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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.
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Vermont
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Maine
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Rhode Island
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Connecticut
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in New Hampshire
01/16/2013EPA Invests $2.7 Million to Reduce Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines in New York and New Jersey
01/16/2013EPA Issues California Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
01/16/2013EPA to Hold Public Meetings to Discuss Proposed Plan for Cleaning Up the Gowanus Canal; Public Encouraged to Attend Public Meetings on January 23 and January 24
01/09/2013EPA Enforcement in 2012 Protects Communities From Harmful Pollution
12/28/2012EPA Grants to Help Two Puerto Rico Communities Boost Recycling and Composting and Reduce Water Pollution; Grants Will Fund Education Initiatives in San Juan and Loiza
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant Will Help Train Syracuse Area Residents About How to Reduce Asthma Attacks and Protect Against Lead Poisoning
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant will Tackle Water Pollution in Peekskill, NY
12/27/2012EPA Proposes Plan for Cleaning Up Gowanus Canal; Multi-million Dollar Cleanup to Revitalize Polluted Brooklyn Waterway
12/27/2012STATEMENT BY EPA ADMINISTRATOR LISA P. JACKSON ANNOUNCING HER LEAVING CABINET AFTER STATE OF UNION
12/21/2012
EPA Releases Update on Ongoing Hydraulic Fracturing Study
12/19/2012EBV Explosives Environmental Company to Pay $580,135 Penalty for Air, Hazardous Waste Violations at Carthage, Mo.
12/19/2012EPA to Remove Mercury from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
12/17/2012ConocoPhillips Kuparuk Unit facility settles with EPA for Oil Discharge to Tundra on Alaska’s North Slope
12/07/2012EPA, State and City Launch Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in New York City
12/04/2012EPA, State and City Extend Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in New York City to December 9th
11/30/2012Settlement Repays Cleanup Costs for Whitman Cistern Site in Whitman, Mass.
11/26/2012New Haven Company Will Pay Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations
11/23/2012EPA, State and City Launch Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in New York City
11/19/2012EPA, State and County Promote Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in Nassau County
11/19/2012AGREEMENT FURTHERS CLEANUP OF THE QUANTA RESOURCES SUPERFUND SITE IN EDGEWATER, NEW JERSEY
11/16/2012Deadline Extended for Brownfields 2013 Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup Grants
11/14/2012EPA Reaches Agreement with Companies to Remediate Contaminated Site in Ravenswood, West Virginia
11/13/2012Third and Most Successful Season of Hudson River Dredging Ends Today; More Than 1.3 Million Cubic Yards of PCB-Contaminated Sediment Removed Since 2009 Dredging Start
11/07/2012U.S. EPA, DoD Northern Command Providing Hazardous Material Response Equipment to Border Towns
11/05/2012EPA To Sponsor Free Webinar on Green School Practices
11/05/2012Behlen Manufacturing Company to Pay $59,996 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Columbus, Neb.
10/25/2012Work Begins to Remove Contamination at Newtown, Conn. Site
10/25/2012Sunoco Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Former Philadelphia Facility
10/24/2012EPA Completes Building Demolition at Toxic Site in Garfield, N.J.
10/23/2012EPA Orders Philadelphia Company to Stop Sale of Unregistered Pesticides
10/23/2012EPA Settles Case Alleging Chemical Reporting Violations at St. Marys, Pa. Plant
10/23/2012U.S. Navy Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Patuxent River Naval Air Station
10/22/2012EPA Recognizes Boeing for Leadership in Revitalization at CCI, Inc. Superfund Site, Olathe, Kan.
10/18/2012Maryland Air National Guard Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Baltimore Facility
10/17/2012EPA Provides New Jersey $78 Million for Clean Water Projects
10/16/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Shenandoah Road Superfund Site in East Fishkill, New York
10/15/2012Fire Extinguished at Hillcrest Industries Work Will Continue to Ensure Piles Do Not Reignite
10/04/2012EPA Region 7 Provides $2.4M to Joplin, Mo., to Sample and Remediate Contaminated Soils Disturbed by May 2011 Tornado
10/03/2012EPA Region 7, Joplin City Officials Schedule Oct. 4 News Conference on Funding to Assist with Tornado Recovery
10/03/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Diaz Chemical Superfund Site; $12 Million Spent to Date
10/02/2012Olson Wire Products Co., Inc. Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Baltimore Facility
10/02/2012York County Company Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Glen Rock, Pa. Manufacturing Facility
10/01/2012New Jersey Glass Manufacturer To Install State-of-the-Art Emissions Controls To Resolve Violations of the Clean Air Act
10/01/2012Settlement with Suiza Dairy Corporation For Violations at Facilities in Puerto Rico Will Make Facilities Safer, Benefit Nearby Communities
10/01/2012EPA Releases Plan to Address PCB Contamination in the Grasse River in Massena, New York; Public Urged to Submit Comments No Later Than November 15
09/28/2012EPA Releases Air Data from Hillcrest Industries Fire; Agency Creates New Web Page to Post Information
09/28/2012EPA Releases Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; Public Hearing to Take Place Oct. 17 in Old Bridge
09/28/2012EPA Announces Remediation Plan for a Part of American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, N.J.
09/27/2012EPA releases Lower Yakima Valley Nitrate Study for public review and input
09/27/2012U.S. EPA Fines U.S. Pipe Company for Hazardous Waste Violations
09/27/2012EPA Provides Grants to Help New York City Residents Monitor Air and Water Pollution in their Communities; Smart Phones will Track Air Pollution in The Bronx, Students Surveying Water Pollution in New York Harbor are Some of the Projects
09/24/2012Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., in St. Joseph, Mo., to Pay Penalty and Build New Hazardous Waste Facility for Mercury Violations
09/24/2012EPA Grant to University of Maryland Will Help Communities Tackle Stormwater, Reduce Pollution to the Chesapeake Bay
09/19/2012Alaska Gold settles with EPA for Clean Water Act violations at Nome Mine Site
09/19/2012EPA and General Electric Company Sign Agreement to Protect Drinking Water at Cayuga County, New York Superfund Site; Drinking Water Impacted by Volatile Organic Compounds
09/19/2012U.S. EPA Fines Biosearch Technologies of Novato, Calif. for Hazardous Waste Violations
09/14/2012Kenai Peninsula Borough maintenance shop to construct new building for hazardous waste storage following series of violations
09/14/2012Nov. 19 is Deadline to Apply for 2013 EPA Brownfields Funding
09/14/2012EPA Adds Areas of Orange and West Orange, N.J. to the Superfund List
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Matlack, Inc. Site in Woolwich Township, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
09/14/2012EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Two sites added in Texas
09/14/2012EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - One Site Added in Louisiana

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