA Announces Agreements with Companies to Conduct Studies of Contamination at the Site; Total Actions Expected to Cost at Least $4.5 Million
11/20/2013Puerto Rico Land Authority Agrees to Stop Clearing Wetlands in Guanica, Puerto Rico; Will Mitigate Damage Done
11/19/2013EPA Funds Project to Promote Environmental Sustainability at New York City Restaurants
11/19/2013EPA Funds Project to Prevent Pollution from Car Repair Businesses in the South Bronx; EPA Provides $149,000 to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
11/19/2013EPA to Fund Projects that Help Businesses in New Jersey Prevent Pollution; More Than $335,000 in EPA Grants Going to Small and Medium-sized Companies
11/05/2013EPA Completes Fourth Season of Hudson River Dredging; Project Now about 73% Complete with GE, Not Taxpayers, Paying the Full Cost of Cleanup; $2 Billion Dredging Project Continues to Create Local Jobs
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Scorpio Recycling Superfund site in Toa Baja; EPA to spend $3 Million to Address Heavy Metal Contamination
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Woodbrook Road Dump Superfund Site in South Plainfield, New Jersey; Contaminated Soil and Debris to be Removed; Cleanup Expected to Cost $24 Million
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Ground Water Near the New Cassel Industrial Area in Nassau County, N.Y.; Cleanup Expected to Cost $22.9 Million
11/01/2013EPA Hosts 2013 International Decontamination Research and Development Conference
10/31/2013EPA Settles Alleged Violations of Safety Standards
at Pretium Packaging Plants in Manchester, Pa and Muscatine, Iowa
10/30/2013EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for the Ellis Property Site in Evesham Township, New Jersey; EPA Cost of Removal of Contaminated Soil Estimated at $13.6 Million
10/29/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan for Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site
10/29/2013EPA Finalizes Plan for Cleanup at Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, New York; $4 Million Cleanup Will Address Contamination
10/28/2013Former Winchester, Idaho hotel owner settles with EPA for asbestos demolition violations
10/23/2013Ritchie Enterprises Inc., of Sullivan, Mo., to Pay $30,000 for Failure to Use Lead Safe Work Practices and Notify Homeowners of Lead Risks
10/21/2013EPA Issues Amendment to Record of Decision for the Peoples Natural Gas Superfund Site in Dubuque, Iowa
09/30/2013EPA Completes Third Five Year Review of Geigy Chemical Corporation in Aberdeen, NC
09/30/2013EPA Completes Third Five Year Review of Benfield Industries Inc. in Waynesville, NC
09/30/2013EPA Completes Second Five Year Review of Aberdeen, NC Pesticide Dump Site
09/30/2013City of Tacoma settles with EPA for violating federal rules on PCBs in used oil
09/30/2013EPA Takes Public Comments on Proposal to Delete an Oneida County Site from the Superfund List after Cleanup
09/30/2013EPA Proposes Plan to Address Pollution in Three Areas of Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey; Results of Long-term Ground Water Monitoring to be Made Available to the Public; Public Encouraged to Comment on Proposed $46.7 million Cleanup Plan
09/30/2013EPA Obtains Warrant to Address Over 1000 Drums and Containers at New Jersey Facility; Ongoing Investigation Reveals Presence of Hazardous Materials (Photos Available via Web Link)
09/30/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York; $506 Million Cleanup Will Remove Contaminated Sediment and Create Jobs
09/27/2013EPA Announces Second Opportunity for Public Comments on Proposed Ban on Boat Sewage Dumping into Lake Erie
09/26/2013EPA Announces New Home for New York-New Jersey Harbor and Estuary Program; The Hudson River Foundation to Host Important Clean Water Program
09/20/2013EPA, Air Force, Florida sign Cleanup Agreement for Tyndall Air Force Base
09/20/2013EPA Announces the start of Sampling Activities at the CTS of Ashville, Inc. Superfund Site in Ashville,North Carolina
09/20/2013EPA Superfund Removal Action to Begin at the PandW Waste Oil Site in Brunswick County, North Carolina
09/18/2013Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson settles with EPA for hazardous waste law violations
09/16/2013EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck and Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen Announce Successful Removal of Hazardous Waste from Radiation Technology Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey; Tour Five Superfund Sites in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties
09/12/2013Cleanup Work to Begin at Mercury Refining Superfund Site On Colonie/Guilderland Border; EPA to Hold September 16 Public Meeting on the $9 Million Cleanup Plan
09/11/2013EPA Grant to Help St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Reduce Asthma Attacks
09/11/2013EPA Provides Grant for Urban Gardening and Green Infrastructure Program in Newark, New Jersey
09/09/2013EPA Region 7’s Healthy Schools Toolkit Provides New Online Resources for School Professionals, Providers and Public
09/05/2013EPA fines Shell for Clean Air Act permit violations during offshore oil exploration in Alaska
08/26/2013EPA focusing on industrial stormwater compliance, targeting a serious threat to Puget Sound water quality
08/23/2013EPA Proposes Plan to Address Contaminated Soils and Ground Water at Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site in Maywood and Rochelle Park, New Jersey; Cleanup Estimated to Cost $17 Million; Plan Will Address Contamination at Former Maywood Chemical Works
08/23/2013Hazardous Waste Settlement Leads to School Cleanups in 60 Schools in R.I. and Mass.
08/22/2013EPA Proposes to Renew Clean Harbors PCB Permit; Public Comment Period Begins
08/21/2013Pueblo of Laguna Resident Receives National Community Involvement Award
08/21/2013EPA To Hold August Public Meeting on LCP Chemicals, Inc. Superfund Site in Linden, New Jersey; Proposed Plan Calls for Comprehensive Cleanup Of Mercury and other Contaminants
08/20/2013EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Chemical Pollution in Wall Township, Manasquan Borough and Sea Girt, New Jersey; Public Hearing Will Take Place August 27 on the $18.9 Million Cleanup Plan
08/16/2013EPA Encourages Public to Comment on Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Woodbrook Road Dump Superfund Site in South Plainfield, New Jersey; Contaminated Soil and Debris to Be Removed
08/12/2013Salem, Mass. Contractor Faces Penalty for Violating Lead Renovation Rule at Kittery, Maine Site
08/08/2013Meriden Conn. Company Pays Fine for Hazardous Waste Violations
08/08/2013EPA Provides $260,000 to Improve Water Quality in Onondaga Lake and Beyond; Grants to Fund an Onondaga Lake Watershed Coordinator and Green Jobs Training Program
08/08/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Scorpio Recycling Superfund site in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico; $3 Million Project to Address Contaminated Land
08/07/2013Dredging Begins to Remove 20,000 Cubic Yards of Highly Contaminated Mud from Lyndhurst Section of the Passaic River; $20 Million Project to be Paid by Various Companies
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
07/23/2013EPA Reduces Regulatory Burden for Industrial Facilities Using Solvent Wipes/Common-sense exclusion will save industry up to $27.8 million per year
07/23/2013EPA Awards $350,000 to New Mexico to Clean-Up and Revitalize Contaminated Brownfields Sites
07/17/2013In the Wake of Sandy, Conference Offers Green Solutions for New Jersey Communities; EPA and Rutgers University Co-Host Green Infrastructure Conference at Duke Farms - Public Encouraged to Attend
07/15/2013Three Entities in Missouri to Receive Total of $1.6M in Supplemental Funds to Clean and Redevelop Brownfields
07/15/2013EPA Provides $1.5 Million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties Across New York State
07/11/2013R.I. Property Management Company Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint Hazards in Providence
07/02/2013Groundbreaking for $3.15 Million PCB Cleanup at the Former Lawrence Metals Site in Chelsea, Mass.
06/25/2013Oregon and Idaho property managers failed to disclose lead paint hazards to renters
06/21/2013EPA Begins Construction of Water line in Chester and Washington Townships, N.J.; $7.3 Million Project Will Provide Safe Drinking Water to Residents and Businesses
06/20/2013EPA Seeks Input on New Clean Air Standards for Solid Waste Landfills
06/13/2013St. Louis Community College Selected to Receive $199,994 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant
06/13/2013EPA Announces More Than $3 Million in Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants to Help Facilitate Environmental Stewardship and Cleanup Across the Country
06/13/2013EPA Announces Florida State College at Jacksonville as Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Recipient
06/12/2013EPA awards Denver-area firm $80K to advance chemical and biological waste technology
06/11/2013FMC Corporation to begin Superfund cleanup at former phosphorus processing plant near Pocatello, Idaho
06/10/2013EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congress Member Sean Patrick Maloney Assess Cleanups at Superfund Sites in Orange and Dutchess Counties
06/07/2013EPA Provides Funds to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species into Lake George; $50,000 Provided to Purchase Boat Inspection and Washing Stations
06/05/2013EPA Orders Company to Address Contamination at Former Aluminum Production Site in Ravenswood, West Virginia
06/04/2013EPA Announces a Proposed Plan Public Meeting for the Sanford Dry Cleaners Superfund Site
05/31/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; $79 Million Cleanup Will Remove Lead from Popular Beach and Public Park
05/30/2013Public Comments Sought on Proposed Coal Ash Cleanup Settlement with Rotary Drilling Supply in Jefferson County, Mo.
05/22/2013EPA Begins Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor
05/22/2013EPA Reaches Agreement with Several Companies to Conduct a Study of a Contaminated Site in the New Jersey Meadowlands Near Hackensack River
05/21/2013EPA Adds Two Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional Two Sites
05/21/2013EPA Adds the Matlack, Inc. Site in Woolwich Township, New Jersey to the Superfund List
05/21/2013EPA Adds the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, New Jersey to the Superfund List; Seven Acre Site along the Passaic River Contaminated with PCBs and Volatile Organic Compounds
05/21/2013EPA Proposes to Add Wilcox Oil Site in Creek Co., OK, to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites

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