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10/09/2015Companies Pay Penalty for Failure to Follow Hazardous Waste Protective Measures
10/08/2015EPA Region 7 Selects Environmental Justice Grant Projects to Address Local Community Health and Environmental Issues
10/08/2015EPA Grant to Help Coral Bay Community Fight Illegal Dumping
10/08/2015EPA Grants to Help New York City Communities Address Local Environmental Challenges; Includes Air Sampling Around JFK Airport
10/08/2015EPA Settlement with New York Electronics Recycler Protects Public from Potential Lead Exposure; ECO International of Vestal Agrees to Properly Dispose of More Than 26 Million Pounds of Hazardous Waste
10/08/2015EPA Finalizes Changes to Plan for Groundwater Remediation at Superfund Site in Newfield, N.J.
10/06/2015EPA Inspections Reveal Hazardous Waste Violations at University of Missouri-Kansas City Campus
10/02/2015EPA Enforcement Settlement with Home Renovation Company to Benefit Kansas City, Mo., Youth Education Center
10/02/2015EPA Settles Major Air Pollution Case with CEMEX de Puerto Rico, Inc.
10/02/2015EPA Finalizes Changes to Cleanup Plan at Olean Well Field Site - AVX Property in Olean, NY
10/01/2015EPA, State of Hawaii negotiate final settlement with U.S. Navy to upgrade Red Hill storage tanks
10/01/2015EPA and DuPont Reach Major Settlement After Fatal Chemical Explosion in Tonawanda, N.Y.
10/01/2015Major Fertilizer Producer Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC to Ensure Proper Handling, Storage and Disposal of 60 Billion Pounds of Hazardous Waste / Manufacturer committing close to $2 billion in funding to address environmental impacts from fertilizer production
09/29/2015Municipality of Isabela Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill; Settlement with EPA Sets Timetable for Landfill’s Closure and Launches Recycling Program
09/28/2015EPA Proposes the Addition of Sites in Atlantic, Iowa, and Norfolk, Nebraska, to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/24/2015EPA Proposes New Protections for International Hazardous Waste Shipments
09/24/2015Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority Signs Legal Agreement with EPA and U.S. Department of Justice to Reduce Air Pollution at Two Power Plants
09/23/2015Kansas City and St. Louis, Mo., and State of Missouri to Receive Shares of EPA Brownfields Funds for Environmental Cleanups
09/23/2015EPA Takes Action Against Underground Petroleum Storage Tank Violations in Monmouth County, Middlesex County and Paterson, New Jersey
09/16/2015Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen and EPA Tour Superfund Sites in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties
09/14/2015EPA To Take Public Input on Draft Plan to Decontaminate and Dismantle PCB Processing Facility in Fort Edward, NY
09/14/2015Settlement with Current and Former Owners of Chemical Facility in Pleasant Hill, Iowa, to Address Groundwater Contamination
09/09/2015EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats Into Cayuga and Seneca Lakes and Seneca River
09/02/2015EPA to Begin Next Round of Residential Yard Cleanups in Late September at Former United Zinc Superfund Site in Iola, Kan.
08/31/2015EPA Proposes Rules to Improve Hazardous Waste Management and Better Protect our Waterways / New Rules Also Reduce Regulatory Burden on Businesses
08/20/2015Demolition to Begin Aug. 24 at Carter Carburetor Superfund Site
08/18/2015EPA Reaches Settlement with Coastal Energy of Willow Springs, Mo., for Clean Water Act, Emergency Planning Violations
08/18/2015Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer named to National EPA Advisory Committee
08/13/2015EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Pesticides Storage Facility in Manati, P.R.; August 18 Public Meeting Planned
08/13/2015EPA Releases Plan to Address Pollution at San German Toxic Site; Public Invited to Public Meeting on August 19
08/13/2015EPA Asks Public for Comments on Plan to Protect Drinking Water in Corozal, P.R.; August 20 Public Meeting Planned
08/11/2015EPA Completes Construction of Water line in Chester and Washington Townships, N.J.; Agency Action Protects Community from Polluted Groundwater
07/30/2015North Slope Borough Settles With EPA for Hazardous Waste Violations
07/30/2015EPA Proposes Plan to Clean up Groundwater at Superfund Site in Newfield, N.J.; Public Meeting to be Held August 12
07/24/2015EPA Regional Administrator Tours Mining Areas with
New Mexico Officials
07/22/2015TRI Reporting Failures from No. Canaan, Conn. Companies Nets Emergency Response Equipment for Local Fire Departments under EPA Settlement
07/21/2015Railway Company Settles Clean Water Act Violations in Maine and Mass.
07/21/2015Hartford, Conn. Property Management Companies Settle with EPA for Lead Paint Disclosure Lapses
07/15/2015EPA Sampling Results announced for Macon Naval Ordnance Plant Superfund site in Macon, Ga.
07/10/2015EPA Removes Tons of Contaminated Soil from Grants, NM, Area Residences
06/30/2015EPA, City of Shreveport Celebrate $400,000 Cleanup Grant
06/30/2015TODAY, 1 PM: EPA Regional Administrator, Shreveport Mayor to Discuss Cleanup Grants
06/17/2015EPA Report Shows Progress on E-Recycling and Identifies Opportunity to Advance G7’s Recognition of Circular Economy
06/15/2015EPA Proposes Changes to Cleanup Plan at Olean Well Field Site - AVX Property in Olean, NY
06/11/2015Owner, operator of Boonsboro, Md. industrial shop settle with EPA to resolve hazardous waste violations
05/29/2015New Jersey Developer to Pay Civil Penalty for Stormwater Violations and Preserve Wetlands; Garden Homes Will Pay $225,000 Penalty and Preserve 108 Acres of Land in New Jersey’s Highlands Preservation Area
05/28/2015EPA Announces $54.3 Million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites, Revitalize Communities, Leverage Jobs and Promote Economic Redevelopment Nationwide
05/28/2015Kansas City, Mo., and St. Louis to Receive EPA Brownfields Grants to Help toward Cleanup of Contaminated Properties
05/28/2015EPA Provides $400,000 to Assess Contaminated Land in Neptune, New Jersey
05/28/2015EPA Provides $400,000 to Assess Contaminated Land in Niagara County, New York
05/27/2015Puerto Rico Developer to Pay $500,000 Penalty to Address Clean Water Act Violations
05/26/2015EPA and DOE K Basin settlement spurs Hanford Cleanup
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

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