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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
05/21/2013New EPA Video Highlights Success of Citizen Science Efforts in Tonawanda, NY
05/15/2013EPA orders gas stations to close underground injection wells to protect drinking water sources on Yakama Reservation
05/08/2013Eleven Entities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska to Receive More Than $4.5M from EPA to Assess, Clean up and Revitalize Brownfield Properties
05/08/2013EPA Provides $600,000 to Community in Puerto Rico to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/08/2013EPA Provides $1.4 Million to Communities in Upstate New York to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/08/2013EPA Provides $1 Million to New York City and North Hempstead, Long Island to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/08/2013EPA Provides Nearly $3.8 Million to Communities in New Jersey to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
04/29/2013Fourth Season of Dredging Begins in Upper Hudson; Project Expected to Reach Halfway Point during Fourth Season
04/25/2013Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Receive $166,500 for Brownfields Redevelopment Planning
04/18/2013R.I. Landlords Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint Hazards in Woonsocket
04/11/2013EPA Settles Hazardous Waste Cleanup Costs at Site of Former Dry Cleaner in Nelsonia
04/10/2013EPA To Hold Second Budget Call Due to Earlier Technical Difficulties
04/10/2013EPA’s FY 2014 Budget Proposal Maintains the Strength of Federal, State, and Tribal Core Environmental and Human Health Protections/FY 2014 Request Focuses on Transforming the Way EPA Does Business
04/08/2013Dudley, Mass. Packaging Plant to Pay Nearly $485K Penalty for Environmental Violations
04/02/2013Collis Inc to Pay $31,379 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Clinton, Iowa
04/01/2013U.S. Air Force 611th Air Support Group Closes Banned Motor Vehicle Waste Wells at Three Alaska Sites
03/26/2013Federal Court Approves Settlement of Environmental Claims Against Weylchem US, Inc. Facilities in Elgin and Lugoff, South Carolina
03/25/2013Spray Products Corp. Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Montgomery County, Pa. Facility
03/25/2013Michigan Computer Company Owner Sentenced for International Environmental, Counterfeiting Crimes
03/14/2013Teva Pharmaceuticals USA to Pay $2.25M Civil Penalty for Air, Water, and Hazardous Waste Violations at Mexico, Mo., Facility
03/06/2013EPA and four Yakima Valley dairies reach agreement to reduce nitrate in local groundwater
03/06/2013EPA to Discuss Community Coalition Formation in North Birmingham
02/27/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. Superfund Site in Saratoga Springs, New York; Public Meeting on March 7, 2013 at Saratoga Spa State Park
02/08/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site
01/30/2013EPA Brownfields Funding Helps Remove Environmental Barriers for Construction of All Care Health Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa
01/29/2013EPA and Caribbean Coral Reef Protection Group to Host Public Listening Session on St. Thomas on February 25; Public Encouraged to Participate in Person or from Live Videoconference Locations in San Juan, Puerto Rico and St. Croix, USVI
01/24/2013EPA and MDEQ to Meet with Stakeholders regarding Soil Cleanup and Land Use plans at the Picayune Wood Treating Site
01/23/2013EPA to Host Third Chemtronics Superfund Site CAG Formation Meeting
01/22/2013EPA orders Lapwai School District maintenance shop to cleanup threat to nearby drinking water wells
01/22/2013Phillips 66 Company Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Former Refinery in Trainer, Pa.

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